(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, March 19
*Kenneth Russell Davis was detained in Josephine County Jail (JCJ) following his arrest in the 100 block of S. Redwood Hwy. at 1:25 a.m. Davis had two felony warrants from Josephine County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) for driving while suspended/revoked (DWS), and a felony warrant from State Parole Board for parole violation (PAV) for second-degree assault.
*John Rolland Hulse was cited to appear at Josephine County Circuit Court (JCCC) April 20 for possession of controlled substance (PCS) meth.
*A gal requested a ride to the warming shelter at 2:32 a.m. That was not possible, so she barricaded herself in the bathroom at CJ 76 Gas Station Car Wash until after her wake-up call at 7:07 a.m.
*Literal gatecrashers failed to leave their contact information after damaging a gate in the 100 block of Ken Rose Lane overnight.
Monday, March 20
*Five parcel lockers were broken into at the United States Post Office in Selma after noon on March 18, according to a report at 9:39 a.m.
*Motorists in a burgundy Toyota pickup truck and a black SUV chased a driver in an older blue Toyota pickup truck near Rockydale Road and Waldo Road at 9:47 a.m. They stopped long enough to swat someone with a broom.
*A father was not happy with his son’s ex-girlfriend and requested that she be trespassed from the 100 block of S. Sawyer Avenue because she has broken a window twice. She was knocking and yelling at 3 a.m., so at 2:43 p.m. he was provided information on options for protection orders.
*A citizen claimed she heard gunshots and a woman screaming near the 3900 block of Caves Hwy. at 4:24 p.m., but there were no signs of a disturbance when law enforcement arrived at 5:12 p.m.
Tuesday, March 21
*A menacing guy with a rash on his face had a knife and was threatening to kill someone at 12:04 p.m. in the 200 block of W. Watkins Street.
*At 12:22 p.m. a gal in the 3000 block of Crooks Creek Road said she recovered her vehicle that was stolen Feb. 9. She received a citation from Medford Police Department with a court date and a picture of the individual who stole her car.
*A fellow in the 100 block of Lone Mountain Road complained of harassment from an elderly woman in a silver-colored Dodge pickup truck at 6:16 p.m. He claimed she threatened to shoot him, so he wanted JCSO to provide a courtesy ride for him, his girlfriend, and all their belongings. His request was denied.
Wednesday, March 22
*Some tool stole a pair of gloves and a socket set from Napa Auto Parts of CJ at 8:46 a.m.
*An outdoor enthusiast lost his wallet while sledding near Kerby Peak in late February or early March. He reported it missing at 10:06 a.m.
*Meanwhile in another dimension, a woman claimed there was a chihuahua in her garage near the Dollar General on 6th Street at 10:36 a.m. The dispatcher asked if she meant Dollar Tree, as there is no Dollar General on 6th Street. The woman stated she lived on Feller Drive, a new neighborhood. When the dispatcher asked if she lived in Oregon, the gal said she did not know what that was, but she lived in Texas.
*Alicia Houser was apprehended near W. Lister Street and S. Redwood Hwy. at 11:55 a.m. Houser was trespassed from Napa Auto Parts of CJ and charged with third-degree theft, then cited to appear in JCCC April 18.
*A house in the 100 block of Jerry Drive was broken into and ransacked after 5 p.m. March 21. At 1:56 p.m. the resident reported tools, TVs, and computers were missing, along with a gold-colored Chrysler mini-van and a neon green Chevy Spark.
*At 4:25 p.m. a gal stated that her blue/gray 2010 Smart ForTwo Passion was gone from the 200 block of Honeybee Lane. A LoJack tracking system traced the vehicle, and it was recovered at 5:45 p.m.
*A fellow helped himself to beer and a box of donuts from CJ Shop Smart March 21 and 22. Nerpel is trespassed indefinitely from the store due to his actions.
Thursday, March 23
*Kaleb John Bartee was taken into custody near the 300 block of S. Caves Avenue at 11:07 a.m. Bartee had a felony warrant from JCSO for failure to appear (FTA) for first-degree criminal mischief, and a charge of second-degree criminal trespass was added, so he was detained in JCJ.
*A paranoid guy in the 400 block of Piller Place was convinced that his ex-friend placed a listening device in his vehicle at 12:44 p.m.
*At 3:41 p.m. a man in the 25600 block of Redwood Hwy. phoned 911 and rambled on about several different topics before mentioning that he had eaten underwear and they are in his tummy. (Fruit of the Loom is not in the basic food groups.)
Friday, March 24
*A chap in a red shirt was throwing rocks at vehicles near the 200 block of W. Lister Street at 10:26 a.m. He rambled about nonsense, and of course he denied doing such a thing.
*On March 23 at 5 p.m., a gal stole copper gloves from the 300 block of S. Redwood Hwy. When she was confronted on March 24, she admitted she took them, but did not offer to pay or return the merchandise.
*A concerned citizen didn’t appreciate two jerks playing toss the puppy with a little brown dog in the 29400 block of Redwood Hwy. at 2:33 p.m.
*At 7:18 p.m. a grumpy resident in the 600 block of Glendon Road was upset that noise ordinance rules started at 10 p.m. His bedtime is 8:30.
*A stranger tried to open the rear door on a woman’s car when she parked in the 100 block of Deer Creek Road at 7:50 p.m. The sneak drove away in a white Challenger.
Saturday, March 25
*The driver of an older blue SUV tried to escape from law enforcement near Caves Hwy. and S. Old Stage Road at 12:46 a.m. Taser deployment changed that plan. Brian James Parke was detained in JCJ for misdemeanor and felony elude, reckless driving, possession of fentanyl/meth, and felon in possession of a firearm.
*JCSO held a restricted warrant for Jeffrey James Castle Bryant for FTA for conservation. Bryant was contacted near N. Sawyer Avenue and Stevenson Street at 8:25 a.m., then cited and released to appear in JCCC on April 20.