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Modoc County Sheriff Mike Poindexter retires

Alturas, Calif. — After more than four decades in uniform, Modoc County Sheriff Mike Poindexter is retiring. On January 7, 2019 Sheriff Poindexter finished up his term around noon, when Undersheriff William “Tex” Dowdy was sworn in as sheriff. Poindexter has served as …

JaCo Sheriff says county needs new jail

Medford, Ore., — Jackson County’s Sheriff says the county needs a new jail, one up to three times the size of the current one. The jail opened new beds earlier this year, but it’s already at capacity. Right now the system works …