Police Log


Damaged fence — 11:49 a.m. Monday, 29000 block Saddle Butte Road, Shedd. A caller reported that someone had struck his fence, causing about $2,000 in damage.

Missing money — At 12:21 p.m. Monday, a park ranger reported the theft of money from the camp fee collection box in the 51000 block of Highway 20.

Illegal burn — At 2:32 p.m. Monday, a deputy assisted the Mill City Fire Department and city with an illegal burn in the 300 block of Northeast Birch Street.

Karma? — 4:46 p.m. Monday, 100 block Smith Street, Harrisburg. A caller reported a teen arguing with his stepfather. He reportedly threw punches at his stepfather’s head, causing only minor injury. A dog bit the youth on the ankle. The teen settled down and was released into the custody of parents.

Wrong yard — 6:33 p.m. Monday, 400 block North Eighth Street, Harrisburg. An intoxicated male was found asleep in a backyard shed. He was trespassed from the property.

Stolen welder — 10:23 p.m. Monday, 400 block Russell Street, Lebanon. A caller reported a MIG welder valued at $600 had been taken from his front porch.

Deputy assist — 2:58 a.m. Tuesday. A deputy reported assisting a family that got lost while looking for a camping spot near Cascadia. Their vehicles suffered from flat tires and low fuel. The deputy transported them to their residence.


Title troubles — 7:06 p.m. Monday, 900 block 28th Avenue. A caller reported that her former boyfriend had switched her car’s title into his name without her permission. She was advised of her options.

Contact Linn County reporter Alex Paul at 541-812-6114.


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