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.

Stackhouse is alleged to have stolen (2) vehicles from victims just outside the city limits of Hermiston, driving one of the vehicles into Hermiston and striking numerous parked vehicles, all before robbing and assaulting a 43 year old Hermiston resident and trying to steal her vehicle.¬† Stackhouse fled the area of NE 7th Street and E Catherine Ave on foot and was apprehended by a Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office deputy in the 200 block of W Beech Ave. Numerous witnesses assisted in the investigation.

Stackhouse was processed at the Hermiston Police Department and charged with Robbery in the Third Degree, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, (5) counts of Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (Hit/Run), Reckless Driving, Unlawful Entry to a Motor Vehicle, and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle before being lodged at the county jail.

Additional charges will likely be filed by UCSO. The exact dollar amount of damage is not known at this time, but is estimated to easily be in the tens of thousands.

“This appears to be an individual who chose to go on a crime spree victimizing anyone and everyone who came in his path.¬† Thankfully the injury sustained by our victim was minor and we are hopeful Mr. Stackhouse will remain incarcerated so as not to further victimize people, " reports Chief Jason Edmiston¬†

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