The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men who burglarized the Glide home of a deceased war hero last month.

After investigating, deputies learned that Soren Sorenson, 41, of Glide, and a man named “Matt” were responsible for the burglary and theft of knives, ammunition, fishing gear and campaign ribbons belonging to Maj. Gen. Marion E. Carl of the United States Marine Corps.

Neither men have been found.

Deputies first began investigating the burglary on July 22 and developed leads on Aug. 2. After visiting two Glide residences, deputies found evidence related to the burglary and were led to the location of the stolen fishing gear.

Kalianna Gilkey-Sorensen, 19, Brady Anderson-Vierra, 20, and Kelly Crawford, 56, all of Glide, were arrested and charged with theft by receiving.

The campaign ribbons and knives have not been recovered.

Carl — the namesake of the Roseburg airport — was a World War II fighter pilot in the Pacific.

He received numerous medals including the Navy Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit and Air Medal.

In 1998, he was murdered inside of his home during a robbery.

The man responsible for his death for his death was sentenced to life in prison in 2015.

The Glide home remained in possession of Carl’s family, and still housed personal items, war memorabilia and medals.

One of the stolen knives was described as having the major general’s name inscribed on it.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information on the location of the campaign ribbons, knives, Soren Sorensen or “Matt” to contact the sheriff’s office at 541-440-4471.

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Saphara Harrell is the crime and natural resources reporter for The News-Review. She previously worked at The World in Coos Bay. Follow her on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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