•Pendleton police received a report at 8:05 a.m. from a woman who said her purse was stolen out of her car while parked in the first block of Southeast Isaac Avenue, sometime between 6 and 9 p.m. the previous night. She requested contact from an officer at her workplace.

•An employee of The Short Stop, 2012 N.W. Carden Ave., called Pendleton police at 10:02 a.m. to report two male Pendleton High School students snorting a white powder off the picnic table outside the store. The caller had the plastic bag that contained the powder, and requested an office contact him at the store.

•A Pendleton officer contacted two people in the Walmart parking lot, 2203 S.W. Court Ave., at 1:08 p.m. after a report of a verbal disagreement. When contacted by the officer, a 54-year-old man left yelling profanities at the woman and began yelling profanities at the officer. He was taken into custody for second-degree disorderly conduct; during the arrest it was found the man was in possession of an illegal substance, possibly methamphetamine, which was sent to the Pendleton Crime Lab for testing.

•A resident of the 600 block of Juniper Drive, Pendleton, called the Pendleton Police Department at 3:40 p.m. to report the car he had rented from My Own Auto Sales on Dec. 9 had been driven by an unknown person, who hit a deer with it. A report was taken for information purposes.

•A resident of Rodeo City Inn, 74147 Barnhart Road, Pendleton, called the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office at 4:09 p.m. to complain that an unknown person had entered her room and threw feces all over the clothing in the room while she and a roommate were out.


•David Scott Lester, 23, address not provided, was caught stealing from the Pendleton Walmart and arrested after a brief foot pursuit. He was lodged at the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton, on charges of third-degree theft, interfering with a peace officer and possession of heroin.

•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Sarah Jo Sheoships, 25, address not provided, on a charge of robbery. She is being held at the Umatilla County Jail on $50,000 bond.

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