MEDFORD, Ore. -- A volunteer who had been working out of an engine house at Medford Railroad Park says he locked up at 3 p.m. on Monday, February 15 — leaving inside the engine house bottles he collected to fund Medford Garden Railroaders.
He says the theft of his bottles and at least two engines likely happened overnight and probably took the entire night to break in.
The Medford Police Department has started an investigation in hopes of discovering a possible suspect.
Lt. Mike Budreau says from what has been gathered in the investigation, the volunteer that was bagging the bottles was doing it in a public space where he could be observed and the thieves broke in knowing exactly what they were going after. MPD is contacting people in the area for possible clues.