District Attorney Vacancy in JoCo

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon’s governor is searching for the next district attorney for Josephine County. With only a few months left until the current District Attorney Stephen Campbell leaves office, time is running out to find a replacement. Two years into his third term, Campbell said “I just decided it was time” to step … Continue reading »

Jackson County Heads Region in CART

Medford, Ore. — If there is a ever child abduction case in Southern Oregon, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office now holds the lead role for coordinating a multi-agency response. The Child Abduction Response Team or CART just finished a re-certification process and is now one of only 20 with that certification in the country and … Continue reading »

Police Shooting Investigation Continues

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County District Attorney Beth Heckert still has no timeline for a grand jury to hear evidence in last Thursday’s officer involved shooting. Heckert says her office and Medford Police Department are investigating the incident. The agencies investigating the shooting will interview witnesses, gather evidence, and process evidence, before they present the … Continue reading »

Patrol Officers Keep Eye Out For Vehicle

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police and the public have the description of a vehicle seen leaving the scene of the bombing in downtown Medford Wednesday morning at the District Attorney’s office.   So now, police patroling the streets of Medford are  on the lookout. “We try to take in as much information as we can as we know this is the information agent … Continue reading »

Police Secure Crime Scene Overnight

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sunset has come and gone, but investigators on the scene of Wednesday morning’s explosion outside the District Attorney’s office continued their work Wednesday night. Medford Police said at this point, gathering all possible evidence is crucial to the investigation. “You only have one shot at a crime scene, so we need to … Continue reading »

Grand Jury Decision Reached on Shooting

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A grand jury has reached a decision on charges for a man who was arrested for killing a 5-year-old girl. But the Josephine County District Attorney’s office is not releasing the jurors decision. The D.A.’s office says it won’t be released until Monday. A secretary with the office says they have … Continue reading »

Citizens Show Support in Patrol Car Pull

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Josephine County residents pull a Sheriff’s patrol car over a mile by rope, as a way to show their support for the county’s criminal justice system. The event was put on today by Securing Our Safety, a citizen-run organization to support law enforcement. They pledged their support and tax money to … Continue reading »