MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Police report the Medford City Hall was evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a bomb threat. Police said no device was found. Medford Police say at about 1:25 p.m., Medford Municipal Court received a phone call stating there was a bomb in the court room, which was set to detonate at 2:00 … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — This time of year also brings longer nights and more hours in the dark, which can translate to more criminal activity. Lieutenant Mike Budreau from Medford Police shares tips on staying safe in the video above.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, several law enforcement agencies came together to keep the roads a little safer. Medford Police says the agencies arrested 5 drivers for DUII. They also say 5 were arrested and cited for driving while suspended. 10 drivers were caught speeding and another was cited for driving recklessly. … Continue reading »
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, 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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »