12:09 a.m. - Emergency services in Morrow County responded to a Heppner residence for a man who cut his neck with a knife. An ambulance rushed the victim to Pioneer Memorial Hospital, Heppner.

1:50 a.m. - Oregon State Police responded to the crash of a Ford pickup pulling a 30-foot-long cargo trailer.

The wreck occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 84 near milepost 177 when the pickup’s driver, a 56-year-old man from Wasilla, Alaska, tried to pass a semitrailer in foggy and icy conditions. The Ford and trailer entered the median and rolled. The pickup landed on the passenger side while the trailer flipped onto its top.

No one was injured, and the pickup driver told state police he believed the semi clipped his trailer. State police could not substantial the claim because of the damage to the trailer.

5:50 a.m. - Oregon State Police responded to a one-vehicle crash on westbound side of Interstate 84 near milepost 222. A trooper found a white Ford Taurus but no one was at the scene. He called the emergency department of St. Anthony Hospital, and staff told him no one came from a traffic crash. The crash remains under investigation.

6:27 a.m. - Icy roads from freezing fog contributed to crash No. 3 Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police reported a 23-year-old driver lost control of his Dodge pickup while heading east on the slick surface of Interstate 84 near milepost 193. The vehicle entered the median and rolled once, sustaining damage to the entire left side and right front quarter panel.

The driver said he felt pain, and an ambulance took him to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston, where medical staff treated and released him.

6:41 a.m. - Pendleton police rolled to a disturbance call at Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., but did not find anyone causing problems.

10:59 a.m. - Hermiston police took a report for assault on the 700 block of East Main Street.

11:08 a.m. - Pilot Rock police took a report for stalking.

11:48 a.m. - A caller reported a dog on Southeast Charity Loop, Stanfield, has a chain around its neck but is — again — outside its fence and could be in danger of strangling itself.

12:08 p.m. - A Milton-Freewater resident reported identify theft.

12:52 a.m. - A Hermiston resident told police he received eight messages on his home number from someone trying to gain access to his computer. The caller said he knew it was a scam and just wanted police to know about it.

6:38 p.m. - A Heppner resident on Northwest Gale Street reported someone entered his house again and stole some items. He asked for a deputy to contact him at home rather than on his cellphone because he did not want to pay for the call.

Tuesday

•Oregon State Police arrested Hector Barraza, 55, for driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless endangering.

•Hermiston police arrested David Scott DeChand, 33, of Hermiston, for possession of methamphetamine and contempt of court.

•Pendleton police arrested Corina Cortiestia Savage, 65, of Pendleton, for first-degree forgery. The Umatilla County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday morning brought initial charges against Savage for first-degree attempted forgery and second-degree theft, both felonies.

According to court documents, Savage tried to pass off a fake $100 bill at the Circle K, 335 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton.

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