The City of Salem said today that test results received this morning from water samples taken on Friday, June 8, indicate the presence of cyanotoxins in the water distribution system are below EPA advisory levels for vulnerable populations. However, as a precautionary measure, the City of Salem is extending the drinking water advisory.
Sherwood Police told Salem News Journal that it is seeking the public's assistance with identifying a suspect in a car theft and burglaries. Police ask that anyone with information about the suspect or the stolen vehicle are asked to call the Washington County non-emergency dispatch number at 503-629-0111.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking tips to locate two female inmates who walked away from the Sheriff’s Office Transition Center on June 1st at 10:15 p.m. Deputies are searching for Molly Terwilleger age 26 and Mary Wiseby age 29, both of Salem.
The City of Salem says the city’s water system has small amounts of cylindrospermopsin and microcystin (cyanotoxins) in treated drinking water. Levels of toxins have been detected in the water system that supplies water to City of Salem, City of Turner, Suburban East Salem Water District, and Orchard Heights Water Association.
Late Sunday morning a local bar and grill owner was robbed of money that is used to pay Lottery tickets after causing a distraction. Liz Resch, owner of the West Side Station, in West Salem, told Salem News Journal a man, about 25 to 35 years old, five ft. eight, chunky, with blue eyes, was dropped off in the parking lot from an older cream or gold colored car.
A shooting took place in a Keizer street today, with children playing all around, and sending one man to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. The caller reported a shooting had just occurred in the 3600 block of Brooks Avenue NE.
Last night at 9:24 pm, Officers witn the Keizer police arrived on scene of a vehicle verses pedestrian crash on River Road North and Sam Orcutt Way Northeast. An adult male was found in the roadway with obvious injuries.
At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, local dog boarding facility, The Dog Bark, was burglarized and all the canine guests were released. Responding officers arrived to find a shattered window and an open door. Nearly a dozen of the 26 dogs boarded at the facility escaped outside.
Salem Police Officers were involved in a shooting along State Street late this afternoon. After spotting the suspect SPD made every effort to avoid a car chase with him.
A man robbed the Jackson’s Jewelers in down town Salem of a $12,000 ring back on February 6, and the Salem Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect. He entered the store at approximately 2:10 pm on that Tuesday, and engaged the clerk in conversation asking to see several rings.
Albany Police responded to an armed robbery at Go Wireless, located at 1365 Clay Street SE, Albany, Oregon. The suspects forced a female employee to open a safe and took several large bags of an undisclosed amount of property, then fled the scene in a vehicle.
House Bill 4155, which has more than 25 sponsors, requires state divisions or subdivisions to only purchase broadband access from internet providers who are in full compliance with the net neutrality provisions.
Yet another robbery in Salem was committed at the Circle K store early Sunday morning by a lone suspect. After arriving on scene and setting up a perimeter around the area of the store police started a K-9 track.
A serial robber is still at large in the Salem area and the Salem Police are asking for your help. The incidents have all occurred later in the evening and in several of the robberies the suspect displayed a small handgun.
Four Salem Police Officers were involved in a on duty shooting following a dangerous incident in which a motorhome struck two police patrol vehicles. Sergeant James Welsh, Corporal Andrew Connolly, Corporal Mark Seyfried and Officer Pence Hodges all fired at the suspect during the incident.
Shortly before 11:00 pm Thursday night a fire broke out in a carport along the 3000 block of Surfwood Dr NE in Salem. First arriving crews found a carport fully involved with fire.