Laurene Chapman: 85, of Baker City, died April 15, 2019, at her home. Her memorial service will take place Saturday, April 27, at 1 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Contributions in memory of Laurene may be made to Heart ’N Home Hospice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Laurene or to leave a condolence for her family, go to

Esther Bork Evans: There will be a graveside service and interment at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Enterprise Cemetery in Enterprise. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneral

Dorothy Miles Carter: Her graveside memorial service will be Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Following the service, friends are invited to the Eagle Valley Grange for a potluck luncheon; those attending are asked to bring a dish. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eagle Valley Grange through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in Dorothy’s memory, go to


Baker City Police

PROBATION VIOLATION (Umatilla County warrant): Melissa Ann Johnston, 43, of North Powder, 3:47 p.m. Tuesday, in the 2700 block of Hughes Lane; jailed.

TWO KLAMATH COUNTY WARRANTS: Ashley Grace Irwin, 27, of Baker City, 11:44 p.m. Tuesday at Resort and Madison streets; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

CONTEMPT OF COURT (Linn County warrant): Julia Frances Adderly, 41, of Lebanon, 8:53 a.m. Monday, at the Sheriff’s Office; cited and released.

THEFT OF SERVICES (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Angela Kay Borello, 44, of Sumpter, 10:31 a.m. Monday, at the Courthouse; cited and released.

ASSAULT IV, HARASSMENT, MENACING and STRANGULATION: Rene Torres Garcia, 20, of Halfway, 5:42 p.m. Tuesday, at his home; jailed.

THEFT III (Baker County Justice Court warrant): Cailan Nicole Sherman, 21, of 3520 Kirkway Drive, 4:26 a.m. Wednesday, at the Sheriff’s Office; jailed.

Baker County Parole and Probation

PROBATION VIOLATION (warrant arrest): Andrienna Dion Morris, 21, of 3450 Kirkway St., 4:47 p.m. Monday, at 3420 K St., jailed.

Oregon State Police

RECKLESS DRIVING and RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON: Trista Diane Phillips, 34, of Elgin, about 8 p.m. PDT Friday on Interstate 84 about 10 miles north of Ontario; Lt. Mark Duncan of the Ontario office of the Oregon State Police said Sgt. Marvin Kurtis responded to a road rage driving complaint from Baker County near the Weatherby Rest Area. After interviewing witnesses and both drivers, Phillips, who was driving a Chevrolet Suburban, was cited and released on the charges. She was charged with reckless endangerment of her 2-year-old passenger, Duncan said. Police are asking the Malheur County District Attorney’s Office to review two more charges of recklessly endangering. The potential victims would be another traveler, Ian James Brown, 47, of Meridian, Idaho, who called police, and the driver of the truck and semitrailer involved in the road rage incident, Ilya G. Bezhan, 23, of Battle Ground, Washington, Duncan said.

ILLEGAL EXPORT OF MARIJUANA: Darius Isaiah Garcia, 21, of Nampa, Idaho, 5:59 p.m. Saturday; cited and released.

FAILURE TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF A DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE, DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE REVOKED, RECKLESS DRIVING and CRIMINAL MISCHIEF II: Mark Andres Johnston, 47, of Athena, 1:16 a.m. April 7; the citations were issued after investigation of a crash through a fence on Chandler corner. Police said the vehicle left the highway and traveled down an embankment, through a fence and came to rest in a calving pasture. Johnston had fled the scene on foot, police said. With the help of the Baker County Sheriff’s Department, OSP searched the area without finding Johnston. Baker City Police arrested him later that day on outstanding warrants.