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Public Safety Log for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Man’s best friend was not so friendly in one yard, scammers took $2,000 from a Pendleton man, and family in dispute asked for a deputy

Published on September 12, 2018 2:11PM


12:18 a.m. - An Irrigon resident on Southeast 13th Place asked the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office to send extra patrols at night because neighbors entered a house and took items from it.

6:40 a.m. - The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible intoxicated driver at Birch Creek and Telephone Pole roads, Milton-Freewater, but law enforcement did not find the suspect.

7 a.m. - An Irrigon man on Southeast Utah Avenue reported a dog came onto his property, defecated and left.

8:35 a.m. - Phone scammers called the dedicated 911 lines at the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, 4700 N.W. Pioneer Place, Pendleton.

9:22 a.m. - Hermiston police investigated a man who came to the Hermiston Christian Center School, 1825 W. Highland Ave., and asked for a tour but then asked questions that raised concerns for the safety of the children.

12:17 p.m. - A man told Pendleton police he wanted to report a crime of fraud. He said he sent $2,000 via Western Union to West Virginia for a John Deere Gator but did not receive the utility vehicle and is out the money.

1:23 p.m. - An Irrigon woman reported her aunt was withholding her medical supplies and medications. The aunt claimed the niece will get the meds when she pays the power bill. The pair had a “verbal altercation” Monday night, and the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office responded to that. The sheriff’s office sent a deputy to suss out the latest conflict.

2:08 p.m. - A Umatilla resident on K Street asked police to help her catch her dogs, which got loose.

2:27 p.m. - Pendleton police responded to an intoxicated person at Dave’s 12th Street Food Mart, 220 S.E. 12th St.

3:12 p.m. - A Milton-Freewater resident on the 700 block of northeast Ninth Avenue reported the theft of his Honda Rancher four-wheeler.

5:10 p.m. - Pendleton police received a 911 report from Southeast Fourth Street of a male holding a knife at his throat.

5:37 p.m. - A man chased a woman in a vehicle at Melanie Square, 1734 S.W. Court Ave., Pendleton.

8:15 p.m. - A 911 caller in Pendleton reported a group of youths shot pepper spray into the face of their 18-year-old grandson.


12:11 a.m. - Pendleton police responded to Mac’s Bar & Grill, 1400 S.W. Dorion Ave., for a person who tried to use fake identification.

2:22 a.m. - Law enforcement received a 911 report of gunshots on Chenowith Avenue, Umatilla.



•Pendleton police arrested Christopher Wayne Lyons, 46, of Pendleton, for second-degree theft, criminal conspiracy and felony methamphetamine possession.

•The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office at about 6 p.m. responded to an Ione caller who said her granddaughter’s boyfriend kicked the granddaughter in the head and hit a friend who was with her. The caller said the boyfriend, Nathan Roger Dotson, was outside the home on Gooseberry Road and they locked themselves in the basement to keep away from him.

Deputies arrived and arrested Dotson, 26, for domestic violence felony assault, misdemeanor assault, second-degree criminal mischief and harassment and booked him into the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton.


•Pendleton police arrested Costa Rodriguez Jr., 22, no address available, for felony driving while suspended or revoked.


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