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Felony arrests

  • Drugs — Jerry Jay Bassett, 40, of the 1500 block of Kings Highway, Medford. Medford police Friday arrested Bassett on charges of possession of methamphetamine. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail and later released because of jail overcrowding.
  • Drugs — Brandon Wade Orr, 33, of the 200 block of West Pine Street, Central Point. Medford police Saturday arrested Orr on charges of possession of heroin. He was lodged in jail and later released because of overcrowding.
  • Drugs — Ashley Marie Auger, 25, of the 3800 block of Pioneer Road, Medford. Medford police Saturday arrested Auger on charges of possession of methamphetamine and failure to appear in court on charges of distribution and possession of marijuana, heroin and methamphetamine, giving marijuana to a minor, first-degree child neglect and first-degree forgery. She was lodged in jail on $30,000 bail.
  • Drugs — William Allen Malotte, 20, no address given. Rogue River police Saturday arrested Malotte on charges of manufacture, distribution of and possession of marijuana. He was lodged in jail on $50,000 bail.
  • Drugs — Steven Ray Palmer, 29, no address given. Medford police on Saturday arrested Palmer on charges of possession of methamphetamine. He was lodged in the jail without bail.
  • Drugs, theft — Jeremy Robert Bondurant, 40, of the 4900 block of Yale Creek Road, Jacksonville. Ashland police Saturday arrested Bondurant on charges of possession of methamphetamine, third-degree robbery, third-degree theft, fourth-degree assault, harassment, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. He was lodged in jail without bail.
  • Sex abuse, illegal alien — Joshua Thomas Gallo, 32, no known address. Medford police Saturday arrested Gallo on charges of second- and third-degree sex abuse and being in the U.S. illegally. He was lodged in the jail without bail.


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