James R. Sherman: 72, of Baker City, died today at his home surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. To light a candle in memory of James or to leave a condolence for his family, go to

Funeral Pending

Mark Edward Freeman: Celebration of his life, 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18, at Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to one of these charities: Crossroads, Eastern Oregon Regional Theater, The YMCA or The Bobcat Foundation through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Mark or to offer condolences to his family, go to


Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: James Jeremie Henley, 39, of Olympia, Washington, 12:16 a.m. Tuesday, on Interstate 84 at Baker City; jailed and later released; police said Henley also was held on a Multnomah County warrant related to a previous DUII charge.

FUGITIVE FROM OTHER STATE (Washington Department of Justice warrant): Ronald Eugene Botkin, 55, of Mount Vernon, Washington, 3:20 p.m. Friday, at Hughes Lane and Ninth Street; jailed.

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: Robert William Fredrickson, 23, of Las Vegas, Nevada, 9:22 a.m. Jan. 31, on Interstate 84 near Durkee; jailed and later released. The vehicle was recovered. It was reported stolen by Rebekah Babin Fredrickson, 50, and Robert Fredrickson, 61, of Las Vegas, the police log stated.

PAROLE and PROBATION DETAINER: Roderick Joseph Gagnon, 40, of Baker City, 4:58 p.m. Jan. 31, on Interstate 84, about five miles north of Baker City; jailed.