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Chase Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested - 06/14/17

On June 6'*, 2017 at about 5:58 pm, Lebanon Police were dispatched to a reported Robbery at the Chase Bank located at, 75 E Grant Street, Lebanon, Linn County Oregon. Information given was the suspect ran from the bank east bound on Grant Street. Officers canvassed the area and the suspect was not located at that time.

Later, a concerned citizen located a jacket matching what the suspect was wearing at the time of the robbery and called the police. The jacket was recovered. The jacket and other evidence that was left by the suspect at the bank and collected was sent to the Oregon State Crime Lab for analysis.

Evidence from those items was recovered. Detectives received information from the Oregon State Crime Lab regarding the identity of the suspect from that evidence. Detectives confirmed the suspect was actually, Jeffery Martin Lee Peak, date of birth, August z3rd i979. Peak a transient.
Today, June 13'*, 2017, detectives located Peak in the coastal area. With the assistance of the Lincoln City Police Department, the FBI and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Peak was taken into custody without incident.

At this point, the case is still being actively worked and investigated. More information is expected.

Burglary - 06/07/17

On June 7th, 2017 at about 4:58 a.m., Lebanon Police Department officers were dispatched to the Chevron fuel station at 805 Park Street here in Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon for a report of a burglary to the business. The report was that employees were on-scene to open the business and discovered that the front glass door of the business (facing Park Street) was broken out, and entry was made from there.
Officers reviewed the security video and at 2:13 a.m., three subjects, which appeared to be young males, approached the business from the Grant Street side. It appeared that one subject remained at the north end of the business as a lookout, and the other two males kicked the glass out of the door and made entry.
All three subjects were wearing masks, hats and hoods. The two subjects that entered took approximately $120.00 worth of cigarettes, and left through the same door that they entered.
If you have any information about this case, please contact the Detectives Division at 541-451-1751.

DUII Crash/Reckless Driving - 06/07/17

On June 6th, 2017 at about 10:49 p.m., Officer Whitham of the Lebanon Police Department observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of Milton Street and Hiatt Street here in Lebanon, Linn County Oregon. The driver, later identified as Ryan Timothy Nugent (DOB October 19th, 1993) of Lebanon was speeding in the area and lost control of his vehicle as he rounded the corner of Milton Street and Williams Street, crashing the vehicle he was driving into the curb and breaking both the front and rear axles on the driver's side. There was no damage to the curb, roadway or sidewalk, but the car was damaged to the point where it was not drivable.

After field sobriety tests were conducted, Nugent was arrested for DUII with the additional charge of Reckless Driving. He was brought to the Lebanon Police Department for booking. He was cited and later released on a citation to appear in court.

Bank Robbery - 06/07/17

On 06/6/2017 at about 5:58 pm, Lebanon Police were dispatched to a reported robbery that had just occurred at Chase Bank, 75 E. Grant St., Lebanon, Linn County, OR. The caller reported the male suspect had fled on foot, eastbound on E. Grant St. No weapon was brandished and there were no injuries to any person(s). Upon arrival in the area, Officers set up a perimeter around the bank.
Chase bank was entered, and cleared by Lebanon Police personnel. No additional suspects were located inside. Bank employees were contacted and a description was obtained, along with still
photos of the suspect. An undisclosed amount of money was taken.
The suspect was described as a white male adult, approximately 5'6" and weighing approximately 2501bs. The suspect was wearing a light-colored Fedora type sunhat, an olive green jacket with a light stripe around the midsection and down the arms, knee-length black athletic type shorts with a red stripe down the sides, white tube socks pulled up to the shins and gray colored shoes.
Lebanon Officers canvassed the area and surrounding neighborhoods, however the suspect was not located at that time and is still at-large. Video surveillance as well as other evidentiary items
were collected at the bank location.
This case is under investigation by the Lebanon Police Department. If you have further information regarding this case, please contact the Lebanon Police Department Detectives Division.

Attached Media Files: Bank Robbery Suspect
Notice of construction and road closure in Lebanon - 06/05/17

Beginning the week of June 5, 2017, Slayden Constructors Inc. will implement traffic control devices around the area of the New Raw Water Intake Facility (located at 37950 River Drive).
River Road will be open to through traffic, with one lane open and a temporary traffic signal installed and utilized for the approximately 12 months. Motorists/residents should be extra careful in watching for construction equipment and personnel in the area.
As construction progresses, additional information will be released in regards to planned closures, detours, and impacts to traffic.
For further information, please contact Ron Whitlatch at 541.258.4269 or via email at rwhitlatch@ci.lebanon.or.us

Main Street Closure in Lebanon on Saturday and Alternate Routes - 06/02/17

Just a reminder that the 108th annual Lebanon Strawberry Festival is underway in Lebanon. On Saturday morning June 3rd, Main Street from Wheeler to Milton St. will be closed at 9:00am and will be down to 2 lanes from the Y to Walmart until after the parade is over with an estimated time of approximately 1:30 pm. Milton Street will be open to access Williams St. Please use alternate routes of travel of Williams St and 5th Street for north and southbound traffic. Please be safe and enjoy the Lebanon Strawberry Festival.

Narcotics Search Warrant (Photo) - 05/31/17

On 05/30/17 at approximately 1030HRS, Lebanon Police Department detectives, with assistance from the Linn County Interagency Narcotics Enforcement (L.I.N.E) team and Linn County Regional S.W.A.T., executed a narcotics-related search warrant at a residence located at 492 West Grant Street, Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon.
Kimberly J. Wolf (DOB: 12/19/80), James E. Mobley (DOB: 06/16/84), Daniel D. Walburn (DOB: 08/01/83) and Jennifer O. Garcia (DOB: 09/17/88) were taken into custody without incident. Methamphetamine, operational digital scales, drug records, packaging materials and an assortment of other drug paraphernalia were seized from the residence. In addition, a stolen vehicle was recovered at the location, parked inside a garage. Ms. Wolf has been charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine Within 1000 Feet of a School, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (x3) and Frequenting a House Where Drugs are Sold/Used. Mr. Mobley was charged with Frequenting a House Where Drugs are Sold/Used. Mr. Walburn was charged with PCS-Methamphetamine and Frequenting a House Where Drugs are Sold/Used. Ms. Garcia was charged with PCS-Methamphetamine and Frequenting a House Where Drugs are Sold/Used. In addition to the four adults who were present at the residence, three juvenile males were also inside and were released to the care of their parents. Department of Human Services/Child Protective Services case workers were on-scene to assist with the juveniles. Ms. Wolf and Mr. Walburn were transported to the Linn County jail for unrelated arrest warrants, and Mr. Mobley and Ms. Garcia were cited and released after being booked at the Lebanon Justice Center Jail.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with questions or information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Justin Bach with the Lebanon Police Department at 541-451-1751, Ext. 4328.