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Wilsonville Scene
Wilsonville Scene
Suspect In Multiple Stabbings, Located and Arrested (Photo) - 04/10/21

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 1:11 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an assault with a weapon call in the 2800 block of S Alpine Street in the city of Cornelius. A person called 911 to report that 33-year-old Artemio Guzman-Olvera had been stabbed by a family member.

When deputies arrived, they found Mr. Guzman-Olvera with life-threatening injuries. Deputies immediately began life-saving efforts until medical personnel arrived on the scene. Life Flight transported Mr. Guzman-Olvera to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. 

The suspect was identified as 26-year-old Edi Villalobos. Mr. Villalobos fled from the scene in a vehicle. 

At 3:33 p.m., Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies contracted to the city of Wilsonville responded to an assault with a weapon call at the Carriage Estates apartment complex located at 10305 SW Wilsonville Road. 

The victim’s identity will not be provided at this time.A person called 911 to report a 26-year-old man had been stabbed by Mr. Villalobos, who fled the scene in a vehicle. When deputies arrived, they immediately began life-saving efforts until medical personnel arrived on the scene. Life Flight transported the victim to a local hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

At 4:07 p.m., a Tualatin Police Officer located the suspect vehicle driven by Mr. Villalobos on Pacific Highway and SW 124th Avenue. Additional officers converged on the location, and a pursuit ensued. Mr. Villalobos stopped the vehicle on SW 88th Avenue and SW Stratford Loop and ran from the vehicle on foot. 

Mr. Villalobos was apprehended soon after with the assistance of Tigard, Tualatin, King City, and Hillsboro Police officers. Mr. Villalobos was lodged into jail for murder, with additional charges pending. 

The investigation is ongoing by the Washington County Major Crimes Team and the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, and Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office; more information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have information related to the homicide, contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at (503) 846-2700.

Corey Scroggins Booking Photo
Corey Scroggins Booking Photo
Deputies Ask For the Public's Help Locating a Wanted Man (Photo) - 04/09/21

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 8:30 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury traffic crash on NW Susbauer Road and NW Long Road, north of the city of Cornelius. When deputies arrived, they learned that the driver of one of the vehicles involved fled the scene; he was identified as 29-year-old Corey Michael Scroggins.

Several minutes later, a nearby resident called 911, stating a male, later identified as Mr. Scroggins, ran onto his property and got into his parked pickup truck.

The vehicle owner went to confront Mr. Scroggins, demanding he get out of his vehicle. Mr. Scroggins accelerated the pickup truck towards the vehicle owner, who had to jump out of the way to avoid being struck by the vehicle.

Later in the evening, a Newberg-Dundee Police Department sergeant was dispatched to a theft in progress in the city of Newberg. The sergeant located the stolen pickup truck leaving the scene of the theft. Newberg-Dundee Police identified the suspect as Mr. Scroggins. When they attempted to stop the pickup truck, Mr. Scroggins eluded them.

On Friday, April 9, 2021, at 5:45 p.m., Newberg-Dundee Police recovered the stolen pickup truck, unoccupied. Mr. Scroggins is still outstanding.

Mr. Scroggins is a White male, approximately 5’ 6” tall and weighing 190 pounds. Mr. Scroggins is wanted for several crimes, including hit and run, unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, robbery in the third degree, menacing, elude, and several outstanding felony warrants.

Mr. Scroggins is considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information about the location of Mr. Scroggins, please call 911. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office urges community members not to approach Mr. Scroggins.

Thomas Coupland booking photo
Thomas Coupland booking photo
Man Arrested For Shooting Stolen Gun At Apartment Complex (Photo) - 03/14/21

On Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 10:42 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of someone shooting a gun at the Farmington Townhome apartments at 18745 SW Farmington Rd. in the community of Aloha.

A neighbor called 911 to report hearing a gunshot and when deputies arrived, they spoke with two intoxicated men who lived at the apartment in question. Deputies saw a gun inside the apartment on the kitchen table. When deputies checked the serial number on the gun, they learned it had been stolen in Portland in October 2020.

Deputies arrested 21-year-old Thomas D. Coupland for unlawful use of a weapon, recklessly endangering another person, and theft in the first degree for stealing the gun.

Scene photo
Scene photo
UPDATE: Missing Woman's Body Found in Hagg Lake - 03/13/21

On Friday, March 12, 2021, just after 2:30 p.m., a boater found a woman’s body in Henry Hagg Lake near Boat Ramp C. Deputies identified the body as 38-year-old Tara Callahan, who had been missing since February 5 in the same area.

Ms. Callahan’s body was taken to the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office. On Saturday, March 13, an autopsy was performed and the Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Ms. Callahan’s death a suicide.

The original media release follows.

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Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Woman at Hagg Lake

On Friday, February 5, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to an apartment complex in Aloha, where they learned about a woman who may be a danger to herself. It was reported to deputies that Tara Callahan, age 38, was headed to Henry Hagg Lake to possibly drown herself.

Deputies located Ms. Callahan’s vehicle at Boat Ramp C at Hagg Lake but were unable to locate her.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team utilized several cadets and other teams to look in the wooded area and shoreline around the lake and the Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol checked the water. The Remotely Operated Vehicle Team also used an unmanned aircraft (drone) to search for Ms. Callahan.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Dive/Rescue Team assisted in searching the waters around Boat Ramp C over the weekend, but were unable to locate her.

This case remains under investigation and the search is continuing. If anyone has any information regarding the location of Ms. Callahan, please call non-emergency dispatch at 503-629-0111.

Attached Media Files: Media Release , Scene photo
Stolen Telescope Photo
Stolen Telescope Photo
Trailer Filled with Telescopes Stolen from Rural Property (Photo) - 03/12/21

On Thursday, March 11, 2021, at approximately 12:45 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a theft call on a rural property near SW Bald Peak Road and SW Laurelwood Road in unincorporated Washington County. The property owner reported a trailer he was storing had been stolen sometime during the night or possibly the night before.

The trailer contained two valuable telescopes, including a custom-made telescope the owner had been working on for several decades. This 14-foot long telescope is valued at $15,000. The second telescope is a vintage Unitron valued at $1,500.

The trailer is a 1997 Wells Cargo enclosed trailer with a ramp door. The trailer is 16-feet long and forest green in color with an aerodynamic bubble on the front. There are multiple “Oregon Star Party” stickers on the ramp door. It has Oregon plates U227280.

If anyone knows the location of this trailer, or either of the telescopes that were inside, please contact non-emergency dispatch at 503-629-0111. (Case #50-21-3408)