4:39 a.m. — Pendleton police received a report of a possible burglary at the Pendleton School District administration offices, 107 N.W. 10th St., Pendleton.

8:29 a.m. — Pendleton police issued a citation at Sunridge Middle School, 700 S.W. Runnion Ave., for minor in possession of alcohol or tobacco.

9:42 a.m. — A Pendleton resident on Northwest Sixth Street reported possible drugs in his mailbox.

10:14 a.m. — Milton-Freewater police received a report of broken glass panels at the bus shelter on the 300 block of North Columbia Street.

1:03 p.m. — A Heppner resident on Water Street reported two males appeared to be staking out his home so they could steal firewood. The caller also said the pair could be trying to steal from another home where the owner recently died.

2:02 p.m. — The Chihuahua and the Doberman pinscher got out again on West Seventh Street, Irrigon, and messed with the neighbor’s animals.

3 p.m. — Oregon State Police responded to Stewart Creek Road, Pilot Rock, for a dead white-tailed buck deer along the creek. A trooper determined someone shot the buck and left it to waste.

3:23 p.m. — An employee of Base of the Blues, 1004 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater, reported the theft of money from the cash register.

3:40 p.m. — The ambulance from Boardman responded to the Love’s Travel Shop and Country Store, Boardman, for a man whose pacemaker shocked him twice. Two paramedics from Portland worked on the man until the ambulance took him to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston.

3:42 p.m. — Hermiston police took a report for graffiti on West Pine Avenue.


10:08 a.m. — A caller on Balm Fork Road, Heppner, reported two dogs near the recreational vehicle park attacked and killed a deer.

4:20 p.m. — A hunter near Pilot Rock shot and killed a cow elk, but the 18-year-old woman also shot and killed a separate cow elk. Oregon State Police reported she did not realize she shot two elk until the second ran off. The hunting guide reported what occurred. State game officials told him to make sure the second elk was dead so the meat could be salvaged. A trooper took the second elk and warned the hunter for exceeding the bag limit.


12:22 a.m. — Oregon State Police responded to the eastbound side of Interstate 84 near milepost 181 for a semi-versus-pickup crash. The OSP trooper determined the semi was following too close and struck the back of the pickup. The semi-driver, Mikhail A. Sokolov, 39, of Vancouver, Washington, received a citation for following too closely, while the two occupants of the pickup took an ambulance ride to Good Shepherd Medical Center after they complained of pain.

10:05 p.m. — A caller on Northeast Elm Street, Pilot Rock, reported domestic violence.

11:03 p.m. — Umatilla residents on Polk Avenue reported a 19-year-old female was out of control.

12:02 p.m. — The Heppner Fire Department responded to the St. Patrick’s Senior Center, Heppner, for people stuck in an elevator since 7:45 a.m.

5:32 p.m. — Pendleton police received a report of a vehicle theft at Motel 6, 325 S.E. Nye Ave.

9:40 p.m. — Pendleton police took a report for child abuse or neglect.



The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jaden Wayne Orr, 22, of Hermiston, for domestic violence strangulation, assault and menacing, third-degree robbery and possession of a federally controlled substance.


Milton-Freewater police arrested Crystal D. Williamson Burke, 37, of Milton-Freewater, for second-degree theft and first-degree criminal mischief.


The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shannon Everett Hensley, 44, of Hermiston, for first-degree criminal mistreatment, domestic violence strangulation and domestic violence assault.

Pendleton police arrested Lonnie Allan Pifher, 38, of Umatilla, for first-degree theft and on a warrant for failure to appear on another charge of first-degree theft. In that case, according to Umatilla County Circuit Court records, the state accused Pifher of stealing $5,000 or more from Amanda’s Bar and Grill, Umatilla, in December of 2015, but Pifher skipped his arraignment.


Pendleton police arrested Ryan James Muth, 28, of Kennewick, for first-degree burglary, driving while suspended/revoked, resisting arrest, contempt of court and on a warrant for failure to appear.

Pendleton police arrested Jason Allen Leis, 34, of Pendleton, for felony probation violation, assault of a public safety officer and resisting arrest.

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