Date/Time of Release: 04/16/2012 - 11:20
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Subject Arrested for Weapon Violation
Date/Time of Incident: 04/15/2012 - 22:00
Incident Location: 3737 Melrose Road, Melrose Store, Roseburg, OR
Case Number: 12-1535
Victim: Melrose Store
Arrested: Campos, Joseph Charles / 27 yoa / Roseburg, OR
On Sunday, April 15th, 2012, at about 2200 hours, a citizen in the 3000 block of Melrose Road called 911 to report hearing gunshots in the area of the Melrose Store (the store was closed) and three males leaving the area. The caller also reported hearing the alarm sounding at the store.
Deputies along with Roseburg Police Officers responded and found the front door of the Melrose Store was shattered. Roseburg officers searching the area located Joseph Campos walking in the 1000 block of Cleveland Hill Road. Campos was taken into custody on charges relating to the shooting of the window. Campos was found to be in possession of a 22 caliber semi-automatic pistol. Campos was transported to the county jail where he was lodged on Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Attempting to Use or Cary a Dangerous Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Second Degree Criminal Mischief charges.
A Roseburg K-9 officer located the second two subjects who had been with Campos. They were hiding in a field in the 1000 block of Cleveland Hill Road. One subject, a 17 year old male, was taken into custody for probation violation and lodged at the Juvenile Detention Center. The other subject, a 39 year old male, was released and not charged.