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Published on January 30, 2018 4:17PM


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 Jan. 25:

Concealed handgun licenses: 4

Average inmates: 12

Bookings: 9

Releases: 7

Arrests: 3

Citations: 0

Fingerprints: 2

Civil papers: 14

Warrants processed: 3

Asst./welfare check: 7

Search and rescue: 1


Justice Court


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

• Driving while suspended: Christine N. Daum, 28, Canyon City, Dec. 31, fined $1,000.

• Driving uninsured: Christine N. Daum, 28, Canyon City, Dec. 31, fined $500; Andrew R. Copenhaver, 20, Canyon City, Jan. 12, fined $265; Christopher M. Olsen, 30, Jan. 12, fined $200.

• Violation of the basic rule: Jay P. Chappel, 40, La Pine, Jan. 10, 70/55 zone, fined $140; Juliet D. Delgado, 47, Fruitland, Idaho, Jan. 14, 75/55 zone, fined $165; Kerry L. Metlen, 40, Ashland, Dec. 29, 2017, 84/55 zone, fined $260; Chance R. Currey, 27, Mt. Vernon, Jan. 3, 87/55 zone, fined $225; Raymond H. Field, 37, John Day, Jan. 12, 82/55 zone, fined $265.

• Exceeding speed limit: Mike Kilpatrick, 65, Wrangell, Alaska, Jan. 16, 77/65 zone, fined $225; Krista M. Ray, 36, Union, Jan. 13, 74/65 zone, fined $165; Matthew S. Townsend, 25, Asotin, Washington, Jan. 3, 76/65 zone, fined $265; Julio C. Barrios Jr., 25, Redmond, Jan. 12, 75/65 zone, fined $140.

• Failure to renew registration: Christine N. Daum, 28, Canyon City, Dec. 31, fined $250.

• Careless driving involving an accident: Richard M. Bakken, 76, Bisbee, Arizona, Dec. 24, fined $435.

• Unsafe passing on the left: Calvin M. Henshaw, 57, Baker City, Jan. 11, fined $225.

• No operator’s license: Adam M. Ackerman, 26, Mt. Vernon, Nov. 27, fined $260.

• Failure to drive within lane: Vicki D. Pollock, 69, Prineville, Dec. 30, fined $160.

• Off-road vehicle on the highway: Adam M. Ackerman, 26, Mt. Vernon, Nov. 27, fined $260.


Oregon State Police


Jan. 22: Report of cattle on Highway 26 near Moon Creek Road.

Jan. 23: Advised with Grant County Sheriff’s Office for a suspicious person on Highway 26 west of Mt. Vernon.


Dispatch


John Day dispatch worked 130 calls during the week of Jan 22-28. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police Department

Jan. 22: Investigated a possible restraining order violation on 13th Street in Prairie City.

Jan. 22: Received a report of a possible burglary on East Main Street in Prairie City.

Jan. 23: Responded to Bridge Street in John Day for a harassment report.

Jan. 24: Nicky J. Ballou, 40, Prairie City, was arrested for a probation violation on Highway 26 near Pine Creek Road.

Jan. 25: Received a report of a suspicious person on Northwest Bridge Street in John Day.

Jan. 25: Dispatched to Southwest Brent Road in John Day for a report of child neglect.

Jan. 26: Responded to West 13th Street in Prairie City for a restraining order violation.

Jan. 26: Received a report of a person trespassing on West Main Street in John Day.

Jan. 26: Responded to a report of drug evidence on Southwest Brent Road in John Day.

Jan. 26: Dispatched to North Canyon Boulevard in John Day for a harassment report.

Jan, 28: Responded to a report of drugs found on West Main Street in John Day.

• Grant County Sheriff’s Office

Jan. 22: Received a report of a possible burglary at a repair shop on Apple Road in John Day.

Jan. 23: Responded with John Day police to West Main Street in John Day for a dispute.

Jan. 26: Investigated a fraud report on Ritter Road in Long Creek.

Jan. 26: Advised of a suspicious person on West Bench Road in John Day.

Jan. 27: Received a report of a theft at a contractor’s property on Highway 26 in John Day.

Jan. 28: Responded with Oregon State Police to B Avenue in Seneca for a possible domestic dispute.

Jan. 28: Investigated a report of criminal mischief in Monument.

Jan. 28: Investigated a report of a theft on Highway 402 in Monument.

• John Day ambulance

Jan. 22: Responded to a senior home in Prairie City for a 79-year-old woman.

Jan. 22: Dispatched to North Johnson Avenue in Prairie City for a 59-year-old woman.

Jan. 23: Responded with Monument fire and ambulance to Old Highway Road in Monument for a 67-year-old man.

Jan. 24: Dispatched to Southwest First Avenue in John Day for a man with a wheelchair issue.

Jan. 24: Responded to South Humbolt Street in Canyon City for an 84-year-old woman.

Jan. 25: Dispatched to West Main Street in John Day for a 44-year-old woman.

Jan. 25: Responded to a senior home in John Day.

Jan. 26: Dispatched to East Main Street in John Day for a 68-year-old man.

Jan. 26: Responded to Cottonwood Street in Mt. Vernon for a 64-year-old woman with confusion.

Jan. 27: Dispatched to Northwest Charolais Heights in John Day for an elderly woman with flu-like symptoms and dehydration.

Jan. 27: Responded to South McHaley Avenue in Prairie City for a 73-year-old woman.

Jan. 28: Dispatched to North Johnson Avenue in Prairie City for a 58-year-old woman.

Jan. 28: Responded to West Main Street in John Day for a 62-year-old woman with cardiac issues.

Jan. 28: Dispatched to a grocery store in John Day for a 50-year-old man.

• Prairie City fire

Jan. 23: Dispatched to West Sixth Street in Prairie City for a possible flue fire.

• Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Jan. 23: Received a report of a cougar seen at Dixie Creek and North Johnson Avenue in Prairie City.

• John Day fire

Jan. 23: Dispatched to West Main Street in John Day for a report of a heater fire.

• Monument ambulance

Jan. 24: Responded to Highway 402 in Monument.

• Oregon Department of Transportation

Jan. 26: Received a report of a traffic light on Main Street in John Day failing to change from red to green.



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