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Barricaded Man (Marion) (Photo) - 11/13/18

After a lengthy standoff, deputies have arrested John Leonard Rousseau, age 51.  Mr. Rousseau is being taken to the Salem Hospital to be treated for minor injuries he sustained during his standoff with deputies.  Rousseau held SWAT members at bay while armed with a knife and what appeared to be a small caliber rifle. 

Once Rousseau has been treated for his injuries he will be taken to the Marion County Jail for two outstanding warrants for the charges of criminal mischief and the unlawful use of a motor vehicle.  Additionally deputies also arrested Mr. Rousseau for three counts of menacing and the unlawful use of a weapon.   

Deputies were assisted on scene by the Stayton Police Department, Linn County Sheriff’s Office, the Mobile Crisis Response Team, the Marion County Inter-Agency SWAT Team and the Stayton Fire District. 

The scene around the home is still closed but is expected to open within the next hour. 

***Photo of Rousseau is from a prior booking***

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Today at 2:19 p.m., deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance in the 5900 block of Stayton Road SE.  When deputies arrived and attempted to contact the involved parties an adult male at the residence brandished a kinfe and hatchet at the deputies.  Deputies were able to back away and call for assitance.

Through thier investigation deputies identified the man and found he has outstanding felony warrants for his arrest.  SWAT is on scene and negotiators are attempting to descalte the man who is highly aggitated.  The man is believed to be alone and the residences close to the house have either been evacuted or the residents are sheltering in place.  

The road remains closed and will remain closed until the situartion can be resolved.     

 

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Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are on scene and attempting to deescalate a man with felony warrants on Marion Road SE near Stayton Road SE.  The man has barricaded himself inside of the residence and is refusing to come out.  A small section of Marion Road is currently closed and will remain closed until the incident can be resolved.  The Sheriff's Office SWAT Team is responding.  This is an ongoing tactical incident and no other details are being released at this time. 

Attached Media Files: John_Rousseau.jpg
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Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death ***Update Final***(St. Paul) (Photo) - 11/08/18

On November 5th 2018 at approximately 7:00 a.m., deputies and detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the area of Vachter Road NE and River Road NE near St. Paul after a woman's body was discovered in a nearby field. Later that same day Tricia Lynn Carver, age 47, of Albany was reported missing to the Linn County Sheriff's Office. That evening, patrol deputies located Ms Carver's vehicle in a restaurant parking lot in northwest Woodburn, approximately 7 miles from where the body was found.

On November 6th, the woman found near St. Paul was positively identified as Tricia Lynn Carver and an autopsy determined that her death was a homicide and the cause was by strangulation.

On November 7, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Inter-Agency Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team and Crisis Negotiation Unit executed a search warrant in the 6700 block of Patricia Lane SE in Hillsboro, the residence of Lemarr Carver, age 42, the estranged husband of Tricia Carver. When the tactical team entered the home of Mr. Carver he was found deceased inside from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound. Mr. Carver is the primary person of interest in the death of Ms. Carver.

 

The Sheriff’s Office does intend to release any additional statements pertaining to the Carver case. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance:

 

The Washington County Sheriff's Office

Inter-Agency Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team and Crisis Negotiation Unit

Oregon State Police

Salem Police Department

Hillsboro Police Department

Marion County District Attorney's Office

The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office

 

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Tonight November 7, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Inter-Agency Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team and Crisis Negotiation Unit executed a search warrant in the 6700 block of Patricia Lane SE in Hillsboro.  The residence is that of Lemarr Carver the husband of Tricia Carver who was found murdered near St. Paul in Marion County.

When deputies entered the home of Mr. Carver he was found deceased inside from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.  Mr. Carver is the primary person of interest in the death of Ms. Carver.  Detectives will be on scene for the next several hours collecting evidence at the Carver home. 

This is still an active criminal investigation and no additional details are being released at this time.  The Sheriff’s Office does intend to release one final statement regarding the investigation and some of its details but that time frame is not yet known.  The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the follwoing agencies for their assitance:

The Washington County Sheriff's Office

 Inter-Agency Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team and Crisis Negotiation Unit

Oregon State Police

Salem Police Department

Hillsboro Police Department

Marion County District Attorney's Office

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On November 5th, 2018 at approximately 7:00 a.m., deputies and detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the area of Vachter Road NE and River Road NE near St. Paul after a body was discovered in a nearby field. On November 6th detectives identified the victim as Tricia Carver, age 47 of Albany.  Ms. Carver was reported missing to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office on November 5th, 2018. 

Detectives are investigating Ms. Carver’s death as a homicide.  The attached image of Ms. Carver is believed to have been taken just prior to her death.  The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who may have seen Ms. Carver to please call Detective Myers at 503 540 8096.

At this point in the investigation the Sheriff’s Office does not intend to release any additional information.  A time frame for any additional releases of information is not yet known. 

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This morning at approximately 7:00 a.m., deputies and detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the area of Vachter Road NE and River Road NE near St. Paul after the body of an adult female was discovered in a nearby field. At this point in the investigation Detectives are investigating the case as a suspicious death. Detectives are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area to please call Detecive Myers at 503 540 8096

The Sheriff's Office is being assited by the Marion County Medical Examiners Office, and the Marion County District Attorney's Office.  The Sheriff's Office is not currently releasing any other details at this time. The time frame for additional releases of infomation is unknown. 

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This morning at approximately 7:00 a.m., deputies and detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the area of Vachter Road NE and River Road NE near St. Paul after a body was discovered in a nearby field. At this point in the investigation Detectives are investigating the case as a suspicious death. Detectives are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area to please call Detecive Myers at 503 540 8096

The Sheriff's Office is not currently releasing any other details. The time frame for an additional release of information is not yet know. 

Attached Media Files: imagejpeg_0_16.jpg , Carver.JPG
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Inmate walks away from Marion County Transition Center (Photo) - 11/02/18

Last night around 6 p.m., Mr. Alvarado was arrested and returned to the Marion County Jail by our partners with the Salem Police Department. We would like to thank the Salem Police Department, our media partners and community members for their assistance .

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On November 1st, 2018 around 6am an inmate from the Marion County Transition Center walked away from the facility.  The inmate is 44 year old Mark Alvarado.  Mr Alcarado is 5'06 tall and weighs approximately 230 lbs.  Mr Alvarado was being held at the Transition Center on a Probation Violation for not reporting to his probation officer.

The Marion County Transition Center is a minimum custody facility that houses up to 144 inmates that are transitioning from jail back into the community.  The Transition Center offers programs as well as work opportunities for the inmates that are housed in the facility.  The overall plan for the inmates living in the Transition Center is to get them involved in programs as well as develop a smooth transition back into the community. 

The Sheriff's Office is asking the public to call Marion County Dispatch at 503-588-5032 if you see or know where Mr Alvarado is. 

Attached Media Files: Alvarado Booking Photo
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Detectives Seeking Public's Help in Locating Rape Suspect ***In Custody*** (Photo) - 10/26/18

Today at 3:48 P.M., a citizen recognized Richardson and Storms at a West Salem Burger King after seeing the pair on the local news.  The citizen contacted the Salem Police Department and both were arrested without incident as they left the restaurant. 

The Sheriff's Office would like to thank our community, media partners and the Salem Police Department for their efforts to take the pair into custody.  The Sheriff's Office does not anticipate any further releases at this time.  

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Detectives with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information on the whereabouts of Nathan Lamar Richardson (aka: Twan), age 39, of Salem.  In September detectives began investigating the rape of a minor, from their investigation Richardson has been identified as a suspect. 

Richardson has a valid warrant for his arrest for a parole violation and may be with his girlfriend Alyssa Storms, age 19, of Salem.  Storms has a valid warrant for her arrest for possession of methamphetamine and theft in the third degree.  Richardson and Storms are both homeless and most likely in the Salem area.  If you see either person please do not attempt to apprehend. 

If you see or have information regarding either person please contact the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at 503 588 5032 or your local law enforcement.  

Attached Media Files: Richardson.jpg , Storms.jpg
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Detectives Seeking Help Identifying Rape Suspect (Photo) - 10/25/18

In August of 2018, detectives with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the rape of a minor.  Detectives believe the male pictured offered a ride to the victim, drove her to a remote location and raped the victim. 

The suspect has been described as a white male adult, approximately 5'11", in his mid to late 50's, with lighter colored hair.  He was driving an older grey, square body style pickup. The image attached is a composite sketch created with assistance from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.  If you have any information regarding the suspect please contact Detective MJ Sphoon at 503-798-8319.

Attached Media Files: ATI.jpg
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Driver in custody after Hit and Run Crash with School Bus near Donald (Photo) - 10/23/18

 

An Aurora man is in custody today after fleeing the scene of a crash involving another vehicle and school bus full of children.

Marion County Deputies were called at 8:45am, this morning to the intersection of Butteville Rd NE and Ehlen Rd NE just north of the city of Donald. They found a yellow 2009 International School Bus and a white 2018 Peterbuilt box truck with damage in the roadway. A third vehicle, a black suv had fled the scene.

The preliminary investigation by Deputies revealed that the Peterbuilt truck operated by Timothy Brown, 49, of Sheridan was traveling west on Ehlen Rd NE. As Brown approached the intersection with Butteville Rd NE, a black SUV driving eastbound made a left hand turn in front of him. Brown hit the SUV at approximately 55 mph causing it to spin and impact the left front portion of the school bus that was sitting on Butteville Rd NE at the stop sign waiting to turn.

The North Marion School District Bus was operated by Robin Martin, 48 of Canby. There were 20 children on the bus at the time of the crash. Martin and four children had complaints of pain, no other injuries were reported. Another school bus arrived on scene to transport the children to school. None of the involved parties were transported to the hospital.

A witness to the crash gave a description of the SUV, driver and a direction of travel. Deputies were able to locate fresh tire tracks in a gravel driveway a short distance away. Deputies contacted Victor Arnoldo Guevara, 40, of Aurora at the residence and he was taken into custody without incident.

Guevara was booked into the Marion County Jail; charged with Failure to perform duties of a driver when property is damaged and Failure to perform duties of a driver to injured persons.

Attached Media Files: Scene , School Bus , Gravel Driveway