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FALLS CITY — A Falls City man faces charges of menacing and resisting arrest after he reportedly caused a disturbance at Falls City City Hall on Thursday.

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INDEPENDENCE — A woman from Jefferson died in a crash on Corvallis Road south of Independence on Saturday night.

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DALLAS — Four people and their pets were forced from their home on Clow Corner Road early Monday morning after a fire ignited in the attached garage of the house.

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POLK COUNTY — Donovan Lee Jackson, 42, pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree rape and attempted first-degree sodomy on April 23 in Polk County Circuit Court.

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INDEPENDENCE — Eric Dale Hedrick, 47, of Independence, pleaded guilty on April 23 to six counts of identity theft and one count of aggravated identity theft. Dismissed were one count of first-degree forgery, one count of first-degree theft and 11 counts of identity theft.

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DALLAS — A Dallas woman was injured after being ejected from her car in a single-vehicle crash on Kings Valley Highway west of Dallas Sunday afternoon.

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INDEPENDENCE — The Independence Police Department received its second consecutive award of law enforcement accreditation at the recent Oregon Association Chiefs of Police annual conference.

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MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — Everybody needs a little help sometimes, even the people who normally do the helping.A chaplaincy program shared by Independence and Monmouth police departments and Polk County Fire District No. 1 now has five chaplains.

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INDEPENDENCE — The Independence Police Department recognized officers at its annual awards banquet on March 10.

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DALLAS — A logger suffered serious injuries after being struck by a boulder while working 600 and 700 feet down a ravine at a remote logging site in Polk County.

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Kayla Margie Carter, 30, of Corvallis pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in connection with a March 16 crash at the intersection of Highway 99 and Airlie Road.

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INDEPENDENCE — Eric Dale Hedrick, 47, of Independence, was arrested on Feb. 13 for first-degree theft, six counts of second-degree theft, 10 counts of aggravated identity theft, five counts of identity theft, first-degree forgery, and 64 counts of second-degree forgery.

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POLK COUNTY — Jodi Whiting still loves the job she got by “happenstance” about 15 years ago.

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INDEPENDENCE — Not all calls Polk Fire District No. 1 responds to are emergencies. Though, to Barbara Tuohy, calling the department was the only answer she could think of a few weeks ago when she had a problem.

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DALLAS — Dallas Fire & EMS awarded Ken Waller Officer of the Year and Zach Leigh Firefighter of the Year at its annual Sweethearts Awards Banquet at Pressed Coffee Roasters Café in Dallas on Feb. 9.

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LEBANON — Brenton Wade Richmond, 48, of Lebanon, was charged with two counts of aggravated murder on Feb. 11.

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DALLAS — Investigators have located and charged the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that resulted in a damaged power pole and brief outage in Dallas on Feb. 3.

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State seeks volunteers to help vets

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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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There were no injuries on Jan. 2 at the Central School District Office in a fire that destroyed a modular used by Central Youth Sports.

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Disaster team members with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home disaster at 10 p.m. on Dec. 28, 2018, in the 500 block of Southwest Pioneer Drive in Willamina.

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Marty Steven Lupoli, 56, of Dallas was sentenced on Wednesday in Polk County Circuit Court to serve a total of 75 months in prison for dealing methamphetamine in the Dallas area.

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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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Members of the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team (POINT) arrested a Salem man and seized more than two pounds of methamphetamine on Monday following an investigation of a suspected wholesale distribution operation.