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

Published on October 28, 2014 1:28PM

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:

• Mark Dennis Reasoner, 47, was found guilty by jury verdict of two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card. For each, he was sentenced to jail for two days, bench probation for 24 months and 40 hours community service, ordered to have no contact with the victim, and fined $250. The second sentenced is to be consecutive to the first. He was also ordered to pay $434 in restitution to the victim.

• Jamie Alan Zimmerlee, 30, pleaded guilty to attempt to commit rape. He was sentenced to jail for 12 months and supervised probation for 36 months, ordered to not be involved with any youth organizations and no contact with the victim, and fined $200. The court dismissed counts for first-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse and fourth-degree assault.

• James Louis Sanders, 56, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants. He was sentenced to jail for 30 days and bench probation for 18 months, and fined $1,500. His driver’s license was suspended for three years. The court dismissed counts for operating a vehicle without driving privileges and driving uninsured.

Grant County Sheriff

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of Oct. 17-23:

• Concealed handgun licenses: 25

• Average inmates: 18

• Bookings: 13

• Releases: 11

• Arrests: 1

• Citations: 1

• Fingerprints: 4

• Civil papers processed: 6

• Warrants processed: 10

• Assistance/welfare check: 4


John Day dispatch worked 151 calls during the week of Oct. 20-26. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police:

Oct. 21: Possible hit-and-run on Northeast Dayton; theft reported on 1st Avenue.

Oct. 23: Hit-and-run vehicle damage reported on East 6th Street; arrested a John Day man on a Grant County warrant.

Oct. 24: Arrested a John Day man for fourth-degree assault.

Oct. 26: Cited a Prairie City man for speeding.

• John Day Fire Department:

Oct. 20: Reported fire at Malheur Lumber Company.

• Prairie City ambulance:

Oct. 20: Responded for an 81-year-old woman.

Oct. 26: Responded for a 17-year-old boy with seizures.

• Grant County Sheriff:

Oct. 20: Three reports of a prowler in the 300 block of South Humbolt Street.

Oct. 22: Theft reported in Prairie City.

Oct. 25: Theft reported at Humbolt Elementary.

• John Day ambulance:

Oct. 20: 78-year-old woman who fell; 88-year-old woman with a stroke.

Oct. 21: Responded for an 81-year-old man; 85-year-old man.

Oct. 22: Responded for an 85-year-old woman; responded for a one-year-old who was choking.

Oct. 26: 91-year-old woman with a low pulse.

• Long Creek ambulance:

Oct. 23: Dispatched for an elderly woman.

• Prairie City Fire Department:

Oct. 25: Responded to a possible fire on Highway 26 west of Dixie Butte.

Justice Court

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

• Exceeding speed limit: Richard Ray Hartmann, 76, Lyons, 45/30 zone, fined $135; John Everett Guthridge, 50, Burns, 75/55 zone, fined $135.

• No valid ODOT pass: Yegor Pavlov, 30, Hallandali Beach, Fla., fined $435.

• Driving uninsured: Samantha Marae Boyer, 21, Monument, fined $260.

• Driving while suspended-violation: Samantha Marae Boyer, 21, Monument, fined $435.

• Samantha Boyer was convicted of contempt of court for failure to pay fines/restitution, and sentenced to 24 hours in jail.

• Jess Andrew Herder, Tumalo, was convicted of driving while suspended-misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail, and total fines of $1,664.75. The court dismissed one count of open container of alcohol in a vehicle.


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