Tillamook County

Sheriff Andy Long Sheriff Andy Long

Tillamook County Sheriff's Office
5995 Long Prairie Rd
Tillamook, OR 97141

tel: 503-815-3330
fax: 503-815-3399
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About Sheriff Long:

Sheriff Andy Long began his law enforcement career with the United States Coast Guard in 1981 with ten years of active duty. In 1991 when he was hired with the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office he transferred to active reservist status as a Coast Guard Special Agent with the C. G. Investigative Service until retirement in 2001.

Sheriff Andy Long served as a Corrections Deputy, Patrol Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Jail Commander, and a short time as Undersheriff before he was appointed Sheriff upon Sheriff Todd Anderson retirement by the Board of Commissioners on November 1st 2011.

Sheriff Andy Long currently or has served: Oregon State Sheriffs Jail Command Council as Vice President, and President; Chairman of the North Coast Narcotics Task Force; Community Corrections Commission; and Oregon Department of Public Safety and Standards and Training Instructor.

Sheriff Andy Long was sworn in by County Clerk Tassi O'Neil on November 1, 2011, 8am, Circuit Court Room 102.

From OREGON SHERIFF Magazine News

Tillamook County Sheriff's Office In Action


Winter, 2014 – An ongoing investigation by the Tillamook County Major Crimes Team resulted in the arrest of Michael Steven Radakovich, 42, of Tillamook, who was charged with multiple crimes in connection with the death of Charitee Yvonne Vance, 39, who died from a possible drug overdose last July. Based on information obtained during the investigation, Radakovich was charged with several Measure 11 crimes. Charges include; Criminal Mistreatment I, Kidnap I, Rape I, Sex Abuse I, Coercion, Menacing, Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Interfering with Making a Report. Radakovich has been arraigned in Tillamook County Circuit Court and is being held in custody with a total of $160,000 bail.

On September 17th, local deputies received a report that two adult males and one adult female had committed an armed robbery in the area of downtown Portland, and were driving to Tillamook in a white four door car. Sheriff ’s deputies, Oregon State Police and the Tillamook Police Department located and conducted a high risk vehicle stop on Highway 6 near milepost 12. Over 5 grams of heroin, and over 57 grams of methamphetamine were seized . Dezeree Richardson, 20, Adam Batten, 26 and Tyler Lovitt, 23, all from Tillamook, were arrested and charged with multiple crimes including Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Heroin, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine and Heroin, Unlawful Manufacturing of Methamphetamine and Heroin.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On the 22nd, the Tillamook County Sheriff ’s Office, Oregon State Police, Tillamook City Police and Tillamook County Parole and Probation participated in the 12th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail. Officers conducted a county wide warrant sweep searching for active warrants related to domestic violence crimes and violations of protective orders. Four wanted individuals were located and taken into custody. Deputies contacted petitioners with open restraining and stalking orders; some petitioners were provided contact information for additional community resources.

On November 4, 2014, Sheriff ’s Office deputies responded to a missing hiker near the summit of Cascade Head and began a three day search and rescue operation. Deputies located the vehicle of 64-year-old Gregory Robert Oldham of Lake Oswego that evening at a trailhead west of Highway 101. The next day in the late afternoon, searchers located Oldham several hundred feet over a steep cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It appears that Oldham fell while trying to maneuver down a steep embankment and succumbed to injuries. A high angle rescue team consisting of several agencies recovered Oldham’s body the afternoon of the 6th.