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Death Investigation - 11/20/17

***CORRECTION**

The initial 9-1-1 call took place at 10:07 PM*. The first release inaccurately stated the call was received at 10:07 am.

***UPDATE 11/20/2017***

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has concluded its investigation into the death investigation.

The male victim has been identified as 23 year-old Josman Cereceres of Portland, Oregon.

The Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office has concluded Cereceres died of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound. Next of kin has been notified.

There will be no criminal charges.

***END UPDATE***

On Friday, November 17, 2017, at 10:07 pm, a 9-1-1 call was received reporting a shooting at a residence in the 300-block of Temple Brown Road in Roseburg.

Deputies and EMS responded to find a 23 year-old male with a critical gunshot wound. The male was transported to Mercy Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

Detectives from the Sheriff's Office are continuing their investigation, however primary indications are this is an accidental self-inflicted incident.

Additional details will not be released until Monday at 10:00 am.

Cole, Lejay
Cole, Lejay
Sutherlin Man Arrested For Assault II Following Serious Car Crash (Photo) - 11/20/17

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 3:18 am, Douglas County Emergency Communications received a 9-1-1 call of a vehicle crash in the 2500-block of Old Melrose Road in Roseburg.

Emergency services were dispatched to the single vehicle crash. Deputies determined the vehicle had been operated by 19 year-old Lejay Tyler Cole of Sutherlin. Cole's passenger, 21 year-old Nathaniel Layne Cagle also of Sutherlin, was critically injured in the crash.

Cagle was transported to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg and was later transferred to Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene where he remains in critical condition.

Cole was determined to be under the influence of intoxicants. He was arrested for DUII (Misdemeanor), Recklessly Endangering Another (Misdemeanor) and Assault in the 2nd Degree (Felony). He was lodged at the Douglas County Jail.

Attached Media Files: Cole, Lejay
Morrison, Carl
Morrison, Carl
Stolen Vehicle Suspect Located (Photo) - 11/09/17

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at approximately 5:15 pm, Douglas County Dispatch received a call from a male stating he was following his stolen vehicle, however by the end of the call the male lost sight of it. Deputies and assisting law enforcement officers checked the area for the stolen vehicle, but were unable to locate it.

Later in the evening at 6:53 pm, the dispatch center again received a call from the same male. He stated he had re-located the stolen vehicle at the Tenmile Store and that the driver had attempted to run him over before it fled.

The caller continued to follow the vehicle and at one point the suspect rammed the caller's vehicle.

The stolen vehicle ran out of gas at the intersection of Benedict Road and Ireland Road in Tenmile. The suspect ran from the vehicle.

Responding law enforcement units were able to locate the suspect, identified as 30 year-old Carl Edward Morrison of Tenmile, hiding in the brush.

Morrison was taken into custody without incident and charged with Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Assault II, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver, Reckless Endangering, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Menacing. He was lodged at the Douglas County Jail.

Attached Media Files: Morrison, Carl
Update #3 - Homicide Investigation - 11/08/17

***UPDATE #3 - 11/08/2017 14:45***

The Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office and Members of the Douglas County Major Crimes Team have identified the victims of Tuesday's homicide.

The victims are:

Donya Renee Adams, age 55 of Roseburg.

Amory Rose Adams, age 26 of Roseburg.

Payshience "Tia" Adams, age 10 of Roseburg.

All of the victims of this crime were residents in the home. The 16 year-old suspect, Kevin Wayne Adams, also lived in the family home.

Robert Adams called 9-1-1 on Tuesday evening at 8:43 pm to report he had returned home and discovered that his wife, Donya, his daughter, Amory, and his foster-daughter Payshience Adams had been the victims of homicide.

Kevin Adams, Robert's foster-son, was ultimately arrested for three counts of Aggravated Murder.

Members of the Douglas County Major Crimes Team continue their investigation.

No further updates will be issued today. This press release is in place of the 5:00 pm, expected release.

***END UPDATE #3***

***UPDATE #2 - 11/08/17 10:00 AM***

Detectives have arrested the person responsible for the homicide of the three individuals in the 400-block of Whispering Pines Way in Roseburg.

Kevin Wayne Adams, age 16 of Roseburg, has been arrested and charged with three counts of Aggravated Murder. He is currently lodged in the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Facility.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team continues to investigate the incident. At this time the victims' names, ages and addresses are being withheld until the Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office makes positive identification and appropriate next of kin notifications.

Next written press release will be at 5:00 pm.

***END UPDATE #2***

***UPDATE #1 11/07/17 23:30***

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team has been activated and is currently on scene. Deputies have located three victims at the scene. The circumstances of the incident are the current focus of the investigation.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team consists of detectives and investigators from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Roseburg Police Department, Oregon State Police and Douglas County District Attorney's Office.

No further details will be released tonight. An update is expected by Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 10:00 am.

***END UPDATE***

***ORIGINAL RELEASE***

On Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 8:43 pm, the Douglas County 9-1-1 center received a report of a homicide that occurred in the 400-block of Whispering Pines Way in Roseburg.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the residence and are currently conducting an investigation.

At this time no additional details are available. Members of the media and public are asked to avoid the area.

There is no current risk to the public.

Additional details will be released when they become available.

Search and Rescue Mission - 11/08/17

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 11:12 pm, the Douglas County 9-1-1 center received a report of a vehicle crash near Acker Rock Trailhead in Tiller.

The caller, 42 year-old Danny Treskey Jr. of Myrtle Creek, stated he and his 67 year-old father were on a hunting trip when they ran off of the roadway due to snow at about 3:00 pm. Treskey left his father at the vehicle and walked approximately 22 miles until his brother found him and took him to cell service to call for emergency services.

Responders were able to locate the senior Treskey at approximately 1:50 am. He was reported to be alert, but cold. He was transported to Mercy Medical Center by ambulance for evaluation.

Hasbrouck
Hasbrouck
Deputies Capture Man Following Vehicle Pursuit (Photo) - 11/07/17

On Monday, November 6, 2017, at 12:06 pm, a deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop a 2004 black Infinity on Rolling Hills Road near Lone Oak in Roseburg. Instead of stopping the driver fled at a high rate of speed.

At one point the vehicle stopped and let a female passenger out of the car before fleeing again. The driver attempted to elude deputies through Green down Highway 99S and into the Clarks Branch Road area. The driver then began driving southbound in the northbound lanes of travel on Interstate 5.

The Douglas County 9-1-1 center received multiple reports of the vehicle traveling the wrong way on the freeway. Eventually, the driver exited the northbound lanes and began travelling south in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5.

A deputy observed the vehicle turn into a driveway off of Boomer Hill Road where the driver exited and ran from the car.

Deputies eventually captured the suspect, identified as Jack James Hasbrouck, age 34 of Klamath Falls.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle, deputies located approximately 3 pounds of marijuana.

Hasbrouck was arrested for Attempting to Elude Police -- Vehicle, Attempting to Elude Police -- Foot, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering, Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle and Parole Violation.

Additional charges related to the marijuana are expected.

Hasbrouck is currently on probation in Klamath County for Robbery and Elude.

Attached Media Files: Hasbrouck
Injury Traffic Crash - 11/06/17

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, at 1:01 am, deputies were investigating a previous vehicle pursuit that had ended on Happy Valley Road, when a 1998 Chrysler Sebring convertible sped through the scene. The lights on the patrol vehicles were activated at the time the driver went through the scene.

A deputy was attempting to overtake the speeding vehicle, which was traveling west bound on Happy Valley Road approximately a half mile ahead of the deputy, when the driver lost control and crashed.

Deputies learned the driver of the vehicle, was 15 year-old Freedom Love Rose of Roseburg. Rose and his 17 year-old passenger were injured in the crash.

Rose was transported to Mercy Medical Center where he received treatment prior to being transferred to Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland. Rose's passenger was treated at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg.

The crash investigation is continuing. Alcohol and marijuana appear to be contributing factors.

*Note: This incident occurred as time change took effect. Therefore, the time of this incident and the previous pursuit appear to conflict. The pursuit took place prior to time change.

Amy Fenton
Amy Fenton
Roseburg Woman Leads Deputies on Vehicle Pursuit (Photo) - 11/06/17

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, at 1:06 am, a deputy observed a 1994 GMC Sierra pickup travelling on SE Stephens Street in Roseburg. The deputy initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle for a traffic violation.

The driver failed to stop and continued on southbound on Highway 99 South. The driver then turned west on to Highway 42 toward Winston.

The driver led deputies onto Lookingglass Road and eventually onto Happy Valley Road.

A deputy successfully spiked the tires of the fleeing vehicle, which ended the vehicle pursuit a short distance later.

Once the vehicle came to a stop, the driver attempted to flee on foot before being apprehended by deputies.

The driver was identified as 22 year-old Amy Marie Fenton of Roseburg.

Fenton was taken into custody and lodged at the Douglas County Jail on charges of Attempting to Elude Police - Vehicle, Attempting to Elude Police - Foot, Reckless Driving, DUII-Controlled Substance.

Attached Media Files: Amy Fenton
Drain Woman Arrested For Arson - 11/01/17

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at approximately 9:10 am, the Douglas County 9-1-1 center received a report of a structure fire at 124 Mary Kay Lane #2, in Drain.

Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the scene along with law enforcement. Emergency personnel arrived to discover a travel trailer fully engulfed in flames. During the course of the investigation it was learned that the resident of the travel trailer, 45 year-old Tracy Renee Heyen, intentionally set the trailer on fire.

The blaze caused damage to a neighbor's vehicle and property.

Heyen was arrested without incident and charged with Arson I, Reckless Burning and Reckless Endangering. She was lodged in the Douglas County Jail.

(Booking Photo Unavailable)

K9 Grim
K9 Grim
K9 Grim Locates Suspect following Vehicle Pursuit (Photo) - 10/27/17

On Friday, October 27, 2017, at 3:00 am, a Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a U-Haul box van on Highway 99 near Carnes Road in Roseburg. The driver accelerated for a about a half mile before pulling over and fleeing on foot.

A female passenger, 43 year-old Daylene June Arnett of Winston, was detained. K9 Grim along with several deputies and officers searched the area for the male suspect. K9 Grim lead law enforcement to the suspect who was found hiding under a porch.

The male suspect was later identified as 23 year-old Matthew Robert Hall of Myrtle Creek. Hall backed out from under the porch and again attempted to flee, ignoring commands from deputies. A deputy was able to apprehend hall with the use of his Taser.

Hall was taken into custody without further incident and lodged at the Douglas County Jail.

Hall was charged with Attempt to Elude Police in a Vehicle, Attempt to Elude Police on Foot, Interfering with a Police Officer, Escape III, and Reckless Endangering. Hall also had warrants out for his arrest.

Arnett was also arrested and lodged at the Douglas County Jail for Hindering Prosecution.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Winston and Roseburg Police Departments.

K9 Grim has been with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office since 2013. He is a 6 year old German Shepherd.

Attached Media Files: K9 Grim , Hall , Arnett