MONDAY

•A caller at 8:22 a.m. reported a break-in and theft of several items from his shop on the 32600 block of West Spearman Road, Hermiston.

•A man at 9:28 a.m. reported the theft of a torch and tanks from a meat freezer on the 76700 block of McNab Lane, Ione.

•A pair of Milton-Freewater callers at about 10:30 a.m. reported thefts from mailboxes on the 800 block of Evans Street and the 100 block of South Main.

•Thieves stole two four-wheelers and a chainsaw from the 600 block of West Gettman Road, Hermiston, the property owner reported at 11:35 a.m.

•A caller 1:22 p.m. reported the theft of a stereo, amplifier and subwoofer from his vehicle during the weekend on Southwest Shane Court, Hermiston.

•A Milton-Freewater area woman at 1:36 p.m. reported the theft of $275 at her residence on the 53100 block of Stateline Road. She said she may know who took the cash from her purse.

•A car salesman at 3:57 p.m. reported a man stole the silver-gray Honda CR-V he was test driving from Tom Denchel Ford Country, 555 S. Highway 395, Hermiston.

ARRESTS, CITATIONS

Monday

•Pendleton police arrested Joseph Avery Totten, 22, no address provided, for possession of methamphetamine.

•Pendleton police arrested a pair of shoplifters after one threatened to shoot a security employee at Wal-Mart, according to police information.

Ben Rhode, the head of theft prevention at the Pendleton store, 2203 S.W. Court Ave., told police at 4:21 p.m. he had a suspected shoplifter who threatened to shoot him and then ran from the store. Police caught the man in a vehicle on Southgate at the entrance to Interstate 84 near milepost 209. Police arrested George W. Picard, 56, no address provided, for menacing and second-degree robbery and theft. Police also arrested a woman on the strength of probable cause for conspiracy to commit second-degree theft.

•Hermiston police arrested Jason Jon Miller, 40, of Umatilla, for domestic violence.

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