Linda Rene Smith of Roseburg went missing after she got into a white panel van with an adult male around 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
A woman driving a suspected stolen white Ford pickup led officers on a pursuit Saturday before losing control and rolling the pickup onto its side next to the Travelodge on West Harvard Avenue in Roseburg.
A Roseburg man was cited for reckless driving after allegedly falling asleep and crashing into Pete’s Drive-In Sunday morning, forcing the business to close for at least three months.
Planes, trains and automobiles are expected to be fuller than previous years for the Thanksgiving weekend. More than 54 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, the most since 2005, according to AAA Travel.
Twelve members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team have been deployed to Paradise, California, to assist in the recovery efforts.
The man who threatened to shoot himself during a four-hour armed standoff with police later said he didn’t stop during a pursuit because he has post-traumatic stress disorder and feels anxious around police, according to court documents.
Firefighters from Douglas County were deployed over the weekend to the massive fire that devastated the town of Paradise, California. The Camp Fire, which is burning about 80 miles north of Sacremento, has become the most deadly fire in California state history, claiming 48 lives.
A small fire started in the closet of a Northwest Keasey Street home last week after an overloaded electrical circuit sparked it, fire officials said.
CHI Mercy Medical Center fired a convicted sex offender it employed after a recent background check, the hospital said Thursday.
Despite the freeze warnings in the area, wildland firefighters spent much of Thursday afternoon extinguishing three fires that were the result of escaped debris burns.
Oregon State Police are looking for a 66-year-old Josephine County man whose truck was last seen in Glendale.