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Suspect Sought In Theft of Commercial Vehicle (Brooks) (Photo) - 01/05/18

The Marion County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the location of a stolen vehicle and the suspect believed to have stolen it. Yesterday, January 4th at 8:33 a.m., deputies were called to Santiam Barn Supply located at 9007 River Road NE in Brooks.

An employee was warming up his 2006 Ford Flatbed truck preparing for the work day when he observed it driving away from the lot. The vehicle was last seen in the Brooks area driving north toward Woodburn. The truck is a blue and black commercial vehicle with a tilt bed; the truck bears Oregon license number T560125.

Through their investigation and the use of surveillance images, deputies have identified Cameron Phillip Goulet, age 28 as the primary suspect in the theft of the work truck. Mr. Goulet is a white, male, adult who stands 6'02" tall, weighing 175 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Mr. Goulet currently has a felony warrant for his arrest for a probation violation and is known to frequent the Keizer area. The Sheriff's Office is seeking any information pertaining to the location of the stolen truck or Mr. Goulet.

Tips can be submitted via our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/MCSOInTheKnow or by calling our tip line at 503 540 8079 please reference case number 18-279.

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Man In Custody Following Burglary Investigation (Photo) - 12/21/17

Today at 2:15 p.m., deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office located and detained Robert Bilbruck, age 65 of Salem at his residence in the 1700 block of Winter Street NE in Salem. Mr. Bilbruck was identified as the primary suspect in a burglary that took place on December 20th at the Blondzee's Guest House Restaurant located on Portland Road NE in Salem.

Deputies developed probable cause after receiving numerous tips from viewers of area news as well as tips sent in by our media partners. Mr. Bilbruck was detained at his residence in the 1700 block of Winter Street NE in Salem. Deputies are remaining on scene while they apply for a search warrant to search the residence.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Mr. Bilbruck will be taken to the Marion County Jail and lodged for the crimes of Burglary II and Theft I. The Sheriff's Office does not anticipate any further releases regarding this incident.

****Media attached booking image is from a prior booking at the Marion County Jail****
****Mr. Bilbruck's image will be available as soon as he has been processed into the Marion County Jail that time frame is not yet known****

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ATM Skimming Devices Located in Marion County (Photo) - 12/20/17

On December 17th and December 18th, deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to two separate truck stops along the I5 corridor after ATM skimming devices were located. The first machine was located at the Flying J near Aurora and the second was located at the Pilot Truck Stop in Brooks.

Deputies believe the skimming machines are related and may have been affixed to the ATM's by the same suspect. ATM skimming machines are sophisticated electronics designed to read the magnetic strips on the back of ATM cards and in this case also video record the key pad as the unknowing victim enters their pin.

According to aarp.org there are 6 ways to protect you from ATM skimming;

* Go to the bank. Although not immune to skimming, ATMs at banks are typically more secure--with their own 24/7 camera surveillance--and better maintained. Machines at convenience stores and other non-bank locations account for the majority of ATM compromises.

* Inspect before using. Beware of ATMs whose card slots are a different color than the rest of the machine; have unusual equipment on the slot, keypad or sides, or overhead (which could hide a camera); or don't accept your card smoothly. If the slot is not securely attached, walk away. Newer ATMs have a flashing or steady light at the card slot. If it's obscured, suspect tampering.

* Hide it. When entering a PIN, cover your hand as you press the numbers to protect personal information.

* Keep close tabs on all payment cards. As with credit cards, most banks offer real-time alerts via text message or email on debit card transactions.

* Create a separate account. Open a smaller account, separate from your primary checking account, and use it exclusively for debit card transactions. If the account is skimmed, the lower balance would limit your losses.

* Lower your daily limit. Banks generally set a daily limit for ATM withdrawals, but you can request to have the amount of the limit reduced--say, $100 or less per day--to prevent scammers from making successive withdrawals within minutes.

The Sheriff's Office is seeking any witnesses or information regarding the man pictured. If you have information you can call our tip line at 503-540-8079 or you can submit an anonymous tip on our Facbook page at Facebook.com/MCSOInTheKnow by clicking submit a tip on the left side of the page.