Medford Police check up on local nightlife

, Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted: Sun, August 17 2014 at 6:28 PM, Updated: Sun, August 17 2014 at 11:30 PM

Medford Police check up on local nightlife

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police hit the bars in downtown Medford Saturday night.

Officers partnered up with Oregon Liquor Control Commission, probation and parole officers, and the District Attorney's Office to do a walk through of 25 downtown bars.

Officers said they do this to ensure the downtown area remains a safe place for people to go out and have fun.     

During their sweep they arrested multiple people on warrants, conducted five service permit checks, contacted two sex offenders, and contacted five people violating their probation or parole.

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Kassi Nelson

NBC5 News reporter Kassi Nelson was born and raised in Nebraska. She graduated from the journalism school at University of Nebraska Lincoln where she studied broadcasting.

She also studied philosophy in the Czech Republic. Kassi has visited nine other countries including Sochi, Russia, where she reported on the preparations for the 2014 Olympic Games.

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