Date: 06/11/2013 09:29 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – Medford police say a man accused of trying to grab a 5-year-old boy away from his mother has been arrested. Lt. Mike Budreau said 47-year-old Robert Vincent Jones was arrested yesterday for investigation of second-degree attempted kidnapping. Budreau says a woman reported that a stranger got out of a car and approached her son as she and the boy walked along a Medford street. The woman said the man grabbed the boy’s arm and said he was taking the child. She pulled the child back and got herself and the boy to their vehicle where she called 911. Police arrested the driver a short time later.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A man accused of a crime spree in Washington and Oregon that ended when he was wounded by a Marion County sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced in Salem to five years in prison. Michael Ken Wylie pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors to unauthorized use of a weapon. The Statesman Journal reports he’s suspected of a home invasion robbery April 23 in Edmonds, Wash.
STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) – The search continues today for a Vancouver woman who hasn’t been seen since Sunday when she left on a spiritual quest in a southwest Washington forest wearing no clothes. The Skamania County sheriff’s office says searchers with dogs searched until dark last night in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Deputies say 19-year-old Maureen Kelly was reported overdue by a friend early yesterday when she failed to return to the campground. Kelly left about 5 p.m. Sunday wearing only a fanny pack with a compass and a knife.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Danny Hayes hit a two-run home run and Oregon State advanced to the College World Series with a 4-3 victory over Kansas State last night in the finale of the Corvallis super regional. The win sends the Beavers to Omaha for the first time since 2007, when Oregon State won its second consecutive national title.
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