February 28, 2017 -

IMPORTANT - Lt. Baldridge of MCSO has requested we be sure area contacts have this information. If you have seen this individual around Scotts Mills - how long, where, if with anyone else, etc - please use the Tip Line included in this news release and provide them as much detail as possible. They are asking for 'our' help in compiling information .. Share this information with your local friends who may not be on this Facebook page. Thank you / SMNWCP

Deputies Searching for Tips in a Spree of Broken Windows Scotts Mills ***Update Arrest Made*** (Photo) - 02/28/17

Yesterday at 6:00 a.m., the Silverton Police Department was notified that Scott's Mills Elementary School had a second incident where someone shot out a gym window at the school. This time however the suspect or suspects entered the school and made away with 20 IPads from a classroom.

At around 4:00 p.m., an alert pawn shop employee at the State Street Pawn Shop in Salem, contacted the Silver Falls School District after a man attempted to sell two of the IPads. Deputies and Officers from the Sheriff's Office and the Silverton Police Department responded to the pawn shop and detained Spencer Moss, age 20, of Texas.

After detaining Mr. Moss deputies and officers recovered 17 IPads and a pellet gun. Mr. Moss was taken to the Marion County Jail for the crimes of Theft I and later released, his next court appearance will be at the Circuit Court Annex on March 27th at 0930 a.m.

Mr. Moss is the prime suspect in a rash of broken windows in and around the Scott's Mills area. The Silverton Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff's Office are continuing their joint investigation and are asking anyone with information, images or details surrounding these incidents to please call our anonymous tip line at 503-540-8079 or you can text your tips to TipMCSO at 847411.

Raleen Hungate,
Feb 28, 2017, 6:03 PM