Articles tagged with: Josephine County Jail

21 August 2014

Grants Pass man arrested on multiple sexual abuse charges

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- 29 year old Nathaniel Scott from Grants Pass has been arrested and is accused of sexually abusing a 12 year old girl. Oregon State Police says Thatcher was arrested on Thursda ...

29 May 2014

Possible utility bill hike to fund jail beds

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- In 2013, the city of Grants Pass and Josephine County created a year long contract where the city rented beds in the county jail. That contract is expected to end in June. Las ...

02 May 2014

Washington man arrested, accused in rape of JoCo girl

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A Washington state man is arrested in Josephine County after investigators say he raped a 13 year-old girl. Oregon State Police say 22 year-old Shawn Allen Ware, of Chehal ...

02 April 2014

Grants Pass mother arrested in child abuse case

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass mother is behind bars tonight after allegedly abusing at least one of her eight children. Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Chuck Mickley said Katherine Pa ...

17 March 2014

Inmate's 'fall' highlights jail's medical cost woes

Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- (Grants Pass Daily Courier) Highlighting the high cost of health care for inmates, authorities say a female prisoner at the Josephine County Jail recently faked a fall and then ...