Monday May 6
Telemarketer Tells Man He'll Die Tomorrow and a Fake Hostage Scam
The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from May 3-5. Friday, May 3 3:02 p.m. A passenger involved in a two-car accident on Foster Street was transported to Salem Hospital.
Monday May 6
Hit-run driver injures tow truck driver in Salem
Police have the right-side mirror from a car that hit a tow truck driver Sunday night on a Salem street.
Sprague student impaled in car crash
A 16-year-old Sprague High School student was impaled in the chest by a fence post after a crash near the high school Thursday afternoon.
Her parents are Gabriela Villastrigo and Rocky Ross of Mt Angel. Maternal grandmother is Catherine Villastrigo of Mt.
Forum on hate, racism adds second event
The Salem Human Rights and Relations Advisory Commission has scheduled a second event for its community forum on hate and racism.
Dark Clothing and Alcohol - Factors in Weekend Pedestrian Crash
On male adult pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and was transported to Salem Hospital with life threatening injuries, Salem Police stated in a news release.
Store Says Kids Jump on Trampolines and Cause Damage After Closing Hours
The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from April 19-21. Friday, April 19 2:23 p.m. A caller reported there were multiple kids behind the Welch School trying to steal pieces from the new playground.
Authorities release identities of men in Marion County officer-related shooting
Oregon State Police has identified the Marion County Sheriff's deputy who shot a man Tuesday afternoon as Cliff Self, 33.
East End Resident Reports 5 Guns Stolen; Unexplained Gunshot Sounds
The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from April 17-19. Wednesday, April 17 2:10 p.m. A caller on Mason Street reported a theft of some scrap metal.
March to aid infant, pregnancy health
According to the nonprofit, 80 babies are born in Oregon each week preterm. Prematurity is the leading cause of newborn death and can result in lifelong complications.
Woman to share story of racism
Dau Tucker never saw herself as a civil rights activist. But that was before she found a death threat in her office at Salem Hospital in the form of a bullet on her desk and a crudely written note on her wall: "Leave or die." That was far from the first time she and her family had experienced racism and discrimination in Salem -- in fact, she has ... (more)