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SEARCH WARRANT -- INTERNET CHILD SEX CRIMES SUSPECT ARRESTED

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Lane Co. Sheriff's Office Lane County Sheriff’s Office detectives received information yesterday from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force indicating that 31 year old Kelsey Meta Boren had been uploading child pornography to the internet.  LCSO detectives applied for and were granted a warrant to search Boren’s residence in the 87000blk of Norman Ave. in Veneta for evidence related to the child sex crimes.  The warrant was executed at about 8:00pm.  During the execution of the warrant, deputies discovered additional evidence indicating that Boren has utilized the internet on numerous occasions to distribute and exchange pornographic images of children.  Additional evidence was discovered indicating that Boren has also engaged in creating child pornography and uploaded it to the internet.  Boren is an employee of the Fern Ridge School District. The Fern Ridge School District is aware of the allegations and is cooperat

DELMAGENE ELVIRA SMITH

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 163.257 - CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE 1ST DEG 

OREGON STATE POLICE SW DRUG ENFORCEMENT TEAM MAKE ILLEGAL MARIJUANA BUST- JACKSON COUNTY

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Oregon State Police On August 11, 2022, the Oregon State Police Southwest Region Drug Enforcement team, assisted by the Interagency Marijuana Enforcement Team (IMET) of the Medford Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, served three related illegal marijuana search warrants in Jackson County.  The investigation was the result of evidence obtained that marijuana was being illegally exported from Oregon on the black market.  After the operation was concluded, a total of 11,416 illegal marijuana plants and approximately 500-pounds of processed marijuana which was packaged for export, were seized. The first location was in the 1200 block of Yankee Creek Rd. Eagle Point, was a large illegal marijuana cultivation farm where 5,024 illegal marijuana plants contained in twenty-six large greenhouses, in addition to the approximately 500-pounds of processed marijuana, were seized and destroyed.  Simultaneously, two additional search warrants were served in the 100 block of Trout W

LANE WHITNEY GORST

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 163.433 - ONLINE SEXUAL CORRUPTION OF CHILD 1ST DEG 163.432 - ONLINE SEXUAL CORRUPTION OF CHILD 2ND DEG 167.057 - LURING A MINOR

𝗦𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝘅𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗮𝘂𝗹𝘁 𝗦𝘂𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗨𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘄𝗮𝘆

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Medford Police On August 10, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m., two officers were clearing a call for service in the area of the Jackson County Library when they heard a female screaming for help. The officers searched the area and located a female in distress lying on the ground in the parking lot of the Budget Inn, located at 345 S. Central Ave. The female victim reported that an unknown male approached her in the parking lot and made sexual statements to her while she was at the ice machine. The victim ignored the advances and the male attacked her and tried to sexually assault her. The victim fought back and screamed for help, which caused the suspect to flee prior to the officer’s arrival.   The suspect was not located after an extensive search of the area, but the officers were able to obtain video surveillance from the Budget Inn that captured a picture of the suspect. Detectives were contacted and the case is under investigation at this time. If you have any information on this

SAMMY RICHARD QUAIR

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DCSO JAILVIEWER 163.190 - MENACING 163.160 - ASSAULT 4TH DEG - FELONY 163.195 - RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON 163.195 - RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON 811.700 - FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES OF A DRIVER - PROPERTY DAMAGE (HIT & RUN)

MARIJUANA SEARCH WARRANT 08/11/22

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Josephine Co. Sheriff's Office On August 11, 2022, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) with the assistance of Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE), Josephine County Code Enforcement and Douglas County Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT) executed a search warrant on Surrey Drive in Josephine County regarding an illegal marijuana grow site. During the execution of the warrant, approximately 10,000 growing marijuana plants and approximately 2500 pounds of processed marijuana was seized and destroyed.  The property also had multiple electrical, water and solid waste code violations. These violations could result in the civil forfeiture of the property.  Multiple workers fled into a heavily wooded area and were not located. The primary suspect was also not located during the execution of the warrant. The charges listed above are the charges the primary suspect will be facing based on the evidence located.  CHARGES: 1- Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana                      2- U

Task Force Busts Black-Market Marijuana Grow; Destroys 16k Plants; Watermasters Discover One Million Gallons Water Used Illegally, Code Enforcement Issues $180k Fine

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Jackson County Sheriff's Office IMET Case 22-7347 MEDFORD, Ore. – Illegal Marijuana Enforcement Team (IMET) detectives served a search warrant on a marijuana grow site yesterday morning near the 9000 block of Hillcrest Road east of Medford. The property contained approximately 16,827 illegal cannabis plants in 87 “hoop-style” greenhouses, taking up 5 1/2 acres of the property. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) deputies, Oregon State Police (OSP) Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) detectives, and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) assisted with the warrant service. On scene, one subject was detained, interviewed, and released. Detectives identified the primary suspects and charges are pending from the Jackson County District Attorney’s office.  This case was the result of a nine-month long investigation of an illegal/black market marijuana growing operation. There was no licensing for any type of cannabis growing, handling, or processing at this location. Jackson County Cod

FATAL CRASH US 199 -- JOSEPHINE COUNTY

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Oregon State Police On Wednesday August 10, 2022, at about 4:55 PM, Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on US 199 near milepost 6.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound Ford 550 pickup operated by, Robert Clair, age 31, from Grants Pass, crossed the center line of the highway and struck a northbound Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by, Johnny Porter, age 45, from Cave Junction.  Porter was ejected from the motorcycle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. Clair was not injured in the crash.  US 199 was closed for about one hour.  OSP was assisted Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, ODOT, AMR, Rural Metro Fire and Grants Pass Fire.

DEATH OF WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER ASSIGNED TO THE BIG SWAMP FIRE

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Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.  – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, jointly with the United States Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, is saddened to announce the passing of a wildland firefighter assigned to the Big Swamp Fire near Oakridge, Oregon.  On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, shortly after 12:30 pm, 9-1-1 dispatchers received information regarding a wildland firefighter that was critically injured after being struck by a tree. Umpqua Valley Ambulance and REACH Air Medical Services were dispatched to the scene. Despite lifesaving efforts by EMS personnel assigned to the fire, the firefighter, 27-year-old Collin Hagan of Toivola, Michigan succumbed to his injuries. Hagan was a wildland firefighter assigned to the Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew based out of Craig, Colorado.  Once the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office were notified. Hagan’s body was flown from the Toketee Airstrip to the Roseburg Regional

MAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER, ABUSE OF A CORPSE

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Washington Co. Sheriff's Office On August 5, 2022, the Sheriff’s Office took a missing person report from the family of 27-year-old Kaylee Birdzell. On August 7, deputies got information that Birdzell had been murdered and her body was put into the garbage at a local apartment complex. Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit responded, and the investigation led them to believe Birdzell had been killed. Detectives worked with a local waste management company to coordinate a search of the garbage from the apartment complex. That search was done on August 9 at a landfill in Benton County. Detectives found Birdzell’s body and worked with the Benton County Medical Examiner’s office to have the remains taken to the Oregon State Medical Examiner in Clackamas for an autopsy. The autopsy was done on August 10 and confirmed the remains as Birdzell and the manner of death as a homicide. Detectives have been in regular contact with Birdzell’s family since the outset of the investigation and ha

HILLSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT - REQUEST FOR LEADS OR INFORMATION

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Crime Stoppers of Oregon On August 2nd, 2021, Mauricio Ponce-Gonzalez was shot and killed by an unknown suspect(s) while standing outside of the 1823 Mystery Bar located at 1823 S.E. T.V. Hwy, Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon. The Hillsboro Police Department is looking for any additional witnesses, leads, and/or information related to this homicide. Please contact Hillsboro Police Detective Rebecca Venable with any relevant information.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

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Crime Stoppers of Oregon In August of 2019, a person or persons murdered Stacy Jean Rickerd and Jeremy David Merchant at an improvised target shooting area located in the Mt. Hood National Forest which is within Clackamas County, Oregon. The investigation into these murders is still active and investigators are following up on any active leads. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to an arrest/conviction. Investigators with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in solving these murders. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 503-723-4949 and reference case number 2019-018794.

DRIVER OF STOLEN VEHICLE FLEES ON FOOT AFTER CRASH

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Washington Co. Sheriff's Office On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 12:06 p.m. Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vehicle crash near the intersection of NW Mill Creek Drive and NW Murray Blvd. involving a 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit. Deputies learned the Volkswagen was stolen at gunpoint in SE   Portland earlier in the day. Deputies determined that the description of the person who stole the Volkswagen matched the person who ran from the crash on NW Mill Creek Drive. Deputies believed the person could still be armed with the gun that was used when the Volkswagen was stolen. The Tactical Negotiations Team, Remotely Operated Vehicle Team, and Air Support Unit assisted in the search for the driver of the Volkswagen. During the search, a reverse 911 alert was utilized via  Everbridge  to caution community members in the area to shelter in place.  Deputies searched for several hours but were unable to locate the driver of the Volkswagen.  The description of the suspect

MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATION

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Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.  - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is searching for 20-year-old Delmagene “Dallas” Elvira Smith, who has been reported as missing.  Smith was last seen leaving her residence in the evening hours of August 7, 2022. Her vehicle was located abandoned out Cow Creek Road on August 8, 2022. It is believed that Smith could be in the company of her 15-year-old cousin, Charlize Gibson, who is the subject of a runaway juvenile case taken by the Roseburg Police Department.  Smith prefers the name “Dallas” and is described as 5'4", 248lbs with green eyes and brown hair. Her clothing description is unknown.  Gibson is described as 5'03", 135lbs, with brown hair with red highlights and brown eyes. She was last known to be wearing a backless white and black shirt, long jean shorts, and black high-top shoes. If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Smith or Gibson, please contact the Douglas County Sheriff'

MULTIPLE MARIJUANA SEARCH WARRANTS

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Josephine Co. Sheriff's Office INCIDENT DATE:  August 8, 2022  REPORTING DEPUTY:  Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) ARRESTED:  1- Ian Seiwell Hogue, 34 years-old                      2- Christine Ann Hadik, 34 years-old CHARGES:  1- Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana                       2- Unlawful Possession of Marijuana                             On August 8, 2022, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) with the assistance of Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) and Josephine County Code Enforcement executed two search warrants, one in the 200 block of College Drive and the other in the 1200 block of Pickett Creek Road regarding illegal marijuana grow sites. During the execution of the warrants, approximately 3,000 growing marijuana plants and approximately 1,000 pounds of processed marijuana was seized and destroyed.  The properties also had multiple electrical, water and solid waste code violations. These violations could result in the civil forfeiture of t

𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗲𝗿 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗳𝘁 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻

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Medford Police 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗲𝗿 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗳𝘁 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Have you seen this trailer? On July 29, 2022 at 3 p.m., a 28-foot TNT brand cargo trailer was stolen from the lot of Pressure Point Roofing, located at 5235 Rainbow Drive (near the intersection of Table Rock Road and East Vilas Road). The trailer has an AC unit and fold-out observation deck on top. The truck used to steal the trailer has been located. On August 8, 2022, Henry Maldonado was lodged at Jackson County Jail for Aggravated Theft for stealing the trailer. Maldonado did not disclose the location of the trailer or who it went to. MPD detectives believe Maldonado may have sold the trailer to someone who did not know it was stolen. If you have information on this trailer, please call Medford Detective Bill Ford at (541) 840-1202. Thank you!

FOUR MONTH INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST OF REDMOND MAN FOR POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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Redmond Police Dept. On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, after a four-month investigation, Redmond Police Department (RPD) officers executed a search warrant on 47-year-old Redmond resident Brian Zollman’ s residence for Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the first degree and second degree.  Mr. Zollman was transported and lodged at the Deschutes County jail for six counts of Encouraging Child Sexual Abuse in the first degree and ten counts of Encouraging Child Sexual Abuse in the second degree.       Based on information learned during this investigation, Mr. Zollman may have had access to children in Redmond, Oregon, and Bend, Oregon.  If your child has had contact with Mr. Zollman over the last year, or if you have information regarding this case (RPD case #22-18415), please contact RPD through dispatch, 541-693-6911.     RPD would like to thank The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and the Central Oregon Digital Fore