douglas county

Shooting reported at Roseburg motel

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Several people were hospitalized after a reported shooting at a Roseburg motel. Just before 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 9-1-1 dispatchers started getting reports of a shooting that happened at a motel in the 1000 block of Northeast …

Alleged I-5 shooter indicted by grand jury

MEDFORD, Ore. – A UPS driver accused of a multi-county shooting spree was formally indicted by a local grand jury. Oregon State Police said 49-year-old Kenneth Alan Ayers was arrested this past August in connection with a string of shootings on Interstate …

Douglas County deputy assaulted, police say

REEDSPORT, Ore. – A woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Police said on the afternoon of Sunday, November 29, a deputy pulled over a Chrysler PT Cruiser on Highway Avenue in Reedsport. According to the Douglas …

Myrtle Creek man arrested on weapons charges

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. – A man was arrested in connection with a shooting in rural Douglas County. Investigators said at about 5:00 p.m. on November 2, a man called 9-1-1 and told dispatchers 60-year-old Charles Roscoe Jones of Myrtle Creek pointed a …

Fatal crash on Highway 38

DOUGLAS CO., Ore. — Around 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, Oregon State Police said they responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 38 near mile post 34. After investigating, police say 40-year-old Jose Torres of Van Nuys, Calif. drove off …