Suspects sought in golf course vandalism

By Jane Stebbins, Pilot staff writer November 09, 2012 09:13 pm

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office is looking to the public for help in solving a case in which vandals broke into the Cedar Bend Golf Course seven miles north of Gold Beach and damaged golf carts, buildings and grounds.

According to Sheriff John Bishop, an employee from the golf course called the sheriff at 7:22 a.m. Nov. 6 to report the damage.

Sheriff’s Deputy Joel Hensley and Det. Dave Gardner determined someone broke into the storage buildings where golf carts were stored.


Authorities believe the suspect or suspects drove the golf carts onto various grounds and damaged the grounds and the golf carts.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 541-247-3242 or 1-800-543-8471. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Curry County Crime Stoppers at 888-974-0000.

Crime Stoppers is a private, nonprofit group that works with law enforcement to collect information from anonymous citizens and can give cash rewards to those who provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those involved.