Bomb squad checks chemical device in EP

At 7:30 pm a witness observed a dark colored midsized pickup with two male subjects inside, park near the intersection of N Royal Avenue and E. Archwood.  The driver handed the passenger a can and the passenger left the vehicle and placed the can on the sidewalk and re-enter the pickup and leave the area….

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…

Head on near Eagle Point

One driver was taken to an area hospital after two cars collided on Highway 62 Wednesday, Aug. 10,  morning. Oregon State Police say a driver heading north attempted to pass a flatbed truck near Willamette Egg Farm outside of Eagle Point. The driver did not see a car coming in the other direction. As the…

Dangerous Left Turn Shuts Down Highway 62

Traffic stopped for over an hour while Deputies investigate a two car crash. On Monday, June 06, 2011 at 9:04 am, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Highway 62 and Meadows Lane, Shady Cove for a two vehicle crash. Bryson E. Clark, 061886 of Medford, was turning left from Meadows Lane, when he pulled…

Sheriff stop turns into chase

On Friday, May 13, 2011 at 7:19 a.m., a Jackson County Sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop on Highway 234 as they neared Highway 62.  The vehicle quickly fled and after a short pursuit ended up driving up Del Isle Way where it encountered a gated driveway.  The suspect vehicle, a white Honda Civic, was…

Mobile food pantry opens in Eagle Point

On Monday, Jan. 24, the Eagle Point community  started receiving nutritious food for its hungry through the ACCESS Mobile Food Distribution Program at St. John Lutheran Church, 42 Alta Vista Road. The church will host the new ACCESS mobile outreach services vehicle every Monday from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Foods available include canned goods, packaged…

Police search for person who shot Lincoln City officer

{gallery}/01_25_11/durham{/gallery}A Lincoln City police officer is in critical condition after he was shot Sunday night during a traffic stop on Highway 101 on the south end of Lincoln City.  A multi-agency search is currently underway for the unidentified suspect just north of Waldport after he fled a vehicle on foot west of Highway 101.  The…

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…

Man tries to lure student with money

On Friday, Apr. 30,  a 13 year old female was walking along Laura Lane in White City to White Mountain Middle School when she was contacted by an unknown man in a vehicle and offered $20 to get into his vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle asked the girl several times to get into his…

Army Corps closes road behind Elk Creek

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Rogue River Basin Project informs recreationists and other users that the old public access road above Elk Creek Dam will be closed to vehicle traffic for the 2010 summer season. “Our structural engineers concluded that two of the three wooden bridges along the road are at risk of failure,”…

EP man faces attempted murder charges

The Grand Jury returned an indictment against Clayton Emil Huff, of Eagle Point, charging him with attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder, robbery and assault each in first degree, assault and attempted kidnap each in second degree and attempting to elude a police officer. Huff will be arraigned this week. The charges are a result of…