Category Archives: State Police (OSP)

Home burial in Oregon? Portland expert explains the process

Keelia Carver lost her 4-year-old son last year. Now she is helping families have the funerals and burials they want. In February 2018, 4 1/2-year-old Max Carver died. “The babysitter called and said he was in the pond,” his mother, Keelia, said. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Home burial in Oregon? Portland expert explains the […]
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OSP seeking information after 5 ducks, 8 geese found in trash bags

Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help in locating the person or persons responsible for the waste of several ducks and geese. OSP Fish and Wildlife Division responded to a report of three garbage bags found full of birds while someone was walking their dog on December 26. A total of eight geese […]
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Oregon State Police warns people about driving on flu medication

Oregon State Police want to remind drivers that some of the flu medication could lead to a DUII. Source: Oregon State Police warns people about driving on flu medication

Homeless told to leave Capitol grounds after establishing camp in protest

Salem homeless followed up on a plan to set up tents on the state Capitol grounds in protest after being displaced from downtown under a camping ban passed by the City Council earlier this month. About 25 people with about a dozen tents occupied the park before Oregon State Police and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department officials arrived Monday morning. Source: […]
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As an Oregon citizen, you can write a traffic citation

Oregon law allows citizens to file citations for traffic violations directly to the court. Here’s how to do it: It’s a little known fact that in Oregon, regular citizens can issue traffic tickets to motorists violating the rules of the road. Source: Pamplin Media Group – As an Oregon citizen, you can write a traffic […]
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Homeless campers cleared from Oregon Capitol Mall

State parks staff and Oregon State Police troopers told campers they cannot stay at State Capitol State Park after it closed at 10 p.m. every night. Salem leaders, meanwhile, search to lease a building as a low-barrier shelter. Source: Homeless campers cleared from Oregon Capitol Mall | Salem Reporter | News about Salem – In-depth, […]
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Josephine County Sheriff Increases Patrol Hours As Oregon State Police Scale Back Coverage

Oregon State Police are scaling back some of their off-highway patrols in Josephine County. Meanwhile, the sheriff’s office is increasing the patrol hours of its existing deputies. “It really happened at a good time,” Sheriff Dave Daniel says with regards to OSP pulling back some of its county coverage. Source: Josephine County Sheriff Increases Patrol […]
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Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Troopers Requesting Public’s Assistance with Killing and Waste of Cow Elk in Lincoln County 

The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of a cow elk in Lincoln County. On Sunday, December 15, 2019, a Newport OSP Fish and Wildlife Trooper discovered a deceased cow elk. The deceased cow elk was located […]
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Lack of troopers patrolling highways giving speeders the green light

In Lane County, Oregon State Police said two to three officers patrol roads from the border of Lane and Linn counties all the way south to Roseburg. Source: Lack of troopers patrolling highways giving speeders the green light

OSP arrest man for wildlife harassment, animal abuse after trying to ride a deer

OSP have arrested a suspect after a disturbing video on social media depicted a male climbing onto and riding on the back of a mule deer buck. Jacob Belcher, 18, of Riley, Oregon was located, interviewed by troopers and eventually arrested and lodged in Harney County Jail on charges of wildlife harassment and animal abuse. […]
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