Stolen Vehicle Eluding Police Ends in Empire

The Coos Bay Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle around 6:00 PM last night. The subject stated he was following the vehicle near Englewood. The operator of the stolen vehicle rammed the caller’s vehicle and fled the area. Officers located the Honda Coupe and initiated a traffic stop and the driver attempted [...]


Coos Bay Police have identified the suspect who is wanted in connection with the attempted armed robbery reported at the Cranberry Sweets Parking Lot in the Empire District of Coos Bay last week. 26-year-old Brandon Bryce Dawson of Orland, California is considered armed and dangerous. The incident that happened Thursday afternoon on February 7th. Dawson [...]


Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing their investigation and charges are pending after being alerted that an individual on Bay Park Lane, in Bunker Hill south of Coos Bay, had a weapon, and may have menaced a neighbor. Deputies set up a perimeter and searched for the individual. Because of the proximity of the incident [...]

CERT Receives Valuable Training

The Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club presented the Community Emergency Response Team also known as CERT with a Live Fire Simulator this week. The equipment trains people how to properly use a Fire Extinguisher.  Past President, Steve Schneiderman, says the Sunrise Rotary Club had purchased the $10-thousand-dollar piece of equipment about 8 years ago. It [...]


***ARMED ROBBERY ATTEMPT IN EMPIRE*** Coos Bay Police are seeking the public’s help following what appears to be a foiled armed robbery in the Empire District of Coos Bay. Coos Bay Police Chief Gary McCullough says a gold and silver dealer had planned a meeting with a man at the Cranberry Sweets parking lot around 2pm [...]