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Recent Crime News
23 hrs ago | via KVAL-TV Eugene
A teenage gang member involved in a murder escaped from youth authorities in Junction City, and now faces drug charges after being caught in Medford, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said. After a week of searching for 19-year-old Juan Antonio Gonzalez-Marquez, Jackson County authorities got a tip the teen could be near Medford. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
A southern Oregon grand jury says Medford police were justified in last month's fatal shooting of an armed 52-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Jackson County District Attorney Beth Heckert said Thursday that despite previous reports that Stephen McMilon fired at least one round from his shotgun before police shot him on Aug. 24, physical evidence from the scene shows he never fired. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via SFGate
A Medford, Oregon, teen indicted on an attempted murder charge is accused of trying to shoot a man in a fight over a girl, then pistol-whipping him when the gun misfired. Medford police say 17-year-old Shylo Ramirez will be tried as an adult on the indictments. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
Friday, 9 a.m. - Police responded to a non-injury motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles near Bellview Elementary School in the area of Siskiyou Boulevard and Mistletoe Road. Friday, 12:59 p.m. - Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in the area of Oak Street and Lithia Way. Comment?
Monday Aug 25 | via The Oregonian
Medford, Oregon -- Police Chief Tim George and others work after a police shooting Sunday in Medford. Comment?
Thursday Aug 21 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
Ashland police have arrested four suspected bike thieves in less than two weeks after they began setting out a $1,500 bicycle - and those suspects could face felony charges because of the bike's value. Comment?
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