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Felony arrests

Drugs '

Melissa Marie Zapalowski, 28, of the 3500 block of South Pacific Highway, Medford. Zapalowski appeared Friday in Jackson County Circuit Court on an indictment charging her with possession of methamphetamine. She was booked into the Jackson County Jail and released on her own recognizance.

Drugs '

Levi Travis Haynes, 24, of the 700 block of Wharton Street, Grants Pass. A Jackson County sheriff's deputy Friday arrested Haynes on charges of possession of methamphetamine and a probation violation. He was lodged in jail without bail.

Identity theft '

Daniel James Jones, 18, of the 4500 block of New Hope Road, Grants Pass. Medford police Friday arrested Jones on charges of identity theft, second-degree theft and second-degree forgery. He was lodged in jail, where he remained late Friday on &

36;35,000 bail.

Drugs '

David Frederick Davenport, 26, of the 2900 block of Taylor Road, Medford. Medford police Friday arrested Davenport on charges of possession of methamphetamine, a probation violation and failure to appear in court. He was lodged in jail without bail.

Drugs, forgery '

Jason Ryan Staples, 30, of the 400 block of Plum Street, Medford. Medford police Friday arrested Staples on charges of first-degree forgery, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, endangering a minor and failure to appear in court. He was lodged in jail without bail.

Crime reports

Theft '

1100 block of Skeeters Lane, Medford. Medford police Friday took a report in which a laptop computer and duffel bag were stolen. The total value of the items was &


Fire calls

Grass fire '

The Oregon Department of Forestry and Jackson County Fire District 4 units responded Friday to a grass fire west of Shady Cove near Highway 62, officials said. The blaze, which was reported at 4:45 p.m., moved up a ridge, feeding on grass and brush. Gusty winds pushed the fire to around 5 acres before containment. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The ODF and District 4 were aided by a District — crew.

Grass fire '

Jackson County Fire District — crews responded Friday to a two-acre grass fire just north of Gold Hill at the 13000 block of Highway 234. The blaze was sparked by a fallen power line in dense brush and grass. The blaze spurred a second alarm at around 8 p.m. because of homes and heavy fuel in the area. Ten engines were dispatched to the scene. Crews continued to work on the fire late Friday.