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…

Violence in Ashland and Shady Cove

Thanksgiving week in the Rogue Valley was marred with two homicides and one suicide.  The deaths occurred where one does not see such activity on any kind of a regular basis. David Michael Grubbs, 23, of Ashland, was found diseased  on the bike path at Hunter’s Park in Ashland on around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov,…

Fatal on Hwy 140

Oregon State Police troopers are investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Monday Nov. 14, at 9:40 AM, on Hwy 140 at milepost 9. According to Sergeant Randie Martz a 2011 Ford 15 passenger van registered to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs was en route to the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinic…

OSP reward raised

Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division troopers from the Roseburg Area Command office are continuing to ask for the public’s help to identify the suspect(s) responsible for the illegal dumping of the remains of 5 antelope carcasses late September in the Marvin Hill area northwest of Sutherlin. The reward has increased up to…

Two people tied up and robbed in Eagle Point home invasion

Eagle Point police believe they have identified one of two suspects in a violent home invasion robbery early Tuesday in which a man was forced from his wheelchair and tied up. Police Chief Vern Thompson said he would name the suspect once the man is arrested and charged with the serious felony crimes   On…

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…

Two EP women face numerous charges

Two Eagle Point-area women were arrested by Oregon State Police shortly after midnight Friday following an attempt to elude in a vehicle southbound on Interstate 5 near Glendale.  In addition to driving-related charges, both women are facing charges after the trooper found small amounts of Ecstasy and Oxycodone in their possession. On August 20, 2010…

Sophisticated psilocybin mushroom bust

{gallery}/06_08_10/shroom{/gallery} An extended multi-agency investigation led to search warrants being served at three southern Oregon locations and the seizure of two sophisticated psilocybin mushroom growing operations and a large indoor marijuana growing operation. According to Oregon State Police (OSP) Drug Enforcement Section Sergeant Jim Johnson, the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) team and Medford Area…

Hwy. 140 accident critically injures two, including Eagle Point man

Four people were injured, two critically and one seriously, Saturday, May 22,  in a two vehicle collision on Highway 140 near the Kershaw Road intersection about two miles east of Medford.  Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation. At about 3:15 p.m. a 2005 Dodge pickup operated by Benjamin Panter, age 30, from…

Flatbed ends up partially in Klamath Lake

{gallery}/04_06_10/flatbed{/gallery}Highway 140W twelve miles west of Klamath Falls was closed Thursday morning, Apr. 8 for about 90 minutes after a commercial truck driver lost control resulting in a flatbed semi-trailer coming to a stop partially in Klamath Lake. At approximately 8:25 a.m. Glen Allen Burnett, age 53, from Aumsville, Oregon was driving a commercial truck…