ASHLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT
Contact: Deputy Chief Warren Hensman Released: 05/20/16
ARREST MADE IN CAR BREAK-IN CRIME SPREE
Phone : 541-482-5211 Case Number: 16-1347
On 05/18/16, Ashland Detectives arrested Willie Ray Williams (29) on several charges related to a recent string of car break-ins. The break-ins were steadily reported by Ashland residents over the last 10 days, eventually leading investigators to a room at the Relax Inn located at 535 Clover Lane. A search warrant was obtained and the room was searched . Detectives recovered a variety of stolen property including methamphetamine and cocaine. Williams was lodged into the Jackson County Jail without incident and charged with several counts of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, theft, possession of a controlled substance and delivery of a controlled substance. The Ashland Police Department would also like to remind residents to lock their car doors and remove all items of value such as handbags, wallets and electronic equipment.
If anyone has additional information about this ongoing investigation, or you were the victim of an unreported car break-in over the last 10 days, you are encouraged to call the Ashland Police Department at 541.482.5211.
You can also call the anonymous tip line at 541.552.2333 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please direct any questions to Deputy Chief Warren Hensman
Ashland Police Department
1155 East Main Street,
Ashland, Oregon 97520 ·(541) 488-2211
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