Monday, Jan. 18

1:17 a.m. - A Stanfield resident reported he sold a couch on Craigslist to a man who overpaid him, then demanded the caller return the overpayment. The bank called it fraud and put a hold on the check. The caller requested a call from Stanfield police.

12:20 p.m. - A resident of Echols Road, Hermiston, reported the theft of a red 2012 Honda 420 quad bike.

1:02 p.m. - A resident of West Columbia Lane, Hermiston, requested burglary charges be filed against her daughter’s boyfriend, who broke into her house and stole her dog.

SUNDAY, Jan. 17

8:03 p.m. - A caller at Green Acres Mobile Home Park, 80542 Paterson Ferry Road, Irrigon, requested contact from a Morrow County sheriff’s deputy “within 60 seconds or he was going to beat someone up.”


1:54 p.m. - A caller at Lakeview Heights on Willow Creek Road near Heppner called the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office with concerns about someone who had talked about jumping off the Willow Creek Dam.

4:30 p.m. - Umatilla police received a report of a break-in of a building on Sixth Street.

7:24 p.m. - The Boardman ambulance transported an employee who had been shocked by an electrical cable at Oregon Potato, 650 N.E. Columbia Ave., Boardman.

FRIDAY, Jan. 15

3:18 a.m. - A woman called the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office to report someone broke into her car and stole her purse while parked at a residence at East Punkin Center and Glemm roads, Hermiston.

11:42 p.m. - Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a report of shots fired in the area of Cottonwood Bend and Westland roads, near the railroad tracks.

2:42 a.m. - A Heppner caller reported she saw someone in a vehicle at the end of her driveway on Little Butter Creek Road going through her mail. She pointed a flashlight down the driveway and the car took off.


11:37 a.m. - The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported four controlled burns at the following locations: the former Umatilla Army Depot; 27300 Buttercreek Road, Echo; Kik Road one block north of West Punkin Center Road, Hermiston; and three miles north of Highway 37 on Nelson Grade.

6:30 p.m. - A caller told Umatilla police a male and female were fighting, there were screams and a loud “thump” against the wall.


4:18 a.m. - A resident of Tri-Harbor Apartments, Umatilla, called 9-1-1 because someone tried to get into his apartment.

7:54 p.m. - A caller from Salem told the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office someone stole his horse trailer from a site on East Punkin Center Road, Hermiston.

TUESDAY, Jan. 12

7:22 a.m. - A Stanfield resident reported a 31-year-old man has been gone for several days. The caller said he left with others to pick up pallets and take them to Pendleton and was to be back Monday afternoon but has not been in touch since leaving, and his cellphone goes straight to voice mail.

9:57 a.m. - A Umatilla-area woman reported a male is staying in a silver and green Ford pickup on property next to hers for the last year. She asked law enforcement to check on him because he watches her niece and she is not sure he is allowed to be there. She also asked about extra patrols through the area.

7:04 p.m. - A caller in Echo reported people in a silver Dodge pickup were “spotlighting” along Snow Road and this has been going on for the past few months. The caller asked for law enforcement to talk to the spotlighters.


•Oregon State Police cited Omar M. Resendiz, 20, Boardman, for driving under the influence of controlled substances.

•Hermiston police arrested Justin James Sanders, 32, of Hermiston, for possession of methamphetamine and violating parole.

•Hermiston police arrested Brittany Ashton Abbott, 20, address not provided, on charges of possession of methamphetamine and third-degree theft.

•Hermiston police also arrested Robert Miguel Aguilera, 32, address not provided, for felon in possession of a weapon and on a Washington state fugitive warrant.

•A Kennewick police officer called Umatilla police and reported Leon Glenn Wagoner, 50, sold 800 pounds of copper wire to Pacific Recycling, Kennewick, and was heading back to Oregon. Wagoner was wanted on a warrant and is a possible suspect in thefts in Umatilla County. Umatilla police caught Wagoner at about 2 p.m. at Interstate 82 and Highway 207 and booked him into the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton.

•Oregon State Police arrested Keith Thomas Hanson, 53, of Heppner, for driving under the influence of intoxicants.

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