Beverly Sampson Haas: There will be a celebration of Bev’s life at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 15, at the Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St. in Baker City. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at

Lawrence Ray “Larry” Clark: Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. There will be a reception afterward at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heifer International through the Methodist Church.


Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: Crystal Dawn Pressley, 27, of Haines, 12:34 p.m. Monday, at Washington Avenue and Oak Street; jailed and later released on bail.

UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY INTO A MOTOR VEHICLE: Tyler James Arthur, 23, transient, 8:57 p.m. Monday, cited and released.

THEFT II: Vera Celine Allen, 34, of 1604 Fourth St., No. 2, 5:26 p.m. Tuesday, in the 3500 block of Pocahontas Road; cited and released.

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Multiple Baker County Justice Court warrants): Linda Diane Peterson, 50, transient, 7:21 p.m. Tuesday, at 14th and G streets; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: Diana Catherine Rasmussen, 30, of Ontario, 11:30 a.m. Monday, at Huntington; jailed. Baker County Sheriff Travis Ash said Rasmussen drove to Huntington in a 2000 Mazda Protege belonging to her sister, Danielle Davenport, 34, of Ontario; the vehicle was recovered at Huntington.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS, ASSAULT IV, RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON, RECKLESS DRIVING: Jose Marie Moreno Arciga, 27, of Seattle, 12:18 a.m. Sunday, on Interstate 84 at Baker City; jailed and later released; police said the arrest was made after Moreno Arciga’s 2014 Jeep Compass, which reportedly was traveling at a high rate of speed, slammed into the rear of a tractor and semitrailer traveling east in the slow freeway lane. The impact knocked the truck and trailer off the right shoulder of the highway, through a barbed wire fence and up a raised gravel shoulder. Police said the vehicles came to rest on their wheels in the middle of Old Trail Road, which is the frontage road that runs next to the eastbound freeway lanes. Police said the truck driver, Aslan A. Kenzhaev, 27, of Tukwila, Washington, and his passenger, Ezequiel Contreras, 27, of Puyallup,Washington, both were taken by ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center with minor injuries.

FAILURE TO CARRY AND PRESENT DRIVERS LICENSE: Austin Hunt, 23, of Fruita, Colorado, 5:36 a.m. July 5, on Highway 245 and Denny Flat Road; cited and released.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS and DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED: Anthony Oliver Dinger, 36, of Haines, 7:51 p.m. Saturday, at Haines, jailed and later released.