Suspect Given Conditional Release

ROSEBURG, Ore. — One of the suspects charged with throwing a rock off an I-5 overpass that injured a University of Oregon athlete appeared in court Wednesday. A judge allowed Hayden Tabor, of Sutherlin, to remain free while his case moves forward. He and Matthew McKinney are accused of tossing a rock from the overpass … Continue reading »

Men Involved in Rock Assault Arraigned

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The trial starts soon for two men accused of throwing a rock off an I-5 overpass that injured a UO athlete in┬áNov. 2012. Hayden Tabor, 21, is scheduled to be arraigned on Jan. 21 in Douglas County Circuit Court. Matthew McKinney, 21, was arraigned Monday. Both face charges of assault, reckless endangering, … Continue reading »

Tip Leads to Suspect’s Arrest

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The man suspected of throwing a rock off an overpass and injuring two University of Oregon students is behind bars. Troopers spent more than two months looking for the suspect. Thursday night, Oregon State Police detectives arrested 19-year-old Matthew McKinney, of Sutherlin. They think he’s the one who pulled the dangerous prank … Continue reading »

Arrest in Freeway Overpass Rock Throw

RICE HILL, Ore. — Oregon State Police have made an arrest in the case from November of last year in which a man allegedly threw a rock off of an I-5 overpass and hit a passing car. The suspect arrested is Mathew McKinney, 19, of Sutherlin. On Nov. 26, 2012, police say McKinney threw a … Continue reading »