Jackson County Jail

Jackson County Jail prepares for coronavirus

Jackson County Jail is taking precautions in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the faculty. Lt. Josh Aldrich from the jail command says in addition to increasing their cleaning routine they are also informing inmates how to keep good hygiene. …

NAMI Southern Oregon says ‘No’ to Jail proposal

MEDFORD, Ore. – NAMI Southern Oregon is coming out against the proposal for a new jail tax district in Jackson County.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon announced their official stance against the proposal Tuesday night. The jail proposal is expected on …

Inmate dies in the Jackson County Jail

MEDFORD, Ore. – A man died while incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail Monday night. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on the evening of November 4, 28-year-old inmate Scott Lee Ashbaugh was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine check. …