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Two charged after search warrant served

Yesterday afternoon, the Union County Drug Taskforce served a search warrant at 2705 ½ Birch St in La Grande. Through the information gathered, as well as a traffic stop conducted by Oregon State Police, law enforcement was able to get approval from a Union County Circuit Court Judge to obtain a signed search warrant, which …

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Body recovered from fatal vehicle accident

Map of location

In the early afternoon of Saturday, August 26th, 2023, a family stopped at the Rock Springs overlook on the USFS 62 Road northeast of Cove, OR, found a crashed vehicle in the bushes below the cliff. They immediately contacted the Union County 911 dispatch to report the vehicle, and based on the vehicle description and …

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Altercation leads to citation

On July 8, 2023, at 12:48 AM, the Union County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a fight in progress at the Elgin Station, 52 N 8th St, Elgin. According to dispatch, there was a man who was unconscious, and the other party involved had left prior to the deputies arrival. Upon arrival, deputies found one …

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Pursuit ends in arrest

On Sunday, October 30th, 2022 at approximately 1225 hrs., a Union County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, attempted to contact Remington Pierre Miller (DOB-04/02/1987) at the Sinclair station in North Powder, OR. Mr. Miller, who had felony warrants for his arrest, fled in a vehicle and was pursued by the Union County Sheriff’s deputy, assisted by Oregon …

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Student brings fentanyl pills to school

On October 24th 2022 the Union County Sheriff’s Office received a report of suspected illegal pills located  by staff at the La Grande School District (Central School). A Deputy responded and located a pill bottle with a large amount of suspected Fentanyl pills contained inside. The pills were located in a seven-year-old students’ belongings. Upon …

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Burglary leads to pursuit, arrest

On 10-7-2022 at around 2:49pm UCSO Deputies received a call of a burglary at CJ’s Country Store in North Powder. UCSO Deputies and Oregon State Police Troopers immediately responded towards North Powder area. The suspect vehicle fled the scene and were located a short time later by an OSP Trooper near mile post 261 on …

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Deputies apprehend burglary suspects

On Friday, December 24th 2021 at about 8:30 AM, a Union County Deputy was patrolling Summerville Road and recognized a suspicious vehicle parked at a residence. A call to the property manager revealed the current tenant was gone and there should not have been anyone at the residence. Further investigation led to the arrest of …

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