Domestic abuse — 3:30 p.m., Monday, 3000 block of Eleanor Avenue. Kim Sleeper, 48, of Albany, reportedly assaulted his 44-year-old girlfriend. He was charged in Linn County Circuit Court with fourth-degree assault, strangulation, menacing and possession of methamphetamine on Tuesday afternoon. He remains lodged at the Linn County Jail.
LINN COUNTY SHERIFF
Stolen ATV — 9:13 a.m. Monday, 33000 block of Dever Conner Drive NE, Albany. A caller reported the theft of an ATV.
Scooter problem — 3:40 p.m. Monday, 2900 block of Lochner Road SE, Albany. A 97-year-old man reported rolling his electric scooter into a ditch. He was not injured and a deputy and two passersby assisted in getting the scooter back on the roadway.
LINN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT
From Tuesday afternoon:
Felon with firearm — Clayton Dean Burford, 30, of Scio, was charged with felon in possession of a firearm, possession of methamphetamine, reckless driving, reckless endangering, endangering the welfare of a minor and resisting arrest. The crimes allegedly happened on Monday.
Theft cases — Casey Charles Lanphear, 30, of Albany, was indicted on charges of second-degree theft and third-degree theft. The crimes allegedly happened on Oct. 21, 2015, and the victim was Kohl’s. In a second case, he was indicted on a charge of first-degree theft. That crime allegedly happened on Oct. 9, 2015, at Walmart in Albany. In a third case, he was indicted on charges of first-degree theft and first-degree failure to appear. The theft case occurred on Aug. 26, 2015 at Sportsman’s Warehouse.