Another Search for Hannah Thomas-Garner

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Search and rescue crews spent hours on Saturday combing the 90-acre area near mile marker 13 on Dead Indian Memorial Road. Volunteers were looking for any new information that may point to the whereabouts of missing teen, Hannah Thomas Garner. “We [were] out here at the request of the Ashland Police Department. … Continue reading »

Vandals “Disarm” Iron Mike Statue

ASHLAND, Ore. — The “Iron Mike” statue in Ashland is now missing an important part of his gear. That piece of gear missing is his rifle. Ashland Police say it’s likely a simple act of mischief given the fact that the statue isn’t very polarizing. Still, it’s an expensive one, and one of several acts … Continue reading »

New ‘Bait Bike’ For Ashland Police

ASHLAND, Ore. — Three arrests have been made in the last day with Ashland’s Bait Bike program, but for the first time, the police are able to charge the thieves with a first degree felony instead of just a misdemeanor. The Bait Bike program was implemented in October of last year, and up until now, … Continue reading »

“You Have Options” Program Launches

ASHLAND, Ore. – Women who are sexually assaulted have another resource on their side. Ashland Police has worked with several women advocacy groups, trying to find out what’s holding back victims of sexual assault from reporting the incident. Now, they’re providing an anonymous online reporting system to give women courage. There’s also a 24 hour … Continue reading »

New Options For Reporting Sexual Assault

ASHLAND, Ore. – Local advocacy groups and police are working together to help victims of sexual assault in the city of Ashland. Beginning in the new year, the Ashland Police Department said they will launch a formal campaign for sexual assault reporting within the city. Ashland Police said in a press release that this program … Continue reading »