Emergency Services - 10/21/13


Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records of area law enforcement and emergency service agencies. Readers with any information on these or other crimes should call the local police or county sheriff’s department. By law, victims of crimes may request through law enforcement agencies that their names not be released to the media. Theft and vandalism reports were filed Saturday, Sunday and today unless otherwise noted.

Walla Walla

Attempted burglary at Providence St. Mary Medical Center Women’s Clinic: no entry gained. One door lock damaged.

Police arrested a 30-year-old man on investigation of shoplifting at Shopko: $108 in electronic equipment recovered.

A house cleaner discovered a 42-inch television and two computer screens were stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Valencia Street.

Walla Walla County

Deputies arrested Sam Ochampaugh on investigation of driving while intoxicated after the 63-year-old reportedly pulled out in front of a deputy on Old Highway 12 while riding a motorcycle. According to a Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office report, Ochampaugh was driving 60 mph in a 50 mph zone, and was driving erratically.

A small safe was reportedly stolen in the 00 block of Frenchtown Road. The safe reportedly contained $780, prescription medications and several vehicle titles.

Single vehicle collision reported after a man swerved to avoid hitting deer on Reser and Foster roads. No injuries reported.

Deputies arrested a 15-year-old boy at Walla Walla High School for possession of marijuana.


A GPS device and loose change stolen from a vehicle in the 1000 block of South Third Street.

Attempted vehicle prowl in the 500 block of East Main Street.

Attempted vehicle prowl in the 800 block of South Third Street.

Report of attempted sale of marijuana in the 500 block of West Main Street.


Vehicle vandalized in the 300 block of North Elizabeth Street.


WW Police

Amy L Wagoner, 40, Hermiston, Sunday. Charge: investigation of felony violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

Richard E. Morasch, 61, 430 E. Pine Street, Sunday. Charge: investigation of driving while intoxicated.

WW County Sheriff

Sam D. Ochampaugh, 63, 708 W. Pine Street, Walla Walla, Saturday. Charge: investigation of driving while intoxicated.


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