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Brian Charles Schaeffer Arrested

Brian Charles Schaeffer was arrested on Monday, January 11th 2021 and booked into Marion County Jail in Salem, Oregon.

Marion County Mugshots -  Brian Charles 
Schaeffer

The male arrested was listed as having a date of birth of and was arrested for suspicion of the below crimes:

  1. CRIM HOMICIDE

  2. MURDER 2ND DEGREE

  3. UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON

Schaeffer is listed as a 5 ft 11 inch white male weight approximately 225 pounds.

Brian Charles Schaeffer was arrested in Marion County Oregon and Brian Charles Schaeffer has a presumption of innocence which means that although the person was arrested, they are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Presumption of innocence” serves to emphasize that the prosecution has the obligation to prove each element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt (or some other level of proof depending on the criminal justice system) and that the accused bears no burden of proof. For more information in presumption of innocence, wikipedia is a great place to start.

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Brian Charles Schaeffer is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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Below are the Oregon laws which may relate to this arrest:


Unlawful use of weapon.
(1) A person commits the crime of unlawful use of a weapon if the person:(a) Attempts to use unlawfully against another, or carries or possesses with intent to use unlawfully against another, any dangerous or deadly weapon as defined in ORS 161.015; or
(b) Intentionally discharges a firearm, blowgun, bow and arrow, crossbow or explosive device within the city limits of any city or within residential areas within urban growth boundaries at or in the direction of any person, building, structure or vehicle within the range of the weapon without having legal authority for such discharge.
(2) This section does not apply to:
(a) Police officers or military personnel in the lawful performance of their official duties;
(b) Persons lawfully defending life or property as provided in ORS 161.219;
(c) Persons discharging firearms, blowguns, bows and arrows, crossbows or explosive devices upon public or private shooting ranges, shooting galleries or other areas designated and built for the purpose of target shooting;
(d) Persons lawfully engaged in hunting in compliance with rules and regulations adopted by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife; or
(e) An employee of the United States Department of Agriculture, acting within the scope of employment, discharging a firearm in the course of the lawful taking of wildlife.
(3) Unlawful use of a weapon is a Class C felony. [Amended by 1975 c.700 §1; 1985 c.543 §1; 1991 c.797 §1; 2009 c.556 §5]