A report of a "burglary to a residence & garbage left in yard," led to a foot chase and K9 track in Coos Bay Wednesday morning, April 3. According to an entry on the Coos Co. Sheriff's log for 8:02 a.m., "while investigating this incident, suspect Stemen fled area possibly in possession of rifle taken." Beau Stemen fled on foot into woods, possibly armed. CBPD assisted with the K9 track. Later, at 12:40 p.m., Welch Road, Coos Bay, "theft of items from trailer at location. Suspect Stemen was observed fleeing nearby scene in possession of rifle taken in this incident, CBPD responded, assisted with dog track. Suspect unable to locate." APD issued for Probable Cause arrest on charges of Theft I, "possibly still in possession of .270 caliber rifle, wood stock."
According to an entry on the Coos Co. Sheriff's log for Wednesday, April 3, 8:26 a.m., Bandon, "moved away 2 weeks ago, came home and found large indoor and outdoor marijuana grow, is very afraid."
According to an entry on the Coos Co. Sheriff's log for Wednesday, April 3, 8:47 a.m., Old Broadbent Road, Myrtle Point, "came into office to report the theft of a battery pack for her electric fence that surrounds their field near MP 1 on Old Broadbent Road. Theft occurred sometime overnight. Wire fence had to be cut on both sides of the battery pack. Stolen property Speedlite AN 20 Battery Pack, red & black in color, value $83. No suspects."
It's the grandparent scam. According to an entry on the Coos Co. Sheriff's log for Wednesday, April 3, 11:46 a.m., Coos Bay, "call from subject claiming to be grandson in jail in Puerta Prince, Mexico, needs $2,000 in 2 hours for arrest on drug charges." Suspect gave call back number and also provided number allegedly to American Embassy. Information was forwarded to the U.S. Attorney General via email form.