Yesterday at 6:00 a.m., the Silverton Police Department was notified that
Scott's Mills Elementary School had a second incident where someone shot out a
gym window at the school. This time however the suspect or suspects entered the
school and made away with 20 IPads from a classroom.
At around 4:00
p.m., an alert pawn shop employee at the State Street Pawn Shop in Salem,
contacted the Silver Falls School District after a man attempted to sell two of
the IPads. Deputies and Officers from the Sheriff's Office and the Silverton
Police Department responded to the pawn shop and detained Spencer Moss, age 20,
After detaining Mr. Moss deputies and officers recovered 17
IPads and a pellet gun. Mr. Moss was taken to the Marion County Jail for the
crimes of Theft I and later released, his next court appearance will be at the
Circuit Court Annex on March 27th at 0930 a.m.
Mr. Moss is the prime
suspect in a rash of broken windows in and around the Scott's Mills area. The
Silverton Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff's Office are
continuing their joint investigation and are asking anyone with information,
images or details surrounding these incidents to please call our anonymous tip
line at 503-540-8079 or you can text your tips to
TipMCSO at 847411.
this morning around, 2:00 am, deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office
were called to the city of Scotts Mills after two separate residents reported
having their windows shot out. One resident in the 6900 block of the Crooked
Finger Road NE reported their sliding glass door had been shot out. About 20
minutes later a resident in the 18000 block of Mt. Angel Scotts Mills Road NE
reported that their window had also been shot out. In both cases the residents
reported hearing a car speeding away from the area.
At around 10 am,
the Silverton Police Department reported that the Scotts Mills Elementary School
had 4 windows shot out, with an estimated damage of $2000.00. In all three cases
investigators believe a small caliber gun or pellet gun was used to break the
windows. The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information regarding the
events that took place early this morning to please call the Sheriff's Office at
503 588 5032 or you can text your anonymous
information to TipMCSO at 847411.
Primary PIO Phone: 503. 584. MCSO (6276)
Information Officer Lt. Chris Baldridge
Cell Phone: 503.930.0579
On Twitter: @MCSOInTheKnow