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Intruder shot by homeowner - 10/15/17

On October 15th, 2017 at about 0611 hours McMinnville Police responded to the 1300 block of SW Gilorr St. in McMinnville. A call came from inside a home at that location that an intruder had attempted to break into a residence and was shot by the homeowner. The intruder was subsequently flown via Life Flight to a Portland area hospital where he is undergoing treatment for his injuries. The homeowners are cooperating with the police investigation, which in on-going. Anyone with information regarding this is asked to call the McMinnville Police Tip Line at 503-434-2337. No further information is being released at this time pending the outcome of the investigation.

mcminnville man arrested on numerous sex crimes (Photo) - 10/02/17

In June of 2017, the McMinnville Police Department Detective Section began investigating a series of individual cases, all of which involved an adult male subject named Vick Niemann Hope. Mr. Hope also went by the name "Victor Cervantes". Over the course of several months, information was obtained that indicated Mr. Hope had engaged in inappropriate relationships with numerous underage females. Mr. Hope was arrested on September 22nd, 2017 on various charges, many of which were sex offenses. The McMinnville Police Department believes there are possibly additional victims and they are asking anyone with relevant information about Mr. Hope to please call the McMinnville Police Department Tipline at 503-434-2337.

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