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News in Douglas County, Oregon
Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Douglas County
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:47:28 -0700
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A crash along Highway 138E about 22 miles east of Glide near Dry Creek in Douglas County took the life of two people on a motorcycle. According to the Oregon State Police Sgt. Matt Bowersox, on Sunday at about 3:00 p.m. a 2003 Harley Davidson driven by Scotty Schull, 47 of … Continue reading »
Missing Portland Boy's Stepmom Can't Change Name
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:10:47 -0700
Terri Horman had filed a petition in Douglas County on June 30 to change her name to Claire Stella Sullivan.
Court allows warrantless seizure of starving horse
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:58:41 -0700
Justices uphold animal-neglect convictions. The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the authority of police to step in without a warrant to save neglected animals. The court upheld the 2011 convictions of two women in Douglas County on charges of animal neglect and abuse. The women were arrested in 2010 ...
Police can intervene in some animal-neglect cases
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 08:28:51 -0700
Supreme Court: Warrant not needed under 'exigent circumstances' The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the authority of police to step in without a warrant to save neglected animals. The court upheld the 2011 convictions of two women in Douglas County on charges of animal neglect and abuse. The women ...
No Warrant Needed for Animal Abuse
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:35:21 -0700
WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Department officials say their first priority in the field is to protect life and property. That now includes animals. A case in Douglas County, where an officer went onto private land to help a starving horse he believed was in danger of dying. The Oregon Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading »
Umpqua Man’s Remains Found
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:15:42 -0700
SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Deputies have confirmed that they found the body of a missing elderly southern Oregon man. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office says a landowner found the skeletal remains of 74-year-old Royce Cratty, of Umpqua, Sunday in the Marvin Hill area. He vanished nearly two years ago, while hiking. Officials say they searched extensively … Continue reading »
In wake of drownings, where are the signs?
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:38:50 -0700
In the wake of what may be the most horrific tragedy ever to occur at Henry Hagg Lake, some people are wondering why county officials haven’t put warning signs at one of the most beautiful, popular — and dangerous — swimming areas in the huge western Washington County park. Sain ...
Small firefighting aircraft set up base at Roseburg airport
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:04:52 -0700
As lightning rips across the region, fire managers can take a SEAT. But they aren't sitting down on the job: Roseburg Regional Airport is now home to a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) base.
Remains of hiker, 74, found in Southern Oregon
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:54:12 -0700
SUTHERLIN, Ore. (AP) â The remains of a 74-year-old Southern Oregon man who vanished while hiking nearly two years ago have been found. The Douglas County sheriff's office says a landowner found the skeletal remains Sunday in a ravine about a mile and a half northwest of Royce Paul Cratty's home near Sutherlin. ...
Suspect Arrested in Forgery Case
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:35:02 -0700
LORANE, Ore. — An investigation into forged checks turned up in an arrest last week. On July 31, 2014 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 27681 Hing Lane in Lorane, Ore. for a suspect they believed was linked to forged checks in Lane, Douglas, and possibly Jackson and Josephine Counties. Vernon … Continue reading »