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 »

MADGE Arrests Heroin Dealer

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) has arrested two people connected to drug trafficking. MADGE alleges one of them is a heroin dealer. Last week, investigators served a search warrant on a camper alongside a residence in the 100 block of Washington Street in Medford. The search warrant was based on … 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 »

Drugs and Guns Seized Near Grants Pass

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — An investigation across two counties into money laundering leads to a major drug bust. During that raid, drug teams in Jackson and Josephine counties seized more than 150 pounds of marijuana and almost two dozen guns. They said the case shows how much money drug dealers are making by selling … Continue reading »

Accused Meth Dealer Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say they have arrested a meth dealer in White City. On Wednesday, Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement investigators, with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office,  served a search warrant at a residence in the 3400 block of White City. At the residence, police said they found methamphetamine, packaging, … Continue reading »

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