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Arrest Made In Car Break-In Crime Spree,APD News Release Case #16-1347

ASHLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT
NEWS RELEASE
 
  
Contact: Deputy Chief Warren Hensman                                           Released:  05/20/16
Phone : 541-482-5211                                                                    Case Number:  16-1347


ARREST MADE IN CAR BREAK-IN CRIME SPREE
 
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 tipline@ashland.or.us
 
Please direct any questions to Deputy Chief Warren Hensman
 
 
 
Ashland Police Department 
1155 East Main Street,
Ashland, Oregon 97520 (541) 488-2211
www.ashland .or.us/police
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