•A man at about 9 a.m. on Vansycle Road, Helix, fended off two attacking dogs with a stick. A witness reported the incident and asked the man if he was OK, and he said he was. The witness told the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office the dogs were a hunting breed, one black and one spotted brown. A few weeks ago the same dogs also bit the caller.
•A Hermiston-area woman at 9:35 a.m. told law enforcement her mother-in-law was verbally disruptive, threatened her and called her lazy. She said she was calling on the advice of an officer.
•The owner of property on the 300 block of Southeast Third Street, Pendleton, told police at 10:07 a.m. his son threw trash over the fence onto his property, and he has video of the offense.
•A property owner on Walla Walla River Road, Milton-Freewater, told law enforcement he is developing 800-900 acres, but neighbors do not like that and keep trespassing and drinking on his property.
•Boardman police at 10:16 a.m. received a report of possible bank fraud.
•A Milton-Freewater resident of Miller Road at 1:59 p.m. reported her house was being flooded due to the drain system. She said the water went into the basement and the road was flooded.
•The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office at 3:28 p.m. received a report that an individual dumped household garbage in the metal bin at the Umatilla Hatchery, 73959 Riverview Lane, Irrigon. A deputy responded and directed the person responsible to clean up the offending trash.
•A Umatilla-area property owner reported she rented land to a man who kept llamas, and she is preparing the property for sale and found a dead llama. She said she is concerned about removing the carcass and if the renter may have neglected the llama.
•Water after the rain storm ran foot deep in some areas of Barnhart and Stage Gulch road, Pendleton. A caller at 5:24 p.m. was concerned someone could get injured or worse driving in the area.
•A caller at 8:19 p.m. reported a washout covered 20-25 feet of Buttercreek Road, Hermiston.
•An employee of the Tesoro station, Umatilla, told police at 9:19 p.m. a male refused to leave the store and tried to shower in the public bathroom. The caller also said the male “was not intoxicated but acting a little strange and had a good sized knife on him.”
•An Irrigon resident at 9:50 p.m. reported a raccoon is in a tree on Northeast Seventh Street after it killed some chickens. A Morrow County sheriff’s deputy told the person there was a trap down the street and provided the number of the government trapper.
•A Weston resident at 10:44 p.m. reported someone threw items, possibly rocks or paintball pellets, at his trailer on North Water Street.
•A Hermiston-area woman at 11:04 p.m. reported her mother came to her trailer and attacked her, pushed her and slapped her. The caller also said her mother grabbed the phone out of her hand when she tried to call police.
The caller refused medical help and said her mother is now inside her own house.
•A Pilot Rock man on Southwest Cedar Street at 11:13 p.m. told police he was tired of the neighbor’s dog barking and wanted to talk to an officer about the situation.
•Pendleton police arrested Melissa Sue Talbot, 32, no address provided, for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
•Pendleton police at about 10:30 a.m. cited a Pendleton High School student for possession of marijuana, and shortly before noon a Pendleton officer cited a high school student for minor in possession of tobacco.
•A Walla Walla man is in jail after he bit a police officer during a traffic stop.
Oregon State Police reported a trooper at 9:40 a.m. stopped an AMC Eagle for a traffic violation at Highway 332 and Highway 11 near Milton-Freewater. The trooper asked for the man’s driver’s license several times, but he refused.
The trooper told the driver, Eric Esteban Angulo, 24, that he was under arrest. State police reported the trooper and two other officers from another agency proceeded to arrest Angulo, but he resisted.
According to state police, “The driver then bit the forearm of one of the officers while he was attempting to place him into custody.”
That did not stop the arrest, though, and the trooper booked Angulo into the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton, for failure to carry a driver’s license, assaulting a public safety officer and resisting arrest. His jail bond is $15,000.