Sheridan woman sentenced in fatal crash

After pleading guilty in April to criminally negligent homicide and driving under the influence of intoxicants in April, Kaleia Rose Collins, 29, of Sheridan, received a sentence of 56 months in ...

Newberg-Dundee Police make arrests in alleged prostitution case

Newberg-Dundee Police arrested three people July 17 following an investigation involving potential human trafficking at two businesses where sexual acts allegedly were being exchanged for money. The three ...

Duo nabbed in suspected ATM skimming scam

Two out-of-state men are suspected of targeting local ATMs with skimming devices. Adrian Levi, 48, and Luis Miguel Gonzalez Pena, 32, were arrested just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, after Newberg-Dundee ...

Suspect in 2016 murder case extradited from Mexico

Nearly eight years after he allegedly murdered his girlfriend, Victor Melcher-Villalba, 45, was brought into Yamhill County custody this week after being extradited from Mexico. Lilia Cosco-Ortiz, 37, ...

Plaintiffs in Newberg School Board case seeking $370,000 in legal fees

Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Easterday heard oral arguments Monday morning regarding the question of awarding attorney fees to plaintiffs in a recent civil case against former Newberg School District board ...

Arrests & Citations: July 15, 2024

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Michael Charles Zweigart, 50, Newberg, July 11, fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, second-degree criminal mischief, failure to perform duties of driver ...

Victim to her abuser: ‘Your reign over me ends today’

James Alan Flynn, 56, of Willamina, held his head low while the teenage girl he sexual abused spoke at his sentencing hearing Thursday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court. The 17-year-old described ...

Arrests & Citations: July 12, 2024

YAMHILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Jose Guadalupe Elias Luna, 23, McMinnville, July 8, failure to appear; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. Renee Elisabeth Belt, 20, Yamhill, July ...

Trial set, release denied in Mac gunshots case

On Thursday, a two-day, 12-person jury trial was set for July 31 and Aug. 1 in the weapons and mischief case involving Anthony Scott Cook, who is accused of firing a weapon multiple times in public near ...

Keizer woman seeking treatment following another arrest cycle

Tilea Deara Midnight, 34, of Keizer, has been well known to McMinnville Police in recent years, having been arrested nine times since March 2021 on various charges, including theft, criminal trespass, ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Yamhill County Sheriff’s Deputy Jody Ingham runs background information in his patrol cruiser on a driver he had just pulled over.

'24 Hours: 11 to midnight on DUII patrol

Policing goal for Yamhill County deputy: Reduce the menace

Court Records: July 10, 2024

CIVIL FILINGS Beth Woolsey, Greg Woolsey, Jeff McNeal, Kathleen McNeal, Stefan Czarnecki, Meghan Rogers-Czarnecki and Elizabeth Gemeroy vs. Brian Shannon, Dave Brown, Renee Powell, Trevor DeHart, Newberg ...

Man arrested for setting fire to recycling container

Jayden Isaiah Sheffer, 24, was arrested last week for allegedly lighting fire to a downtown recycling bin, causing significant damage to the Douglas On Third Boutique Hotel building. Around 1:30 a.m. ...

Theft convictions send Carlton woman to prison

Aubrie Jo Ivie, 37, of Carlton, received prison sentences totaling 41 months on Monday following the negotiation of plea deals in two cases, and the revocation of probation in a third case. Ivie pleaded ...

Mac police report sharp decrease in camping reports

McMinnville police reported “considerably different” statistics related to public camping calls in June from previous months, after changes to city code resulted in a drop in camping related ...

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