Emergency services, Aug. 5
Forgery — David Louis Bertik, 45, of the 600 block of Queens Branch Road, Rogue River. Medford police charged Bertik Wednesday on new counts of first-degree forgery, first-degree theft and identity theft. Medford police originally arrested Bertik Monday on earlier charges of identity theft and second-degree theft, an out-of-county warrant and for violating his probation on a methamphetamine possession conviction. He additionally was cited Thursday on warrants for failing to appear on previous charges of first-degree forgery, first-degree possessing a forged instrument, attempted first-degree theft and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He was held in the Jackson County Jail without bail.
Controlled substance — Luiz Leonel Meza, 29, no known address. Medford police arrested Meza Tuesday on charges of unlawful manufacture, delivery and possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Meza was jailed on $500,000 bail.
Strangulation — Nolan James Robbins, 30, of the 2000 block of Highgate Street, Medford. Medford police arrested Robbins on charges of domestic abuse strangulation and fourth-degree assault. Robbins was booked in jail Tuesday and no longer listed as an inmate Thursday.