Barview, CCSO release – INFO TO BE RELEASED: On 04/20/19 at approximately 6:04 pm a Coos County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a known wanted subject with several felony warrants on Evergreen Lane in the Barview Area. The subject was identified as 29 year old Devin J. Wilson of Coos Bay, who subsequently fled from the Deputy on foot. Coos County Sheriff K9 Odin was called to the scene to conduct a criminal apprehension track for the suspect. During a very long active track, Odin encounter a porcupine in the path, and was struck with over 200 quills. Several of the quills went inside Odin’s mouth and two near his left eye. The track was immediately suspended and Odin was rushed to the vet at Hansen-Meekins Animal Hospital where he was sedated and treated for over two hours on the night before Easter. The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Wilson as he has committed new crimes and still has outstanding warrants. Earlier in the day, Odin attended a “meet the public” event, where he interacted with kids and the public at a local Easter egg hunt. The Sheriff’s Office would like to offer thanks to the staff at Hansen-Meekins for their dedication and professional care, as well as to the public for the outpouring of support for K9 Odin.

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