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
Jeffrey D. Porter, 52, Canyon City, was convicted Nov. 21 of probation violation for a second time. He had pleaded guilty Aug. 12, 2016, to misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of intoxicants and furnishing liquor to a minor. He was sentenced to five days in jail consecutive to his sentence for misdemeanor fourth-degree assault. He was also ordered to 20 hours of additional community service and fined $50. As of Nov. 22, Porter owed $2,120 in fines and fees.
The Grant County Justice Court reported the following fines and judgments:
Violating the basic rule: Andrew S. Yeaple, 34, Baker City, Nov. 5, 70/55 zone, fined $135; Jordan J. Powell, 24, Salem, Nov. 11, 87/55 zone, fined $435; Claire K. Dickey, 32, Oct. 29, 71/55 zone, fined $135; Tanya M. Cloutier, 52, Madras, Oct. 28, 73/55 zone, fined $160.
Violation of speed limit: Baldemar Riojas III, 28, Ontario, Oct. 28, 50/30 zone, fined $160.
Careless driving: Christine G. Cleaver, 63, Nyssa, Oct. 29, fined $435.
Failure to obey a traffic control device: James J. Jaynes, 67, John Day, July 18, fined $220.
Oregon State Police
Shawn C. Kite, 49, Prairie City, was cited in Prairie City for driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license Nov. 21.
John Day dispatch worked 142 calls during the week of Nov. 20-26. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:
• John Day Police Department
Nov. 20: Report of a domestic dispute on Second Street in John Day.
Nov. 20: Responded to a report of a dispute and suicidal person in Prairie City.
Nov. 21: Dispatched to a laundromat in John Day for an unwanted subject.
Nov. 21: Report of harassment on Main Street in John Day.
Nov. 22: Report of a theft in Prairie City.
Nov. 22: Report of an unwanted subject on South Fork Road.
Nov. 23: Responded to a report of a stolen vehicle on South Canyon Boulevard. Alexander Ringe, 27, Hermiston, was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and an outstanding Umatilla County warrant.
Nov. 23: Responded to a report of a domestic dispute at the Strawberry Apartments in Prairie City. Gregory Devore, 28, Prairie City, was arrested and charged with harassment.
Nov. 26: Followed up on an investigation at the Stalker Alley Apartments in Prairie City.
Nov. 26: Following a traffic stop on Highway 26 near Pine Creek Road, Ryan Sullivan, 37, Baker City, was cited for speeding.
• Grant County Sheriff’s Office
Nov. 20: Responded to a report of a broken window at a business in Mt. Vernon.
Nov. 20: Report of a suicidal person on Indian Creek Road.
Nov. 21: Report of a juvenile problem in Dayville.
Nov. 21: Responded with John Day and Prairie City ambulances to Dixie Creek Road for an accident.
Nov. 21: Report of shots fired in the Monument area.
Nov. 22: Responded to a report of overdue hunters in the Beulah hunting unit. The hunters were located.
Nov. 24: Following a traffic stop on Nugget Street in Canyon City, Christine Daum, 28, Canyon City, was cited for driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
Nov. 25: Following a traffic stop on Highway 26 west of Mt. Vernon, Molly Brennan, 23, Prineville, was cited for speeding.
Nov. 26: Dispatched to Council Drive in Mt. Vernon for a report of harassment.
• John Day ambulance
Nov. 20: Responded to Highway 26 west of John Day for a man with trouble breathing.
Nov. 20: Responded to a senior home in John Day for a male subject.
Nov. 21: Dispatched to a senior home in John Day for an 85-year-old man with shoulder pain.
Nov. 21: Responded to Bumpy Road for a man who was dizzy and fainting.
Nov. 22: Dispatched to Monument area for a 70-year-old man.
Nov. 22: Responded with sheriff’s office to a noninjury accident on Belshaw Creek Lane in Mt. Vernon.
Nov. 22: Dispatched to Main Street in John Day for a 47-year-old woman with chest pain.
Nov. 24: Responded to Laycock Creek in Mt. Vernon for a 7-year-old boy who had passed out and hit his head.
Nov. 24: Responded to a senior home in John Day for a person not feeling well.
Nov. 25: Responded with sheriff’s office to Patterson Bridge Road in John Day for an 80-year-old woman with difficulty breathing.
Nov. 25: Dispatched to Main Street in John Day for a 57-year-old woman with difficulty breathing.
Nov. 26: Responded with Monument ambulance to Highway 19 near Monument for a 48-year-old woman with a dislocated knee.
• John Day fire
Nov. 25: Responded to West Main Street for a report of a chimney fire.
Nov. 26: Responded with sheriff’s office to Highway 395 in Canyon City for a report of downed power lines.
• Oregon Department of Transportation
Nov. 20: Report of a large rock on Highway 26 near the Wheeler County line.