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Sutherlin Fire Department exceeds expectations after Monday’s fire on State Street (1)

August 28, 2015 — 

On Monday, a multi-family house in north Sutherlin burst into flames, causing neighbors and passers-by to stop, stare and wish for the best. No more than two minutes and 30 …

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Police log: Man burning grass with blowtorch (2)

August 28, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes. Thursday …

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Green man taken to Mercy Medical Center after peaceful standoff with police (3)

August 28, 2015 — 

Police responded to a home in the 4500 block of Stella Street, Green, after an 82-year-old woman reported hearing gunshots being fired within her residence.The woman believed that her son-in-law, …

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Police log: Man throws hot chicken at neighbor, threatens people with big fork (4)

August 27, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.[Police log: …

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Roseburg man shoved out of his wheelchair after argument involving a dog (5)

August 27, 2015 — 

Police responded to a report of a man being shoved out of his wheelchair and onto the concrete near his apartment after an argument in the 900 block of Veterans …

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Roseburg couple trespass inside boat and trailer on Stephens Street, start fire (6)

August 27, 2015 — 

A man and a woman were contacted while inside a boat that was parked and listed for sale in the 200 block of Southeast Stephens Street, Roseburg.Roseburg police responded to …

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Police log: Signs posted saying man had impregnated two teenage girls (7)

August 26, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes. Tuesday …

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UPDATE: Semi rolls off road on Interstate 5 near Yoncalla (video) (8)

August 25, 2015 — 

A semitrailer rolled off the road on Interstate 5 while driving southbound near milepost 152, just outside Yoncalla, at approximately 4:25 p.m. Tuesday.  A gray Dodge pickup truck pulling a stock …

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Police log: Driver goes 106 mph in attempt to elude police (9)

August 25, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes. Monday …

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Sutherlin home goes up in flames (10)

August 25, 2015 — 

A multi-family home caught fire Monday afternoon in Sutherlin at approximately 4:46 p.m. near the intersection of W. Second Avenue and N. State Street, according to the Sutherlin Fire Department.When …

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Man cited for possessing 20 ounces of weed (11)

August 25, 2015 — 

A Roseburg man was cited and released for possessing approximately 20 ounces of marijuana after police made contact with three individuals who were found sleeping in the back parking lot …

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Woman throws rock through windshield (12)

August 24, 2015 — 

Officers from the Myrtle Creek Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Heard Street Monday morning at approximately 12:30 a.m. to respond to reports of a woman who …

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Police log: Man seen playing with water hose (13)

August 24, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.SundayDouglas County …

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Pair get in fight over knife (14)

August 24, 2015 — 

Two people got into a physical fight Sunday afternoon over a knife, according to police.Rebecca Lynn Comer, 23, and David James Neet, 25, both of Roseburg, began fighting in the …

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Police log: Customer upset about croutons on his salad (15)

August 21, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.ThursdayDouglas County …

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Police log: Woman seen chasing man, pointing object at him (16)

August 20, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.WednesdayDouglas County …

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Man arrested for attempting to urinate on wall (17)

August 20, 2015 — 

A Roseburg man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he was seen attempting to urinate on a wall in the 500 block of Rose Street, Roseburg, according to police.Police also noticed …

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William Saffery evicted because of June bomb threat (18)

August 20, 2015 — 

The man who threatened to blow himself up in June was evicted from his home in the 200 block of Emils Way, Green, on Tuesday.William Saffery, who in July was …

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Police log: Grandson pushes grandparents, talks back (19)

August 19, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.TuesdayDouglas County …

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Cougar sighted near UCC (20)

August 18, 2015 — 

A cougar has been spotted a number of times near Umpqua Community College and surrounding neighborhoods since Aug. 17, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.Authorities from the Oregon Department …

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