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  1. Damon Robinson's criminal history includes burglary, assaultRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Baker City Herald

    ... the scene, said Sheriff Travis Ash. The man asked that his name not be released. Robinson is being held at the Baker County Jail on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, attemping to elude police (two counts, one a Class C felony), and ...

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  2. Baker County Jail Death Mirrors Deschutes County CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Baker County Jail inmate has died in a manner eerily similar to a death at the Deschutes County Jail in December. Authorities say 28-year-old Joshua Pantle, of Baker City, died while in custody on May 9. According to Oregon State Police, Pantle was arrested and booked at the Baker County Jail Saturday afternoon.

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  3. Resident held Robinson at gunpoint until police arrivedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Baker City Herald

    A Baker County resident held Damon Robinson at gunpoint until police arrived to arrest him this afternoon near Phillips Reservoir. The resident called 911 about noon to report that he had seen a man he believed was Robinson in the Deems Loop Road area north of Highway 7. About 1 p.m. the same resident called police again to say he had Robinson at gunpoint near Mowich Loop.

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  4. Autopsy: Baker County inmate died when meth baggie burstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KATU-TV Portland

    Oregon State Police say an autopsy conducted by the state medical examiner's office shows that a 28-year-old man brought to the Baker County Jail died of a methamphetamine overdose after a plastic baggie apparently ruptured in his stomach. The Baker City man was arrested Saturday for investigation of criminal trespass and placed in a holding cell pending booking at the jail.

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  5. SWAT team will take over search for Damon Robinson todayRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Baker City Herald

    ... city and up Old Auburn Road into the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Two Oregon State Police units and four Baker County Sheriff's units joined in the pursuit, which wound its way up toward Marble Creek Pass where the vehicles could go no further. ...

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  6. Autopsy: Baker Co. inmate died when meth baggie burstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon State Police say an autopsy conducted by the state medical examiner's office shows that a 28-year-old man brought to the Baker County Jail died of a methamphetamine overdose after a plastic baggie apparently ruptured in his stomach. The Baker City man was arrested Saturday for investigation of criminal trespass and placed in a holding cell pending booking at the jail.

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  7. Baker County Jail inmate died after plastic bag of meth ruptured in his stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Oregonian

    Joshua Pantle, the Baker County Jail inmate who died in custody Saturday, had swallowed a plastic bag of methamphetamine, which burst in his stomach. Pantle, 28, of Baker City, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on charges of second-degree criminal trespassing.

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  8. Police investigating death of 3-month-old in Baker CityRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Baker City Herald

    ... Emergency Room by his parents. The infant was unresponsive and lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful. The Baker County Major Crime Team responded and assumed the investigation. An autopsy is scheduled for today with the Oregon State Medical ...

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  9. Authorities investigate death of Baker County Jail inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon State Police said Sunday that it is working with the Baker County District Attorney's Office to determine what happened to Joshua Pantle. Workers at the jail noticed he was having medical issues around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

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  10. Police investigating death of Baker County Jail inmateRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Baker City Herald

    The Oregon State Police in conjunction with the Baker County District Attorney's Office is continuing its investigation into the death of an inmate from the Baker County Jail. Preliminary information is that on Saturday at about 3:30 p.m., Baker County Jail staff became aware that inmate Joshua G. Pantle, 28, was having medical issues, according to a press release from OSP.

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  11. Man dies in Baker County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon State Police said Sunday that it is working with the Baker County District Attorney's Office to determine what happened to Joshua Pantle. Workers at the jail noticed he was having medical issues around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

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  12. Baker County Jail inmate dies in the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KATU-TV Portland

    BAKER CITY, Ore. A inmate died in the hospital Saturday afternoon of "medical issues" that started in the Baker County Jail, Oregon State Police said.

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  13. Snowpack in Elkhorns near record low for early MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... has had a predictable effect on some of the major streams that drain from the Elkhorns, said Rick Lusk , Baker County watermaster. Lusk said Tuesday afternoon that flows in Rock Creek and the North Powder River, for instance, were in the range of 50 ...

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  14. Rare May sight: Elkhorn Mountains almost nakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | OregonLive.com

    ... has had a predictable effect on some of the major streams that drain from the Elkhorns, said Rick Lusk, Baker County watermaster. Lusk said Tuesday afternoon that flows in Rock Creek and the North Powder River, for instance, were in the range of 50 ...

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  15. Fewer say no to shotsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Baker City Herald

    Statistically speaking, parents of kindergartners in Baker County schools continue to be among the highest percentage in the state to seek nonmedical exemptions for their children from the state's immunization program. But those statistics, a 7.3-percent rate, include just 11 students countywide, according to an Oregon Health Authority report released May 1. The report, produced by the Oregon Immunization Program, states that 5.8 percent of all Oregon kindergartners listed "religious, philosophical or other nonmedical exemption to one or more required vaccines."

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  16. Ash Grove's Durkee plant receives two awards from companyRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Baker City Herald

    Ash Grove Cement Company's plant near Durkee in Baker County has received two awards from the company headquarters in Ashland Park, Kansas. Each year Ash Grove Cement recognizes one plant that exemplifies the company's goal to have safety ingrained as part of the daily work culture.

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  17. Empty ElkhornsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Baker City Herald

    ... has had a predictable effect on some of the major streams that drain from the Elkhorns, said Rick Lusk, Baker County watermaster. Lusk said Tuesday afternoon that flows in Rock Creek and the North Powder River, for instance, were in the range of 50 ...

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  18. Remembering Bishop Thomas ConnollyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Baker City Herald

    Bishop Thomas J. Connolly was a man who would take you rock hunting, help dig your car out of the snow, and travel the backroads of Baker County to say Mass at a cow camp. "He was a dedicated, devout and beloved priest-bishop, known and respected in the community and a friend of all."

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  19. Baker man accused of stealing mailRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Baker City Herald

    A Baker County Sheriff's deputy good instincts - and good timing - led to the Sunday arrest of a Baker City man accused of stealing mail from at least seven mail boxes. Michael Daryll Counts, 28, of 3310 G St., is charged with multiple counts of mail theft, a Class C felony.

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  20. 'He was just one of the folks'Read the original story

    Monday May 4 | Baker City Herald

    Bishop Thomas J. Connolly was a man who would take you rock hunting, help dig your car out of the snow, and travel the backroads of Baker County to say Mass at a cow camp. "He was a dedicated, devout and beloved priest-bishop, known and respected in the community and a friend of all."

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