UMATILLA COUNTY:  Charged with attempted murder

UMATILLA COUNTY: Charged with attempted murder

Deputies for the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cristine Luzette Mendoza, 46, in a domestic violence incident that rose to include felony charges, including attempted murder.

It all began when a man went to Good Shepherd Medical Center suffering from stab wounds. Lt. Sterrin Holcomb told News sources that deputies have answered previous calls regarding domestic violence at the residence at 31092 Baggett Lane in the Hermiston area.

Mendoza is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, menacing, and unlawful use of a weapon. Upon her arrest, her bail was set at $520,000.