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Mt Hood Community College coach arrested for online sexual relationship with minor

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Nathan Ezell Bowie, 35, is the head basketball coach for the Mt. Hood Community College men's basketball team. Authorities say he developed a sexually-explicit social media relationship with a minor. Bowie was arrested Thursday on two counts of using a child in display of sexually graphic content.See the Story
Roseburg · Roseburg

'K9s Unleashed' demonstration gives public look at 'furry police officers' work on Sunday

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ROSEBURG, Ore. - "K9s Unleashed" will be held from 3:00 p. m. to 4:00 p. m. Sunday, May 22 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. At least seven Police K9 teams will take part in free live demonstrations of the work K9s do. The nonprofit Friends of Umpqua Valley Police K9 Programs is hosting the event.See the Story

Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin releases statement on convicted murderer's release

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. - Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin has responded to the release of convicted murderer Kyle Hedquist. Hedquist was convicted of the execution-style murder of a teenage girl in 1994 in Douglas County and sentenced to life without parole. He was recently released into the Salem community despite opposition from the Marion County Sheriff and District Attorney. Sheriff Hanlin released the following statement:See the Story

Man sentenced to life without parole for Douglas County murder released from prison

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SALEM, Ore. - A man convicted in the execution-style murder of a teenage girl in Douglas County in 1994 has been released from prison after receiving clemency from Gov. Kate Brown. The Douglas County district attorney opposed clemency for Kyle Hedquist. Prosecutors say Hedquist admitted killing Nikki Thrasher "to eliminate a witness in hope of preventing his own capture.See the Story
Roseburg · Roseburg

Move over! Driver cited after crashing into Oregon State Police car on I-5 near Roseburg

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ROSEBURG, Ore. - A pickup truck collided with an Oregon State Police patrol car on Interstate 5 Tuesday evening as the trooper conducted a traffic stop involving a semi truck. "A chilling reminder of the dangers of the job and just how quickly it can all change," the Oregon State Police said in a Facebook post Wednesday. "Luckily, in this case, there were no injuries. " DID YOU SEE IT? Share Your Videos & Photos.See the Story
Roseburg · Roseburg

Where is Katie Weathers? Age progression shows teen reported missing from Roseburg in 2019

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ROSEBURG, Ore. - Have you seen Katie Weathers? She was reported missing Nov. 26, 2019, from Roseburg. She is 17 years old now. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children shared a photo and an age progression image showing what Katie might look like now. Katie has blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands 5-foot-3 and weighs 114 pounds.See the Story

Douglas County Deputy Allen Burdic's name inscribed on Law Enforcement Memorial

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On Monday, Douglas County Deputy Allen Burdic's name was inscribed on the Law Enforcement Memorial wall in Salem at the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said on social media. Douglas County Deputy Allen Burdic's name was inscribed on the Law Enforcement Memorial in Salem, April 11, 2022. (DCSO) An Honor Guard member from DCSO stood watch while his name was added.See the Story

Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team seizes 4,100 lbs & 18,000 plants at marijuana operation

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GLENDALE, Ore. - On the evening of Thursday, April 7, detectives with the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team executed a search warrant on 3 warehouse buildings in the 300 block of Hayward Lane in Glendale. In a statement, the agency announced that inside the warehouses they found a "substantial and sophisticated illegal marijuana growing operation" with plants from starter plants to mature plants ready for harvest.See the Story
Sutherlin · Sutherlin

Sutherlin police seek to ID vehicle involved in early morning theft

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The Sutherlin Police Department is seeking information about a vehicle shown in a video the department is sharing with the public. Caption: The Sutherlin Police Department is seeking information about the vehicle in this video. (Sutherlin PD) The vehicle is suspected in a theft that occurred in Sutherlin around 5 a. m. Monday. It was later involved in a crash on Upper Cleveland Rapids Road.See the Story

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