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Man arrested for assaulting his elderly mother

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – An elderly woman was hospitalized with “significant injuries” after her son assaulted her, deputies said. According to the Douglas County Sherriff’s Office, 58-year-old Clay Elliot Dunsmore held his 83-year-old mother against her will and assaulted her inside a …

Missing Myrtle Creek man found dead

RIDDLE, Ore. – A missing Myrtle Creek man was found dead near his burned-out pickup truck. The Douglas County Sheriff’s said Justin Grant Bibow was last heard from on March 10, 2019. He was reported missing two days later. On March 20, …

Human remains found in Myrtle Creek

Myrtle Creek, Ore. – Human remains were found along the South Umpqua River in Myrtle Creek Monday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said a citizen walking along the river called 911 after he spotted what appeared to be human remains. Police responded …

911 Outage in Myrtle Creek

UPDATE: Power has been restored. _________________________ Myrtle Creek, Ore., — A 911 outage in Douglas County is preventing Myrtle Creek residents from calling the emergency number from land lines. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says they don’t know when it will be …

Fatal stabbing in Myrtle Creek

Myrtle Creek, Ore. – A man was arrested after a fatal stabbing at a Myrtle Creek home on Wednesday. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a reported stabbing in the 100 block of Surprise Avenue around 2:30 p.m. …

Man in custody after I-5 chase

Jackson County, Ore. — A man is arrested in Medford after police say he led them on a high speed chase in the early hours of Monday morning in a stolen truck. Myrtle Creek Police say several agencies chased 39-year-old Gregorio Ruvalcaba …

Freezing rain causing accidents on I-5

Myrtle Creek, Ore. — Freezing rain caused multiple crashes on I-5 near Myrtle Creek. Oregon State Police says a patrol vehicle was struck multiple times while the trooper was out responding to a crash. To get the latest conditions on the road …