Felony arrests

Felony arrests

Assault — Erin Star Nelson, 23, of an unknown address. Jackson County sheriff's deputies arrested Nelson Thursday on charges of fourth-degree assault, strangulation and harassment. She was lodged in the Jackson County Jail, where she remained late Friday in lieu of $11,000 bail. Vehicle theft — Donald Franklin Thomas III, of the 100 block of Dehague, Medford. Medford police arrested Thomas early Tuesday on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He was lodged in jail without bail. Vehicle theft — Denise Brown Atchley, 50, of Athens, Ala. Oregon State Police arrested Atchley Thursday on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle and providing false information. She was lodged in jail, where she remained late Friday in lieu of $40,000 bail. Vehicle theft — Joshua Michael Getzinger, 34, of an unknown address. Oregon State Police arrested Getzinger Thursday on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle and providing false information. He was lodged in jail, where he remained late Friday in lieu of $40,000 bail. Drugs — Cindy Renee Lewis, 32, of the 3300 block of Delta Waters Road, Medford. Lewis appeared in Jackson County Circuit Court Friday on charges of methamphetamine possession, endangering a minor and endangering a health care worker. She was released on her own recognizance. Drugs — Scott Anthony Spano, 20, of the 1800 block of the Inner Circle, Medford. Spano appeared in Jackson County Circuit Court Friday on a charge of heroin possession. He was released on his own recognizance. Drugs — Steven Lee Marval, 41, of the 6700 block of E. Evans Creek Road, Rogue River. Marval appeared in Jackson County Circuit Court Friday on a charge of methamphetamine possession and failure to appear on methamphetamine possession and vehicle theft charges. He was lodged in jail on $9,000 bail. Sex abuse — Ramiro Hinojosa-Ramirez, 36, of the 3500 block of S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Jackson County sheriff's deputies arrested Hinojosa-Ramirez Friday on charges of first-degree sex abuse, third-degree sex abuse and being an illegal alien. He was lodged in jail without bail. Assault — Debra Jean Grizzle, 44, of the 300 block of Third St., Rogue River. Medford police arrested Grizzle Friday on a charge of third-degree assault. She was lodged in jail, where she remained late Friday in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Emergency services

A driver and her passenger were injured Friday when the Honda Civic they were riding in the 12300 block of East Evans Creek Road in Rogue River struck a semitruck that was merging onto the roadway at about 3:45 p.m. The driver of the Civic, Britina Tobiasson, 41, was transported by Mercy Flights helicopter to Rogue Valley Medical Center. The passenger, Guy Malotte, 32, was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Both were in stable condition late Friday.

The accident shut down traffic on one lane of the road for about a half-hour.

The accident is still under investigation, but alcohol may have been factor, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department.

The driver of the semitruck, Joshua Downing, 24, was uninjured in the accident.