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Felony arrests

Drugs — Jesse George Taylor, 32, of the 600 block of Chestnut Street, Medford. Medford police arrested Taylor Monday on a felony methamphetamine possession charge, and on warrants charging failure to appear in court on four previous counts of meth possession, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and first-degree possession of a forgery instrument. He was booked in the Jackson County Jail Monday and released on his own recognizance.

Drugs — Kara June Duran, 31, of the 1300 block of Beekman Ave., Medford. Medford police arrested Duran Monday on a felony charge of methamphetamine possession, warrants charging failure to appear in court on charges of second-degree theft, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle, providing false information about the vehicle and identity theft, and for violating her parole on a previous meth possession conviction. She was lodged in jail Monday without bail.

Drugs — David Dustin Flowers, 25, no known address. Medford police arrested Flowers Monday on a felony charge of methamphetamine possession, and for violating his parole on a previous conviction for assault on a police officer. He was lodged in jail Monday without bail.

Vehicle Theft — Erick Robert Decker, 48, no known address. Jackson County sheriff's deputies arrested Decker Monday on felony charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and attempting to elude police in a vehicle, a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving and on a warrant charging failure to appear in court on a previous charge felon in possession of a restricted weapon. He was booked in the jail and released because of overcrowding.

Drugs — Ethan Lee Owen, 26, no known address. Medford police arrested Owen Monday on a felony charge of methamphetamine possession, and misdemeanor charges of second-degree disorderly conduct and second-degree trespassing. He was booked in the jail and released because of overcrowding.

Assault — Dresden Parker Hills, 21, of the 1200 block of North Mountain Avenue, Ashland. Jackson County sheriff's deputies arrested Hills Monday on a felony charge of third-degree assault, and misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, fourth-degree assault and reckless driving. He was booked in the jail and released on his own recognizance.

Drugs — Samantha Rose Jamison, 36, no known address. Eagle Point police arrested Jamison Tuesday on a felony warrant charging methamphetamine possession, a misdemeanor charge of providing false information to police and a misdemeanor warrant charging third-degree theft, and a warrant charging failure to appear in court on a contempt charge. She was booked in the jail and released because of overcrowding.

Drugs — Tyler James Hammeren, 22, no known address. Medford police arrested Hammeren Tuesday on a felony charge of heroin possession and a misdemeanor charge of first-degree trespassing. He was booked in the jail and released on his own recognizance. Medford police arrested Hammeren again Tuesday on felony charges of first-degree theft, misdemeanor charges of second- and third-degree theft, two misdemeanor counts of unlawful entry of a motor vehicle and a misdemeanor charge of possession of a concealed firearm. He was lodged in jail Tuesday on $58,000 bail.

Court Appearance — Christopher Edwin Knight, 37, no known address. On Tuesday, Knight made his initial court appearance on a felony charge of first-degree theft. He was booked in the jail and released on his own recognizance.

Court Appearance — Nathan James Thompson, 35, of the 1800 block of Orchard Home Court, Medford. On Tuesday, Thompson made his initial court appearance on a felony charge of negotiating a bad check. He was booked in the jail and released on his own recognizance.

Drugs — Julie Reanne Love, 36, no known address. Jackson County sheriff's deputies and the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team arrested Love Tuesday on felony charges of manufacturing, distributing and possessing methamphetamine, and for violating her parole on a previous meth distribution conviction. She was lodged in jail Tuesday on more than $1 million bail.

Sex Offender Registration — Isaac Edward Byrne, 42, no known address. Jackson County sheriff's deputies arrested Byrne Tuesday on a felony charge of failure to register his address as a sex offender, and on warrants charging failure to appear in court on previous charges of methamphetamine possession, interfering with a police officer, failure to register his address as a sex offender and harassment. He was lodged in jail Tuesday on $29,000 bail.

Crime reports

Theft — Medford police took a report of theft at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday in the 3100 block of Cedar Links Drive, Medford. A miscellaneous collection of coins from Mexico were reported stolen. The loss was valued at $2,500.

Theft — Medford police took a report of burglary to a residence at 8:01 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Barnes Avenue. Items reported stolen included miscellaneous clothing, a Nintendo Wii, a 3D HDTV, DVD player, makeup, a purse containing a wallet and a free government-issued Tracfone handset. The loss was valued at $2,100.

Theft — Medford police took a report of bicycle theft at 10:59 a.m. Tuesday in the 2000 block of Hospitality Way. An Ellsworth Truth mountain bike and a Trek road bike were reported stolen. The loss was valued at $1,800.