Security camera helps police identify suspect

Medford, Ore.- The holidays are saved for one Medford resident.

Last night Medford police responded to report of a victim who had captured a suspect on her security camera stealing packages from her front porch.

Based on the video police were able to identify the suspect, Matthew Frombach immediately and later found his truck.

“The update as of today, we were advised by the victim that the package has been returned,” Medford police Lt. Kerry Curtis said.

Frombach has turned himself in and was given a citation for theft.

Police say this case is a great example of how effective registering security cameras can be for the department.

“The cameras play a huge role in helping us identify suspects and solve these crimes and quickly as possible,” Curtis said.

So far about 260 Medford cameras have been registered in the SCRAM program.

If you’d like to register your security camera, you can find more information here.

NBC5 News reporter Karen Tang graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in communications and a master’s in journalism.

Before coming to Medford, Karen was an intern at WUSA9 and NBC News Channel in Washington D.C.

During her time in Maryland, Karen was an NCAA Division I student-athlete on the Maryland gymnastics team. She competed against Big Ten universities and made the Big Ten All-Championship team.

When Karen isn’t reporting, she’s at the gym working out, taking pictures with her dog Boomer and searching for the best food in Southern Oregon.

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