LINN COUNTY SHERIFF
Stolen stove — 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, 31000 block of Bellinger Road, Lebanon. A caller reported that an antique parlor stove valued at $600 was missing from an outbuilding. He last saw the stove six months ago and noticed it was missing one month ago.
Injured hiker — About 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office and Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance responded to a 911 transfer call from Lane County about an injured female on a mountain bike near the Trailbridge Reservoir. Two LCSO Search and Rescue teams responded. When units arrived, the woman, who had a compound fracture arm injury, was out of the forest and awaiting help. Sweet Home Ambulance transported her to River Bend hospital in Springfield.
SWEET HOME POLICE
Stolen phones — 4:23 p.m. Tuesday, 2000 block of Main St. A caller reported the theft of two cellphones, valued at $800.
Missing gun — 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, 3000 block of Main St. A caller reported the theft of a firearm from his residence.
Stolen car recovered — 4:32 a.m. Tuesday, 2200 block 16th Avenue SE. A hit-and-run crash, in which a vehicle hit a parked car, was reported. An officer located a suspect vehicle in the 2900 block of Cedar Court. A juvenile male was contacted near the rear of the car. The 2006 Ford Taurus was stolen out of Salem, and the 15-year-old was taken to a youth detention facility.
Burglary arrest — Henry Wayne Torrance, 44, was arrested on a charge of first-degree burglary. The crime allegedly occurred in the 4000 block of Edgewater Drive.
Hindering prosecution — Harley Michelle Webb, 24, was arrested on a charge of hindering prosecution.
LINN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT
Third-degree robbery, assault — Carson Albert Strasser, 28, of Sweet Home, was charged with third-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault. The crimes allegedly occurred at about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Fifth Avenue and Montgomery Street in Albany. According to court documents, a man who knew Strasser saw him walking down the street and gave him a ride in his car. Strasser asked if the man had any money, then demanded his wallet. When the man refused twice, Strasser hit the driver in the face, a probable cause affidavit states. The two then scuffled outside the car. When the driver went to walk around the vehicle to re-enter it and leave, Strasser reached inside, swiped the car keys and fled into a nearby apartment, according to the PC affidavit. The Albany Police Department was the investigating agency in the case. In a separate case, Strasser was charged with probation violation.
OREGON STATE POLICE
Game violations — June 14, Sweet Home. Troopers with the Fish and Wildlife division served search warrants on the residence of Nathan Rice, 40. The agency had received information Rice, a convicted felon serving a lifetime hunting suspension, had multiple firearms and wildlife parts associated with two unlawfully killed buck deer. The search yielded eight firearms, many of which were fully loaded, and multiple sets of trophy black-tailed deer and elk antlers. Rice was lodged at the Linn County Jail on a parole violation detainer and issued citations for eight counts of felon in possession of a firearm, 17 counts of taking or possession of buck deer, two counts of taking or possession of bull elk, lend/borrow game tag, exceeding bag limit of game mammal and aiding in wildlife offense. Investigation is continuing, and there could be more charges and additional suspects charged.
Injury wreck — 6:29 p.m. Tuesday, Highway 20 west of Albany, milepost 8. Oregon State Police troopers responded to a report of a four-vehicle crash that injured one driver. Information was not available about the traveling directions of the vehicle or other circumstances of the crash. Troopers determined one of the drivers, Devan Rashaad-Paul Dickson, 22, address not given, to be at fault. Dickson was driving a 1986 Honda Accord and made statements to a witness about having too much alcohol. Dickson was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. At the hospital, he was cited and released on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving and reckless endangerment.