Police and Fire


Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

Polk County Community Corrections lists these individuals as “most wanted” for September.

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Polk, Dallas assist at wildfires

Polk Fire Capt. Mike Kissell and members of Dallas Fire & EMS, Southwestern Polk Rural Fire Protection District, Sheridan Fire and McMinnville Fire worked all night battling the blaze at the Eagle Creek Fire on Monday, Sept. 4.

Bank robber arrested

Officers found suspect running down the street

A Dallas man is in Polk County Jail after being arrested Thursday on bank robbery charges.

Suspect arrested after pursuit

Car chase starts in Lincoln City, ends in crash in Grand Ronde

Eric Pullen, 27, was taken into custody on multiple warrants and on charges of eluding and reckless driving after a pursuit that started in Lincoln City and ended in Grand Ronde.

Arnett arrested on rape charges

Harol Ramos Arnett, 23, was arrested on Aug. 23 for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl between July 1 and Aug. 22.

OSP, Polk Sheriff seek information about woman’s death near Grand Ronde on Aug. 15

The Oregon State Police and local Polk County agencies are conducting a death investigation on Dayleen Kay Crowder, 52, from Grand Ronde.

Duck sentenced to 12 years

The man charged in fatal hit-and-run on Highway 22 in April will serve 12 years in prison.

Body of Grand Ronde woman found near Highway 18

Oregon State Police seeks information regarding a woman found dead near exit 25 on Highway 18 on Tuesday

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Police look for missing Dallas woman

Dallas Police are asking for help in finding a Dallas woman who was reported missing on Saturday who could be in the Florence area.

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Infant dies during house fire

An 11-month-old boy died in a Monmouth house fire on Aug. 9.

Gator stolen in FC recovered in town

The John Deere Gator stolen from the Falls City water treatment plant has been found, but the search is on for suspects in the theft.

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Local resident reported missing on Saturday

POLK COUNTY – Dallas resident Heather Mounce, 37, was reported missing Saturday at 2:13 p.m., according to a press release from Dallas Police Department.

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Fire burns five acres

Temperatures cool slightly, but dry conditions persist

Five acres burned in a field fire at Perrydale Road and Highway 22 on Thursday.

Body of missing boy located on Monday

Searchers found the body of a 5-year-old boy missing since Friday from Wallace Marine Park in West Salem.

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POINT shuts down hash oil operation south of Independence

Narcotics team detectives find marijuana, cocaine, meth and mushrooms

Three men were arrested on Tuesday after a search warrant revealed an active butane hash oil lab at 8400 Buena Vista Road in Independence.