Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marion County, OR.

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  1. Gun isn't "concealed" if carried openly on holster, jury should have heard that, appeals court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | OregonLive.com

    An Oregon man convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm has won a new trial after the state Court of Appeals ruled that a judge should have given more credence to his defense that the handgun was visible from a holster on his waist despite the loosely draped shirt a deputy said was covering it. A Marion County sheriff's deputy said Abram's clothing prevented him from seeing the gun at first.

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  2. Salem judge refuses to perform same-sex marriagesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | News-Register

    ... in 2011 and has not performed any same-sex marriages. He stopped doing marriages of any kind this past spring. Marion County judges are not required to perform marriages.

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  3. Mayor of Oregon town arrested on meth possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Bangor Daily News

    The 68-year-old mayor of a tiny town in Oregon has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, police said Tuesday. Cletus Moore was arrested early Monday morning during a traffic stop in Jefferson, Oregon, Marion County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chris Baldridge said.

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  4. Mayor of Oregon town arrested on possession of methamphetamineRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The 68-year-old mayor of a tiny town in Oregon has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, police said on Tuesday. Cletus Moore was arrested early on Monday morning during a traffic stop in Jefferson, Oregon, Marion County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chris Baldridge said.

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  5. Mayor Of Oregon Town Arrested For MethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Huffington Post

    The 68-year-old mayor of a tiny town in Oregon has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, police said on Tuesday. Cletus Moore was arrested early on Monday morning during a traffic stop in Jefferson, Oregon, Marion County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chris Baldridge said.

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  6. Small Town Oregon Mayor Arrested for Possession of MethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | JD Journal

    ... for driving without insurance. The full list of charges has not yet been released. They will appear before the Marion County Circuit Court at the end of the month. Surpisingly, Moore was convicted in 2009 by Marion County for meth possession. The ...

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  7. Oregon mayor arrested in meth case disputes accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | OregonLive.com

    A small-town mayor arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine is disputing a Marion County Sheriff's Office account that he was found with the drug during a traffic stop and that he told deputies he drove to a neighboring town to buy meth. Cletus Moore, who began his term as mayor of Idanha in January, said Tuesday that he still wants to lead the city, but plans to speak with other council members about his arrest and would consider resigning if asked.

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  8. Mayor Arrested for Meth PossessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | KXL-AM Portland

    The Marion County Sheriff's office says the 68-year-old mayor of the small town of Idanha has been arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Lt. Chris Baldridge said Monday that Cletus Moore and his passenger, 39-year-old Christopher Kosack, were stopped for a traffic violation in Jefferson Sunday night.

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  9. Oregon mayor busted again for possession of meth: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | New York Daily News

    Cletus Moore, 68, the mayor of Idanha, Ore., faces felony meth charges after deputies in Marion County found what appeared to be methamphetamine on him Sunday night, police said. Christopher Kosak, 39, was riding in the passenger seat of Moore's car, and police found meth on him as well, according to the sheriff's office.

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  10. Small-town Oregon mayor, passenger arrested after buying meth, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | OregonLive.com

    The mayor of Idanha , a town of around 140 people east of Salem, and another man were arrested Sunday after Marion County deputies say methamphetamine was found when the official's car was pulled over. The mayor, 68-year-old Cletus Moore, and his passenger, 39-year-old Christopher Kosack, were stopped for a traffic violation near South Main Street and High Street in Jefferson.

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  11. Sheriff: Mayor of small Oregon town busted with methRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | KPIC

    Deputies arrested the mayor of Idanha, Ore., after finding methamphetamine in the car he was driving, the Marion County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said deputies stopped a car driven by Cletus Moore, 68, of Idanha in Jefferson, Ore., for a traffic violation.

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  12. Advisory: Judges shouldn't keep wedding feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | TheIndyChannel

    ... and is not mandatory for judges to follow. The opinion comes after Call 6 Investigates exposed several Marion County judges' wedding practices, including one who faced allegations she used government resources to promote her private wedding ...

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  13. Police capture inmate accused of walking away from work crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... 38-year-old inmate entered the Santiam Correctional Institution in Salem this summer after he was convicted in Marion County of unauthorized use of a vehicle. His earliest release date is April 6, 2017.

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  14. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | K103

    ... in orange. Beebe entered DOC custody on June, 23, 2015, on two counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle out of Marion County. His earliest release date is April 6, 2017.

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  15. Kin of Oregon man crushed by big rig on I-5 sues imprisoned truck driver, trucking companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... ran over Campbell's car, crushing him. He was pronounced dead at the scene, causing major traffic delays. A Marion County Circuit Court judge sentenced Singh last January to 18 months behind bars for negligent homicide. Oregon prison records show he ...

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  16. Suspect sought in Jefferson sex assault, home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KATU-TV Portland

    Though nearly two years have passed, police are recirculating a sketch of a suspect wanted for a violent home invasion and sex assault in Jefferson. Marion County Sheriff's deputies say a stranger knocked on a woman's door asking for directions on Elm Street on the afternoon of Sept.

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  17. Garbage into electricity? Metro explores optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Portland Tribune

    ... ash is used in place of dirt to cover the garbage buried at the Coffin Butte Landfill, north of Corvallis. The Marion County Covanta facility - the only one of its kind in Oregon - operates under a permit issued by the Oregon Department of ...

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  18. Marion County cancels large three-day rave in SilvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Authorities in Marion County have cancelled a three-day rave festival in Silverton. The Statesman Journal reports the Sheriff's Office said the event was illegal and obtained an injunction barring it from taking place.

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  19. Marion County: no rave without permits this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | OregonLive.com

    Marion County officials filed a court injunction to stop the Boonbox in da Boondox festival after organizers failed to get the necessary permits for the event scheduled for this weekend. Robert DeSantis Jr. had been looking forward to partying with a few hundred "hippies" this weekend, but the expected turnout moved Marion County officials to shut it down.

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  20. Deputies stop Marion Co. rave set for Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | KATU-TV Portland

    A large rave-style party called "The Boombox in da Boondox" is on hold Friday after deputies filed for an injuction against the event, the Marion County Sheriff's office said. The party was supposed to be held off Highway 214 in the rural Silverton area on Friday night.

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