“You Have Options” In 20/20 Spotlight

ASHLAND, Ore. — A program at Southern Oregon University will be in the national spotlight Friday night on ABC’s “20/20″. The program is called “You Have Options” and it was developed by Ashland Police to help victims of sexual assault. SOU representatives say one of the marks of the program’s success is helping victims deal … Continue reading »

Ashland Seeking New Police Chief

ASHLAND, Ore.– The search for a new chief of police is underway in the city of Ashland. Current Ashland Police Chief, Terry Holderness, submitted a memo to the city in November that he would be retiring in April. This week the Ashland City Council had it’s first workshop on potential candidates to fill the position. … Continue reading »

Garner’s Disappearance Remains a Mystery

ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s been nearly a month since the suspicious disappearance of 17-year-old Hannah Thomas-Garner. Now community members are anxiously awaiting answers in the case — and are asking police to consider changing it to a criminal investigation. Garner’s disappearance is not only affecting her family, but also her friends, classmates, and the entire … Continue reading »

Vigil to Bring Hannah Home

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Hannah Thomas-Garner was last seen at a house party on November 29. More than two weeks after her disappearance family and friends gathered in the Ashland Plaza for a vigil.   Candles were provided and people were given the opportunity to say a few words about Hannah, their hope for her … Continue reading »

Search for 7 Year-Old Ends in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – A 7 year-old missing from McMinnville since Wednesday is safe, after her father turned himself in to Ashland Police. According to McMinnville Police Captain Dennis Marks, Paul Bute picked his daughter Reagan up early from school Wednesday morning. He lost custody of Reagan a short time later in the day, making the … Continue reading »

Sexual Assault Under Investigation

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police is looking for the public’s help in identifying a possible sexual assault suspect. Officers were called to Ashland Community Hospital to investigate what appears to be a case of sexual assault. Apparently the incident occurred sometime between 3:00 and 4:45am on the morning of October 4th in the area of … Continue reading »

Police Looking for Missing Ashland Woman

ASHLAND, Ore — Police are searching for a 28 year-old missing Ashland woman by the name of Cassandra Maureen Barondeau. Barondeau is known to be a transient and drifts from town to town. However, she has not been in contact with her family for over 10 days. This is considered unusual behavior by the family. Barondeau is … Continue reading »

Police Looking for Missing Ashland Woman

ASHLAND, Ore. — Police in Ashland are searching for a missing woman. Sara Jennings, is a 46 year old white female who is 5’1″ and 105 lbs. She has not been heard from since June 28, 2014. Jennings is believed to be driving a silver Toyota Camry 4 door bearing Oregon plate 190DSE. At this time … Continue reading »

Deputies Shot, Killed Ashland Man

[UPDATE 2:35 PM] Sheriff Mike Winters says two deputies shot and killed 74 year old Earl Harris at his home outside of Ashland yesterday morning. They were there to serve a foreclosure notice. Based on previous attempts to serve similar notices, they had a 4-man swat team at the scene. Harris apparently came out of his … Continue reading »

Ashland PD Host Shop With A Cop Event

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police officers spent the morning searching through the aisles for gifts at the top of 16 kids’ wish lists. Saturday marked the 4th Annual “Shop with a Cop” Event. Each child got to spend a 100 dollar gift card at Walmart. Ashland Police officers helped the kids pick out their favorite … Continue reading »

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