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 »

Grants Pass Police Officer Honored

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass police officer is being honored for stopping a man with a gun. In December, Grants Pass police were assisting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in a sex offense investigation. When they arrived at a Grants Pass home, they told a man inside to keep his hands where they … Continue reading »

Men Arrested On Marijuana Charges

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — 40 pounds of pot and two men were taken into custody in a Grants Pass parking lot. Around noon Monday, officers pulled into the parking lot of Motel 6 on 7th Street for a disturbance call. They saw 32-year-old Alex Carabollo smoking marijuana in the parking lot. When officers approached they … Continue reading »

Search for Chase Suspect in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A search is underway for a man who authorities say is armed and dangerous. Wednesday night, officers received information that Tanner Sayre had crashed a car that had been reported stolen earlier this week. Witnesses said they saw Tanner with a gun in the area of northeast Foothill and northeast D … Continue reading »

Detectives Working to Keep Sauer in Jail

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Detectives are working on several other cases against the man whose alleged crime spree started this summer. A grand jury indicted 38 year-old Jayson Sauer on 20 counts. On Thursday, he was arraigned on charges ranging from burglary to criminal mischief. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety detectives say he committed … 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 »

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