Patrols Increase After White City Rape

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has announced additional units will patrol in White City, after a 16 year-old girl was raped by a burglar in her home. According to deputies, on Monday, a heavy set man wearing a mask entered a home in the 2700 block of Falcon St. and  sexually … Continue reading »

Corey Falls New Jackson County Sheriff

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new year brought a new Sheriff in Jackson County for the first time in more than a decade. Monday morning’s swearing in ceremony was short and simple, but it means a new chapter for Jackson County law enforcement. Corey Falls beat out Incumbent Mike Winters in the November election and took his … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Pipe Bomb

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are currently in the midst of investigating a bomb threat that took place on Table Rock Road this afternoon. So far, no suspects have been named, but police are combing through leads looking for clues. Police said the explosive device was reported around two o’clock this afternoon at Western Tow on … Continue reading »

25-Year-Old Dies in Crash in Prospect

PROSPECT, Ore. — Prospect Fire responded to a vehicle accident just before 2 a.m. The crash happened on the 1200 block of Mill Creek Drive in Prospect. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports 25-year-old Zachary Ryan Jones was driving southbound in the 1200 block of Mill Creek Drive when he lost control of the 2000 Nissan Frontier … Continue reading »

Local Police Call for Officer Body Cams

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – In the wake of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, police departments across the country – including Oregon – are considering the use of body cameras for officers. Several local police agencies – like Grants Pass, Talent and Central Point – already equip all officers … Continue reading »

High Speed Getaway Ends in Home Invasion

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Two local residents are facing charges after trying to outrun Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies. On Friday November 28, a deputy passed a car on Vilas Road and turned around to make a traffic stop. According to police, the driver of that car noticed the deputy turn around, and accelerated to speeds … Continue reading »

Two Suspects Arrested in Market Robbery

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two suspects have been arrested following a robbery at a market that’s left one man dead. On Sunday, officers from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Klamath Falls Police Department, and the Oregon State Police pursued Lenny Miles for allegedly running from the scene of the robbery at the Frontier Market on … Continue reading »

Stolen Car Sighting Leads to Search

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are searching for a suspect, after a stolen vehicle was spotted driving near the Rogue Valley Mall. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the 1996 White Lincoln Town Car was seen in the area of McAndrews Rd. and Court St. around 2:30 Monday morning. Three men ran from the vehicle after … Continue reading »

Jackson Co. Sheriffs Hire New K9 Officer

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is getting a $10,000 donation meant to pay for a new police dog. For 11 years, Darco has worked in Southern Oregon as a K-9, but Darco is ready to retire. So the members of the Southern Oregon kennel club have raised money to buy a new … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Train in Traffic Stops

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is working with a wide variety of agencies from all over, trying to make traffic stops safer for police in a three day workshop in Southern Oregon. When police pull someone over, that person may be cooperative, in a medical crisis, or … Continue reading »

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