Simulated DUII crash stuns students

Simulated DUII crash stuns students

Over 1000 students from Mazama, Hosanna and Lost River High Schools watched as Operation Prom Night told a graphic story of a DUII crash. They saw events unfold right in front of them on Viking Field today.
Caution the photos inside this story are graphic.

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KFalls man arrested after assault, vehicle theft, and eluding KCSO Deputies

KFalls man arrested after assault, vehicle theft, and eluding KCSO Deputies

A construction worker flagged down a deputy near Altamont Drive and Anderson Avenue and reported that a male, driving a late model white Ford F150, was acting strangely. At approximately the same time, Klamath County 9-1-1 received a call reporting the same pickup as stolen from an address on Bisbee Avenue.

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KCSO Uses new SAR equipment to locate and assist back country rider

KCSO Uses new SAR equipment to locate and assist back country rider

Last Friday, Klamath County 9-1-1 received a call reporting Darrell Blackwell, 80, was stuck in the snow on an ATV near Saddle Mountain Pit Road in the Chiloquin area. Deputies responded but was limited due to the snow depth. Klamath County Search & Rescue (SAR) was then called in to assist in locating and rescuing Blackwell.

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Pedestrian Killed, CLP Closed for Hours

Pedestrian Killed, CLP Closed for Hours

On Sunday, March 3, 2019, at approximately 7:18 p.m. members from the Klamath Falls Police Department, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police responded to a call of a reported vehicle vs. pedestrian motor vehicle crash on Crater Lake Parkway north of the intersection of Pacific Terrace. 

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KCSO: Porch Pirates, "Ship is Sunk" [VIDEO]

KCSO: Porch Pirates, "Ship is Sunk" [VIDEO]

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm, a citizen called 911 and reported an unknown male stole a package from the front porch of his residence located on Hope Street. The thief was described as wearing a dark jacket, dark pants and a stocking cap or beanie. He was last seen running towards Hope Street and getting into the passenger side of a dark colored SUV. It is believed that the thieves were following a delivery truck and stealing the packages when the driver left.

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Valentines Day Murder-Suicide in Klamath Falls

Valentines Day Murder-Suicide in Klamath Falls

At 7:13 AM on Thursday February 14, 2019 Klamath 911 Emergency Communication received a call from a third party, who was not on scene, of a shooting that had occurred at 6207 Onyx Ave in Klamath Falls. The responsible party was reported to be suicidal and still inside the location. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies responded with the Oregon State Police and Klamath Fire District 1.

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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 Deputies Cleared as Grand Jury Deems Shooting Justified

KCSO Deputies Cleared as Grand Jury Deems Shooting Justified

The Klamath County Grand Jury determined the officer involved shooting on December 29, 2018 was justified. The Grand Jury reviewed the Oregon State Police investigation, heard testimony from Deputies on scene, a Crisis Intervention Team member from Klamath Basin Behavioral Health and the statements of the involved officers, Deputy Leach and Deputy McAdams.

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KCSO: Burglary Suspects in Custody, Northern Klamath County

KCSO: Burglary Suspects in Custody, Northern Klamath County

On Friday (01/11/19) the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) began an investigation into a residential burglary in Crescent, OR which is in Northern Klamath County. One suspect was developed during the initial investigation and deputies began a search for Tylor McMahan for questioning in the crime. 

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REACH Inc. Moves Forward After Break-In During 2018 Christmas Holiday Weekend

REACH Inc. Moves Forward After Break-In During 2018 Christmas Holiday Weekend

Klamath Falls, Or - Today, REACH Inc. continues its process of fixing and replacing all of the doors, windows, and locks after being a victim of a break in that included theft and vandalism over the 2018 Christmas holiday weekend. With an estimated cash loss of $8,000 in cash and property damage and $12,000 total in theft, including items such as power tools, laptop computers, chain saw, cameras, vehicles, and much more. With the arrest of the culprits, REACH has managed to recover a few of the items from the theft. As the authorities, continue to look for missing items.

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KCSO: Christmas and New Years Results of Traffic Grant

KCSO: Christmas and New Years Results of Traffic Grant

Christmas and New Year’s Results: 5 Deputies, 21.5 Hours Worked, 3 Arrests (2 – DUII, 1 – Driving While Suspended or Revoked), 11 Citations Issued, 33 Warnings In-Lieu of Citation.

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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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KCSO Deputies Ramirez & Sedlacek Graduate DPSST

KCSO Deputies Ramirez & Sedlacek Graduate DPSST

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of Basic Corrections Local #BCL034 on Friday November 9, 2018 at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. 

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Israeli Hiker Lost on PCT Found by Search and Rescue

Israeli Hiker Lost on PCT Found by Search and Rescue

DIAMOND LAKE, Ore. - On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 8:52 AM, Douglas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue (SAR) was notified by Klamath County regarding a SPOT Personal Tracker device sending an SOS distress signal. Klamath County had been trying to locate the hiker since Monday evening within their county. New information obtained from the distress signal indicated the hiker was on the Pacific Crest Trail near Tipso Peak located within Douglas County. The parents of the distressed hiker also contacted law enforcement. It was determined that the lost person was 36 year-old Anat Taher Leb, a citizen of Israel.

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Missing Klamath County Man Survives Three Nights in Freezing Temps, Heavy Rain Lost Near Crater Lake NP

Missing Klamath County Man Survives Three Nights in Freezing Temps, Heavy Rain Lost Near Crater Lake NP

The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office responded on Thursday, October 4 to the report of a missing 56-year-old man who went mushroom picking in an area near the base of the eastern slope of Mt. Scott. The man, identified as Marty Holloway, was reported by family members after he failed to check in with them. The family had located Mr. Holloway’s vehicle and discovered that he left his phone and jacket in it, and worried that he was not prepared to stay out in the elements.

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Officer Involved Shooting, Modoc Point

Officer Involved Shooting, Modoc Point

On 10/05/18 just before 8:00am, an Officer Involved Shooting occurred in the Modoc Point area just off of US 97.

No officers were seriously injured and one male subject is deceased. Officers on scene are searching for a female who ran from the incident described as a white female adult in gray sweatpants.

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