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Felony arrests

Coercion '

Joseph Arnold Allred, 22, Medford. Medford police arrested Allred Sunday on charges of coercion, two counts of fourth-degree assault and disorderly conduct. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail in lieu of &

36;16,000 bail.

Drugs '

Shonna Lee Coleman-George, 29, White City. Medford police arrested Coleman-George Sunday on a charge of possession of amphetamine. She was lodged in the Jackson County Jail in lieu of &

36;5,000 bail.

Assault '

Paul James Costello, 30, Ashland. Ashland police arrested Costello Sunday on charges of felony fourth-degree assault and harassment. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail in lieu of &

36;8,000 bail.

Crime reports

Bicycle theft '

Ashland police were seeking an 18-year-old man in connection with a charge of first-degree theft for stealing the bicycle and belongings of a homeless man.

Sgt. Bob Smith said the bicycle, valued at about &

36;800, and belongings valued at more than &

36;200 were stolen during a free meal gathering at about 5 p.m. Sunday near Lithia Park. The 18-year-old, whom police have not identified, was accompanied by a young teen, probably aged 14 or 15, Smith said.

Purse theft '

Ashland police are investigating the theft Sunday of a tourist's purse from a local fast-food restaurant. The purse contained more than &

36;1,000 in cash, plus credit cards.

Smith said the female tourist stopped at the Wendy's restaurant at 1652 Ashland St. at about 5 p.m. She accidentally left her black leather purse behind in the restaurant booth. When the woman returned, the purse was gone, Smith said. There are no suspects in the case.

Assault '

Jackson County sheriff's deputies took a report of an assault at 3:04 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Mount Castle Drive, White City.

Theft '

Items valued at &

36;3,000 were taken from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Mill Creek Drive, according to a report to Jackson County sheriff's deputies at 8:49 a.m. Sunday.

ATV stolen '

An all-terrain vehicle valued at &

36;6,400 was reported stolen at 9:06 a.m. Sunday from the 7900 block of Hyatt Prairie Road, outside Ashland. Jackson County sheriff's deputies are investigating.