Albany, Ore. – The Albany Police Department received multiple tips from our community which led to the suspect and suspect vehicle being located today in Albany.
Matthew James Dreyer, age 49, has been taken into custody. He was lodged at the Linn County Jail on criminal charges associated with the fatal hit and run that occurred in the early morning hours in the 1500 block of Geary St SE on December 10, 2022.
Investigators located the involved vehicle, a black 1997 Nissan pickup, at the time of his arrest. The investigation remains active and no further information is available at this time. The Albany Police Department would like to thank our community for providing information that led to the identification of the suspect in this incident.
Update on Hit & Run Investigation: 12/12/2022
The Albany Police Department is seeking any information on the pictured vehicle. We believe it to be a mid-1980’s-mid 1990’s dark colored, single cab pick up truck, possibly a Nissan.
The victim of the Fatal Hit & Run was Albany resident, Alexandria Lee Mulrooney, age 30. She was pronounced dead at the scene when she was discovered in the middle of the road at 4:22am on Saturday morning, December 10th. Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Ms. Mulrooney and we are diligently investigating every lead and encouraging anyone with information about this crash to contact us.
We are also still asking our community for any video surveillance in the area of Geary St SE between Pacific and Queen in the hours of 4:00-4:30am on December 10, 2022.
As the investigation is continuing anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Department Detective Unit, 541-917-7680. Case #22-07895
News Release from Albany Police
Posted on FlashAlert: December 14th, 2022 3:55 PM