Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  08/14/2012 - 09:15
Contact Person:  Andrea Zielinski  
Contact Number:  541-440-4486  
Subject:  Stabbing  
Date/Time of Incident:  08/13/2012 - 21:09
Incident Location:  2661 Wild River Dr #10, Roseburg  
Case Number:  12-3536  
Victim:  Wagner,Norman Fay/ age 70 /2661 Wild River Dr #10, Roseburg
Cited:  Phipps,Johnny Martin/ age 53 /2661 Wild River Dr. #1, Roseburg

On August 13, 2012, at about 2109 hours, Douglas County Emergency Communications received a report of a disturbance between two males at a residence located at 2661 Wild River Drive, #10, Roseburg. It was reported that a bottle had been used in the altercation and both men were injured.

Upon arrival to the scene deputies contacted Norman Wagner, age 70 and Johnny Phipps, age 53. According to witnesses the two men were heard fighting and then during the altercation, Phipps struck and then stabbed Wagner with a broken bottle.

Wagner had a very large cut on his neck, his torso and his left ring finger. Phipps had a cut on his head. Both men were transported to Mercy Medical Center.

Phipps was cited with Assault I.

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