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  • Apr
    7

    DEPUTY INJURED DURING TRAFFIC STOP

    Posted by: Sheriff's Office

    News Release from Marion Co. Sheriff's Office
    Posted on FlashAlert: April 7th, 2017 3:27 PM
    The investigation into today's events is still continuing and being lead by the Oregon State Police. The Sheriff's Office can confirm that the deputy involved in today's events sustained minor injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

    This is currently an active investigation and the Sheriff's Office is not prepared to release any further details. The Sheriff's Office is turning all additional media communication over to the Oregon State Police.

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    Today at 12:16 p.m. a deputy with the Marion County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle on Boones Ferry Road NE near Highway 99 near Woodburn. At some time during the interaction the vehicle struck the deputy and shots were fired. During the altercation the deputy did suffer injuries from being struck by the vehicle and he is being treated at a local hospital.

    Pursuant to the guidelines set forth in Senate Bill 111 the Marion County Sheriff's Office has asked the Oregon State Police to be the primary investigating agency. There are no additional details at this time.
    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

    DEPUTY INJURED DURING TRAFFIC STOP
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