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  1. RADE Arrest / Seizure

    On 09-16-20 at around 6:45 am, RADE detectives with the assistance of GPDPS patrol units and narcotics detection K9 Match, arrested 73 year old William G. Van Tassell. RADE detectives obtained information Van Tassell was in possession of a large...

    Public Safety Patch
  2. UPDATE - Officer Involved Shooting

    UPDATE: Grants Pass, Oregon

    Suspect: Jonny M James (39) DOB:07/31/81

    On 09/16/20 at 9:33am, Grants Pass Police responded to the 1400 Block of Wineteer Lane regarding a male inside a home under construction.  As the...

    Public Safety Patch
  3. Kidnap arrest (Photo)


    Lynch, Martin Brandon  31 years of age

    Resident of Grants Pass



    Attempted Kidnapping in the Second Degree



    Disorderly Conduct in the...

    Public Safety Patch
  4. 2 Alarm Residential Structure Fire 1700 Medart Ln.

    Friday September 4, 2020

    911 received a call of a fully engulfed mobile home at the above location at 7:52 PM. The caller said they had returned home to find the mobile on fire. First arriving fire crews were faced with a fully involved...

    Public Safety Patch
  5. Structure Fire (Fatality)

    At 4:18 AM on Saturday, September 5, 2020 the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety received several 911 calls reporting a structure fire in the SW G St area.  When Fire and Police units arrived, they located the fire at 50 SW Western Ave....

    Public Safety Patch
  6. Impaired Driving Enforcement (Photo)

    Nature:          High Visibility DUII Enforcement                       ...

    Public Safety Patch
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