Three Arrested After MADGE Drug Search

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team (MADGE) is wrapping up a two month long drug investigation that has led to the arrest of three local residents. On Wednesday morning, MADGE teamed up with Central Point Police to execute a search warrant in the 900 block of Cherry St. According to … Continue reading »

Police Find Drug Trafficking Operation

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Two men face charges after a four month long drug trafficking investigation by the Medford Area Drug & Gang Enforcement team (MADGE). On December 23rd, MADGE and the Rogue River Police Department served a search warrant at a residence in 300 block of 1st Street in Rogue River. According to investigators, … Continue reading »

Police Seize 1.5 Pounds of Meth

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two Yreka residents are in the Jackson County Jail, accused of bringing 1.5 lbs of meth across state lines to the south Medford Walmart.  Police believe Jeffrey Stuart Lawhorn and Amanda Nicole Wilson intended to sell and distribute the drug in the Rogue Valley.  When Medford police contacted the pair yesterday morning, they … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Boardman St. Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two suspects have been arrested for a series of shootings that started on the 400 block of Boardman St. On Monday December 8th, at approximately 8:38 A.M., police responded to a home that had reportedly been shot several times. Upon examining the residence, investigators found that it had been shot seven times, … Continue reading »

Traffic Stop Leads to Major Drug Bust

ASHLAND, Ore. – Police are crediting a K9 unit with getting nearly 38 lbs. of cocaine off the streets. On Friday morning, Oregon State Police stopped a small sedan near milepost 17 on Interstate 5. According to investigators,  the trooper suspected criminal activity, so he asked the three occupants of the vehicle for permission to search the … Continue reading »

Two Arrested After Ashland Drug Raid

ASHLAND, Ore.– After a two-month long investigation, two men are behind bars facing drug charges. On Tuesday the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team helped the Ashland Police to serve a search warrant on a home in the 400 block of Wightman St. in Ashland. During the search police said they found over six … Continue reading »

Meth Lab Found in Medford Neighborhood

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are investigating a meth lab found in the 1100 block of S. Holly Street that found two men facing charges. On Wednesday November 19th, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) team, along with the Medford Police Department, served a search warrant that stemmed from information received from the public … Continue reading »

Drug Raid Leads to $100,000 of Meth

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Two men are facing charges after a two month long, drug trafficking  investigation leads to $100,000 of methamphetamine. On Monday November 10, the Medford Area Drug & Gang Enforcement team, assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, served a search warrant at a travel trailer in the 12000 block of Blackwell … Continue reading »

Medford Heroin Dealer Sentenced

[UPDATE – October 21, 2014] – On Monday, Senior U.S. District Judge Owen M. Panner sentenced Dennis Lee, 45, of Medford to 10 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Sanchez will be on three years of supervised release after he completes his prison term. Lee’s 10-year sentence is … Continue reading »

MADGE Explains Gang and Drug Activity

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Area Gang and Drug Enforcement Team, or “MADGE” says there are 346 known gang members in Jackson County. While this number is up from last year, officials say it does not mean gang activity is increasing. MADGE deals with all drug and gang related crime in the county, and is … Continue reading »

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