Wanted Coos Bay Man in Custody

Near POWERS, Ore. — A wanted Coos Bay man is behind bars after police arrested him Sunday for having a stockpile of weapons and homemade explosives in his home.

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says it heard reports that 38-year-old Jay Kenneth Yarbrough was camping on an island in the South Fork of the Coquille River near the Powers Airport. While investigating, deputies say they spotted Yarbrough’s vehicle driving on Powers Highway and pulled it over.

Deputies arrested Yarbrough and the driver, 48-year-old Tina Rossback, who faces charges of harboring a fugitive.

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