Murder-Suicide in Myrtle Creek

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Police are investigating a murder-suicide that happened in Myrtle Creek. Investigators said it happened around 10 P.M. Monday near Division St. and N. Myrtle Rd. Earlier that day, police said, officers tried to stop a vehicle being driven by a reported suicidal person. According to police, the vehicle failed to pull over for about … Continue reading »

Murder Charges for Douglas County Man

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — A man faces charges in Douglas County after a father reported finding his adult son dead. On Thursday, 911 received a call from Robert Davis of Sutherlin, who reported he had found his son Justin dead at a home in the 2800 Block of Dole Rd., just north of Myrtle Creek. Investigators determined … Continue reading »

Missing Man Found Sleeping Along Road

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. – A missing Myrtle Creek man has been found. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said Jesse Henson, 73, was found sleeping along side of a road in Salem, Wednesday morning. He is currently being checked out at an area hospital. Henson’s family reported him missing, Tuesday, after last being seen at a … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Indictment Leads to Arrest

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a woman from Blodgett Wednesday morning following a grand jury indictment to an investigation regarding a fatal traffic crash on Highway 34 last September. The crash resulted in the death of a 22-year old Myrtle Creek woman and serious injuries to another person. According to Sergeant Eric … Continue reading »