Police Nab Alleged Purse Snatcher

By Jim McCoy Mon 30th June NewsBurglaryRyan Kain Smythers
A Medford man seen rifling through a purse and tossing it aside while riding a skateboard down the street was arrested by Medford police on burglary charges. A witness reported seeing 27-year old Ryan Kain Smythers headed in the direction of the North Medford Fred Meyer store.Read More »

Police Searching For Burglary Suspects

By Jim McCoy Thu 26th June NewsBurglary
The Medford Police Department is looking for a pair of suspects in relation to a home burglary in the 200 block of Florence Avenue Monday. Still photos captured from surveillance video are being circulated by local media. A number of unauthorized purchases were made with bank cards stolen in the heist. Both suspects are white males in their 20s. One is heavy, while other is thinner.Read More »

A Theft From A Vehicle Leads To Burglaries of Medford Businesses

By Jim McCoy Mon 16th June NewsBurglary
Three downtown Medford businesses were burglarized Sunday, and police say all were accessed by keys stolen from a vehicle Saturday night. A thief broke into a woman’s pickup truck and took the keys from her purse. Norris Shoes, GE Messinger Shoe Repair and Birkenstock Footwear all had cash or cash registers taken from their stores.Read More »

Two Arrested In Gold Hill Home Burglary

By Jim McCoy Fri 9th May NewsBurglaryMelissa CrandellRex Stansell
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is reporting the arrest of two suspects in a burglary that occurred yesterday in Gold Hill. Witnesses saw the suspects flee the 6th Avenue home they were robbing, and some even followed the pair, even after they split off. Witnesses described the clothing the suspects were wearing and what kind of backpack they were carrying.Read More »

Police Arrest Suspect For Multiple Burglaries

By Jim McCoy Tue 1st April NewsBurglaryJonathan Paul McDonald
A 25-year old transient has been linked to four burglaries and taken int custody.Read More »

Burglary Suspect In Klamath County Arrested After Police Standoff

By Jim McCoy Fri 28th February NewsBurglarypolice standoffSilas Atchley
Authorities say a burglary suspect was captured after a standoff of several hours ended Thursday night near Klamath Falls. Sheriff Frank Skrah tells KOBI-TV (http://bit.ly/1obbYQw) the suspect has been responsible for at least five burglaries and three stolen vehicles. Skrah says that in one case Thursday, 22-year-old Silas Atchley of Chiloquin exchanged gunfire with men chasingRead More »

Medford Homeowner Catches Burglary Suspect In The Act

By Jim McCoy Thu 20th February NewsAnthony MathisBurglary
A burglary suspect was caught this morning breaking into a pick-up truck by a homeowner on Berkeley Way. At 7:30 a.m., Medford Police say they got a call that a burglar had been detained. 19-year old Anthony Mathis used a rock to break a pick-up windowon Lenora Drive, when the noise alerted the victim to what was happening.Read More »

Reward Offered For Help With Solving Burglary That Partially Gutted Home

By Jim McCoy Tue 4th February NewsBurglary
Authorities are hopeful that a $1,000 reward being offered by Crime Stoppers will help solve a burglary in Rogue River in mid-January. $20,000 worth of cabinets, appliances, carpeting and a hot water heater had been stolen from a home for sale in the 2100 block of West Evans Creek Road. The home had last been shown by realtors January 16th; at that time the home was in good condition.Read More »

Suspect Who Died During Burglary Identified

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd January NewsBurglaryJasen Robert Lewis
The Oregon State Police have released the name of a Grants Pass man who died during the course of a botched burglary.Read More »

Medford Businesses Burglarized Overnight

By Jim McCoy Wed 15th January NewsBurglary
The Medford Police Department has received eight reports in the last 12 hours of businesses being burglarized. There are no suspects, but police believe that at least a few of the break-ins are the work of the same thief. The suspect is forcing entry into the businesses by prying open a door or window or in some cases breaking a glass window or door.Read More »


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