Local News

GP Police Evicted 4 Campers from City Parks and Arrested 1 for Trespass

Grants Pass Police evicted four people from three city parks and arrested one of them for trespassing at a local business early yesterday.

In a patrol check at Morrison Centennial Park, Russell Thompson and Michael Cheek were cited for Buffer Zone violations and both were trespassed from the park for 30 days. A total of 11 campsites were posted for Illegal Camping.

At Riverside Park, Marylynn Humphrey was cited for Buffer Zone Violation and she was trespassed from the park for 30 days. A total of 21 campsites were posted and an e-mail was sent to the United Community Action Network.

At Westholm Park, Luke Boger was observed with an illegal burn pile and items associated with marijuana use. He was cited for both violations and excluded from the park for the next 30 days. A total of eight campsites were posted.

A short time later, officers responded to a trespassing complaint involving Boger at the EZ Wash Laundromat on SW G Street. The suspect had been trespassed from the business several times before. He was lodged in jail for 2nd-Degree Criminal Trespass and the resulting Parole Violation stemming from previous convictions for Disorderly Conduct, Offensive Littering and Criminal Trespass.
Posted on 1/12/24 11:03AM by Sam Marsh