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Reedsport man killed by police had history of violence (1)

July 31, 2014 — 

When Glenn Ray Glancey started shooting outside his Reedsport home on July 17, officers had no idea an eerily similar situation had unfolded 41 years ago in North Carolina. Glancey, …

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Police Log: ATV accidents in Winchester Bay (2)

July 31, 2014 — 

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

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Grand jury: Deadly force justified in Reedsport shooting (3)

July 30, 2014 — 

A Douglas County grand jury ruled police were justified in shooting to death a Reedsport man who opened fire July 17 at a mobile home park, Douglas County District Attorney …

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Police Log: Vehicle theft in Roseburg (4)

July 30, 2014 — 

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

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Toddler crashes Jeep in Myrtle Creek (5)

July 30, 2014 — 

A toddler crashed a Jeep into a Myrtle Creek home and then ran back to his home to watch cartoons, according to police. Police said the 3-year-old boy, who was …

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Grand jury rules police justified in using deadly force against Reedsport man (6)

July 30, 2014 — 

A Douglas County grand jury has found police were justified in using deadly force against a Reedsport man who confronted officers while armed with a handgun, according to the Douglas …

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Officers arrest Roseburg man following standoff (7)

July 29, 2014 — 

A 26-year-old Roseburg man suspected of holding a woman at gunpoint and firing shots at another man’s vehicle was arrested Monday evening following a standoff with Douglas County sheriff’s deputies …

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Police Log: Spent bomb in mailbox in Myrtle Creek (8)

July 29, 2014 — 

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

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Police Log: Young cougar spotted in Riddle (9)

July 28, 2014 — 

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

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Police Log: Arrests listed (10)

July 26, 2014 — 

ARRESTS The News-Review publishes the names of individuals who have been arrested on suspicion of at least one felony charge or three misdemeanors or a combination of felony and misdemeanor …

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Oakland father sentenced for hurting baby son (11)

July 25, 2014 — 

An Oakland man was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison and three years on probation Friday for severely injuring his 3-month-old baby in September 2012. Jason Kenneth …

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Jury finds Roseburg man guilty of sexual abuse (12)

July 24, 2014 — 

A 30-year-old Roseburg man was convicted Wednesday of three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, according to the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office. Roy Lawrence Phelps was acquitted of second-degree attempted …

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Man wounded in Reedsport shooting dies of injuries (13)

July 24, 2014 — 

REEDSPORT — A man wounded in an exchange of gunfire with authorities July 17 died of his injuries Saturday evening at Lower Umpqua Hospital in Reedsport, Oregon State Police said …

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Roseburg man tired of the homeless camp next door (14)

July 24, 2014 — 

Tents, chairs and human waste litter a mile-long stretch of the South Umpqua River from the end of Mill Street to Tipton Road in southeast Roseburg, evidence of a homeless …

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Police Log: Theft of gas reported in Glendale (15)

July 24, 2014 — 

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

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OSP withholding names of man, officers involved in Reedsport shooting (16)

July 23, 2014 — 

Oregon State Police have not yet released the identity or condition of a man wounded in a shootout with authorities July 17 in Reedsport. The man was receiving treatment last …

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Police Log: Theft of electronics in Glide (17)

July 23, 2014 — 

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

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Police Log: Theft of a red Schwinn bicycle in Roseburg (18)

July 22, 2014 — 

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

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Roseburg man arrested following car chase (19)

July 21, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man wanted by authorities was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly leading officers on a car chase through Lookingglass, Roseburg police said. Police said they attempted to stop a …

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Roseburg police wrestle man to ground (20)

July 21, 2014 — 

An Oakland man accused of intervening in his girlfriend’s arrest was forced to the ground and arrested Saturday evening, police said. Cody Dale Cox, 26, is accused of trying to …

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