Craigslist Ad Lead to Car Theft

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sunday evening, a couple who claimed to be from Grants Pass came down to Medford to look at a car posted on Craigslist. Police said the seller had the car running as the two were talking about a potential deal, but then the buyer jumped in the car and took off. The … Continue reading »

Overnight Pursuit Suspect Arrested

**UPDATED** (6/5- 11:30 a.m.) MEDFORD, Ore — Medford police arrested a suspected car thief following a high speed pursuit early Tuesday morning after the driven vehicle had been reported stolen just hours before. The incident began Tuesday night when the suspect asked for a glass of water outside of a 37-year old Medford man’s apartment. … Continue reading »

Car Lot Owner Speaks Out On Triple Theft

MEDFORD, Ore. – Brad Murphy thought he had seen the last of Robert Johannessen the first time he was arrested on his property. But just hours later, he’s out of jail, and making an unwelcomed visit. “We were sitting right here eating watermelon and talking about what happened last night, and all of a sudden … Continue reading »

Three Arrested in Stolen Vehicle Chase

MEDFORD, Ore. – Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a late-night stolen vehicle car chase near the Medford and Central Point line. Robert Powelson, Miguel Delfin, and Juvenal Vega were seen driving a stolen vehicle near the pilot gas station on Pine Street. The car turned into a nearby Super 8 Motel on Hamrick Road, where witnesses … Continue reading »