Ashland Exclusion Zone Bans Nine People

ASHLAND, Ore. — Several months have passed since Ashland Police began enforcing a “Three Strikes, You’re Out” policy for repeat offenders in downtown Ashland. Store owner Fredrica Lawerence says transients and some homeless can scare people away from downtown and effectively scaring business away. “They’ll just walk around them, go out into the street and … Continue reading »

Five People Qualify To Be Excluded

ASHLAND, Ore. — Five people are on the list to be banned from downtown Ashland. The police chief said the majority of the violators have failed repeatedly to show up to court. These individuals have been breaking various city rules, like defecating in public, trespassing or furnishing alcohol to a minor. Two out of five … Continue reading »