CRIME STOPPERS: Man wanted in Jackson County

Man wanted (KTVL/Sarina Sandoval)

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating a man with a felony warrant and a history of domestic violence.

John Martin Phelan, 64, was released from jail on December 11, 2017, after serving his sentence for assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

In the week following his release, deputies say Phelan contacted the victim twice, violating the terms of his probation.

The district attorney's office filed a motion to revoke Phelan's probation; a judge granted the motion and signed a felony arrest warrant.

Phelan was last seen in Medford on December 18, 2017.

He has been known to frequently be near the White City area.

Sheriff's say Phelan is reportedly transient and relies on public transportation and hitchhiking to get around.

Phelan is five feet, eleven inches tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has gray hair and green eyes.

If you have any information on the suspects' whereabouts, please call, or text Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon at 1-800-850-0580 and refer to case number KTVL 01-09-18.

Depending on the case and the information given, Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and filing of charges. Callers can remain anonymous. The reward is sponsored by Rogue Credit Union.

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