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On Saturday, June 25, at about 8:57 p.m., a Polk County citizen called 911 to report hearing multiple gun shots around the area of Highland Road and Stapleton Road, outside city limits of Independence. The witness heard vehicles speeding away from the area.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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During this year’s national Click ii or Ticket seat belt campaign, which took place between May 23 and June 5, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with law enforcement nationwide for a Border to Border (B2B) kickoff event.

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Every day, law enforcement officers and emergency workers put their lives on the line to save ours. Even a routine traffic stop has become risky business. The following information comes from the Oregon Department of Transportation (www.oregon.gov/ODOT).

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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On Sunday, April 24, at approximately 12:24 am, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stabbing where the victim, a 56-year-old male, had arrived at West Valley Hospital with a stab wound. Deputies later learned the victim had been stabbed on a rural county roa…

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On April 6, Polk County Sherrif’s Deputy Heston Johnson was on patrol when he noticed a hawk along the side of Highway 22. The hawk was showing signs of a neurological problem indicating the need for medical intervention. Deputy Whiting of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) re…

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Report of the week: At 5:28 p.m. March 26, a report was made to the Dallas Police about a citizen’s sister harassing him. He claimed she was contacting him through various ways, including witchcraft, making him break up with different girlfriends. No crime occurred.

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Blotter item of the week: At 3:46 a.m. on March 26, while assisting at a traffic stop on Highway 22 near milepost 16, a deputy witnessed a westbound vehicle pass them in the eastbound lanes. The driver was stopped, but had no idea why. He admitted to marijuana use and consented to a field so…

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Standing outside her mobile home, Susanna Hillis recalled that dreadful day, March 8, when around 2 p.m., in minutes she literally lost everything she had from her entire life, devastated by a fire at the Dallas Mobile Home Village. “When I walk in there, I see three things simultaneously,” …

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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DALLAS — A Polk County jury found Quinlyn Harden guilty on Jan. 10 of 29 counts of sexual abusing five children at an Independence daycare between 2007 and 2012.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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DALLAS — In a discussion with Polk County Sheriff Mark Garton, he looked back at the issues his office is dealing with as the calendar heads toward the new year.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.