SEVERE WX : Fire Weather Watch View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Police: Missing Medford teen located 'unharmed'

16-year-old Elijah White disappeared sometime on Thursday morning under suspicious circumstances

Posted: May 30, 2019 1:57 PM
Updated: May 31, 2019 10:47 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. —

UPDATE: Elijah White was located "unharmed" in Ashland on Thursday night, according to the Medford Police Department.

A social media post from the agency did not provide any more information about the case or what may have happened.

(Updated at 10:45 a.m. on 5/31/19)


UPDATE: According to an update from Medford Police, missing teen Elijah White spoke to an Oregon State Police trooper on I-5 on Thursday morning, and the trooper gave White a ride to Barnett Road in Medford.

"Elijah is still missing, but no longer considered endangered. It appears he is a runway," MPD said.

(Updated at 2:55 p.m. on 5/30/19)


INITIAL REPORT: Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing and endangered teenager last seen in Medford at the Rogue Valley Mall.

16-year-old Elijah White was spotted at the mall around 9 a.m. on Thursday morning.

According to the Medford Police Department (MPD), White is missing under "suspicious circumstances." His vehicle was found in the mall parking lot with the keys in the door, and his cell phone was recovered in the middle of the road near Red Lobster.

"His family is greatly concerned for his safety," MPD said.

White is described as 5'11" and 130 pounds. The picture taken from security footage [above] is current, while the adjacent picture on a blue background is an earlier DMV photo.

If you have any information regarding White's disappearance, please contact MPD and reference Case #19-10011.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 31865

Reported Deaths: 539
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah7022136
Marion456992
Washington441759
Umatilla293941
Clackamas234661
Malheur158926
Jackson11094
Lane109616
Deschutes79312
Yamhill75013
Jefferson5218
Polk51515
Linn49513
Morrow4946
Lincoln47613
Union4392
Benton2946
Klamath2792
Wasco2793
Hood River2490
Douglas2244
Josephine1952
Columbia1551
Coos1490
Clatsop1310
Baker922
Crook621
Tillamook510
Curry310
Lake290
Wallowa281
Sherman180
Harney120
Grant90
Gilliam80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 799516

Reported Deaths: 15393
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2644146455
Riverside578831179
San Bernardino53359918
Orange526221182
San Diego45596773
Kern31712360
Fresno28019362
Sacramento21872399
Alameda20951397
Santa Clara20756304
San Joaquin20126437
Stanislaus16436345
Contra Costa16238204
Tulare15829259
Ventura12591146
Imperial11741317
San Francisco1094699
San Mateo9714144
Monterey970170
Santa Barbara8973113
Merced8828140
Kings756977
Sonoma7262120
Marin6641114
Solano627863
Madera445865
Placer353544
San Luis Obispo347929
Butte279043
Yolo278255
Santa Cruz22949
Sutter168911
Napa165313
San Benito132111
Yuba11367
El Dorado10884
Mendocino89418
Shasta75916
Lassen7360
Glenn5713
Tehama5334
Lake53011
Nevada5286
Colusa5246
Humboldt4967
Calaveras31414
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18715
Mono1652
Siskiyou1630
Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Medford
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 66°
Brookings
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 61°
Crater Lake
Few Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 69°
Grants Pass
Overcast
53° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 53°
Klamath Falls
Few Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 69°
Spotty afternoon showers
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events

Latest Video

Image

Shawna Huggins of Phoenix

Image

Friday, September 25 afternoon weather

Image

Friday, September 25 morning weather

Image

Happy Camp Hero

Image

New multi-agency resource center opened in Medford

Image

Thursday, September 24th Evening Weather

Image

Community of Happy Camp begins recovery after Slater Fire destruction

Image

Thursday, September 24 afternoon weather

Image

Thursday, September 24 morning weather

Image

LCC K9 MINISTRY SENDS COMFORT DOGS TO JACKSON COUNTY