Police K9 captures suspect from domestic disturbance

Roseburg Police Dept. -  

On March 11th, 2019 around 2000 hours, Roseburg Police Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of SE Fowler Street in Roseburg.  The male suspect fled prior to police arrival.  During the investigation it was alleged the male threatened the female with a machete and a pellet rifle.  When the female tried to call for help, the male tackled her and unsuccessfully tried to take her phone.  The male then fled the residence.

K9 Nike was deployed to search for the male, and started tracking to a nearby alley.  The track continued to an adjacent street where the male was found.  When confronted with K9 Nike, the male surrendered and was taken into custody without further incident for the crimes of Menacing, Harassment and Interfering with Making a Report. James Johnson
 was lodged at Douglas County Corrections.