US Marshals Service

2,500 Cash Reward offered in U.S. Marshals search for wanted Oregon man

by KATU Staff Tuesday, July 23rd 2019  PORTLAND, Ore. – A 34-year-old Oregon man is wanted for violating his probation, and the U.S. Marshals Service of Oregon is asking for the public’s help in finding him. According to Crime Stoppers of Oregon, Eric Floyd Oelkers has a federal probation violation warrant tied to a previous conviction […]


Deceased body found near Roads End Lincoln City

UPDATE: 02/20/2019 LINCOLN CITY, Ore. — Police have identified the woman whose body was found in the Pacific Ocean near Lincoln City Feb. 17. Oregon State Police said based on tips they received through the hotline, the woman has been identified as Satin Fever Star, also known as Kahrin Jean McDonald, 63, of Lincoln City. Police […]


Astoria-based US Coast Guard Cutter part of low-profile boat smuggling interdiction

by Stuart Tomlinson Thursday, October 5th 2017 Video Click here to see slide show on KATU news. PORTLAND, Ore — The US Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast– stationed in Astoria– is one of six Coast Guard ships that have seized a combined 23,000 pounds of cocaine since early June. The drugs were seized from low profile smuggling boats operating […]


Police: Oregon State trooper shot during traffic stop

Associated Press Published 3:35 p.m. PT Sept. 12, 2017 (Photo: ., Statesman Journal) CRESWELL  — Authorities say an Oregon State trooper was shot in the chest south of Eugene in Creswell during a traffic stop and that police are searching for the shooter. Multiple news outlets reported the trooper was shot in the protective vest at […]

Use Your Voice, Change the Culture: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Beth Hope, Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) coordinator “The words of your enemies do not hurt as much as the silence of your friends.” Daisy Coleman. Daisy Coleman and Audrie Pott are young teens who were sexual assaulted and re-victimized by cyber bullying. Their stories are told in the documentary, Audrie & Daisy, which […]