ROSEBURG, Ore. – Detectives are investigating a homicide which occurred in the Green District late Monday night. On Monday, October 16, 2023, shortly after 11:00 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received a report of a male lying in a driveway who appeared to be deceased in the 100-block of Speedway Road in the Green District. Deputies arrived on scene and determined the male to be deceased as a result of a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Ronnie Keith James Crabtree of Roseburg. During the course of the investigation, evidence was developed which led to the apprehension and arrest of 24-year-old Jacob Taylor Robinson of Winston. Robinson was lodged at the Douglas County Jail on Second Degree Murder and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. There is no ongoing threat to the public. Anyone who may have heard or observed anything or who holds information which may be related to the homicide is encouraged to contact investigators at (541) 440-4458. The Douglas County Major Crimes Team is continuing the investigation, which is being led by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The Douglas County Major Crimes Team consists of investigators from the Sheriff’s Office, Roseburg Police Department and Oregon State Police working in consultation with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office.
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