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GP Police Arrested Woman for Accosting Utility Work and Resident on Midland

Grants Pass Police arrested a woman for accosting a utility worker and resident in the northwest part of the city early yesterday.

According to the Police Department, officers responded to the incident in the 700-block of NW Midland Avenue on Wednesday shortly after 10 a.m..

Police said the 76-year-old woman asked a utility worker to call 9-1-1 because she was "having a medical emergency and was going to die." The worker rolled up his window, which prompted the woman to break nearby planter pots and throw dirt and rocks at him and the utility truck.

The female subject then attempted to have the resident call 9-1-1 for her. She tried to enter the residence, but a woman closed the door in her face. This prompted the suspect to go into the front yard and break a large terra cotta vase valued at about $70. That's when officers arrived on scene and placed her into custody.

The suspect was lodged at the Josephine County Jail for Criminal Mischief and Disorderly Conduct, both in the 2nd-Degree. She was being held without bail.
Posted on 6/13/24 11:42AM by Sam Marsh