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Published on May 16, 2017 4:55PM

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 arrest cases.

Grant County Circuit Court

Glen William Wadley’s charge of first-degree criminal trespass was dismissed.

Oregon State Police

Cited Takoda Lee Propeck, 18, of Prairie City for minor in possession of marijuana and no seat belt after being stopped for speeding May 7.

Arrested an unnamed Canyon City man after executing a search warrant with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and seizing items relating to the use, delivery and manufacture of methamphetamine May 7.

Arrested Timothy Keith, 33, Canyon City, for unlawful possession of a firearm and cited him for driving while suspended, driving uninsured and failure to install interlock ignition device after being stopped May 8.

Executed a search warrant with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office for a John Day residence May 10 in relation to an ongoing drug investigation.

Grant County Sheriff

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of May 5-11:

• Concealed handgun licenses: 6

• Average inmates: 14

• Bookings: 9

• Releases: 8

• Citations: 4

• Fingerprints: 3

• Civil papers: 13

• Warrants processed: 1

• Asst./welfare check: 1

Cited Ryan Cook, 18, of Monument for possession of marijuana May 11.

Cited Dennis Asher, 50, of Bend for failure to obey traffic control device and failure to signal turn May 10.

Cited Elijah Allison, 42, of Mt. Vernon for reckless endangering and reckless driving May 10.

Cited Tawnery Stymus, 42, of Mt. Vernon for violation of the basic rule, 78/65 zone, May 8.

Cited Delgado Garcia, 20, of Gresham for violation of the basic rule, 47/30 zone, May 8.

Cited Justin McClaughry, 24, of Nampa, Idaho, for violation of the basic rule, 78/55 zone, May 8.

Justice Court

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

Driving Uninsured: Timothy Luke Keith, 33, Canyon City, Jan. 28, fined $260.

Violation of the basic rule: Chad Elliot Derrick, 36, Mt. Vernon, 74/55 zone, May 6, fined $160; Mandi Jo Malone, 38, John Day, 75/55 zone, May 7, fined $135; Nicholas Landau Gideonse, 56, Portland, 79/55 zone, March 10, fined $260; Anne Noelle Staten, 36, Bend, 71/55 zone, fined $160; Kevin Gentry Kimberling, 44, Prairie City, 75/55 zone, April 6, fined $135.

Exceeding speed limit: Richard Stanley Colbeth, 78, John Day, 75/65 zone, May 8, fined $135; Ryan Wayne Pettyjohn, 49, Seneca, 75/65 zone, May 1, fined $135.

Driving while suspended: Timothy Luke Keith, 33, Canyon City, Jan. 28, fined $435; Levi B. Kalin, 35, Canyon City, March 9, fined $435.

Failure to carry proof of insurance, Caleb Thomas Grende, 20, March 24, fined $260.

Dog as a public nuisance: Erik Locke Teal, 28, Prairie City, April 21, fined $130.

Stacy Lyn Prusak pleaded guilty to third-degree theft on May 10 and was sentenced to 30 days in jail, and fined $127.29.

Michael Dillon Griffith was convicted of third-degree theft and fined $460.


John Day dispatch worked 134 calls during the week of May 8-14. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police Department

May 9: Took a report of an assault at the Ugly Truth in John Day.

May 10: Received a report of an explosion on Northeast Dayton Street. A burn pile had been lit with too much fuel.

May 11: Took a report of a broken car window in Prairie City.

May 12: Responded to a report of a broken glass door at the Church of the Nazarene in John Day.

• Grant County Sheriff’s Office

May 8: Cited two Monument residents for minor in possession of marijuana and possession of an illegal firearm.

May 10: Received a report of people on ATVs harassing cattle in the Wyllie Creek area.

May 12: Responded to a report of trespassing and harassment in Mt. Vernon.

May 13: Arrested a 57-year-old Mt. Vernon resident on a Grant County warrant.

May 14: Received a report from Seneca of a dog at large that killed another pet.

• John Day ambulance

May 8: Responded with Monument Fire District for a patient who was bleeding from the leg.

May 12: Responded to the John Day Fossil Beds for a child who had passed out. Responded for a child who had a seizure and asthma attack on Highway 19.

May 13: Responded for a 22-year-old man who fell and was having seizures.


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