Police Look For $30,000 in Stolen Goods

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police responded to a call in the parking lot at the Inn at the Commons on Riverside Ave. early Thursday morning. A hotel guest reported that his car had been broken into and some valuable items were stolen. The suspect made off with about 30 thousand dollars worth of equipment. The victim works … Continue reading »

Local Police React To Missouri Riots

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the recent riots in Missouri, local police are sharing their plans if a similar situation should happen in Southern Oregon. Location and demographics are different than in Medford, police say the procedures established in each community are similar. Medford Police has 27 officers who are trained in riot control tactics;17 of … Continue reading »

Good Samaritans Stop Robber

EUGENE,  Ore. — A team effort between an unlikely group of heroes leads to a thwarted robbery and a man behind bars. Andrew Khuu was walking to the 7-Eleven to get an e-cigarette when he heard screaming coming from inside and someone yelling that a woman had been stabbed. As he went inside to help, … Continue reading »

Early Morning Duplex Fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – An investigation is underway over what caused a fire at a duplex in Medford. It happened about 2:00 A.M. on Bryant St. Officials say the fire broke out in the home’s front living room. Medford police was the first on the scene, and officers used a garden house to knock down the … Continue reading »

High Tech Crimes Investigation Changes

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — An effort to save money is being cited as the driving force behind the closure of the office of the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force. The City of Central Point Police Department  says it recently decided that things could be improved by “transitioning away from the current lab-based service … Continue reading »

City Explores Options for Jail Beds

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Since August, the city of Grants Pass has rented up to 30 jail beds in an effort to cut down on the number of offenders who are cited and released. That contract will end on July 1st and now city officials are looking for ways to keep those jail beds open. … Continue reading »

Man Arrested in Business Burglary

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man accused of stealing $60,000 worth of tools and equipment from his employer was arrested by Medford Police officers this morning. In March, the Medford Police Department was contacted by a local Electrical Contractor who reported an internal theft. The business reported that its employee, 24-year old Dustin Jackson, had worked … Continue reading »

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 »

Suspect Jailed for Attempted Murder

MT. SHASTA, Ca. — A man was arrested Thursday afternoon in Mt. Shasta for attempted murder. David Tilly was taken into custody by Mt. Shasta Police officials and a shotgun, shotgun shells and other evidence were found at the scene. On Thursday at about 2:30 p.m., the Mt. Shasta Police Department responded to Mercy Medical … Continue reading »

Robbery at Umpqua Bank

PHOENIX, Ore. — We have confirmed reports that there has been an armed robbery at the Umpqua Bank in Phoenix. No one was injured. Police are on scene and are doing an active search at this time. We have a reporter at the scene now and will continue to bring you the most up-to-date information … Continue reading »

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