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More Comes To Light On Man In Standoff

A 19-hour police standoff in the southern Oregon community of Medford has ended with officers fatally shooting a man they say fired at them from a house. The Mail Tribune reports (http://is.gd/Pst7q0) that police identified the man killed Tuesday as 49-year-old Andrew Charles Shipley of Medford.Read More »

Medford Police Standoff Now In 2nd Day

By Jim McCoy Tue 17th March News300 block of Argyle Courtpolice standoff

A standoff continues Tuesday in west Medford as police wait out a man reported alone in a house with mental health issues and weapons, including a hunting rifle.

Police say a relative told them the man's mental health deteriorated recently.

The Medford Mail Tribune (http://bit.ly/1HXsrTQ) reports the standoff began at a duplex in the 300 block of Argyle Court aboutRead More »

Standoff In Brookings Results In Arrest

By Jim McCoy Mon 16th June Lorenzo Ignacio Kingpolice standoff
- The state police SWAT team was called in to arrest a suspect in a sexual assault case in Brookings after he barricaded himself in a back room of a house along U.S.Read More »

Altercation Between Roommates Led To Police Standoff

By Jim McCoy Thu 3rd April Newspolice standoffThomas Molia
Medford police arrested a 27-year-old man accused of beating his roommate and then engaging in a standoff with officers. Lt.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 »

BREAKING NEWS (9:51 a.m.): Police Standoff In Medford Causing Street Closure

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd April Newspolice standoff
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.

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 »

Name Released of Man Involved In La Pine Standoff

By Jim McCoy Tue 5th November NewsJacob James Bowlingpolice standoff
The Oregon State Police have released the name of a man who was arrested after a six-hour standoff in La Pine Monday night. 28-year old Jacob James Bowling is lodged in Deschutes County Jail. At around 1 p.m., the Deschutes County Sheriff's Department notified the Oregon State Police that several dead deer were discovered in the La Pine area.Read More »

Roseburg Man Sentenced For Summer Standoff

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th October NewsHenry Kuesterpolice standoff
A Roseburg man convicted of pointing a gun at Douglas County sheriff's deputies has been sentenced to five years in prison. The Roseburg News-Review reports (http://is.gd/jjEROc ) that 64-year-old Henry Kuester did not have a chance to speak at a brief hearing this week. A jury found him guilty last month of unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and other charges stemming from an ARead More »

Police Use Blast, Tear Gas To End Portland Motel Standoff

By Jim McCoy Mon 22nd April Newspolice standoffTerry Mortensen
After a four-hour standoff, police have used an explosive charge and tear gas to flush a man wanted for parole violations from a southeast Portland motel room. Police said the man was wanted for violating parole in a 1977 Nevada homicide and in a 2003 assault in Washington state. He was identified as 57-year-old Terry Glenn Mortensen.Read More »


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