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Domestic Violence Call Leads To SWAT Response (Photo) - 08/17/19

At approximately 10:41 pm on August 16th, deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of NE Crest Street in Sublimity.  When deputies arrived, they encountered an intoxicated male who had allegedly struck the victim in the head with a liquor bottle.  Deputies were able to help get the victim to safety before the suspect barricaded himself in the residence.

Over the next few hours, deputies attempted to get the suspect to surrender peacefully.  After those efforts were unsuccessful, the Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team was called to the scene at close to 2:00 am.  Negotiators from the Tactical Negotiations Team made numerous attempts to engage with the male and to convince him to surrender.  SWAT Tactical Team members made entry into the residence and were able to take the suspect into custody on multiple charges.

The suspect has been identified as Michael Ducommun, a 54-year-old man from Sublimity.  He has been taken to an area hospital for an evaluation and will be lodged at Marion County Jail later today.  He will be charged with Assault III, Assault IV, Resisting Arrest, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

The victim, a 49-year old Sublimity woman, was treated and released at an area hospital.

The SWAT Team is comprised of deputies from all four divisions of the Sheriff’s Office; Enforcement, Institutions, Community Corrections, and Operations.  They are joined on this multi-agency team by officers from the Woodburn Police Department. 

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Crash Results In Serious Injuries To Motorcyclist (Photo) - 08/16/19

On August 16th at shortly before 2:00 pm, deputies responded to a motorcycle versus car crash in the 3000 block of Matheny Road NE in northern Marion County.  The rider of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries during the crash and was taken by Life Flight to an area hospital.

During the initial investigation deputies were able to determine the involved vehicles, a 2012 Honda motorcycle and a 2013 Mazda M3, were both going westbound on Matheny Road NE prior to the crash.  The driver of the Mazda is believed to have been making a turn into a driveway when the motorcycle struck them from behind.  Speed is not believed to have been a contributing factor to the crash.

The driver of the motor cycle has been identified as Andrey Feoktistov, a 34-year-old Woodburn man.  He is currently in critical condition.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Woodburn Fire District, Life Flight Network, and Woodburn Ambulance.

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Deputies to focus on specialized DUII patrols during Aumsville Corn Festival - 08/16/19

The Marion County Sheriff's Office hopes everyone gets a chance to enjoy the Aumsville Corn Festival this weekend.

We also want to make sure everyone gets home safe, so we'll be running specialized DUII patrols in the area. The patrols are funded by grants from the Oregon State Sheriff's Association and ODOT.

Enjoy the fun and please make arrangements ahead of time to get home safely. If you see a potentially impaired driver, please call 911 to make a report.

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Sex Offender Notification (Photo) - 08/15/19

DATE: 8/14/19

Marion County Sheriff's Office is releasing the following information pursuant to ORS181.507, OAR 291-28-30, which authorizes Parole and Probation to inform the public when the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.

The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense that requires registration with the Sheriff's Office. Additionally, this person's criminal history places them in a classification level which reflects the potential to re-offend. This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.

NAME: Todd Stiffler
SID#: 7586243
DOB: 01/13/1970
CURRENT AGE: 49

RACE: W SEX: M
HEIGHT: 6' 00'' WEIGHT: 200lbs
HAIR: BRO EYES: GREEN

RESIDENCE: 377 Pintail CT SE, Salem, OR 97306

Todd Stiffler is on probation for the crime of: UNLAWFUL PRESENCE WHERE CHILDREN CONGREGATE

This person was granted Supervision on: 6/26/2018
Supervision expiration date is: 6/25/2023

Special restrictions include:
[X] No contact with minors (male/female)
[X] Sex offender treatment
[X] Submit to polygraph
[X] No alcohol

[X] No places where minors congregate

Other: Mr. Stiffler has been convicted of multiple counts of Public Indecency. Mr. Stiffler's victims pool includes teenage to young adult women who are unknown to him.

Community Corrections Deputy: DEREK HAYMAN
Phone: 503-316-6644
E-Mail: dhayman@co.marion.or.us

Attached Media Files: Todd Stiffler
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Home owner assaulted by burglary suspect (Photo)**Update 1** - 08/11/19

Bryce Mason-McCauley has been charged with Burglary I, Burglary II, Assault II, Criminal Mischief III, Unlawful use of a motor vehicle and Unlawful entry into a motor vehicle in addition to his Parole Violation. He is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow at 3:00 pm at the Marion County Jail court annex.  

We would like to thank the Aumsville Police Department, Salem Police Department and the Oregon State Police for their assistance with this call. 

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At approximately 0945 on the morning of 08/11/2019 Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the 4000 block of Sky Lane SE of a burglary in progress.

Upon arriving on scene Deputy’s obtained information the suspect had assaulted the victim with a flashlight and fled the scene in the victim’s motor home. The motor home was later located behind some brush on to the 8000 block of Smith Rd. SE.  

At approximately 1000 Deputy’s requested K9 assistance to track the suspect. The K9 arrived on scene and cleared the motor home and began tracking the suspect at approximately 1025. The suspect was found hiding in some brush at approximately 1059.   

The suspect was taken into custody at approximately 1110 this morning and will be transported to the Marion County Jail after being cleared by medics on scene.

The suspect has been identified as Bryce Mason-McCauley,29, of Salem Oregon. He has been booked into the Marion County Jail on Parole Violation with additional charges on the way.   

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Search and Rescue Responding to Whitewater Creek Trail ***Final Update*** (Photo) - 08/09/19

On August 8th at 4:18 pm, the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to assist a female hiker experiencing a complication from a pre-existing medical condition.  Shortly after midnight, a ground team from Search and Rescue were able to reach the hiker.  The ground team set up camp and stayed the night with the hiker and the others from her group. 

Riders from the Mounted Posse were able to reach the ground team around 10:00 am this morning.  They assisted with extracting the hiker from the wilderness area.  The hiker is in good condition and did not need emergency medical treatment.    

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank our Search and Rescue volunteers for their efforts to help the hiker safely exit the wilderness.

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A short time after midnight a ground team from Search and Rescue were able to reach the hiking party.  The ground team set up camp overnight.  This morning riders from the Mounted Posse will embark on the Whitewater Creek Trail to meet the ground team and to assist with bringing the hiker back out of the wilderness.

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On August 8th at 4:18 pm, the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to assist a female hiker experiencing a complication from a prior medical issue on the Whitewater Creek Trail in the Willamette National Forest.  The female hiker is part of a group with three other hikers and is believed to be several miles from the trailhead.  The group is reported to have been well prepared to be in the wilderness for multiple nights.  Search and Rescue Teams are responding to the trailhead and will not reach the group for several hours.  The hikers are in cell phone range and are able to provide updates to first responders as needed.

Deputies Respond to Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Fatality - 08/09/19

On August 8th and approximately 10:45 pm, the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a reported vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the 7500 block of Lakeside Drive NE.  Soon after emergency services arrived on scene the pedestrian was pronounced as deceased. 

The involved driver, a 16-year-old male from Keizer, remained on scene and called 911 after the collision.  The pedestrian has not yet been identified.

Based upon initial information, investigators believe the pedestrian was walking in the roadway at the time they were struck by the vehicle.  The driver is cooperating with investigators; alcohol does not appear to have been a factor.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted during the initial response by Marion County Fire District #1.  This is still an open investigation.

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Suspicious Package Found Outside Recruiting Station Leads to Police Response (Photo) - 08/06/19

At just after 9:00 am this morning, deputies received a report of a suspicious package found outside of military recruitment offices in the 3000 block of Lancaster Drive NE.  When deputies arrived at the scene they located a small cardboard box with a note attached to it.  The note contained statements the author believed they had been being followed.

As a precaution, the nearby building was evacuated and the Oregon State Police Explosives Unit was called in to assist with assessing the package.  Using specialized equipment, investigators from the Oregon State Police were able to determine the package contained several eggs and did not pose a threat.

Deputies will be following up on the package; we do not anticipate releasing any additional information at this time.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Oregon State Police and FBI for their assistance during this investigation.  No additional information is available for release at this time.

Attached Media Files: Lancaster.jpg
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Three Injured In Drive By Shooting (Photo) - 08/05/19

At approximately 10:12 pm this evening, deputies were dispatched to a possible drive by shooting on 47th Ave NE near Polaris St NE.  When deputies arrived, they located three victims who had been injured in the shooting.  The suspect vehicle had already fled from the scene.

The three victims have been taken by ambulance to an area hospital where they are receiving treatment.  Their current status is not yet known, none of the injuries are believed to be life threatening.

Deputies are currently on scene conducting a preliminary investigation.  There is no suspect information or vehicle description available for release at this time.  Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting to call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 503-588-5032.

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Sex Offender Community Notification - Blizzard (Photo) - 08/02/19

Marion County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to ORS 163A.215, which authorizes Community Corrections to inform the public when the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.

The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense that requires registration with the Sheriff’s Office.  Additionally, this person’s criminal history places them in a classification level which reflects the potential to re-offend.  This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.

NAME: William Blizzard

SID#: 11749027

DOB: 7/22/1977

CURRENT AGE: 42

RACE:  W                             SEX: M

HEIGHT: 6’2”                        WEIGHT: 190 LBS

HAIR: BRO                           EYES: BLU

RESIDENCE: 576 LOCUST ST NE, SALEM, OREGON 97301

 

William Blizzard is on Post Prison Supervision for the crimes of: SODOMY I

This person was granted supervision on: 2/16/2012

Supervision expiration date is: 10/11/2023

Special restrictions include:             

[X] No contact with minors (male/female)

[X] Sex Offender Treatment

[X] Submit to Polygraph

[X] Alcohol and Drug Treatment      

Other:  Blizzard’s victim pool includes adult males and females known to him.

Attached Media Files: William Blizzard
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Search Warrant Leads to Multiple Drug Arrests (Photo) - 08/01/19

On August 1st, 2019 at about 6:00 am, Marion County Sheriff's Office SWAT and investigators from the Linn Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Task Force served a narcotics related search warrant at a residence at 286 High Street in Jefferson, Oregon. Three arrests were made in connection with the investigation and several ounces of methamphetamine, heroin, fake prescription pills and evidence of drug dealing was found inside the residence.

Shane Thomas Becktold, 24, of Sublimity, was arrested for: Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Heroin, Unlawful Delivery of Heroin, Child Neglect I and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

Emmy Lou Brockman, 20, of Jefferson, was arrested for: Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Heroin, Unlawful Delivery of Heroin, Child Neglect I and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

Deidama Ann Agee, 58, of Jefferson, was arrested for Frequenting a Place Where Controlled Substances are Used.

Both Becktold and Brockman were transported to Marion County Jail where they were lodged. Agee was cited and released from the scene.

This same residence was the location of another search warrant on February 6th of this year where over 1/2 pound of heroin, 1/2 ounce of cocaine, over $22,000 in cash was seized and one arrest was made.

Sheriff Kast said, "We appreciate the excellent working relationship we have with the Linn County Sheriff's Office and partner agencies who contribute to the LINE Task Force. Collaborations such as these allow us to combine the resources we have been entrusted with and helps keep our communities safe."

The LINE Drug Task Force was established as a result of Linn County being designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) in 2016. The team is comprised of investigators from the Linn County Sheriff's Office, Albany Police Department, Lebanon Police Department, Sweet Home Police Department, Oregon State Police, Eugene office of Drug Enforcement Administration and Oregon National Guard Counterdrug Task Force.

Anyone with information about this case or who has information regarding drug dealing is encouraged to call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 503-588-5032 or the Linn Interagency Narcotics Enforcement task force at 541-791-0102.

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Deputies Investigating Shooting ****Update 1**** (Photo) - 07/29/19

Detectives are continuing to investigate an incident which resulted in a 16-year-old male from Salem being shot in the area of Lancaster Dr NE and Silverton Rd NE last night.  Shortly after the shooting, the victim arrived at an area hospital where he was treated for multiple gunshot wounds and was later released; he is expected to make a full recovery. 

Investigators are asking for the public’s help locating a vehicle of interest in the shooting.  If anyone has information about the vehicle or can identify the people in the photo they are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 503-588-5032 or Det. Sphoon at 503-798-8319.

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On July 28th at just before 9:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to the report of gunshots being heard behind Safeway, at 3380 Lancaster Drive NE.  While deputies were checking the area, a local hospital reported a 16-year-old victim had arrived with multiple gunshot wounds. 

Deputies responded to the hospital and interviewed the victim regarding the shooting and are continuing to investigate what occurred.  The victim was admitted to the hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Due to this being an ongoing investigation, no additional information will be released at this time.  The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Salem Police Department during the initial response to the shooting.

If anyone has information about the shooting, please call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 503-588-5032.

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Tip Leads to Arrest of Child Porn Suspect (Photo) - 07/25/19

On July 25th at approximately 10:20 am, deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office acted on a tip a man wanted for federal child pornography crimes was at a residence in the 11000 block of Silverton Rd NE.  As deputies arrived, they located a vehicle known to be driven by the suspect parked outside the home.

With the assistance of a police K9, deputies searched the residence where they encountered multiple people inside.  The suspect, Shayne Mayberry, was found by Sheriff’s Office K9 “Zeke” hiding in the attic beneath a large pile of clothing.  Mayberry was seized by the K9 and was taken into custody by deputies.

Shayne Mayberry, 32, was taken to a local hospital where he received treatment for minor injuries before being lodged at Marion County Jail.  Mayberry is currently being held on charges including; a US Marshall’s Hold, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Methamphetamine, Interfering with a Peace Officer, Failure to Carry and Present a License, and Tampering with a Witness.

Deputies arrested Mayberry’s girlfriend, Ashley Gines, 28, for her role in helping conceal him in the residence.  Gines was taken to Marion County Jail where she was charged with Hindering Prosecution.

A third person, Sorryn Kauffman, 22, was arrested for unrelated warrants for Identity Theft and DUII.

 

Attached Media Files: Gines , Kauffman , Mayberry
Parole and Probation Officer Week - 07/25/19

On July 17th, the Marion County Board of Commissioners declared July 21 – 27, 2019 as Parole and Probation Officer Week. Nationally, there are over 8 million adults on some form of community supervision. In the State of Oregon, there are over 29,000 people on supervision, about 3,100 of those people reside within Marion County and are supervised by the Community Corrections Division of the Sheriff’s Office.

Our community corrections professionals strive for efficiency by focusing precious public resources towards our highest risk population, holding clients accountable, and targeting specific risks linked to criminal behavior. Undersheriff Jeff Wood stated, “Within any given day, any of our staff may help a client find a job, sanction an absconder, work towards family unification, make a referral to housing, or connect clients to treatment to overcome addiction. Our employees have a difficult and complicated job and the citizens of Marion County can and should be proud of the service their community corrections professionals provide.”

The Community Corrections Division focuses on utilizing cost-effective and evidence-based supervision practices to provide support services, lower recidivism rates, collaboratively work within the community, and to enhance public safety. The Sheriff’s Office has implemented Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) and Core Correctional Practices (CCP) as our “base” model of supervision and interaction, whether in the field or at the Transition Center. Additionally, the Senate Bill 416 prison diversion program implemented by our Community Corrections Division is being modeled and replicated state wide. Just one of the many programs used at the Sheriff’s Office, the Short-Term Transitional Leave program, has led to a savings of over 60,000 prison bed days since 2014. All of these efforts combined have led to a recidivism rate which has been on a downward trend since 2006.

Sheriff Joe Kast expressed his appreciation for the essential role parole and probation officers play in our community, “Our employees are highly trained in best practices, are focused on teaching our offenders to be better neighbors and are genuinely committed to making a difference in our community, all the while keeping our community safe. This week is time to recognize and honor the important work of community corrections professionals.”

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Stolen Vehicle Suspect Flees from Deputies, Crashes In Courtyard of Apartment Complex (Photo) - 07/23/19

This evening at approximately 7:27 pm, a Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a stolen 1997 Honda Accord in the area of Hyacinth St NE and 25th Ave NE in Salem.  The driver of the vehicle initially pulled over for the deputy.  As additional law enforcement officers arrived on scene, the driver of the Honda abruptly sped off into the North Park Apartments.

As the driver attempted to flee, deputies chose not to initiate a vehicle pursuit through the apartment complex due to the extreme risk to the residents.  While trying to get away, the suspect drove over the lawn and crashed through a fence in the apartment complex, nearly striking two law enforcement officers.  The vehicle came to rest after the suspect struck a tree in the courtyard of the apartment complex.  Law enforcement at the scene were able to take the suspect into custody and there were no reported injuries to anyone involved.

The suspect has been identified as Kevin Grieve, 21, of Springfield.  He will be lodged at the Marion County Jail on multiple charges including; Attempted Assault II, Criminal Mischief I, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Attempt to Elude.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Salem Police Department and Salem Fire Department during this incident.

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