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 Count Circuit Court
Glen W. Wadley, 57, Mt. Vernon, was convicted Nov. 9 of violating probation conditions relating to a 2014 sentence for misdemeanor assault and felony possession of a firearm. He was convicted of failing to pay financial obligations, failing to complete substance abuse evaluation and for use or possession of controlled substances. He was sentenced to 100 days in jail and two years of supervision and ordered to pay $75 in probation violation fees.
Grant County Sheriff
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of Oct. 26 to Nov. 1:
• Concealed handgun licenses: 3
• Average inmates: 14
• Bookings: 5
• Releases: 6
• Arrests: 0
• Citations: 1
• Fingerprints: 3
• Civil papers: 11
• Warrants processed: 2
• Asst./welfare check: 3
• Search and Rescue: 1
The Grant County Justice Court reported the following fines and judgments:
Violating the basic rule: Kayla D. Lambeth, 23, John Day, Oct. 23, 84/55 zone, fined $220.
Exceeding speed limit: Steve C. Allen, 55, Mt. Vernon, Oct. 15, 60/45 zone, fined $135; Joseph O. Dame Jr., 67, Coos Bay, Oct. 27, 58/35 zone, fined $260.
Failure to stay within lane: Brian F. Clemons, 55, Canyon City, Oct. 14, fined $220.
Oregon State Police
Nov. 6: Responded with Grant County Sheriff’s Office to Forest Service Road 2400 for a report of hunting equipment stolen from hunting camps. Numerous items were recovered. Billy W. Wells, 54, Seneca, and Justin W. Wells, 33, Seneca, were arrested and charged with theft, burglary and unlawful entry into a motor vehicle.
Nov. 9: Advised of a cattle drive on Highway 395 near Ritter junction.
Nov. 9: An elk hunter self-reported that he mistakenly killed a mule deer buck in the Beulah hunting unit. A state Fish and Wildlife trooper seized the deer. The hunter was cited for unlawful taking of a buck deer. Restitution for processing charges will be sought.
Nov. 10: Report of livestock on Highway 26 near Dixie Creek Road.
Nov. 11: Complaint of livestock on Highway 26 near Pine Creek Road.
Nov. 11: Pulled over a pickup truck with a heavy load of firewood that was impeding traffic on Highway 26. The driver did not have a valid firewood cutting permit. Charles C.L. Paulson, 40, John Day, was cited for unlawful cutting and transporting of special forest products.
Nov. 11: Pulled over a vehicle traveling 72 mph in a 55 zone. Danny L. McBride, 69, Tygh Valley, was cited for driving with a suspended license and unlawful possession of a firearm.
John Day dispatch worked 178 calls during the week of Nov. 6-12. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:
• John Day Police Department
Nov. 6: Report of a shoplifter at a grocery store in John Day.
Nov. 8: Calls received about goats on Highway 26 east of downtown.
Nov. 8: Advised about a domestic dispute in John Day.
Nov. 9: Cited Adrian Couey, 32, John Day, for driving with a suspended license and no proof of insurance.
Nov. 9: Report of a hit-and-run accident on Bridge Street in John Day.
Nov. 9: Responded to a report of an assault in John Day.
Nov. 9: Responded to Northwest Second Avenue in John Day for a report of a walking domestic. Raymond McDonald, 52, was arrested for violation of conditional release.
Nov. 10: Responded to Southwest Hillcrest Road in John Day for a report of a burglary.
Nov. 11: Report of a theft on Main Street in John Day.
Nov. 12: Responded to a report of children playing in a dumpster outside a motel in John Day.
Nov. 12: Responded to Main Street in John Day and pursued a subject. Steven M. Warrington, 28, John Day, was arrested and charged on multiple warrants.
• Grant County Sheriff’s Office
Nov. 6: Dispatched to former Oregon Pine site in John Day for report of a theft.
Nov. 6: Advised of a theft at Starr Summit Campground.
Nov. 6: Responded to Humbolt Street in Canyon City and arrested Jeanne Moles, 31, John Day, on a Grant County warrant.
Nov. 7: Responded to Scotty Creek Lane in Seneca to follow up on a theft report.
Nov. 7: Report of shots fired near the Grant County Museum in Canyon City.
Nov. 8: Responded to a report of a theft in Canyon City.
Nov. 8: Report of a theft on Hansen Lane in Mt. Vernon.
Nov. 8: Made contact regarding a theft report on Childress Loop in John Day.
Nov. 9: Responded with John Day police to Highlan Drive in Mt. Vernon for a report of a theft.
Nov. 10: Responded to Long Creek School for a report of sexual abuse.
Nov. 10: Responded with Oregon State Police to Second Street in Monument for a report of a dispute. Earl McNally, 52, Monument, and Shannen Kyriss, 41, John Day, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
Nov. 11: Responded to Main Street in John Day. Justin Wells, 33, Gaston, was arrested on a felony parole board warrant.
Nov. 11: Responded with John Day police to Humbolt Street in Canyon City for a report of a verbal dispute.
Nov. 12: Assisted corrections officers with a suicidal subject.
• John Day ambulance
Nov. 6: Dispatched to Southwest Fourth Street in John Day for a man with possible heart attack.
Nov. 6: Responded with Seneca ambulance to Seneca for a man with neck pain.
Nov. 6: Dispatched outside John Day for a dehydrated elderly man.
Nov. 8: Responded with Seneca ambulance to Seneca for an 89-year-old woman.
Nov. 8: Responded to West First Street in Prairie City for a woman with leg pains.
Nov. 9: Dispatched to Daley Avenue in Prairie City for an elderly woman in severe pain.
Nov. 9: Dispatched to Main Street in Unity for an intoxicated man who had fallen and was semi-conscious.
Nov. 10: Responded with Seneca ambulance to Scotty Creek Lane in Seneca for a man with a diabetic issue.
Nov. 10: Dispatched to Main Street in John Day for a 65-year-old man.
Nov. 11: Responded to 12th Street in Prairie City for a man with possible alcohol poisoning.
Nov. 12: Dispatched with Monument ambulance and fire to Monument for a 70-year-old man with diabetic issues.
• Dayville fire
Nov. 8: Dispatched for a grass fire.