•A caller at 9:04 a.m. asked the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office who was responsible for the dead cow at Sagebrush and Bensel roads, Hermiston. The carcass had been there about two weeks, the caller said.

•A grandfather at 11:17 a.m. reported his camera in his garage on Winesap Road outside Milton-Freewater captured footage of his granddaughter’s husband trespassing at night.

•The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office at 1:15 p.m. received a report of someone taking cows from the residence of a Hermiston-area man and transporting them to another city where one cow died.

•A Pendleton man at 3:30 reported a friend who was intoxicated the night before drove into his car twice.

•A man at 3:56 p.m. told Boardman police a black pit bull dog tried to attack his son in their yard at Wilson Road Mobile Home Park, 600 S.W. Wilson Lane. An officer responded but was not able to find the caller.

•A Milton-Freewater caller at 5:59 p.m. on Stephens Road reported someone went through her glove box and console and took keys to her residence and the vehicle. Then a caller at 4:46 p.m. from nearby County Road reported someone a couple of nights ago broke out a window on the pickup.

•An Irrigon man got quite the surprise — a cougar in the front yard.

He told law enforcement at 6:49 p.m. he took out the garbage on West Eighth Road and saw the big cat sitting about 3 feet away. They made eye contact. The cougar flattened its ears, and the man booked it inside to safety.

•Boardman police at 8:42 p.m. received a second call about a dog attack. This time a caller said a large dog was attacking him and his son in their car at Maple Crest Apartments, 700 Wilson Lane, Boardman, a block from the first report of a dog attack.

•A man at 11:32 p.m. reported he rode to Stanfield with a female, who started getting very upset, stopped at the Pilot Travel Center on Highway 395 and told him to get out of the car. He did, he said, and she took off with his phone.

•A Hermiston-area man at 11:50 p.m. reported his girlfriend was the victim of an assault at the hands of his roommate. The caller said the roommate yanked her from a car by her hair at another party, and he wanted the roommate and people with him off the property on Glemm Road. Dispatch told him this was a civil issue, but he said he wanted to speak to an officer about the assault.


•A woman at 4:14 p.m. at Country Club Manor, 605 Umatilla Ave., Umatilla, told police a dog charged from one apartment toward her and her dog, and the owner of the other dog came out and kicked the dog. The caller told law enforcement she did not want the other dog loose.


•Umatilla police at 3:58 p.m. received a report that a male shoved and hit a female and locked her out of their house.

•A caller at 10:49 a.m. reported two males had a rifle sticking out the passenger window of a Toyota pickup at Lower Dry Creek and Seven Hills roads, Milton-Freewater.

•A male at 4:46 p.m. asked to speak to a Umatilla County sheriff’s deputy after a woman the night before last pulled a knife on him at Glemm Road and Joy Lane, Hermiston. The caller said he and another male were helping a third male move when the woman came looking for his friend who she wanted off her property.



•A Pendleton’s man’s blood alcohol level was nearly three times the .08 percent legal limit following his arrest early Thursday on Highway 395 south of Pendleton.

Oregon State Police reported a white Dodge pickup was going more than 70 mph through the road’s 55 mph zone at about 1 a.m., then blew past 100 mph while swerving across three lanes of travel. State police and Umatilla County sheriff’s deputies pursued and stopped the pickup, and Britt Arthur Doughty of Pendleton showed signs he was impaired.

A trooper arrested Doughty for driving under the influence of intoxicants, and booked him into the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton. State police reported he gave a breath sample at the jail that revealed a blood alcohol level of .21 percent.

•Oregon State Police arrested Patrick Paul Sims, 31, of Pendleton, for duii.


•Oregon State Police arrested Dee Marie Ross, 35, of Pendleton, a probation violation and for possession and delivery of methamphetamine.

•Pendleton police arrested Esther L. Huesties, 39, of Pendleton, for duii, and later arrested Kyler J. Piel, 24, of Umatilla, for duii.


•A caller at 2:05 p.m. complained to Pendleton police about a driver parked on the wrong side of Northwest Despain Avenue. An officer cited that driver for parking the wrong way in a no parking area.

•A Pendleton woman facing arrest for driving impaired admitted to smoking marijuana.

An Oregon State Police trooper stopped a white Kia four-door for an equipment violation at 1:31 a.m. at Southgate Drive and Southwest Perkins Avenue, Pendleton, and noticed a strong odor of pot and booze coming from the car. The driver, Melissa Lorraine Smith, 28, of Pendleton, showed multiple signs of impairment, according to state police, and she told the trooper she smoked marijuana.

A breath test revealed she had a .13 percent blood alcohol level; the legal limit is .08 percent. State police also reported she had about one-and-half ounces of green marijuana in her possession, which is above the state’s limit of an ounce.

•Oregon State Police arrested Ira Lynn Nez, 24, of Pendleton, for duii (controlled substances). Nez told the trooper that stopped her for erratic driving that she used marijuana earlier in the night.

•Milton-Freewater police arrested Franklin Martin Morrison, 58, of 103 S.E. 17th Ave., Milton-Freewater, for first-degree attempted arson.

•Pendleton police arrested Kerry Lee Newson, 45, of Pendleton, for reckless driving, second-degree disorderly conduct, possession of methamphetamine and supplying contraband.


•Hermiston police arrested Kelly Lee Ramburg, 45, no address provided, on a Morrow County warrant (failure to appear in a misdemeanor harassment case) and for possession of methamphetamine.

•Pendleton police arrested Jamie L. Munoz, 35, of Pendleton, for duii and driving while suspended.

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