Boat full of trash dumped in Willamette River

Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office - 06/24/18 

On Sunday morning Marine Patrol Deputies were dispatched to an abandoned boat in the Willamette River near the Sportcraft Landing in Oregon City. Deputies arrived to find a sinking 1988 Bayliner covered in a silver tarp. The rear transom of the boat was cut our below the water line and the engine was removed. The boat was filled with household trash and construction debris. Someone had attempted to grind off all of the identifying numbers on the boat.

They removed the boat from the water and are asking for any witnesses who might have seen someone launching this boat to call the tip line. Witnesses reported the boat may have been launched at the Sportcraft Landing boat launch Saturday afternoon.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with any information about this case to please call the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency phone number 503-655-8211, our tip line at 503-723-4949 or you can leave an online tip here: 
Please reference CCSO Case #2018-17937.