Multiple Burglaries Solved, Suspect in Custody

Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office

ROSEBURG, Ore. – A 27 year-old Roseburg man has been arrested after committing multiple burglaries and thefts in Douglas County. Donovan Joseph Spontini was arrested and lodged in the Douglas County Jail, Monday.

On Monday, March 4, 2019, a deputy took a report of stolen vehicles and heavy equipment from Umpqua Aggregate Resources in Roseburg. The theft included two Dodge Ram pickups, a 30-foot trailer, an excavator, a track loader and several tools. The theft totaled $235,167.00.
The business owner posted information on Facebook regarding the theft and later received a tip regarding the location of the property.

Deputies followed up on the tip and responded to the area of Cooper Creek Reservoir in Sutherlin, where most of the stolen property from Umpqua Aggregate Resources was recovered.

While deputies were recovering the property, an Oregon State Trooper located Spontini driving one of the stolen Dodge pickups. Spontini was taken into custody. Evidence and property of burglaries from K&R Drive-In and Douglas Forest Protective Association were located in the pickup.

Spontini was charged with the following crimes. Additional charges are pending.
  • Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle x5 – Felony
  • Criminal Trespass 1st Degree - Felony
  • Criminal Mischief 1st Degree – Felony
  • Aggravated Theft 1st Degree – Felony
  • Forgery 1st Degree – Felony
  • Felony Arrest Warrant

Spontini was booked into the Douglas County Jail Monday on multiple charges.


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