Child Sex Abuse Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore.– A man is facing charges of child sex abuse after being investigated for an illegal mushroom grow. Last February, Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement investigators searched a home on West 11th street in Medford, and a storage unit on Highbanks Road in Central Point. They said Ernest Taylor was arrested after finding … Continue reading »

Child Abuse Recognition Class

MEDFORD, Ore. — April is Child Abuse Awareness month.  There were 69,096 reports of child abuse in Oregon last year. 30,850 of those cases were investigated.  6,332 were founded or confirmed cases, involving more than 10-thousand kids. 845 of those kids were in Jackson County. Experts say those numbers reinforce the importance of reporting suspected … Continue reading »

More Charges for Foster Parent

MEDFORD, Ore. — More charges are being added for a Medford foster parent accused of sexually abusing two children in his care. 77-year-old James Mobley was arrested earlier this month on charges of sex abuse. Now Mobley is also being charged with private indecency. The biological mother of a third child in Mobley’s care says … Continue reading »

FBI Searches for Accused Child Abuser

PORTLAND, Ore. — Law enforcement is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who may be involved in child abuse. Initial images and videos of the unidentified adult male being photographed while engaging in sexually explicit activities with a child were first recorded by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in April … Continue reading »