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Prolific Metal Thief Arrested - 07/23/14
Sherwood Police have charged 62-year old Philip James Greene, a white male born 10/21/51 of Newberg, with three (3) counts of Aggravated Theft 1 and six (6) counts of Theft 1.
Mr. Greene was arrested on a secret indictment warrant out of Washington County and is currently lodged in the Washington County Jail.

The charges stem from an 11-month investigation conducted by the Sherwood Police that focused on multiple thefts of metal from a large Sherwood business. The victim business in this case cooperated fully with the investigation and was instrumental in helping Sherwood Police identify the suspect.
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Sherwood Police Captain Completes FBI Academy (Photo) - 07/18/14
The Sherwood Police Department is proud to announce that Police Captain Mark Daniel graduated from Session #255 of the FBI National Academy on June 13, 2014.

Captain Daniel was among 220 law enforcement professionals from 46 states, five branches of the military, several federal police organizations and 17 foreign countries.

Known internationally for its academic excellence, the National Academy program is held at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia and offers ten (10) weeks of advanced leadership & management, investigative and fitness training. Only Command level officers who have proven records as professionals are invited and selected to attend.

Training for the program is provided by FBI Academy Staff, FBI Field Agents and others who hold advanced degrees and are recognized internationally in their field of expertise.
Sherwood Woman Arrested for Child Mistreatment - 07/15/14
On Monday July 14 at about 6:30pm, Sherwood Police were called to a welfare check of two small children wandering in the area of SW 1st and SW Oak in Sherwood. Responding officers located a 3-year old little boy and a 2-year old little girl wandering unattended in the 90 degree heat.

The children were being watched by unrelated Sherwood residents who were in the area. Officers found the children in states of partial dress and unkempt.

Police officers located the children's home, where they found the mother unresponsive and unable to care for the children. Upon further investigation the officers found the children's home unsuitable and based on the circumstances took the children into protective custody. The children were released into the custody of the Department of Human Services-Child Welfare.

Sherwood Police arrested 34-year old Mary Katherine Hilliker, born 12/30/79 of Sherwood and charged her with Criminal Mistreatment and Child Neglect. Mrs. Hilliker was lodged at the Washington County Jail.

The Sherwood Police would like to share their gratitude and appreciation for the bystanders that came to the aid of the children, by keeping them safe, cleaning them up and providing them a clean change of diapers and clothes and giving them food and water.

This investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released.