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Public safety log for Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

A man threatened to make life miserable for his ex-wife, a trooper removed dangerous items, and a trailer fire turned out to be a tent fire

Published on December 5, 2017 2:25PM

Last changed on December 5, 2017 3:41PM


2:25 a.m. - A semitrailer side-swiped an Oregon Department of Transportation plow on Interstate 84 at the Meacham interchange. Both vehicles sustained damage but were drivable. Oregon State Police cited the semi driver for unsafe passing on the left.

8:39 a.m. - Hermiston police received a report of a burglary on the 1200 block of West Ridgeway Avenue.

9:03 a.m. - Callers reported a disturbance involving a female who was naked from the waist down on East Cherry Avenue, Hermiston.

10:05 a.m. - The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office and Irrigon ambulance responded to Southeast Park Place, Irrigon, for a woman who reported she was the victim of an attack. She said she went to retrieve belongings from a man’s place and he assaulted her. She declined a ride to the hospital.

10:35 a.m. - A Umatilla resident reported her ex-husband threatened to post her Social Security number online.

12:36 p.m. - The school resource officer for the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office received information about stalking at Irrigon High School. The report is under investigation.

1:27 p.m. - Athena residents on North Hunt Street have been dumping their garbage into the neighbor’s container, a caller reported.

2:48 p.m. - A woman told Hermiston police someone has been taking advantage of her mother-in-law, who continues to allow the suspect to come into her home. However, the woman continued, “They do have a power of attorney over the mother-in-law.”

3:17 p.m. - Pendleton police received a report of a man in a red plaid jacket on Southeast Court Avenue “crawling on the ground, possibly intoxicated.”

3:58 p.m. - Umatilla police responded to a report of an elderly man in the road at Tyler Avenue and Powerline Road, but officers did not find anyone.

4:02 p.m. - An Oregon State Police trooper responded to eastbound Interstate 84 near milepost 209 on a report of a syringe on the freeway. The trooper talked with the caller, who said several males left trash and syringes by the Umatilla River. The trooper collected the syringes for destruction.

10:13 p.m. - The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office and Heppner fire and ambulance responded to Northwest Motel & RV Park, 389 Main St., Heppner, for a trailer fire that threatened another trailer. Instead of a trailer, the emergency workers found a tent on fire, which did not damage other structures or displace anyone. The cause of the blaze remains unknown.


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