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Albany Police Seeking Helping Help Identifying Burglary Suspect (Photo) - 02/12/15
During the late evening hours of Sunday, February 1, 2015, 4 downtown Albany businesses were forcibly entered and property was taken. One business had surveillance video which captured images of the suspect. The surveillance video, edited for time, is attached.

Albany Police Detectives are working with Corvallis Police Detectives who are investigating a similar string of burglaries. Anyone with information is asked to contact Albany Police Detectives at 541-917-7686 or the Corvallis Police Department at 541-766-6989.

Albany Police Investigate Invasion of Privacy in Target Store: APD # 15-1346 (Photo) - 02/05/15
On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, a 24 year old woman was trying on garments in the Target dressing room when she noticed a smart phone was being held under the door and angled up toward her, possibly recording her as she changed.

Video surveillance led to a person of interest in the case, who appears to be a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years of age, wearing a blue work uniform. Surveillance images are being released to the public for assistance in identifying this individual.

Anyone with information in regard to this case is encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department at (541)917-7680.


The person pictured in the included attachments has been identified thanks to help from the public. No arrests have been made at this point, and the investigation continues.

*****Update ****** 02-05-15
On 02-04-15, Albany Police executed a search warrant at the Albany residence of Inocencio Ventura Carbajal, age 40. Carbajal was not home at the time. On 02-05-15, Carbajal was lodged at the Linn County Jail on charges of Tampering with Physical Evidence and Invasion of Personal Privacy. Carbajal refused to make any statements. Evidence found during the search of the residence is still being examined. No jail photo was available at the time of this press release.
Albany Police Investigate Murder- Albany Police 15-2195 - 02/03/15
On 02-01-15 at about 6:55PM, Albany Police Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call in Southwest Albany. Upon their arrival, Officers found the body of 64 year old Thomas Ferrero inside the home. Police and Detectives interviewed 26 year old Martin Ferrero, who was treated for minor injuries. Martin Ferrero was later lodged at the Linn County Jail on charges of Murder and Assault I. The Oregon State Police Forensics Examination team is assisting in the investigation, which is still continuing.

Cause of death has not yet been determined. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.


Albany Police Detectives are continuing to investigate the murder of Thomas Ferrero, who lived at 6070 Carrol Place SW, Albany with his son, Martin Ferrero. Martin Ferrero is scheduled to be arraigned at Linn County Circuit Court today at 3:30PM.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office, in coordination with the Linn County District Attorney's Office and Albany Police, is conducting an autopsy.

Please contact Albany Police Detectives with information: (541)917-7680
Attached Media Files: MARTIN_THOMAS_FERRERO.docx