EP teen dies in Medford home

On Saturday, Feb. 18, at 11 p.m., police and medical personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 3100 block of Alameda Street for a 14 year old girl who was unconscious and not breathing.  The caller reported that the juvenile had ingested alcohol and helium.  The teen was tended to by medical personnel and…

SC youth arrested for abuse of cat

A 17-year-old Shady Cove male juvenile was arrested on Feb. 10 for Aggravated Animal Abuse in the 1st Degree. The charge is a Class C felony. The juvenile, whose name is not being released,  pending current investigation and likelihood of other arrests, is currently lodged at the Juvenile Detention Center in Medford.  The investigation is…

Disturbance report leads to shooting of teen by MPD

The Medford Police Department responded to a disturbance call for service in the 800 block Pennsylvania Ave. On Sunday, Jan. 22 at 2:21 p.m. .  The 9-1-1 call and the subsequent 9-1-1 callback indicated that a mother and her 18-year-old son were asking for police assistance.  Both the mother and son conversed with 9-1-1 dispatchers. …

Shooting death in White City

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 3200 block of Antelope Road in White City just before 12:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, for  a report of a gunshot wound. Jackson County Fire District #3 and Mercy Flights responded to render medical aid. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. …

Cell phone scam

The Medford Police Dept. Financial Investigation Section is warning the public of a text message scam (phising scam) that has gone out. The scam is saying "as part of a protection program, call us at 559-478-2039 to verify your account".      This is a scam and there is no reason to respond to this…

WaMu robbery suspect caught

Robert Green On April 2 at about 11a.m., the Medford Police Department was contacted by the United States Marshals Service, who advised they had Ronald Green, 45, in their custody.  Green was arrested in a residence in the 6000 block of Skunk Hollow Road, Florence, Oregon after their investigation led them to that address.  He…

Police seek WaMu robbery suspect, know his identity

Ronald Allan Green The Medford Police Department, working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has identified the suspect in the robbery of the Washington Mutual Bank, located inside South Fred Meyer, which occurred on 3-17-08 as: Ronald Allan Green. He is described as 45 years of age, 6’2"-6’3", 230-250 lbs., died dark brown or black…

Fire District 3 personel under investigation

"Jackson County Fire District No. 3 has placed two division  chiefs on administrative  leave and is starting an investigation into job related conduct," according to David Hard, who will become the full-time fire chief for the district on Nov. 30.  He said he estimated it could  take a couple of weeks to complete the investigation….