Area police agencies conducting saturation patrols over weekend

Rogue Valley police agencies are stepping up saturation patrols over the Memorial Day weekend.

Fourteen officers from Medford, Talent and Central Point police, along with Oregon State Police and the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, will conduct the saturations in various areas around the county today through Monday, May 24-27.

Authorities are urging area residents to use designated drivers or taxis if they plan on drinking while out and about this weekend.

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