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 »

Sex Abuse Arrest in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a young boy. Oregon State Police arrested Frans Gebhard this week. Detectives say the 64-year-old has been sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy for the last two years. OSP says at this point, there’s no evidence of any other victims. Gebhard … Continue reading »

Break-In Attempt Stopped

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A woman in Grants Pass has her house broken into, catches the suspect on the way out, and three minutes later her property is returned. Grants Pass Police say it was part good fortune and part good thinking on the part of that victim. At 12:42 in the afternoon, a woman … Continue reading »

Burglary Suspect Arrested in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety say they caught an alleged burglar just 3 minutes after the initial 911 call. On Monday afternoon, a homeowner at 1990 Meadow Glen arrived at her home to find the back door damaged and items rifled through. Police said she saw the suspect in … Continue reading »

Stolen Vehicle Retrieved With Facebook

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — One Grants Pass man loses his prize four-wheel drive, but solves the crime using social media. Through Facebook, the victim not only found his SUV, he helped police track down another stolen vehicle. The four-runner was stolen sometime last Friday night; a thief drove it off the lot. David McKenzie parked … 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 »

Grants Pass Woman Subdued With Taser

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — OSP troopers said they deployed a Taser to arrest a woman they said was menacing people with a stun gun and hammer. The incident occurred at a Grants Pass residence on Tuesday night. According to Oregon State Police (OSP) Sergeant Tyler Lee, at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, two OSP troopers responded to … 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 »

Daytime Crime Increases In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police are dealing with a lot of daytime burglaries. The Department of Public Safety says this is happening at homes, businesses and cars within the city limits. They remind homeowners and businesses to make a property appear as if someone is home, trimming back shrubbery and trees eliminates places … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Home Burglarized, Ransacked

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Another home burglary has been reported in the Rogue Valley, this time in Grants Pass. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5600 block of Foothill Boulevard in Grants Pass for a report of a residential burglary on Monday. The sheriff’s office says the burglary happened sometime between Thursday, March 28 … Continue reading »

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