Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary

Lantana, Fla. (CNN) — Rapper turned reality TV star Vanilla Ice is facing some real-life burglary charges. Ice – whose real name is Robert VanWinkle – currently renovates and flips homes for his TV show on the DIY network. According to police, VanWinkle was renovating a house in Lantana, Florida when he allegedly took part … Continue reading »

House Broken Into While Residents Home

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are trying to find a man who broke into a house on the 1800 block of Hybiscus St. – while the residents were at home. According to Medford Police, at about 10:30 Tuesday night, a man living at the home heard noises in his garage and went to investigate. As he … Continue reading »

Police Seeking Help to Identify Suspects

MEDFORD, Ore.– Police are asking the public to help them identity people who they say were at the center of burglaries, or planned to do so. Police said one suspect, shown to the right,┬áheaded into the Purple Parrot on Highland Drive with the intention of robbing the place. They said he took off in an … Continue reading »

Comfort Inn Burglary Leads to Arrest

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is facing charges after allegedly stealing from the Comfort Inn on E. Stewart Ave. According to investigators, an employee caught the man – now identified as 38 year-old James Rapae – hiding in a storage closet with some of the hotel’s property. Rapae apparently pushed the employee and ran away, … Continue reading »

Bold Burglar Hits Three Homes in Daytime

  MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police said a burglar hit a neighborhood in East Medford this week while many people were at work. Police said the “daytime burglar” stole from three homes in the same area. One is in the 900 block of Sunrise and two more in the 2200 block of Aloha Street. Police said … Continue reading »

Footprints Lead Police to Burglar

    MEDFORD, Ore. — A local man faces charges after allegedly leaving muddy foot prints at the scene of a burglary that led to his front door. On Monday, officers responded to the apartments in the 1st block of Mace Rd. after a victim reported a break in and theft of a computer, sword, … Continue reading »

Man Facing Burglary and Arson Charges

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are investigating a series of thefts and an arson that are all believed to be connected to one man. Early Saturday morning, police responded to a report of a shed that had been ignited on the 1,000 block of northeast 6th St. Later that day, Grants Pass Police was called … Continue reading »

Neighbors on High Alert After Burglaries

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are on the search for the person responsible for two burglaries on Table Rock Road. The burglaries happened just hours apart and are just blocks away from each other. Medford Police said it already heavily patrols the area, but officers are on even higher alert looking for anything suspicious. Neighbors in … Continue reading »

Josephine County Food Bank Burglarized

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Food Bank is recovering after thieves broke into one of their properties, stealing $5,000 worth of tools and equipment. The burglary happened at Raptor Creek Farm on September 11. At least one person broke through the front gate and used bolt cutters to break open a lock and … Continue reading »

Medford Sees Spike In Burglaries

MEDFORD, Ore. — Through May of 2014, the Medford Police Department investigated 251 cases of burglary which is a 10 percent increase from the same time period last year. With the warmer weather and vacation season, officials say some cars and homes are most vulnerable heading into the summer months. With another burglary on Florence … Continue reading »

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