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MONMOUTH — Michael Edward Alfrey, 28, was arrested May 15 in Tigard on charges related to a May 14 robbery in Monmouth.

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PERRYDALE –Two people died in a two-vehicle accident at Highway 99W and Bethel Road on Thursday afternoon, according to Oregon State Police.   

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DALLAS – A man remains hospitalized and Dallas Police are searching for a suspect following a hit-and-run accident that resulted in serious injuries to a pedestrian.

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MONMOUTH — Firefighters with the Polk County Fire District No. 1 dished out chili at Monmouth’s Making Spirits Bright on Saturday, a friendly competition for a good cause.

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and State Fire Marshal Jim Walker wants to remind Oregonians to add fire safety to their cooking and holiday meal plans.

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INDEPENDENCE — The kids at the Independence Oregon Child Development Coalition had some special guest readers during story time last week.

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On Nov. 26 at 4:45 p.m., Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash, which resulted in a single fatality, on 22 W at Perrydale Rd, Polk County.

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DALLAS –Quinlyn Harden, the Independence resident who was convicted last month of 30 sex abuse charges involving children, will serve 54 years in prison.

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Police logs are entries from the daily reports from Dallas Police Department and Polk County Sheriff’s office. Not all calls are included. The status of incidents reported may change after investigation.

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POLK COUNTY — Darin Edward Shaw, 50, was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison on charges related to the 2018 death of 31-year-old Joseph Sieg.

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DALLAS — Convicted of 30 counts of sex abuse and rape, Independence resident Quinlyn Harden will be sentenced on Nov. 18.

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POLK COUNTY — Jason Ryan Trower, 35, of Salem, was arraigned in Polk County Circuit on Friday on charges related to an Oct. 24 car theft and chase.

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DALLAS — Dyllan Michael David Coons, 20, of Dallas, pleaded guilty on Oct. 10 to two of five charges stemming from a fatal crash Sept. 7, 2018, in Monmouth.

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DALLAS — A Polk County jury found Independence resident Quinlyn Harden guilty on all sex abuse and rape charges following a trial that ended Oct. 14.

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WEST SALEM — Dallas detective Darren Buchholz tackled and tried to restrain Scott Spangler before fatally shooting him during an attempted drug arrest at the West Salem Goodwill in September, according to reports released by the Salem Police Department.

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DALLAS – A Polk County jury found Independence resident Quinlyn Harden guilty on all charges following a trial that ended Monday.

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Editor’s note: The Itemizer-Observer is referring to the minor victims in this case by their initials to protect their identity, at the request of Polk County Judge Monte Campbell.