9:11 a.m. - Umatilla police took a complaint from a Michigan resident stating he received a threatening message from a local individual.

9:31 a.m. - The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at East Main and North Second streets, Athena.

12:54 p.m. - A resident of West Laird Avenue, Hermiston, asked police to provide extra patrols on Halloween for his neighborhood because he heard his house could be vandalized. He also said he was setting up security cameras.

3:05 a.m. - A 911 caller reported gunshots at Columbia Crest Apartments, 1500 Second St., Umatilla.

8:05 a.m. - The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a report of vandalism at Pam’s Morning Madness Cafe and Espresso, 84325 Highway 11, Milton-Freewater.

12:35 p.m. - Oregon State Police reported of a boat approximately 12 feet long and with an outboard motor blocked part of Mud Springs Canyon Road near Coombs Canyon Road southwest of Pendleton. A tow company removed the boat.

1:20 a.m. - A resident on the 1200 block of Northwest Stockton Street, Hermiston, reported her nephew was the victim of an assault, and two people are arguing in the street with her husband.

1:39 a.m. - A 911 caller reported a fight on East Main Street, Stanfield.

8:36 a.m. - Oregon State Police responded to Goad and Holmes roads southeast of Pendleton on a report of dead geese. A trooper found about two dozen geese carcasses in the intersection, and most were breasted out, meaning someone removed the breast meat. However, some were intact and a waste of a game bird.


•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Myron Jones Singer, 44, for dangerous drugs and criminal activity in drugs and on a warrant for failure to appear.

•Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mark Stephen Patterson, 59, of Hermiston, for driving under the influence of intoxicants.

•Oregon State Police arrested Otis Steve Hard, 55, of Neostu, for DUII and reckless driving and on a warrant for failure to appear.


•A Washington man could face a charge for firing a gun on top of driving drunk.

Oregon State Police reported a Helix resident at 12:49 p.m. reported a Dodge Ram pickup rolled onto its side on Highway 37 near milepost 9, trapping the driver. Bystanders tried to help the driver, according to state police, but he fired a pistol through the front windshield.

The Umatilla County Fire District responded and freed Ronald Wilson Hiebert, 51, of Burbank, Washington, and took him to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston. Oregon State Police cited Hiebert for driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol) and driving while suspended. State police also provided information to the Umatilla County District Attorney’s Office for consideration of charging Hiebert with reckless endangering for shooting the pistol.

•Oregon State Police arrested Justin J. Teegarden, 44, of Vancouver, for DUII (controlled substances) and reckless driving.

•Hermiston police arrested Ulises Calvillo Rosas, 18, address not provided, for contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor.

•Umatilla police arrested Edgar Garcia Gomez, 24, address not provided, for DUII, unlawful use of weapon (shooting in a prohibited area, a felony), unlawful possession of a firearm (a misdemeanor) and reckless driving.

•Umatilla Tribal Police raided 823 Elderberry Loop, Mission, and arrested the following: Shaylin Rae Spencer, 24, and Austin Ray Satterwhite, 19, for dangerous drugs and criminal activity in drugs; and Gracie Marie Hernandez, 19, for misdemeanor possession of heroin. Police also took in Satterwhite for a parole violation.


•Hermiston police early Sunday arrested Antonio Fernandez Frias, 27, for disorderly conduct following a dispute at The Pheasant Blue Collar Bar & Grill. Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston said Frias turned out to have a warrant out of Morrow County for misdemeanors of felon in possession of a weapon and menacing and felonies of unlawful use of weapon, first-degree robbery and first-degree assault.

Convictions for the robbery and assault charges carry mandatory minimum sentences of 7.5 years. Frias remains in the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton, in lieu of $252,500 bond.

•Hermiston police arrested Charles Brian Barker, 46, of Hermiston, for felony possession of methamphetamine and on a parole violation.

•Hermiston police arrested Jesus Chuy Covarrubias, 22, of Hermiston, for possession of a federally controlled substance, DUII (controlled substance), reckless driving and reckless endangering.

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