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Hermiston Police News: Bad Act Leads to Bites

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On the 7th of August 2015, at approximately 4:20 PM, Zachary T. Knaus 26 years of age of 1115 E Gladys Ave, Hermiston, was placed under arrest for Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle and Theft in the Second Degree. Mr. Knaus is alleged to have unlawfully entered an unlocked vehicle in the 800 block of W. Ridgeway Ave and stole $105 in cash out of a wallet.

Hermiston Police News: BENT Drug Bust Leads to Arrest

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On the 30th of July 2015 at approximately 5:30 AM, members of the Oregon State Police SWAT team executed a search warrant on behalf of the Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team (BENT) at 563 E Hurlburt Ave in Hermiston.

Though not present at the time of the warrant being served, the occupant of the residence, Jose Edgar Salvador Cervantes 31 years of age of that address, was located around 9AM on a traffic stop.

Hermiston Police News: Crime Spree Stopped

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On the 14th of May 2015 at approximately 7:45 AM, Cody Stackhouse, 26 years of age with a last known address of 510 Diane Court, Hermiston, was taken into custody after committing several crimes.

Hermiston Police News: Old Scam, A Few New Details

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In December of last year, Hermiston Police Chief Edmiston released information regarding a phone scam involving perpetrators claiming to be affiliated with “Publishing Clearinghouse”.  The goal of the scam was and is to convince the person contacted that they are a winner of a large amount of money (ex.

Hermiston Police News: HPD Investigates Shooting - UPDATED

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Though it not much information, this should serve as the update I had mentioned previously.

Of the people we know were involved in this incident:

Hermiston Police News: Drug Task Force Invaluable Resource

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Members of the Blue Mountain Narcotics Enforcement Team (BENT) executed a search warrant today
around noon at 1030 W. Madrona Ave in Hermiston. The search warrant came as a result of complaints
received about suspicious activity at the residence.

Those arrested were:

Hermiston Police News: Chronic Offender Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail

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Over the weekend, Hermiston Police officers took a report of a residence being burglarized and a vehicle stolen from the 700 block of W. Highland Ave. Officers later located the vehicle at 940 NW Stockton Ave, the residence of the suspect, Marcus D. Wise, 26 years of age.

Wise was later located on Sunday at approximately 5:45PM near Funland Park. Wise was taken into custody, processed at the Hermiston Police Department, and lodged at the Umatilla County Jail on charges of Burglary in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Theft in the Second Degree.

Hermiston Police News: Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure

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On the 21st of September 2014, at approximately 3:45 PM, an alert Hermiston Police Department patrol officer spotted a vehicle believed to have been involved in a possible theft at Walmart from earlier in the day. As the officer positioned himself to follow the yellow 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer with Oregon registration 674GZR, the driver increased his speed and began making abrupt and careless lane changes along Highway 395.

Hermiston Police News: Successful Warrant Sweep

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Members of the Hermiston Police Department, Boardman Police Department, Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team (BENT), Morrow County Sheriff’s Office, and Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office worked in unison tonight during a warrant roundup.

In all, 9 people were arrested for various warrants and 2 were arrested for new charges. Lodged at the Umatilla County Jail in Pendleton were:

Hermiston Police News: Weekend Events

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Pendleton duo arrested after suspicious activity call

On the 21st of June 2014, at approximately 6:20 PM, the Hermiston Police Department received a call about two males acting suspicious in the 800 block of South Highway 395.  An officer responded and contacted Christian D. Leach, 30 years of age and J. Maston Wornell, 34 years of age, both of Pendleton.