Structure Fire In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Firefighters from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety were able to quickly extinguish a fire of an abandoned building on Monday. The structure fire in the old Forest Service Compound at 1012 SW L Street in Grants Pass. The first arriving engine found smoke and fire coming from the exterior … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Altercation

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police in Grants Pass and trying to investigate what led to an physical altercation outside a bar that left one man hospitalized with a serious head injury. On Sunday, police and medical personnel were sent to the Wonder Bur in Grants Pass regarding an unconscious male. Police say bystanders contacted at … Continue reading »

2012 Shooter Sentenced to Life in Prison

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to a shooting that left a man dead. In February of 2012, police say Lawrence King murdered Daniel Baker outside a Bi-More Shell gas station in Grants Pass. Police say King, the shooter, targeted the victim because … Continue reading »

Bank Robbery In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police are looking for a bank robber. Police say the robbery happened at about 2:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Umpqua Bank on Williams Highway. Police say the suspect may have first gone into Key Bank, which is near the Umpqua Bank, but left without incident. The suspect the … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Criminal Activity Rising

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Recent crime statistics in the city of Grants Pass reveal criminal activity is on the rise. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is dealing with more burglaries, thefts and incidents of disorderly conduct and stolen vehicles. Chief Joe Henner said after the failed criminal justice tax levy, people speculated that … Continue reading »

Transient Suspected of Starting Fire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Another fire is still under investigation in Grants Pass. Fire crews responded to the 400 block of Union Avenue on Saturday around 10:30 a.m. witnesses reported seeing black smoke coming out of the doors and windows of a vacant residence. Both Grants Pass Fire-Rescue and Rural-Metro responded quickly putting the flames … Continue reading »

Two Men Arrested for Multiple Burglaries

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Two burglars suspected of stealing from several stores from December to early January are caught and behind bars. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says 32 year-old Brian Shipman and 21 year-old Adam Herrera stole from seven victims. Police say Salvador Corona is one of those victims. He operates Super … Continue reading »

Rollover Crash Involved Three Vehicles

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — One woman was hospitalized after a roll-over crash involving three vehicles at NE 7th and NE F Street in Grants Pass early Friday morning. The Grants Pass Dept. of Public Safety said two cars were traveling east on NE F Street crossing 7th Street, when another car, heading north on 7th … Continue reading »

Officers Arrest Dozens for DUII’s

MEDFORD, Ore. — Troopers arrested nearly twice as many intoxicated drivers this Christmas holiday than during the same period in 2011. OSP reported 53 DUII arrests across the state in the last couple of days. Medford police officers also arrested 9 people and the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety caught three drivers. Multiple law … Continue reading »

Two Grants Pass Stores Robbed on Sunday

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Two stores are robbed nearly an hour apart on the same day in Grants Pass. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said on Sunday, a masked man wearing a black and white zip up hoodie walked into the News and Smokes store before closing. He showed a gun, demanded cash … Continue reading »

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