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WILBUR, Ore. — The body of missing person, Billy Wayne Whitehead, has been located. On Thursday, November 9, 2023, shortly before 9:30 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received information that a deceased body was found in the area of Highway 99 near Wilbur Road. Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed the presence of a deceased body, which […]

Douglas County, Ore., — Man reported missing since June has been found. UPDATED RELEASE 09/27/2023 On Wednesday, September 27, 2023, Michael Paul Scholes was contacted by authorities in Lane County, Oregon. He is safe and is no longer considered missing. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public for their assistance in […]

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A Milwaukie, Oregon man believed to be at risk has been reported missing the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. 71-year-old Robert “Bob” Anthony Stern of Milwaukie, Oregon was last heard from at approximately 1030 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. At that time, he indicated he was going turkey hunting in the […]

GLIDE, Ore. — The human remains found in the middle of February near Glide have been positively identified.   On Thursday, February 16, 2023, the Sheriff’s Office was notified by a caller that his son, who had been antler shed hunting, located what were believed to be human remains in the Thunder Mountain area of Glide.  Deputies […]

UPDATE 08/22/2022 5:30pmDOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – Mr. Garrett has been located outside of the search area. A deputy with the Sheriff’s Office has contacted Mr. Garrett who is confirmed to be safe. Out of respect for his privacy and wishes, no additional details will be released. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public […]

UPDATE: Delmagene “Dallas” Smith and Charlize Gibson have been located and are no longer considered missing. On Thursday, June 11, 2022, deputies learned that Smith had been spotted at her place of employment in Riddle. Deputies contacted her and conducted an interview. Smith denied having any knowledge of Gibson’s whereabouts. Further investigation revealed that Smith […]

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continues the investigation into the missing person case of Kendra Hanks and requests the public’s assistance with information. Hanks was reported missing on July 7, 2022, by her family after she didn’t arrive home from her place of employment. Hanks was last seen walking past B&D Meats […]

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The search and investigation into the disappearance of a Winston woman is ongoing and the Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in the missing person investigation of Kendra Hanks. Kendra was last seen walking past B&D Meats towards Winston on Highway 99 near Grange Road in the Green District at […]

Myrtle Creek, Ore. – Am issing Myrtle Creek woman who dissapeared last month has been found. On November 27, 2021, at about 1:30 AM, Bonnie Jo Short, 77, of Myrtle Creek, left her residence driving a silver 2015 Ford Escape. Over the next two weeks an extensive search was conducted by members of the Myrtle […]

IDLEYLD PARK, Ore. – Searchers have recovered the body of Branda Hoyle who went missing on Saturday, September 25, 2021. 43-year-old Branda Hoyle was on an outing with family members when she walked away from the group. When she didn’t return, family became concerned and began looking for her. They later called 9-1-1 when they […]