Stolen Firearm Recovered In Search of Central Point Home, Convicted Felon Arrested

By Jim McCoy Thu 7th March NewsAndrew Caucuttstolen firearm
Medford Police were dispatched to Black Bird yesterday at around 3 p.m. on a call pertaining to suspicious behavior by a shopper. Store employees believed a man was attempting to steal .40 caliber ammunition and a holster. Medford Police contacted the suspect,24-year old Andrew James Caucutt, who is a convicted felon and on felony probation for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. No actual theft occurred in the store. Based on evidence found at the scene, police believed that Caucutt owned a handgun. Oregon State Law prohibits felons from possessing firearms. Medford Police obtained a search warrant to search his residence in the 200 block of Wilson Road in Central Point. Upon searching the residence, officers located a loaded Springfield Arms XDM semi-automatic .40 caliber handgun. This gun was located within reach of a 5 year old child who lives at the residence. This gun was determined to have been stolen during a burglary in the 2600 block of Terr-mont Street, in White City last October 31st. Caucutt was most recently accused of firing into a Truax Road residence from a moving vehicle.

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