Articles tagged with: Medford Police

12 January 2015

Medford Police now carrying "Naloxone" to help opiate overdose victims

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police say they are now carrying Naloxone in their patrol cars and detective vehicles to help opiate overdose victims.  Police say Naloxone is an "opioid antagonist" which ...

07 January 2015

Purple Parrot robbery leads to car pursuit and arrest

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Medford, Ore. --- While police were working on the Purple Parrot robbery case, law enforcement ended up in a pursuit that ultimately led to a vehicle crash. Medford police say while following up on ...

30 December 2014

Medford Police caution residents about increase in car thefts

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police are urging people to think twice before leaving their car running unattended.  Officials say four cars were stolen after being left to warm up last week and three mo ...

29 December 2014

Medford Police seeing more vandalism cases within short period of time

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police say they have nearly 400 reports of vandalism a year and had 35 cases over just a couple of days this week.      Police say it's usually juveniles who commit these ...

18 December 2014

Local man behind bars for theft charges

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Medford, Ore. --- Authorities say 53 year old Richard Wadley stole thousands of dollars in high-end hunting and fishing equipment from a car on Sunset Avenue on December 9th. Wadley apparently sold ...

12 December 2014

Jail lobby damaged by recently released inmate

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Medford, Ore -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said 31-year-old Joseph Hilt was arrested just 30 minutes after being released from jail. Officials say Hilt pushed over a vending machine in the ...

05 December 2014

Medford man dies after crashing into telephone pole

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Medford, Ore. -- A fatal crash claimed the life of an elderly man in Medford on Friday morning. Police say around 11 a.m. they received reports of a driver swerving near the corner of Springbrook R ...

26 November 2014

Medford Police considering body cameras for officers

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Medford, Ore. --- Police officer Darren Wilson wasn't wearing a body camera when he shot and killed Michael Brown, but many law enforcement agencies in southern Oregon wear them.           ...

19 November 2014

Medford Police search for credit card thief

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Medford, Ore. --- Police are looking for a thief who stole an elderly woman's credit cards, then racked up more than $8,000 in charges in just a few hours. Police say the 71 year old victim got a ca ...

17 November 2014

Man arrested after attempting to steal from ambulance

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Medford, Ore. --- Police say Josh Poff broke into an unlocked ambulance responding to a medical call on Eastwood Drive in Medford Saturday night.Poff tried to steal a wheelchair out of the ambulanc ...