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****Second Update - Oregon State Police Asking for Publics Help*** Oregon State Police Investigate Shooting in Josephine County (Photo)In the early morning hours of April 20, 2017, the Oregon State Police SWAT served a search warrant on a residence in Wolf Creek. OSP Criminal Division had information that 35 year old Jacy Kevin MCMANUS was in the residence. There is a state wide felony warrant for MCMANUS related to the shooting that occurred on April 7, 2017 in Wolf Creek. The victim in the shooting is 55 year old Conal MORAN.
OSP detectives made an arrest of another subject, but they did not locate MCMANUS. MCMANUS is 5'11", 185 pounds with, brown hair (possibly freshly shaved head), blue eyes and a goatee. He has tattoos on the front of his shins (white pride) and on his knuckles (pain). He was last seen wearing a black Glendale Pirates hooded sweatshirt with tan or green pants.
If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of MCMANUS, they are asked to call OSP dispatch at 541-776-6111.
The Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division is asking for the public's help in locating Jacy Kevin MCMANUS, who is a person of interest in the shooting that took place in Wolf Creek in the early evening hours of April 6, 2017.
The person of interest is 35 year old, Jacy Kevin MCMANUS and is from the Wolf Creek/Roseburg area. He is 5'11", 185 pounds with, brown hair (freshly shaved head), blue eyes and a goatee. He has tattoos on the front of his shins (white pride) and on his knuckles (pain). He was last seen wearing a black Glendale Pirates hooded sweatshirt with tan or green pants.
If located, do not contact MCMANUS as he may be armed; contact the Oregon State Police at 541-776-6111.
The victim in the shooting is 55 year old, Conal Moran, of the Wolf Creek area. He remains in the hospital at this time. No further information is available on his condition.
On April 6, 2017 at about 5:00pm, the Oregon State Police responded to the Wolf Creek area on a shooting off of Lower Wolf Creek Road, which is about 18 miles north of Grants Pass in Josephine County.
Oregon State Police Troopers and Josephine County Deputies secured the scene while Oregon State Police Detectives responded to investigate. The Preliminary investigation determined that one male was shot, transported to Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford and his injuries are non-life threatening at this time.
The investigation in ongoing and the suspect, although not in custody is not a threat to the community.
There is no further information available at this time.
On April 19, 2017, shortly after 5:00pm, law enforcement responded to an address on Placer Road in Sunny Valley for a reported shooting. When law enforcement arrived they located one deceased male, believed the incident was suspicious in nature and the Josephine County (MCRT) Major Crime Response Team was activated.
When detectives arrived on scene they located 54 year old, Randy Allen HUMMEL of Sunny Valley, deceased as the result of a gunshot wound. The Oregon State Police Forensic personnel responded to assist with the investigation.
The detectives quickly identified a suspect, 40 year old Amber Ellen SELLS of Sunny Valley. SELLS was subsequently arrested and lodged in the Josephine County Jail on the charge of Murder after consultation with the Josephine County District Attorney's office.
The MCRT is comprised of members from Oregon State Police, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Josephine County District Attorney's office and the Josephine County Sheriff's office.
There is no further information that will be released at this time as this is an ongoing investigation.
On April 18, 2017, Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division (Roseburg) Troopers cited a Roseburg man following an investigation into several wildlife offenses which occurred on Steamboat Creek, a longtime protected steelhead fish rearing stream in Douglas County. The violations occurred during multiple angling trips during 2014 and 2016.
Jody Michael SMITH, 37 years of age, from the Roseburg area was cited for Unlawful Take/Possession of Non-Fin Clipped Steelhead, Angling Closed Stream (Steamboat Creek), and Aiding/ Counseling in a Wildlife Offense. Additional charges may be filed after the District Attorney's office reviews the case.
Two adult companions were issued warnings. Jeff PASCHALL, 46 years of age from Roseburg was warned for Angling Closed Stream and James CARNER, 43 years of age from Bend was warned for Aiding in a Wildlife Offense.
On April 17, 2017, at about 3:30pm a Senior Trooper stationed in the McMinnville Patrol office conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Jeep Liberty regarding a driving complaint on Highway 18 near Highway 99W.
During the traffic stop the Trooper saw indications of criminal activity and received consent to search the vehicle. Approximately 4 ounces of Cocaine, $7350.00, and a 9mm handgun was seized.
Both subjects in the vehicle were lodged in Yamhill County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Unlawful Delivery of Cocaine, and Possession of a Concealed Firearm, the passenger was also lodged for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance - Schedule II.
The driver was identified as 24 year old Ahmed SUMAILAN from Klamath Falls.
The passenger was identified as 20 year old Patricia WALKER from Sprague River.
On April 19, 2017, at approximately 12:15am, the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle versus a pedestrian crash on Hwy 34 near Colorado Lake Road, approximately milepost 2.5. This is approximately 2.5 miles east of Corvallis, in Linn County.
The preliminary investigation determined that a 2002 Buick, operated by Patrick FARINA, 49 years old from Alsea, OR was traveling westbound on Hwy 34 when a female, Janet Irene STEELE, 38 years old from Albany, OR stepped into the lane of travel and was stuck by the vehicle. Medical personnel responded, but STEELE died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.
The driver, FARINA, is cooperating with the investigation and no charges are anticipated at this time.
The Oregon State Police was assisted by Corvallis Police Department, Linn County Sheriff's office and the Oregon Department of Transportation. There are no photos available.