Officers Half Through Firearm Training

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Officers from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies are halfway through a special firearms training, and gearing up for the second and final day. They are competing on a range designed by the National Rifle Association. Friday, officers practiced tactical skills, and were also evaluated in a competition-style training. … Continue reading »

Names Released of Chase Suspects

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Police released the names of the suspects who they said stole a car and then led them on a pursuit late Tuesday night. The Jackson County Sheriff said a deputy spotted a car that matched the description of a stolen vehicle in White City. The deputy said the car took off, … Continue reading »

Another Person Suspects Home Was Shot

  WHITE CITY, Ore. — Another person in the neighborhood of Saturday night’s drive by shooting believes her house fell victim to the violence as well. Griselda Marney returned from a weekend away yesterday and noticed what she believes to be two bullet holes in her house. This comes after a suspected drive by shooting … Continue reading »

Sheriff Candidates Answer Questions

MEDFORD, Ore. — The three candidates for Jackson County Sheriff made their pitch to voters Thursday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters, Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Sergi, and Ashland Police Deputy Chief Corey Falls answered questions during a public forum put on by the League of Women Voters. The three candidates took turn answering questions from the … Continue reading »

Counties Meet for Public Safety Summit

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Sheriffs, commissioners, and other leaders from five southern Oregon counties are meeting to find ways to help fund public safety. Representatives from Jackson, Josephine, Curry, Douglas and Coos counties met at the Jackson County Sheriff’s office Tuesday for the second of five summits scheduled to find solutions to public safety problems. … Continue reading »

Investigators Still Quiet on Murder Case

WIMER, Ore. – Law enforcement agencies remain tight-lipped about their investigation of the property belonging to Susan Monica, as the Wimer woman faces murder charges. Monica was arrested earlier this month,a ccused of murdering and dismembering the bodies of Robert Haney and a second person whose identity has not been released. For the past 20 … Continue reading »

Sheriff Responds to Jail Employee Arrest

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff speaks out after a nurse is arrested for selling heroin inside the jail. Sheriff Winters says the jail’s security measures are already changing as a result of this arrest. The nurse was contracted to give medical care inside the jail and she is accused of conspiring with other … Continue reading »

Alcohol, Speed Blamed for Fatal Crash

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Alcohol and speeding are being blamed for a crash that took the life of a young woman. The crash happened late Thursday night in Gold Hill. Jackson County Sheriff’s officials say 26-year-old Brittany Nieman died after the car slammed into a tree on Sardine Creek Road. 27-year old Johnathon Perkins, the … Continue reading »

Suspects Escape High-Speed Chase

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Three suspects are on the loose after a car chase in White City. The nearly hour-long chase happened around 10:30 Friday night. Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop a speeding white Cadillac on Route 62 near Avenue G. They say the car started to pull over and then sped off. … 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 »

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