Police Log: Caller’s neighbor is growing strand of psychedelic plants

November 17, 2018

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.



Douglas County sheriff

9:09 a.m. — Neighbor’s llamas and pigs are causing damage to the caller’s property in the 2700 block of Willis Creek Road, Winston.

9:38 a.m. — Caller wants to know when a car is going to be removed from a ditch in the 4700 block of Lookingglass Road, Roseburg.

12:30 p.m. — Caller believes their neighbor is growing a new strand of psychedelic plants that will spread quickly in the 300 block of Fifth Street, Dillard.

12:59 p.m. — An elderly woman is holding a sign offering oral sex in the 800 block of John Long Road, Oakland.

1:42 p.m. — A man has been sleeping under a debris pile in the 3700 block of Carnes Road, Roseburg.

2:51 p.m. — Sex crimes reported in Curtin.

3:05 p.m. — A man wearing a trench coat and dark pants is carrying a bottle of orange juice while walking down the middle of the road in the 4700 block of Northeast Stephens Street, Roseburg.

6:09 p.m. — Caller’s neighbors are shooting guns after he asked them to get their dog off his property in the 100 block of Crater Road, Tenmile.


4:12 p.m. — An elderly man is in a car that went off the road at the intersection of Old Melrose Road and Melrose Road, Roseburg.


The News-Review publishes the names of individuals who have been arrested on suspicion of at least one felony charge or three misdemeanors or a combination of felony and misdemeanor charges.


Douglas County sheriff

Joshua Dean Hopwood, 37, of Richland, on suspicion of attempting to elude a police officer by vehicle, driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving.

David Allen Ippolito, 52, of Sutherlin, on suspicion of methamphetamine possession, heroin possession and a parole violation.

Kerry Delana Riach, 35, of Canyonville, on suspicion of second-degree failure to appear, first-degree theft and depositing burning material in the forest or on the highway.

Roseburg police

Austin Craig Payne, 22, of Roseburg, on suspicion of heroin possession, attempting to commit a class A misdemeanor, unlawful motor vehicle entry, second-degree theft, methamphetamine possession, 18 counts of fraudulent credit card use, 18 counts of computer crime, 18 counts of identity theft, first-degree theft and second-degree forgery.

Winston police

Kyle David Fain, 26, of Roseburg, on suspicion of resisting arrest, failing to present an operator’s license, harassment, methamphetamine possession, attempting to commit a class C felony and a probation violation.

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