Lake County Sheriff
Sunday, May 26 — Deputies responded to the report of a domestic disturbance in Christmas Valley. A 12-year-old child called 911 to report that his mother’s boyfriend was ranting about killing his mother. A few moments later the mother took the phone and informed the dispatcher she was afraid of her boyfriend and didn’t want to hang the phone up out of fear. The boyfriend was consequently contacted and arrested for menacing. The boyfriend, an adult male was transported to the Lake County Correction’s Facility and booked.
Sunday, May 26 — While on routine patrol, Deputies observed a vehicle parked in the middle of south 12th and H streets. The driver of the vehicle was contacted, identified and a warrant check was conducted. A felony warrant out of Klamath County and misdemeanor warrant out of Lake County was revealed. The subject was arrested and transported to the Lake County Correction’s Facility and booked.
Sunday, May 26 — Deputies were contacted by the reporting party regarding death threats to President Trump. Deputies were advised that the reporting party overheard college students saying if they could commit a crime and get away with it what would that be. One female student said she would become a madam in Washington DC, pose as a prostitute and kill President Trump. The information has been forwarded to the Secret Service for follow-up investigation.
Monday, May 27 — Deputies responded to the 900 block of south L street regarding a theft. The victim reported that his black and red Sungoldpower 200 amp MIG welder was stolen from his residence. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for this theft. A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) in this theft. Anyone with information is asked to telephone 911 or contact any law enforcement officer with the information.
Friday, May 31 — Deputies were contacted at the Sheriff’s Office regarding unauthorized fraudulent charges on his debit card. The victim stated that he had gone on a couple of dates with the suspect which included spending the night with the suspect on several occasions. On one occasion the suspect’s ex-boyfriend spent the night in the motel room with them. The victim said that he realized someone had the numbers to his debit card as he had recently received approximately $1,500. The victim attempted using his card when it was declined. When the victim checked his balance he discovered there was only $9.00 left in the account. The victim went to US Bank and spoke with a teller. The victim was provided with a list of charges to the card amounting in over $800 of transactions he did not make. Investigation is ongoing.
Friday, May 31 — Deputies contacted the victim at his residence regarding a theft that occurred at his place of employment. The victim informed Deputies that person(s) unknown stole a generator from the back of the victim’s truck. The generator is described as red and black in color with an identifiable damaged “on/off” switch and valued at $400. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for this theft. A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) in this theft. Anyone with information is asked to telephone 911 or contact any law enforcement officer with the information.
Sunday, June 2 — Deputies responded to the 1000 block of south G street regarding a dog bite that occurred on south E street. The victim stated he was walking in the area of south 11th and E streets when he observed a brown dog approach him on the road. The victim stated the dog bit his right forearm leaving a slight abrasion. The owner of the dog was contacted and cited for a dog as a public nuisance.
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Thursday, May 30 — Andrew David Vondenhuevel, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation. Several factors of criminal activity were observed including an odor of marijuana. A search of his red Dodge revealed over eight pounds of high grade marijuana and a nine millimeter pistol. Vondenhuevel was cited to appear for PCS/CDS-mj.
Friday, May 31 — A traffic stop was initiated on a motorcycle for observed traffic violations. The driver, Matthew Joseph Payne, 26, of Layton, Utah was not licensed to operate a motorcycle. Payne had a concealed firearm on his person and did not possess a concealed weapons permit. The motorcycle was recovered by Don Deiter’s Towing and Payne was cited and released for unlawful possession of a firearm.
Tuesday, June 4 — Blain Eugene Black, 21, of Lakeview was stopped for a traffic violation. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and no insurance. His blue Ford was impounded by Hall Motor.