LINN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT
From Friday afternoon
Heroin delivery – Desirae Lynn Church, 24, of Salem, was arraigned on charges of delivery of heroin, possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm. The crimes allegedly occurred on Thursday. The charging document alleges that Church was in possession of the firearm for the purpose of using it in connected with the controlled substance offense. Her bail was set at $20,000 by Judge Fay Stetz-Waters.
Methamphetamine delivery – Roderick Robert Erikson, 41, of Brownsville, was arraigned on charges of delivery of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. The crimes allegedly occurred on Thursday. According to the charging document, Erikson had 10 grams or more of a methamphetamine substance. His bail was set at $20,000.
Unlawful use of a weapon – Sean Michael Finkelstein, 33, of Sweet Home, was arraigned on charges of two counts of felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon and one count of menacing (domestic violence). The bulk of the crimes allegedly occurred on Thursday in Sweet Home, according to the charging document. The alleged victim in the case is an adult female. His bail was set at $35,000.
Felony failure to appear – Douglas Aaron Freels, 36, of Albany, was arraigned on a charge of felony failure to appear. He also was indicted in a separate case on charges of unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, identity theft, theft by receiving and theft in the second degree. Those crimes allegedly occurred in August. His bail was set at $20,000.
From Thursday morning
Assault charge dismissed – Charges of second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon were dismissed against Hope Panages of Brownsville. Panages was arrested in April and the state initially alleged those crimes took place during a domestic dispute. Tyler Reid served as Panages’ defense attorney.