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.

Justice Court

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

• Exceeding maximum weight limit: Larry Sommers, 40, Estacada, fined $190.

• Christine Daum, convicted of providing liquor to a minor, as a violation, and fined $600.

• William T. Jewell, convicted of placing an offensive substance in a stream, as a violation, and fined $300.

• Arlot J. Jewell, convicted of unlawful possession of a cow elk, as a violation, and fined $300.

• Caitlyn Speth, found guilty of minor in possession, and fined $500. Her driver's license was suspended for 90 days.

• Michael P. Boyer, convicted of second-degree disorderly conduct, as a violation, and fined $261.25.

• Thomas A. Kelso, convicted of possession of illegally taken game parts, and fined $250, plus $800 in restitution to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. He was sentenced to probation for 12 months and 20 hours community service. One count of unlawful possession of buck deer was dismissed.

• Wesley Burke, pleaded guilty and was convicted of minor in possession, and fined $287. One count of disorderly conduct was dismissed as part of the plea offer with the MIP count.

Circuit Court

CANYON CITY - The Grant County Circuit Court reported the following fines and judgments:

• James Patrick Brunsman, 58, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants. He was sentenced to bench probation for 18 months and 80 hours of community service, and fined $1,128. His driver's license was suspended for one year. Counts for violation of the open container law in a vehicle and for operating a vehicle without driving privileges were dismissed.

• Daniel Eli James, 20, pleaded guilty to DUII. He was sentenced to jail for five days, bench probation for 18 months and 40 hours community service, and fined $1,028. His driver's license was suspended for one year. One count of person under 21 purchasing, attempting to purchase, acquiring or possessing alcohol was dismissed. James pleaded guilty to second-degree failure to appear. He was sentenced to jail for 10 days, bench probation for 18 months and 40 hours community service, and fined $918.

Oregon State Police

• A 2006 Scion had to be towed after a car-deer collision on Highway 26, just east of Dayville, about 11:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. OSP said the deer died.

• Oregon State Police (OSP) said a northbound van was damaged about 6:10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, when it drove over a large boulder that had rolled into the roadway on Highway 395 near Ritter Junction. The rock punched a hole in the oil pan of the 2000 Pontiac van, which had to be towed to John Day. The driver, Aureliano Martinez Ramos of California was uninjured.

Grant County Sheriff

• Kimberly Etter, 48, John Day, was cited for violation of the basic rule (75/55 zone).

Dispatch

John Day dispatch worked 124 calls during the week of Feb. 6-12. These calls included:

• John Day Police:

Feb. 6: Responded to a sex abuse report.

Feb. 8: Took report of a bad check at a business; warned a driver for speeding.

Feb. 9: Responded to a theft; issued warning for speeding.

Feb. 10: Dealt with intoxicated person at motel; cited a driver for 53 mph in a 25 mph zone; responded to attempted vehicle break-in.

Feb. 11: Responded to report of a suicidal person.

• John Day Fire Department:

Feb. 8: Large amount of smoke reported in residence.

• Dayville Fire Department:

Feb. 6: Responded to report of grass fire.

• Grant County Sheriff:

Feb. 6: Bad checks reported at Mt. Vernon business; warned driver for failing to drive in lane.

Feb. 8: Responded with JD Police to a driving complaint.

Feb. 10: Responded to domestic dispute.

Feb. 11: Responded to an accident on West Bench Road; civil problem in Granite.

• John Day ambulance:

Feb. 6: Man, 66, with shoulder pain.

• Mt. Vernon ambulance:

Feb. 10: Man fell, complaining of leg pain.

 

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