Residents Evacuate Safely from Fire

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Southern Oregon firefighters battled a structure fire Monday morning in Central Point. Around 9 a.m. Fire District 3 and Medford Fire responded to the fire on the 500 block of village drive in central point. Crews arrived and found the second story of the home fully engulfed in flames. They were … Continue reading »

Central Point School Locked Down

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Jewett Elementary School was placed on lockdown on Monday morning after police say a handgun was found at the school entrance on the school’s property. Police say there were no threats of violence made toward students or school employees. Officers did a thorough search of the school and determined the school … Continue reading »

Central Point Man Jailed After Chase

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Central Point man is behind bars after leading police on a midnight chase. An OSP trooper attempted to stop a 1994 Honda Accord on Highway 99 at Highway 62 after it eluded Central Point police. The driver was later identified as 24-year-old Cody Rea Ledezma. Ledezma continued to attempt to elude … Continue reading »

Central Point Police Search For Suspect

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Police are searching for a man who they say entered a 7-11 in Central Point just after midnight and brandished a weapon, demanding money from the store clerk. Police say the suspect was handed an unknown amount of money, and then left the store in an unknown direction. The suspect is … Continue reading »

Police Presence Calms School Concerns

CENTRAL POINT, Ore., – For the past week, school officials and police across the Rogue Valley have responded to internet rumors of threats against local schools. Those threats were determined to be unfounded, but police wanted to be at schools to calm any concerns there still may have been. Central Point Police visited every school … Continue reading »

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