Medford Benefits From From SOHTCTF Split

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Detective Brandon Bloomfield has been part of the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force for several years, but will soon return to an office in Medford. The Medford Police Department already has plans to set Bloomfield up with a new high tech crimes lab. With Bloomfield rejoining their team full … Continue reading »

Former High Tech Crimes Head in Court

MEDFORD, Ore. – The founder and former head of the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force is appearing in the Jackson County court to face charges of misconduct. Former lieutenant Josh Moulin is defending his case nearly two years after leaving the job. Moulin served as the head of the High Tech Crimes Task … Continue reading »

Arraignment Scheduled for Former Officer

MEDFORD, Ore.– An arraignment is scheduled for the former head of Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force, Friday. The Department of Justice confirmed Thursday, there are now criminal charges filed against former Lt. Josh Moulin. This all stems from an investigation that began in 2012. Lt. Moulin was placed on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave … Continue reading »

Former Teacher on Trial

MEDFORD, Ore. — The trial is on for the teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. The trial started Thursday for Sarah Swanson. The former Crater High School teacher turned herself in last year for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. During the investigation, officers say they found evidence on … Continue reading »

“John Doe 27″ Located

[UPDATE: 11-14-13] FBI have released a statement on John Doe 27: It is now believed that tips generated from the November 12, 2013, publicity campaign have led to the identification and location (in the Midwest region of the USA) of the man in the photographs known as John Doe 27. As of this time, no … Continue reading »

Man Arrested For Online Crimes

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are continuing the child porn investigation of an Eagle Point man accused of victimizing a local girl. Christopher Hammer was arrested last week after a separate federal investigation into online child pornography led police to his home. Police identified one of the children in the photos as a local 10-year-old girl. … Continue reading »

Child Abuse Arrest In Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — A home-based kindergarten in Ashland was also the home of a 32-year-old man now in custody for encouraging child sexual abuse. Local police don’t think the suspect had any involvement with the kids, but Benjamin Mycko is in jail after High Tech Crimes investigators say he downloaded images and videos of child … Continue reading »

More Victims In Gymnastics Abuse Case

MEDFORD, Ore. – The investigation continues in the case of a Medford gymnastics coach facing charges of encouraging child sex abuse. Officials say the number of potential victims has more than doubled since information was first released on Monday. Jeffrey Bettman was arrested at his home last Friday, after the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes … Continue reading »

Gymnastics Coach Arrested for Child Porn

MEDFORD, Ore, – A longtime gymnastics coach and sports photographer is under arrest, suspected of secretly taking pictures of students while they were changing. Police say it may have occurred during a nine-year period at several gymnastics facilities across Southern Oregon. Police arrested 54-year-old Jeffrey Bettman on Nov. 2, and he is in the Jackson … Continue reading »

Task Force Leader Investigated

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — As the former head of the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force is investigated for possible wrongdoing, central point police say there should be no impact on that unit. Central Point Police Lt. Josh Moulin had led the High Tech Crimes Task Force since its inception, and helped agencies across … Continue reading »

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