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,┬áLieutenant Mike Budreau talks with us about how these numbers compare to last year and what action Medford Police … Continue reading »

ATM Stolen from Medford Purple Parrot

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly stole an ATM from a Purple Parrot on Sunday. Medford Police officers were dispatched to a report of a possible burglary at the Purple Parrot on 1913 Delta Waters Road at 8:20 p.m. Sunday night. Officers entered the business and found that the … Continue reading »

Police Warn of Affordable Care Act Scams

MEDFORD, Ore. — Open enrollment for the federal government’s Affordable Care Act is underway, and with it, a lot of confusion as to who’s eligible, whose options have changed, and what they need to do. As if the Affordable Care Act wasn’t confusing enough already, scam artists are trying to take advantage of you. The … Continue reading »

MADGE Arrests Alleged Drug Dealer

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford law enforcement say they have arrested a man accused of concealing drugs and firearms on his property. Police say some of those drugs and firearms were stolen. At approximately 6 a.m. on Wednesday, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team (MADGE), assisted by the Medford Police Department SWAT Team, served … Continue reading »

MADGE Makes Arrest in Drug Search

ASHLAND, Ore. — MADGE says they have arrested a man they say was manufacturing Dimethyltryptamine, or DMT. Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team (MADGE), along with other law enforcement agencies, executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Faith Avenue in Ashland on Thursday morning. MADGE reports the search warrant was looking for … Continue reading »

Accused Meth Suspects Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement say they now have arrested two people suspected of making and dealing meth. About two weeks ago, MADGE investigators served a search warrant at a residence in the 1700 block of Lillian Street in Medford. During the search, the investigators found over one ounce of methamphetamine … Continue reading »

Medford Police Investigate Hotel Assault

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say they are investigating an assault and robbery that was reported at Vali Hai Hotel on Wednesday. Police say officers were dispatched to a report of an assault at the hotel at around 9 p.m. There, police say officers found an unconscious 44-year-old man suffering from head injuries. Witnesses on … Continue reading »

MADGE Arrests Alleged Meth Suspect

ASHLAND, Ore. — Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement say they arrested a California man on Friday morning for his alleged involvement in a large-scale meth distribution operation. Around 10:30 a.m., Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement investigators stopped a bronze California plated 2004 Volvo utility vehicle on Eagle Mill Road at Butler Creek Road … Continue reading »

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