Police News

Hermiston Police News - Robbery Reports and Updates

Release Date: 
07/22/2011

First Armed Robbery Report

On July 21st, 2011 at approximately 12:25 PM, Officers responded to a dispatched armed robbery at CASHCO, 650 South Highway 395 in Hermiston. Information received was the establishment was “just robbed at gunpoint”.

The suspect was described as a black male adult, 5’7” to 5’8” tall, between 18 and 22 years of age, wearing a grey colored sweatshirt, blue jeans, and described as “skinny”. His hair was described as “fuzzy”.

Hermiston Police Department News - fatality crash investigation.

Release Date: 
06/30/2011

On the 30th of June 2011, at approximately 12:30 PM, the Hermiston Police Department responded to the area of Highway 207 approximately ¼ mile south of Minnehaha Road on a report of a single vehicle collision.  Officers arrived on scene of the crash which was approximately 200 feet just inside the city limits.

Officers found Scott D. Duke 25 years of age of 1215 W Sunland Ave, Hermiston, deceased at the scene.  Duke was operating a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle.

Hermiston Police News Release - Vehicle Collision

Release Date: 
06/27/2011

On the 25th of June 2011, at approximately 1:49 PM, the Hermiston Police Department responded to the area of North 1st Place (Old River Road) near the City of Hermiston Wastewater Treatment Facility on a report of a two vehicle collision. Officers arrived on scene of the crash which was approximately 500 feet just inside the city limits.

Jason D. Sparks, 26 years of age of 565 NW 23rd Street, Hermiston, was operating a 2006 Chevrolet 3500 pickup with Oregon registration plates 237DFA, northbound on North 1st Place.

Hermiston Police News Release - Chronic offender arrested and charged

Release Date: 
06/13/2011

On the 12th of June 2011, at approximately 8:30 PM, the Hermiston Police Department responded to the area of SW 5th Street and W Hermiston Avenue (Catholic Church) on a report of a vehicle having just been stolen.  Officers investigated the incident and a signed stolen was taken on a 2000 Toyota Camry with Oregon plates XWQ030.

Hermiston Police News Release - Suspect of food theft, arrested and charged.

Release Date: 
05/31/2011

On the 29th of May 2011, at approximately 5PM, the Hermiston Police Department received a call for service from Chen’s Restaurant.  Chen’s employees advised a white male wearing a white shirt with blue jeans riding a bicycle, had fled the establishment without paying for $16.80 worth of food.

Hermiston Police News Release - interview of inmate conducted at Umatilla County Jail in Pendleton.

Release Date: 
05/11/2011

With the assistance of deputies from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, Detective Bill Osborne of the Hermiston Police Department interviewed Onorio Jaime Ibarra 21 years of age of 1942 NE 18th Street, Hermiston, at the Umatilla County Jail in Pendleton on the 10th of May 2011.

Ibarra had been lodged at the jail on among other things, several probation violation warrants.  Ibarra was charged by the Hermiston Police Department with the following:

Hermiston Police News Release - repeat offender arrested and charged.

Release Date: 
04/28/2011

On the 28th of April 2011, at approximately 4:30 AM, Dylan Lieght Russell 18 years of age of 1308 SW Sage Drive, Hermiston, was taken into custody for suspicion of having just broken into several vehicles in the area of 680 W Harper Road.

Hermiston Police News Release - Suspects arrested and charged - additional charges may follow.

Release Date: 
04/13/2011

On the 13th of April 2011, at approximately 2:20 AM, late shift officers of the Hermiston Police Department responded to the 500 block of NW Samantha Avenue on a report of an outdoor shed that had been entered.  Further investigation revealed several other residences in the area with similar sheds and/or garages that had been entered and items taken.

Hermiston Police News Release - Suspect arrested and charged.

Release Date: 
03/31/2011

On the 25th of March 2011, at approximately 11:20 AM, Officer Shane Robinson of the Hermiston Police Department initiated a fraud investigation after a 32 year old female reported a check had been stolen from her residence at 1265 W. Madrona Avenue and forged.  The investigation showed the check had been cashed by Timothy Alan Jones, an acquaintance of the female victim.

Over the course of the next several days, Officer Robinson made attempts to locate Jones for questioning.

Hermiston Police News Release - Duo arrested after traffic stop

Release Date: 
03/21/2011

On the 18th of March 2011, at approximately 4:05 AM, Officer Bill Golter of the Hermiston Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a silver in color, 2004 Oldsmobile with Oregon registration plates 194BSQ, after the vehicle drove through a stop sign at a high rate of speed narrowly missing Golter and his patrol vehicle. 


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