JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — As many police departments face a number of unexpected vacancies, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is holding steady, at least on the patrol side. “We’ve been pretty close to full,” fifth-year Sheriff Nathan Sickler said on ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Illegal Marijuana Enforcement Team is still investigating a growing operation that used more than one million gallons of water illegally. It was taking place in the hills of East Medford. Law enforcement from five different agencies raided ...

EAGLE POINT, Ore.—The illegal Marijuana Enforcement Team (IMET) found more alleged illegal grows, this time in Eagle Point. The team says between two grows, they seized more than 11,000 marijuana plants and 1,300 pounds of processed marijuana. The first was ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — Local and state officials are continuing to address the surge in illegal marijuana grows, through new policy changes and legislation. Jackson County investigators seized and destroyed nearly five thousand plants at a site on the 18-hundred ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — Earlier this evening, a panel discussed the ongoing marijuana crisis in the southern Oregon community. 8 panelists – including local and state leaders, as well as law enforcement and the Jackson County Watermaster – spoke about the ...

WHITE CITY, Ore. – The largest marijuana bust in Oregon history right here in Jackson County. NBC5 News first reported about the drug bust over the weekend now we’re getting more information on this massive bust. Oregon State Police found ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — A virtual forum talking about illegal marijuana grows happened earlier tonight with State Representative Pam Marsh. The forum included speakers from the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Marijuana Advisory Committee for Jackson County, the Jackson County Sheriff, ...

EAGLE POINT, Ore.- A suspect in a home invasion robbery in Eagle Point late last night is still on the loose. Police say they arrived on scene, as it was happening… And within hours… Had two people in custody. Police ...

JOSEPHINE CO., Ore.- The fight against illegal marijuana grows in southern Oregon continues this week. As commissioners levy what local resources they have against illegal grows, one of southern Oregon’s congressman is bringing the issue to Capitol Hill. The Josephine ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s been almost a week since Jackson County declared a State of Emergency due to the illegal marijuana activity in the area. NBC5 News asked Governor Kate Brown about the declaration. Here’s her response: The Governor takes ...

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