Crab Boat Captain Cited for Pollution

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — A commercial crab boat captain was cited by an Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division trooper for Water Pollution related to an investigation into last week’s dumping of an estimated 5,000 pounds of rotten, skinned mink carcasses into the water at the Port of Brookings in Curry County. During … 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 »

OSP Officer Wounded in Shooting

NEAR THE DALLES, Ore. — Parts of Interstate 84 were re-opened Thursday evening, after an officer was wounded during a traffic stop east of The Dalles. OSP reported that a trooper stopped a passenger car displaying Oregon license plates eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 106 for a traffic violation. As the trooper exited the … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Trader’s Crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police was one of the first to respond to Bear Camp Road Tuesday morning.  OSP is assisting the lead agency in the case, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. “I don’t know if there will be any criminal charges, but I’m not involved in that,” Sergeant Proulx said. “That’ll be … Continue reading »

OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Arrests

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. – OSP arrested two men last Friday after 30 pounds of heroin were found in their vehicle. The van, displaying California plates, was originally pulled over for speeding. After further investigation during the traffic stop the trooper discovered the drugs in the car’s trunk, worth an estimated $600,000. The two California men … Continue reading »

Father of Tased Child Speaks Out

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — The father of a girl with autism who was tased by an Oregon State Trooper is calling the action excessive. Oregon State Police say the action may have saved her life. The 11-year-old girl was found naked, wandering along Interstate 5 in the early morning hours. She was spotted by a … Continue reading »

Cave Junction Overnight Shooting

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police troopers responded to reports of shots fired in Cave Junction overnight. Witnesses say the shooter and the victim had been drinking together in the bar and then left. A man came into a bar at the Junction Inn, claiming someone had been shot. Officers say a man claiming … Continue reading »

Man Arrested After Chevy Camaro Stolen

BAKER CITY, Ore. — A man was arrested Wednesday morning for driving a reportedly stolen $61,000 Chevrolet Camaro. Both the Oregon State Police and Union County Sheriff’s Office said the car was stolen earlier that day from a Baker City auto dealership. The vehicle’s OnStar system was of great assistance, disabling the car’s engine and … Continue reading »

OSP Arrest Man for DUII & Bank Robbery

NEAR EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a man suspected of a bank robbery near Sacramento, California Thursday morning after learning he was wanted following his first arrest the night before. Initially, the suspect, 57 year-old James Dear, was taken into custody Wednesday night near Eugene for a DUII and was later released. … Continue reading »

Second Death Confirmed In Hwy 199 Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) confirmed a second person died following Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 199 near Cave Junction. According to a hospital official where she was being treated, the female passenger died Thursday. According to OSP, on February 6, 2013 at approximately 1:54 p.m., a 2005 Dodge … Continue reading »

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