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06, Jun 2013 - Jackson Medical Lake wrong-way driver wanted by Oregon police
PORTLAND -- The man suspected of driving the wrong way on I-84 and I-205 and crashing into a car on the Glenn Jackson Bridge is now wanted by police. Kenneth Burgess failed to show for his Tuesday court appearance in Portland, so a warrant has been issued for his arrest. He's charged with several charges including reckless driving, criminal mischief, and DUII. Burgess, a big rig driver from ...
02, Jun 2013 - Jackson Police find, arrest suspects in home burglary cases
MEDFORD, Ore. -- Police have arrested four men they believed were involved in several burglaries in east Medford and a burglary in Jacksonville. The burglaries happened between Feb. 15 and May 6 on South Barneburg, Hillcrest Road, Cloudcrest Drive, Dragon Trail Place, Herrington Way and on Oregon Street in Jacksonville. ...
31, May 2013 - Jackson Law Enforcement Wraps Up DUII Saturation
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Local law enforcement finishes up DUII saturations Monday. Oregon State Police, Medford Police, and Jackson County Sheriff all ramp up patrols as part of the holiday weekend. State police officials say the combination of increased traffic and holiday recreation makes for dangerous roads on Memorial Day weekend. They say the extra … Continue reading »
26, May 2013 - Jackson Police plan DUII patrols for Memorial Day Weekend
MEDFORD, Ore. -- If you plan to drink this holiday weekend, you better have a designated driver. Area police departments are increasing patrols that target impaired drivers. Police departments that plan to conduct the saturation patrols include Medford Police, Central Point Police, Talent Police, Oregon State Police and the Jackson County Sheriff's office. ...
26, May 2013 - Jackson Arrests Made in Marijuana Investigation
MEDFORD, Ore. — Law enforcement from across the state joined forces with the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team to serve several search warrants in Jackson County. In all 4 people were arrested and 8 search warrants were served. Earlier Thursday, four people left the doors of Southern Oregon “NORML” in handcuffs as the … Continue reading »
26, May 2013 - Jackson Officers Boost Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend
It's Memorial Day weekend and that means extra patrols on local roadways. Medford police will be teaming up with the Jackson County Sheriff’s office, Oregon State Police, Talent police, and Central Point police to conduct saturation patrols in various areas at unspecified times over the holiday weekend. Police encourage people to plan ahead and designate a sober driver or arrange for a taxi to ...
23, May 2013 - Jackson OSP Discusses Law Enforcement Levy
NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Josephine County voters have another chance this month to pass a public safety levy. If they don’t, law enforcement paid for by people in Jackson County will also help protect people in Josephine County. When Oregon State Police responds to incidents in Josephine County, the result is fewer troopers on … Continue reading »
19, May 2013 - Jackson Ride of Silence in Jackson County
PHOENIX, Ore. — Dozens of riders joined with local police departments to also honor cyclists killed in Oregon. Siskiyou Velo – a local bike club – worked with the officers to coordinate the “Ride of Silence.” The event is held at the same time at locations all over the world. In 2011, 15 cyclists were … Continue reading »
01, May 2013 - Jackson Seattle man arrested after 6-year-old daughter eats meth
Southern Oregon authorities say a 6-year-old who ate methamphetamine from her father's baggie had an upset stomach but is otherwise in good health.
25, Apr 2013 - Jackson Charges reduced, dad released in southern Oregon meth case
A Seattle man is released from an Oregon jail and faces reduced charges despite initial reports he allegedly allowed his 6-year-old daughter to eat meth. The girl did not show signs of meth intoxication, a Jackson County sheriff's spokeswoman said.
25, Apr 2013 - Jackson 6-year-old eats meth; father arrested in S. Oregon
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- Southern Oregon authorities say a 6-year-old who ate methamphetamine from her father's baggie had an upset stomach but is otherwise in good health. She was placed in foster care. He was booked on charges including child neglect and meth possession. A Jackson County sheriff's deputy caught up with a 28-year-old Seattle man after reports Monday about suspicious behavior at a ...
23, Apr 2013 - Jackson Seattle man accused of letting 6-year-old daughter eat meth
Police said a Seattle man was arrested in Oregon after a deputy discovered that the man’s 6-year-old daughter had eaten methamphetamine. Around 5:30 p.m. Monday, police received several anonymous reports about a man acting strangely in the Burger King parking lot in Ashland, Ore. A Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputy was sent to the area to perform a welfare check. Police said before the ...
21, Apr 2013 - Jackson Deputies Use DNA Laced Juice Carton In Burglary Arrest
Eagle Point, Oregon An innocent carton of orange juice was the key to making one arrest in a 2012 burglary at a home in Eagle Point. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, $10,000 in silver and collectable coins were some of the items that have eluded police during the investigation along with one other suspect who's DNA was also found on the OJ container.
16, Apr 2013 - Jackson Eagle Point man sentenced to 90 days' jail for 3 illegal ponds
Gary Harrington, 65, has been battling Oregon water managers for about a decade over three fishing ponds on his Jackson County property. Harrington says the ponds, which have boat docks and are stocked with fish, are for fire suppression.
13, Apr 2013 - Jackson Accident sends deputy to hospital
MEDFORD, Ore. -- A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy is out of the hospital after hitting another driver. The accident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday at the Table Rock and Vilas road intersection. Oregon State Police say a Eureka, Calif., woman made a left turn on a flashing yellow arrow. ...
13, Apr 2013 - Jackson Armed Man Taken Safely into Custody
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A suicidal man with a gun is taken safely into custody Thursday night. NewsWatch 12 was the only crew on scene. Several Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police troopers responded to the 300 block of Savage Creek Road. It’s a road familiar to deputies. Previously on Monday, they took … Continue reading »
09, Apr 2013 - Jackson Ohio Man Arrested For Multiple Courthouse Threats, Including Jackson County
Police arrest an Ohio man after they say he made dozens of bomb threats to courthouses, including here in Jackson and Josephine counties. On Wednesday, police arrested 39 year old Lonny Bristow in Mansfield - that's about an hour outside of Cleveland. The arrest follows an investigation of bomb threats made in November and December, to courthouses and public buildings in Oregon, Washington ...
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