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January 1, 2013
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Police Log, Jan. 1, 2013



Douglas County sheriff

12:48 a.m. — Neighbors were setting off illegal fireworks in the 100 block of Mercy Hills Drive in Roseburg.

2:35 a.m. — A teenage girl was passed out at a party and some boys were planning to sexually assault her in the 300 block of Bramblewood Lane.

6:40 a.m. — A man attempted to open a woman’s car door while she was driving in the 200 block of Adams Loop.

8:55 a.m. — Three starving horses were beginning to eat bark off trees near the 300 block of Happy Valley Road in Roseburg.

10:52 a.m. — A woman was outside crying near the corner of Roberts Creek Road and Twilight Avenue in Roseburg. She said her mother was drunk and threatening to hide all her clothes.

12:41 p.m. — A caller was concerned about three people who arrived in the 2200 block of Kerr Street and were walking around the neighborhood.

2:41 p.m. — A woman complained about her neighbors refusing to keep their chickens and geese contained in the 800 block of Tenmile Valley Road in Tenmile.

3:52 p.m. — A man who appeared very drunk was screaming and breaking out the windows of his car in the 200 block of Stonehenge Lane in Roseburg.

9:11 p.m. — Large underage party in the 300 block of Douglas Street in Yoncalla involved alcohol and cocaine.

10:31 p.m. — A woman reported that her daughter was driving her nuts in the 100 block of Tessia Lane in Myrtle Creek.

Myrtle Creek Police

5;02 p.m. — A man hit a cat with his car in the 900 block of South Main Street. He asked for an officer to check on the cat because he was too upset.

8:53 p.m. — A caller heard what sounded like a pipe bomb go off in front of a church near the intersection of Northeast Johnson Street and Spruce Avenue.

Roseburg Police

7:17 a.m. — Police were called to the Social Security office in the 2500 block of Kline Street for a burglar alarm that had been going off for three days.

10:23 a.m. — An elderly man walked out of a gun store in the 2400 block of Diamond Lake Boulevard with a .44 Magnum revolver and left in a red Toyota Corolla.

3:50 p.m. — Three girls in the 200 block of Stewart Park Drive in Roseburg were making provocative comments to strangers and attempting to capture their reactions on video.

3:52 p.m. — A large amount of garbage was building up at a transient camp in the 800 block of Corey Court.

7:03 p.m. — A man was yelling “oh no” over and over near the intersection of Cass Avenue and Southeast Stephens Street.

9:08 p.m. — A man was lying on his side in front of a house in the 1900 block of Douglas Avenue.

9:44 p.m. — Subjects were setting off fireworks near the corner of Fremont Avenue and Northeast Jackson Street.

Sutherlin Police

2:38 p.m. — A man found a box of Christmas ornaments behind his house in the 500 block of Plum Avenue.

6:27 p.m. — A woman’s boyfriend took $100 from her and was heading for the bars in the 500 block of Northeast First Street.

10:35 p.m. — A bunch of kids were fighting in the 500 block of Southeast Everett Avenue.

Winston Police

4:14 a.m. — A man in the 600 block of Mimosa Court reported that a confused elderly man kept showing up on his porch in his housecoat and slippers.


Douglas County sheriff

12:03 a.m. — A man pointed a shotgun at a woman in the 200 block of Mountain View Avenue.

Sutherlin Police Department

12:02 a.m. — A woman could hear someone prowling around her house in the 1200 block of East Central Avenue.



Douglas County sheriff

12:01 p.m. — Two-vehicle accident was reported in the 1400 block of Willis Creek Road in Winston.

1:47 p.m. — A small brown pickup rolled off the road following an accident on Highway 138 near Milepost 69. The driver was able to crawl out and was walking around.

7:47 p.m. — A single-vehicle accident was reported in the 9400 block of Lookingglass Road in Roseburg.

Roseburg Police

1:54 p.m. — Two vehicles were in a collision near the intersection of Airport Road and Stewart Parkway.

Sutherlin Police

11:34 a.m. — Two vehicles crashed in a parking lot in the 1300 block of West Central Avenue. No one was injured.

2:58 p.m. — A man in the 1300 block of East Central Avenue suspected his neighbor had hit his vehicle and driven off.

5:15 p.m. — A vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 1200 block of West Central Avenue.

Winston Police

8:42 p.m. — A vehicle flipped onto its side near Highway 42 and Brockway Road. The driver appeared intoxicated.


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 charges.


Douglas County sheriff

Daniel James Popham, 31, of Roseburg on suspicion of first-degree theft and second-degree theft.

Jeremy Lee Warren, 33, on suspicion of disorderly conduct, aggravated harassment and resisting arrest.

Roseburg Police

Zed Edison, 71, of Roseburg on suspicion of first-degree theft.

Michael Domingo Sabala, 56 of Roseburg on suspicion of two counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of methadone, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance and second-degree failure to appear.



Douglas County Fire District No 2

9:54 p.m. ­— A trash fire was reported in the 2300 block of Castle Street in Roseburg.

Drain Fire Department

8:20 a.m. — A large appliance was on fire in the 400 block of Highway 99.

Myrtle Creek Fire Department

7:00 p.m. — A flue fire was reported near the junction of Riverside Drive and South Myrtle Road.

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The News-Review Updated Jan 21, 2013 12:46PM Published Jan 3, 2013 04:48PM Copyright 2013 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.