Drugs — Lindsay Diane Sorrels, 57, of the 800 block of East Bolz Road, Phoenix. Phoenix police Wednesday arrested Sorrels on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. She was lodged in the Jackson County Jail and released after posting bail. Drugs — Richard Carl George, 37, of the 200 block of Lampman Road, Gold Hill. Medford police Wednesday arrested George on charges of possession of methamphetamine and a parole violation. He was lodged in jail without bail. Assault — Emmett James Carpenter, 50, of the 2700 block of Falcon Street, White City. A Jackson County sheriff's detective Wednesday arrested Carpenter on charges of second-degree assault and attempted rape. He was lodged in jail, where he remained late Wednesday on more than $1 million bail.
Theft — 100 block of Ashland Avenue, Medford. Medford police Wednesday took a report in which CDs, a stereo, an amplifier, an iPod and a backpack were stolen. The total value of the items was $1,480.