Murphy

Man crashes his car into Josephine Co. patrol vehicle

Josephine County, Ore.  – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a reported trespassing incident at East River Street and Redwood Highway around 3:00 Tuesday afternoon. According to JSCO, when deputies arrived, they tried to identify a suspicious man wearing …

Firefighters help reunite owner, dog after crash

Josephine County, Ore. – Firefighters and paramedics responded to a single vehicle crash near Fish Hatchery and New Hope Roads in Josephine County around 9:30 Tuesday morning. Rural Metro Fire said when crews were driving toward the scene they were notified a …

Police impersonators visit pot grow

Cannabis harvest season is in full swing. But for some growers, that means trouble. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office took a call Thursday from a grower in the Murphy area who says four people posing as police came to his property to …

Fire destroys RV in Murphy

Murphy, Ore. — A home was threatened and an RV destroyed in Murphy Friday night. The fire was reported just before 8:00 p.m. Rural-Metro Fire, the Oregon Department of Forestry, Grants Pass Fire, and Applegate Fire all rushed to the 300 block …

Woman dead after crash on Hwy. 238

Josephine County, Ore. — A head-on crash in the Applegate leaves a Josephine County woman dead. Oregon State Police say they responded to a crash on Highway 238 near milepost 2 at around 6:00 on Tuesday night. Police say preliminary information suggests …

Stabbing arrest in Josephine County

Josephine County, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a woman was arrested in connection with a Grants Pass area stabbing. Police say they responded Wednesday to a reported stabbing that occurred on the 300 block of Murphy Creek Road, south of Grants …