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Published on May 29, 2018 4:24PM


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


Laura B. Wallenstein, 33, Prairie City, pleaded guilty May 25 to driving under the influence of intoxicants and third-degree assault DUII committed on Jan 21. She was sentenced to 45 days in jail, eight years probation and $2,200 in fines and fees. Her driver’s license was suspended for 6 years. Charges of second-degree assault, reckless driving and second-degree criminal mischief were dismissed. In a separate case, a charge of failing to drive within the lane committed on Jan. 21 was dismissed.

Tyler D. Dehiya, 24, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty May 24 to felony conspiracy to commit a Class A felony and misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine committed on March 1. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 24 months probation. His driver’s license was suspended for six months, and he was ordered to enroll in the Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge Program. Seven methamphetamine-related charges were dismissed, and one count of criminal forfeiture was allowed.

Bradley R. Bolin, 31, Mt. Vernon, was convicted on a no contest plea May 22 of misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine committed on March 16. He was sentenced to 48 hours in jail, 18 months probation and 40 hours of community service. His driver’s license was suspended for six months. A charge of methamphetamine delivery was dismissed.


Grant County Sheriff


The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following for the week of May 23:

Concealed handgun licenses: 3

Average inmates: 25

Bookings: 12

Releases: 13

Arrests: 4

Citations: 0

Fingerprints: 5

Civil papers: 11

Warrants processed: 4

Asst./welfare check: 0

Search and rescue: 0


Justice Court


• Failure to change name and address: Tanner F. George, 18, John Day, March 1, fined $115; Brittany C. Zirkel, 31, John Day, March 20, fined $115; Scott L. Drinnon, 51, John Day, April 11, fined $115.

• Careless driving accident: Brandi L. Bernard Anderton, 45, Prairie City, March 26, fined $115.

• Exceeding speed limit: Caitlin E. Brooks, 33, John Day, April 29, 80/65 zone, fined $200; Tammy J. Allen, 47, Bend, April 22, 42/25 zone, fined $140; Jerry M. Lambeth, 67, Mt. Vernon, April 21, 38/25 zone, fined $165; Gabe R. Steller, 21, Bigfork, Montana, April 23, 75/65 zone, fined $140; Michael D. Markel, 47, Caldwell, Idaho, March 28, 46/35 zone, fined $165; Duane E. Andrew, 57, John Day, April 20, 36/25 zone, fined $165.

• Violation of basic rule: Storm W. McKague, 41, Twin Falls, Idaho, April 25, 72/55 zone, fined $165.

• Failure to register vehicle: Alan P. Willliams, 47, Redmond, April 19, 71/55 zone, fined $140.

• Failure to properly use seat belt: Brady K. Burch, 20, Prineville, April 24, fined $115; William G. McManama, 55, Mt. Vernon, April 20, fined $115.

• Operate without required light: Devan J. Haynes, 25, John Day, March 30, fined $165.

• Refusal to take breath test: Devan J. Haynes, 25, John Day, March 30, fined $650.

• Ricky L. Potter, 26, LaGrande, pleaded guilty to harassment. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail.

• Casey D. Branham, Jacksonville, pleaded guilty to driving while suspended or revoked and violating the basic rule 71/55 zone. He was ordered to pay $555 in fines and fees. A charge of passing in a no passing zone was dismissed.


Dispatch


John Day dispatch worked 176 calls during the week of May 21-27, including:

• John Day Police Department

May 21: Dispatched to Bridge Street and Second Avenue in John Day for a report of a suspicious person wearing a mask.

May 22: Responded to Prairie City School for a report of a juvenile problem.

May 22: Dispatched to East Main Street in John Day for a custodial interference report.

May 23: Received a report of a civil problem on East Main Street in John Day.

May 24: Dispatched to a suicidal person report on West Main Street in John Day.

May 24: Advised of a violation of release agreement at a brewery in John Day.

May 24: Responded to Prairie City for an assault report.

May 24: Following a traffic stop, Robert H. Bryant, 36, Paisley, was cited for driving while suspended.

May 25: Responded to an apartment complex in east John Day for a domestic report.

May 25: Received a report of criminal mischief at the Grant County Fairgrounds in John Day.

May 25: Received a report of a runaway on Northeast Dayton Street in John Day.

May 25: Received a report of a drive-off at a gas station in west John Day.

May 25: Dispatched with Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police to North Canyon Boulevard in John Day for an unwanted person.

May 26: Responded to a tobacco shop in John Day to a report of a person with mental problems.

May 26: Dispatched with Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon State Police and John Day ambulance to North Canyon Boulevard in John Day for an assault involving a 29-year-old man and a woman.

May 27: Dispatched to Northwest Valley View Drive in John Day for a report of large cat tracks.

May 27: Responded to Blue Mountain Hospital. Christopher C. Boyer, 29, John Day, was arrested and charged with assault, menacing, interfering with making a report and criminal mischief.

• Oregon State Police

May 21: Advised of a cow on Highway 26 near Pine Creek Road.

May 22: Responded to the Mt. Vernon bridge for a suspicious person report.

May 23: Advised of large rocks on Highway 26 near the Highway 19 junction.

May 23: Received a report of a suspicious person at a restaurant on South Canyon Boulevard in John Day.

May 25: Advised of a cow on Highway 26 near Pine Creek Road.

• Grant County Sheriff’s Office

May 21: Dispatched to East Main Street in John Day for a trespassing report.

May 21: Responded to Ingle Street in Mt. Vernon for a suspicious person.

May 21: Dispatched to East Riverside Street in Mt. Vernon for a theft report.

May 21: Responded to Ingle Street in Mt. Vernon for a harassment report in which a person threatened to shoot and run over a boyfriend.

May 21: Dispatched to a mobile home park on East Main Street in John Day for a domestic report.

May 22: Received an identity theft report from Cayuse Lane in John Day.

May 22: Responded to Screech Alley in John Day for a report of a possible theft.

May 22: Dispatched to Highway 26 near Wagon Ranch for an unwanted person.

May 25: Received a report of a drive-off at a gas station in Canyon City.

May 25: Received a flood report from Cayuse Lane in John Day.

May 25: Responded to a non-injury accident on Highway 26 near Clyde Holliday State Park.

May 25: Checked on residents on Laycock Creek Road affected by flooding.

May 25: Responded with Oregon Trail Electrical Cooperative to a report of a downed tree on a power line on South Fork Road.

May 26: Responded to a theft report at a drug store in John Day.

May 26: Assisted with escaped livestock on South Canyon Boulevard in John Day.

May 27: Responded to a report of cows on Highway 26 east of Dayville.

May 27: Received a report of harassment on Marysville Lane in Canyon City.

May 27: Dispatched to Boyce Place in John Day for a criminal mischief report.

May 27: Responded to a dispute on Highway 402 near Monument.

May 27: Advised of possible harassment at the Starr Campground.

May 27: Responded to a theft report at a barbershop on North Canyon Boulevard in John Day.

May 27: Received a report of suspicious circumstances on Franks Creek Road in Dayville.

• John Day ambulance

May 21: Dispatched to a senior home in John Day for an elderly man.

May 22: Responded to Belshaw Creek Lane in Mt. Vernon for an elderly woman.

May 24: Dispatched with Monument ambulance and Grant County Sheriff’s Office to Highway 19 near Monument for an overdose.

May 25: Responded to a senior home in John Day for a woman with back pain.

May 25: Dispatched to Hillcrest Road in John Day for an 81-year-old woman.

May 26: Responded to an apartment on South Main Street in Prairie City for a 69-year-old woman.

May 27: Dispatched to West Riverside Street in Mt. Vernon for an 82-year-old woman.

May 27: Responded to Northwest Third Street in John Day for a 68-year-old woman.

May 27: Dispatched to East Main Street in John Day for a 65-year-old man.

• Grant County road department

May 25: Reported a washout on a road in the Izee-Paulina area.

• Canyon City fire

May 25: Received a report of a grass fire on Meadowlark Lane in Canyon City.

• Oregon Department of Transportation

May 25: Received a report of a flood hazard at the intersection of highways 26 and 395 in Mt. Vernon.

May 25: Responded with Grant County Sheriff’s Office to Highway 395 near the Magone Lake Road junction for a report of flooding and rocks on the highway.

May 25: Dispatched with Oregon State Police to Highway 395 near Canyon Creek Road for a report of rocks and debris on the highway.

May 25: Responded with Grant County Sheriff’s Office to Highway 402 near West Cottonwood Creek Road for a report of flooding and rock slides on the highway.

May 25: Received a report of flooding on Highway 402 near Hamilton Summit.

• U.S. Forest Service

May 25: Dispatched to the Highway 26 and Childress Loop junction for flooding reports.

May 25: Advised of a dispute at the Bull Prairie Campground.



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