Drug Arrest, Douglas Co.
On Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, at approximately 4:00 PM, detectives with the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT) arrested 57 year old Cory Whitehill of Roseburg. Detectives served a search warrant on Whitehill’s residence in the 200 block of Snowberry Road, in Melrose. A search of the property revealed approximately a half pound of suspected methamphetamine, approximately 22 grams of suspected heroin, 14 illegal marijuana plants (beyond the legal limit), and two firearms. Whitehill was lodged at the Douglas County Jail on the following charges: Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine; Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine; Unlawful Possession of Heroin; Unlawful Delivery of Heroin; Unlawful Possession of Marijuana; Unlawful Manufacture of Marijuana; Felon in Possession of a Firearm (2 counts).
Meth Arrest, Douglas Co.
On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, at approximately 11:00 AM, detectives with the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT) arrested 52 year old Branden Mohr of Roseburg. Mohr was initially stopped with assistance from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in the 3000 block of Happy Valley Road in Green. A search of the vehicle revealed a concealed handgun as well as a large amount of suspected methamphetamine. A follow up search of Mohr’s residence in the Wilbur area revealed more suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. A total of approximately 164 grams of suspected methamphetamine were seized. Mohr was transported to the Douglas County Jail where he was lodged for the following crimes: Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine; Attempted Delivery of Methamphetamine; Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine; Felon in Possession of a Firearm; Parole Violation.
Hwy. 199 Fatal, Josephine Co.
On October 14, 2021 at about 12:55 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 199 at mile post 15. Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound Toyota Tundra crossed the northbound lane of travel and exited the roadway at a high rate of speed. The Toyota went up an embankment and rolled at least once before coming to rest on its top. The Toyota ignited and burned completely. The unidentified driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Highway 199 was closed for approximately 3 hours.
Hwy. 26 Fatal, Grant Co.
On Thursday, October 14, 2021 at approximately 7:55 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 26 near milepost 152. Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound Toyota Prius, operated by Janet Nevels (73) of Garden Valley, Idaho, drifted off the roadway, lost control and struck a concrete bridge structure. Nevels sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Hwy 26 was closed from approximately 1 hour.
Hwy. 99E Fatal, Clackamas Co.
On Saturday, October 16, 2021 at approximately 6:49 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a three-vehicle crash on Hwy 99E at Oak Grove Boulevard. Preliminary investigation revealed a northbound Chevy Trailblazer, operated by Angelina Sloan (43) of Portland, rear-ended a Toyota Yaris, operated by Terry Tomaszewski (59) of Milwaukie, that was stopped at a red light. The collision caused both vehicles to slide into the intersection where the Chevy Trailblazer also collided with a westbound Saturn SUV, operated by a 17-year-old female of Milwaukie, that was proceeding through the intersection on a green light. A passenger in the Toyota Yaris, Mary Ring (70) of Portland, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Sloan, Tomaszewski and the 17-old driver were all taken to area hospitals for injuries.