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Glide man sentenced to four years in prison for home-invasion robbery (1)

August 20, 2014 — 

A Glide man convicted of assaulting a man in a 2012 home-invasion robbery in Glide was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison. Charles Leo Endicott, 34, testified in Douglas …

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Fire claims home, displaces mom and son (2)

August 20, 2014 — 

A fast-moving fire destroyed a home and displaced a mother and son Tuesday afternoon in north Roseburg. Neighbors at 1:30 p.m. reported seeing smoke pour from the windows of the …

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Police Log: Fires scattered across Douglas County (3)

August 20, 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 logs …

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Dillard man suspected in fatal shooting in Coos Bay (4)

August 19, 2014 — 

Two men were reported dead following an early morning shooting in which a Dillard man is suspected of opening fire on vehicles at Bastendorff Beach near Charleston. Shooting suspect Zachary …

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Sutherlin accident victim loved music and the outdoors (5)

August 19, 2014 — 

Relatives of a Sutherlin man found dead Aug. 12 outside his wrecked pickup near Gassy Creek Road in the Mount Scott area say he will be remembered as a cowboy …

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Man accused of theft, fighting in Roseburg store (6)

August 19, 2014 — 

A Seattle man who allegedly tried stealing food from the Roseburg Walmart was arrested Monday morning after he began fighting with store employees, Roseburg police said. Security confronted Steven Lyle …

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Roseburg woman injured in bike accident near Grants Pass (7)

August 19, 2014 — 

A Roseburg woman was in serious condition today at Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford after being struck by a pickup while riding her bicycle Saturday morning along the Rogue …

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ROSEBURG: Fire damages house deck (8)

August 18, 2014 — 

Firefighters are investigating what caused a fire that damaged a deck attached to a house at 2401 N.E. Chinaberry St. Thursday night. A woman called 911 at 7:04 p.m. after …

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Myrtle Creek man suspected of sex crime (9)

August 18, 2014 — 

A Myrtle Creek man is in Douglas County Jail on suspicion of sexually abusing an infant at a residence in Green. Sheriff’s deputies report responding to Green at 4:30 p.m. …

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Drugs allegedly found on suspect at jail (10)

August 18, 2014 — 

Authorities reporting finding methamphetamine and heroin on a Roseburg woman being booked into the Douglas County Jail on a misdemeanor warrant. Heather Ann Burns, 37, was in the backseat of …

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Police log for Aug. 18, 2014: Watch out for cougar on Roseburg’s Little Valley Road (11)

August 18, 2014 — 

Information on Monday’s incidents and arrests was unavailable from the sheriff’s office this morning. These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch …

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Hospital back to normal after bomb threat (12)

August 18, 2014 — 

Patients and visitors to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg were asked to use the hospital’s north entrance today following a bomb threat Monday morning that put the hospital in lockdown …

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Sutherlin man dies in wreck in rural area (13)

August 14, 2014 — 

IDLEYLD PARK — A Sutherlin man reported missing by family Monday was found dead Tuesday afternoon in a car accident near Gassy Creek Road, about 7½ miles from Rock Creek …

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Police Log: House egged in Myrtle Creek (14)

August 14, 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 suspected of struggling with Walmart security (15)

August 14, 2014 — 

A shoplifting suspect being taken into custody allegedly elbowed a Walmart employee in the face Wednesday, police said. Ricky Farrell Kenneth Gibbons, 26, of Roseburg was arrested on suspicion of …

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Lookingglass reinstates fire chief; firefighters poised to return (16)

August 14, 2014 — 

LOOKINGGLASS — After a contentious month riddled with uncertainty, the Lookingglass Rural Fire Board on Wednesday reinstated the district’s former fire chief, Steve Rhodes, and planned to have firefighters back …

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Roseburg police use Taser to stop fleeing suspect (17)

August 14, 2014 — 

A man suspected of chasing a jogger this morning was stunned with a Taser by an officer and taken into custody, Roseburg police said. Brandon Michael Kamberger, 22, of Roseburg …

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Oregon prison superintendent responds to murderer Jesse Fanus (18)

August 14, 2014 — 

Death row inmates enjoy more freedom than some other prisoners, an Oregon prison official claims in a response to a Douglas County killer’s request to be taken off death row. …

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Police Log: Slain elk found in Glendale (19)

August 13, 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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Oregon Supreme Court: Douglas County deputy was right to quickly rescue horse (20)

August 12, 2014 — 

The Oregon Supreme Court has ruled a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy was justified in August 2010 when he went on private property without a warrant and rescued Grace, a starving …

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