Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

Homicide investigation underway in Shady Cove

Update: Police have identified the victims killed in a double homicide as 62-year-old Shirley K. Gann and her daughter, 43-year-old Judy M. Gann. The suspect has been identified as Kit Warren Wilkens. He was arrested and is facing two charges of aggravated …

Woman hit by semi-truck in White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. – A woman was rushed to the hospital this morning after being hit by a semi-truck. It happened shortly after 5:00 Monday morning at the intersection of Highway 62 and Leigh Way. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, …

Wilcox trial moves toward court date

MEDFORD, Ore.– The trial date for a man accused of manslaughter and murder is one step closer. Todd Levi Wilcox, 36, was in Jackson County Circuit Court on Monday for a hearing to introduce evidence in his upcoming trial. Wilcox is accused …

Victim identified in fatal helicopter crash

ASHLAND, Ore.– A fatal helicopter crash in Jackson County is under investigation Thursday as the pilot, the only member in the aircraft, was found deceased and later identified by investigators. Timothy B. Lyons, 69, was from Port Bolivar, Texas and a member …

DUII patrols will continue into the new year

MEDFORD, Ore.– Law enforcement is reminding everyone enjoying the festivities of the holidays to be mindful on the roads for Christmas Eve. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says it will be running DUII patrols all the way through the new year. Over …