Reported from 8 a.m. Monday to 8 a.m. today.

Burglaries, Thefts

Pendleton Police

From 400 block Southeast 20th Street. Reported: debit card fraud.

From Pendleton Music House, 337 S.W. Emigrant Ave. Reported: $295 check fraud.

From vehicle at Walmart, 2203 S.W. Court Ave. Taken: purse.

Umatilla County Sheriff

From 600 block Northeast Ellis Place, Pendleton. Taken: gas from mower, items not listed.

From tractor at vicinity Barnhart Road, Pendleton. Taken: $500 in diesel fuel, fuel cap and lock.

Morrow County Sheriff

From The Nickel, 76334 Frontage Lane, Hermiston. Reported: fraudulent money orders.

Boardman Police

From 300 block Dunes Street. Taken: air compressor.

Arrests, Citations

Pendleton Police

Felony failure to appear ($20,000 bond): Noel Anthony Murray, 39, no address provided.

Hermiston Police

Violation of a restraining order ($10,000 bond), criminal mischief II ($5,000 bond), burglary I ($15,500 bond): Jose Guadalupe Cortez Barragan, 43, no address provided.

Boardman Police

Driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) ($6,000 bond), distribution of methamphetamine ($12,000 bond), possession of methamphetamine ($7,000 bond), resisting arrest ($6,000 bond), disorderly conduct II ($3,000 bond), assault of public safety officer ($7,500 bond): Fred Allen Silva, 46, address not provided.

State police ? Pendleton

DUII: John Richard Leonard, 35, 75151 Yoakum Road, Pendleton.

State police ? Hermiston

DUII: Luis E. Garcia Madrigal, 21, 50807 Prior Ave., Patterson Wash.


?Pendleton Police received a report Tuesday afternoon that a swarm of bees had taken up residence in a bush in front of the Umatilla County Courthouse clock tower at the corner of Southeast Court Avenue and Southeast Fourth Street. A county employee reported it looked like a ?wall of bees about 20 feet high? when it passed through the courthouse parking lot. Motorists on Southwest Court Street reported what looked like ?bits of paper flying around? in the street at the intersection of Court and Fourth. A local beekeeper arrived to gather the swarm into a hive shortly after the report was made.

?Oregon State Police are looking for man who allude troopers recently. But he likely won?t eluded for long.

OSP tried to pull over a red 1997 Saturn at midnight in the intersection of Highways 332 and 339. The driver took off, ditching the car in an apple orchard before running away.

But Jerrid Herndon, 25, left his wallet on the front seat. He?s also wanted out of Washington for escape warrants.

OSP charged Herndon with attempt to eluded. Other charges are pending.

Fire, Ambulance Runs

Pendleton Ambulance

3:35 p.m. Tuesday ? Medical, 1300 block Northwest Carden Avenue.

5:36 p.m. Tuesday ? Medical, 1700 block Southwest Court Avenue.

5:47 p.m. Tuesday ? Medical, vicinity Milepost 8, Highway 395 South.

6:48 p.m. Tuesday ? Medical, 600 block South Main Street.

7:23 p.m. Tuesday ? Medical, vicinity Pilot Rock.

Boardman Fire Department

6:36 a.m. Tuesday ? Chipper fire, Boardman Chip Company, 20 Marine Drive East.

Heppner Fire Department

3:45 p.m. Tuesday ? Grass fire, vicinity 68000 Little Butter Creek Road.

Heppner Ambulance

9:49 a.m. Tuesday ? Low oxygen, high temperature, 400 block Frank Gilliam Drive.


Arrests and offenses that the East Oregonian reports are taken from the logs of area police agencies. The EO generally reports only crimes classified as felonies, but may also report misdemeanors when a rash of one kind of crime occurs; when a public official or prominent individual is involved; when an incident has an unusual aspect; and some traffic-related offenses. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of all arrests reported here.

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