WOODBURN POLICE RESPOND TO EVENT AT THE METROPOLIS MARKETPLACE ALLEGED TO BE IN VIOLATION OF GOVERNOR’S ORDER.

Press Release From WPD Today:

Friday, May 1, 2020 – Woodburn, OR – Between April 28 and April 29, 2020, the Woodburn Police Department (WPD) responded to citizen complaints and officer observations regarding a funeral wake that occurred at a local business located at 347 North Front Street inside the Metropolis Marketplace and Event Venue. Officers observed that the gathering violated the Governor’s Executive Orders on the COVID-19 pandemic, and the on-site manager was advised that the gathering was to cease.

After investigation of this matter, WPD referred detailed reports of the gathering to the appropriate state regulatory agencies.