Eagle Point man arrested for poaching

Antlers, hides and other animal parts were found in Eagle Point home.

A three-week investigation by Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife troopers into illegal deer hunting led to the arrest of an Eagle Point man Monday, Feb. 13, while OSP troopers served a search warrant at his home. According to Sergeant Kirk Meyer, on Feb.13,  OSP Fish & Wildlife Division troopers served a search warrant…

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Make the right play to save your life and others. On Super Bowl Sunday, the Medford Police Department teamed up with the Oregon State Police, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Talent Police Department and Eagle Point Police Department to conduct a high visibility D.U.I.I. saturation patrol.  The involved officers focused their enforcement efforts to the City…

Meeker honored at luncheon

{gallery}/10_19_10/meeker{/gallery} Police Chief John Meeker was honored on his approaching retirement by the city staff last Friday. He  officially retires  on Nov. 8 and will be honored by the city council on Nov. 9 as the new chief is sworn in. Chief Meeker has been with the Eagle Point Police Department for 22 years, serving…

Warning from EP Police

“We are at the season of fireworks and other homemade devices that can explode or make loud noises, “ reported Chief of Eagle Point Police John Meeker. “Please be careful not to touch or kick anything suspicious. The item may look as innocent as a clear plastic bottle with what appears to be water in…

Prescription Drug turn-In Saturday, Mar. 13, in Eagle Point

Have you checked your medicine cabinet lately? How about that junk drawer, or your purse? Chances are at least one of these sources will reveal outdated or unused medicines. You may find prescriptions or you may find outdated vitamins or over the counter drugs. You may forget about them but all too often our children…

Mar. 13 old, out-of-date prescription drug turn in day

The Eagle Point /Upper Rogue Chamber of Commerce is participating in the state-wide Prescription Drug Turn-In Event in Eagle Point on Saturday, Mar. 13, from 2-4 p.m. The activity will take place at the Ashpole Center, at Eagle Point City Hall. This is an opportunity to turn in unwanted and expired drugs to keep them…

John Meeker appointed Chief of Eagle Point Police

{gallery}/01_19_10/meeker{/gallery} Eagle Point has a new Chief of Police but he is not a  new person on the staff. John Meeker is now Eagle Point Police Chief Meeker. He has been a Lieutenant on the force and when Dave Strand announced he was retiring on Dec. 31, Meeker was appointed and has been working closely…