Arrests, Citations

Hermiston Police

Violating restraining order: Jose Guadalupe Barraga Cortez, 42, 1965 N.W. Eucalyptus Drive, Hermiston

Possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana: Royce Wendell Moss, 44, 37 E. Dogwood Ave., Hermiston.

Theft III: Jillian Marguerite Moore, 22, 33056 Baxter Road, Hermiston.

Unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle: Lawrence Morris, 28, 1115 W. Spruce St., Hermiston.

Possession of forged instrument, driving while under the influence of intoxicants, false information, minor in possession, no operator's license, failure to obey traffic control device: Adam Astorga Avila, 19, 360 S.W. Ninth St., No. 7, Hermiston.

Menacing, harassment, Criminal Trespass II: Joseph Stephen Merritt, 44, 225 Lena St., Stanfield.

Theft II, Criminal Trespass II: Cecil Edward Howard, 49, 143 W. Beech Ave., Hermiston.

Theft II, Criminal Trespass II: Linda Doreen Burgess, 40, 143 W. Beech Ave., Hermiston.

Unlawful manufacture of marijuana, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, false information: Hector Elias Guerra, 24, 330 N.W. 12th St., Apt. B, Hermiston.

Criminal Trespass II: Adam Ben Cooley, 28, 925 W. Cherry Ave., Hermiston.

Restraining order violation: juvenile, age and address not listed.

Restraining order violation, Burglary I, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, driving while suspended, attempt to elude: Raymond Elsworth Dungan, 31, 240 S.E. Third St., No. 8, Hermiston.

OSP, Hermiston

Driving while under the influence of intoxicants (DUII): Richard David Taylor, 24, 1105 S. First St., Hermiston.

Unlawful possession of methamphetamine: Darren Ned Humbert, 49, 32564 E. Loop Road, Hermiston.

Burglaries, Thefts

Hermiston Police

From Safeway, 990 S. Highway 395. Taken: purse

From Wal-Mart, 1350 N. First St. Taken: wallet, $800.

From vehicle, 600 block West Standard Avenue. Taken: 50 feet copper wire and welding equipment.

From vehicle, Tom Denchel Ford Co., 555 S. Highway 395. Taken: stereo.

From Wal-Mart, 1350 N. First St. Taken: coin purse with $420, credit cards and identification.

From vehicle, 1600 block Northeast Second Place. Taken: stereo.

From patio, 500 block Northeast Aspen Drive. Taken: $40 bicycle.

From residence, 600 block Southeast Sixth. Taken: motor vehicle.

From Gotta Stop, 1580 W. Highland Ave. Taken: beer.

From residence, 700 block Chinook Court, Umatilla. Taken: motor vehicle.

Umatilla Police

From vehicles at 100 block Kiwi Court. Taken: gasoline.

From Xcess Bar and Lounge, 1228 Sixth St. Taken: purse.


Hermiston Police

Graffiti, 11th Street Market, 425 N.W. 11th St.

Burnt toilet paper on restroom wall, Northside Park, 80 W. Beech Ave.

Graffiti, vicinity Northwest Butte Drive and West Ridgeway Avenue.

Car windows broken, 300 block East Dogwood Avenue.

Car windows broken, 700 block North First Place.

Umatilla Police

Passenger window broken out, 1600 block Second Street.


Report received Friday afternoon of a beaver walking down the middle of the road in the vicinity of Oregon Trail and South Main Street. Officers were unable to find the animal.

The Morrow County Sheriff's Office was notified Sunday evening an emu was missing from the vicinity of 74700 Washington Lane in Irrigon, and that it was dangerous to strangers.

Fire, Ambulance

Hermiston Fire District

2:22 p.m. Wednesday - Unknown fire, vicinity Joy and Sunshine lanes.

2:52 p.m. Wednesday - Brush fire, vicinity Interstate 82, Milepost 194.

2:57 p.m. Wednesday - Brush fire, vicinity Interstate 84, Milepost 194.

10:01 p.m. Wednesday - Flare-up of brush fire, Interstate 84, Milepost 195.

7:09 a.m. Thursday - Illegal burn, 900 block East Main Street.

8:16 a.m. Thursday - Cardboard fire, Sanitary Disposal, 81144 N. Highway 395.

10:22 a.m. Thursday - Track fire, vicinity Interstates 82 and 84.

4:47 p.m. Friday - Natural cover fire, vicinity south of Interstate 82 and Highway 207 interchange.

10:27 p.m. Friday - Fire south of Interstate 84, Milepost 177.

10:02 a.m. Saturday - Grass fire, vicinity Cox Lane and Reed Road.

7:20 p.m. Saturday - Brush fire, vicinity East Theater Lane and Northeast 10th Street.

8:13 p.m. Sunday - Fire, vicinity West Division Avenue and Southwest Eighth Street.

8:16 p.m. Sunday - Natural cover fire, Union Pacific Railroad, 77870 Hermiston-Hinkle Road.

9:38 p.m. Sunday - Mutual aid, tanker, Bombing Range Road, Boardman.

9:57 p.m. Sunday - Pile of trees on fire, vicinity East Highland Avenue and East Townsend Road.

9:58 p.m. Sunday - Natural cover fire, 500 block E. Townsend Road.

11:42 p.m. Sunday - Grass fire, Doherty Lane and Minnehaha Road.

11:45 p.m. Sunday - Fire, Sanitary Disposal, 81144 N. Highway 395.

Hermiston Ambulance

7:41 a.m. Wednesday - Abdominal pain, vicinity Interstate 84, Milepost 4.

10:34 a.m. Wednesday - Transport to Kadlec Medical Center, Richland, Wash., from Good Shepherd Medical Center, 610 N.W. 11th St.

4:20 p.m. Wednesday - Vomiting, 500 block West Hartley Avenue.

7:29 p.m. Wednesday - Severe stomach pains, 800 block South Gerone Street, Echo.

8:11 p.m. Wednesday - Transport to Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, from Good Shepherd.

10:34 a.m. Thursday - Assistance, 1300 block West Sunland Avenue.

12:05 p.m. Thursday - Diabetic problem, 900 block West Orchard Avenue.

2:27 p.m. Thursday - Transport to Regency Hermiston, 970 W. Juniper Ave., from Good Shepherd.

11:56 a.m. Friday - Patient cold, clammy, disoriented, Hermiston Community Health Clinic, 595 N.W. 11th St.

12:13 p.m. Friday - Heart racing, vicinity 80000 Blue Bucket Lane.

2:02 p.m. Friday - 15-month-old having seizure, third block Alora Drive.

3:57 p.m. Friday - Elderly female won't wake up, breathing, 100 block East Punkin Center Road.

9:05 p.m. Friday - Elderly male non-responsive, breathing, 1300 block Southeast Eighth Place.

1:34 a.m. Saturday - Headache, 600 block Northeast North Street.

6:06 a.m. Saturday - Difficulty breathing, 1300 block Southwest Sage Drive.

7:15 a.m. Saturday - Male with liver cancer not feeling well, vicinity 80000 Rayton Lane.

12:57 p.m. Saturday - Flight crew transfer, Good Shepherd.

3:12 p.m. Saturday - Fall, assistance, 700 block West Hermiston Avenue.

4:17 p.m. Saturday - Fall, injury, Hermiston Terrace, 980 W. Highland Ave.

5:12 p.m. Saturday - Dehydration, 500 block West Hartley Avenue.

6:14 p.m. Saturday - Standby for races, USA Raceway, 81236 N. Highway 395.

12:08 a.m. Sunday - Seizure, 700 block West Ridgeway Avenue.

1:36 a.m. Sunday - Flight crew transfer, Good Shepherd.

6:59 a.m. Sunday - Transport, 700 block West Hermiston Avenue.

9:58 a.m. Sunday - Fall, unknown medical, Hermiston Terrace.

4:46 p.m. Sunday - Seizure, 600 block East Wilshire Avenue.

12 a.m. Sunday - Nearly out of oxygen, power out, needs assistance changing oxygen tank, vicinity 60000 Little Butter Creek Road.

Irrigon Ambulance

5:44 p.m. Saturday - Loss of consciousness, vicinity 74700 Northeast Washington Ave.

Irrigon Fire Department

9:58 p.m. Saturday - Bonfire, vicinity intersection of Nevada and West Fourth streets.

8:01 p.m. Sunday - Assist, vicinity Tower Road, south of Coal Fired Plant.

9:49 p.m. Sunday - Fire, vicinity Depot Lane and Wagon Wheel Loop.

8:54 p.m. Sunday - Fire, vicinity 75100 Columbia Lane.

11:11 p.m. - Fire, vicinity 75100 Depot Lane.


11:05 p.m. Friday - Dehydration, vomiting, diarrhea, 100 block South Main Street.

11:15 a.m. Saturday - Vomiting, 300 block Anderson Road.

2:45 p.m. Saturday - Heat exhaustion, 300 block Marine Drive West.

BOARDMAN Fire Department

7:03 p.m. Sunday - Fire, vicinity Tower Road, south of Coal Fired Plant.

7:31 p.m. Sunday - Fire, vicinity Bombing Range.

11:08 p.m. Sunday - Fire alarm, vicinity 7700 Tower Road.

Arrests and offenses The Hermiston Herald reports are taken from the logs of area police agencies. The Herald generally reports only crimes classified as felonies, but may also report misdemeanors when a rash of one kind of crime occurs; when a public official or prominent individual is involved; when an incident has an unusual aspect; and some traffic-related offenses. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of all arrests reported here.

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