Oregon State Police

Man wanted for sex crimes behind bars

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested 45-year-old Kristopher Michael Patton on Wednesday morning in White City on multiple sex-related charges. They say they opened an investigation on Patton a few months ago when they received reports of sexual abuse. Since …

Suspect shot and killed in Grants Pass

This article has been updated. GRANTS PASS, Ore. – One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Grants Pass. The Josephine County District Attorney’s Office said 39-year-old Brandon C. Jones was under investigation when he walked into the Oregon State Police …

Klamath Falls homicide investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Police in Klamath Falls have arrested a suspect in connection with an early Saturday morning homicide. The investigation focuses on a home on Wall Street near Michigan Avenue. Klamath County District Attorney Eve Costello was notified shortly after …

Operation Ship Shape begins across the state

If you haven’t renewed your boating registration, it’s time to shape up or ship out. Oregon state police, in partnership with county sheriff’s offices and the state marine board, will be looking for expired boating registrations this weekend. From August 3rd to …

Manslaughter charges filed in flagger death

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Felony charges have been filed against a Klamath Falls woman accused of hitting and killing a construction zone flagger. Flagger Daniel Scott Wessel was hit and killed June 18th on Highway 140 east of Klamath Falls. Prosecutors say …