The Medford Police Department continues to see a rise in the number of incidents involving graffiti. Since the beginning of 2015 officers have responded to 153 graffiti cases. Of those cases, 55% have occurred in Beat 4, or the Southwest area of Medford. The majority appear to be gang related and feature the following: VLS 13, VDF X3, FTP, FTL SUR 13 and BN. The “tagging” has appeared on multiple locations, including, but not limited to, businesses, homes, outbuildings, fences, poles and signs.
02-04-2015 JEREMY KYLE GIBSON
This week Medford Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon need your help in finding convicted felon and wanted subject Jeremy Kyle Gibson.
On January 29, 2015, Medford Police had a vehicle elude them near East Jackson St. The vehicle was later found abandoned in the 200 block of Vancouver Av. The ensuing investigation showed that Jeremy Kyle Gibson was the driver of the vehicle during the elude.
This week Medford Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon need your help in finding convicted felon and wanted subject John Francisco Aranda.
Aranda’s Oregon criminal history starts in 2006 and in California in 2000 with arrests and convictions for Strangulation, Contempt of Court, and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle as well as arrests for Parole Violations. CLICK FOR FULL POST AND PICTURES
Medford Police were called to investigate a residential burglary in the 2600 block of Hillcrest Rd on November 1, 2014. A family relative was checking on the house and discovered a rear door unlocked. After the house was cleared by officers, it was discovered that suspect(s) had entered the house through a bathroom window and taken an 80" television, a laptop, a wall safe, cash and two cars (later recovered)
Now, Medford Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon need your help in finding one of the suspects, convicted felon and wanted subject Timothy James Sheeler. A second suspect, Adrian Norton, has already been arrested. CLICK FOR FULL POST AND PHOTOS
12-17-14 - Attempt To Locate - Dean, Paul Estle
Law enforcement and Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon needs your help in locating convicted felon and wanted subject Paul Estle Dean.
In mid-January 2014, Medford officers had contact with Paul Dean and found him to have an outstanding warrant. During his subsequent arrest, he was found to be armed with a dagger and four social security cards that did not belong to him. He was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Theft in the Third Degree. During the booking process, deputies found methamphetamine in his shoe which resulted in the charge of Supplying Contraband. Click Here for More!
November 26, 2014 - Klamath Falls Homicide
Klamath County District Attorney Rob Partridge released a press statement on the November 13th homicide in Klamath County.
"On Thursday, November 13, 2014, the Klamath County Major Crime was activated related to a homicide that occurred on the Oregon California and Eastern State Trail (OC&E) east of Altamont Drive in Klamath Falls, OR. Shots were fired resulting in the death of 39 year old Tyler Devore Nelson. No one has been arrested related to this shooting.