Local Woman Warns of Phone Scam

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local woman is exasperated after receiving dozens of phone calls that she suspects are a scam. “I’m sick of getting these calls. Yesterday I had 12 in the course of the day.” Bonnie Hamlett feels helpless after she starting getting calls to her cell phone a few weeks ago. “They’ll always … Continue reading »

Police Share Winter Safety Tips

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.

Simulation System Helps Train Officers

MEDFORD, Ore. — A high-tech simulation program is helping to improve officer skills when it comes to use of force. The Medford Police Department is using what’s called MILO, an interactive training system where officers are put in a variety of situations and have to react with use of force. Tuesday was the first day … 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 »

Drive-By Shooting Suspect Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have now arrested a suspect involved in a drive-by shooting that occurred in May. Recently, Medford Police officers received information that shooting suspect Santiago Loveland-Flores was back in Medford. Medford Police said officers conducted surveillance on Loveland’s family members’ homes. On Wednesday at about 4:45 p.m., Medford Police officers observed … Continue reading »

Two Suspected Burglars Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say one of two burglary suspects left a jail identification bracelet at a business that they allegedly burgled. Around midnight on Saturday, a Medford Police Officer observed two subjects walking through the Medford Center; both were carrying an electric heater. The pair told the officer the property was given to … Continue reading »

Woman’s Death Under Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman. On Friday morning, Medford Police officers and medical personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Kristen Drive for a 20-year-old woman unconscious and not breathing. Medical personnel were unable to revive her and she was declared dead at … Continue reading »

Burglaries on the Rise in Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Burglaries are up throughout the Rogue Valley, law enforcement agencies have been investigating several burglary incidents involving homes, grocery stores and and even construction sites. On Monday, Ashland Police arrested three boys, ages 12 and 13, for allegedly burglarizing the Ashland Albertson’s store and the neighboring Rite Aid. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Residential Burglary

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are investigating a residential burglary that they believe is connected to other recent burglaries in the area. On Monday, homeowners at a residences on the 4700 block of Cloudcrest Drive called Medford Police after noticing their garage window open and the screen removed. Upon looking around further, they discovered several … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Suspect In Court

By Sharon Ko MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are continuing the investigation of a fatal hit and run and that driver who police say is responsible for it will most likely remain in jail. A Jackson County judge set Leta Schroeder’s bail at $3 million. Leta Schroeder appeared through a video camera in court today … Continue reading »

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