Drunk Driver Crashes into Power Pole

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A drunk driver crashes into a power pole in Central Point, knocking out power to more than 500 customers in Central Point and Medford. Just after midnight on Saturday, Central Point Police Department received a report of a crash involving a single vehicle striking a power pole in the area of … Continue reading »

Drunk Driver Hits Parked Cars, Fences

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is behind bars for allegedly hitting three parked cars while intoxicated and then leading police on a chase. Police say 25-year-old Gerardo Castro-Aguirre hit the cars on the 600 block of G Street then drove off.  Officers say he drove into several yards on 7th Street, destroying fences and … Continue reading »

Drunk Driver Pins Woman to Fence

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman was taken to the hospital after a drunk driver crashed and pinned her to a fence Saturday night. Springfield police said 42-year-old Steven Birkenbach was speeding down 7th Street when he crashed into a van at a home on Pleasant Street. The victim, Michelle Slayter, said she was unloading … Continue reading »