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 »

Medford Police and Operation C.A.R.E.

MEDFORD, Ore. – Tuesday night, Medford Police will be going door to door asking about your concerns. It’s all part of Operation C.A.R.E (Community Awareness Rejuvenation Effort). Medford Police and city officials will be canvasing the area of Olympic and Morrison Avenues. They say the goal is to find out what people are worried about, … 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 »

Medford Cop Named Springfield Chief

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford Police officer says he is taking an incredible opportunity by taking over as police chief in Springfield. Deputy Chief Tim Doney has been selected to oversee the Springfield Department after a two-month search. Doney has worked with Medford Police for the past 25 years, and has served as lieutenant and … Continue reading »

Possible Charges in Bicyclist’s Death

MEDFORD, Ore. — The driver involved in a crash that took the life of a bicyclist may face charges. The crash happened on Riverside in Medford on Friday. Medford Police say the 66-year-old bicyclist, Gary Tuer, was riding northbound on Riverside Avenue when he struck the rear quarter panel of a vehicle that had made … Continue reading »

Medford Police Discuss Crime Tips

When you think of police work and solving crimes, you may think of fingerprints and forensics, but that’s not always what’s happening behind the scenes. Medford Police Lieutenant Mike Budreau talked with us in the newsroom and explained how this is not like a crime drama.

Police Investigate Serious Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are investigating a serious crash that left two people hospitalized. Medford Police officers and other medical personnel responded to a traffic accident on Riverside and Stewart Avenue at about 7:37 p.m. on Monday. Upon arrival, Medford Police say first responders found the drivers of two vehicles with serious injuries. Both of … Continue reading »

Officials on Look-Out for Krokodil

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s called “krokodil”, a substance similar to heroin. It gives users the same high as heroin, but then attacks their body. There have been several cases already reported in the United States, and local health care providers and law enforcement are preparing if this drug hits Oregon. Emergency room Dr. Anna Akita … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Counterfeit Cash

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than $3,000 of counterfeit cash is out of circulation after a Medford Police arrest. Two guests left behind more than $3,000 worth of counterfeit bills ranging from twenties to hundreds when they checked out of the Motel 6 in south Medford on Saturday. The motel’s cleaning staff found the fake bills … Continue reading »

Medford Police Discuss Suicide Rates

MEDFORD, Ore. — More people in Medford are attempting to take their own lives. In fact, Medford Police responded to more than 300 calls for suicides or attempts through August of this year. In the video above, Lieutenant Mike Budreau talks with us about how these numbers compare to last year and what action Medford Police … Continue reading »

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