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 »

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 »

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 »

Wanted Suspect Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jacob Granger, 23, was wanted by the Jackson County Community Corrections for walking away from the Talent work release center on Friday. He was also suspected of dealing heroin in a motel on South Pacific Highway in Medford. Investigators of the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) agency got information as … Continue reading »

MADGE Makes Money Laundering Arrest

PHOENIX, Ore. — Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) investigators have arrested a man involved in drugs and money laundering. Back in October of this year, MADGE investigators seized a package sent from Austin, Texas through a private shipping carrier in Medford. MADGE says the package was seized after a positive alert from a … Continue reading »

Residence Had Drugs, Guns Near School

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) team arrested a man who allegedly had drugs and guns at residence near a middle school. Early Thursday morning, MADGE served a search warrant at an apartment in the 300 block of North Holly Street in Medford. At the residence, MADGE investigators found twelve grams … Continue reading »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day took place over the weekend and officials say it was very successful. The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team reports collecting nearly one hundred and fifty pounds of prescription drugs from more than 60 people. During the event, Medford Police also teamed up with Rogue Disposal … 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 »

Gang Members Face Charges From Meth Bust

MEDFORD, Ore. — Three people are facing charges after a meth bust between Abraham Lincoln Elementary School and North Medford High School. Police served the search warrant at 7 o’clock Wednesday morning. They arrested 23-year old Gabriel Perez on multiple charges, including being out of compliance with sex offender registry laws. Police say he was … Continue reading »

Kratom Use On The Rise In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The use of an over the counter substance is on the rise in Medford, despite it being around for hundreds of years. Kratom can be found at local smoke shops in a variety of forms ranging from pills to energy shots. “It does give a pain killer, a little bit of an energy … Continue reading »

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