Suspect in Custody After Standoff

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A woman is in custody and is being treated for minor injuries after police say she ran her car into a fire truck, following a half-hour stand off with law enforcement. This all started about 4 a.m. When police got a call saying 58-year-old Cathy Kukoski was leaving home after an … Continue reading »

False Report of a Gun Lands Man in Jail

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Police in Grants Pass said a false report drew much-needed resources away from the Boatnik parade route Saturday. Police responded to Southeast K Street at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday, just after the parade started, for a report of a man with a gun who was threatening to shoot people. When officers … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Honor Fallen Officers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Tuesday, all three law enforcement agencies in Josephine County came together to remember those who have lost their life while serving their community. Oregon State Police, Grants Pass Police and the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office honored the six county officers who have died since the county was formed. Interim Chief Landis … Continue reading »

Fewer Tickets in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A handful of Josephine County commuters lined up at the court window Monday afternoon to pay  their traffic tickets, but officials said statistics show that  line is a little bit shorter than it’s been in years past. Mark Illingworth was on his way to work when he got pulled over. “I was … Continue reading »

Domestic Assault in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – One man has been arrested and one woman has been hospitalized after a domestic disturbance early Sunday morning in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) patrol officers responded to 1402 Cherry Lane just after midnight on Sunday, after officers were advised that the woman was seeking refuge at … Continue reading »

Two Juveniles Assault Male Victim

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 21-year old male sustained lacerations and bruises to his head after he was assaulted Monday evening by two juveniles. According to Grants Pass Police, a 14-year old male and a 15-year old female assaulted the 21-year old victim on 1690 Webster Road, at the All Sports Park in Grants Pass. … Continue reading »

Man Suspected of Kidnapping, Robbery

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing and kidnapping a 90-year-old woman. Around 8 a.m. on Thursday, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety say the suspect forcibly entered the victim’s residence and threatened to harm her if she did not cooperate. He ransacked her home, and then forced the … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Police Reach Out to Parents

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police are reaching out to parents, saying you can’t stop what you don’t know. The free seminar will address boozing, doping, smoking, clothing & synthetic drugs. Their hope is that parents can prevent alcohol and drug abuse if they know the warning signs, new slang terms, and other indicators … Continue reading »

Police Train with Mock Pursuits

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Grants Pass Police are testing their skills in a mock pursuit training this week at the Jackson County Sports Park. The department is setting up several obstacles on the road. Officers will have to go around cones avoid certain barriers and work with spike strips. Police will also be tested on … Continue reading »

Youth Correctional Facility Disturbance

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — About a dozen juveniles in a correctional facility took control of a portion of the facility for five hours. The incident started around 8 p.m. Sunday night at the Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility. Officials at the facility say the group took over a sleeping quarter unit with 90 kids inside. … Continue reading »

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