Albany Police
Emergency Messages as of 3:29 pm, Sat. Mar. 28
No information currently posted.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Albany Police.
Primary email address for a new account:

Emergency Alerts News Releases  

Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
Albany Police Investigate North Albany Homicide (APD #20-2091) - 03/18/20

On 03-17-20 at about 1248 a.m., Albany Police responded to a report of a shooting in on Laura Vista Drive NW in North Albany.  Officers arrived and detained 21 year old Ryan Williams.  A short time later, 50 year old Glenn Colvin was found deceased inside the home of an apparent gun shot wound.  Williams and Colvin had been cohabitants in the home prior to this incident. There is no on-going community safety issue as a result of this incident.

Ryan Williams was lodged at the Benton County Jail on one charge of Murder in the Second Degree.  Albany Police are continuing to investigate this incident with the assistance of the Benton County District Attorney's Office, Linn and Benton County Sheriff's Offices and the Oregon State Police Criminal Laboratory.  Anyone with pertinent information is encouraged to call the Albany Police Detectives at 541-917-7686.