Tales from the Rural Patrol

(Editor’s note: Factual information for ‘Tales’ is provided by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.)

Sunday, October 23

*Logs not available

Monday, October 24

*A window was broken in a blue 2014 Jeep Cherokee, and the title was stolen while it was parked near the 300 block of S. Redwood Hwy. on Oct. 23.

*At 3:37 p.m. a noisy gal in the 7900 block of Deer Creek Road screamed so loudly that she could be heard by neighbors half a mile away.

*A woman was bleeding from her head and lip when she sought refuge in the 100 block of Norman Road at 10:30 p.m. She said she was assaulted under a bridge near Lakeshore Drive by a blond assailant with a headband, and he looked like a ‘hippie’. Jesse L. Durran was detained in Josephine County Jail (JCJ).

Tuesday, October 25

*The owner of a Caterpillar D6 Dozer didn’t dig it that his vehicle was missing from the 19500 block of Redwood Hwy. at 1:38 p.m.

Wednesday, October 26

*At 11:27 a.m. a troublemaker was arrested in the 300 block of S. Redwood Hwy., then detained in JCJ for first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree trespass.

*A character was dancing with his pants around his knees at 12:45 p.m. near the 300 block of Pleasant Valley Road. When he explained that his pockets were full of rocks, a compassionate soul gave him a bag for his collection and an old leash to use as a belt.

*An unhappy camper set up a tent and tarps near a business in the 100 block of S. Redwood Hwy. at 1:27 p.m. She rambled on about how upset she was at Jeff Bezos for ruining her life. (He is no doubt heartbroken).

*Lillian Stohlman had a warrant from Curry County Sheriff’s Office for second-degree theft, unlawful possession of meth and marijuana, resisting arrest, second-degree escape, and reckless driving. Stohlman was taken into custody near Redwood Hwy. and Finch Road at 10:27 p.m., then released. She was cited to appear in Curry County Circuit Court on Nov. 28.

Thursday, October 27

*Squatters set up their tent in front of a store in the 100 block of N. Redwood Hwy. at 2:51 p.m. Steven Lewis Fournier had a misdemeanor warrant from Josephine County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) for failure to appear (FTA) for second-degree trespass, so he was detained in JCJ.

*Three trespassers with a hatchet and red spray can were propped underneath a ‘No Trespassing’ sign in the 100 block of S. Kerby Avenue at 3:49 p.m. They appeared to be smoking heroin out of tinfoil.

Friday, October 28

*Daren Alan McCollum was arrested near Dogwood Lane and Fir Drive at 12:26 p.m. McCollum had a misdemeanor warrant from Albany Police Department for contempt of court. He was released and cited to appear at Albany Municipal Court on Nov. 16.