Drugs — Jesse Lynd Smith, 19, of the 500 block of Hopkins Road, Central Point. Medford police arrested Smith late Saturday on a charge of heroin possession. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail and released because of overcrowding.
Brush fire — A controlled burn burgeoned into an unruly 1/2;-acre brush fire Sunday in rural Medford requiring a response by the Medford Fire Department. Firefighters converged on the fire at the intersection of Nobility and Kings Highway just before 4 p.m. and contained it within 15 minutes.
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