Fugitive Caught In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A Grants Pass fugitive who detectives said was eluding police for several months was finally caught on Friday morning. Grants Pass officers and the SWAT team took every precaution approaching the 190 block of Lewis Lane on Friday. Dozens of officers surrounded his home watching to see if 27-year-old Collins was … Continue reading »

Suspected Armed Robber Arrested

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A man suspected of two armed robberies in Josephine County is behind bars. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says they received tips that led them to Paul Lewis in connection to a robbery at Crown Market. When they arrested him, police found a gun that they say linked Lewis … Continue reading »

Business Owner Victimized By Vandals

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A Grants Pass business owner has been a victim not once, not twice, but 11 times. Burglars have broke in and vandals continue to strike her store. For 32 years, Jan has opened up her store, Glamour Attire. While she makes people feel glamorous, Jan feels scared. In three months, her … Continue reading »

‘One-Man Crime Spree’ Arrested

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Grants Pass detectives tracked down a man who they say is one of the worst criminals they’ve dealt with this year. Investigators say that man is linked to several major burglaries and car thefts in Josephine County. After several weeks of investigative work detectives narrowed the search down to the 1900 … Continue reading »

Local Man Involved In Alleged Kidnapping

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass man who is suspected of robbing at gunpoint appeared in court on Monday, facing multiple charges. In less than 48 hours, police say he was then involved in a kidnapping with his wife. An affidavit reveals how the alleged kidnapping took place. Jose Anthony Aguirre and his wife … Continue reading »

Transient Charged With Injuring Officer

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A 54-year-old transient is multiple facing charges after injuring a police officer. Grants Pass Police say Anthony Christopher Alex was throwing beer inside the Walmart last night before leaving the store and heading to Arby’s. Officers arrived at that restaurant and Alex tried to leave. An officer grabbed Alex by the … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Woman Arrested For Stabbing

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A Grants Pass woman is behind bars after police say she stabbed a woman last night in Menegazzi Park. Police officers responded to a disturbance call around 7 p.m. last night. When police arrived they found 32-year-old Leanne Darby had been stabbed multiple times including once on her neck. She was … Continue reading »

Officers Challenged During Arrest

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – – Grants Pass Police take some dangerous weapons off the streets, but had to deal with an unruly mob of people to do it. Police officers say they were in the process of arresting three people when a large crowd began challenging the officers. It all happened late last night in … Continue reading »

Jacob Tompkins Sentenced For Sex Abuse

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — One of two brothers that pleaded guilty to sexually abusing their young cousin has learned his fate. Jacob Tompkins was sentenced to 12 years behind bars. The sentence comes after Tompkins agreed to a plea deal pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. While Jacob Tompkins showed no emotion, … Continue reading »

New Grants Pass Security Camera

By Bryan Navarro GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police have a new set of eyes in the sky, trained on the streets of one Southern Oregon town. Grants pas police are hoping that the camera has a dual purpose: catch criminals on camera, and prevent them from acting in the first place. The box is big, … Continue reading »

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