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Back to back Search and Rescue operations in Lincoln County
On 08/24/2018, your Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle located approximately 4.5 miles up a logging road outside Lincoln City. Upon arrival, Deputies found evidence indicating the operator of the vehicle had left the immediate area and may have been despondent.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue volunteers responded to the area and began conducting search operations using Ground Search Teams, Motorized Search Teams, and a Man-Tracking Team. Approximately five hours into search operations, a deceased female was found 1.6 miles from the vehicle. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Crime Reduction Unit was contacted a detectives arrived to investigate the deceased female. No foul play is suspected to have been involved.
On 08/25/2018, less than 24 hours later, your Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies responded to the area of the United States Forest Service 5100 road after the wife of an experienced local hunter reported that she had lost contact with her husband several hours after he called her stating that he was having difficulty returning to his vehicle.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue volunteers responded to the area and began preparations for search operations. Luckily, the hunter was able to find cell service and called 9-1-1, enabling an accurate GPS location to be obtained. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to the hunter’s immediate area and were able to use sounding devices, specifically whistles, to guide the hunter to a nearby road system. (photo attached)
Search and Rescue operations have been steadily increasing in number over the past few years.
Your Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reminds you be prepared if you are venturing out into the wilderness. Have supplies, have an emergency plan, and tell somebody where you are going. If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, please contact emergency services through 9-1-1 or contact the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.