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 »

Fatal Crash Along Highway 199

NEAR CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) are continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 199 about eight miles south of Cave Junction. The crash resulted in the death of a 75-year old man and also led to critical injuries of a 65-year old woman. According to … Continue reading »

OSP Arrest Man for Robbing Levi’s Market

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a Grants Pass-area man Thursday afternoon related to an investigation into Tuesday’s armed robbery at a convenience store southwest of Grants Pass. This past Tuesday evening OSP troopers responded to a reported armed robbery at Levi’s Market in Grants Pass. The clerk reported that an adult … Continue reading »

Driver Arrested for Running from Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a 26-year old Central Point man early Thursday morning on multiple charges following two incidents in which he attempted to escape OSP troopers. Officers say the man has made a habit of leading police on chases, and in the suspect’s past run-ins with law enforcement, shots were … Continue reading »

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