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Neighborhood Watch vigilance leads to seizure of drugs, weapons and stolen vehicles - 08/07/19

Update, 08/07/19 at 1:42 pm - Corrected names and ages



Cooper, Jessie Kyle (AGE: 31)

Charges: Unauthorized use of motor vehicle x 2, reckless endangering



Arthur, Bodie David (AGE: 37)

Charges: Out of County Felony warrant


Original Release, 08/06/19 at 4:14 PM

INCIDENT DATE AND TIME: August 5th, 2019 at 9:00 am

REPORTING DEPUTY: Sergeant Craig Ricker



Cooper, Jessie (AGE: 32)

Charges: Unauthorized use of motor vehicle x 2, reckless endangering



Bodie, David (AGE: 39)

Charges: Out of County Felony warrant


DETAILS: On August 5th, 2019 at approximately 9:00 am, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office responded to 129 Patrick Drive to attempt to locate multiple stolen vehicles located on the property.

Deputies located and recovered a 2018 John Deere Excavator ($39,000), car trailer, and 2017 34’ Travel Trailer.

Deputies contacted five suspects related to the activity on the property and gained consent to the search the travel trailer. During the search Deputies seized the following items:

  • 21.8 grams of Methamphetamine
  • 39 grams of Heroin
  • 5 grams of Cocaine
  • 220 pounds of Marijuana
  • Liquid Codeine
  • Morphine
  • Large quantity of illegal prescription pills
  • Drug scales and packaging materials
  • Over $4200.00 in cash related to drug sales
  • 1 recovered stolen firearm and 5 additional firearms
  • Stolen license plate

At the conclusion of the investigation two subjects were lodged at the Josephine County Jail. Additional subjects contacted are still under investigation related to the illegal activity occurring at the residence.

The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank Neighborhood Watch groups for their partnership and helping keep our communities safe. In this case the Neighborhood Watch group provided critical information over the past two weeks regarding the illegal drug activity at the location. Additionally, The Office extends its gratitude to the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement Team for this ongoing investigation.

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