Linn County Sheriff's Office
Emergency Messages as of 9:07 pm, Wed. Oct. 21
No information currently posted.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Linn County Sheriff's Office.
Primary email address for a new account:


Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
Linn County sheriff's Office Releases Name of Driver in Jet Ski Crash from July - 10/12/20

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon is releasing the name of the driver of the jet ski that struck two small children, killing one, on July 20, at Lewis Creek Park on Foster Reservoir, east of Sweet Home. 

The driver of the 2020 Sea-Doo was Antonio Cassanova-Gonzalez, 23, from Salem.  Cassanova-Gonzalez has been cooperative for the entirety of the investigation.  He consented to testing and no drugs or alcohol were found in his system.

The investigation has been turned over to the Linn County District Attorney’s Office for review.


View more news releases from Linn County Sheriff's Office.