Police Arrest Suspect in Vehicle Chase

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is in custody after police say he stole a van at knife-point and led police on a vehicle chase. On Sunday morning at 7:23 a.m., police say the suspect, identified as Christopher Cody Willard, walked up to a 2006 Odyssey Van while it was stopped at a red light on Central Avenue. … Continue reading »

S. Medford Suspect Identified

MEDFORD, Ore. – State, county and city law enforcement officers have identified the person who ran from a stolen vehicle after a high speed chase along Interstate 5 between Phoenix and Medford last night. They are searching for 19 year old Joshua Munoz from Lake Stevens, Washington. He is described as a black male, 5’11″, … Continue reading »

Overnight Medford Break-In

MEDFORD, Ore. — An elderly couple is hospitalized after an early morning break-in attempt on Hillcrest Road. The suspect in the case is 25-year old Brenton Allen Morrow. Police say Morrow knocked on the door around 4 a.m., then forced his way in when the residents went to answer. The owners are both in their … 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 »

In Custody Death Investigation Continues

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Medford man leads troopers on a high speed chase and dies being taken into custody. Police say 9:30 Wednesday evening, troopers attempted to stop 42-year-old Joseph Vavorsky for two traffic violations but he decided to elude OSP heading northbound on Interstate 5. They say he stopped the car and fled on … Continue reading »