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Jail proposal push continues

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County’s sheriff says a new jail proposal could be on the ballot in May of next year. The sheriff says the Jackson County jail has been overcrowded for more than thirty years. Currently, the day time capacity is …

Jackson Co. Jail mistakenly releases wrong inmate

Medford, Ore. —  A woman was mistakenly released from Jackson County Jail over the weekend. When jail staff realized what happened, local law enforcement teamed up to re-arrest the inmate. NBC5 News spoke with Sheriff Nathan Sickler Wednesday. He said he and his …

Inmate saved from suicide attempt

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Jackson County Jail inmate who attempted suicide was saved by two deputies. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on the morning of May 11, a 25-year-old man was being escorted to a new cell within the jail when …

Rogue River man arrested on sex abuse charges

Josephine County, Ore.- An 18-year-old Josephine County man is in jail after Oregon State Police arrested him on sex abuse charges. Daniel Michael Cooley is accused of sexually abusing a girl younger than 13. Investigators say the abuse happened over a period …