Police Cracking Down on Gang Graffiti

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police said they arrested one person who they believe is responsible for some of the gang graffiti in West Medford recently. Pedro Sanchez-Comacho, 18, is being held in the Jackson County Jail on charges of criminal mischief. Medford Police said they believe there are still more people involved. They said graffiti is … Continue reading »

West Medford Residents Clean Up Graffiti

MEDFORD, Ore. — Graffiti continues to be a problem in West Medford, and now community members are stepping in to offer solutions. The West Side Beautification Facebook group began about a month ago, and now has about 400 members. People who live in the area have been getting together and either painting over the taggings, … Continue reading »

New Graffiti Taggings in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Medford business and home owners are fed up with  graffiti in their neighborhood on the west side of town. This is an issue police say they continue to deal with frequently. When Nancy Murrish, the owner of Peach Street Market, arrived at her store on Sunday, she noticed a new addition to her … Continue reading »

Students Clean Up Graffiti in Lewis Park

MEDFORD, Ore. — Nine North Medford High School seniors spent Saturday morning painting a fence that has become a hot spot for graffiti. The long fence in Lewis Park  got a fresh coat of paint to get rid of the graffiti tags. The students volunteered their time for a senior project and to get a few … Continue reading »

“Slap” Graffiti Found in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Over the weekend, the Rogue River Police Department received calls that two local businesses were tagged with graffiti. Officials say it was not typical spray painted designs, but what they refer to as “slaps.” “Slaps” are a type of graffiti where vandals will have a pre-drawn design and will glue it up. … Continue reading »