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

4:16 a.m. — Dark brown cow walking on the westbound shoulder of Highway 42 near Tenmile.

5:50 a.m. — Female assaulted a male in the 5100 block of Old Highway 99 South, Roseburg.

7:31 a.m. — Subjects are throwing rocks onto the caller’s roof in the 300 block of Chickering Street, Myrtle Creek.

11:35 a.m. — Man who is potentially wanted is walking around the store in the 9300 block of Old Highway 99 South, Dillard.

11:51 a.m. — Neighbor’s three dogs keep defecating on the caller’s property in the 500 block of Bowler Lane, Oakland.

12:04 p.m. — Someone stole a package that was left at the caller’s gate in Glide.

12:34 p.m. — Camels that live near the intersection of Coltrin Lane and Rice Valley Road in Oakland are “deteriorating.”

12:39 p.m. — Deer is caught up in a fence and the caller’s husband is willing to untangle it, but wants a deputy’s permission in the 10000 block of North Myrtle Road, Myrtle Creek.

1:13 p.m. — Neighborhood children are trespassing and running amok in the 200 block of Arrow Way, Myrtle Creek.


8:57 a.m. — Something that looks like an upside-down vehicle is over the side of the road in the 16000 block of Old Highway 99 North, Oakland.


6:44 a.m. — Shed is on fire in the 500 block of Quiet Mountain Road, Camas Valley.

9:07 a.m. — Smoke is coming out of a house in the 2400 block of Mehl Creek Road.


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

Jay Dean Ashley, 38, of Roseburg, on suspicion of driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person and fourth-degree assault.

Donald Harlin Gardiner, 45, of Roseburg, on suspicion of second-degree disorderly conduct, three counts of harassment, fourth-degree assault, two counts of first-degree theft, attempting to elude police, reckless driving, recklessly endangering another person, second-degree burglary, methamphetamine possession and a probation violation.

Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team

Timothy Richard Hobbs, 33, of Roseburg, on suspicion of unlawful concealment of a firearm, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, methamphetamine possession, being a felon in possession of a firearm and a parole violation.

Oregon State Police

Jonathan Lee Elliott, 21, of Roseburg, on suspicion of first-degree aggravated theft and second-degree burglary.

Mark Thomas Hellenthal, 41, of Roseburg, on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants, attempting to elude police, driving while suspended or revoked and a felony probation violation.

Roseburg police

Sarah Jeanne Wenzel, 36, of Roseburg, on suspicion of two counts of identity theft, two counts of computer crime, two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, attempting to commit a Class C felony, methamphetamine possession and second-degree failure to appear.

Reporter Ian Campbell can be reached at 541-957-4209 or Or follow him on Twitter @MrCampbell17.

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