Cops & Courts: 10.14.09

<I>Contributed photo</I><BR>A California man was injured about 7:15 a.m. Monday when his pickup truck, northbound on Highway 395 near Long Creek, drifted onto the shoulder and he overcorrected. The truck rolled multiple times and the driver was ejected. Long Creek and Dayville ambulances responded to the wreck, and the man was taken to Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day.

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

? Alexander Howard, London, was cited for violation of the speed law (44/25 zone) and fined $145.

? Ryan Kellogg, Baker City, was cited for violation of the speed law (75/55 zone) and fined $145.

? William Sevey, Canyon City, was cited for not wearing a seat belt and fined $97.

? Michael Kraus, Mt. Vernon, was cited for failing to obey a traffic control device and fined $185.

? Neal Burch, John Day, was cited for driving while suspended and fined $325.

? Austin Hockett, Woodburn, was cited for violation of the basic rule (82/55 zone) and fined $185.

? Leonard Van Orden, Snohomish, Wash., was cited for violation of the basic rule (49/30 zone) and fined $110.

? Aubrey Wright, John Day, was cited for violation of the basic rule (45/30 zone) and fined $110.

? David Duemling, Aurora, was cited for violation of the speed law (91/55 zone) and fined $427.

? Robert Carbis, Wilsonville, was cited for violation of the speed law (95/55 zone) and fined $427.

? Leta White, John Day, was convicted of minor in possession of alcohol. She was fined $500 and her driver's license was suspended for a minimum of 90 days.

? Isaac Long, John Day, was convicted of minor in possession of alcohol. He was fined $500 and his driver's license was suspended for a minimum of 90 days.

? Bart Dohrman, Fruitland, Idaho, was convicted of minor in possession of alcohol. He was fined $500 and his driver's license was suspended for a minimum of 90 days.

? David M. Crews, Richland, was convicted of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and fined $1,000.

Oregon State Police? About 12 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Oregon State Police stopped a pickup for failing to maintain lane on Highway 26, west of Pine Creek. Kimberly K. Bohlmann, 40, of John Day, was cited for open container of alcohol and not having a driver's license, and taken to Grant County Jail. Passenger Terry L. Treat, 41, of Bend, was cited for having an open container of alcohol.

? About 6:08 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, OSP stopped to assist a vehicle stalled in the eastbound lane of Highway 26 near Hall Hill. Brad L. Hartwick, 33, of Mt. Vernon, was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant out of Multnomah County and for driving while suspended.

? About 3:40 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, OSP arrested Jenny Martin, 34, of Mt. Vernon, for assault and disorderly conduct stemming from a Sept. 19 fight at the Mt. Vernon Community Hall. Later that day, about 5:45 p.m., police cited KC D. Dickens, 22, of Mt. Vernon, also for assault and disorderly conduct.

? OSP stopped a vehicle for speeding (82/55 zone) on Highway 26 near Laycock Creek Road, about 6:56 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2. Lisa Deann Jenkins, 27, Reno, Nev., was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants, open container of alcohol, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and speeding. She was lodged in Grant County Jail.

? About 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, OSP responded to a vehicle crash on Highway 7 near milepost 5. About 10:30 p.m. Oct. 2, a northbound pickup crossed the southbound lane, went down a steep embankment,, struck several boulders, rolled and struck at least one tree. The driver, who had fallen asleep at the wheel, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. He crawled to the highway the next morning and flagged down a motorist for help. Sustaining broken ribs, a punctured spleen and lung, he was admitted to Blue Mountain Hospital. Richard S. Treanor, 44, was also cited for failure to maintain lane.

? OSP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 26, near milepost 91 in Wheeler County, at about 1:41 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. An eastbound Volvo crossed the centerline in a curve and collided head-on with a Chevy Astro van. The driver of the Volvo, Reuben Watson, 29, was treated at Blue Mountain Hospital for non- life-threatening injuries and cited for failing to drive within lane. The van driver, Michael David, 49, was taken into custody for two misdemeanor warrants out of Clatsop County, cited for driving while suspended and lodged in Grant County Jail. He and a passenger were treated on scene for minor injuries.

? About 11:38 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, OSP responded to a vehicle that slid off Highway 395, south of Beech Creek, in snowy conditions. The vehicle was blocking the northbound lane on a curve. Tammy Anne Kennedy of Long Creek was cited for not having an operator's license.

? On Monday, Oct. 5, OSP received a report of gunshots from a public road, Low Gap Lane in Long Creek. Police found a doe and a buck that had been recently shot and killed, but were not able to find the shooter.

? Troopers stopped a pickup at Highway 395 and Route 402 about 10:23 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6. Michael Lloyd Osborne, 35, of Monument, was cited for DUII, open container of alcohol and failing to obey a traffic control device and taken to jail. Passenger Brian Woodell was cited for open container.

? On Saturday, Oct. 10, OSP responded to the Strawberry Village Apartments after a report that a man was driving intoxicated around Prairie City and with a minor child unsecured in the vehicle. Billy Ray Ball, 34, of Prairie City, was arrested on a felony warrant, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and forgery. Troopers also arrested Angel Ann Ball, 31, of Prairie City, on a felony warrant, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, theft, forgery and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Both were lodged in Grant County Jail.

DispatchJohn Day dispatch worked 137 calls during the week of Oct. 5-11. The calls included:

Law enforcement: John Day Police Department responded to a report of someone trying to get in a person's apartment at Canyon Creek Apartments; JD Police responded to a report of a vehicle knocking down trash cans; Oregon State Police responded to a report that someone left without paying at Clyde Holliday State Park; Grant County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a forced eviction on SW Brent Street; JD Police, OSP and the Oregon Department of Transportation responded for a non-injury accident on Highway 26 at Indian Creek; Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of child abuse in Canyon City; U.S. Forest Service responded to a reported forest fire in the Middle Fork area; JD Police responded to a reported theft at Chester's Thriftway; Sheriff's deputies responded to information on an abducted child from Idaho; Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of criminal mischief at Grant Union High School; JD Police responded to a reported theft at the Elks Lodge; JD Police took a theft report on NW Bridge Street; JD Police and Sheriff's deputies took reports of stolen pumpkins; JD Police responded to a report of a minor buying tobacco; JD Police received a report of a conditional release violation on NE Elm Street; Sheriff's deputies responded to a reported dispute in Dayville; Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of threats being made on N. Johnson Street in Prairie City; Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of illegal shooting of deer on private property on Antelope Drive; Sheriff's deputies cited a Lafayette man for speeding at Holliday Park; USFS responded to a report of someone cutting firewood without a permit on County Road 18; JD Police responded to a report of someone tearing down a "no trespassing" sign on SE Hillcrest.

Ambulance: John Day ambulance was paged for a 90-year-old woman with abdominal pain; JD ambulance responded for a 101-year-old woman who had fallen; JD and Seneca ambulances responded to a 65-year-old man, possibly having a heart attack; JD ambulance responded for a 74-year-old man who had fallen; JD ambulance responded for a 30-year-old man with a possible heart problem; JD ambulance responded for a 90-year-old woman.

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