Sheriff Kaber files for re-election

Sheriff Kaber files for re-election

Klamath County Sheriff, Chris Kaber filed for re-election this morning.

Kaber has been the Klamath County Sheriff since January 3, 2017. Since then he led the restructuring of the Sheriff’s Office and a long list of improvements to staffing, infrastructure, and general service to the public; all while staying within budgets approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

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Vehicle pursuit ends with arrest of Redmond man

Vehicle pursuit ends with arrest of Redmond man

Early Sunday morning, two Klamath County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies observed a 1998 Dodge pickup operated by 22 year old Daniel Olane of Redmond, Oregon, driving recklessly in the area of Crater Lake Parkway and South 6th Street. Deputies attempted to stop the truck when Olane failed to stop. A vehicle pursuit launched at high speeds heading into the downtown area of Klamath Falls

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Attempted suicide by inmate

Attempted suicide by inmate

According to Klamath County Sheriff, Chris Kaber - At approximately 8:03 pm on Wednesday evening (August 14th, 2019) an inmate being held in the Klamath County Jail attempted suicide while alone in a booking cell. The 53 year old man was being held on local misdemeanor charges related to Disorderly Conduct, Harassment, and Criminal Trespass. 

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7-Hour standoff ends with arrest by KCSO Special Response Team

7-Hour standoff ends with arrest by KCSO Special Response Team

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, a 7-hour standoff began following an assault and stabbing of a man in the suburbs of Klamath Falls. The victim, not identified and condition unknown, had been taken to Sky Lakes Medical Center for treatment.

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Investigation arrests two after purchasing $20k in merchandise with stolen credit

Investigation arrests two after purchasing $20k in merchandise with stolen credit

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 a search warrant was executed at 1236 Owens Street, Klamath Falls, OR. The search warrant was the result of numerous investigations involving fraudulent transactions made at ten or more businesses within the community.

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Public Meeting to be held on Eternal Hills clean up

Public Meeting to be held on Eternal Hills clean up

A community meeting will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 6:30 pm at the Klamath County Fairgrounds regarding cleanup at Eternal Hills Cemetery. The meeting is hosted by the Eternal Hills Guardians.

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KCSO Search and Rescue Sharpens Skills in 24-Hour Training Event

KCSO Search and Rescue Sharpens Skills in 24-Hour Training Event

Over this past weekend, Klamath County Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers conducted an annual training at the Annie Creek Snow-Park. The exercise culminated in eleven volunteers participating by setting up a snow camp, with only what they could carry on their person, and surviving overnight (24 hours).

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KCSO: Suspects Arrested in Burglary from REACH

KCSO: Suspects Arrested in Burglary from REACH

On Christmas Eve (12/24/18) REACH Corporation on Maywood Drive in Klamath Falls, OR reported to have been burglarized. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office investigated the report and determined a forced entry had occurred, many valuable electronic items, tools, keys, and two vehicles were taken during the burglary.

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KCC Board of Education Approves Partnership Contract with Sheriff's Office

KCC Board of Education Approves Partnership Contract with Sheriff's Office

KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College’s board of education voted Monday to approve a contract that establishes a foundation for KCC to work with the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to open a sheriff substation at the KCC campus.

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SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Market Enforcement Grant Program

SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Market Enforcement Grant Program

In March 2018, the Oregon State Senate passed SB1544 providing a grant opportunity for law enforcement agencies who were engaged in fighting illegal marijuana grow operations in rural counties. The grant funding was to be administered by the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC).

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SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Disruption Effort

SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Disruption Effort

Press Release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office

On Tuesday (10/02/18) members of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office contacted a residence at 31146 Mountain Lakes Drive, Rocky Point, OR. A tip had been received of a possible illegal marijuana grow operation.

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SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Disruption Effort – Search Warrant

SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Disruption Effort – Search Warrant

Press Release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday (09/26/18) members of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 24960 Paradise Road, Midland, OR after developing information that an illegal grow site existed on that property. This property is very close to the California border.

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SHERIFF: Two Search Warrants Served on Illegal Marijuana Grows

SHERIFF: Two Search Warrants Served on Illegal Marijuana Grows

Press Release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office

Continuing complaints from citizens have led Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies to investigate more illegal marijuana grow operations. On September 28, 2018 deputies served search warrants on two such operations. Both locations were growing substantially more marijuana plants than legally permitted under current Oregon recreational or medical marijuana laws.

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SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Grow Disruptions

SHERIFF: Illegal Marijuana Grow Disruptions

Press Release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office

On 9-20-18 (Thursday) the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation at 17350 Patricia Lane which is north of Merrill, OR. Identified in the investigation were Jared Burger (35 years of age) and Audrey Roe (37 years of age) who were suspected of growing marijuana illegally. The two were charged with Manufacturing a Controlled Substance-Marijuana and Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana and cited to appear in court on October 22, 2018. There were no medical marijuana cards associated with the residence and per Oregon law “4” plants per household are allowed; “526” plants were seized and destroyed.

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Search Warrant Service - Illegal Production of Marijuana

Search Warrant Service - Illegal Production of Marijuana

On 8-22-18 the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) executed a search warrant at a residence near Keno, Oregon at 17907 Hamaker Lane.  The warrant was issued allowing for the search of evidence related to a suspected illegal marijuana grow operation. Deputies discovered a total of “176” marijuana plants growing in a greenhouse and inside the residence.

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