2014-08-28 07:45:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Polk County, OR) -- Two men accused of beating a drug informant to death are facing life sentences after pleading guilty. Forty-four-year-old Jimmy Fears and 24-year-old Zachary Mersch were sentenced yesterday after admitting to murdering 29-year-old James Hawkes the Fourth and leaving his body at a Polk County cemetery. The victim's body was found last December. Fears and Mersch will be eligible for parole after 25 years.
Lane closures and detours Mt. WA Dr at Shevlin Park Road North to Regency (7/11-11/30)
Road closures along Roosevelt Ave >< Silver Lake Blvd -Chamberlain St. 7a-5p (9/6-11/20)
Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street. 7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July – November.