Gun, TV stolen

A Boardman resident in the 300 block of Northwest Columbia Avenue called the police department at 6:03 a.m. to report her home had been broken into the previous evening and a TV?and gun were stolen. Police responded and took a theft report.

Thief takes tips

At 11:08 a.m., the owner of Crazy Ladies Cafe & Espresso, 814 S.W. Dorion Ave., called the Pendleton police to report a theft from the tip jar. She requested contact at the business.


High winds keep police busy

Early Tuesday morning, Pendleton Police received several calls as a result of high winds. A?large tree blew down into the road in the 400 block of Southwest 13th Street, and the wind ripped off a roof hatch at Rite Aid, 1900 S.W. Court Ave. Officers also were kept busy removing debris from the roadway and answering alarms at businesses.

Thief makes off with odd mix

A resident in the vicinity of 43500 Mumm Lane in Pendleton reported someone broke into his house eight or nine days ago and stole a cell phone, tequila and pictures from a photo album. The caller named a suspect.

Witness calls victim but not 9-1-1

A man in the vicinity of 30200 Scaplehorn Road, Umatilla, said a man witnessed a theft on his property. The caller said a man broke into a storage shed on his farm and took a box of old records and maybe some tools. The caller reported the witness called him the night before to tell him about the theft.

Someone steals evidence of theft case

Pendleton police received a report at 2:13 p.m. that someone had stolen a 8-foot by 16-foot barn off a flatbed trailer parked in the 300 block Northgate. The barn contained automobile parts that are evidence in a  stolen parts case.

Man nearly cuts off fingers

An Irrigon man almost cut off three fingers with a power saw around 2:40 p.m. Irrigon Ambulance responded to the emergency in the vicinity of 75400 Depot Lane.

Don’t talk to strangers

Shortly after 4 p.m. a mother reported a man tried to lure her daughter into his car at the Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. The girl told a Pendleton police officer that an American Indian man stopped and a asked her if she wanted to cut firewood with him. “That was the extent of the conversation,” the log entry noted. The officer took the report “for information purposes only.”

Bad dog on the loose

A resident in the 800 block of Southeast Second Street in Pendleton reported a white and brown pit bull running loose that “is barking and has growled at his wife.” An officer tried but failed to catch the canine.

One that got away

An Oregon State Police trooper tried to stop a green 2010 Toyota Corolla at 10 p.m. on Highway 11 for not having a headlight. The car, though, didn’t stop and instead led the trooper on a high speed chase. The OSP log entry said speed exceeded 120 mph.

Traffic was light, the entry noted, and the vehicle bolted into College Place, Wash. The trooper said a Hispanic male was driving the car, and the trooper also took down the licence plate number.


Oregon State Police cited and released Roe Ibanez, 53, of Walla Walla, for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), refusal of breath test and open container.

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