Violent Crimes Task Force Apprehends Local Woman

Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office - 02/16/19

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force (PNVOTF) was tasked with locating and apprehending Kayla Navarro, 26, of Medford.  Navarro was wanted by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in Indiana, on a federal warrant for Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances, as well as a probation violation.

On February 13, the investigation led the Task Force to a home in the City of Medford where Navarro was seen entering a vehicle.  A traffic stop was made on the vehicle, and Navarro was taken quickly taken into custody.  Another passenger of the vehicle was also arrested on an outstanding warrant.  Both Navarro and the other passenger were found to be in possession of methamphetamine and heroin.  Navarro is lodged in the Jackson County Jail awaiting prosecution and extradition.

The Medford Division of the Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force is made up of personnel of the United States Marshals Service, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, and Central Point Police Department.