Police Conduct Domestic Abuse Sweep

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police and Jackson County Parole and Probation are taking action in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Wednesday, the agencies had a domestic violence round up in the city. Officers arrested seven people who were not compliant with their domestic violence probation, or had a warrant for a domestic violence … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Child Sex Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — The case of a man accused of sexually abusing and assaulting an 18-month-old child came to a close on Thursday. Matthew Hyrup changed his plea to “No Contest” and accepted a sentence of 25 years in prison. He was arrested in February 2012 for assaulting and sexually abusing his stepson while the … Continue reading »

Man Injured in Scuffle with Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was reportedly injured after a fight with Medford Police officers on Friday night. On Friday, at about 6:45 p.m., Medford Police say officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 1100 Morrow Road for a physical domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When contacted by the first officer … Continue reading »

Warrant Out For “Kitchen Sink Burglar”

MEDFORD, Ore. — The man known as the “kitchen sink burglar” now has a warrant for his arrest. Frank Wheeler was expected in court this week for theft, drug, and illegal possession of body armor charges. Police say he never showed up and they are now looking for him. They say wheeler broke into several … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Theft Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police arrested a man they say tried to steal a commercial hedge trimmer from Ace Hardware. Medford Police report 30-year-old Anthony Grant fought employees when they confronted him allegedly trying to steal a hedge trimmer valued at around $500. He was able to get away, but an officer located him some … Continue reading »

“Armed & Dangerous” Man Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a week, police have caught a man they described as “armed and dangerous”. He’s now lodged in the Jackson County Jail. Medford police say 37-year-old Christopher Devine was wanted on outstanding warrants and has been spotted several times on the north side of town since Tuesday. On Friday night, Devine was spotted … Continue reading »

Medford Police Investigate Stabbing

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning on intersection of N. Front and 5th Street. Police responded to the intersection at around 2:06 a.m., where they found a victim had been stabbed multiple times and was suffering from life threatening injuries. The stabbing victim was transported to a … Continue reading »

Police Chase Suspects Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two people are now behind bars, accused of driving a stolen car and trying to elude Medford Police. Medford Police arrested Tyler McCauley and James Jackson. McCauley is accused of driving a stolen vehicle and is facing several charges. Jackson was the passenger and is only facing a parole violation charge. The … Continue reading »

Medford Police Investigate Stabbing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are investigating an early Saturday morning stabbing. Just after 1:30 a.m., police say there was a fight in downtown Medford and a victim was stabbed three times in the stomach. After the stabbing, the victim initially ran from the scene but was eventually taken to the hospital. He’s now been released … Continue reading »

Charter Employee Charged With Theft

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man has been cited and released from the Jackson County Jail after being accused of stealing more than $12,000 worth of jewelry. Robert Spomer is charged with aggravated theft and theft in the first degree. He was employed by Charter Communications at the time of the incident. 87-year-old Lucille Trowbridge says several … Continue reading »

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