Truck Hits Man After Accused Trespassing

[UPDATE 10:43A.M.] Central Point Police said they got a trespassing report about 6:30a.m., Monday morning. They said the person living at a home on First St. jumped in his truck and followed the accused trespasser when they tried to run away. Police said the driver of the truck hit the man on foot, causing critical injuries. … Continue reading »

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 »