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:

• Violation of the basic rule: Juan Fernando Z. Marquez, 41, Denver, Colo., 73/55 zone, fined $160; Jorge Vazquez, 37, San Diego, 72/55 zone, fined $160; Matthew John Leunen, 24, Redmond, 78/55, fined $195; Kenneth J. Chard, 44, Ft. Wright, Ky., 82/55 zone, fined $260; Cosmos O. Corbin, 34, Portland, 75/55 zone, fined $160.

• Jeff Allen Spencer, Milwaukie, was convicted of hunting from a publick roadway, sentenced to probation for 12 months, 40 hours community service, fined $1,000, and his hunting privileges were suspended for 36 months. One count of hunting on enclosed lands, and one for hunting turkeys in closed season were dismissed.

• Richard Hadley was found guilty of unlawful entry in a wildlife area, as a violation, and fined $100.

Oregon State Police

• At 10:24 p.m. Saturday, June 2, Oregon State Police troopers assisted the Grant County Sheriff’s Office with a domestic dispute in Monument.

• At about 4 p.m. Friday, June 8, OSP cited Harvey Askew, 53, of Prairie City, for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, following a traffic stop on Highway 26 near Clyde Holliday State Park.

• At 9:50 p.m. Saturday, June 9, police cited three Baker City men, Ross L. West, 20; Joel P. Rohner, 18; and Mark A. Voboril, 18, for open container of alcohol, following a traffic stop on Highway 26 near Indian Creek Road. West was also cited for minor in possession of alcohol.

Grant County Sheriff

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported the following the week of May 31-June 7:

• Concealed handgun licenses: 3

• Average inmates: 12.6

• Bookings: 6

• Releases: 5

• Citations: 3

• Fingerprints: 4

• Civil papers processed: 7

• Warrants processed: 1


John Day dispatch worked 163 calls during the week of June 4-10. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:

• John Day Police:

June 4: Harassment reported at the Elkhorn Motel.

June 6: Cited a Mt. Vernon man for careless driving.

June 7: Cited a Canyon City minor for driving outside restrictions.

June 8: Cited a John Day man for no proof of insurance and not wearing seat belts; cited a Brighton, Colo., man for speeding.

June 10: Cited a Redmond man for failure to change registration, driving without a license and open container.

• Grant County Sheriff:

June 5: Arrested a St. Helens man on a Scappoose warrant.

June 8: Responded to a fight at Sel’s Brewery in Canyon City; criminal mischief and theft reported at Route 395 Mini Mart.

June 9: Cited a Mt. Vernon man for probation violation, and arrested him for furnishing alcohol to a minor; cited a John Day man for a probation violation.

June 10: Responded with the Forest Service to a grass fire on South Fork Road.

• John Day ambulance:

June 5: 57-year-old man with chest pain; 88-year-old man who had collapsed; dispatched to the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center.

June 8: Dispatched for a weak woman who had fallen.

• Prairie City ambulance:

June 8: Report of a woman possibly suffering from pneumonia.

• Oregon State Police:

June 7: Report of a car fire on Highway 395 south of Canyon City.

• Long Creek ambulance:

June 8: 67-year-old woman with a heart complaint.

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