Police Seeking Help to Identify Suspects

MEDFORD, Ore.– Police are asking the public to help them identity people who they say were at the center of burglaries, or planned to do so. Police said one suspect, shown to the right, headed into the Purple Parrot on Highland Drive with the intention of robbing the place. They said he took off in an … Continue reading »

Walmart Purse Theft Arrest

Grants Pass, Ore.– Two people are behind bars for stealing a woman’s purse in the Wal-Mart parking lot earlier this month. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said a woman called in to report the theft around 9 a.m., January 7th. They said the woman was unloading her bags into the trunk of her … Continue reading »

Duck Basketball Players Accused of Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Two University of Oregon men’s basketball players are accused of shoplifting from the Market of Choice on Franklin Boulevard in Eugene last month. Police say a grocery store employee caught Elgin Cook and Jalil Abdul-Bassit, both 21, stealing food on the afternoon of September 12. Officers responded and the two men were cited … Continue reading »

Several Crimes Increase in Medford

Medford, Ore. — Crimes linked to stealing are up dramatically in Medford in the first three months of the year.  The department says car thefts have increased 115% from last year.  Burglary is up 30%, robbery cases increased by 19%, and theft by 18%. Lt. Mike Budreau said one reason for this is repeat offenders, … Continue reading »

Homeowner Catches Burglar

MEDFORD, Ore. — Around 7:38 a.m. on Thursday, February 20th, police were called to the 600 block of N. Berkeley Way to respond to a burglary call. Police arrived at the residence and took the suspect, Anthony Paul Mathis,  into custody without incidence. Just a few minutes earlier, Mathis was seen by a homeowner breaking … Continue reading »

Citizen Stops Shoplifter

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Zachary Earll saved the day on Sunday, Dec. 15, when he stopped a burglary in progress at the Big R, located on Highway 62 in White City. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Big R at 1:45 p.m. for a shoplifting. A store employee was working at the counter when … Continue reading »

Arrested Woman Possibly Linked to Thefts

MEDFORD, Ore. — A woman was arrested for identity theft, but detectives believe she could also be connected to multiple burglaries across the Rogue Valley. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office were out on the 900 block of Niantic Street Tuesday morning. Deputies served a search warrant on 27-year-old Brittani Miller’s residence. They found stolen credit cards, a … Continue reading »

Dozen Locked Mailboxes Pried Open at Apt

MEDFORD, Ore. — Residents at a Medford apartment complex find more than a dozen locked mail boxes pried open. According to Medford Police, the mailman dropping off mail noticed several doors had been open at Progress Estates apartments. Police suspect someone used a screwdriver to break the locks. “Initially, I was worried about anything that could be in … Continue reading »

Bike Thief Caught On Camera

MEDFORD,Ore. — Fifty five bicycles have been stolen in the last three months, which is what’s been reported to Medford Police. One man is taking matters into his own hands and offering up a reward for information on the thief, he caught on camera. After riding it to work in Medford every day, Keith Shirley locked … Continue reading »