Medical records show drugs were being trafficked into the Marion County Jail as recently as November, with multiple overdoses last year. Prosecutors haven’t decided whether to charge anyone with Will Schultz’s death over a year after he fatally overdosed in jail.
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Justin Jordan shot at a driver, pointed a gun at several others and urged police to kill him during a standoff in an east Salem neighborhood on Nov. 24, according to Marion County prosecutors. Officers shot and killed Jordan after he pointed a gun at them.
A year after 33-year-old Will Schultz died in the Marion County Jail, sheriff’s officials are keeping details secret. His former wife says investigators attributed his death to an overdose on fentanyl.
Police on Monday arrested two teens, 19 and 17, who they say robbed several Salem-area businesses at gunpoint over a three-week period starting on Nov. 17, according to a news release.
At a joint session Monday with the Salem City Council, Marion County Board of Commissioners and Salem-Keizer School District, Marion County Sheriff Nick Hunter said the same surge in shootings seen in Salem is likely happening in unincorporated areas east of the city.
Police say Phillip Johnson drove his truck into a home on Southeast Vista Avenue Tuesday morning and shot his former romantic partner. He then fled police east on Oregon Highway 22, where he fatally shot himself.
Lucias Harris, 44, shot and killed an unarmed Tyler Longacre, 21, after Longacre fled from a shooting involving multiple people at Bar Fly’s Grill in 2018.
Alexander Mosqueda Rivera-Burdette killed Josiah Bagnall before dismembering and burying his body when they were both 18. Prosecutors say Bagnall was stabbed more than 20 times.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said a suspect accused of shooting three people, one fatally, in the Four Corners neighborhood Thursday night is in custody. The agency has provided little information about the shooting.
Commissioners on June 7 appointed Nick Hunter Marion County Sheriff, completing the term of retiring Sheriff Joe Kast. Hunter has supervised three of four divisions and led a SWAT team at the sheriff’s office.