Christopher Alan McKenzie, 42, of the 700 block of Willow Street, Ashland. A Medford police officer Saturday arrested McKenzie on a charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail, where he remained Saturday night on &
Jason James Beth, 31, of the 300 block of South Holly Street, Medford. A Medford police officer Saturday arrested Beth on a charge of fourth-degree assault. He was lodged in jail and released after posting bail.
Richard Lee Rogers, 47, of the 300 block of Liberty Street, Medford. A Medford police officer Saturday arrested Rogers on a charge of fourth-degree assault. He was lodged in jail and released after posting bail.
Maria Elena Montano-Garcia, 30, of the 1600 block of East Dutton Road, Eagle Point. A Jackson County sheriff's deputy Saturday arrested Montano-Garcia on a charge of fourth-degree assault. She was lodged in jail and released after posting bail.
Daniel Thomas O'Rourke, 39, of the 800 block of Reiten Drive, Ashland. A sheriff's deputy Saturday arrested O'Rourke on charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle, driving with a suspended license and a parole violation. He was lodged in jail without bail.
Scott Irwin Wilder, 36, of the 900 block of Newtown Street, Medford. A Medford police officer Saturday arrested Wilder on a charge of possession of amphetamines. He was lodged in jail and released after posting bail.
— Crime reports
1600 block of Antelope Road, White City. A Jackson County sheriff's deputy Saturday took a report of a theft in which &
36;1,200 worth of items were taken from a mini storage.
2300 block of Howard Avenue, Medford. A Medford police officer Saturday took a report of a theft of a 1989 Chevrolet pickup.
400 block of West Eighth Street, Medford. A Medford police officer Saturday took a report of a theft of a 1988 Mercury Topaz.
Vehicle fire ' Three members of the Lake Creek Rural Fire Department responded to a call of a burning vehicle on Highway 140 near Fish Lake. Fire Chief Mike Hall said a 1994 F-150 was destroyed by the fire, reported at about 3:30 p.m. A fuel tank and a propane tank on the truck exploded, Hall said. No one was hurt. The cause of the fire is unknown. A damage estimate was not available, Hall said.
Two hospitalized following motorcycle accident
Two men were hospitalized Saturday following a motorcycle accident on East Fork Forest Creek Road, north of Ruch. Emergency crews went to the scene at about 2:30 p.m. One of the men was flown by helicopter to a Medford hospital, while another was taken by ambulance. Jackson County Fire District
9, Capt. Greg Gilbert said neither injury appeared to be critical. Names of the motorcyclists were not available, Gilbert said.
Girls injured in go-cart accident in Central Point
Two young girls were hospitalized Saturday with injuries sustained in a go-cart accident on private property along Tolo Road in Central Point. At 2:10 p.m., someone at 5645 Tolo Road called 911 after witnessing the accident, said Capt. Robert Walters of Jackson County Fire District No. 3's Central Point station. Two girls age 6 and 9 were taken to a Medford hospital with injuries. Their conditions were unknown Saturday night. No further information was available, Walters said.