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  • Feb
    24

    DEPUTIES SEARCHING FOR TIPS IN A SPREE OF BROKEN WINDOWS SCOTTS MILLS

    Posted by: Sheriff's Office

    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, of Texas.

    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.
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    Early 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.

    Contact Info:
    Primary PIO Phone: 503. 584. MCSO (6276)
    Public Information Officer Lt. Chris Baldridge
    Cell Phone: 503.930.0579
    Email: cbaldridge@co.marion.or.us
    On Twitter: @MCSOInTheKnow
    www.Facebook.com/MCSOInTheKnow

    DEPUTIES SEARCHING FOR TIPS IN A SPREE OF BROKEN WINDOWS SCOTTS MILLS
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