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News Releases
Greenway Fires - 07/24/22

On July 23, 2022 at 5:48pm Medford Police Officers and Medford Fire were dispatched to a report of a grassfire near the greenway just north of E. McAndrews Rd. and west of Interstate 5. Upon arrival Officers found that multiple fires had been started along the greenway. Multiple subjects were contacted in the area and questioned. No one was taken into custody at that time. 

At 1828 hours Medford Police Officers and Medford Fire were sent to a report of an additional grassfire located south of Rossanley Dr. and west of N. Central Av. near the railroad tracks. Upon arrival it was found once again that multiple small fires had been started by an unknown suspect. 

At approximately 8:30pm the Central Point Police Department lodged Jorge Cabrera at the Jackson County Jail after he was observed trying to start an additional fire along the greenway in their city. 

Medford Police Officers later questioned Cabrera and ultimately charged him with Arson 1 and Recklessly Endangering another person in relation to the originally reported greenway fire. The fire at Rossanley Dr/N.Central Av is still under investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding either of the fire investigations is requested to contact the Medford Police Department. 

Man Stabbed In Veterans Park Over The Weekend - 07/19/22

On Friday, July 15th at 8:57 P.M., officers responded to Veterans Park, 1601 S. Pacific Hwy, to investigate a stabbing incident.  Upon arrival, Officers located a 47 year-old male suffering from one stab wound to his upper torso.  Medford Fire Department and Mercy Flights personnel responded and rendered aid to the victim who was ultimately transported to an area hospital for treatment. A Detective responded to investigate the incident and found the incident started as an argument between the victim and a female at the location.  The suspect, Jose Marrere-Delgado interjected himself into the argument and ultimately stabbed the victim.  Marrere-Delgado fled the scene in a vehicle and was located by a patrol officer a short time later in a parking lot near the intersection of Steward Avenue and Kings Highway.  Marrere-Delgado was arrested and lodged at the Jackson County Jail and the victim is expected to make a full recovery. 

 

Suspect: Marrere-Delgado, Jose 1/13/75

Charges: Assault 2, Unlawful Use of a Weapon