REEDSPORT: DEPUTIES NEGOTIATING WITH SUBJECT, PUBLIC ASKED TO AVOID THE AREA
Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
REEDSPORT, Ore. - Deputies are on scene with multiple law enforcement agencies in the area of Highway 101 and Winchester Ave in Reedsport. The Sheriff's Office is asking members of the public and media to avoid the area for safety of the public and law enforcement.
On March 9, 2021, at approximately 5:43 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop. During the course of the traffic stop, one individual was detained. Another individual in the vehicle became hostile. Deputies are actively attempting to negotiate with the individual at this time.
Highway 101 near the incident is closed to through traffic until further notice.
No further information is available at this time. Further details will be released in an updated release.