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Police catch suspected car thief
February 21, 2014 08:06 pm

One of four people in a stolen Jeep pulled over by police Friday is handcuffed and placed in a patrol car.

Authorities arrested two people without incident Friday morning after a Brookings Police officer identified a stolen car driving through town.

Officer Kyle Kennedy was about to stop the driver of a 1993 Jeep for not wearing a seatbelt when a radio check of the vehicle’s license place found the SUV and the plates were reported stolen in Seaside five days ago. 

Kennedy, assisted by another police officer and several Curry County Sheriff’s deputies, surrounded the car in the parking lot of the South Coast Shopping Center and order the driver and three passengers out of the vehicle. 

The driver, Ernest Nowe, 55, of Crescent City, was arrested and charged with vehicle theft. Passenger Rebecca Naves, 41, of Roseburg was charged with possession of meth.


Front row seat
February 19, 2014 09:24 am

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Steve O’Hearne snaps photos of giant, storm-driven surf from a safe place on the rocks near Brookings’ Chetco Point on Sunday afternoon. More rain and rough seas are expected today through Thursday.    

Opening statements in Vonnevin case
February 19, 2014 09:20 am

More than a year after he allegedly participated in an assault that almost left a man dead on the beach in Port Orford, Allen Douglas Vonnevin had his day in court Tuesday.

Vonnevin, 34, and Glen Burkhow, 33, are accused of attempted murder in the Jan. 12, 2013 incident. 


More rain for saturated Curry County coast
February 15, 2014 10:32 am

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Another two 2 to 3 inches of rain is forecast today (Feb. 15) as the latest in a week-long series of storms arrives, accompanied by high winds, with gusts of 35 to 45 mph on the coast and up to 60 mph along sections of Highway 199. 

A flood watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Saturday for Curry County, as is a landslide warning. 

County officials explore tax solutions
February 15, 2014 10:25 am

Curry County Sheriff John Bishop has a few ideas he garnered from the Public Safety Summit meeting last month, and thinks they might be plausible — albeit, partial — solutions to the county’s financial woes.

They include a property tax, gas tax and address tax.

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