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 »
A former partner in a Super 8 motel franchise has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for an embezzlement and tax fraud scheme.
The Oregon Department of Justice says 62-year-old Kenneth Johnson ran the Central Point motel's daily operations from 2005 until 2011 and reported financial figures to partners in Montana.Read More »
Two of the three Jackson County Commissioners met this morning, and by a 2-0 vote have declared a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries under county jurisdiction.
One official said this decision will affect one pending license application.Read More »
Royal Avenue in Medford has been closed off this morning due to a standoff with police. According to a Medford Mail Tribune report, a SWAT team was trying to get to an assault suspect who had barricaded himself in an apartment at 2:30 a.m.
The street was shut down at 7 a.m. A victim in the assault has been hospitalized with serious injuries. Details on the assault have not yet been released.