Police and Fire


Duck faces charge of manslaughter

The man arrested last week in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 22 will face manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, along with five other felonies.

Two men arrested on assault

Police arrested two men in Dallas Thursday on assault and menacing charges following an early morning fight.

Two men arrested after assault in Dallas

The pair was taken into custody without incident

Police arrested two men in Dallas on Thursday on assault and menacing charges following an early morning fight.

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Two in custody after fatal crash

Deputies searching for one person of interest

Police arrested a McMinnville man Sunday on charges related to Friday’s fatal motorcycle crash.

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OSP investigating fatal crash on Highway 22

Police trying to find 22-year-old woman

Oregon State Police is looking for a “person of interest” in Friday morning’s fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 22.

Dallas men sentenced in poaching case

Two Dallas men were sentenced on elk poaching and wasting charges in Benton County Court.

Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

Most wanted for April

POINT, Salem PD bust heroin ring

Search finds large amounts of heroin and cocaine

Police arrested three men and seized heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine following a Polk Inter-agency Narcotics Team and Salem Police Street Crimes Unit investigation into a heroin distribution ring in Polk and Marion counties.

Deputies arrest man in stabbing

On Monday, just after midnight, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by officers from the Dallas Police Department and the Oregon State Police, responded to a report of a man who had been stabbed in the chest at 392 N. Kings Valley Highway, outside of Dallas.

Dallas Fire reminds public of burn rules

As the weather continues to get better, Dallas Fire & EMS along with SW Polk Fire District, wants to take this opportunity to go over a few rules if you plan to do any backyard burning.

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Sheriff’s office looking for suspects

The Polk County Sheriff’s deputies still are searching for suspects — a man and a woman — in a home invasion reported Thursday.

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Late-night brawl leads to broken window

West Valley Taphouse was in clean-up mode Friday night after the business’ front window was smashed during a late-night fight involving a group of people.

Coons sentenced to seven years, five months

David Michael Coons of Independence was found guilty of assault in the first degree at the end of a bench trial in which he was charged with stabbing an acquaintance during an altercation.

Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

Most Wanted for March 2017

Dallas Fire, SW Polk reveal strategic plan

Plan identifies strengths, weaknesses and needed changes for both emergency agencies

Dallas Fire & EMS and Southwestern Polk Rural Fire Protection District outlined objectives in the 2016 Fire and Emergency Services Master Plan written for both agencies.


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