Articles tagged with: Josephine County Sheriff

20 May 2014

Race for Josephine County Sheriff

Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Initial results from Josephine County showed current sheriff Gil Gilbertson is trailing behind Grants Pass Police officer Dave Daniel.   was talking with supports and candidat ...

15 May 2014

War of words before May election

Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. --  Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson accuses commissioner Simon Hare of telling him he would transfer money away from the sheriff's department to convince voters to pass a ...

29 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff Deputy part two

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Tasked with the impossible, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department has two deputies covering an area bigger than the state of Rhode Island. Deputy Travis Snyder has been ...

28 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff's Deputy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A massive reduction in government provided timber funds has created a dire situation for law enforcement in Josephine County. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said crime is running r ...

23 April 2014

GP Daily Courier holds first Sheriff candidate forum

Posted in Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Three candidates for Josephine County Sheriff battled it out Wednesday night. Grants Pass Police Officer Dave Daniel and Sheriff Deputy Ed Vincent are challenging incumbent Gil ...

11 April 2014

JoCo Sheriff gets second deputy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Starting on Monday, April 14th, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department will have double the number of current deputies on patrol. The new addition brings the patrol force to ...

08 April 2014

New program would bring on volunteer CSI

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said it hasn't been easy since budget cuts in 2012 left him with less than half of his personnel. That's why he's looking for a team of d ...

29 March 2014

UPDATE: JoCo Sheriff has located missing teen

Posted in Local

Update (7pm): The teen has been located and returned home. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the public for their assistance. Merlin, Ore. -- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office was seek ...

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 ...

13 March 2014

Man says suspects posed as police in home invasion

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore. --  Barrett Kearney said he woke up to six armed robbers in his house. He said they were carrying AK-47's. Kearney said the men kicked down his door claiming they were police w ...