Cape Arago Hwy., CCSO release – On September 27, 2018, at about 1605 hours, a Coos County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a security check on a piece of property near Cape Arago Highway and Coos Head Road, after observing a vehicle parked in front of a “No Trespassing” sign. Upon checking the area, the deputy found evidence of cedar bough theft and searched the area in an attempt to locate the suspect(s). While searching, three persons, later identified as 44 year old Jared Matheson, 35 year old Matthew Carlson and a woman who identified herself as Heather Matthews emerged from the trail and were contacted by the Deputy. The males were positively identified but the female could not be located in law enforcement databases. Further investigation revealed the female to be 39 year old Heather Dials. Dials had active warrants for her arrest out of the Oregon State Parole Board for Parole Violation. The Deputy attempted to arrest Dials, but she fled on foot and the deputy lost sight of her. K9 Odin responded to assist and track Dials. Dials was later located as she was trying to leave the area by Oregon State Police. Dials was arrested for the warrant and additionally charged for Escape III, Interfering with a Peace Officer, Giving False Information to a Peace Officer and Criminal Trespass II. The males, Jared Matheson and Matthew Carlson were both cited and released for Criminal Trespass II. Matheson will be referred to the Coos County District Attorney’s Office for Interfering with a Peace Officer. Matheson was cited by Oregon State Police for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Dials was transported to the Coos County Jail and housed. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Oregon State Police, Coos Bay Police Department, and North Bend Police Department.

Warrant/K9 Track
Olive Barber Rd., CCSO release – On September 27, 2018 at approximately 10:30 AM, a Coos County Sheriff’s Deputy contacted two subjects at a transient camp near Olive Barber Road after a report of trespassing at the location. After an investigation it was learned Christopher S. Wiley and Jessica D. Jones both had numerous outstanding warrants for their arrest. When the deputy attempted to recontact the individuals they subsequently had fled from the location on foot. At this time Coos County Sheriff’s Office K9 Odin was called to the location to conduct a criminal apprehension track for the man and woman.After tracking for approximately 1 mile through extremely dense and heavy terrain 33-year old Christopher Wiley was located near the water just off of Coos River Highway. K9 Odin located 45-year old Jessica D. Jones on a subsequent track near Isthmus Heights Road in the Eastside area. Both individuals were transported to the Coos County Jail where they are being held on their respective outstanding warrants. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank several partnering agencies, including the Oregon State Police, the Coos Bay Police Department, and several members of the Coos County Sheriff’s Office including Sheriffs Office K9 Odin for their assistance.