Police reports May 11

Friday 9:27 a.m. — Police arrested a 28-year-old woman for theft in the first and second degree, fraudulent use of a credit card, resisting arrest and physical harassment on East Main Street. Police forwarded the case to the district attorney's office, and additionally requested that the D.A.'s office search her file for additional theft, fraudulent use of a credit card and identity theft charges.

Friday 10:51 a.m. — Police responded to reports of multiple fights occurring at Ashland Middle School. Two of the fights were video recorded by students that witnessed the altercation. Police reviewed the video and noted that the same juvenile was the primary aggressor in both instances. Neither the victim nor the victim's parents wished to press charges. The school will take appropriate action and will advise police if assistance is needed.

Friday 2:22 p.m. — Police cited and released a 21-year-old and 22-year-old man for criminal mischief after they were observed tagging a picnic table in Lithia Park on Fork and Hargedine streets. Additionally, both men were warned for having open containers of alcohol in public.

Friday 2:59 p.m. — Police observed graffiti at the Bill Patton Gardens on Pioneer Street.

Friday 7:12 p.m. — Police cited a 36-year-old man for hit-and-run on Siskiyou Boulevard after he hit another man's vehicle without attempting to leave contact information.

Friday 9:05 p.m. — A woman reported suspicious circumstances in and around her residence on Siskiyou Boulevard. There are currently no further leads or suspect information.

Friday 11:45 p.m. — Police stopped a vehicle operated by a male juvenile for a traffic violation on Winburn Way and Nutley Street. He was cited for driving without a license, and his vehicle was impounded. Additionally, police cited and released a 22-year-old passenger for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

Saturday 1:11 a.m. — A 26-year-old man crashed into a parked vehicle near the Siskiyou Brew Pub on Water Street and fled the scene without leaving contact information. He was later stopped in Medford by a Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy and subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants. He was lodged at Jackson County Jail on the charges from both agencies.

Saturday 2:54 a.m. — An Ashland police officer assisted Oregon State Police by conducting a drug evaluation.

Saturday 7:59 p.m. — Police investigated a suicide on Cambridge Street and found no evidence of criminal activity.

Sunday 1:35 a.m. — Police arrested a 23-year-old man for driving under the influence of intoxicants during a traffic stop for failure to drive within his lane on East Main and Fordyce streets. He was taken to Ashland Police Department where he blew a .12 BAC and was cited and released to a sober adult.

Sunday 4:41 a.m. — Southern Oregon University Campus Public Safety reported that sometime late Saturday evening or early Sunday morning, unknown suspects vandalized the "Welcome to Southern Oregon University" sign at Stadium and Ashland streets.

Sunday 1:30 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at Ashland Street and Normal Avenue. No injuries were reported, and the vehicles were towed from the scene. A man was cited at the scene for unlawful and unsafe lane change.

Sunday 1:40 p.m. — Police received an anonymous report of suspicious activity on East Main Street. The case is currently under investigation.

Sunday 3:46 p.m. — An RV struck and knocked down a power pole on Siskiyou Boulevard. The pole hit a parked vehicle, causing very slight damage. Police cited the RV driver for careless driving.

Sunday 4:36 p.m. — Police received a report of suspicious activity at the Lithia Park playground on Winburn Way.

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