Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of area law-enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of all arrests listed.
CANYON CITY - The Grant County Justice Court reported the following fines and judgments:
Driving while suspended: Amanda J. McHatton, 23, Long Creek, fined $365.
Exceeding maximum weight limit: Michael James Cearns, 58, Prairie City, fined $166.
Violation of the basic rule: Patricia Jean LeBlanc, 51, John Day, 75/55 zone, fined $155; Robb Foster, 47, Hines, 76/55 zone, fined $230.
Robb Alan Foster, Seneca, was convicted of driving while suspended misdemeanor, and sentenced to bench probation for 12 months, 40 hours community service, and fined $500.
CANYON CITY - The Grant County Circuit Court reported the following fines and judgments:
Todd C. Horrex, 38, convicted of driving under the influence of intoxicants, sentenced to bench probation for 18 months, 80 hours of community service, and fined $1,391. His driver's license was suspended for one year. One count of careless driving was dismissed.
James Samuel Scott, 43, was convicted of driving under the influence of intoxicants, sentenced to jail for 10 days, bench probation for 18 months, and fined $1,778. His driver's license was suspendced for one year. On one count of reckless driving, he was sentenced to bench probation for 18 months, 40 hours community service and fined $168. His driver's license was suspended for 90 days.
Oregon State Police
On Saturday, Nov. 19, Oregon State Police cited Brian Woodell, 49, of Monument, for hunting cow elk without a tag on Forest Service Road 4020, in the Fox Valley area.
At 7:19 p.m., Nov. 19, troopers investigated a one- vehicle crash on Highway 395, about eight miles south of Canyon City. Dawn M. Soriano of Carmichael, Calif., was cited for driving uninsured.
About 8:45 p.m. Nov. 19, OSP assisted Mt. Vernon and Dayville fire departments and Grant County Sheriff deputies with a vehicle fire on Highway 26 west of Fields Creek Road. The driver, Kyle Baker of John Day, and eight passengers in the Dodge van escaped uninjured before the vehicle burst into flames. Deputies doused the fire and help transport all the occupants back to John Day. The vehicle was a total loss.
John Day dispatch worked 137 calls during the week of Nov. 14-20, including:
John Day Police:
Nov. 14: Arrested a John Day woman on a Harney County warrant.
Nov. 19: Arrested a Prineville man for DUII.
Nov. 20: Cited a John Day man for speeding.
Grant County Sheriff:
Nov. 19: Reported hit-and-run on Dixie Creek.
Nov. 20: Report of a cougar on Hall Street near Prairie City School.
John Day Fire Department:
Nov. 15: Flue fire reported on N.W. Bridge Street.
Prairie City Fire Department:
Nov. 14: Report of a fence on fire.
John Day ambulance:
Nov. 14: 88-year-old man with stomach pain; responded for a woman with a possible broken hip; elderly woman with a possible stroke.
Nov. 15: 93-year-old man who fell.
Nov. 17: Dispatched for a man who fell.
Nov. 19: Responded for a man with difficulty breathing.
Nov. 20: 88-year-old woman who was sick.
Nov. 20: 85-year-old man with heart problems.
Mt. Vernon ambulance:
Nov. 17: Dispatched for a man with numbness.
Nov. 19: Responded for a woman who was dizzy and had head pain.
Nov. 14: 70-year-old woman who fell down stairs.