Responding to a call about fireworks, police discovered that four makeshift explosives consisting of soda bottles, household chemicals and aluminum foil had been exploded on the lawn near SOU's Greensprings dorms.
Friday 4:53 a.m. — An intoxicated man was taken into protective custody and released to a sober adult in the 800 block of Cambridge Street.
Friday 12:19 p.m. — A woman reported her son as a runaway in the Ashland area.
Friday 8:34 p.m. — Police responded with Southern Oregon University Campus Public Safety to the Greensprings Residence Halls for a report of fireworks in the 400 block of Wightman Street. Once on the scene, police discovered that four makeshift explosives consisting of soda bottles, household chemicals and aluminum foil had been exploded on the lawn. There are currently no suspects or witnesses.
Friday 9:04 p.m. — Police responded to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Iowa and California streets. After further investigation, a 53-year-old woman was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Friday 11:07 p.m. — Police arrested a 36-year-old man for three charges of harassment, two charges of unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle, second-degree trespassing and second-degree disorderly conduct near the Hong Kong Bar in the first block of North Main Street. He was lodged at Jackson County Jail.
Friday 11:24 p.m. — Police responded to a loud party at a residence in the 600 block of Spring Creek Drive. Police learned that juveniles and minors had been allowed to drink and smoke marijuana at the residence, and two female juveniles were cited and released for minor in possession of alcohol by consumption, and for providing a place for minors to drink. In a separate case, police found an 18-year-old woman, an adult man and a known female juvenile trespassing through the property next door while trying to evade the police. The three were cited for second-degree criminal trespassing.
Saturday 2:31 a.m. — Police responded to the 300 block of Wightman Street for a report of an unoccupied vehicle that had rolled down a hill and struck a fence at the Southern Oregon University tennis courts. SOU Campus Public Safety requested assistance from police in having the vehicle towed away.
Saturday 6:05 a.m. — Police arrested a 51-year-old man for second-degree criminal mischief in the 2200 block of Siskiyou Boulevard. He was additionally found to be in violation of his parole by being intoxicated, and he was lodged at Jackson County Jail.
Saturday 3:32 p.m. — A man urinated in public in the first block of Calle Guanajuato Way.
Saturday 7:43 p.m. — Police investigated a possible hit and run in the area of Water and B streets.
Sunday 4:09 a.m. — Police responded to a criminal mischief call in the 400 block of Catalina Drive.
Sunday 11:21 a.m. — A man and his juvenile daughter were involved in a verbal argument in the 1300 block of Woodland Drive.
Sunday 11:56 a.m. — A man left the Timbers Motel without paying for services in the 1400 block of Ashland Street. The man additionally provided the credit card number of a closed account.
Sunday 1:03 p.m. — A 45-year-old man wrote on the exterior wall of Albertson's with a permanent marker in the 2300 block of Ashland Street.
Monday 7:57 a.m. — A man attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a business in the 1600 block of Siskiyou Boulevard.
Monday 8:02 a.m. — An unknown person turned in a bicycle found in the Ashland area. The bike was stored in police lost and found.
Monday 8:57 p.m. — Police arrested a 28-year-old man for harassment and disorderly conduct in the 600 block of Orchard Street. He was taken into custody and lodged at Jackson County Jail.
Tuesday 1:26 a.m. — A woman reported that she received a threatening letter from an unknown suspect in the 100 block of North First Street.
Ashland Fire & Rescue
Monday 8:43 a.m. — AFR responded to an emergency medical services call in the 300 block of Mountain View Drive.
Monday 11:59 a.m. — AFR responded to an emergency medical services call in the first block of Mt. Ashland Ski Road.
Monday 1:21 p.m. — AFR responded to an emergency medical services call in the 100 block of Talent Avenue.
Monday 4:27 p.m. — AFR responded to a power line down in the area of Dewey and East Main streets.
Monday 7:22 p.m. — AFR responded to an emergency medical services call in the first block of Wightman Street.
Monday 8:32 p.m. — AFR responded to a chimney or flue fire in the area of Peggy Lane and Foss Road.
Monday 9:08 p.m. — AFR responded to an emergency medical services call in the 600 block of Orchard Street.