Douglas County Sheriff's Office


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

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  11/20/2012 - 08:30
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Man Arrested for Second Degree Assault  
Date/Time of Incident:  11/19/2012 - 21:50
Incident Location:  19000 block Tiller Trail Hwy, Days Creek, OR  
Case Number:  12-5075  
Victim:  Gibbons, Gary Scott / 54 yoa / Days Creek, OR
Arrested:  Stanley, William Steven / 70 yoa / Days Creek, OR

On Monday, November 11, 2012, at about 2150 hours, deputies responded to a reported assault in the 19000 block of Tiller Trail Highway.

Deputies found 54 year old Gary Gibbons outside his residence suffering from multiple stab wounds to his chest. Gibbons was transported to Mercy Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition.

Deputies learned that Gibbons, 70 year old William Stanley and two other adults were at Gibbons residence. Gibbons and Stanley had been drinking and got into an altercation on the front porch. Stanley then pulled a knife and stabbed Gibbons several times in the chest.

Stanley was taken into custody without incident and lodged in the county jail on Second Degree Assault, Recklessly Endangering, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Harassment charges.

Stanley, William Steven    
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