Name of the Man Who Died Mid-Burglary

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The man who stopped breathing and died during a burglary early Tuesday morning has been identified as Jasen Robert Lewis, 33, of Grants Pass. According to Oregon State Police, Lewis was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants, including a felony warrant for Fail to Appear – Dangerous Drugs issued out of Josephine … Continue reading »

Burglary Turns Into Death Investigation

  GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Behind the caution tape outside at Innovative Woodworx LLC, Oregon State Police are gathering evidence on how an attempted burglary turned into a death investigation. “It was a burglary in progress that got interrupted. At some point before officers could respond, the suspect that was inside had some sort of … Continue reading »

Marijuana Arrest on I-5 Near Medford

NEAR MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police say traffic stop on I-5 near Medford lead to the arrest of two Seattle residents and the seizure of 44 lbs of marijuana. Police say on Friday night, an OSP trooper stopped a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta displaying Washington license plates northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 31 for … Continue reading »

Fatal Traffic Crash Near Chiloquin

NEAR CHILOQUIN, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing to investigate the cause of an early Thursday morning single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 97 near Chiloquin in Klamath County, which claimed the life an elderly man. At around 9 a.m., OSP troopers and local emergency responders were dispatched to a report of an … Continue reading »

Extra State Patrols for New Year’s Eve

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Following a safe Christmas holiday on the roads, Oregon State Police will have extra patrols on hand to catch drunk drivers Tuesday night. OSP said New Year’s Eve is typically one of their busiest nights of the year. Last year, about 40 percent of OSP’s drunk driving arrests happened after midnight … Continue reading »

Man and Dog Safe After Crash Into Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A commercial truck driver and his dog are safe after his truck traveled off Highway 140 W, about six miles west of Klamath Falls, and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police are still investigating the crash and the Oregon Department of Transportation is working on … Continue reading »

Family of Fatal Crash Victim Speaks Out

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A driver responsible for hitting and killing two Josephine County men is still on the run. Back in October, a driver hit Jared Houston and his friend, killing both of them. Houston’s mother says there doesn’t seem to be any movement in the case and she says OSP admits their resources … Continue reading »

Oregon DUII Enforcement This Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local law enforcement agencies are stepping up their enforcement and cracking down on drunk drivers. Oregon State Police and other local agencies are taking part in what they’re calling National Holiday Lifesaver Weekend. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 32,000 people were killed in crashes in 2011. 31% of … Continue reading »

OSP on Alert for Holiday Travel

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Oregon State Police will be keeping a close eye on state highways in the next couple of weeks, looking for drivers in danger and those breaking the law. OSP troopers say Interstate 5 will see a big increase in traffic during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays and they say there’s … Continue reading »

Oregon State Police Investigate Poaching

NEAR MERRILL, Ore. — A reward is being offered for anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction in a poaching case. Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers are looking for information about a deer poaching case near Merrill. Troopers say a large deer was shot and left behind. They say someone cut … Continue reading »

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