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Drunk Driver Sentenced In Roseburg

By Jim McCoy Thu 30th April Newsdrunk drivingmanslaughterShaun Lowry

A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 190 months in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter and assault as a result of a 2013 drunken driving accident.

The News-Review in Roseburg reports (http://bit.ly/1I10spr ) that Shaun Lowry was sentenced Wednesday for hitting and killing 24-year-old Amanda S. Bell in August 2013. He also injured Shawnasey E.Read More »

Reports Encouraging On Drunk Driving In Southern Oregon

By Jim McCoy Wed 4th February Newsdrunk drivingSuper Bowl 49
It was a quiet Super Bowl weekend for Jackson County law enforcement on the lookout for drunk drivers. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department reports there were no arrests for drunk driving last weekend as the Seahawks and Patriots squared off. Deputies did- however- recover one stolen vehicle and took a suspect into custody.

Grants Pass Police Report Busy Weekend For DUII Patrols

By Jim McCoy Mon 5th January Newsdrunk drivingGrants Pass Police
Law enforcement in Grants Pass found themselves busy over the weekend, joining forces with other agencies to keep impaired drivers off the streets. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety reports seven arrests during the New Year’s holiday weekend running from December 1st through midnight Sunday night. Two involved single-car accidents, with no injuries reported.

Medford Motorist Faces Drunk Driving, Hit & Run Charges

By Jim McCoy Thu 16th October Newsdrunk drivinghit and runKara Zach
A woman accused by witnesses of driving in a reckless manner in the vicinity of Poplar and McAndrews Road in Medford yesterday was arrested on DUII and hit and run charges. The Medford police say on their Facebook page that the car driven by 24-year old Kara Zach was later found in a parking lot on Poplar Drive, and she was contacted by police when she returned to the scene.Read More »

Saturation Patrols In Effect To Prevent Unsafe Holiday Driving

By Jim McCoy Fri 20th December Newsdrunk drivingsafe holiday travel
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the statewide DUII high visibility events that commenced last Friday the 13th and runs through Thursday, January 2, 2014.Read More »

Statistics Report From Super Bowl on Oregon Road Fatalities & Drunk Driving

The Oregon State Police say two died on Oregon roads during Super Bowl weekend. Alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor in one Sunday night crash that killed an 80-year old man on highway 213 in Clackamas County. Last year at this time, three people died in Oregon traffic accidents on Super Bowl weekend.Read More »

Oregon State Police Report On Road Fatalities and DUII Arrests

By Jim McCoy Wed 26th December Newsdrunk drivingholiday road patrols
The State Police say three people died in Oregon in traffic accidents during the Friday-Tuesday holiday period. They were a 21-year-old Newberg man who died Friday in a two-car crash on Highway 99E south of Woodburn, a 20-year-old West Linn man who died Sunday in a collision on Highway 26, and a 44-year-old Portland motorcyclist who died in a collision Monday. Troopers say they arrested 53Read More »


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