Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
Emergency Messages as of 8:10 am, Tue. Aug. 20
No information currently posted. Operating as usual.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office. Please use any browser other than Internet Explorer.
Primary email address for a new account:

Emergency Alerts News Releases  
And/or follow our FlashAlerts via Twitter

About FlashAlert on Twitter:

FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.

Click here to add Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office to your Twitter account or create one.

Hide this Message


Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
Update: Riddle Death Investigation - 08/06/19

UPDATE 08/06/2019 10:45 PM

RIDDLE, Ore. - Detectives have concluded their preliminary investigation into the death of a man reported on Tuesday August 6, 2019, in the 3000-block of Glenbrook Loop Road in Riddle. Detectives have determined the deceased male, 43 year-old Anthony Martin Malatino of Glendale, died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

No additional information is expected to be released. 

Next of kin has been notified. 

###

ORIGINAL RELEASE 08/06/2019 11:08 AM

RIDDLE, Ore. - The Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation in the 3000-block of Glenbrook Loop Road. 

At 7:41 am, dispatchers received a report of a possible medical aid. Deputies responded along with officers from Myrtle Creek Police Department at Oregon State Police and found a male subject deceased outside of the home. Detectives and the Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office are currently on scene conducting an investigation into the nature of the death.

"It is too early in the investigation to determine if the death is the result of violence or suicide," said Sgt. Brad O'Dell. "We do not believe there is an ongoing risk to public safety," O'Dell added. 

Anyone with information which may assist in the investigation is asked to contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Investigations Division at 541-440-4458.

Case #19-3616 

View more news releases from Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office.