Police Clean Up Downtown Streets in GP

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police officers are patrolling the streets looking in inlets to make sure no transients are calling the inside home. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety officers are conducting the sweeps during all hours of the day, but especially in the early morning hours when most of the transients are … Continue reading »

Several Arrests in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Several people are behind bars and three stolen vehicles have been recovered. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says the arrests go back to a drug investigation. Detectives say they served a search warrant on Mina Lane in Josephine County, where they detained 9 people and recovered three stolen vehicles. … Continue reading »

Police Give Slurpee Vouchers to Kids

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Over the summer months, law enforcement often sees bumps in youth crime as kids have more time out of school. This summer, Seven Eleven teamed up with Grants Pass Department of public safety to try to encourage positive contact between law enforcement and the community. Beginning on Tuesday, cops began hitting … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Right of Way Sting Operation

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Dozens of drivers are facing fines after failing to yield to pedestrians. Last week the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety handed out 69 citations in a distracted driving sting operation. Of those citations, 46 were issued to drivers who refused to stop while pedestrians crossed the street, five additional drivers … Continue reading »

No Injuries Reported in Grants Pass Fire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A fire caused serious property damage but no injuries early Sunday morning. At approximately 1:32 A.M., the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety received emergency calls of a person screaming her house was on fire in the area of NW A Street and NW Kinney. Upon arrival, fire crews found a … Continue reading »

Witnesses Help Locate Stolen Car

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Grants Pass Police said residents helped to locate a stolen vehicle and the man responsible, Tuesday night. Police say witnesses saw a man trying to break into a parked car at Reinhart Volunteer Park. When confronted, he took off in a blue Mustang reported stolen earlier in the day. Through detailed descriptions, … 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 »

Grants Pass Stabbing Under Investigation

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is investigating a stabbing that occurred at the Red Rock Lounge on Saturday. When officers arrived on scene, police learned a fight had occurred involving two males. One male had fled the scene, the other male was wounded from being stabbed during the altercation. … Continue reading »

Robbery Investigated in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are investigating a robbery that took place at a shop in Grants Pass on Friday morning. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety responded to a report of an armed robbery at 9:44 a.m. on Friday. The robbery was reported at the News and Smokes shop on 1330 NW 6th Street. … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Police Adminstration Changes

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is going through changes with its administration as Chief Joe Henner’s retirement approaches. Former Deputy Chief Bill Landis will now be the interim Chief of Police beginning January 1st. Landis has 23 years of law enforcement experience. Lieutenant Jim Hamilton will fill in Landis’ … Continue reading »

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