Police Concerned About Kids and Apps

MEDFORD, Ore.- Police are weighing in on concerns about children having contact with dangerous people through applications on their phones. Kids now have the ability to communicate with each other outside of text messages and voice calls, stoking parents worries about less oversight over who their kids are talking to. The Medford Police Department said this … Continue reading »

Drive-By Shooting on Finch Lane

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened early Saturday morning. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Finch Lane, in a newer development off of North Ross Lane. Neighbors reported three shots fired at 2:45 a.m. on Saturday. Police say a man and his two children were in the … Continue reading »

Minor Decoys Help With Compliance Checks

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Police sent minor decoys into 11 stores and bars Saturday night that were cited for either allowing minors in or serving them alcohol in the past year. Elements Tapas Bar and Restaurant on Main Street is one of the businesses that passed the test Saturday night, but unfortunately most of the stores and … Continue reading »

Medford Police Report Aggressive Dogs

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police said there are a number of reports of aggressive dogs. Officers said Saturday was the third day in a row they had to call in Animal Control to help catch the dogs. Police said they received a report Friday of two dogs, similar to pitbulls, off leash and being aggressive in … Continue reading »

Man Killed After Tree Falls on Tent

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are investigating an accidental death, in which they say a man was killed when a tree fell on his tent. On their Facebook page this morning, Medford Police said 23-year-old Joseph T. Jones was killed when a tree fell onto his tent in a transient camp area north of Bear Creek Park. … Continue reading »

Huson Homicide Two Years Later

MEDFORD, Ore. — Monday marks the two year anniversary of Medford taxi cab driver, William “Huey” Huson’s death.  Detectives working for Medford police are continuing to investigate the case on a daily basis and have high hopes that one day the unknown suspect will be brought to justice. “Hands down, this is the most serious … Continue reading »

Medford Heroin Dealer Sentenced

[UPDATE - October 21, 2014] – On Monday, Senior U.S. District Judge Owen M. Panner sentenced Dennis Lee, 45, of Medford to 10 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Sanchez will be on three years of supervised release after he completes his prison term. Lee’s 10-year sentence is … Continue reading »

Man Injured in Scuffle with Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was reportedly injured after a fight with Medford Police officers on Friday night. On Friday, at about 6:45 p.m., Medford Police say officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 1100 Morrow Road for a physical domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When contacted by the first officer … Continue reading »

Crews Clean Up Homeless Camps in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department plans to continue transient campsite cleanup efforts each month. Officers and other work crews just finished cleaning up six campsites yesterday. One was located just off the Bear Creek Greenway bike path. Medford police officers sweep the bike path and Greenway on a monthly basis. On this month’s … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested in Downtown Stabbing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Heather Everman is behind bars facing charges of Assault 2nd Degree after stabbing a 24-year-old man in the lower back last night. This all happened around 8:00 p.m. at Pear Blossom Park downtown Medford.  Other subjects who witnessed the stabbing tried to take the knife away from Everman but failed. Police arrived … Continue reading »

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