Shooting Hospitalizes at Least One

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are responding to a report of a shooting that has sent at least one person to the hospital. Reports of a person entering Providence Medford Medical Center with a gunshot wound came in just after 3 p.m. Police say little information is known at this time, but one victim with … Continue reading »

Stolen Handgun Recovered

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Medford Police say MADGE has arrested two felons for the theft and sale of a stolen handgun. MADGE investigators followed up on a tip they received that Kenneth Vinzant Junior and Crystal Hoyt were involved in the theft and sale of a stolen handgun. Investigators contacted the victims of the theft … Continue reading »

Shooting Leads to Standoff in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two people are behind bars after an overnight shooting sent bullets into a north Medford home. Medford Police made the second arrest after an hour-long standoff. Police say their investigation started around 2:30 a.m. with reports of gunshots fired on Tennesse Drive, near Pacific Highway and Howard Avenue. Not long after the … Continue reading »

NTSB Changes Alcohol Limit

MEDFORD, Ore. — The National Transportation Safety Board voted Tuesday to recommend that states reduce the legal blood alcohol limit from .08 to .05. That could potentially change procedures for police. Medford Police say their officers use the National Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, which test for an estimated blood alcohol level of .08. They also … Continue reading »

Recent Shooting Highlights Gang Activity

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say teens are trying to impress older gang members with destructive behavior. Medford Police are searching for a 15-year-old suspect in a reported drive-by shooting. Police say Tuesday’s drive by shooting was likely gang-related. Medford Police officers aren’t surprised a 15-year-old is the alleged shooter in this incident, because they … Continue reading »

Medford Shooting Investigation Continues

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police think they are looking for the person who pulled the trigger in drive-by shooting. Late this afternoon more than a dozen officers responded to search for a suspect who ran off when police tried to pull him over. A detective made a traffic stop on a young man who matched … Continue reading »

Investigation Leads to Standoff

MEDFORD, Ore. — A teenager is in the custody of Medford Police, accused of driving a car used in a drive-by shooting this week. 16 year old Omar Alberto Gonzalez is now in the juvenile detention center, on charges of first degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, and reckless endangering. Police say Gonzalez was … Continue reading »

Medford Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say they’ve made an arrest related to the drive-by shooting reported on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning, Medford Police and the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team (MADGE) identified and located the driver involved in the drive-by shooting. After questioning, 16 year old Omar Alberto Gonzalez was lodged at the … Continue reading »

Good Samaritan Helps Catch Criminal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police said a citizen helped officers during a foot chase of a wanted felon. On Thursday, Medford Police received a tip to the whereabouts of 55-year-old Robin Lee Workman, who is a long-term criminal and has been sought by local law enforcement for several weeks due to several felony warrants for … Continue reading »

Police Search for Serial Arsonist

MEDFORD, Ore. — Investigators are searching for a serial arsonist they believe started 8 fires in a year. Around 6:30 a.m. Friday, fire investigators responded to a house fire on the 1900 block of Stewart Avenue. They quickly learned this fire was arson and they are now asking the public to keep their eyes out … Continue reading »

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