Articles tagged with: Klamath County Sheriff

29 April 2015

Klamath County sheriff has strong opposition on new senate bill

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- An Oregon senate bill has triggered strong opposition from Klamath County sheriff Frank Skrah.Senate bill 9-41 would expand background checks on gun sales between private part ...

06 June 2014

Klamath County Sheriff gets 'MRAP' armored vehicle

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - It's nearly 10 feet tall, can go 65 miles an hour, and stops bullets. It's a million-dollar vehicle, and it's now in use at the Klamath County Sheriff's Office. During a recent ...

13 May 2014

British news crew in KlaCo covering Al-Masri trial

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A man accused of trying to set up a terrorism training camp in Bly back in 1998 is on trial in New York and a British news crew from Sky News covering the story was in Klamath ...

12 May 2014

More arrested in food stamp fraud, expected in court Friday

Posted in Local

More arrests are made in 'Operation Gold Card,' a massive case of food stamp fraud in Klamath Falls. Klamath County's District Attorney says there are now 40 people in custody and 20 more suspects a ...

11 May 2014

Homicide investigation on Bly Mountain

Posted in Local

Winema National Forest, Ore. -- The Klamath County Major Crime Team says they are investigating a homicide. The Klamath County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call Saturday on Golden Eagle Drive ...

09 May 2014

More arrests in 'Operation Gold Card' food stamp fraud investigation

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Thursday's raids on food stamp fraud in Klamath Falls was sparked by the "Operation Trojan Horse' investigation, and a suspected money-laundering operation. 'Operation Gold Card' targeted over 60 su ...

08 May 2014

KlaCo Sheriff makes dozens of arrests in EBT money laundering investigation

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Multiple arrests were made Thursday and many more are expected in connection with a massive case of food stamp fraud. The Klamath County Sheriff's Department says arrest warr ...

17 April 2014

KlaCo Sheriff faces new year of budget problems

Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath County Sheriff and Budget Committee are trying to bridge a $2-million budget gap. Sheriff Frank Skrah says he needs a 'zero growth budget' from last year to avoid ...

24 March 2014

Lasting impacts from 'Operation Trojan Horse'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- It has now been ten months since the largest drug raid in Oregon history took place in Klamath County and that raid is having continuing impacts. Over 300 cops took part in 'O ...

10 March 2014

Klamath Falls man pleas guilty in 2013 pursuit

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A year and a half in prison, that's the price a Klamath Falls man will pay for a wild ride the last summer. Police say 26 year-old Joseph Wendell Nelson hit a motorcycle, an ...