7:50 a.m. — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a report of domestic violence at a home on North Golda Road, Hermiston.

8:00 a.m. — A Hermiston man told police he is divorcing his wife and has a court order stating she was to be out of the house at midnight. He asked for an officer to remove her from the home.

9:09 a.m. — A resident on Griggs Road, Milton-Freewater, reported a prowler, but the person was gone before Umatilla County sheriff’s deputies arrived.

9:26 p.m. — Hermiston police responded to a burglary on the 400 block of Southwest 11th Street.

10:19 a.m. — An Irrigon resident reported she sold items, and the buyer stopped payment on the check, claiming the check was from the wrong account. The buyer wrote a second check and stopped payment on that. The caller said the buyer owes her $3,000. The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

11:40 a.m. — The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office also opened an investigation into a possible assault after a caller reported her sister is in the hospital after a suspect attacked and beat her.

12:23 a.m. — A Hermiston resident told police he lost $1,800 in a scam.

1:46 p.m. — Hermiston police received a report of possible child abuse.

2:23 p.m. — A caller on at Thielsen Street, Echo, reported seeing a cougar walking along the canal bank headed south.

4:21 p.m. — A caller reported three people broke into a residence on the 100 block of East Highland Avenue and damaged property. Hermiston police took a report.

3:43 p.m. — A Umatilla resident on Blue Jay Street told police the neighbor’s dog was barking since 3:15 p.m.

3:43 p.m. — A caller reported the theft of a walk-behind string trimmer from the 1000 block of Sykes Boulevard, Milton-Freewater.

4:25 p.m. — Someone broke the locks on a house for sale on Northwest Washington Avenue, Irrigon, and took the lock box.

4:29 p.m. — A caller reported a man and woman in a physical confrontation by the playground on West Sunland Avenue, Hermiston.

4:52 p.m. — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office responded to Sunquist and Winesap roads, in Milton-Freewater, after a caller reported a woman there was trying to net baby owls out of the embankment. Deputies did not find the woman.

5:05 p.m. — A Milton-Freewater man on the 1300 block of Chestnut Street reported the theft of his mail around Dec. 31.

5:51 p.m. — Hermiston police received a second report of possible child abuse.

6:26 p.m. — A Pendleton resident on Southwest Elder Avenue complained about nearby dogs barking for the past 30 minutes.

8:03 p.m. — A Heppner resident asked the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office to send a deputy to help get her cat down from a tree.

8:41 p.m. — A resident on Southeast Thomas Avenue, Irrigon, reported a burglary at his home. The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office responded, took a report and set up extra patrols.


•Pendleton police arrested Tyus James Wright, 22, of Pendleton, for first-degree theft at the Pendleton Walmart, 2203 S.W. Court Ave.

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