Fort Klamath Man Arrested for Sex Abuse

FORT KLAMATH, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a 58-year old Fort Klamath man Tuesday evening after a warrant was issued for his arrest for Sex Abuse. On Tuesday, April 1st at approximately 8:20 p.m., OSP troopers contacted Efren Valencia, 58, at his residence in the 52000 block of Highway 62 and took him … Continue reading »

Death Investigation in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of the State Medical Examiner’s Office, is continuing the investigation today into the death of a 60-year old Klamath Falls man whose body was found this morning in the brush off OC&E Woods Line State Trail near Olene in Klamath County. The … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Medical Child Abuse

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon by officers from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety. The officers were serving an arrest warrant out of Multnomah County for a Katherine G. Parker, 44, who is being accused of coming up with an elaborate scheme to medically abuse her children. … Continue reading »

FBI Seeking Man for Child Exploitation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. Photographs and informational posters depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 28, are being disseminated to the public across the country and can be found online at the … Continue reading »

Umpqua Bank Acquires Sterling Financial

Portland, Ore. — Oregon-based Umpqua Bank is just weeks away from acquiring Washington-based Sterling Financial Corporation. A company representative says “the combined company, operating as Umpqua Bank, will have $22 billion in assets and nearly 400 stores across five states, forming the largest community bank on the United States’ West Coast.” The merger is expected to be complete Friday, … Continue reading »

Second Forger Suspect in Custody

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A second arrest has been made in a counterfeit money investigation in Klamath Falls. It all started when a woman in possession of counterfeit money was arrested earlier this month. That arrest led Klamath Falls Police to 36-year old Vernon Edward Schaeffer, who was staying at a local hotel. Police said … Continue reading »

Suspect Jailed for Attempted Murder

MT. SHASTA, Ca. — A man was arrested Thursday afternoon in Mt. Shasta for attempted murder. David Tilly was taken into custody by Mt. Shasta Police officials and a shotgun, shotgun shells and other evidence were found at the scene. On Thursday at about 2:30 p.m., the Mt. Shasta Police Department responded to Mercy Medical … Continue reading »

Injunction Ruling for Chiropractor

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.– A judgment against a Klamath County chiropractor means he can no longer treat patients. The Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners is accusing Christopher McCutcheon of practicing without a license and aggressively treating patients. The judgment on the injunction was handed down on Monday by a Klamath County Circuit Court. McCutcheon  is also … Continue reading »

Residents Granted Herbicide Documents

GOLD BEACH, Ore.– An environmental health group will be looking at documents regarding herbicide use in the Gold Beach area. Last October, A private timber company used a helicopter to spray chemicals. Locals there said the spray landed on people in the Cedar Valley area. Two dozen residents reported serious health symptoms shortly afterward. The … Continue reading »

Rape Charges Added to Current Inmate

COOS BAY, Ore.–  A California prison inmate is facing charges for a rape case in Coos County in 2007. 43 year old Peter Shianna is accused of attacking a woman behind a Fred Meyer on Christmas Eve that year. The chief district attorney said the case went cold until a forensic lab contacted Coos Bay … Continue reading »

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