Douglas County Sheriff's Office

MEDIA RELEASE

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin
SHERIFF

 

 
Date/Time of Release:  02/01/2012 - 16:30
Contact Person:  Chris Merrifield  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Felony Theft by Deception  
Date/Time of Incident:  Nov. 2011 - 00:00
Incident Location:  Craig's List  
Case Number:  12-314  
Victim:  Douglas County Resident
Suspect:  Rojas, Marcus Anthony / DOB 09-27-69 / Roseubrg

In November of 2011 a Douglas County resident placed and add on Craig's List wanting to trade a motorcycle for mining claims. The add was responded to by Marcus Rojas of Roseburg. Rojas entered into an agreement with the owner of the motorcycle, and took possession of the motorcycle. Rojas then sold the motorcycle to a third party. The victim learned that Rojas had no legal rights to the claims he traded to him for the motorcycle. On 01-31-12, Rojas was interviewed by Detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. After the interview, Rojas was arrested and lodged at the Douglas County Jail on a charge of Theft I by Deception.


     
     
     
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