Reported from 8 a.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Wednesday

Arrests, Citations

Hermiston Police

Assault, strangulation: Hugo Adrian Espain Covarrubias, 19, 1074 W. Orchard Ave., Apt. A5, Hermiston.

Supplying contraband: Adam Ben Cooley, 28, 125 W. Cherry Ave., Hermiston.

Assault (domestic violence), burglary, interfering with making a report, criminal mischief: Rebekah Kate Workman, 21, 1024 W. Hermiston Ave., Hermiston.

Driving while under the influence of intoxicants (DUII): Cesar Pezina Rodriguez, 29, 8800 S.E. Causey Loop, Apt. A304, Clackamas.

Unlawful possession, restraining order violation: Jose Guadalupe Barragan Cortez, 42, 1965 N.W. Eucalyptus Drive, Hermiston.

Burglary, criminal mischief, menacing: Steven Ray Brown, 24, 320 E. Dogwood Ave., Apt. D, Hermiston.

Burglary, criminal mischief: Anthony Julian Lopez, 18, 320 E. Dogwood Ave., Apt. B, Hermiston.

Burglary, criminal mischief: Jason Lee Aitken, 28, 320 E. Dogwood Ave., Apt. D, Hermiston.

DUII: Tracy Maya Watson, 45, 1845 S. Highway 395, No. 46, Hermiston.

Burglaries, Thefts

Hermiston Police

From residence, 700-900 block West Highland Avenue. Taken: LG Voyager cell phone valued at $549.

From residence, 300 block Northwest 12th Street. Taken: Cell phone.

From Gotta Stop, 1580 W. Highland Ave. Taken: $50 fuel.

From Wal-Mart, 1350 N. First St. Taken: Purse.

From residence, 1300 block Southwest Sage Drive. Taken: Photos, CDs.

Umatilla Police

From residence, 600 Pomona Drive. Taken: 1995 Volkswagen Jetta.

From gas station, 1800 Sixth Street. Taken: Fuel.

From residence, 900 block Old River Road. Taken: Multiple items.

From residence, 900 block Eighth Street. Taken: Items not listed.

Umatilla County Sheriff

From vicinity 81600 Lind Road, Hermiston. Taken: Nintendo DS, three games, $50 in quarters.

From Space Age Fuel, 77522 Highway 207, Hermiston. Taken: Used fryer oil.

From vicinity 80200 Rayton Lane, Hermiston. Reported: Credit card fraud.


Hermiston Police

Keyed vehicle, 800 block Southwest Fourth Street.

Mailbox damaged, 800 block West Division Avenue.

Umatilla Police

Broken car window, 1300 block Sixth Street.

Dent in hood, 400 block Pendleton Avenue.

Truck and door open, first block John Day Street.

Broken car windows, 1500 Third Street.

Damage to garage door, first block Cliff Street.


An employee at Rocking D Residential Care, 32773 W. Walls Road, Hermiston, reported to the Umatilla County Sheriff Monday evening that a resident with a homemade knife was threatening other residents, causing one to have a seizure.

Fire, Ambulance Runs

Hermiston Fire

7:16 a.m. Tuesday - Car fire, vicinity Thielsen and Echo Cemetery Road, Echo.

1:10 p.m. Tuesday - Unknown fire, vicinity 30000 Baggett Lane.

6:42 p.m. Tuesday - House fire, first block Washington Street, Umatilla.

7:05 p.m. Tuesday - Check on fire, 1600 block West Sunland Avenue.

Hermiston Ambulance

3:06 p.m. Monday - Man slumped over steering wheel, vicinity Butter Creek Highway and Feedville Road.

9:07 p.m. Monday - Male passed out in planter, pale, 900 block West Hermiston Avenue.

12:01 p.m. Tuesday - Transport to Boardman from Good Shepherd Medical Center, 610 N.W. 11th St.

12:35 p.m. Tuesday - Chest pains, Urgent Health Care Center, 236 E. Newport Ave.

2:10 p.m. Tuesday - Transport to residence, Good Shepherd.

2:18 p.m. Tuesday - Three-month-old having difficulty breathing, vicinity 70000 South Ash Road, Stanfield.

8:29 p.m. Tuesday - Transport to Tri-Cities, Wash., from Good Shepherd.


4:29 p.m. Monday - Motor vehicle accident, vicinity Milepost 159, Interstate 84, eastbound.

7:08 p.m. Monday - Feeling faint, 300 block Marine Drive West.


4:28 p.m. Monday - Motor vehicle accident, vicinity milepost 159, Interstate 84, eastbound.

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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