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…

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…

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. …

Medford Police promote Lt. Tim Doney

Medford Police Lieutenant Tim Doney will be promoted to Deputy Chief on July 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Medford City Hall Council chambers. Doney has been with the Medford Police Department for 23 years. During his time at MPD, he has worked as a patrol officer, field training officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant,…

Armed robbery

On Sunday, June 26th at approximately 1546 hours Medford Police responded to a reported Armed Robbery at the Purple Parrot located at 828 S Central Ave. A white female adult entered the store, showed the teller a handgun and demanded money. The suspect then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect…

Multi-Agency Vehicle Pursuit

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011 just after 10:10 PM, a Jackson County Sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop along Avenue A, in White City. The vehicle quickly fled south on Highway 62 towards Medford. The suspect vehicle, a white Chevy Cavalier, sped through many red lights. The pursuit continued through parts of Medford. Units from…

Shots fired in Medford, suspect located

On July 30 at approximately 3:02 a.m., the Medford Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Muchas Gracias at 2305 W. Main.  There were no injuries reported. Arriving officers found that the suspect vehicle, only described as a white, 4-door sedan, had left the area.  The initial investigation indicates…

Suspected robber of SOFCU in custody

On April 26 at approximately 2:40pm, the Medford Police Department responded to the SOFCU Community Credit Union at 1380 Biddle Road for a reported armed robbery. A lone male subject entered the bank and presented a demand note to the teller. The note stated that the suspect had a gun, but no weapon was displayed….

Bank Robbery suspect in custody

On April 20, 2010 Medford Police Department responded to the Libery Bank at 295 E. Barnett Rd. for a reported armed robbery. The suspect had fled the bank in an eastbound direction prior to officers’ arrival. Early information is that the lone male suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to the teller….

Liberty Bank robbed Apr. 20

{gallery}/04_19_10/bank{/gallery}  On Apr. 20 at approximately 9:57 a.m., the Medford Police Department responded to the Liberty Bank at 295 E. Barnett Road for a reported armed robbery. The suspect had fled the bank in an eastbound direction prior to officers’ arrival.  Early information is that the lone male suspect entered the bank and presented a…

Retirement of Medford Police K9 "Robb"

{gallery}/03_30_10/dog{/gallery} On Sunday, Mar. 14th, Medford Police K9 “Robb” officially retired ending 9 years of service with the Medford Police Department, most recently assigned to the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team (MADGE). K9 “Robb”, an 11 year old English Springer Spaniel, was first placed into service with MPD on Nov. 29, 2000.  He…