Press Release from Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO)
UMATILLA, Oregon — This morning at approximately 3:40 a.m., Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious person trespassing at Hendon Construction located in the 82000 block of Highway 395 N, Umatilla.
Upon arriving on scene, the responding deputy located a male hiding underneath a silver Dodge Ram pickup that was parked near a perimeter fence. The deputy detained the male, identified as Devon James Cooper, 24, from Cheney, Washington.
A search of the scene revealed a large hole had been cut in the perimeter fence and possible stolen property was in the pickup.
An on-scene investigation was conducted and Cooper was arrested and lodged at the Umatilla County Jail on the charges of Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Controlled Substance – Meth, Possession of Burglary Tools, Theft II, Criminal Trespass II and Criminal Mischief III.
The investigation is on-going.