7:06 a.m. — The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office responded to a site on Tower Road, Boardman, for an injured bull elk. A deputy shot and killed the animal, and Oregon State Police advised people on site how to salvage the meat from the carcass.

2:45 p.m. — A caller told the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office the elder care facility her brother is in lacks a license to operate but still takes her brother’s money.


9:57 a.m. — The owner of a business on the 500 block of Southwest 11th Street, Hermiston, reported the theft of a power washer and barbecue grill.

3:02 p.m. — A caller on Northeast Covey Court, Hermiston, reported a male, about 6 feet, 3 inches tall and wearing jeans and a plaid shirt, claimed he worked with a home security company and insisted he come into her home to check on their panels. The caller said she did not not let him in, and she checked with the company, which claimed the person was not her employee. She also said the male drove a gray Lexus.

4:29 p.m. — An Irrigon man on Washington Lane reported vandalism at his property and irrigation sprinklers are missing.

5:23 p.m. — A 911 caller reported aggressive dogs on the loose on East Washington Street, Athena.

7:06 p.m. — The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office received a report from CenturyLink that something cut a fiber optic line in the Spray area. The company sent a tech to find the problem and advised some residents could have trouble calling 911.

8:29 p.m. — Pendleton police received a report of child abuse or neglect.


12:52 p.m. — Emergency services responded to an Irrigon residence for someone who may have overdosed on medication. An ambulance took the patient to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston.

5:24 a.m. — Milton-Freewater police took a report for broken windows on the 700 block of Plaza Way. The police at 4:30 p.m. also received a report about broken windows on the 400 block of North Elizabeth Street.

11:27 a.m. — Pendleton police received a report of child abuse or neglect.

1:12 p.m. — Pendleton police responded to a report of drug activity at Stillman Park, 413 S.E. Byers Ave., Pendleton.

1:42 p.m. — Callers reported the side of a house was on fire on Cheryl Avenue, Pendleton.


12:31 a.m. — Milton-Freewater police took a third complaint about broken windows, this time on the 100 block of Northwest Eighth Avenue.

8:42 a.m. — A property manager reported someone broke the gate and padlock on a site on Depot Lane and some cows may be missing.

12:12 p.m. — Medics and law enforcement responded to the Morrow County Fairgrounds, Heppner, for a 40-year-old woman who may have been injured after a horse threw her off.

12:24 p.m. — A resident of Vista Park Mobile Home Park, 1800 N.E. 10th St., Hermiston, told police the landlord is abusive.

12:35 p.m. — Pilot Rock police responded to a residence on Southwest 10th Street on a report of a domestic violence.



•Oregon State Police received a report of an armed robbery in Arlington. The suspects were on Highway 730 heading east, and the driver may have been impaired. A trooper at about 10:40 a.m. spotted a blue Honda Odyssey speeding east on 730 near Umatilla. The car matched the the description of the robbery suspects’ vehicle, and the trooper tried to catch it. The Honda’s driver sped up and passed another vehicle before pulling over. During the stop, the state police determined there was no armed robbery, but the driver, Alexander Aaron Pratt, 33, of Meridian, Idaho, appeared impaired. A sobriety test revealed more signs of impairment, according to state police, and Pratt admitted to taking prescription medicine. The trooper found medication and booked Pratt into the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton, for DUII. State police also contacted Pratt’s federal probation officer, who said he would place a detainer on Pratt.

•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Taryn Teresa Minthorn, 40, of Pendleton, for DUII and recklessly endangering another.


•An Oregon State Police trooper at about 12:15 a.m. stopped a bicyclist for an equipment violation on Highway 11 near milepost 31 in Milton-Freewater. According to state police, the cyclist, David Jesse Goertzen, 45, of Milton-Freewater, rode off to get away. The trooper, however, caught the riderr and booked him into the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton on multiple warrants and misdemeanor attempt to elude.

•Pendleton police arrested Larry Frank Monkus, 68, of Pendleton, for public indecency.


•Morrow County Sheriff’s Office arrested Javier Cruz Molina for DUII and later released him.

•Pendleton police arrested Eldon Marion Browning, 38, for DUII (alcohol).

•Pilot Rock police arrested Jack Lemuel Davidson Jr., 41, for misdemeanor domestic violence assault.

•Morrow County Sheriff’s Office arrested Eric Ramirez, 37, of Boardman, for felon in possession weapon and domestic violence strangulation and fourth-degree assault.

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