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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 »

Drug "Take Back" Day in Grants Pass A Success

By Jim McCoy Tue 2nd October Newsdrug take backGrants Pass news
Over 300 pounds in unused prescription drugs were collected by the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety last Saturday. Drug take back campaigns are performed to keep contaminants out of the water system, and to keep the drugs away from those who do not have a prescription. A drug take box is kept in the lobby of the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety for those who missed the event.Read More »

Good Samaritan In Grants Pass To Receive Recognition

By Jim McCoy Fri 28th September NewsGrants Pass newsrescue

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is recognizing Daron Dawson with a Public Safety Honor Citation. They are honoring Dawson for saving 89-year old Martha Tankersly from a fire at her Bryn Court home on August 24th.Read More »

Fatal Crash In Grants Pass Under Investigation

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th September Newsfatal crashGrants Pass news

Police are investigating a fatal single-car crash yesterday on Redwood Avenue in Grants Pass at 4:15 p.m. 35-year old Jeremy Pippin of Rogue River was headed south near milepost four, when the 1957 Chevy pick-up he was driving left the road and struck a large tree.

Pippin was declared dead at the scene.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 »

Grants Pass Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

By Jim McCoy Thu 20th September NewsGrants Pass newsshooting incident

Grants Pass police have arrested  an 18-year old transient and charged him with attempted murder in the September 10 shooting of 45-year Donald Perrin. The shooting allegedly occurred after an argument broke out between the two men.Read More »

Suspect Sought In Grants Pass Shooting Incident

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th September NewsGrants Pass newsshooting

At 10:19 p.m. last night, a man at 437 Marion Lane in Grants Pass called 9-1-1, reporting he received a grazing wound to his neck. Though medical attention was offered at the scene, the victim refused.Read More »

Grants Pass Youths, 17 and 12, Honored As Heroes

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is honoring two young people for what are described as extraordinary actions. The pair will be honored just before the start of tonight’s Grants Pass City Council meeting.Read More »

Passerby Alerts Residents, Fire Department To Fire

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th August NewsfireGrants Pass news

An alert passerby in Grants Pass this morning helped keep a residential fire from becoming a tragedy. Daron Dawson was driving to work on Williams Highway when he saw smoke coming from what looked like an open burn on Bryan Court.Read More »

Grants Pass Apartment Fire Caused By "Electrical Failure"

By Jim McCoy Mon 13th August Newsapartment fireGrants Pass news

Fire officials are blaming an electrical failure within a wall for the fire that occurred this morning at 444 Northwest “D” Street in Grants Pass. The occupant reported smelling smoke the night before but couldn’t pinpoint where it was coming from. She awoke this morning to the smell of fire within the the apartment and called 9-1-1 at 5:09 a.m.Read More »


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