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Driver trapped in car after morning accident (1)

February 11, 2016 — 

Two people were transported to the hospital after an early Thursday morning vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 99 and Grange Road.Firefighters received a report of an accident involving …

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Police log: 5-year-old boy cut on eye by father with knife (2)

February 11, 2016 — 

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 LOGWednesdayDouglas …

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Roseburg man arrested after running from Wal-Mart loss prevention (3)

February 11, 2016 — 

A Roseburg man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing merchandise from Wal-Mart in the 2100 block of Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.At approximately 1:05 p.m., Timothy R. Hobbs, 31, allegedly stole from …

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Law enforcement welcomes participation for the 2016 Citizen Police Academy (4)

February 10, 2016 — 

For one billionth of a second, Rob Jasperson thought he was going to die. A cable ran from a clip attached to the back of his shirt to the end …

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Police log: Found towel and road covered in blood (5)

February 9, 2016 — 

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 LOGMondayDouglas …

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Police log: Large bull having stare down with the neighbor’s bull (6)

February 8, 2016 — 

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 LOGSundayDouglas …

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Woman suing Bigfoot Beverages after allegedly slipping on puddle of soda syrup (7)

February 7, 2016 — 

A woman is suing Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Roseburg for nearly $375,000 after slipping on a large puddle of soda syrup she said the beverage company failed to prevent.Kelly Goodlin is …

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Fifteen county employees put on leave following missing equipment (8)

February 5, 2016 — 

Fifteen employees in the Douglas County Public Works Department were put on administrative leave this week following the disappearance of property, officials said Friday.It’s still unclear exactly what has gone …

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Fatal shooting on Rice Valley Road justified, says grand jury (9)

February 5, 2016 — 

The fatal shooting that left one man and two dogs dead near Rice Valley Road was ruled to be justified by a Douglas County grand jury today, according to the …

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State warns of multiple scams and fraudulent practices taking place in Oregon (10)

February 5, 2016 — 

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services this week warned consumers of two different scams making the rounds in Oregon.The first scam works to exploit the financial troubles of …

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Police log: UPS driver blocked in and threatened for speeding (11)

February 3, 2016 — 

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 LOGTuesdayDouglas …

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ODFW driver convicted of DUII claims body brews alcohol (12)

February 3, 2016 — 

The driver of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife truck that crashed on the McKenzie Highway, spilling a load of 11,000 juvenile salmon near Walterville last year was found …

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Police log: Rambling man curses, flips off caller after being asked to leave (13)

February 2, 2016 — 

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 LOGWednesdayDouglas …

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Man arrested after allegedly using brass knuckles in attack (14)

February 2, 2016 — 

A Roseburg man was arrested after allegedly assaulting another male several days earlier and using brass knuckles during the attack, police say.Beau Ryan Hall, 20, of Roseburg, was lodged at …

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Small cities across the nation saw increases in murder, rape and aggravated assault, according to the FBI (15)

January 31, 2016 — 

Cities with a population size of under 25,000 saw an increase in murder, rape and aggravated assault during the fist six months of 2015 compared to the same time period …

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Twenty years later, another massive sinkhole opens up in southwest Oregon (16)

January 30, 2016 — 

“A gaping hole opened on a northbound lane of Interstate 5 near Roseburg early this morning, mangling two semitrucks and closing the West Coast’s major north-south thoroughfare.”This was the lede …

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Roseburg man sentenced to 90 months in jail for November robbery (17)

January 29, 2016 — 

One of the two men accused of robbing the Fast Stop Market in northern Roseburg pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and was sentenced to more than seven years in prison.Once …

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FBI releases footage of Oregon shooting involving Robert “LaVoy” Finicum (18)

January 28, 2016 — 

Below is the full statement given by FBI Special Agent Greg Bretzing at a news conference on Jan. 28. The videos embedded below in this post contain content that may …

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Woman pulls knife on Roseburg officer (19)

January 28, 2016 — 

A Roseburg police officer was contacting two potential suspects in a criminal mischief case when one of the subjects attempted to pull a knife out on the officer in the …

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Police log: Caller gets “weirdly” checked out male with small SUV (20)

January 27, 2016 — 

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 LOGTuesdayDouglas …

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