Coos County Man Charged with Assault

Dereck PadgettCOQUILLE, Ore. — A Coos County man faces several charges, including strangulation and kidnapping.

Dereck Padgett, 40, is in the Coos County Jail on a half a million dollars bail.

Deputies say they were called to Coquille Valley Hospital Wednesday, after a woman was brought into the emergency room with serious injuries. The woman told police Padgett attacked her, while they were camping.

His bail is set at $545,000.

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