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 »

Medford Police Issues Apology Letter

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police is issuing an apology letter to a family who reported a situation involving an police officer. Back in August, the locks malfunctioned on Kristin Hals’ car door leaving her son Brandon trapped inside. Hals called Medford Police to help get her son out. At the time the officer said Hals … Continue reading »

Neighbors on High Alert After Burglaries

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are on the search for the person responsible for two burglaries on Table Rock Road. The burglaries happened just hours apart and are just blocks away from each other. Medford Police said it already heavily patrols the area, but officers are on even higher alert looking for anything suspicious. Neighbors in … Continue reading »

Police Get Drugs off the Streets

MEDFORD, Ore. — A nationwide effort is underway to get unwanted prescription pills off the streets.  On Saturday, local police held an event to safely dispose of those drugs and prevent them from getting into the wrong hands. Jackson County has the highest prescription drug death rate in the state. By noon, Medford Police had … Continue reading »

Shooting Investigation in West Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are currently investigating a possible shooting around 8:38 p.m. Thursday night. Several witnesses in the area of Main Street and Western Avenue reported that two to three vehicles were involved in a verbal altercation in which 2-4 rounds were fired, according to police. Police said all the vehicles fled the … Continue reading »

Police Forced to Shoot Bear in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police officers were forced to shoot a bear in a residential neighborhood early Thursday morning. At about 4:10 a.m., officers were notified of a black bear in the Washington Elementary School area. The bear was reported to have been going through trash cans in the area. When police arrived, the bear … Continue reading »

Deadly Officer Involved Shootings Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. — Deadly officer involved shootings are on the rise. Just this year, 35 have already been killed in the line of duty. This is 46 percent increase from previous years. Police said there is no apparent reason for the increase. In southern Oregon, there have been five officer involved shootings since January. While … Continue reading »

Police Caution of Counterfeit Bills

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are cautioning the public about counterfeit bills. Medford Police report seeing a significant increase in counterfeit 50s and 100s. Earlier in September, Medford Police said a man walked into Guitar Center and paid for $2,000 worth of musical instruments and equipment all with fake bills. Store employees didn’t realize the … Continue reading »

$2,000 of Fake Bills Used at Business

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are investigating after a Medford business accepted 20 counterfeit $100 bills from a customer. Medford Police said a man walked into Guitar Center and paid for $2,000 worth of musical instruments and equipment all with fake bills. The incident happened on Friday, but they didn’t realize the money was counterfeit until … Continue reading »

Medford Officers Justified in Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — At today’s conference, District Attorney Beth Heckert announced the officers involved in the shooting on August 24th, were justified for using deadly force. The Grand Jury met for four hours and the 15 jury members deliberated for less than 5 min. The incident happened near Cherry Street and Stewart Avenue, and police reported … Continue reading »

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