Coos Bay Police Investigate Man’s Death

COOS BAY, Ore. — Coos Bay police are investigating the death of a man found dead in his home. Officers were called to Christopher Koester’s home around 5 p.m. Sunday for a report of someone not breathing. Investigators say Koester’s died under what they are calling suspicious circumstances. No word yet on how investigators think … Continue reading »

Coos Bay Man Facing Rape Charges

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay man is facing rape and sex abuse charges, accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve been trying to find the girl, since she was reported missing in early February. They found her on March 3. They arrested 46-year-old … Continue reading »

Coos Bay Woman Arrested for Trespassing

COOS BAY, Ore. — Deputies arrested a woman after a bizarre incident at the Oregon Department of Forestry. They say a woman barged into the lobby of the ODF on Tuesday and then screamed and yelled for 10 minutes. Employees were able to get her outside and lock the door, but she refused to leave … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Assaulting Girlfriend

COOS BAY, Ore. — A North Bend man is in jail after police say he broke into an apartment and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Coos Bay police say Friday afternoon a woman called from the 200 block of South Schoneman Street, saying her ex-boyfriend broke into her friend’s apartment, hit her on the head, and sprayed … Continue reading »

Coos Bay Arson Suspect Arrested

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay woman is in jail after deputies say she lit a dumpster on fire. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the 63000 block of Boat Basin Road around 9 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say a dumpster in the Seaport RV Park had been lit on fire. After … Continue reading »

Woman Sentenced for Mom’s Death

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay woman will spend more than six years in prison, after pleading guilty to manslaughter, following the death of her elderly mother. Vana Boren, 54, was originally charged with murder by abuse but took a plea deal, so that charge was dropped. Her 87-year-old mother Willa Faye Boren, died … Continue reading »

Coos Bay Man Faces Assault Charges

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay man is facing assault charges after he cut his mom with a knife. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says around midnight they responded to an incident on the 61000 block of Old Wagon Road. It says 32-year-old Troy Farless had cut his mom with a knife during a … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Assaulting Women

COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coos Bay man was sentenced 85 months in prison for assaulting two women earlier this year. On Jan. 31, Douglas Reed was seen assaulting a woman and dragging her into a nearby house. When police arrived, they discovered a second female victim inside the house who said she had also … Continue reading »