New Sheriffs In Southern Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Sheriff Gil Gilbertson held the sheriff’s position in Josephine County for two terms. After the preliminary results came in on Tuesday night, Dave Daniel sits in a comfortable lead to take over. Daniel said he is excited to take over as the sheriff. He has served as a police officer for … Continue reading »

New Sheriffs for Jackson & Josephine Co.

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County will have its first new sheriff in 12 years. Corey Falls beat out the current sheriff, Mike Winters. The preliminary results showed Falls up at about 77%, against Winters at 22%. “It’s extremely humbling,” said Falls. “The support I’ve gotten throughout this process has been humbling and I really appreciate … Continue reading »

Sheriff Winters Outspent by Corey Falls

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Sheriff Mike Winters has announced his plans to retire at the end of his term, unofficially conceding the race and endorsing opponent Corey Falls. The decision comes after months of campaigning in which Winters was vastly outspent by Falls. According to the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, Winters had raised $6,611 … Continue reading »

Sheriff Winters Plans to Retire

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters announced he wants to retire at the end of his term, which is the end of this year. Early Thursday afternoon, NewsWatch12’s Ron Brown sat down in an exclusive interview with Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters to discuss his plans to retire, and publicly endorse his … Continue reading »

Gang Activity Leads to Search Warrants

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A spike in gang activity in White City led law enforcement to serve four search warrants this morning. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement have been working together for a couple of weeks, investigating recent gang activity which includes two drive by shootings and a … Continue reading »

Two Officers Running for Sheriff Spot

MEDFORD, Ore. — There are several candidates who plan to run for the position of sheriff in Jackson County in the May 2014 primary. The current sheriff of Jackson County, Mike Winters, plans to run this coming May. So far, two people plan to run against him. Lieutenant Bob Sergi with the Jackson County Sheriff’s … Continue reading »