MADGE

MADGE seizes record amount of meth in 2020

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) is on pace for a record year, announcing a record-breaking amount of meth was seized in the first two months of the year Friday. According to MADGE, detectives have confiscated 68 pounds …

30 pounds of meth seized during MADGE investigations

MEDFORD, Ore. — Three people are facing drug charges following arrests by Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement detectives. On Sunday, February 16th, MADGE detectives were following up on a large scale drug trafficking organization. Officers believed traffickers were bringing methamphetamine into …

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 …

Medford marijuana bust highlights black market issue

Medford, Ore. — A big pot bust in Medford is highlighting a growing problem in our area. Police say they are seeing an increasing number of black market and potentially cartel-related crimes. While a recent case is showing cartel-like behavior, Lieutenant Mike Budreau …