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VEHICLE THEFT SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER BARRICADING HIMSELF

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Lane Co. Sheriff's Office A vehicle theft suspect is in custody after barricading himself in a stranger’s home in the Pleasant Hill area this morning.  The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police responded to the area of Edenvale Rd. and Filbert Ln. at approximately 8:30am. A citizen reported that their vehicle had been stolen from a location in Eugene and loaded onto a flatbed trailer. The citizen followed the vehicle until it became stuck in the mud at an address off of Edenvale Rd.  Responding units arrived at which time the suspect fled on foot and barricaded himself in a nearby house.  Deputies and troopers quickly established a perimeter and began loud hailing the suspect.  The Eugene Police Explosives Disposal Unit also responded and were able to safely approach the residence with the use of a remotely controlled robot.  The suspect was located by the robot hiding near a couch inside the residence.  He eventually surrendered and exited the residence.  He was tak

FATAL CRASH ON HWY 42-DOUGLAS COUNTY

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Oregon State Police On Friday, January 14, 2022 at approximately 5:25 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 42 near milepost 75.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1999 Ford Ranger Pickup, operated by James Chittum Jr. (75) of Roseburg, was southbound on Landers Avenue approaching the Highway 42 intersection. The Ford Ranger entered Highway 42 and into the path of a westbound Harley Davidson Motorcycle, operated by Brian Porter (54) of Roseburg. The Harley Davidson motorcycle crashed with the Ford Ranger causing Porter to be ejected from the motorcycle. Two eastbound passenger cars, a Toyota Avalon, operated by Max GODEK (73) of Winston, and a Honda Civic, operated by Sylas Moore Fain (28) of Dillard, collided with Porter in the roadway.  Porter sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Porter was wearing a helmet and all others involved were wearing safety belts. OSP was assisted by the Douglas County S

Murder Suspect Outstanding

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Medford Police Today we investigated a homicide in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. The suspect fled the scene prior to our arrival. He has ties with Yuba City, California and Pittsburg, California, and is most likely headed that direction. His truck is unique, please share. Suspect: Barboza-Valerio, Cristian Lamberto, 21 years old. Vehicle: White 2007 Chevy Silverado, California plate 29680A2 Please call 911 with any information.

KEVIN MICHAEL WADE

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 811.182.4 - DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED DWS 000.998 - AGENCY HOLD - MIS

DENICE SHALA LUIZ

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 165.800 - IDENTITY THEFT 165.013 - FORGERY 1ST DEG 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 164.377 - COMPUTER CRIME 165.055 - FRAUDULENT USE OF CREDIT CARD - 2 811.540.3.A - ATTEMPT TO ELUDE POLICE OFFICER - VEHICLE OFFENSE 811.140 - RECKLESS DRIVING 163.195 - RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON 000.999 - AGENCY HOLD - FEL 000.999 - AGENCY HOLD - FEL

DONALD GLENN ANDREWS

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 999.001 - FAILURE TO REPORT AS SEX OFFENDER - 2 163.160 - ASSAULT 4TH DEG

Here is an explanation as to the SWAT activity which occurred yesterday on Cherry Lane and N. Phoenix Ave.

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Medford Police Kidnap / Assault / Robbery On January 11th, 2022 Medford Police officers began investigating a brutal assault of a 31 year old woman. The victim suffered several facial injuries to the point her eyes were swollen shut, and had various head injuries which required stitches and staples. She had other bodily injuries as well. The woman was found by a passerby, walking on foot, asking for help, in a remote section of Salt Creek Road, at about 7:30 p.m. Detectives assumed the investigation and determined the victim had been at acquaintances’ house in the 3500 block of Cherry Lane, in Medford on January 11th, 2022. While at the home, another woman named Jordan Broussard, 18 years old, began assaulting the victim. The assault continued for several minutes. Broussard and an accomplice, Michael Hambleton, 28 years old, who lives at the residence, then forced the victim into her own vehicle against her will. Hambleton drove as Broussard continued to assault the victim inside the v

HILLSBORO TEACHER PLEADS GUILTY IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASE

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Washington Co. District Attorney's Office HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 12, 2022, on the second day of his trial, Brett Howard Cunningham, age 41, pleaded guilty to first degree invasion of personal privacy and first degree encouraging child sexual abuse. Deputy District Attorneys Chris Lewman and Rayney Meisel prosecuted the case against Mr. Cunningham before Washington County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Erwin.  The defendant was employed as a kindergarten teacher at Orenco Elementary School in Hillsboro, Oregon when the Oregon Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a cybertip that he was accessing child pornography from his Multnomah County home.   In May of 2020, Portland police executed a search warrant on the house and seized the defendant’s devices. He admitted they would find four images and videos depicting child pornography but claimed they were not for sexual purposes. Mr. Cunningham was charged in Multnomah County for possession and duplication of that child a

CHRISTOPHER EDWARD CARPENTER

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 164.055 - THEFT 1ST DEG 164.245 - CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2ND DEG

JOE ORTIZ

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JOCO JAILVIEWER 164.415 - ROBBERY 1ST DEG 163.190 - MENACING 166.220 - UNLAWFUL USE/CARRYING A DANGEROUS WEAPON 164.345 - CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEG 164.045 - THEFT 2ND DEG 144.108 - POST PRISON SUPERVISION SANCTION 164.043 - THEFT 3RD DEG

MICHAEL JOSEPH SCHWENDER

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 144.350 - PAROLE VIOLATION 161.405 - ATT TO COMMIT A CLASS A FELONY 475.894 - UP OF METHAMPHETAMINE

OSP FISH & WILDLIFE DIVISION SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN GEESE AND DUCK POACHING- JOSEPHINE COUNTY

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Oregon State Police On January 6, 2022, Grants Pass Parks & Recreation contacted the Oregon State Police to report that a deceased goose had been located in a suitcase at Riverside Park in Grants Pass. Previous incidents have occurred at Riverside Park and Baker Park involving both geese and ducks shot and disposed of in a garbage bag. All of the birds were left to waste.  OSP is seeking anyone with information regarding this case to call the Oregon State Police Tip-line at 1-800-452-7888, *OSP (*677), or email at  TIP@state.or.us . Reference case #SP22004647. ***Report Wildlife and Habitat Law Violators*** The Oregon Hunters Association TIP reward offers preference points or cash rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of Bighorn Sheep, Rocky Mountain Goat, Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, Upland Birds, Waterfowl, Furbearers, Game Fish and Shellfish. Cash rewards can also be awarded for turning

CAMERON ML SULLIVAN

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 144.350 - PAROLE VIOLATION 999.001 - FAILURE TO REPORT AS SEX OFFENDER - 2 164.043 - THEFT 3RD DEG BY RECEIVING

DOUGLAS NORMAN EASOM

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 137.545 - PROBATION VIOLATION FEL               Mugshot from SOS Archive

GREGORY JOHN STROWBRIDGE

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 163.411 - SEXUAL PENETRATION WITH A FOREIGN OBJECT 1ST DEG 163.427 - SEX ABUSE 1ST DEG 167.057 - LURING A MINOR 163.467 - PRIVATE INDECENCY

ONLINE SEXUAL CORRUPTION OF A CHILD

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Josephine Co. Sheriff's Office On January 6, 2022, the Josephine County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with Oregon State Police, Grants Pass Police Department, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, United States Marshals Service, and Homeland Security, conducted a search warrant in the 9000 block of Takilma Road regarding online luring of a minor and an illegal marijuana operation. Meyer intended to meet a minor child for the purposes of a sexual relationship and to deliver marijuana to different minor.  Based on information obtained during the investigation Meyer was taken into custody and a search warrant was executed at his residence.  Christopher Meyer was arrested and lodged in the Josephine County Jail on the above listed charges. At the time of this press release, the investigation is ongoing, and no further details are being released at this time.

SHOOTING INVESTIGATION

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Roseburg Police Dept. On January 6, 2022 at about 7:30 PM, officers with the Roseburg Police Department, Sutherlin Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in the 2000 block of NW Stewart Parkway. The investigation revealed the incident stemmed from a conflict with two individuals who appear to be known to each other and there is no known ongoing threat to the public. The involved victim sustained minor, non life threatening injuries and the suspect has been taken into custody. The investigation is still active and more information will be released when available.

JACKSON JAMES COTTEN

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 163.185 - ASSAULT 1ST DEG 166.220 - UNLAWFUL USE OF WEAPON 166.270 - FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM 144.350 - PAROLE VIOLATION

4 ADULTS ARRESTED FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION OF RESIDENTIAL ROBBERY, ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING, AND FENTANYL

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Grants Pass Police Department Grants Pass, Or. – On December 26, 2021, at approximately 6:28 PM, the Grants Pass Police Department responded to the 200 block of NW Blossom Drive to find two victims suffering from the effects of bear spray. One of the two victims had also been struck several times by rubber bullets during an attempted kidnapping and robbery. Due to the seriousness of the crime, Grants Pass Detectives responded to the scene to continue the investigation. Neither of the victims required hospitalization for their injuries and were not randomly targeted by the suspects. With the assistance of the Medford Police Department, the vehicle used by the suspects was located in Medford a few days later. Following the granting of a search warrant, Grants Pass Police Detectives, with the assistance of the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement Team and Grants Pass K-9 Match, recovered approximately ¼ pound (estimated 1,400 pills) of suspected Fentanyl concealed within the vehicle. The driver of

DEVANNE JOSHUA BRANDERHORST SENTENCED TO 70 MONTHS IN COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION CASE

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Washington Co. District Attorney's Office HILLSBORO, Ore.- On December 29, 2021, 23-year-old Devanne Joshua Branderhorst pleaded guilty to compelling prostitution and second degree sexual abuse. On January 6, 2022, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Proctor sentenced the defendant to a total of 70 months in prison. Senior Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown prosecuted the case against Mr. Branderhorst.  The case involved sexual assault and efforts to facilitate the prostitution of two victims, ages 17 and 18. Police first learned of the defendant’s crimes in December of 2019, after they were called to a disturbance at a house in Washington County, Oregon.  The defendant was at the residence with both victims and was providing them alcohol and prescription medication. He sexually assaulted the 18-year-old victim while she was intoxicated.  As part of the investigation, police learned the defendant was causing the 17-year-old victim to engage in prostitution. These act

Stabbing In Myrtle Creek

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Myrtle Creek Police Department On January 5, 2022 at about 4:47 PM, a call came in to the Douglas County 911 center regarding a disturbance where a male was reportedly stabbed in the leg.  The disturbance was reported to have been in the parking lot between Village Realty and Tommy’s All American Burgers, in the 100 block of South Main Street.  Officers from Myrtle Creek PD, along with deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the scene. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 44-year-old transient male who had a wound to his lower right leg.  The other subject, identified as a 34-year-old Tri City resident, had left the scene.  That male was later contacted by police.   EMT’s responded and transported the 44-year-old male to Mercy Medical Center with a nonlife threatening wound.  He was treated and released.   This investigation is still ongoing and active, so no further information will be released at this time.   If anyone was a witness to the altercation, we wo

Newport Credit Union Robbed

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Newport Police Department On January 5, 2022, Newport Police Officers were dispatched to the TLC FIBRE Credit Union, located at 1625 N. Coast Hwy in Newport, Oregon, on a report of a robbery. The suspect was described as a white male adult approximately 5’6”, thin build, with dark colored hair. He was wearing a yellow colored bandana over his nose and lower face area. The suspect was wearing blue jeans and a blue plaid colored shirt under a black jacket, with a dark colored ballcap and white tennis shoes with a dark stripe. The suspect gave a note to the bank teller that demanded all of the money be placed into a bag, which he handed her. The suspect then fled from the store on foot in an unknown direction of travel with an unknown disclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. Photos of the suspect from bank surveillance are attached. If you have any information about this incident please contact Detective Kraig Mitchell at 541-574-3348.

PORTLAND AREA DRUG TRAFFICKER INDICTED FOR KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF WASHINGTON STATE MAN

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U.S. Attorney's Office - District of Oregon PORTLAND, Ore.—A federal superseding indictment was unsealed today charging a Mexican National residing in Clackamas County, Oregon for his role in the 2019 kidnapping and murder of a Washington State man and other drug trafficking crimes. Marcos Alonso Castillo-Bernal, 46, has been charged with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute controlled substances, killing while engaged in drug trafficking, distribution of heroin and methamphetamine, kidnapping resulting in death, conspiracy to commit kidnapping resulting in death, hostage taking resulting in death, conspiracy to commit hostage taking resulting in death, felon in possession of a firearm, and fraud and misuse of a visa. According to the superseding indictment, beginning on an unknown date and continuing until his arrest in October 2019, Castillo-Bernal conspired with others to traffic and distribute large quantities of heroin and methamphetamine in an around