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 »

Robber Gets Away with Cash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Detectives are now looking into the third bank robbery within city limits in a two month period. On Monday, close to 5 p.m., police were called to Bank of the Cascades on Union Avenue. Tellers told police, a man approached the counter and told them to to move away. He grabbed … 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 »

Armed Robbery In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A man who robbed a Grants Pass restaurant then assaulted an employee Sunday night is still on the run. Grants Pass Police say just after 9 p.m., a man walked into the River City Grill with an handgun and demanded money. After the female employee gave him money, the suspect reportedly … Continue reading »

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