crime

IED found in Talent home, police say

TALENT, Ore. – A Talent neighborhood was put on high alert after police found an improvised explosive device inside a home they were searching. Talent police say they were assisting Jackson County Probation officers in searching a home along South First Street …

Man arrested for assaulting his elderly mother

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – An elderly woman was hospitalized with “significant injuries” after her son assaulted her, deputies said. According to the Douglas County Sherriff’s Office, 58-year-old Clay Elliot Dunsmore held his 83-year-old mother against her will and assaulted her inside a …

Fourth suspect in home invasion robbery arrested

Update (06/20/19 9:25 a.m.) – A fourth suspect wanted for a home invasion robbery was arrested Wednesday evening. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Matthew Palomino was located in Medford by the U.S. Marshals Service and taken into custody for numerous charges …

Medford police looking for theft suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are trying to track down a suspect wanted in connection with a $100,000 theft case. The Medford Police Department said 58-year-old Randall Lee Thomas has several outstanding felony warrants for a theft that officers have been investigating since …