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.



Douglas County sheriff

2:35 a.m. — Large pickup truck speeding southbound in the northbound lanes on Interstate 5 near Oakland.

6:12 a.m. — Unattended death reported in the 12000 block of Driver Valley Road, Oakland.

8:49 a.m. — The old manager is breaking into the utility shed and stealing things in the 100 block of Leland Avenue, Canyonville

9:44 a.m. — An elderly woman is walking on both sides of the freeway on Interstate 5 near milepost 113, Myrtle Creek.

10:10 a.m. — A subject caught a headstone on fire in the 600 block of Clone Avenue, Yoncalla.

10:30 a.m. — A man is standing in the middle of Highway 138W and is acting like he is shooting, but the caller didn’t see the man holding a gun near Oakland.

12:35 p.m. — Woman is flailing, screaming and cursing at passing vehicles and children in the 400 block of Park Street, Riddle.

1:22 p.m. — Sex crimes reported in Myrtle Creek.

4:57 p.m. — Caller can see lit candles inside of the church but doesn’t think anyone should be inside in the 100 block of Main Street, Riddle.


7:45 p.m. — Caller can smell something burning in her kitchen but doesn’t see any flames in the 2800 block of RTice Valley Road, Oakland.

8:05 p.m. — House is filling up with smoke in the 300 block of Shakemill Road, Roseburg.


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

Gregory Dewayne Munyon, 46, of Glendale, on suspicion of methamphetamine possession and 45 counts of mail theft.

William Douglas Watkins, 49, of Winston, on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Sutherlin police

Alexander Rennie Steadman, 38, of Sutherlin, on suspicion of second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass, and first- and second-degree theft.


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