Worker Accused of Drug Dealing in Jail

MEDFORD, Ore. – An employee of the jail is now on the other side of the bars as an inmate. Official arrest documents obtained by NewsWatch 12, show an employee working at the jail admitted to delivering heroin to inmates behind bars. Documents show 45-year-old Camilla Pierce was arrested. The probable cause affidavit says Andrew … Continue reading »

Second Suspect Named in Ashland Homicide

ASHLAND, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies are now admitting there is a second suspect in the murder of Ashland resident Frank Damiano, and that suspect could have made it as far north as Washington. Othon Campos Jr. is wanted in Damiano’s murder, and is likely hiding out in the Portland / Vancouver area. Earlier … Continue reading »

Jackson County Jail Funding Shot Down

MEDFORD, Ore. — A plan to fund the struggling Jackson County Jail may be dead in the water after a voter survey shows overwhelming opposition. That survey was commissioned by Jackson County officials to get public opinion on a proposed surcharge. The surcharge was shot down in early polling 57% to 31%. It would have … Continue reading »

Suicide in Jackson County Jail

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Jackson County Jail inmate is on life support right now, awaiting surgery for organ harvesting. The 19-year-old inmate was in police custody for robbery and had recently wrapped up a different case where his charges had been reduced to failure to register as a sex offender. The sheriff says he was … Continue reading »

DNA Evidence Leads To Arrest

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — DNA left on an orange juice carton led sheiff’s deputies to a man they say burglarized an Eagle Point home last fall. 33 year-old Ryan Bohnert has been charged with 1st degree burglary and 1st degree theft stemming from a burglary last October where Jackson County officials say Bohnert and another … Continue reading »

Medford Woman Re-Booked On Drug Charges

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford woman already in jail was re-booked on charges for dealing drugs. Lena Odell was in the Jackson County Jail on probation violation charges when the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team went to her home on the 600 block of South Columbus Avenue. There, they found heroine, methamphetamine, scales … Continue reading »

Deputies Continue Escaped Inmate Search

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Multiple law enforcement agencies were out combing through Jackson County, looking for an escaped inmate. It’s one of many searches by the sheriff’s office, but deputies are still coming up empty-handed. Bradley Monical escaped from the Jackson County Jail last week, by jumping off the third floor of the building to … Continue reading »

Reward Increases For Escaped Inmate

MEDFORD, Ore. — The search of an escaped Jackson County inmate continues and now the reward for information on that man has been increased. The reward for information about the whereabouts of Bradley Monical is now $6,000. Monical escaped from the Jackson County Jail last Monday. The sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate leads and … Continue reading »

Search Continues For Escaped Inmate

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office hit the pavement and canvassed neighborhoods in Medford Sunday morning. They knocked on doors and handed out fliers, looking for any information that could lead to the arrest of 42-year-old escaped inmate Bradley Monical. “We did a lot of this work on the first night but of … Continue reading »

Helicopter Search For Escaped Inmate

MEDFORD, Ore. – The search continued on the ground and in the air for an inmate who escaped from the Jackson County Jail this week. Sheriff Mike Winters said a helicopter was flying over the Bear Creek Greenway searching for Bradley Monical, who escaped Monday night. Deputies were also patrolling the trail. The helicopter was … Continue reading »

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