Teen Indicted For Attempted Murder

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th September NewsassaultShylo Juan Antonio Ramirez
The Medford Police Department has made an arrest related to an attack that occurred in a church parking lot on August 25th. 17-year old Shylo Juan Antonio Ramirez has been indicted on charges of attempted murder, 2nd degree assault, first degree robbery and possession of heroin. The victim told police that on the day of the attack, he agreed to talk about his girlfriend.Read More »

Arrest Made In Grants Pass Assault Case

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th September NewsassaultMartin Olillashooting
Police in Grants Pass have made an arrest in an assault case that occurred Monday morning at 12:43. 26-year old Martin Olilla allegedly struck and injured a 35-year old man in the 200 block of Redwood Highway. When the victim ran, Olilla reportedly shot at him and missed. He was found Monday afternoon at 1:35 in a vehicle matching the description of the one he used to flee the crime scene.Read More »

Grants Pass Searching For Assault Suspect

By Jim McCoy Mon 8th September Newsassault
Grants Pass authorities are searching for a Hispanic male with a shaved head that’s between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10 and between 165 and 185 pounds in relation to an assault last night. At just after midnight, police were dispatched to the 204 South Redwood Highway. There they found a man with a severe eye injury.Read More »

Ashland Man Arrested After Machete Attack

By Jim McCoy Mon 28th July NewsassaultJon Coldwate
A dispute over living arrangements on an Ashland hillside escalated into a machete attack Sunday afternoon. The victim, 28-year old Isaac Lindsey suffered deep cuts to his hand, requiring stitches. 45-year old Jon Coldwate reportedly came at Lindsey and three others and threatened to kill them, and swinging a machete. Lindsey was injured attempting to shield the others.Read More »

Medford Police Standoff Resolved

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd April Newsassaultpolice standoff
A standoff between Medford police and an assault suspect has ended with the suspect surrendering to authorities. The standoff was the result of a conflict between roommates. Medford Police Lt. Mike Budreau told the Mail Tribune newspaper that the two men got into a fight, resulting in multiple injuries to the 27-year old victim.Read More »

Woman Assaulted, Locked In Garage, Escapes

By Jim McCoy Mon 13th January NewsassaultJames Patterson II
Police say a woman was raped by her boyfriend and locked in his garage, but managed to escape by prying off slats covering a broken window. Medford police said Monday that 38-year-old James Calvin Patterson was held on $3 million bail on charges including rape, sodomy and kidnapping. Patterson was arrested Friday after the woman escaped and found refuge with a neighbor, who callRead More »

Eagle Point Man Arrested For Attacking Wife & Aggravated Animal Abuse

By Jim McCoy Fri 7th June Newsanimal abuseassaultLeland Kinkey
Jackson County authorities arrested an Oregon man who they say attempted to rape his wife before killing a lamb. Sheriff's spokeswoman Andrea Carlson says 46-year-old Leland Kinkey of Eagle Point was running around his property Thursday night naked, screaming and splattered with blood.Read More »

Grants Pass Disturbance Leads To Assault On Officer

A Grants Pass police officer was assaulted by a man who had created a disturbance at the local Wal-Mart. A second officer used a taser to subdue 54-year Chris Anthony, who had attacked the officer while trying to keep him under control. Anthony had been throwing beer near the Wal-Mart entrance, and he pushed a store employee before leaving.Read More »

Group Beats A Grants Pass Teen

By Jim McCoy Fri 21st September NewsassaultGrants Pass news
Police in Grants Pass are on the lookout for a group of suspects believed responsible for a beating that occurred on NW C St. at 10:54 Thursday. 18-year old Jacob Coates was approached by a group of males armed with Maglites. All but one was wearing a Halloween mask. The suspects beat Coates with the Maglites and kicked him.Read More »


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