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For the record, July 15


JULY 15, 2014

Hospital Admissions

July 11 — None authorized.

July 12 — Dean P. Macnab, Wasco.

July 13 — None authorized.

July 14 — None authorized.

Hospital Dismissals

July 11 — Helen L. Cook, The Dalles.

July 12 — None authorized.

July 13 — None authorized.

July 14 — None authorized.

Editor’s note: Appearance in For the Record in connection with an alleged crime does not confer guilt. Under U.S. law, someone who is accused of a crime is considered innocent until proven guilty.


The Dalles Police

A two-vehicle non-injury accident occurred at 3:26 p.m. July 11.

A woman reported at 2:21 p.m. July 11 that she had hit a vehicle in a store parking lot. She left a note on the windshield of the victim’s vehicle but wanted to report the incident.

A woman reported at 9:23 a.m. July 12 that her vehicle had been struck while parked at the Cherry Heights Home.

A woman reported she was run off the road onto the sidewalk while downtown at 10:39 p.m. July 11 and two of her tires were flattened. An officer tracked down the suspect’s information and verified she had insurance.

Wasco County Sheriff

Zachary Christianson, age and hometown unknown, was cited for texting while driving and running off the road about 10:30 a.m. July 12. He sustained minor injuries but the vehicle pushed power lines into a tree that started smoldering and the electric company was notified.

July 14, 7:03 p.m. – Two vehicle, non-injury crash, West 2nd and Cherry Heights streets. Officer assisted with the exchange of information.

Oregon State Police

A vehicle attempting to make a left turn while southbound on Highway 97 was struck from behind. A citation was issued to Toby Tyler Johnson, 36, of Sacramento.


Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue

July 11, 4:30 p.m. — Firefighters arrived July 11 at a vacant lot in the 3200 block of Steel Road for a small grass fire believed to have originated from power lines arcing in nearby trees.

July 13, 4:31 p.m. – Dispatch alerted firefighters to a fire in Dallesport and, while enroute, Mid-Columbia was diverted to another blaze above Horse Thief Lake. The local agency assisted Wishram with the incident that was cleared about four hours later.

July 14, 1:37 p.m. – Personnel responded to the 1700 block of East 19th street on a report of a fire alarm. Nothing was showing upon arrival. Contact was made with maintenance staff who advised there was no fire or smoke from the kitchen where the alarm was activated. Contact was made with kitchen staff who advised no food was even cooking when the alarm went off. No problem was found.

July 14, 6:15 p.m. – Personnel responded to Highway 14 near milepost 79 on a mutual aid request to assist with a grass fire. Firefighters were assigned to an area of the fire to knock down and assist with mop up.

Police reports

The Dalles Police

An anonymous female reported about 10 a.m. July 11 that a neighbor was playing his music again and it was giving her a headache. Officers could hear the music from a couple of houses away and spoke to the man, who said it was not aware of any complaints and agreed to turn it down.

A man waiting for a bus at 1st and Laughlin at 10:30 p.m. July 11 requested extra patrols because he was afraid to be there by himself.

Brandy Clare, 40, and Monette Fleming, 42, both of Goldendale, were arrested for allegedly shoplifting at a Sixth Street store 11:09 a.m. July 11. They were transported to NORCOR.

Officers were asked to perform a welfare check at a Dry Hollow Road home shortly after 3 p.m. July 11. The occupant’s 18-month-old child had been found walking the street. A man answered the door and said he had been working nights and sleeping because he thought the child was down for a nap. He was advised to secure the residence.

A woman reported telephonic harassment at 6:45 p.m. July 11 by subjects she had filed charges against in a criminal case.

Police were asked about 7 p.m. July 11 to speak to a woman’s neighbor because he hit her with the cord of a weed-eater, made obscene comments and had been trying to intimidate her family members. The harassment had been ongoing and the woman said she was looking into a no-contact order.

A man reported shortly after 8 p.m. July 11 that his girlfriend had beat him up after he did an internet search about leaving an abusive spouse. After the woman broke his phone and computer, the man decided to leave the residence and contact an attorney. The incident is under investigation.

After being treated and discharged from Mid-Columbia Medical Center about 8 a.m. July 11, a female patient refused to leave. Officers were called to the scene and helped the woman call a taxi for a ride home.

Possible gunshots were reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. July 11 in an undisclosed location. Officers contacted subjects who were setting off bottle rockets and they were warned to stop.

Officers arrested John Frizzell, 51, of The Dalles for returning to a store about 9 p.m. July 11 that he had been trespassed from earlier in the day and many times in the past.

A woman was warned by police about 2 a.m. July 12 to quit yelling and screaming in a downtown alley. She appeared to be intoxicated and left after being contacted by officers.

Tiffany Barajas, 20, of The Dalles for a probation violation about 4:18 a.m. July 12 outside a restaurant at the eastern edge of town.

The neighbor of property owners holding a garage sale reported having her vehicle blocked in at 9:24 a.m. July 12.

The brother of a woman living in an apartment along 12th Street reported at 10:19 a.m. July 12 that she used drugs and he was worried about her children. Everything appeared fine when officers arrived and the woman told them that family issues had led to the report.

Juveniles jumping into traffic along Second Street led a motorist to call police about 1:40 July 12. The adults at a car wash said they would make sure it didn’t happen again.

Officer arrived at a The Dalles home shortly before 2 p.m. July 12 on a report that a female was out of control and had assaulted people and tried to hang herself twice. The family told officers she had developmental disabilities and was coming down off methamphetamine and heroin. Her mother agreed to take her to Mid-Columbia Medical Center to get her calmed down.

Stephen Geroge Hyrniak, Sr., 53, was arrested at a Pomona Street residence about 3:20 July 12 on a warrant from Klickitat County.

Angry over being called a welfare recipient and exposed to nuclear waste in her drinking water, a woman called dispatch and began yelling about 7:25 p.m. July 12. She said people seen on TV were trying to follow her.

Klickitat County authorities reported at 8:08 p.m. July 12 that juveniles causing problems on the Washington side of the river might be headed to Oregon. An officer went to the marina but could not find the suspects’ boat.

Officers made contact shortly after 9 a.m. July 12 with a male subject who was sleeping in a vehicle blocking a driveway. He was intoxicated and allowed officers to move the vehicle to a legal parking spot before contacting friends about overnight accommodation.

Six or seven men were reported to be in a heated conversation outside a Second Street motel and possibly gearing up for a fight at 2:08 a.m. July 13. They were separated and warned about the possibility of arrest for disorderly conduct.

Police were dispatched to a motel at the east edge of town at 5:43 a.m. July 13 for a report of criminal mischief to a truck. A vehicle was also reportedly cutting cookies in the parking lot and the driver harassing people. The incident was turned over to Inter-Tribal Fisheries and Oregon State Patrol after potentially stolen sturgeon and salmon were found in a cooler at the scene. Vladimir Lebedinski, 34, of Spokane, was arrested at the scene.

A downtown food mart reported at 10:35 a.m. on July 13 that a male suspect had stolen something off a grocery store shelf. He was located at another location and admitted to being in the store but denied taking anything. Nothing was found during a search of his pockets and bag.

Jeana Marie Green, 41, of The Dalles was arrested for reportedly jumping on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and caving the roof in.

An anonymous caller reported at 7:21 p.m. July 12 that underage children were smoking and drinking beer at the skatepark.

Police were called to Washington Street apartments on a report about 8:47 p.m. July 13 that an intoxicated man was running around outside in his boxer shorts.

A man reported at 9 p.m. July 13 that his underage daughter had violated her probation by leaving home despite a curfew and had stolen clothing from a friend. A description of the girl was released to law enforcement agencies.

Officers were alerted at 9:30 p.m. on July 13 that Jerry Allison Stotonic, 33, of The Dalles was drunk and wearing only boxers and shorts when he allegedly jumped out of a friend’s car near the high school. The reporting party thought he might need medical attention. He was located and arrested for disorderly conduct.

Surveillance video at a Sixth Street retail outlet is being reviewed to determine if a man walked out without paying for a baby monitor about 9:25 p.m. July 13.

Ethan John Williams Stephens, 22, a transient, was arrested following a traffic stop shortly after 11 p.m. July 13 on Seventh Street for an outstanding warrant.

A third-degree theft report was taken Monday morning at the police station after a victim reported he had some paid items stolen from his shopping cart last week in the 1200 block of West 6th Street.

A theft report was taken Monday afternoon from the 400 block of Mt. Hood Street after an employee reported a male suspect came into the store and returned items he purchased and in returned received the credit on a gift card. Investigation discovered the suspect did not enter the store with merchandise and grabbed the items he claimed to return from inside the store. The incident is under investigation.

A violation of a restraining order report was taken Monday afternoon from a location undisclosed by the department after a victim reported a male suspect has called her multiple times through the day violating the restraining order. The incident is under investigation.

A criminal trespass report was taken Monday afternoon from a location undisclosed by the department after a victim reported a male suspect was in his home after previously being trespassed from the property. The incident is under investigation.

Casey Michael George, 32, 510 East 14th St. Unit A, was arrested Monday evening in his home on a circuit court warrant for third-degree assault, harassment, and first-degree criminal mistreatment.

Shonn David Watson, 43, 847 Richland Ct., was arrested Monday evening during a traffic stop at West 7th and Snipes streets and is accused of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, felon in possession of a restricted weapon, unlawful delivery of methamphetamine and supplying contraband.

Troy Edward Burchfield, 45, no listed address, was arrested early Tuesday morning at West 7th and Garrison streets and is accused of unlawful possession of methamphetamines.

Wasco County

A man angered by an altercation with fellow workers at an orchard followed them back into town and tried to pick a fight about 11 a.m. July 11. Deputies advised the reporting party to call the boss and alert him to the problem and to call 9-1-1 if the man showed up at their residence. The man was subsequently fired and trespassed from the orchard.

Deputies were alerted to a vehicle being driven erratically on Highway 197 about 6:43 p.m. July 11. The suspect vehicle had reportedly parked near a residence in Dufur but was unable to be located.

Another motorist reported at 7:33 p.m. July 11 that a pickup had sped passed him in a unsafe manner. The vehicle was unable to be located on the roadway but authorities believed it might have been driven by a suicidal subject who had requested a welfare check on his family.

A man reported that his parents had come by his residence with pizza about 1:28 July 13 but he has a restraining order against his father and wants his mother to stay away also. The parents own the property where the man is staying.

A woman advised deputies at 1:47 p.m. July 12 that her son was angling on the Deschutes River and she needed him contacted because his sister was in the hospital and expected to die soon. The camp host and park ranger where the man was staying were asked to be on the lookout.

A man was bitten by a dog on Sevenmile Road about 3:30 p.m. July 12. The owner was tracked down and said he would put the dog back on its chain and was sorry for any problems.

Chris Matney, 33, homeless, was arrested for probation violations about 3:30 p.m. July 12.

A woman told deputies about 8 p.m. July 12 that her underage daughters had been offered alcohol by a male at Pine Hollow Lake. He was counselled about offering alcohol to minors and said he did not realize that the girls were only 15.

A large group of intoxicated campers were in the overflow area of Clear Creek Campground about 9:46 p.m. July 12. Although they had a special permit from a ski school to be there, they were running through other campsites and screaming. U.S. Forest Service officials had made contact with these individuals earlier due to the same behavior. They were warned to quiet things down and not bother other campers.

A deputy encountered two subjects on the highway about 2 miles south of Maupin shortly before midnight July 12. The woman seemed suicidal and her male partner said she had taken mushrooms earlier that evening. He said they would return home.

An orchard owner requested extra patrols the evening of July 13 as she had heard that her fruit trees were going to be stripped. No activity was seen.

A dog without a collar that deputies believe might have jumped out of a moving vehicle was found along Highway 197 about 4 p.m. July 13 and taken to an animal shelter in The Dalles.

Also taken to the shelter by the owner was a Rotweiler-Huskey mix dog that attacked a neighbor’s small dog at 8:30 p.m. July 13 in an undisclosed location.

An unknown person stole a barbecue and propane tank from a rural property while the owners were gone for the weekend. The theft was reported at 9:57 p.m. July 13.

An assault report was taken Monday morning from the juvenile detention facility after two male juveniles got into into a fight. The incident is under investigation.

A theft report was taken Monday afternoon from a location undisclosed by the department after a victim reported she had some items missing from her home.

Deputy responded to a location undisclosed by the department after a victim reported his ex-wife came into his home to grab her things and assaulted a friend at the residence. The female suspect was cited and released for harassment.

Oregon State Police

A trooper observed a marijuana pipe in plain view in a vehicle about 3:37 p.m. July 11. The owner was cited for possession of less than one ounce of the drug.

Armando Martinez, 51, of The Dalles was pulled over on Highway 197 about 7:34 p.m. July 11 for driving on the rim of his left front tire, which was missing. He was arrested after allegedly failing sobriety tests and also cited for reckless driving. His vehicle was towed.

Kristine Marie Christner, 33, of Spokane, was arrested at 1:28 p.m. July 14 following a traffic stop on Interstate 84. She was wanted for failure to appear in a DUII case in Clatsop County.

Trooper responded to the regional jail Monday morning after being alerted an inmate was in violation of his sex offender status. The inmate was interviewed and is accused of failure to register as a sex offender.

A male driver was cited and released for driving while suspended during a traffic stop Monday evening on Interstate 84 eastbound, milepost 95.

Gilliam County

Bonnie Kathleen Murphy, 28, Portland, was arrested Monday evening during a traffic stop on Interstate 84 eastbound, milepost 136 and is accused of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, first-degree criminal possession of forgery instruments, altering a vehicle registration, and possession of a controlled substance.

Regional Jail

Marvin John Krause, 61, of The Dalles was arrested July 11 for second-degree criminal trespass.

John Richard West, 47, of St. Louis, Mo., was remanded into the authority of Wasco County July 11 for a warrant related to his failure to appear in a local DUII case.

Wesley Lee Martens, 29, of The Dalles, was arrested July 14 for unlawful possession of meth, third-degree escape, third-degree theft and trespassing.

Osmin Adeli Gomez Cardona, 26, of Prosser, Wash., was arrested following a July 13 traffic stop for failure to carry/present a driver’s license.

Rodney Allen Bridge, 29, of Battleground, Wash., was arrested following an I-84 traffic stop July 13 for failure to appear in a Clackamas County DUII case.

David Clark Hackett, 70, homeless, was arrested on Lincoln Street July 11 as a fugitive from Washington State.

Gretchen Kay Hines, 47, of Pendleton was arrested July 11 for driving with a suspended license.

Joseph Leonard Copeland, 56, of The Dalles turned himself in July 11 on assault charges.



Friday, July 11

Mega Millions – 9-13-30-35-69; Mega: 10; Multiplier: 5

Pick 4 – 1 p.m. 3-2-5-7; 4 p.m. 2-4-3-7; 7 p.m. 1-3-0-7; 10 p.m. 6-0-3-1

Lucky Lines –3-6-9-13-18-21-27-30

Saturday, July 12

Powerball – 2-3-7-23-51; PB: 26; Multiplier; 2

Megabucks – 22-27-33-35-38-47

Win for Life – 12-28-33-74

Pick 4 – 1 p.m. 0-5-6-4; 4 p.m. 1-3-8-1; 7 p.m. 9-8-4-1; 10 p.m. 1-1-7-0

Lucky Lines – 3-6-11-14-20-21-25-31

Sunday, July 13

Pick 4 – 1 p.m. 8-9-3-7; 4 p.m. 9-8-6-3; 7 p.m. 8-6-0-8; 10 p.m. 3-9-4-2

Lucky Lines –3-5-11-13-19-24-28-31

Monday, July 14

Megabucks – 6-11-15-32-41-43

Win for Life – 14-43-57-74

Pick 4 – 1 p.m. 1-1-3-0; 4 p.m. 0-0-7-2; 7 p.m. 9-6-2-9; 10 p.m. 1-8-8-1

Lucky Lines – 3-6-11-13-17-23-27-31


Friday, July 11

Match 4 – 10-11-21-24

Daily Game – 4-2-5

Saturday, July 12

Lotto – 4-21-22-29-46-47

Hit 5 – 2-10-21-23-26

Match 4 – 3-19-20-23

Daily Game – 5-8-1

Sunday, July 13

Match 4 – 6-7-19-23

Daily Game – 0-8-4

Monday, July 14

Lotto – 6-10-24-26-31-34

Hit 5 – 12-14-26-31-37

Match 4 – 9-16-22-24

Daily Game – 5-9-7


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