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Published on January 2, 2018 4:30PM


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 Sheriff


The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of Dec. 21-28:

• Concealed handgun licenses: 4

• Average inmates: 20

• Bookings: 8

• Releases: 10

• Arrests: 1

• Citations: 1

• Fingerprints: 3

• Civil papers: 8

• Warrants processed: 3

• Asst./welfare check: 4

• Search and Rescue: 0

Melinda Moss, 38, Mt. Vernon, was cited Dec. 26 for failure to appear.


Justice Court


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

Violation of basic rule: Molly Brennan, 27, Prineville, Nov. 25, 76/55 zone, fined $220.

Exceeding speed limit: Nelson E. Heckman, 80, Canyon City, Nov. 26, 40/30 zone, fined $95; Daymone P. Crowe, 25, John Day, Dec. 8, 75/65 zone, fined $135; Jason C. Havener, 45, Boise, Idaho, Nov. 6, 55/35 zone, fined $160.

Driving while suspended: Adrian Couey, 32, John Day, Aug. 17, fined $750; Dennis Asher, 50, Mt. Vernon, Nov. 25, fined $435.

Driving uninsured: Adrian Couey, 32, John Day, Aug. 17, fined $500.

Unsafe passing on the left: Darryl A. Ruiz, 57, Careywood, Idaho, Oct. 30, fined $260.

Careless driving: Sean G. Kirkpatrick, 48, Gresham, Oct. 29, fined $350.

Failure to drive within lane: Keith L. Adams, 28, Spray, Dec. 1, fined $260; Barbara A. Stanley, 63, Baker City, Dec. 9, fined $220.

Unlawful unsignaled turn: Adrian Couey, 32, John Day, Aug. 17, fined $110.

Pamela S. Williams, 56, Seneca, was convicted of selling tobacco to a minor and was fined $370.

Glenn Phelps, 66, Dale, was convicted of endangering the welfare of a minor and fined $370.


Oregon State Police


Dec. 19: Conducted a drug investigation involving an ongoing case with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Dec. 22: Received a report about indecent exposure that occurred when the reporting party was a juvenile in 2011, beyond the statute of limitations.

Dec. 24: Responded to a single-vehicle crash with injury on Highway 395 near Beech Creek Summit.

Dec. 29: Britt M. Wilcox, 23, John Day, was cited on Main Street in John Day for violating a no-contact order.

Dec. 29: Dennis B. Asher, 50, John Day, was cited on Main Street in John Day for giving false information to a police officer.

Dec. 30: Responded to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 395 south of Canyon City. The 69-year-old female driver reportedly took a 30 mph corner at 60 mph. An 8-year-old passenger crawled out and flagged down a passing vehicle. The driver was transported to the hospital with a broken collar bone.

Dec. 31: Advised a deer that had been killed and skinned and had its back straps removed was found near the former Prairie Wood Products mill in Prairie City.


Dispatch


John Day dispatch worked 149 calls during the week of Dec. 26-31. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police Department

Dec. 26: Responded to a probation violation on North Main Street in Prairie City.

Dec. 26: Advised of a hit-and-run accident on Dayton Street in John Day.

Dec. 26: Report of harassment and a threat on Northwest Bridge Street in John Day.

Dec. 27: William Choate, 86, John Day, was cited in John Day to appear for a theft charge.

Dec. 27: Michael Smith, 33, John Day, was arrested on West Main Street in John Day on a Grant County warrant.

Dec. 28: Responded to Southwest Brent Drive in John Day for a suicidal subject.

Dec. 28: Advised of harassment on East Third Street in John Day.

Dec. 28: Advised of harassment over the phone on West Main Street in John Day.

Dec. 29: Amanda Bogen, 31, Canyon City, was arrested on Main Street in John Day and charged on a Grant County warrant.

Dec. 29: Investigated a report of credit card fraud in Prairie City.

Dec. 30: Todd Winegar, 40, Prairie City, was cited for driving on Highway 26 in John Day with a suspended license.

Dec. 31: Christine Daum, 28, John Day, was stopped on Highway 26 in John Day and cited for driving with a suspended license, expired tags and no insurance.

Dec. 31: Sabrina L. Long, 24, Payette, Idaho, was arrested on Highway 26 in John Day and charged on a Malheur County warrant.

• Grant County Sheriff’s Office

Dec. 26: Advised of a hit-and-run crash on East Main Street in John Day.

Dec. 29: Investigated a burglary on Porter Lane in John Day.

Dec. 31: Advised of cattle in the roadway on Marysville Road in Canyon City.

• John Day ambulance

Dec. 26: Dispatched to North Johnson Avenue in Prairie City for a medical alarm.

Dec. 26: Responded to Northwest Bridge Street in John Day for a female subject.

Dec. 27: Dispatched to East Main Street in John Day for a 50-year-old woman.

Dec. 27: Paged to a senior home in John Day for a woman with a leg infection.

Dec. 27: Responded to Northeast Dayton Street in John Day for a 77-year-old woman with chest pain.

Dec. 28: Dispatched to a senior home in John Day for a 79-year-old woman.

Dec. 28: Responded to East Franklin Avenue in Dayville for a man with difficulty breathing.

Dec. 29: Dispatched with Monument fire and ambulance to Highway 402 near Monument for a man with diabetic issues.

Dec. 29: Responded to Riverside Street in Mt. Vernon for a 73-year-old man who had fallen.

Dec. 29: Dispatched to a senior home in John Day for a 74-year-old man who had fallen.

Dec. 29: Responded to East Fifth Avenue in John Day.

Dec. 30: Dispatched with Oregon State Police, John Day police and fire and the sheriff’s office to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 395 just south of Canyon City with a person pinned inside the vehicle.

Dec. 30: Responded to Aslin Avenue in Mt. Vernon for a 55-year-old woman with difficulty breathing.

Dec. 30: Dispatched to Rebel Hill Road in Canyon City for an elderly woman.

Dec. 30: Responded with Monument ambulance to Courtrock Road in Monument for a woman with difficulty breathing.

Dec. 31: Dispatched to Ford Road in John Day.

Dec. 31: Responded with the sheriff’s office to South Canyon Boulevard in Canyon City for an unresponsive man.

Dec. 31: Dispatched to Southwest First Avenue in John Day for a 64-year-old woman with a possible broken ankle.

• Canyon City fire

Dec. 30: Responded to a report of a flue fire on North Humbolt Street in Canyon City.

• Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Dec. 30: Responded with the sheriff’s office to a report of a cougar in a residential area on Thompson Avenue in Mt. Vernon.



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