PPD is busy over the holiday weekend

By on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Police Department responded to 294 calls for service
over the Labor Day weekend. Chief Chuck Byram said that two of the most potentially
serious incidents did not result in what could have been tragic injuries.

A motorist drove through the glass double doors at the Bowman Building on Southwest
Frazer Avenue Saturday. Byram said that contrary to the assumption the driver was
under the influence, that was not the case.

“He reported some mechanical issues just prior to the crash,” Byram said. “That’s still
being investigated, but thankfully he had insurance. Things will get fixed. It’s just
unfortunate that it happened.”

Byram said that early Sunday morning police received a 911 call from Dylan Frostad
reporting that he had shot at an intruder in his residence on Northwest 21st Street. Byram said that the man admitted to being under the influence of intoxicants.

“He was seeing things that were not there and then decided to act on them in a fashion
that endangered the whole public,” Byram said.

Frostad had fired several shots. Byram said officers quickly canvassed the area to make
sure no one was injured. Police are looking for any property damage as a result that
could increase the charges already filed against Frostad.