Mom Arrested, Child Returned to Dad

MEDFORD, Ore. –  After being missing for nearly a year, a little boy is being reunited with his dad.  U.S. Marshals, Jackson County Sheriff’s Officers, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Human Services and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives all worked together to arrest the woman. Police have been looking for 31 … Continue reading »

Child Tests Positive for Meth

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Douglas County man is in jail after investigators say his three year-old daughter tested positive for meth. 34 year-old Ronald Locker faces several charges including child neglect and endangering the welfare of a minor. Police say they responded to Mercy Medical Center on May 1st. after the drug tests came back … Continue reading »

Portland Mom Unhappy With Arrest Policy

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland mother is looking to change the way police conduct arrests after her 9 year-old daughter was taken away in handcuffs. She says her daughter got into a fight with another 9 year-old at the boys and girls club. A couple of days later, officers came to her home, put her … Continue reading »

Neighbors of Drug Suspect Speak Out

PHOENIX, Ore.– 55-year-old Stephen Johnson of Phoenix was standing in the front yard of his home on the 4000 block of South Pacific Highway. Johnson could potentially be charged for unlawful distribution, possession, and manufacturing of methamphetamine, and he faces those same charges for heroin. When police searched his home today, they found over four ounces of … Continue reading »

Cave Junction Man Arrested for Stabbing

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A 22-year old man is behind bars today after an altercation and stabbing occurred Wednesday afternoon in Cave Junction. At about 4:23 p.m., an altercation broke out between two men who lived in separate trailers at 5646 Rockydale Rd. in Cave Junction. During the altercation, Brian F. Ellington Jr. allegedly stabbed … Continue reading »

Suspected Serial Arson Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have confirmed an arrest in an ongoing investigation into a string of vacant home arsons in Medford. Medford police, Medford Fire and Rescue, and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Fire and Rescue have investigated approximately 21 fires to vacant homes deemed suspicious or arson, which were primarily located in … Continue reading »

“El Chapo” Arrest Impacts in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of demonstrators in Mexico are demanding freedom for the drug lord “El Chapo.” Joaquin Guzman is one of the worlds most wanted men for drug trafficking, and his arrest could mean a hitch for local operations. Medford area drug and gang enforcement officers say they’ve been hearing his name since the … Continue reading »

Homeowner Catches Burglar

MEDFORD, Ore. — Around 7:38 a.m. on Thursday, February 20th, police were called to the 600 block of N. Berkeley Way to respond to a burglary call. Police arrived at the residence and took the suspect, Anthony Paul Mathis,  into custody without incidence. Just a few minutes earlier, Mathis was seen by a homeowner breaking … Continue reading »

Man Robs Person in Wheelchair

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is arrested for allegedly robbing a 63-year-old man for his lottery winnings. At about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Medford Police detectives arrested a suspect in a motel robbery that occurred on Dec. 22, 2013 at about 5:15 p.m. The suspect, Jesse Allen Lane, 26, is a transient in the Medford area … Continue reading »

Local DJ Accused of Counterfeiting Money

MEDFORD, Ore. — Counterfeit tens, twenties and hundreds were found by Medford police and officials said they were in the process of being produced when they served a search warrant last month. “Bills in all types of different parts of the process from the sheets to the finished bills. 10′s, 20′s and 100′s,” said Medford … Continue reading »

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