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Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.

Published on September 30, 2014 12:24PM


Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrested listed.

Circuit Court

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Circuit Court reported the following fines and judgments:

• Jed Lee Chapman, 50, was convicted, based on an Alford plea, of three offenses. For unlawful use of a weapon, he was sentenced to jail for 15 days, supervised probation for 36 months and 80 hours community service, ordered to have no contact with the victim, and fined $600. For menacing, he was sentenced to supervised probation for 24 months and 40 hours community service, ordered to have no contact with the victim, and fined $500. For interfering with making a report, he was sentenced to supervised probation for 24 months, ordered to have no contact with the victim, and fined $500. The court dismissed counts for second-degree assault, menacing, interference with making a report and pointing a firearm at another.

• Samantha M. Boyer, 21, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, and fined $500.

• Glen William Joseph Wadley, 69, pleaded guilty to felony possession of a firearm. He was sentenced to supervised probation for 36 months and 80 hours community service, ordered to have no contact with the victim, and fined $600. He pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault, and was sentenced to supervised probation for 36 months and 40 hours community service, ordered to have no contact with the victim, and fined $625. The court dismissed counts for second- and fourth-degree assault, second-degree disorderly conduct and harassment.

• Eric Dennis Sowvlen, 37, pleaded guilty to delivery of hydrocodone. He was sentenced to jail for 15 days, supervised probation for 24 months and 80 hours community service, and fined $650. He pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a minor. He was sentenced to jail for two days and supervised probation for 24 months, and fined $250. The sentence is to be consecutive to previous ones. The court dismissed one count of endangering the welfare of a minor.

• Melissa Anne Haynes, 23, pleaded guilty of possession of methamphetamine. She was sentenced to jail for 10 days and 80 hours community service, and fined $550. Her driver’s license was suspended for six months. She pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a minor, and was sentenced to jail for five days and supervised probation for 18 months, and fined $100. The sentence is to be consecutive to previous ones. She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to deliver meth, and was sentenced to jail for 20 days, supervised probation for 24 months and 80 hours community service, and fined $200. The sentence is to be consecutive for the previous ones. Her driver’s license was suspended for six months. She pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a minor, and was sentenced to jail for five days and supervised probation for 24 months, and fined $100. The sentence is to be consecutive to previous ones. The court dismissed three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

• Cheyanne Nicole Marquez, 20, pleaded guilty to falsifying drug test results. She was sentenced to bench probation for 18 months and 20 hours of community service, and fined $350. The court dismissed one count of endangering the welfare of a minor, and ordered a conditional discharge on endangering the welfare of a minor and unlawful possession of hydrocodone.

• Jaala H. Bement, 34, pleaded guilty of possession of meth. She was sentenced to jail for 10 days and 80 hours community service, ordered to have no contact with the victims, and fined $300 Her driver’s license was suspended for six months.

• Lisa Marquez, 47, pleaded guilty to delivery of methadone. She was sentenced to jail for 20 days, supervised probation for 24 months and 80 hours community service, and fined $200. She pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, and was sentenced to jail for 10 days, 24 months supervised probation for each, and fined a total of $350. The first sentence is to be consecutive to all previous one. The court dismissed counts for unlawful possession of methadone, unlawful possession of meth, and endangering the welfare of a minor.


Grant County Sheriff


CANYON CITY – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of Sept. 19-25:

• Concealed handgun licenses: 8

• Average inmates: 12

• Bookings: 3

• Releases: 5

• Arrests: 1

• Citations: 2

• Fingerprints: 8

• Civil papers processed: 23

• Warrants processed: 2

• Assistance/welfare check: 4

• Lori Ake, 50, John Day, was cited for careless driving and failure to stop.

• Glen Wadley, 49, Mt. Vernon, was cited for littering within 1,000 feet of water.


Dispatch


John Day dispatch worked 163 calls during the week of Sept. 22-28. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police:

Sept. 22: Reported burglary in the 200 block of East Main Street, John Day; hit-and-run reported at the rodeo grounds.

Sept. 24: Responded to a reported domestic dispute on Northeast Dayton Street; reported dispute at the Elkhorn.

Sept. 25: Cited a Prairie City man for driving while suspended-violation and failure to wear a helmet.

Sept. 26: Arrested a John Day man on a Grant County warrant.

Sept. 27: Theft reported at Tirico Ranch; arrested a John Day man on a restraining order violation; arrested a John Day man for DUII, no operator’s license and no insurance.

Sept. 28: Dispute reported in the Nugget Lanes area.

• Grant County Sheriff:

Sept. 23: Hit-and-run reported at the Long Creek Lodge.

Sept. 24: Report of shots fired in the Marysville Road area.

Sept. 25: Arrested a Mt. Vernon man for domestic assault.

Sept. 27: Coos Bay Police arrested a John Day man on a Grant County warrant.

Sept. 28: Arrested a Mt. Vernon man on a Grant County warrant.

• John Day ambulance:

Sept. 23: Dispatched for a person with a possible stroke.

Sept. 25: Dispatched for an elderly woman with back injuries.

Sept. 26: Responded for a woman who fell and hurt her head.

• Mt. Vernon Rural Fire:

Sept. 23: Fire reported in the Moon Creek drainage.

• Prairie City ambulance:

Sept. 23: Dispatched for an elderly man.


Justice Court


CANYON CITY – The Grant County Justice Court reported the following fines and judgments:

• Violation of the speed limit: Walter L. Kight, 65, John Day, 51/35 zone, fined $135; Raymond Koben Dunlap, 37, La Grande, 55/30 zone, fined $260.

• Violation of the basic rule: Gregory John Tevelde, 56, Tipton, Calif., 74/55 zone, fined $160; Matthew Michael Kelly, 62, Clarkston, Wash., 84/55 zone, fined $260; Jason Lawson Stout, 41, Uniontown, Wash., 75/55 zone, fined $160.

• Failure to properly use safety belt: Colton Ray Clark, 30, Canyon City, fined $110.

• Failure to install ignition interlock device: Matthew Michael Kelly, 62, Clarkston, Wash., fined $435.



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