Lake District Hospital Report
Lake District Hospital had 16 admissions and 66 emergency calls for the week of Tuesday, Oct. 19 – Monday, Oct. 25. Not all names of the patients admitted are released for publication.
Dallas Stark Durocher
was born on
Friday, Oct. 22, 2021
at 6:36 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 9 ozs.,
measuring 19 inches.
Parents are Viviana Reynolds Durocher and
Scott H. Durocher.
Siblings are Zane, Elijah, Bentley and Tegan.
Maternal grandparents are Ibeth and Marcos Herrera.
Paternal grandparents are Lisa Comeau and
Louis Durocher and Linda Durocher.
Lake County Sheriff Report
n Monday, Oct. 18 — Deputies responded to 18652 Tunnel Hill Rd., Lakeview, for a report of a 70-year-old male that refused to seek medical help. The male subject was transported to Lake District Hospital on a police officer hold and evaluated by medical personnel and mental health.
n Monday, Oct. 18 — Deputies responded to the Emergency Services Building in Lakeview regarding a bicycle that was found by the cemetery near north J street and Missouri avenue in Lakeview. The bicycle had been spray painted and was not entered as stolen, it was placed in the property area for safe keeping.
n Tuesday, Oct. 19 — Deputies responded to a theft at Ace Hardware in Lakeview. Ace Hardware had surveillance video of Gregory Stephens taking several items without paying. Stephens was arrested for theft III and issued a citation in lieu of custody.
n Tuesday, Oct. 19 — Deputies responded to 905 N. 4th St., Lakeview, for a welfare check. Carey Everitt was arrested for multiple probation violation warrants and transported to the Lake County Jail.
n Tuesday, Oct. 19 — Deputies began an investigation involving allegations of a parole violation involving Richard Emery. The investigation is ongoing and has been forwarded to the Lake County Community Corrections for review.
n Saturday, Oct. 23 — Deputies responded to Sagewood Grocery in Christmas Valley to a complaint of trespassing. The suspect was identified as Kacey Zurcher. Deputies interviewed witnesses and copies of video surveillance. Zurcher had left the scene before deputies arrived. The investigation is ongoing and the submitted to the DA’s Office with a warrant request.
Oregon State Police Report
n Friday, Sept. 17 — Manuel Brasil Alves, Lakeview, was driving a vehicle hauling large hay bales on Hwy 31 at mile post 79 when he drifted off the roadway. The trailer disconnected from the tractor and rolled in the roadway; and rolled onto its side losing the load of hay. The tractor was not damaged and no injuries were reported. ODOT assisted on the scene and Alves was able to remove the trailer.
n Monday, Sept. 20 — OSP was dispatched to a non-injury single motor vehicle crash versus deer on Hwy 31 at milepost 87. When OSP arrived it found a white Nissan Sentry, driven by Michael Shane LaFon, Christmas Valley, facing southbound off the roadway with heavy front end damage. Neither the driver nor the passenger requested medical treatment. The driver stated he was negotiating a corner when the deer ran in front of him. Hall’s Towing towed the vehicle.
n Monday, Sept. 27 — OSP responded to a motor vehicle versus deer on Hwy 395 at mile post 132. Moderate front end damage occurred. The driver — Edward William Pindar, Van Nuys, Calif. — did not suffer any injuries. The driver was able to drive away from the scene.
n Monday, Sept. 27 — Randy Steven Spears, Ukiah, Calif., was traveling southbound on Hwy 385 at mile post 81 when he fell asleep and drifted over the shoulder and drove over several large boulders. The vehicle came to a rest in a ditch. Minor injuries were reported, but the occupants of the vehicle refused medical care. Hall Towing recovered the vehicle. ODOT assisted.
n Tuesday, Sept. 28 — OSP conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation at the intersection of north 4th and G streets in Lakeview. Criminal activity was observed and the vehicle was searched. OSP seized a large amount of currency and illegal marijuana bud. Ross David Pizinger, Denver, Colo., and Joshua Allan Scott, Denver, Colo., were arrested on multiple charges.
n Friday, Oct. 1 — OSP responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash versus deer on Hwy 395 at mile post 134.
n Saturday, Oct. 2 —OSP contacted Duane Leon Efird in Lakeview for a known warrant. The warrant was confirmed and Efird was issued a criminal citation.
n Saturday, Oct. 2 — Star Perry, Lakeview, was driving eastbound on Hwy 140 at mile post 10 when she drove off the roadway, overcorrected and crashed into a ditch. Perry was transported to Lake District Hospital with moderate injuries. A medical blood draw revealed that Parry had a BAC of 0.135%. Parry was issued a multitude of criminal citations. Hall Towing recovered the vehicle.
n Monday, Oct. 4 — OSP responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 140 at mile post 64. Paul Teng, Charleston, was driving eastbound when a deer entered the roadway. Teng struck the deer. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed by M&C Towing.
n Wednesday, Oct. 6 — OSP responded to a commercial motor vehicle blocking traffic on Hwy 140 at mile post 56. The driver — Marcus James Buchanan, Blackwell, Okla. — indicated he could not call for a tow truck. A commercial tow truck was called to remove the vehicle from the roadway. ACE towing responded and ODOT assisted.
n Thursday, Oct. 7 — Leonard Wesley Denniston was driving southbound on Hwy 31 when he struck a black cow at milepost 90.5. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was still drivable and left the scene. Ranch employees removed the cow.
n Thursday, Oct. 7 — Kelly Anne Lornez was driving southbound on Hwy 31 when she struck a black cow at mile post 93. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was still drivable and left the scene. Ranch employees removed the cow.
n Thursday, Oct. 7 — OSP served a search warrant on Jesus Emmanuel Guizar Madrigal, Lakeview, regarding an ongoing illegal marijuana investigation. Over 30 pounds of bulk marijuana was seized. The case has been referred to the DA for review.
n Thursday, Oct. 7 — Nathan Taber, Bly, was driving westbound on Hwy 140 when his vehicle struck and killed two horses in the roadway at milepost 88. The vehicle was recovered by Hall’s Towing.
n Thursday, Oct. 7 — OSP and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disabled vehicle near milepost 10 on Hwy 140. Upon arrival it was determined that the vehicle was involved in a rollover crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford Taurus — driven by Joshua Hill Harrer, Orovada, Nev. — was traveling eastbound on Hwy 140 when for an unknown reason the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled. Harrer was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Hall’s Towing recovered the vehicle.
n Monday, Oct. 11 — OSP was dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle accident on Hwy 140 at mile post 94. When OSP arrived it found that a vehicle driven by Jakeb Xavier Jaska, Lakeview, was facing south and blocking the west bound lane. The driver had lost control and over corrected while traveling across ice and caused significant damage to the vehicle and the guard rail. ODOT and Lake County EMS assisted. Hall’s Towing towed the vehicle.
n Tuesday, Oct. 12 — See Lee, St. Paul, Minn., was traveling eastbound on Hwy 140 at mile post 10 when the driver struck a cow that ran out into the roadway. The cow was deceased and the vehicle was towed by Hall’s Towing.
n Friday, Oct. 15 — Melva Juett, Roseburg, was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 140 at mile post 11 when her vehicle struck and killed a deer crossing the roadway. Deiter’s Towing recovered the vehicle.
n Friday, Oct. 15 — OSP stopped a vehicle being driven by Tanya Inez Ferguson, Bly, for a traffic violation on Hwy 140 at mile post 68. The driver was driving with a suspended license and had a felony warrant. She was cited and released.
n Monday, Oct. 18 — ODOT located a wallet and cellular phone on Hwy 140 west of Lakeview in a ditch. OSP was able to locate and contact the property owner who picked up the property from the Lakeview OSP office.
n Wednesday, Oct. 20 — OSP stopped a vehicle being driven by Marty Wayne Bales, Lakeview, for a traffic violation on Hwy 140 at mile post 89. Signs of criminal activity were observed. A consent search revealed methamphetamine and marijuana. The driver was cited and released for possession of methamphetamine.
n Thursday, Oct. 21 — OSP stopped Jacqueline Ann Heflin, Lakeview, for a speeding violation at the intersection of Hwy 140 and Airport Road. Heflin showed indicators of impairment and voluntarily performed a field sobriety test. The driver was arrested for DUII and provided a breath and urine sample and cited for driving under the influence.
n Thursday, Oct. 21 — OSP stopped John Tyler Gallup, Lakeview, for multiple traffic violations at the intersection of north 6th and H streets in Lakeview. A DMV and warrant check of Gallup revealed that he was out of compliance as a sex offender and hadn’t registered annually this year. Gallup was issued a criminal citation.
n Saturday, Oct. 23 — OSP stopped April Storm Bitner, Lakeview, for a lighting violation t the intersection of north G and 10th streets in Lakeview. Indicators of impairment were present. Bitner refused a voluntary field sobriety test and was arrested for DUII. A search warrant blood draw was conducted at the Lake District Hospital. Bitner was lodged at the Lake County Jail for DUII and reckless driving. The case has been referred to the DA for charging.
Sunday, Oct. 24 — Cesar Suarez, Miami Lakes, Fla., was traveling westbound on Hwy 140 at mile post 22 when it struck a rock in the roadway disabling the vehicle. Ace Towing recovered the vehicle.
Sunday, Oct. 24 — OSP stopped Hallie Rose Seely, Cedarville, Calif., for a lighting violation at the intersection of north F and First streets in Lakeview. An odor of marijuana was present in the vehicle. A consent search of the vehicle revealed a marijuana pipe and two vape pens. Both occupants were under 21 years of age. Seely was issued a citation for minor in possession of marijuana and the pipe and vape pens were seized.