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  1. Burglary Suspect Apprehended (Photo)

    Since January 13, 2020, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) has received multiple reports of burglaries to local businesses, with one business burglarized twice. GPDPS Police and Detective units began working with leads and...

    Public Safety Patch
  2. Hit and Run Injury Crash ***Suspect Arrested*** (Photo)


    On Friday, January 11th, 2020 Grants Pass Police Officers located Heather Watson on foot in the area of West Park St., and Edgewater Dr.  Watson, and her mail acquaintance, Sheldon Keough were taken into custody without...

    Public Safety Patch
  3. RV Fire (Photo)

    On 1/10/20 at about 5:50 pm, Units from Grants Pass Fire Rescue and Rural Metro Fire Department were dispatched for a large vehicle fire at 1883 Allen Creek Rd. The units arrived on scene to find a small RV trailer fully involved and fire...

    Public Safety Patch
  4. Reminder of Non-Emergent Phone number change (Photo)

    Approximately seven years ago, the non-emergent phone number for the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety was changed to the current number of 541-450-6260.  Up until recently, citizens calling the old number would still be forwarded to...

    Public Safety Patch
  5. Grants Pass Starbucks and Home Depot shows support for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (Photo)

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety would like to thank our local Grants Pass Starbucks and Home Depot for supporting law enforcement on the National Day of Law Enforcement Appreciation.  Starbucks manager, Cara Sparks stopped by this...

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  6. 21yo male arrested for having sexual relations with a 15yo female. (Photo)

    ********UPDATE********  1/21/2020

    Grants Pass Detective received information that Elgas-Boeggeman had sexual physical contact with a 16-year-old female in a vehicle on Elgas-Boeggeman’s 21st birthday. A subsequent investigation...

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