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Published on September 26, 2017 4:56PM


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


Adam Alexander Green, 19, a transient, pleaded guilty Sept. 21 to first-degree criminal trespass and second-degree criminal mischief committed on Sept. 14. He was sentenced to 25 days in jail.

Russell Wayne Moore, 54, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty Sept. 21 to possession of methamphetamine on May 12, 2016, and first-degree failure to appear on Feb. 9. He was sentenced to 10 months and 10 days in jail, 80 hours of community service and two years of probation. He was fined $200. He was ordered not to possess firearms or ammunition, and his license was suspended for six months. Counts of second-degree failure to appear and delivery of methamphetamine were dismissed. His probation on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants and fourth-degree assault were revoked, and he was sentenced to an additional 60 days in jail. As part of a global plea agreement involving all these cases, another charge of first-degree failure to appear from Jan. 12 was also dismissed.


Grant County Sheriff


The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of Sept. 14-21:

• Concealed handgun licenses: 3

• Average inmates: 15

• Bookings: 2

• Releases: 2

• Arrests: 1

• Citations: 2

• Fingerprints: 3

• Civil papers: 6

• Warrants processed: 1

• Asst./welfare check: 0

• Search and Rescue: 0


Justice Court


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

• Driving while suspended violation: Ben G. Luethe Jr., 73, Mount Vernon, Aug. 31, fined $435; Blake R. Tirico, 23, Seneca, July 28, fined $445; Stephanie Lindsley, 53, Trail, June 23, fined $435; Scott A. Feeley, 34, Baker City, July 13, fined $435; Walter L. Eaton Jr., 47, Burns, Aug. 4, fined $435; Chloe I. Harris, 22, Prairie City, July 1, fined $435.

• Driving uninsured: Blake R. Tirico, 23, Seneca, July 28, fined $270; Scott A. Feeley, 34, Baker City, July 13, fined $260; William J. Coller, 24, John Day, July 17, fined $260; Chloe I. Harris, 22, Prairie City, July 1, fined $260.

• Violation of the basic rule: Tami L. Sasser, 35, Kimberly, July 7, 75/55 zone, fined $160; Donald L. Mathews, 52, Phoenix, Arizona, July 30, 68/55 zone, fined $160; Ryan J. Bernhard, 21, Scappoose, July 15, 111/55 zone, fined $1,150.

• Speed limit violation: Zach C. Gwillim, 20, Monroe, Sept. 1, 55/30 zone, fined $220; Derek H. Goldflam, 40, Los Angeles, California, Aug. 20, 60/45 zone, fined $170; Shaen G. Nicolay, 29, Kuna, Idaho, Aug. 20, 71/65 zone, fined $170; Naomi F. Nession, 26, San Francisco, California, 50/30 zone, fined $135; Omar Ceja, 20, Prairie City, Aug. 21, 102/65 zone, fined $1,150; Blake R. Tirico, 23, Seneca, July 28, 65/35 zone, fined $270; Walter L. Eaton Jr., 47, Burns, Aug. 4, 38/25 zone, fined $160.

• Speed racing: Ryan J. Bernhard, 21, Scappoose, July 15, 111/55 zone, fined $435.

• Careless driving, accident: Ivan A. Anglo Salazar, 28, Othello, Washington, July 25, fined $435; Ryan J. Bernhard, 21, Scappoose, July 15, fined $260.

• Failure to obey traffic control device: Dennis Asher, 50, Bend, May 5, fined $260, May 5, $130.

• No operator’s license: William J. Coller, 24, John Day, July 17, fined $260.

• Registration sticker expired: William J. Coller, 24, John Day, July 17, fined $110.

• Failure to drive within lane: Linda R. Mills, 65, Echo, July 20, fined $260; Michael A. Hughes, 65, Keaau, Hawaii, July 14, fined $260.

• Failure to signal with lights: Dennis Asher, 50, Bend, May 5, fined $110.

• Obstruction of vehicle windows: Logan W. Ortmann, 27, John Day, July 21, fined $110.

• Failure to maintain safe distance: Dylan H. Bechtle, 22, La Crescenta, California, Aug. 20, fined $220.

• Driving while revoked: Donald L. Mathews, 52, Phoenix, Arizona, July 30, fined $435.

• Ryan L. Sagaser, Canyon City, was convicted of second degree theft. He was fined $760.


Dispatch


John Day dispatch worked 117 calls during the week of Sept. 18-24. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police Department

Sept 18: Report of a bear sitting in a garage in Prairie City.

Sept. 19: Report of a possible theft on McHaley Street in Prairie City.

Sept. 20: Responded to a report of a bad check at a restaurant in John Day.

Sept. 21: Report of a fraud at a thrift store in John Day.

Sept. 23: Arrested a 30-year-old woman at a motel in John Day for disorderly conduct.

• Grant County Sheriff’s Office

Sept. 18: Responded to a suicidal subject in Mt. Vernon.

Sept. 19: Responded to a domestic dispute report in Mt. Vernon.

Sept. 21: Responded to horses on Highway 26.

Sept. 21: Report of a trespassing hunter near Hansen Lane.

Sept. 22: Responded to an intoxicated person at Grant Union High School.

Sept. 24: Responded to a domestic dispute report in Monument.

• John Day ambulance

Sept. 19: John Day ambulance and Prairie City ambulance and fire provided assistance to Baker City for a vehicle accident on Highway 26.

Sept. 19: Responded to a 91-year-old woman on Highway 26.

Sept. 21: John Day and Seneca ambulances responded to a 67-year-old man in Logan Valley.

Sept. 21: Responded to a 76-year-old man in John Day.

Sept. 22: John Day and Long Creek ambulances responded to a 34-year-old man in Long Creek.

Sept. 23: Responded to a 3-year-old male in Prairie City.

Sept. 23: Responded to a 67-year-old man in John Day.

• Oregon State Police

Sept. 24: Report of illegal hunting on Trout Road.

Sept. 24: Report of a possible restraining order violation on Highway 26.



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