Police Say Halloween “Relatively Calm”

ASHLAND, Ore. —   Police in Ashland are out in force as Saturday is expected to be the second big night of Halloween festivities. Fortunately, Friday night was relatively tame. Most bars in Ashland were packed from wall to wall Friday night. The Brickroom reached capacity starting at 9 p.m. and had a line out 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 »

Police Continue Search for IED Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford police are continuing to search for the suspect who detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) on one of their patrol cars over the weekend. Representatives for the department say they’re currently collecting security cam footage that could show the suspect either committing, or going to or from the scene of the crime. … Continue reading »

Explosive Device Placed on Police Car

MEDFORD, Ore. — Friday night police seized nearly 2,000 illegal fireworks and handed out dozens of citations in Medford. Officer say, unfortunately, those kinds of incidents on the 4th of July are to be expected. What’s not expected is for someone to set off a firework attached to a paint container on top of a … Continue reading »

Officer-Involved Shooting in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore.– Several law enforcement agencies were involved in an officer involved shooting this evening. Medford Police say a 1998 Dodge truck carrying two wanted suspects from another state, was spotted around 3p.m., Thursday. Police say the suspects were believed to be armed and dangerous. Police followed the truck as they turned onto Hilton Road … Continue reading »

Two Injured in Dog Attack

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say two people were injured earlier this week in a dog attack near the parking lot of Kid’s Unlimited. Police say the victim, a 50-year-old woman, was preparing to put her two pit bull dogs in her car when two other pit bulls attacked her dogs. The victim was bit … Continue reading »

Medford Police Release Sketch of Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have released a sketch of a suspect involved in a robbery from last week. Medford Police say the robbery occurred around 7 p.m. at the Minute Market on 843 W. Jackson Street. Witnesses told police that the suspect entered the store wearing a ski mask. The suspect demanded money and … Continue reading »

Medford Police Discuss 2014 Outlook

With 2013 over, and 2014 ahead of us, we’re taking to Medford Police Lt. Mike Budreau about the trends we saw last year…and what’s expected for this year.

Driver in Fatal Crash Not Charged

MEDFORD, Ore. — The driver involved in a fatal crash with a bicyclist is not facing charges. The accident happened on Riverside Avenue in Medford back in October. Medford Police say 23-year-old Cody Smith made a right turn into a business. At the same time, Gary Tuer’s electric bike hit the rear of the car. … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Christmas Eve Robbery

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say a man was robbed and stabbed in the leg on Christmas Eve. The victim told police he was walking on Merriman Road at around 8:40 p.m. on December 24th when he was approached by two men who briefly engaged in conversation with him before they suddenly began assaulting him. … Continue reading »

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