Grants Pass Jail Beds Filling Up

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Suspected criminals in Grants Pass are filling up more than half of the city’s rented jail beds. August 1st, 20 jail beds opened up for city-use and 11 of the beds are now filled. Earlier in the week, nearly all the rented the jail beds were occupied. Police say the number … Continue reading »

Grants Pass “Blind-Sided” by Jail Costs

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The city of Grants Pass is paying to rent jail beds from the county, but the cost to rent doubled without warning. The city council said on Wednesday night, they felt “blind-sided” by this new cost, paying for 11 months’ worth of jail beds and jail staff. Originally, they expected the … Continue reading »