MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department says that it has arrested six men suspected in several “smash and grab” burglaries at marijuana dispensaries in Jackson County, tracking them to an Airbnb on Red Hawk Drive in Medford on Monday.
The investigation began November 28 at 5 a.m., when police responded to a business alarm at Cloud 9 Wellness dispensary on Hilton Road. Officers arrived to find the business had been “badly damaged,” with windows broken and a metal roll-up door ripped away. The burglars were no longer at the scene, and MPD said that they had taken cash from the registers and stolen an entire ATM containing an “undisclosed amount” of cash.
Looking over security camera footage, investigators thought that there were about seven suspects, all of them wearing masks. Three vehicles were spotted in connection with the burglary.
“The suspects worked quickly to commit the burglary, and used one of their vehicles to rip off the roll up door,” MPD said.
The ATM turned up Sunday evening in a field near Judy Way in west Medford, heavily damaged with the cash removed.
By Monday, the case had been turned over to MPD detectives who soon learned that Ashland Police