For months, Salem police worked to identify a ring that was robbing people on city streets. A recent arrest pushed the case towards solved, as Salem Reporter’s Ardeshir Tabrizian explains.
Police say the driver ferried 15 students on two separate bus routes the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 9, and was involved in a crash between the two routes.
A woman working at the Graveyard Bar and a man she lives allegedly stole more than $30,000 from the bar, which is across the street from their residence, police said.
Created in 2018, Marion County’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program is intended to get people who are homeless or struggling with addiction away from the criminal justice system, and into services.
Two candidates for governor support repealing the law, which decriminalized possession of small amounts of hard drugs.
Police say Reimundo Aispuro arrest is the third made in a string of June robberies.
Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian gives the details of recent robberies, including a pedestrian confronted while walking through northeast Salem.
The department’s crosswalk safety campaign is intended to educate drivers, issuing warnings as well as citations for egregious violations.
A driver and passenger from Salem were flown to area hospitals in critical condition following the Thursday morning crash.
A Polk County judge sentenced David Leroy Miles, 35, to 68 months in prison after a May incident where he stole a Salem police officer’s car and led police on a high-speed chase.