Police Discuss Renting 20 Jail Beds

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Arresting criminals and keeping them in jail may soon be a reality again in Grants Pass. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is considering a deal to rent out beds from the county jail. Grants Pass Police plan to reveal more¬†information next Monday at a city council meeting. Chief Joe … Continue reading »

Hit-and-Run Victim Released

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 5-year-old Grants Pass girl, who was hit by a car and drug underneath it through an intersection on Friday is being released from Doernbecher’s Children’s Hospital in Portland. Grants Pass Police say they are still searching for the driver and vehicle associated with the hit and run, though they have … Continue reading »

Police Search for Hit-and-Run Suspect

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 5-year-old Grants Pass girl has been life-flighted to Portland after being dragged through an intersection under a car. Officers say the driver took off. It happened before 8 a.m. on 9th and North Riverside. Police say a woman was walking her daughter to school. As they were crossing the intersection, … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Investigate Hit-and-Run

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police are investigating a possible hit-and-run and are hoping witnesses will come forward. On Tuesday evening, Grants Pass Police were contacted regarding a possible intoxicated driver. Officers shortly after located the reported vehicle which was driven by Tina Marie Holt. During the investigation, officers observed damage to her vehicle, … Continue reading »

Suspected Bank Robber Arrested

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police arrest one suspected bank robber the same night another bank is hit by someone else. Police say, last night, a man entered U.S. Bank on Allen Creek Road. He demanded cash and took off with it on foot. As police were searching for him, they located 53-year-old John … Continue reading »

Police Search For Robbery Suspect

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police search for a bank robbery suspect. During an investigation it was determined a white male adult supplied a demand note to a teller for money. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money as he walked out of the location and was possibly seen walking west from … 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 »

Teen Injured After “Street Surfing”

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A dangerous trend called “road skating” or “street surfing” is showing up online: a person steps out of a moving car, holding on with their hands, so their feet “skate” against the ground. That risky behavior has landed a Grants Pass teen in a hospital with life-threatening injuries according to police. … Continue reading »

Four Detained In Grants Pass Stand-Off

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Four people were taken into police custody during a SWAT team operation in Grants Pass. Police say they were serving a search warrant at a home in the 1900 block of Fruitdale Drive around 9 a.m. Officers believed the people inside had guns and drugs. Two people came out when SWAT … Continue reading »

Police Look for Bank Robber in GP

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass police are looking for a man who robbed a bank inside the Fred Meyer store yesterday. Police say the man entered the bank, demanded cash and ran on foot. He’s believed to be white, in his early to mid 50′s and about 180 to 200 pounds. He was last … Continue reading »

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