Deputies recover stolen property, multiple persons arrested
Written by Patrick Schneider on March 2, 2021
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – Several thousand dollars in stolen property was recovered by Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies on Thursday during the execution of a search warrant and a subsequent investigation.
Deputies began receiving reports of stolen property from businesses and residences in southern Douglas County.
Deputies developed a case which lead to the application and issuance of a search warrant for a residence in the 200 block of Alameda.
On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m., deputies served the warrant. As a result of the warrant and investigation Douglas Lanier, Gabriel Goodwin, Brian Garrison, Charlene Stevers, Kelle Evans were taken into custody and charged with crimes relating to the investigation.
Deputies also located evidence of the crimes and stolen property from several businesses including Seven Feathers, Les Schwab, South Umpqua School District, Cullett’s Towing as well as several local residents.
Deputies followed up on information obtained during the execution of the warrant and conducted follow up at subsequent locations where additional stolen property was located. Additionally, a substantial amount of heroin was seized.
The following were arrested and lodged in the Douglas County Jail:
Douglas Lanier – Multiple Burglaries, Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle, Trespass, Theft 1, Theft by Receiving
Gabriel Goodwin – Multiple Burglaries, Unlawful Entry into Motor Vehicle, Trespass, Theft 1, Theft by Receiving
Brian Garrison – Trespass, Theft 1, Theft of Services 1
Charlene Stever – Theft 1 Conspiracy, Theft 1, Theft of Services 1, Criminal Trespass II
Kelle Evans – Unlawful Delivery of Heroin
Additional arrests and charges may be pending.