•Umatilla County sheriff’s deputies responded at 6:21 a.m. to Thorny Grove Lane in Hermiston to investigate the theft of a Browning 7mm Magnum rifle and Leupold 3x9x40 spotting scope from a vehicle and a travel trailer.

•The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office also investigated thefts of a tan vehicle from the vicinity of Canal and East Loop roads in Hermiston at 8:09 a.m. and a flatbed trailer from a remodeling site on North Loop Road in Stanfield at 8:53 a.m.; and at 9:21 a.m. a resident on East Spearman Road in Hermiston reported his vehicle was entered and keys, a bottle of Kahlua, a fire extinguisher and a box of miscellaneous small items taken.

•The Athena Police Department received a call at 6:33 p.m. from a student at Weston-McEwen High School in Athena who reported his iPod stolen from the school’s locker room. He requested contact from an officer.

•Umatilla County sheriff’s deputies took a fraud report at 10:30 a.m. from a resident of Johnston Lane in Hermiston who reported his debit card number was being used in multiple places in California. Another fraud call came in at 4:40 p.m. from a resident of South Townsend Road in Hermiston who received a “scam” email saying her “life has been paid for” and if she pays the person contacting her $9,000 he will not kill her. She requested deputy contact.


•The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office received a call for assistance from the Hermiston Police Department at 12:57 a.m. after a resident in the 1200 block of Southwest 11th Street reported a burglary in which a $250 portable PlayStation was stolen. Hermiston police followed the suspect vehicle to the city limits, and requested the sheriff’s office take up the investigation, as the suspect was allegedly heading for Ione. Sheriff’s deputies were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.

•A Boardman resident called the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office at 6:56 a.m. to report a Dodge diesel pickup had driven through her yard and took out a bush. The pickup’s driver was cited for failure to perform duties of a driver-property damage.

•Hermiston police received a call at 7:28 a.m. from a woman whose car stereo was stolen from her vehicle on East Browning Avenue. The Pioneer stereo was valued at $400. Another resident of East Browning Avenue reported his stereo and speakers, valued at $1,000, stolen from his vehicle at 4:22 p.m.

•The Athena Police Department took a theft report after a call at 8:01 a.m. from a resident of East Current Street who reported a container utility trailer was stolen sometime during the previous night. The trailer is a 1999 cargo sport Pace American 22-foot tandem axle with a drop door on the back and a door on the side.

•The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen 2006 Polaris Ranger 700D 4-wheeler from the vicinity of East Airport Road in Hermiston at 8:17 a.m.



•Jimmy B. Humbert, 25, address not provided, was served with felony and misdemeanor failure to appear warrants at the Umatilla County Jail. He is being held on $45,000 bail.


•Patrick John Bell, 47, address not provided, was arrested by the Stanfield Police Department on two felony failure to appear warrants. He is being held at the Umatilla County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bail.

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