Interchange Area Management Plans Open House

The first Open House for the Exit 302 and 306 Interchange Area Management Plans was held on Thursday, January 29th.  Please visit the website below to review information presented and make additional comments. Thank you for your input.

http://sites.kittelson.com/BakerCityIAMPs

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Multiple Narcotics Arrests

On January 19, 2015, beginning at 7:00 am, members of the Baker County Sheriff’s Office and Baker City Police Department executed two (2) search warrants and served seven (7) arrests warrants in and near Baker City. These warrants were the culmination of a two month investigation by members of the Baker County Narcotics Enforcement Team (BCNET).
 
Search Warrant #1:
-    Executed at 2860 Cedar Street
-    Arrested at that location for warrants, stemming from Grand Jury Indictments:
o    Jodene Inez Layton (12/28/1962)
2860 Cedar Street
    2 counts Delivery of  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) & 1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
o    Roger Ray Miller (02/03/1965)
2860 Cedar Street
    1 count Delivery of  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) & 1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

Search Warrant #2:
-    Executed at 42534 N. Cedar Road #1
-    Arrested at that location for warrants, stemming from Grand Jury Indictments:
o    Danielle Christine Purkey (09/01/1980)
42534 N. Cedar Road #1
    2 counts Delivery of  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) & 1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
o    Dennis Lee Page (06/17/1975)
42534 N. Cedar Road #1
    1 count Delivery of  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) & 1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

Additional Arrest Warrants served, stemming from Grand Jury Indictments:
-    Heather Aimy Mae Winston (04/05/1992)
1209 Court Avenue (Served at that location)
    1 count Delivery of  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
-    Bryson Scott Buchanan (02/05/1991)
1209 Court Avenue (Served at 1945 8th Street)
    1 count Delivery of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
    1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
-    Arthur Michael Gentry (08/04/1982)
1440 13th Street (Served at 134 Bridge Street #106)
    2 counts Delivery of  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) &
2 counts of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

Arrested based on Probable Cause:
-    Kristin Rachelle Dejong (05/28/1991)
1440 13th Street (Served at 134 Bridge Street #106)
    1 count Delivery of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

On January 19, 2015 at about 3:10 pm Baker City Police served another arrest warrant, stemming from a Grand Jury Indictment. Arrested was:

-    Buddy Dean Otnes (11/26/1983)
1908 Chestnut Street (Served at 1768 Auburn Ave)
    2 counts of Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a  Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

In addition to the Otnes arrest, Baker City Police also followed up on additional leads developed yesterday after the drug sweep, yielding two more arrests. They were:

-    Laura Feign Osterkamp (01/12/1964)
2845 Hughes Lane #25 (Arrested at that location)
    1 count of Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a  Controlled Substance (Schedule II – Prescription Pills)
    1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
-    Mckenzie Jacob Sullivan (03/26/1993)
2845 Hughes Lane #25 (Cited and Released at that location)
    1 count of Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a  Controlled Substance (Schedule II – Prescription Pills)

As a result of the search warrant service at 2860 Cedar Street, two additional charges were added to:

-    Jodene Inez Layton (12/28/1962)
2860 Cedar Street (Arrested at the Baker County Jail)
    1 count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm
    1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methodone)

 
This investigation will be ongoing and additional arrests are likely.  



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Boards and Commissions Vacancies

The City of Baker City is looking to fill one open position on the Historic District Design and Review Commission and one position on the Planning Commission. The length of the terms will be three years and four years respectively. Applicants who apply may possibly be appointed by the City Council at the January 27, 2015 regular meeting.

To apply you may click here to complete the online application or contact Luke Yeaton at City Hall located at 1655 1st Street. Paper applications can be returned to:

Attn: Luke Yeaton

1655 1st Street

Baker City, OR 97814

Fax: (541) 524-2024

Phone: (541) 524-2033

email: lyeaton@bakercity.com

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