Driver of Suspicious Van in Court

By Sharon Ko MEDFORD, Ore. — A Jackson County Judge is keeping a suspicious driver behind bars, the man deputies say was driving up to young girls in Jackson County. 41-year-old Doug Remstedt is not facing any charges for trying to contact those young girls, but he is being held for a list of other … Continue reading »

Suspicious Van Driver Arrested

By Sharon Ko MEDFORD, Ore. — A suspicious driver who deputies believe was contacting middle school-aged girls is now behind bars. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says, through a tip, they located 41-year-old Doug Remstedt’s van with a tarp over it on West Vilas Road in Central Point. They found him at a residence on … Continue reading »

Local Officers Warn of “Stranger Danger”

By Erin Maxson MEDFORD, Ore. — Investigators say there is a strong connection between two suspicious contacts between strangers and Southern Oregon children. Thursday morning, while kids were on their way to school, sheriff deputies were out in both marked and unmarked cars. They are looking for a van which they believe was used in … Continue reading »

Attempted Abduction Investigation Continues

By Sharon Ko WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County deputies are looking into two attempted abductions where they say a suspicious van is pulling up next to young girls. Deputies believe the incidents, which happened in White City, are related and possibly connected to a third abduction incident in Phoenix. Earlier Wednesday morning, on Hale … Continue reading »