Sheriff’s Log – Vale Update

Bloged in humor,Vale, OR by mark Saturday May 3, 2008

A while back, I posted a few entries from the Sheriff’s log I read from my weekly home-town Southeast Oregon Newspaper, “The Malheur Enterprise”. It is published in Malheur (translation: Bad Hour) County Seat town of Vale, Oregon.

This week, I felt these were worth your consideration:

9:22 a.m. April 2, Vale:
*Caller report criminal mistreatment, elder abuse, which occurred prior to the victim passing away.
2:26 p.m. April 2, Vale:
*Caller requests welfare check on children. Her children say neighbors have been hitting their children with spatulas.
9:19 p.m. April 3, Vale:
*Caller wants deputy to check an address for a sex offender out of UTAH who has not registered.
***(Now wait a minute. If he/she hasn’t registered, how have we confirmed the suspect IS a sex offender?)
6:22 p.m. April 3, Vale:
*Caller advises that a “wanted” suspect is at the baseball field of the Vale High School.
9:22 p.m. April 4, Ontario:
*She would like to have deputy check on horses that have no feed and don’t seem to have been fed.

3:38 p.m. April 5, Vale:
*Caller advises there is a mean steer at the rodeo grounds.
4:26 p.m. April 5, Jordan Valley:
*Third party advises of an assult. Male subject pulled female off tractor; suspect still on scene.
1:31 p.m. April 6, Vale:
*Caller reports goats in his yard again.
8:06 p.m. April 11, county:
*Officer alert; dangerous subject out of Utah possibly en route to Bend; possibly armed and dangerous; if located, stop, detain and use extreme caution.

7:12 p.m. April 17, Ontario:
*Caller advises that her daughter’s ex-boyfriend is pounding on the front door trying to speak to her. She has asked him to leave and he won’t.
4:21 a.m. April 20, Vale:
*Subject came into MCSO lobby to report a domestic assault by his girlfriend.
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Well, really. America at it’s best!

He loves nature in spite of what it did to him.” – Forrest Tucker

2 Responses to “Sheriff’s Log – Vale Update”

  1. Urspo says:

    my father used to listen to the police radio. it was quite entertaining in a bizarre way. we never had any overtly awful reports, so it was dissapointing for me.

  2. robin andrea says:

    These police reports always give a bizarre glimpse into a slice of life we mostly never see. Human condition, human drama.

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