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
Dakota C. Stout, 20, John Day, pleaded guilty Aug. 31 to misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine committed on June 2. He was sentenced to 15 days in jail, 24 months probation and 80 hours community service, and fined $200.
Caleb Vielma, 28, Fruitland, Idaho, pleaded guilty Dec. 21 to first-degree theft and felon in possession of a firearm, both felonies, committed on Nov. 9. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, 36 months probation and 80 hours community service, and fined $550.
Grant County Sheriff
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of Dec. 14-20:
• Concealed handgun licenses: 6
• Average inmates: 20
• Bookings: 4
• Releases: 6
• Arrests: 1
• Citations: 0
• Fingerprints: 4
• Civil papers: 17
• Warrants processed: 4
• Asst./welfare check: 5
• Search and Rescue: 0
Oregon State Police
Dec. 20: Report of a semi truck that slid off Highway 395 near the Highway 402 junction and blocking the road.
Dec. 23: Responded with John Day ambulance and police to Highway 26 near Golf Course Road in John Day for a single-vehicle crash.
Dec. 23: Advised of a noninjury crash on Highway 395 near Fox.
John Day dispatch worked 133 calls during the week of Dec. 18-25. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:
• John Day Police Department
Dec. 18: Responded to a theft report at a drug store in John Day.
Dec. 18: Dispatched with Oregon State Police to Southwest Front Street in Prairie City for a domestic assault report. Omar Ceja, 20, Prairie City, was arrested.
Dec. 19: Responded to a theft report at an apartment building in John Day.
Dec. 20: Report of mail tampering on North Canyon Boulevard in John Day.
Dec. 21: Officer contacted to assist in a forced eviction on Patterson Drive in Canyon City.
Dec. 21: Responded to a noninjury motor vehicle crash near the senior center in John Day.
Dec. 22: Responded to a noninjury motor vehicle crash on Main Street in John Day.
Dec. 22: Report of telephonic harassment on North Canyon Boulevard in John Day.
Dec. 22: Travis B. Farr, 25, Mt. Vernon, was cited on Highway 26 near Indian Creek Road for speeding and driving with a suspended license.
Dec. 22: Tylor J. Gifford, 23, John Day, was arrested on Cozart Street in Prairie City and charged with multiple warrants.
Dec. 23: Responded to a single-vehicle crash on West Main Street in John Day.
Dec. 24: Omar Ceja, 20, Prairie City, was arrested on Highway 26 near Dixie Summit and charged on a no-contact order from Grant County.
Dec. 24: Sylvia Sweeney, 58, American Falls, Idaho, was cited on Highway 395 in John Day for driving without a license.
Dec. 24: Responded to a report of suspicious circumstances on Northwest Second Avenue in John Day.
• Grant County Sheriff’s Office
Dec. 18: Advised of suspicious circumstances at the Aldrich Mountain Lookout southeast of Dayville.
Dec. 18: Responded to Marysville Lane in Canyon City for a loud noise.
Dec. 19: Dispatched to Corral Gulch Road in Canyon City for a suicidal subject.
Dec. 22: Advised of a theft in the Murderers Creek Unit of Malheur National Forest.
Dec. 22: Melinda Jo Moss, 38, John Day, was cited to appear in Grant County Justice Court.
Dec. 23: Report of a single-vehicle, noninjury crash on Canyon Creek Lane south of Canyon City that occurred the previous night.
Dec. 23: Responded to East Avenue in Seneca for children left alone at home.
Dec. 24: Dispatched with John Day police to South Fork Road in Dayville for a domestic dispute. James Brunsman, Dayville, was arrested.
• John Day ambulance
Dec. 18: Dispatched to Corral Gulch Road in Canyon City.
Dec. 18: Responded to a senior home in John Day for an 83-year-old woman.
Dec. 18: Dispatched to a senior home in Prairie City.
Dec. 19: Responded to Highway 26 near Dayville for an 86-year-old man.
Dec. 19: Dispatched to Northeast Elm Street in John Day for a 58-year-old man with difficulty breathing.
Dec. 20: Responded with Dayville fire to East Franklin Avenue in Dayville for a 62-year-old person with cardiac problems.
Dec. 20: Dispatched with Monument fire and ambulance to Highway 402 for a man with a diabetic issue.
Dec. 20: Responded to Rebel Hill Road in Canyon City for a woman with extreme abdominal pain.
Dec. 20: Responded with Monument fire and ambulance to Highway 402 for a 70-year-old man.
Dec. 21: Dispatched with Long Creek fire and ambulance to Eagle Street in Long Creek for a 78-year-old woman.
Dec. 21: Responded to an apartment building in Prairie City for a man with stroke-like conditions.
Dec. 23: Dispatched with Monument fire and ambulance to Highway 19 for a 61-year-old woman.
Dec. 23: Paged to Chimney Gulch Road in John Day for a person having a possible heart attack.
Dec. 23: Responded to La Costa Road in John Day for an 84-year-old woman.
Dec. 24: Dispatched with Long Creek ambulance to the Tin Hat Mountain area for a snowmobile accident.
Dec. 25: Responded to a senior home in John Day.
• John Day fire
Dec. 18: Advised of a fire on Marysville Road.