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Felony arrests

Drugs '

Dale Ray Smith, 42, of the 400 block of South Fifth Street, Jacksonville. A Medford police officer Wednesday arrested Smith on a charge of possession of amphetamines. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail, where he remained Wednesday night on &

36;5,000 bail.

Drugs '

Eric Justin Colliar, 24, of the 200 block of Odell Street, Eagle Point. An Eagle Point police officer Wednesday arrested Colliar on a charge of possession of amphetamines. He was booked into jail and released six hours later on his own recognizance.

Drugs '

William Blaine Ternan, 45, of the 800 block of South Pacific Highway, Talent. Ternan appeared Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court on an indictment charging him with possession of amphetamines. He was booked into jail and released an hour later on his own recognizance.

Crime reports

Theft '

600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Medford. A Medford police officer Wednesday took a report of a theft of a green 1987 Honda, Oregon license plate VNW 313.

Miscellaneous

Possible cougar sighting '

Medford police found no evidence Wednesday that a cougar may be hiding out in a Medford neighborhood near Hoover Elementary School, Sgt. Jerry Burchfiel said.

Police went to the area after receiving a call from a citizen who reported seeing a cougar. But a thorough search by police and state Fish and Wildlife officers turned up nothing, Burchfiel said.