Coos Bay Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Coos Bay, OR or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
1 hr ago | via KPIC
Thanks in part to citizens in North Bend and Coos Bay, police located a man wanted for failing to appear on charges of rape and sex abuse. Sunday afternoon, police received a tip that 21-year-old James Merchant was at a North Bend residence. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via KATU-TV Portland
Two men face murders charges in the death of a homeless man whose body was found early Saturday morning on the tidal mud flat of Coos Bay near the wastewater treatment plant in Empre. The charges stem from the death of 49-year-old Forest Franklin Martin. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via OregonLive.com
Authorities say two people died in a fire that destroyed a mobile home in the Coos County community of Norway. Coos County sheriff's deputy John Cooper tells The Coos Bay World the fire was reported Friday at about 8 a.m., and the front end of the house was fully engulfed when a nearby Coquille police officer arrived at the scene. Comment?
Jun 30, 2015 | via KPIC
The Coos County Grand Jury returned two indictments Tuesday in the case involving the death of Forest Franklin Martin, who was found dead near a wastewater treatment plant in Empire. Two men were charged as a result. Comment?
Jun 30, 2015 | via KCBY-TV Coos Bay
COQUILLE, Ore. A Coos County man has been sentenced to 120 months in prison after pleading guilty to Burglary in the Second Degree, three counts of Identity Theft, and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Comment?
Jun 29, 2015 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
Police arrested a 28-year-old man in the death of a man whose body was found near the Empire Wastewater Treatment Plant early Saturday morning. And investigators have identified a possible second suspect in the death of 49-year-old Forest Franklin Martin. Comment?
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