Home Records Public Safety Logs

Public safety log for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

Busy weekend for arrests, from DUIIs to assaults to a driver flashing his gun

Published on August 27, 2018 4:40PM


5:16 p.m. - Pilot Rock police responded to Northeast Elm Street on a dog complaint and warned a pet owner for having a dog at large.

5:48 p.m. - A Milton-Freewater resident reported the theft of a gun.

6:28 p.m. - The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary at Birch Creek Construction, 54107 Birch Creek Road, Milton-Freewater.


10:41 a.m. - A 911 caller on Stateline Road, Milton-Freewater, reported a dog bit someone.

11:19 a.m. - Umatilla police warned a resident on Eighth Street for having a dog at large.


10:12 a.m. - A caller reported he boards his horses at the Columbia River Equestrian Center, 81900 Pleasant View Road, Irrigon, and pigs belonging to a neighbor keep getting onto the facility’s property. A Morrow County sheriff’s deputy responded.

11:28 a.m. - A Morrow County sheriff’s deputy was investigating an animal issue and contacted an elderly woman in Umatilla who was the victim of abuse or neglect. The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office and Irrigon ambulance responded. The sheriff’s office referred the case to Umatilla County.

1:08 p.m. - Umatilla police took a report for graffiti at Pomono Drive and Columbia Boulevard.

1:09 p.m. - Someone kicked in the posts and smashed the solar light at the end of a driveway on Kunze Lane, Boardman. A Morrow County sheriff’s deputy took a report for criminal mischief.

8:33 p.m. - A 65-year-old Boardman woman crashed off Interstate 84 near milepost 176. Oregon State Police reported she was driving west in a Toyota Corolla when she lost control, crossed the median and eastbound lanes. The car became airborne when it left the road and landed on its wheels in a field. And ambulance took the driver to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston, for her injuries.



•Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Darryl James Cobb, 65, last known location was Salem, for reckless driving and driving under the influence of intoxicants.


•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Terry Wayne Johnson, 62, no address available, for assault and domestic abuse.

•Hermiston police arrested Chelsey Diane Colpitts, 28, of Hermiston, for misdemeanor probation violation and felonies of methamphetamine and heroin possession.

•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Jared Elias Case, 24, of Pendleton, for felony assault, felony domestic abuse, restraining order violation, disorderly conduct and menacing.

•Hermiston police arrested Kaitlyn May Kelly, 24, of Hermiston, for second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, second-degree criminal mischief and on warrants for failure to pay fines and failure to appear.


•Oregon State Police at about 1:20 p.m. responded to a report of a driver flashing a gun at other motorists during a confrontation while heading west on Interstate 84 about 10 miles east of Pendleton. State police found the blue Honda Pilot and questioned the driver and passengers.

Samuel Wade Howell III, 39, of Lubbock, Texas, admitted he displayed the gun, according to state police, and concealed it in the passenger compartment of the car. Howell, however, does not have an Oregon concealed carry permit.

The trooper seized the gun for evidence and cited Howell for menacing and unlawful possession of a firearm.

•Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph Denton McMillan, 28, no address available, for fourth-degree assault, menacing, reckless endangering and reckless driving.

•Hermiston police arrested Javier Romo, 58, of Hermiston, for felony domestic violence assault and interfering with making a report.

•Hermiston police arrested Jose de Jesus Rodriguez Acosta, 42, no address available, for DUII, refusal to take a breath test, open container and driving without a license.

•Hermiston police arrested Timothy Allan Kelly, 27, of Hermiston, for second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, and second-degree criminal mischief.


•Hermiston police arrested Mariah Kay Hurse, 21, of Hermiston, for second-degree trespass, tampering with physical evidence and on warrants after she took off running.

Hermiston police Capt. Scott Clark reported officers tried to contact Hurse at the Hermiston Walmart Supercenter, which has trespassed her, but she bolted. Police also discovered two warrants for her arrest, one of which had a “no bail” attachment.

During the arrest, Hurse told officers she had swallowed some heroin — the same claim she made to another agency previously that resulted in a citation and her release, according to Clark. Hermiston police called for an ambulance, which transported Hurse to the emergency department at Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston.

Police stayed at the hospital more than 24 hours, until hospital staff cleared Hurse. Her next trip was to the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton.


•Boardman police arrested Clifford Eugene Bradley, 52, of Hermiston, for first-degree burglary.


Share and Discuss


User Comments