Officer Involved Shooting in Douglas Co.

[UPDATE 12/24, 8:36 A.M.] The Douglas County District Attorney’s office has allowed the release of the name and status of the person involved in Tuesday’s vehicle fire and Officer Involved Shooting. Investigators have identified the driver in this incident as Robert J. Jenkins, 55, of Roseburg. According to officials, Jenkins was transported to Lower Umpqua … Continue reading »

Search for Suspect in Police Chase

NEAR KENO, Ore. – Two of the three suspects accused of leading police on a chase are headed to court. Levi Cortez, 25, and William Noble, 24,  are expected to be arraigned on Monday in a court in Jackson County. The two men were taken into custody after allegedly eluding police just after 7 p.m. on Highway 66 between Keno and … Continue reading »

High Speed Pursuit Ends in Capture

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – A woman who led several state and local police agencies on a chase down Interstate 5 is facing several charges. On Tuesday December 9th, Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the Springfield Area Command spotted a car on southbound I-5 near milepost 186 that had been reported stolen to the Salem … Continue reading »

Traffic Stop Leads to Major Drug Bust

ASHLAND, Ore. – Police are crediting a K9 unit with getting nearly 38 lbs. of cocaine off the streets. On Friday morning, Oregon State Police stopped a small sedan near milepost 17 on Interstate 5. According to investigators,  the trooper suspected criminal activity, so he asked the three occupants of the vehicle for permission to search the … Continue reading »

Traffic Stop Leads to Oxycodone Bust

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – A Washington man is facing charges in Oregon after police said they found hundreds of Oxycodone tablets in his vehicle. On Wednesday December 3rd, 2014, Oregon State Police Troopers from the Springfield Area Command stopped a 2013 Dodge Charger on Interstate 5 for allegedly speeding. According to investigators, the trooper noticed Oxycodone tablets wrapped … Continue reading »

Meth Lab Found in Medford Neighborhood

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are investigating a meth lab found in the 1100 block of S. Holly Street that found two men facing charges. On Wednesday November 19th, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) team, along with the Medford Police Department, served a search warrant that stemmed from information received from the public … Continue reading »

Two Suspects Arrested in Market Robbery

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two suspects have been arrested following a robbery at a market that’s left one man dead. On Sunday, officers from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Klamath Falls Police Department, and the Oregon State Police pursued Lenny Miles for allegedly running from the scene of the robbery at the Frontier Market on … Continue reading »

OSP Releases Names in GP Fatal Crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoon’s fatal traffic crash involving a motorcycle and sport utility vehicle that occurred southwest of Grants Pass.   According to police, a 2000 Nissan Xterra sport utility vehicle, driven by George Griffin (49) from Grants Pass, was travelling northbound on Demaray Drive turning … Continue reading »

OSP Search for Hit & Run Driver

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police are searching for the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run crash that critically injured a pedestrian early Saturday morning. OSP reports at approximately 3:15 a.m., 41-year-old Christopher Joseph Thompson was struck by an unknown vehicle on Highway 62 near milepost 7 in front of the … Continue reading »

California Man Arrested on Meth Charges

NEAR MADRAS, Ore. — An OSP traffic stop on Friday along Highway 97 near Madras led to the discovery of approximately 20 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed in a rental car. Oregon State Police report 25-year-old Silvestre Rivera Fernandez, from South Gate, California, was pulled over for speeding in a construction zone. The trooper searched the … Continue reading »

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