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Baker City Police

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS and DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Daniel Jose Harding-Ortiz, 19, of La Grande, 11:02 p.m. Monday, in the 900 block of Campbell Street; jailed.

VIOLATION OF RESTRAINING ORDER: Kirk William Roberts, 46, of 2439 Estes St., 3:33 p.m. Monday, at his home; jailed and later granted a conditional release.

SECOND-DEGREE DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Jacob Lee Mccusker, 39, no fixed address, 10:49 a.m. Tuesday, at Campbell and Main streets; cited and released.

FOURTH-DEGREE ASSAULT (Domestic) and UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE: Mayron J. Harding, 18, of 880 Elm St., 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, at Fourth Street and Washington Avenue; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff

OREGON STATE PAROLE BOARD WARRANT: Michael Allen Payne, 36, transient, 4:53 p.m. Monday, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): George Patrick Wesley, 44, of 2323 Third St., 2:51 p.m. Monday, at the jail where he was being held on other charges; he later was granted a conditional release.

Oregon State Police

FAILURE TO DRIVE WITHIN LANE and DRIVING UNINSURED: Kaitlan M. Galvan, 21, of Haines, 7:09 p.m. Sept. 13, on Interstate 84, about 10 miles south of Baker City; police said Galvan was traveling eastbound in a Ford Taurus when the vehicle left the highway and rolled at least twice. The crash damaged about 100 feet of Oregon Department of Transportation fence. Galvan and her two passengers, Jacob Anthony Galvan, 40, and Frank Nathan McNair, 39, of Baker City, all declined medical treatment, police said. They were transported from the scene by a friend.

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