Police Issue Public Alert Concerning Hermiston Transient

<p>Peter Villarreal</p>

Peter Villarreal

From the summer of 2008 through today, the Hermiston Police Department has arrested Peter Villarreal 54 times, charging him with 83 different things.  Charges have included criminal activity such as Disorderly Conduct, Offensive Littering, and Criminal Trespass and other violations such as Drinking in Public and Urinating in Public.

 56-year-old Peter Villarreal is a transient in Hermiston.  The Hermiston Police Department receives numerous calls on the welfare of Mr. Villarreal as he is often observed walking around town and has been known to walk in front of traffic with complete disregard for his well-being.

In October of this year, members of the Hermiston Police Department worked with the circuit court system to ensure an evaluation was conducted.  The details of that evaluation and the mental status of Mr. Villarreal is/are protected medical information however this alert is to show members that the Hermiston Police Department have tried to get Mr. Villarreal the help he needs.

The Hermiston Police Department would encourage drivers to drive with extreme caution when in the proximity of Mr. Villarreal.