Jackson County District Attorneys Office

Civil Forfeiture: Part One

Medford, Ore. — Police agencies across Southern Oregon have many tools to use to combat crime, but asset forfeiture is one that most people aren’t familiar with. The law allows police to seize cash or property that officers believe could be tied …

Deadly shooting in Medford

Medford, Ore. — Update 11/22/2017 11:45 P.M.: Medford police are investigating a deadly shooting in a west Medford neighborhood. Police have confirmed that 23-year-old Christian Barajas died on scene from a gunshot wound. It is believed that Barajas was walking on Chestnut Avenue …

Geno King sentenced after drive-by shooting

Medford, Ore. — A year after a drive-by shooting in West Medford, Geno King, 20, pleaded guilty on Friday to attempted murder and weapons charges. King was sentenced to eight years in prison, and three years post-prison supervision. “I want to apologize …