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Arrest Made in Menacing Incident - 01/19/22

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Isaac Gilbert, 43, an Ashland resident, was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and Reckless Endangerment.

This arrest stems from an incident on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The incident started as a road rage encounter on I-5, which resulted in a confrontation in the Albertson's Parking lot. During the confrontation Gilbert produced a handgun and fired a shot into the victim's vehicle.

Gilbert was cooperative with detectives when contacted on January 18th and turned the handgun over. Gilbert was lodged at the Jackson County Jail and has since been released on bond.

Ashland Man Arrested for Sex Abuse, Additional Victims Sought (Photo) - 01/18/22

On January 18, 2022 a Jackson County Grand Jury indicted Frederick Mark Hutchinson, 64, an Ashland resident, on the following charges: Sex Abuse 1st Degree, Sex Abuse 3rd Degree and Felony Delivery of Marijuana to a person less than 21.

For months leading up to these crimes, Hutchinson actively “groomed” his victim, a 14-year-old boy.

Hutchinson was arrested for this crime on January 13, 2022 and remains lodged at the Jackson County Jail with bond set at $150,000.

The Ashland Police Department believes that there may be more victims and APD is requesting that anyone with additional information contact Detective Dan Moulin at 541-552-2178.

Hutchinson’s mugshot is being released pursuant to HB 3273 which took effect January 1, 2022 and which states that mugshots may be released to the public in an attempt to identify additional victims.

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