Shooting in Coos Bay
CBPD release – A North Bend male was shot after he broke into a Coos Bay home armed with a golf club. On April 12, 2024, at approximately 00:55 a.m., the North Coos 9-1-1 Center received a call from a resident in the 700 block of Johnson Avenue in Coos Bay. The resident requested help from police and medical personnel for a man who had been shot after breaking into their home. Officers from the Coos Bay Police Department (CBPD) arrived, took custody of the suspect, and aided with medical care until medics arrived. David Holmes, 28, of North Bend, was shot by a resident of the home after he broke in with a golf club. During the investigation, the residents were cooperative with CBPD officers and provided statements. The residents did not know Mr. Holmes. Mr. Holmes was transported by Bay Cities Ambulance (BCA) to receive further medical attention. The CBPD considers this to be an isolated incident and does not believe there is any continuing threat to the community. The CBPD was aided on scene by the North Bend Police Department (NBPD), the Oregon State Police (OSP), and the Coos Bay Fire Department (CBFD).

Arrested on Drug Charges
CBPD release – A Coos Bay male was arrested, and two CBPD search warrants yielded a significant amount of cash, suspected drugs, and firearms. On April 13, 2024, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the North Coos 9-1-1 Center (NC911) received a call concerning a man that was sitting inside of a parked, running car in the parking lot of the Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon (SWOYA), 3333 Walnut Avenue in Coos Bay. The caller expressed concern about the man’s inability to stay awake and suspected drug use. Prior to the arrival of Coos Bay Police Department (CBPD) officers, the individual fled his vehicle, leaving behind a bottle of suspected drugs. Officers were able to locate and detain the man, who was identified as 36-year-old Matthew Medeiros of Coos Bay. Officers discovered a taser and a significant amount of cash with Mr. Medeiros, prompting CBPD officers to apply for and carry out a search warrant on his car. The search warrant uncovered suspected methamphetamine, heroin, and four firearms, one of which was stolen. Following the search warrant on the car, officers obtained and executed a search warrant at Mr. Medeiros’ home in the 1000 block of Maryland Avenue in Coos Bay. The search warrant resulted in twenty-one firearms, a significant quantity of cash, drugs (suspected fentanyl powder, methamphetamine, and heroin), and suspected and confirmed stolen property. Mr. Medeiros was transported and booked into the Coos County Jail on the following charges: • Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine; • Unlawful Possession of Heroin; • Unlawful Possession of Fentanyl.

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