Arrests and citations the Blue Mountain Eagle reports 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:
? Lawrence Monagon, Keizer, was cited for having an open container of alcohol and fined $185.
? Rodney Wangler, Brush Prairie, Wash., was cited for violation of the basic rule (75/55 zone) and fined $145.
? Brian Fassett, Rupert, Idaho, was cited for overweight load and fined $160.
? Robb Foster, Burns, was cited for violation of the basic rule (78/55 zone) and fined $185.
? David Read, Boise, Idaho, was cited for exceeding tax declared weight and fined $320.
? Tyler Steele, Reno, Nev., was cited for violation of the basic rule (75/55 zone) and fined $110.
? The following people were suspended and fined $25 for failing to pay their fines: Anthony Corbert, Coos Bay; Alan Dennis, Sarasota, Fla.; Levi Long, La Grande; Savannah Prosser, Burns; and Karla Sandoval, Hermiston.
? Kevin Lee Arnett, Mt. Vernon, was convicted of two counts of taking a buck deer with no valid tag. For count one, he was fined $300, plus $800 restitution to the Oregon Deparment of Fish and Wildlife and $150 to Russell's Meats. For count two, he was fined $300, plus $800 restitution to the ODFW.
Small Claims? Credit Services of Oregon Inc. v. Harold Gene Wells. Money judgment awarded to Credit Services of Oregon Inc. in the amount of $296.49.
? Credit Associates Inc. v. Tina L. Ray. Money judgment awarded to Credit Associates in the amount of $1,271.81.
Circuit CourtCANYON CITY - The Grant County Circuit Court reported the following fines and judgments:
? Jason W. Potts, Ontario, was convicted of one count of driving under the influence of intoxicants. He was sentenced to serve 60 days in the Grant County Jail and fined $717. His driving privileges were also suspended for one year. The sentence is concurrent with a case out of Malheur County.
? Sherry Jean Schiller, 26, was convicted of one count of first degree failure to appear. She was placed on supervised probation for 24 months, ordered to complete 40 hours of community service, jailed for 10 days and fined $333. Schiller was also convicted of one count of fourth degree assault, placed on supervised probation for 24 months, ordered to complete 80 hours of community service and to have no contact with the victim. She was also jailed for 30 days and fined $1,243. One count of third degree assault was dismissed.
? Gary R. Ellson, 50, was convicted of one count of DUII. He was placed on supervised probation for 18 months, jailed for 48 hours and fined $1,043. His driver's license was also suspended for one year.
Oregon State Police? Oregon State Police assisted the Grant County Sheriff's Office in responding to an Oct. 25 dispute at a hunting camp off Forest Road 170 near Kelsie Meadows. Police said a man carrying a short-barreled shotgun walked into a camp and made comments regarding his dislike of California hunters. Witnesses said the man and a California man using the camp had an ongoing dispute over the subject. A deputy arrested Kelly Patrick Cassidy, 45, of Pilot Rock, on a charge of menacing in connection with the incident. He was taken to the Grant County Jail.
? A 62-year-old woman from British Columbia was seriously injured about 5:25 p.m. Oct. 29 when a car driven by her husband crashed off Highway 395 near Meadowbrook Store. The car went off the gravel shoulder and struck a large pine tree. The woman, Diana Lee MacDonnell was pinned in the car until OSP Sgt. Michael Turner and Grant County Undersheriff Todd McKinley were able to free her, with the assistance of Long Creek and John Day ambulance crews. The driver, Morton J. MacDonnell, was not injured. He accompanied his wife when she was taken by air ambulance to Bend for treatment of serious injuries.
? OSP seized a 4x6 bull elk that was shot illegally on private land Oct. 29. Larry G. Means, 51, and Richard G. Beemer, 55, both of Eugene, were cited for hunting on the enclosed land of another. Police said the two were hunting on property without the owner's permission when they saw the bull elk and shot it simultaneously, both hitting the animal with kill shots.
? OSP cited Randy Wyith Eddy, 33, of Bend for illegal importation of cervid parts from Wyoming, a state with the presence of chronic wasting disease. Police said Eddy killed a deer in Wyoming and brought the meat and the head with attached antlers and cape into Oregon. It is illegal to import the raw head or any part of the spinal column of deer, elk or moose from a state where CWD is documented. Eddy was allowed to saw the antlers and skull plate off the head, clean the skull plate under the direction of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists and keep the antlers. ODFW seized the rest.
Eddy and another man, Jesse Keith Kyger, 40, of John Day, were cited for illegal possession of deer meat stemming from an auto accident Oct. 29. Eddy was a passenger in a vehicle that struck and killed a deer on Highway 395, near Dale. Police said he took the dead deer to John Day, field-dressed it, and he and Kyger cut and wrapped the meat, putting it in Kyger's freezer. Police seized the meat.
? OSP stopped a pickup truck about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 on Highway 26, west of Prairie City. The driver, Robert D. Herrera, 50, of John Day, was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.
Grant County Sheriff? Tammi Wilson, 49, Milwaukie, was cited for violation of the basic rule (79/55 zone).
? Travis Harper, 23, North Highlands, Calif., was cited for violation of the basic rule (73/55 zone).
? Terry Coalwell, 32, John Day, was cited for having a dog as a public nuisance.
DispatchJohn Day dispatch worked 165 calls during the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2. Along with the various traffic warnings, trespassing, injured animals, noise complaints and juvenile complaints, these calls included:
Law enforcement: Prairie City Police received a complaint of speeding large equipment on Johnson Avenue with no flagger on the project; Grant County Sheriff's Office responded to an unwanted subject at the mill in Prairie City; OSP responded to a drunk driver on Hilltop; PC Fire responded to an illegal burn; SO received a complaint about signs being cut down in the Fox area; JD Police got a complaint about eggs being thrown on a sidewalk; SO advised a rancher that a cow was in the roadway on Highway 26; SO responded to a non-injury accident in which a driver ran into a cattle guard; PC Police responded to a suspicious vehicle at the high school; Monument Fire responded to a report of trees on fire at a residence; U.S. Forest Service was alerted to a possible forest fire on County Road 20 near Ritter; SO responded to a report of loud music at a party; JD Police investigated a report of a loud noise, possibly shots fired, near the fairgrounds.
Ambulance: JD Ambulance responded to an elderly woman who fell and needed stitches; JD Ambulance responded to an unresponsive woman; Dayville Ambulance responded to aid a 34-year-old man who had collapsed; Long Creek Ambulance was dispatched to a 53-year-old man with head wounds; JD Ambulance assisted a 14-year-old boy who had a seizure.