2 south Douglas County cases lead to 3 burglary arrests

Arrested: William McGarvey, Amy Meyer & Sara Raatz (Douglas County Sheriff's Office booking photos)

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- Two different burglary investigations in south Douglas County Sunday led to the arrest of three people, the sheriff's office said.

Around 7 p.m. on Sunday, a deputy was dispatched to a report of a burglary in progress in the 600 block of E. Third Avenue in Riddle.

When the deputy arrived, he observed the suspect in a camper on the property and refused the deputy's orders to surrender and began running.

The deputy captured the suspect, 25-year-old William McGarvey of Myrtle Creek.

He was lodged at the Douglas County Jail for Burglary II, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Escape, Probation Violations and Warrants.

Around 2:50 a.m. Monday, a deputy conducting patrol observed a suspicious vehicle parked at the back corner of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Canyonville.

The deputy checked on it and noticed property outside the vehicle, which was unoccupied.

Deputies entered the building and found two female suspects inside, the report said.

35-year-old Amy S. Meyer of Canyonville and 32-year-old Sara R. Raatz (aka Sara Spangler) of Riddle were taken into custody without incident, police said.

Both Raatz and Meyer were found to be in possession of methamphetamine, the sheriff's office said.

Meyer was lodged for Burglary II, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Theft III.

Raatz was lodged on charges of Burglary II and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine.

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