CCSO release – On November 19, 2018 at 0929 a.m., a 911 call was placed from a homeowner who lives on Olive Barber Road, Coos Bay, Coos County, OR. The homeowner advised she had observed live video footage from her surveillance system indicating a potential break in at the home. Upon arrival it was determined the home had been broken into and multiple items had been taken, to include firearms. The Sheriff’s Office requested assistance in containing the scene and were assisted by the Oregon State Police and the Myrtle Point Police Department. A K9 search was initiated with the Sheriff’s Office K9 Odin. Deputies tracked the suspect approximately 300 yards from the residence. While tracking the suspect they located stolen property from the home and three firearms. K9 Odin and Deputies located Nicholaus D. Berger, 40 years of age of Coos Bay concealed in the brush. K9 Odin engaged Mr. Berger, ripping his jacket from him and within the jacket a loaded 45 caliber handgun was located, which had been taken from the residence. Mr. Berger was arrested and transported to the Coos County Jail and lodged on the charges of Burglary I, Theft I and Unlawful Possession of a firearm.