ACTIVE AMBER ALERT for May 20, 2015

*** AMBER ALERT CANCELLED*** Children, suspect and vehicle located in Cowlitz County, WA. More information will be released as it becomes available.   ***ACTIVE AMBER ALERT*** The Oregon State Police is issuing an Amber Alert as requested by the Nampa Police Department, Idaho. The Nampa, Idaho Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating two [...]

May Election Results 2015


Check the latest results for the May 19, 2015 election. Of the 33,143 Registered Voters in Coos County, only 8,027 cast ballots, less than 25%. Special elections for School Boards, School Districts, Rural Fire Boards, Hospital, Airport District, Port, Water and Sanitary Districts.   Final Unofficial Totals May 15, 2015 Election    

Steven P. Williamson

Myrtle Point man arrested on rape charges

Steven P. Williamson   A Myrtle Point man has been arrested and charged with allegedly raping a 21 year-old female. On Sunday the Coos County Sheriff’s Office began a sexual assault investigation of the the incident that occurred in a home located at 14658 Hwy 42, Myrtle Point. As a result of the investigation, Deputies arrested 40 [...]

Coos County Seat Belt Blitz

Safety Belt and DUII Blitz through May 31

Now through Sunday, May 31st, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office will be joining other law enforcement agencies throughout the county and around the state in a safety belt and child restraint blitz. This will also coincide with the Memorial Day DUII patrols that run May 21st through May 25th. Both the Safety Belt Blitz [...]

19 year-old Kaitlyne Wirth

AMBER Alert Cancelled Suspect Still Missing

19 year-old Kaitlyne Wirth   An AMBER Alert was activated in Oregon following a request from the Tillamook City Police Department Thursday evening in an attempt to locate a female child and a female suspect. The vehicle and child were located near Cottage Grove on HWY 99. The AMBER Alert was canceled shortly after.   On May 14, 2015 [...]