La Grande police at 8:10 a.m. responded to 12th Street and G Avenue for a single-vehicle crash. There were no reports of injuries.

A caller at 9:11 a.m. reported livestock near Highway 237 in the area of Peach Lane. Oregon State Police handled the call.

Law enforcement officers at 9:54 a.m. responded to Eighth Street and M Avenue, La Grande, for a vehicle crash. And a Union County sheriff’s deputy at about 12:45 p.m. responded to a crash at Morgan Lake and Marvin roads, La Grande. Neither crash reported any injuries, but the second one needed a tow truck.

Oregon State Police at about 10:05 a.m. responded to a single-vehicle crash on westbound side of Interstate 84 near milepost 244. Troopers found a Chevrolet Silverado began to fishtail on the icy road, and the driver, a 39-year-old man from Pasco, could not regain control. The pickup crossed from the right lane into the left and crashed into the center concrete barrier. State police reported the crash resulted in an injury but did not provide specific information.

La Grande police at 3:25 p.m. received a report of juveniles riding snow mobiles on the 200 block of Polk Avenue. An officer talked to the parties involved and advised the youth.

A La Grande caller at 4:27 p.m. reported the theft of a vehicle from the 1900 block of N Avenue. Police took a report.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office at about 6 p.m. responded to the 2700 block of Spruce Street, La Grande, on a harassment complaint. The deputy talked to the person involved about options to take.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office arrested Justin Brent Forrest, 41, of Union, for felony methamphetamine possession and on a warrant.

An Island City caller reported a possible sex crime.

La Grande police at 11:03 p.m. received a report of suspicious activity on the 1200 block of U Avenue. Police opted to provide extra patrols through the neighborhood.


The Union County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua David Toy, 29, of Elgin, for unlawful entry into a vehicle, unauthorized use of a vehicle and first-degree theft.

La Grande police at 7:37 a.m. received a report of vandalism on the 1400 block of Jefferson Avenue, and at 8:23 a.m. a report came in about vandalism to a vehicle on the 2900 block of Second Street. Police took reports for criminal mischief.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office at 12:22 p.m. received a report of wolf depredation near Five Points Creek, La Grand. A deputy responded and contacted the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

A Union resident at 1:47 p.m. reported a burglary on the 800 block of West Arch Street.

A La Grande resident at 3:12 p.m. reported a burglary and the theft of two chainsaws on the 1200 block of Hall Street.

And the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 7:28 p.m. received a report of a burglary at 155 N. 10th Ave., Elgin — the fire hall of the Elgin Rural Fire Protection District.

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