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Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION: Margaret Samantha Lacey, 34, Baker City, 1:40 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, in the 1300 block of Ninth Street; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION: Justin Marshall Robinson, 36, Baker City, 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the jail, where he was in custody on other charges.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: Zack Sperl, 5:54 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the 1800 block of Pear Street; cited and released on a warrant stemming from an alleged incident on April 13, 2021.

PROBATION VIOLATION: Amanda Renee Crews, 43, Baker City, 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

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