Medford Attempted Murder Suspect Apprehended in Maryland

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Medford Attempted Murder Suspect Apprehended in Maryland

MEDIA RELEASE
Medford Police Department
219 S Ivy St
Medford, OR 97501
Date: February 9, 2018

Type of Incident: Medford Attempted Murder Suspect, Apprehended in Maryland

When: Assault Occurred November 8, 2017. Lodged at Jackson Co. Jail on February 8, 2018

Location of incident: Assault Occurred at residence on South Foothill Road, Medford, Oregon
 
SUSPECT:
StembridgeTerell Tereeq, 25 years old
Unknown Address
 
On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, a 25 year old male and Terell Stembridge met at the
male’s residence, located on South Foothill Road, Medford Oregon. The male and
Stembridge were acquaintances and met for a transaction involving marijuana in
exchange for U.S. Currency. During the meeting, Stembridge produced a .40 caliber
handgun and pointed it at the male, threatening to kill him. Stembridge ordered the male
to place the marijuana in a bag which Stembridge provided as he was conducting an
armed robbery.

The male grabbed the firearm and began to fight Stembridge for control of the firearm.
During the altercation, Stembridge fired several rounds, striking the male three times.
The male retrieved his .45 caliber handgun and fired two rounds back at Stembridge, but
did not hit him. Stembridge fled the residence with the marijuana.

The victim drove himself to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center where he underwent
immediate surgery for life threatening injuries. The victim has left the hospital and is
recovering from the injuries.

During the investigation, Terell Stembridge was identified as the suspect. On November
14, 2017, a Jackson County Grand Jury indicted Stembridge on Attempted Murder,
Assault in the first degree and Robbery in the first degree. A nationwide warrant was
issued for Stembridge.

On December 12, 2017, a United States Marshal’s Service fugitive task force located
Terell Stembridge in Baltimore, Maryland where he was taken into custody on the
nationwide warrant.

On February 8, 2018, Stembridge was lodged at the Jackson County Jail on charges of
Attempted Murder, Assault in the first degree and Robbery in the first degree.
Investigators believe the suspect committed the robbery to sell the marijuana illegally on
the East coast.
 

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