3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Salem teacher who was arrested last month after he was accused of having sex with a student is back in jail, accused of meeting the girl at a concert. Lt. Dave Okada says 49-year-old Michael Montgomery violated terms of his release. The Statesman Journal reports the two reportedly made contact at the April 24 Coldplay concert in Portland. Montgomery is on leave from his job at Sprague High School.

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – A man who shot and killed a neighbor’s dog when it charged at him in a rural Estacada neighborhood has been sentenced to 30 days in jail. Gerald Patrick Nagle was cited for recklessly endangering another person because two children were nearby April 23 when he shot the large German Shepherd. Nagle’s lawyer said he was terrified of the dog that would bark and snap at him when he went to the mailbox. The lawyer says Nagle got no help from the dog’s owner or animal control authorities.

CRESCENT LAKE, Ore. (AP) – State Police say a 28-year-old man was armed with a knife when he held an ex-girlfriend hostage in a cabin at Crescent Lake in Klamath County. Police also say Alberto Quiroz Martinez used her as a shield Tuesday when they left the cabin during a standoff. A SWAT team member shot Martinez. He was treated at a Bend hospital for a superficial head wound and jailed for a parole violation. Charges are pending.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland General Electric has vetoed an initial proposal for a coal export terminal at the Port of St. Helens. The utility says coal dust could foul two natural gas-powered plants nearby. The Oregonian reports PGE has veto power over industrial park land near where Kinder Morgan wants to build the terminal.


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