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Felony arrests

  • Burglary, theft — Christopher Lee Law, 56, of the 400 block of Iowa Street, Ashland. Ashland police Wednesday arrested Law on charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree theft, second-degree theft, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, contempt of court, and five counts of manufacturing a bad check. He was booked into the Jackson County Jail and released on his own recognizance.
  • Assault — Rudy James Hebert, 36, of the 700 block of North Church Street, Phoenix. Phoenix police Thursday arrested Hebert on charges of fourth-degree felony assault and two counts of harassment. He was lodged in jail on $25,000 bail.
  • Identity theft — Sara Justine Christianson, 34, of the 1900 block of Sunrise Way, Central Point. Christianson made her initial appearance Thursday in Jackson County Circuit Court for charges of second-degree theft, second-degree forgery and identity theft. She was booked into jail and released on her own recognizance.
  • Theft — Bonnie Lauree Merriman, 43, no known address. Merriman made her initial appearance Thursday in Jackson County Circuit Court for a charge of third-degree theft. She was booked into jail and released on her own recognizance.
  • Theft — Steven Daniel Coder, 29, of the 4000 block of South Pacific Highway, Medford. Coder made his initial appearance Thursday in Jackson County Circuit Court on charges of second-degree theft, third-degree theft and four counts of manufacturing a bad check. He was booked into jail and released on his own recognizance.
  • Drugs — Rebecca Nila Neuman, 31, of the 2100 block of Roberts Road, Medford. Medford police Thursday arrested Neuman on charges of possession of methamphetamine and failure to appear on a charge of third-degree theft. She was lodged in jail without bail.
  • Drugs, robbery — Ronald Burton Ragsdale Jr., 25, no known address. Medford police Thursday arrested Ragsdale on charges of possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, second-degree robbery and a parole violation for first-degree burglary. He was lodged in jail without bail.

Crime reports

  • Burglary — 1900 block of North Keene Way Drive, Medford. Medford police took a report at 9:21 a.m. Wednesday of a burglary to a business during which a Sanyo projector, Dell computer and monitor, three DeMarini softball bats and three bat bags were taken. A window also was broken. The loss was valued at $2,808.
  • Theft — 600 block of Spring Valley Drive, Medford. Medford police took a report a 1:39 p.m. Wednesday of a theft from a motor vehicle during which a Springfield Armory 9mm handgun was taken. The loss was valued at $750.
  • Theft — 300 block of Mary Street, Medford. Medford police took a report at 10:57 a.m. Thursday of a theft from a motor vehicle during which miscellaneous jewelry was taken. The loss was valued at $1,370.
  • Theft — 2300 block of Poplar Drive, Medford. Medford police took a report at 1:48 a.m. Thursday of a theft from a motor vehicle during which three rings, a DeWalt nail gun and stereo remote were taken. A window was also broken. The loss was valued at $2,705.
  • Vandalism — 300 block of Marie Street, Medford. Medford police took a report at 6:22 a.m. Thursday of vandalism to a window. The loss was valued at $800.
  • Theft — 3000 block of Circlewood Drive, Medford. Medford police took a report at 9 a.m. Thursday of a theft of kitchen cabinets, windows, doors, mirrors and lights. The loss was valued at $7,640.
  • Theft — 3200 block of Parkview Court, Medford. Medford police took a report at 9:28 a.m. Thursday of a theft from a motor vehicle during which Adams golf clubs, a Nike golf driver, Messi golf putter and University of Oregon golf bag were taken. Also, a window was broken. The loss was valued at $1,849.
  • Theft — 400 block of Medford Center, Medford. Medford police took a report at 4:17 p.m. Thursday of theft from a motor vehicle during which an iPod, iPad mini, inhaler, epinephrine autoinjector, hand bag and iPod chargers were taken. A window was also broken. The loss was valued at $1,120.

To see where felony property crimes have been reported in Medford, visit www.mailtribune.com/crimefinder.


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