Josephine County Sheriff’s Office

Denney faces new charges after escape from jail

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– A foot chase to capture an escaped inmate from the Josephine County Jail ended in the inmate’s arrest over the weekend. On Monday afternoon, the 26-year-old Justin Allen Denney was arraigned in court for new charges. The Josephine County …

Two vehicle crash on Rockydale Road

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The Illinois Valley Fire District responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 3600 block of Rockydale road Saturday afternoon. It happened just before 2 p.m. According to IVFD, one of the vehicles was flipped on its side. The driver of the …

Third car crash at Grants Pass home

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A family of three was shaken up Thursday night after a pickup truck crashed into a tree just narrowly missing their home. The incident happened on the 3800 block of Cloverlawn drive around 5:15 p.m. The family who …

Vehicle misses Grants Pass home, hits tree

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Two people are recovering from a crash in Grants Pass Thursday night. Their vehicle narrowly missed a home where officials say at least two other accidents have taken place in the past. The truck crashed into a tree …

More jail beds for Josephine County Jail

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Josephine County Jail is making more room for criminals. Starting September 1st, the capacity of the Josephine County Jail will be at 185 jail beds, which is up from from 130. The increase in jail beds was a …