Police Make Arrest for Hillsboro Murder

Posted by Associated Press on August 31, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Hillsboro police department says the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in her apartment has been arrested.

Police named 24-year-old Eric Christopher Petersen a person of interest on Saturday. He was arrested hours later in La Center, Washington for violating probation. He was booked into Clark County jail.

Police identified the homicide victim …

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Woman Found Dead in Silverton Home

Posted by Christina Kemp on August 31, 2014

SILVERON, Ore. – A woman was found dead in her Silverton home after a shooting Saturday afternoon. Police arrived to Olson Road and found 50-year-old Cassandra Wagner dead inside the home.

A SWAT team and an airplane searched the whole neighborhood until late last night.  Police learned the suspect, 43-year-old Jason Down ended up in a Portland hospital. He was injured …

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Fatal Hit & Run Bicycle Crash

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 31, 2014
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RAINIER – A fatal hit and run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier killed 74-year-old  bicyclist Peter Michael Linden of St. Helens.

At around 3:00 Saturday afternoon, police got a report of a hit and run where a pickup truck struck a bicycle on Highway 30 west near milepost 50.  The pickup, driven by 34-year-old Kristopher Lee Woodruff from Vernonia, …

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Skateboarder Hit By Bus

Posted by Christina Kemp on August 30, 2014
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Clackamas, Ore. — A man is in the hospital after getting hit by a Trimet bus in Clackamas this morning.

“The pedestrian was riding a skateboard coming down the ramp from the MAX platform and made a sudden turn”, said Deputy Marcus Mendoza.

A turn that put him right in the path of the bus. Deputy Marcus Mendoza says the 29-year-old was …

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Man Injured in Fire Trying to Save Dog

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 30, 2014
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Hillsboro – A mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning.  Three adults and one child were forced to leave their home and one of the adults was transported to the Oregon Burn Center for treatment of burns that he got from trying to re-enter the home.

Around 1:00 am, fire crews arrived to find flames coming through the windows on both …

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