7:15 a.m. - A caller reported a city water line in Irrigon broke on Northeast Main Avenue and flooded property.
7:28 a.m. - The dugout at the Irrigon Junior-Senior High School was again a target for spray paint graffiti. The staff who found the vandalism also reported it appeared similar to the last occurrence.
8:31 a.m. - Heppner residents on Northeast Elder Street reported her neighbor’s dog gets into her yard and comes into her house, and they were able to get the dog out of the house, but it remained in the yard. A Morrow County sheriff’s deputy took the dog to its owner and warned the person for keeping a dog as a public nuisance.
9:57 a.m. - A woman came into the Hermiston Police Department, 330 S. First St., to report she lost Yuki, her red female Shiba Inu on Southwest 11th Street. The breed of Japanese dog wore a pink collar, she reported, is worth $2,000 and has a computer chip through the Hermiston Veterinary Clinic.
10:24 a.m. - Oregon State Police sent a trooper to Ranch & Home, 85342 Highway 11, Milton-Freewater, for the denial of a gun sale to a local man on court probation. The trooper found the probation order did not have sanctions regarding firearms and trying to buy the gun was not criminal.
12:03 p.m. - Pilot Rock police received a report from Northwest Alder Drive of people living in a crabapple tree. Police did not find anyone there.
2:10 p.m. - Someone stole a trailer from Paterson Ferry Road and Riverview Lane, Irrigon. The trailer owner reported she has permission to keep her trailer on government property there while she was in the hospital. Then someone moved the trailer onto the street, she said, and when she got out of the hospital it was gone.
3:22 p.m. - Hermiston police received a request to have an officer talk to someone about laws for placing stickers on vehicle windows.
3:59 p.m. - A woman reported an accident with her powered wheelchair at Trail Apartments, 295 Boardman Ave. N.E., Boardman. She said she ran over herself and “took out” a man as well, who was bleeding from the head. An ambulance transported the victim to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston.
4:46 p.m. - Multiple agencies responded to a wildland grass fire at Horseshoe Bend on the east side of Highway 74 near Ione. The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office reported the volunteer Ione Rural Fire Protection District was first at the scene and called Heppner Rural Fire to help out. Many local farmers and ranchers also assisted.
The sheriff’s office reported the quick response kept the blaze to about three miles, from mileposts 20-23.
The smoke from the fire limited visibility and prompted the closure of Highway 74 for a time to all but emergency vehicles. The fire knocked out the power to one resident near milepost 22, and Columbia Basin Electric sent a crew to deal with the problem. And volunteers connected to Ione fire provided 40 meals and water to the hard-working crew.
The sheriff’s office reported the fire was out at 8:57 p.m.
5:53 p.m. - A semi-tractor at North First Place and West Elm Avenue, Hermiston, hit the crossing light pole, which ripped off the cross light buttons. The semi kept going west on Elm.
1:03 a.m.- Oregon State Police responded to a crash on the eastbound side of Interstate 82 near mile point 7.7, Umatilla. Trooper Jerrad Little found someone threw a watermelon off the overpass there, and the large fruit struck a vehicle on the passenger side of the windshield.
No one was injured, and state police as of yet have no suspects.