Douglas County Sheriff's Office

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

John Hanlin
SHERIFF

 

 
Date/Time of Release:  03/31/2014 - 09:00
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Disturbance Involving a Rifle  
Date/Time of Incident:  03/30/2014 - 14:00
Incident Location:  23885 North Umpqua Hwy, Idleyld Park, OR  
Case Number:  14-1302  
Arrested:  Richardson, Alexander Houston / age 52 / Idleyld Park, OR

On Sunday, March 30, 2014, at about 1400 hours, the 911 center received a report of a disturbance at 23885 North Umpqua Hwy.

Alexander Richardson got into a physical altercation with a neighbor, then went across the street to Richardson's trailer and retrieved a 30-30 rifle. Richardson fired one round across the highway toward the adult male victim and several houses. Richardson then went back into his trailer.

Several deputies arrived at the scene and took Richardson into custody without further incident. Richardson was lodged in the county jail and charged with Attempted Second Degree Assault, Pointing a Firearm at Another Person, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Disorderly Conduct, Menacing and Recklessly Endangering.


     
     
     
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