Press Releases

Ason Pictures 4-25-16

Sherriff’s Office Seeking Public Assistance In Arson Case

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in identifying the suspect of Arson off Daniels Creek Road in the area of South Coos River Lane. On Sunday, A Coos County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Wren Smith Road. The Deputy noted a cabin and shop had been completely burned. Deputies determined it was arson with [...]


Monday April 25 2016

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Phone Scam Alert

Coos County Sheriff’s Office Warns About Phone Scam

Over the last several weeks, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office has taken several fraud reports involving an IRS telephone scam.  The victims are receiving calls from subjects claiming to represent the IRS and claiming the victim is the subject of an IRS tax warrant.  The subjects are requesting payment in the form of gift cards.  [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Man Absconds From Authorities During His Trial Lunch Break

A warrant has been issued for a man found guilty on assault charges after he failed to return to his trial in Coos County Circuit Court.  Kevin lee Marshall was being tried on 2nd degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, recklessly endangering another person and menacing before Judge Michael Gillespie in Coos County Circuit [...]


Wednesday March 30 2016

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Body Recovery

Body Found On Port Orford Beach

The Curry County Sheriff’s office received a call from a Port Orford resident yesterday afternoon regarding the discovery of a human male body along the shoreline. Oregon State Police responded to assist. Due to the body’s condition, there was no way to identify the person other than being an adult male. A Search and Rescue [...]


Thursday March 24 2016

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Capsized Boat FV Patty AJ

Update: One Still Missing After Boat Capsizes

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay,  in Charleston, Oregon, searches for a missing fisherman next to the  62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J, after the vessel capsized while inbound between the Coos Bay Bar jetties, March 23, 2016. The other three people who were on board, including an observer with [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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Bunker Hill Family Escapes From Burning Home

A Bunker Hill family is safe after their home caught fire early this morning. Firefighters were called to Paradise Lane in Coos Bay. Homeowner Dillon Hogan discovered the fire and tried to put it out. Finally, Hogan and his wife escaped through a bedroom window. Fire officials say the Hogans compartmentalized the fire by closing [...]


Tuesday March 22 2016

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Jordan Cove Responds To FERC Denial

Officials from Jordon Cove are exploring their options following the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s denial of the application for a liquefied natural gas terminal near Coos Bay.  FERC issued its decision in a 25 page document on Friday based on its denial of the Pacific Connector Pipeline that would have fed the terminal.  Jordon Cove [...]


Monday March 14 2016

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FERC Denies Permits For Jordan Cove and LNG Pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied the application by Jordon Cove Energy Company to build a pipeline and liquefied natural gas terminal near Coos Bay. FERC issued its decision in a 25 page document today. Jordon Cove filed an application to build the export terminal in 2013. The Pacific Connector Pipeline filed an application [...]


Friday March 11 2016

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Autopsy Reveals Death at Bastendorff Beach Jetty Is Homicide

Authorities have determined 50-year-old Byron Clark Sherritt died of gunshot wounds to the head.  The body of Sherritt was found inside a vehicle in a parking lot at Bastendorff Beach south of Charleston yesterday.  Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier says he is ruling the death a homicide after an investigation by police, an examination [...]


Monday February 29 2016

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Stolen Property House Lakeshore Drive

Multiple Arrests Made Following Search Warrant for Stolen Property

Eight of 15 people have been arrested after police served a search warrant at a North Bend home.  The arrests were made after the Coos County Sheriff’s Office, South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team and North Bend Police served the warrant at 9:00 AM yesterday. Authorities say they recovered more than $2000 dollars of alleged stolen [...]


Wednesday February 3 2016

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