Budget Woes Plague County Sheriff

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – On Monday November 3, four Sheriff’s deputies will be returning to streets of Josephine County. Last June, County Commissioners approved a request to defer a $141,000 roads fund repayment, and borrow about $513,000 from a contingency fund, to fill positions at the jail that were being covered by Sheriff’s deputies. Recruitment for those positions began … Continue reading »

Klamath Sheriff’s Office Faces Cuts

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A packed house filled the room for the budget hearing for the sheriff’s office Thursday afternoon.  Many of the public commenters thought cuts to the sheriff’s department would lead to bigger problems. Sheriff Frank Skrah and his team met before Thursday’s budget hearing crunching numbers and seeing exactly what they need … Continue reading »

Woman in Jail for Murder; Identity Theft

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A 65-year old Rogue River woman is in jail for murder. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Susan Monica is also facing identity theft and theft charges. Deputies were investigating the lesser charges on Friday when they found evidence of further crimes at her home on West Evans Creek Road. The name … Continue reading »