10:19 a.m. - Scammers in Georgia, a Hermiston-area woman reported, keep harassing and threatening her with emails and texts.

12:57 p.m. - Pendleton police received a report of a man in a residence jumping on a woman’s leg and breaking it.

3:40 p.m. - A vehicle lost control while on Paul Smith Road, Boardman, drove through yards and fences and ended up in a ditch. The driver did not need an ambulance.

7:29 p.m. - Morrow County sheriff’s deputies responded to Southwest Third Street, Irrigon, after a caller there reported a woman broke the door and frame during a fight.

9:25 p.m. - The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation after a Boardman resident reported a 17-year-old male was in a bedroom alone with a girl younger than 16.

10:33 p.m. - Pendleton police responded to a report on South Main Street of a belligerent and intoxicated male.

1:35 a.m. - Two males harassed employees at the Hermiston Taco Bell.

9:14 a.m. - Boardman police and ambulance responded to Cottonwood Loop after a 58-year-old woman fell on ice and injured her leg, knee and hip.

9:33 a.m. - A resident at Locust Mobile village, 1501 N. Elizabeth St., Milton-Freewater, reported someone was trying to get into his trailer but could not provide a description or any other information. The dispatcher noted the caller may have been having a mental episode.

9:42 a.m. - A woman in Irrigon reported her brother was in La Pine, where someone threatened to shoot him. Morrow County dispatch provided the caller with the number for the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Bend.

9:46 a.m. - Someone tried to cut down a tree on the Pendleton River Parkway that passes under the 10th Street Bridge,

11:54 a.m. - Someone stole a riding lawn mower from a residence on West Ferndale Road, Milton-Freewater.

3:51 p.m. - A group harassed the cleaning lady at Northgate Apartments, Pendleton.

8:43 a.m. - A Umatilla County sheriff’s deputy went to York and Johnson roads, Weston, on a report that someone left a crate of puppies in the area.

10:54 a.m. - A woman from Spokane reported her mother in Heppner harasses her and threatened to but her in a boarding home if she did not kill her first.

3:33 p.m. - A Umatilla resident on Sonesta Road called 9-1-1 to report a guy in a vehicle in the yard was staring at the house.

4:14 p.m. - The fast-melting snow and ice led to a washout at North Juniper Canyon and Vansycle roads, Helix.

6:29 p.m. - An ambulance took a Boardman woman to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston, after her boyfriend assaulted her.


•The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office issued two citations for dog at large in less than three hours in Heppner. The first came after a caller at 7:33 a.m. reported one pit bull dog attacked another at the city park, and the second after a caller at 10:21 a.m. reported dogs charged him on West Sperry and Northwest Morgan streets.

•Pendleton police arrested Tedd Lawrence Hall, 52, of Pendleton, for driving under the influence of intoxicants.

•Umatilla tribal police arrested Deloris Valarie Close, 46, no address available, for assault, endangering the welfare of minor and domestic abuse.


•Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Eric Donald Sommerville, 20, of 405 S.W. 11th St., Hermiston, for delivery of heroin, unlawful possession of marijuana, DUII (controlled substance), reckless driving, tampering with physical evidence and on a warrant for failure to appear.

•Oregon State Police tracked down and cited the driver who abandoned a pickup after a crash near Athena.

Troopers responded Saturday at about 5:10 p.m. to a crash on Highway 334 between Mansfield and Gerking Flat roads, about a mile west of Athena.

State police reported an eastbound Dodge R35 pickup went off the highway and drove along the shoulder until crashing into a power pole hard enough to bounce and hit the cab’s roof on the pole. The pickup then rolled onto its top and blocked the eastbound lanes and part of the westbound as well.

The pickup was a ranch vehicle, state police reported, and all the tools and tool boxes it hauled “were scattered all over the highway.”

State police received information the crash may have ejected someone, but no one was at the scene. Police contacted the vehicle’s owner, who identified the employee using the pickup. That employee in turn told troopers his girlfriend was the driver. State police cited Whitney McCall, 25, of Athena, for failing to report the crash and to drive within the lane.


•Milton-Freewater police arrested Osvaldo Medrano, 20, of 112 S.E. 11th Ave., Milton-Freewater, for DUII.

•Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Taryn Craig Leighty, 24, of Weston, for fourth-degree assault, harassment and menacing.

•Umatilla tribal police arrested Daniel Robert Red Elk, 49, of Pendleton, for assault, domestic abuse, dangerous drugs, criminal use of drugs and criminal activity in drugs.

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