Woman Arrested After Car Chase

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — More than 1,100 homes in Grants Pass were without power Saturday night after a car crash. Pacific Power restored power for residents in the area of Northwest Highland and Carol Drive after nearly five hours. The car crash stemmed from a domestic disturbance, which started in the area of Gilbert Creek … Continue reading »

Pepper Spray Used in Vehicle Theft

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are searching for three suspects in the case of a vehicle theft. Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to a reported crash in the 1200 block of Fruitdale Drive. When they arrived, however, they found the incident was not a crash, but a car theft. The theft victim said he had … Continue reading »

Suspect in Custody After Standoff

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A woman is in custody and is being treated for minor injuries after police say she ran her car into a fire truck, following a half-hour stand off with law enforcement. This all started about 4 a.m. When police got a call saying 58-year-old Cathy Kukoski was leaving home after an … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Kidnapping Investigated

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A kidnapping is under investigation in Grants Pass this weekend. Police say a woman was kidnapped at knife point from a 7-Eleven on 6th Street at around 6 p.m. Saturday. Police say Daniel Dawson forced the woman to drive to a residence on Greenwood Avenue. Officers with the Grants Pass Department … Continue reading »

Domestic Assault in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – One man has been arrested and one woman has been hospitalized after a domestic disturbance early Sunday morning in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) patrol officers responded to 1402 Cherry Lane just after midnight on Sunday, after officers were advised that the woman was seeking refuge at … Continue reading »

Man Suspected of Kidnapping, Robbery

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing and kidnapping a 90-year-old woman. Around 8 a.m. on Thursday, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety say the suspect forcibly entered the victim’s residence and threatened to harm her if she did not cooperate. He ransacked her home, and then forced the … Continue reading »

Kidnapping Suspect Sentenced

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jose Aguirre now knows how long he will be in prison for his role in a robbery and suspected kidnapping. Aguirre was sentenced to 90 months for a robbery conviction and 6 months for unlawful use of a weapon. Aguirre and his wife were involved in a crime where a person … Continue reading »

Hit-and-Run Victim Released

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 5-year-old Grants Pass girl, who was hit by a car and drug underneath it through an intersection on Friday is being released from Doernbecher’s Children’s Hospital in Portland. Grants Pass Police say they are still searching for the driver and vehicle associated with the hit and run, though they have … Continue reading »

Police Search for Hit-and-Run Suspect

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 5-year-old Grants Pass girl has been life-flighted to Portland after being dragged through an intersection under a car. Officers say the driver took off. It happened before 8 a.m. on 9th and North Riverside. Police say a woman was walking her daughter to school. As they were crossing the intersection, … Continue reading »

Armed Man Taken Safely into Custody

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A suicidal man with a gun is taken safely into custody Thursday night. NewsWatch 12 was the only crew on scene. Several Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police troopers responded to the 300 block of Savage Creek Road. It’s a road familiar to deputies. Previously on Monday, they took … Continue reading »

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