High Speed Pursuit Ends in Capture

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – A woman who led several state and local police agencies on a chase down Interstate 5 is facing several charges. On Tuesday December 9th, Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the Springfield Area Command spotted a car on southbound I-5 near milepost 186 that had been reported stolen to the Salem … Continue reading »

Deputies Seek Help Finding Missing Man

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing person. According to reports, 25 year-old Kyle Dinneen was last seen leaving his mother’s house in the 11000 block of N. Umpqua Highway early Sunday morning. Dinneen suffers from both mental health and medical issues, and is believed to … Continue reading »

Truck Crash in Scottsburg Closes Hwy 38

[UPDATE 5:00 p.m]: The drive r was identified as Brian J. Neeley, age 54, from Sheridan. Neeley was cited by OSP for Careless Driving and Fail to Drive Within Lane. SCOTTSBURG, Ore. — Highway 38 at the Scottsburg Bridge near milepost 16 is still closed following a traffic crash involving a commercial truck pulling a flatbed … Continue reading »

Search for Attempted Murder Suspect

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man police say is involved in an attempted murder in Canyonville. Officials say on Wednesday afternoon, 39-year-old David Baumgaertela approached a vehicle and fired several shots. When deputies arrived on the scene, they say they found the 23-year-old victim with a gunshot wound … Continue reading »

Father Arrested for Abusing Infant

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Roseburg man for physically abusing his 4-month-old daughter. Detectives say the Department of Human Services told them the child had unexplained and suspicious injuries. They say the girl’s doctor recently saw her with bruises on her face, dehydration, infected fingers, broken ribs, leg fractures and … Continue reading »

Helicopter Crash Reported in Douglas Co.

NEAR DAYS CREEK, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports a helicopter crashed into the river near the 13000 block of Tiller Trail Highway near Days Creek. The crash was reported around 11:44 a.m. on Monday. The sheriff’s office says emergency personnel responded to the crash site and found a Bell Jet Ranger helicopter … Continue reading »

Fatal Shooting Investigation in Roseburg

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A shooting in Roseburg leaves two people dead, and police are looking for a suspect. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened late last night at a home on Northeast Stephens Street. Officers found two people had been shot to death. A third person was also shot and was taken … Continue reading »

Medford Police Donates Armored Vehicle

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department is donating its armored truck to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Police say  that armored truck has been part of the department’s police fleet since 1997. The department isn’t losing money by giving this equipment up. A company called Armored Transport actually donated it to Medford Police. The department is hoping … Continue reading »

Missing Person Case in Douglas County

RIDDLE, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing person. On Wednesday, 18-year-old Johnathan Croom’s 2000 Honda CRV was found abandoned on Yokum Road in Riddle. According to the sheriff’s office, When Croom’s father was contacted, he told police officers that Croom was supposed to be … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Investigates Burglary

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Law enforcement in Myrtle Creek are looking for two suspects in a burglary investigation. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said a homeowner told deputies he had interrupted a burglary in the 2800 block of Dole Road, Myrtle Creek, Oregon. The burglary occurred early Monday morning. The homeowner told deputies he confronted … Continue reading »

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