Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested Near Crater High School

The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team arrested a trio of adults for dealing drugs near Crater High School with help from the Central Point Police. 53-year old Adbur Ali-Woods (pictured), 35-year old Maurice Fulcher and 46-year old Breanne Leigh Franklin were apprehended after a search of a residence in the 900 block of Cherry Street.Read More »

Toddler Ingests Meth, Parents Arrested

Two Roseburg parents who took their 2-year-old to the emergency room because she was acting abnormally have been arrested after tests showed methamphetamine in her system. Sheriff's Office spokesman Dwes Hutson says investigators found drug paraphernalia with meth residue in the home, and they concluded the child got into the drug on her own. He says her condition is not believedRead More »

White Supremacist Sweeps Produce Drug Arrests

By Jim McCoy Mon 9th December Newsmethwhite supremacists
A sweeping crackdown on white supremacist gangs in eastern Multnomah County included more than 40 indictments for violent crimes and drug manufacturing. The six-month operation announced Monday morning included a weekend of arrests in which investigators say they captured more than 20 people affiliated with six different gangs near Portland.Read More »

Police Seize Two Pounds of Meth From Bus Traveler

By Jim McCoy Fri 8th November Newsdrug bustmeth
Wednesday, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team (MADGE) acting on a tip seized approximately two pounds of methamphetamine from luggage discovered on a bus traveling through Phoenix. The bus was traveling north from Southern California. The bag was seized after an alert by a drug detection K9 and secured while the investigators obtained a search warrant.Read More »

Woman Carrying Meth In Fire Extinguisher Arrested

Acting on a tip, agents from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security and Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE)contacted a suspected drug trafficker traveling by bus through Phoenix.Read More »

Suspect Says Meth Use, Paranoia Played Part In Shootings

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th June NewsmethshootingTimothy Henson
A Douglas County man accused of aggravated murder has testified he was using methamphetamine throughout a weekend family trip to the coast and was feeling paranoid before shooting his mother-in-law's 19-year-old husband and her 70-year-old former husband. The World of Coos Bay reports that Timothy Henson of Myrtle Creek took the stand Tuesday. He testified that he'd been in confrRead More »

Deputy Arrests Intoxicated Man Whose Young Daughter Had Eaten Meth

Anonymous callers reported a man acting suspiciously Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Burger King located on Valley View Road in Ashland. A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to the scene to investigate. The man left in a Chrysler PT Cruiser before the deputy arrived.Read More »

Meth-Related Arrest In Talent

By Jim McCoy Thu 28th February NewsChristine Lee Petersonmeth
A suspected meth dealer from Talent is in Jackson County Jail. MADGE (Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement) conducted a search of a residence at 405 West Valley View Road. On Wednesday, investigators discovered meth, packaging, scales and drug records. 60-year old Christine Lee Peterson was arrested. She’s charged with manufacture, delivery and possession of a controlled substance.Read More »

Former Meth House Demolished By New Owners

A house at the corner of Mira Mar and Shannon Drive in Medford has been demolished. Rogue Valley Manor bought the property for $180,000 last year, and it was determined the house had been contaminated by meth residue. The property's former owner said a resident who once rented there made meth in the basement. In addition to the demolition, the foundation was pressure washed.Read More »


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