Man Arrested on Sex Abuse, Drug Charges

ASHLAND, Ore. — The owner of a popular café in Ashland is now behind bars on multiple charges of sexual abuse and drug distribution to minors. Ashland Police say Christopher Iverson has been under investigation since 2011 when the department got word that he was giving drugs to people at “after parties” at his business. … Continue reading »

Two Years Since Grubbs Murder

ASHLAND, Ore. — Today marks the two year anniversary of David Grubbs’ death. Flowers and ornaments still sit on the Ashland bike path where David Grubbs was found dead, nearly decapitated. Police have received hundreds of tips throughout the last two years, but have no suspects, stating this case is an active investigation. Two years … Continue reading »

The Grubbs Investigation: 2 Years Later

ASHLAND, Ore. — Today marks the two year anniversary of the brutal murder of David Grubbs. Grubbs is the young man who was murdered while walking home along the Ashland bike path on November 19, 2011. Police are still actively investigating any tips or leads they get, but nothing has turned up so far. Grubb’s … Continue reading »

Ashland Police Baiting Bike Thieves

ASHLAND, Ore. — Bike thefts rank the highest when it comes to property crimes in Ashland, now the Ashland Police Department is doing something about it. In an effort to decrease the number of bike thefts, police are placing “bait” bikes around the city. These bikes are equipped with a GPS tracking device that alerts … Continue reading »

Ashland Discuss Police Station Renewal

ASHLAND, Ore. — The lease is up at the end of the month for the small police station at the Ashland Plaza. In the five years since the station was first put in place, both Ashland Police and local businesses say the presence alone has made a big impact in the surrounding area. The station … Continue reading »

Child Sex Abuse Investigation In Ashland

UPDATE: The Ashland Police Department arrested Torin Eggers at a residence in Ashland at approximately 9:20 p.m. on November 29. ASHLAND, Ore. – The Southern Oregon High Tech Crime Task Force found more than 200 photos and 6 videos of child pornography on an Ashland man’s media storage card. Officials said 29-year-old Torin Eggers downloaded the … Continue reading »

Man Threatens Hotel Employee With Gun

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police are looking for a man they say went into the Plaza Hotel approached a woman with a handgun and threatened her. It happened at 10 a.m. on Friday morning. The hotel’s employee was able to run away from the suspect and call police. They evacuated the hotel and did a … Continue reading »

Police Increase Patrols For Halloween

ASHLAND, Ore. – Halloween is considered one of the deadliest holiday’s for pedestrians and especially children. Whether you’re trick or treating with kids or out and about at the bars tonight, multiple law enforcement officers will be saturating the Southern Oregon area. Candy, costumes and lights a few elements of Halloween that make this holiday … 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 »

Ashland Suspect Charged In Car Break-Ins

ASHLAND, Ore. – A suspect is facing charges after a series of car break ins in downtown Ashland lead police to arrest him. The drivers of 4 cars in Ashland woke up Friday morning to find their cars broken into; in some cases, windows were smashed in and property was stolen. All of the break-ins … Continue reading »

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