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1 Firefighters save home near Falls City
Monday July 25, 2016, 6:36 AM
Firefighters save home near Falls City
Firefighters from Polk County Fire District #1, SW Polk, Falls City, Dallas Fire & EMS and Oregon Department of Forestry responded to a high risk grass fire on Zumalt Road this afternoon. At approximately 2:02 pm a homeowner called 911 to report that his field was on fire. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control within about an hour of their arrival. Captain Mike Rusher with Polk Coun

2 Woman Raped In Scio
Monday July 25, 2016, 6:34 AM
Woman Raped In Scio
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports today at 4:54 a.m. the Linn County Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call from a 21-year-old female reporting she had been raped.

Deputies learned the female was at the Silver Dollar Tavern in Scio last night when she was approached by two adult males. Deputies were told by the female that she consumed alcohol with the two males and at ab

3 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash North Marion County
Monday July 25, 2016, 6:32 AM
Marion County Deputies are on scene and investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles that collided at the intersection of Ehlen Road NE and Butteville Road NE. Early indicators show a passenger car was north on Butteville when it failed to stop at the intersection causing a collision with a truck pulling a horse trailer westbound on Ehlen Road NE.

The driver of the passenge

4 Estacada Residental Fire
Monday July 25, 2016, 6:32 AM
On Sunday July 24th at 3:45pm Estacada Fire was dispatched to a residential fire on S. Stormer Rd in Estacada. Estacada and Clackamas Fire crews responded to the incident and found a small exterior fire that had spread into the wall of the residence. The fire was quickly put out with a fire extinguisher by the occupant. Estacada Crews arrived and checked the fire to make sure that it was out and h

5 OSP Seeking Witnesses To Road Rage Incident Near Scappoose
Sunday July 24, 2016, 10:04 PM
OSP Seeking Witnesses To Road Rage Incident Near Scappoose
On July 23, 2016 at about 5:17 PM a vehicle versus motorcycle crash occurred on Highway 30 near MP 14 (northwest of Portland near Cornelius Pass Road) stemming from a road rage incident.

Preliminary investigation revealed a road rage incident occurred between two passenger vehicles and at least two motorcyclists as they traveled northbound on Highway 30. These four vehicles were reportedly dri

6 Boy, 13, Drowns Near Seaside
Saturday July 23, 2016, 11:00 PM
Boy, 13, Drowns Near Seaside
SEASIDE, Oregon - Authorities say a 13-year-old Oklahoma boy drowned off the coast of Seaside, Oregon, during a family reunion.

Seaside spokesman Jon Rahl says lifeguards noticed Conner Moore of Tulsa and his 14-year-old cousin Carter Moore of Kingston, Oklahoma, struggling in the chilly ocean Thursday afternoon.

Rescuers quickly pulled Carter Moore from the water, but it took longer to reac

7 Celeb hacker gets six months in prison for stealing nude images
Saturday July 23, 2016, 10:57 PM
Celeb hacker gets six months in prison for stealing nude images
A man from Portland, Oregon who was responsible for accessing hundreds of email accounts and stealing nude photos, including those of celebrities, has been sentenced to six months in prison plus two years of supervised release on Thursday, according to the Associated Press.

U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt also issued a $3,000 fine to Andrew Helton, who pleaded guilty in February for stea

8 Person Struck and Killed by Freight Train in Northeast Portland
Saturday July 23, 2016, 10:54 PM
PORTLAND, Oegon - Today at 2:40 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a person struck by a freight train near Northeast 82nd Avenue and Halsey Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the remains of a deceased person.

The Union Pacific train engineer stopped East of the location and is cooperating with the investigators.

The sex, age and identity of

9 26-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Attempting to Elude Police in a Stolen Vehicle
Saturday July 23, 2016, 7:03 AM
26-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Attempting to Elude Police in a Stolen Vehicle
On Thursday July 21, 2016, at 10:53 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report that a woman stole a truck and trailer in the area of North Lombard Street and Alma Avenue.

Officers responding to the area spotted the stolen truck and attempted to stop the driver near North Lombard Street and Interstate 5.

The driver initially stopped then sped away from officers southbound on I-5.

10 Bodies of Two Missing Kentucky Men Located in Mt. Hood National Forest
Saturday July 23, 2016, 7:01 AM
Bodies of Two Missing Kentucky Men Located in Mt. Hood National Forest
Parkdale, Ore. -- On July 21, 2016, just prior to 7 p.m., the Hood River County Sheriff's Office was notified of the discovery of two deceased bodies off of the Dog River Trail, south of Parkdale. The trail is accessed off of the east side of Highway 35 in the Mount Hood National Forest.

Investigators were able to determine that the bodies were those of John K. Wood and Jason A. Wood of Kentuc

11 Man killed in Cement Truck Crash
Friday July 22, 2016, 6:40 AM
Man killed in Cement Truck Crash
Thursday at about 8:17 a.m., Deputies responded to SW Laurelwood Rd. near SW Parmele Rd. for a single-vehicle crash involving a cement truck. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 38000 block of SW Laurelwood Road on a reported crash involving a cement truck. Deputies arrived and found a loaded cement truck upside down off a 20-foot embankment.

12 Death Investigation - Highway 101 Near North Bend in Coos County
Friday July 22, 2016, 6:38 AM
Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of the Coos County Medical Examiner and the Coos County Sheriff's Office, is completing an investigation into the death of a Nevada man. He was found deceased Wednesday near his vehicle, at the ODOT wayside along Highway 101, at milepost 230. The initial investigation indicates that the death is from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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13 Major Crash Team Investigating a Pedestrian - Driver Crash on Prescott Street
Friday July 22, 2016, 6:37 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday July 21, 2016, at 6:45 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report that a driver struck a pedestrian at Northeast 8th Avenue and Prescott Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the pedestrian who was suffering from traumatic injuries. The adult female pedestrian has been transported to a Portland hospital with injuries that are belie

14 Lost hiker reunited with family
Friday July 22, 2016, 6:35 AM
Lost hiker reunited with family
The hiker, identified as Donn Cambell, Age 42 of Stockton, California, was reunited with his family at the Command Post at 2:15 a.m. When asked about his hike, Campbell said he had stopped with his family in the scenic area on their way to Seattle and he decided to go on a short hike up the trail for a bit while his family went sightseeing around the area. He started his hike about 2:30 p.m. from

15 Woman Dead, Girl Hurt In Salem Car Crash
Thursday July 21, 2016, 5:54 PM
Woman Dead, Girl Hurt In Salem Car Crash
SALEM, Oregon A fatal two-vehicle crash occurred on Silverton Rd NE.

Police were called to the 1900 block of Silverton Rd NE at approximately 11:20 am on a report of a two-vehicle crash at that location. A woman was found deadd and a 9-year old girl had been injured in one vehicle and the driver of the other vehicle with minor injuries.

The investigation has shown that 19-year old Estaban

16 Gresham Police Looking for DUII Drivers and Enforcing Safety Belt Laws
Thursday July 21, 2016, 7:57 AM
Gresham, Ore. -- With the help of funding through the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Gresham Police Department in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Impact, will continue to provide enhanced patrols looking for DUII drivers and enforcing Safety Belt laws.

Children that are either riding unrestrained

17 Gunman Robs Tigard Deli
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 7:39 AM
Gunman Robs Tigard Deli
On July 19th at approximately 1:15 a.m., an employee of Foxy's Deli called to report a robbery. The deli is located at 14295 SW Pacific Highway in Tigard. The caller stated that a lone man entered the business carrying a rifle and demanded money. The suspect was described as a white male adult with black paint covering his face. The suspect appeared to be approximately 6 feet tall and muscular bui

18 Mission Street on ramp from 12th to close for emergency repairs Today
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 7:35 AM
The Mission Street on-ramp from 12th Street in Salem will be closed between 9 to 11 a.m. today so an Oregon Department of Transportation bridge crew can repair a small section of a broken joint.

The work should be completed within the two hours. During the closure, travelers will have to detour using 12th Street to OR 99E.

Travelers should expect short delays.

19 Vancouver Man Arrested after Throwing Bricks at Home and Cars
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 7:34 AM
On July 19, 2016 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Vancouver Police were dispatched to the 8300 block of McArthur Blvd to investigate a disturbance. Initial information received through 911 reported a male was throwing bricks through a residential window and at cars in this area. Initial reports also indicated a child was injured.

Officers arrived and located the suspect, later identified as 18 year

20 Deputies Capture Man After Daytime Burglary
Tuesday July 19, 2016, 1:59 AM
Deputies Capture Man After Daytime Burglary
Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the 4000 block of Adobe Avenue SE after a home owner came home to find a male exiting his residence. Leon Davis, age 35, ran from the residence with a rifle he stole from the homeowner's house.

Mr. Davis fled through several back yards until he made it to his mother's house in the 300 block of 49th Avenue SE, where he hid the rifl

21 Man Arrested After Passenger Injured in Suspected DUII Crash
Monday July 18, 2016, 7:48 AM
Man Arrested After Passenger Injured in Suspected DUII Crash
Sheriff's Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash in which a passenger sustained serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for multiple crimes.

On July 16th, 2016 at 7:32 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Deputies were called to a single vehicle crash in the 34000-block of SW Riedweg Road. When Sheriff's Deputies arrived, they found a green 1992 Toyota Camry on its top and

22 Two People Injured in Shooting Early Sunday Morning in Northeast Portland's Cully Neighborhood
Monday July 18, 2016, 7:46 AM
Two People Injured in Shooting Early Sunday Morning in Northeast Portland's Cully Neighborhood
On Sunday July 17, 2016, at 1:27 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in the area of Northeast 52nd Avenue and Prescott Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located two gunshot victims - a male and a female. Both were transported by ambulance to Portland hospitals for treatment to serious, but not believed to be life-threatening injuries.

Office

23 Missing 13-year-old Girl Found
Monday July 18, 2016, 7:43 AM
Missing 13-year-old Girl Found
UPDATE: Patience Freimuth was located Sunday evening after an alert citizen recognized her and made a report. Patience was returned directly to her family. The Vancouver Police Department thanks the many people who helped find her.

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VANCOURVER, Washington - Police are asking for help to locate 13-year-old Patience Nicole Freimuth. Patience lives in east Vancouver, and was last

24 Firefighters Rescue Two Hikers That Fell Down Embankment at Wilsonville Memorial Park
Sunday July 17, 2016, 3:53 AM
Firefighters Rescue Two Hikers That Fell Down Embankment at Wilsonville Memorial Park
Just before 1:00 pm on Saturday, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews responded to a report of an 87-year-old male who fell down a steep embankment while hiking along a trail at Wilsonville Memorial Park. The call to 911 indicated that the male was unable to climb back up the embankment.

Once crews arrived on scene, they discovered that the male was accompanied by a female that was also down on

25 Update - Triple Homicide in Woodland
Sunday July 17, 2016, 3:48 AM
UPDATE: 07/16/2016 
Suspect LUYSTER, Brent was taken into custody by Cowlitz County Deputies and WSP Troopers at approximately 16:15 Hrs. today. Luyster was found in the Gold Ford Explorer on the Ocean Beach Hwy and was taken into custody without incident. Detectives with the Clark County Regional Major Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate. Nothing further will be released at this time.

26 Linn Deputies Investigate Death
Sunday July 17, 2016, 3:48 AM
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that the Linn County Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call at 6:35 a.m. this morning from Kevin Hansen, 57, reporting that his friend was unresponsive. Hansen told deputies he is transient and recently has been staying in the Scio area.

Hansen said that he and his friend, 55-year-old James Arthur Byrns, who is also transient, were drivin

27 Woman dies, 2 girls, 1 boy injured after train hits truck in central Oregon
Sunday July 17, 2016, 3:44 AM
Woman dies, 2 girls, 1 boy injured after train hits truck in central Oregon
CULVER, Oregon — A 52-year-old Madras woman was killed and three children were injured after the woman drove a pickup truck into the path of an oncoming train in central Oregon.

The Bulletin of Bend reports that Lourdes Perez on Thursday stopped her pickup truck at railroad tracks north of Culver and pulled into the path of a northbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train.

Two 10-year-old gir

28 Head on collision in East county causes two fatalities and four others injured
Sunday July 17, 2016, 3:41 AM
At 2:45 this morning, Estacada Fire responded to a two car head on motor vehicle accident. State Troopers who were first on scene found an unresponsive 7 year old in one of the vehicles.

The Trooper performed CPR until fire and EMS crews arrived. The child was pronounced deceased on scene. With the aid of AMR and Life Flight, 5 others were transported to Portland area hospitals, 4 by air and on

29 A Chemist Accidentally Creates A New Blue. Then What?
Saturday July 16, 2016, 2:17 PM
A Chemist Accidentally Creates A New Blue. Then What?
Professor Mas Subramanian looks at the blue pigment that was discovered at his lab in Oregon State University. KARL MAASDAM / OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Mas Subramanian wasn't expecting blue.

In 2009, as part of his lab at Oregon State University, Subramanian — a professor of materials science — was working with students to manufacture new materials that could be used in electronics. They would

30 ChamberVox shakes things up
Saturday July 16, 2016, 2:14 PM
ChamberVox shakes things up
A fairy queen cavorting with a donkey: Anna Mara as Titania and Brent Luebbert as Bottom in “Midsummer.” Photo: Blaine Truitt Covert

At heart, dancing is moving to rhythm, and that means it’s almost inseparable from music.

There are exceptions and variations: experimental cases when dances are created without sound; the Merce Cunningham/John Cage partnership, in which movement and music were

31 Governor Kate Brown Announces Gun Safety Plan
Saturday July 16, 2016, 1:53 PM
Governor Kate Brown Announces Gun Safety Plan
PORTLAND, Ore.- Surrounded by a Senator and security at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Friday a series of gun control efforts within the state.

She also urged national bans on assault weapons and stronger state gun laws.

Along with Senator Ron Wyden, Brown was joined by Representative Suzanne Bonamici and several local gun-control advocates and religious

32 Triple Homicide in Woodland
Saturday July 16, 2016, 1:50 PM
Triple Homicide in Woodland
On 07/15/2016 at 10:20 pm Woodland PD responded to a possible victim of a gunshot wound at the AM/PM on CC Street. Upon arrival they located a female with a gunshot wound to the face. Information was developed that the shooting had occurred at 4006 NW 417th Street, Woodland, this is in Clark County. Members of the Clark County Sheriff's Office and Southwest Regional SWAT responded to the 417th Str

33 Early Morning 2nd Alarm Fire in SE Portland Extinguished
Saturday July 16, 2016, 1:48 PM
Early Morning 2nd Alarm Fire in SE Portland Extinguished
PORTLAND, Oregon - At 6:25 this morning, fire crews responded to an exterior fire at 13908 SE Stark St. When crews arrived at the business, they noticed smoke coming from the the side of the building and attic. A second alarm was called at 6:37 am. Fire crews worked to quickly extinguish the exterior fire and then went inside the building and onto the roof to extinguish the attic fire.

PF&R's

34 Fatal Crash Highway 211 -- Clackamas County
Saturday July 16, 2016, 1:46 PM
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoon's single vehicle fatal crash on Highway 211 in Clackamas County.

On July 14, 2016, at about 4:15 p.m., OSP troopers and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 211 near MP 22. Preliminary investigation indicates, that a 1961 Ford pickup, operated by Jacob DONDERO, age 33, from Caldwell ID, was northbou

35 Man falls 40 feet onto rocks, lays outside overnight
Saturday July 16, 2016, 1:45 PM
Man falls 40 feet onto rocks, lays outside overnight
SANDY, Oregon - On Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 06:44am Sandy Fire District and Hoodland Fire District were dispatched to 52780 Marmot Road at the old Marmot Dam site on the Sandy River. A mid-40's Sandy man had fallen approximately forty feet down a nearly vertical embankment onto rocks along the riverbank in a remote area of the Sandy River. The man was camping by himself along a trail above the r

36 Gresham Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man
Sunday July 10, 2016, 2:02 PM
Gresham Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man
Gresham, Ore. -- Gresham Police is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 22 year old man with a mental health condition. Jared Taylor was last seen getting onto a MAX train at 122nd and Burnside yesterday evening. Taylor is not considered a danger to himself or others but is in need of medication. Taylor is a Caucasian male with brown hair, approximately 5-feet-10-inches tall an

37 Clark County Sheriff Deputies Arrest Burglary Suspect
Sunday July 10, 2016, 2:00 PM
Clark County Sheriff Deputies Arrest Burglary Suspect
At approximately 3:15am on 7/9/16, Clark County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the report of a burglary in progress at the Quick Shop Minit Mart located at 12604 NW 36th Ave. Deputy Tom Maxfield attempted to stop a vehicle he saw at the store, but the vehicle fled and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. For safety reasons, the pursuit was called off in the area of NW 99th Street and NW 36th Ave.

38 Residents Escape Early Morning Clackamas House Fire
Sunday July 10, 2016, 1:59 PM
Two female residents escaped an early morning, fast moving house fire in Clackamas before firefighters arrived.

At 1:10am multiple callers reported a house on fire at 13511 SE Barbara Jean Ct in Clackamas. Clackamas Fire District #1 responded to the working fire, and first arriving crews found heavy smoke and fire in the garage and on the back of the house. Clackamas Fire crews worked aggressi

39 Limited moisture not enough to reduce fire danger
Saturday July 9, 2016, 11:06 AM
Limited moisture not enough to reduce fire danger
While central Oregon is in a pattern of cooler than normal weather, and has received precipitation over the last twenty-four hours, fire danger remains high. The US Drought Monitor for Oregon issued on July 7, 2016, indicates that most lands within the Central Oregon District (COD) fall into the "abnormally dry" category. This reflects what fire managers are seeing in the forest and current fuel m

40 Over 250 Vehicles at 5th Annual Cruise-In Benefiting Homeless Veterans
Saturday July 9, 2016, 11:05 AM
BEAVERTON, Oregon - WHO: The Salvation Army, Veterans 

WHAT: Start your engines!! The Salvation Army Veterans and Family Center is hosting its 5th annual classic car Cruise-In! What to expect: Over 250 classic vehicles, fire trucks, police cars, a SWAT car, motorcycles and military vehicles, activities for kids, a Blue Grass Band, car/bike trophies, prizes, food, and a special ceremony

41 Portland Police respond to roll-over crash
Saturday July 9, 2016, 11:03 AM
Early reports indicate that this is a two vehicle crash. The vehicles, a black VW Jetta and white Jeep Cherokee collided near N. Rosa Parks Way and N. Delaware Ave. The Cherokee was rolled onto it side and came to rest against the porch of a nearby house. The Jetta came to rest on the sidewalk.

One individual has died as a result of the crash and three others have suffered injuries of unknown

42 Oregon Judge Orders $50,000 In Fines, License Suspension For Pesticide Sprayer
Friday July 8, 2016, 7:02 AM
Oregon Judge Orders $50,000 In Fines, License Suspension For Pesticide Sprayer
An Oregon judge has ordered more than $50,000 in fines and a one-year license suspension for a pesticide spraying company that violated worker protection laws and later disregarded an order to stop spraying.

Administrative Law Judge Jennifer Rackstraw ordered the Department of Agriculture to issue fines of $43,500 to Applebee Aviation and $10,000 to its owner, Mike Applebee, for 16 violations o

43 2 Oregon Universities Find Elevated Lead Levels In Campus Water
Friday July 8, 2016, 6:59 AM
2 Oregon Universities Find Elevated Lead Levels In Campus Water
At least two of Oregon’s big public universities have found lead in campus water fixtures.

Portland State University found elevated lead in faucets in an academic building, and Oregon State found it in a residence hall bathroom.

Portland State officials say the fixtures at Cramer Hall have been fixed, turned off or posted with signs. Cramer is home to a number of social science departments s

44 Police ask help finding a missing, possibly endangered teen girl
Friday July 8, 2016, 6:36 AM
Police ask help finding a missing, possibly endangered teen girl
Natalya Charles, a 15 year old female, was last seen entering a building in the 1600 blk of E Fourth Plain Blvd at approximately 1700 hours.

She's about 5-foot-2, wears glasses and has a diamond-shaped scar on her right hand. She was last seen wearing her hair in braids and up in a "bun".

Natalya was last seen wearing a peach colored tank top jersey with the number 24 printed in black, blu

45 Are cannabis startups legal in Oregon?
Friday July 8, 2016, 6:57 AM
Are cannabis startups legal in Oregon?

One of four U.S. states, Oregon allows the sale and possession of marijuana for non-medical uses.

Though cannabis remains illegal as far as the U.S. federal government is concerned, laws regulating the drug on state and municipal levels have been rapidly evolving over the past several years.
Dozens of states have legalized cannabis for limited (typically medicinal) use cases. A f

46 Mother and children Displaced by Hillsboro Apartment Fire
Thursday July 7, 2016, 10:54 PM
Mother and children Displaced by Hillsboro Apartment Fire
A mom and her 5 children ages 10, 6, 3, 2 and 11 months safely evacuated their apartment Thursday afternoon when fire broke out in the bedroom. The woman quickly called 9-1-1 and dispatchers sounded the alarm at 2:05. Firefighters from the Hillsboro Fire Department responded to find flames coming from a 2nd floor window at the Pinewood Village Apartments, 1018 NE 17th Avenue. Firefighters knocked

47 Missing child found. Investigation to follow, but child is unharmed
Thursday July 7, 2016, 10:51 PM
Missing child found. Investigation to follow, but child is unharmed
We have received information that Audrianna Blair has been located at a campground in Tillamook County and is with Tillamook County deputies. We are investigating further to determine if there will be criminal charges in this case. We are pleased to report that the child is reportedly not harmed and we are taking steps to make sure she remains safe.

Earlier Report This agency is attempting t

48 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park Honors All of Oregon's Fallen
Thursday July 7, 2016, 8:35 PM
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) recently dedicated a section of the Walk of Honor(R) at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park on the campus of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, to honor career and volunteer firefighters who died before the Memorial was established in 1981. 

Thanks to the assistance of the Oregon Law Enforcement Memorial Trust

49 Chilling prediction about suspect in Oregon woman's murder
Monday July 4, 2016, 3:50 PM
Chilling prediction about suspect in Oregon woman's murder
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The former girlfriend of a Portland man now suspected in another woman's murder told police she believed the man would eventually kill her, reports The Oregonian.

Spencer Thomas Johnson, 37, is suspected of murder after his live-in girlfriend, 48-year-old Cory Jonell Lumber, was found dead from a single gunshot wound Saturday night in their Portland home, reports CBS affiliate

50 Names Released; Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Continuing In Keizer
Monday July 4, 2016, 3:47 PM
The investigation into Sunday night's officer involved shooting in Keizer is continuing. A Keizer Police Officer used deadly force during an armed robbery investigation which resulted in the suspect being taken to Salem Health for life threatening injuries.

The involved officer has been identified as Keizer Police Officer Esteban Perez, age 26. Officer Perez has approximately five years of law