Douglas County Man Found Dead

LOON LAKE, Ore. — Deputies now say a man found dead in Douglas County was shot in the head. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 76-year-old Paul Coates was found at his home in Loon Lake. An autopsy confirmed Coates was killed by a gunshot to the head. They say Coates lived … Continue reading »

Man Arrested For Facebook Threats

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — A man was arrested Wednesday morning after police said he made violent threats toward residents and area schools in Myrtle Creek. The Douglas County Sheriffs Office said Myrtle Creek police were made aware of threats posted on a Facebook page belonging to 22-year-old Wesley Syder. Police said the threats included shooting … Continue reading »

Man Kills Self After Police Stand-Off

WINSTON, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a man broke into a Southern Oregon home and killed himself after being surrounded by police. A homeowner found Johnathan Bunch in his Winston home Sunday evening. Bunch fired several shots at the homeowner while he was on the phone with police. When the Sheriff’s SWAT … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Attacking Dad with Ax

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg man is accused of hitting his father in the face with an ax. The man’s mother called 9-1-1 Wednesday afternoon to say she was taking her husband, Josiah Goldberg, to the hospital because their 24-year-old son Hunter hit him with an ax. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said Josiah was … Continue reading »

Douglas Co. Sheriff Warns of Mail Theft

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — An increasing number of Douglas County residents are falling victim to mail theft. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports unknown suspects are removing things such as gift cards, checks, credit cards and bank statements from mailboxes, to steal people’s identity and/or money. If you have holiday mail containing money or gift … Continue reading »

Douglas County Remains Identified

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – The remains of a woman who has been missing for over a year, have been found identified in Douglas County. The University of Texas Center For Human Identification has confirmed skeletal remains found in Rosenberg belong to Debra Schneider, who was reported missing January of 2011. The sheriff’s office is treating … Continue reading »

Douglas County Search For Missing Man

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A hiker is missing in Douglas County and now police are asking for your help. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said Royce Cratty was reported missing Thursday by his wife. He was last seen on Monday when his son dropped him off at the Marvin Hill Trail near Sutherlin to go … Continue reading »

Douglas County Seeks Public’s Help

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – Douglas County Sheriff’s Officers are trying to figure out the identity of a woman found Wednesday morning laying in the middle of Reston Road, unconscious and injured. They say at about 2 a.m. Wednesday morning, a driver found the woman in the 2500 block of Reston Road. The woman was taken to … Continue reading »

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