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UPDATE: man wanted on weapons charge arrested

Jay Kenneth Yarbrough was located Sunday near Powers and arrested without incident.
/ Source: KMTR-TV

COOS COUNTY, Ore. (KMTR) - Jay Kenneth Yarbrough was located Sunday near Powers and arrested without incident.

On the afternoon of Sunday, June 23 the Coos County Sheriff’s Office began receiving reports from the area of Powers regarding a possible location of a wanted person, Jay Kenneth Yarbrough.  

The reports revolved around information the suspect camping on an island in the South Fork of the Coquille River near the Powers Airport.  
Sheriff’s Deputies left the Coquille area and were travelling toward Powers to investigate the reports when Sherriff’s Office Dispatch Center received information that the suspect’s vehicle, a silver Ford flatbed pickup, was just observed on Powers Highway near Hayes Hill / MP 12.  
Sheriff’s Deputies in the area quickly spotted the flatbed pickup heading north. As deputies passed the vehicle it was observed that the passenger in the pickup trucked ducked their head in order to avoid looking at the deputies as the vehicles passed one another. 
A traffic stop was made of the vehicle near mile post 7 on Powers Highway and Jay Kenneth Yarborough was taken into custody without incident. The driver, Tina Rossback was also taken into custody.

Yarbrough was arrested on Coos Bay’s warrant that stemmed from their incident on Hull Street a couple of weeks ago and Tina Rossback was arrested for harboring a fugitive. Both were transported to and lodged in the Coos County Jail.  

Yarborough and Ross are being held with bail in the amount of $25,000 each.

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