Detectives Need Assistance in Identifying Stolen Jewlery

As the burglary investigation and the arrest of Alexander Ross has unfolded, detectives are now faced with the difficult task of identifying a number of pieces of jewelry.   As some of the local police reports list “miscellaneous costume jewelry,” placing some of the recovered items back in the hands of their rightful owners is complex.


The St. Helens Police Department and Columbia County Sheriffs Office are extending an invitation to local theft and burglary victims to meet with detectives, review some of the evidence in this cases and help us to determine where it all goes.


If you are a victim of a theft or burglary in the greater St. Helens area, and can help, we would like to meet with you on THUSDAY AUGUST 7, 2014, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. at the St. Helens Police Department.  Please call us at 503-397-3333 extension 217 and speak to Shelly Mahar to schedule an appointment.


If you are not able to meet with us on Thursday, please call us and let us know if there is a better time in your schedule.


For questions regarding this press release, contact Chief Terry Moss at 503-397-3333 extension 219 or 503-397-1521or by email at