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Police and Public Safety

Public safety calls for week of March 13

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Warrants

Warrant service, 10:47 p.m. March 4, TJ Maxx. Matthew C. Ruljancich, 31, of Seaside was arrested on a restraining order violation and booked at Clatsop County Jail.

Violation of parole, 11:29 a.m. March 3, Fultano’s Pizza. Jennifer Rose Meyers, 35, of Vernonia was arrested on a felony warrant from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and booked at Clatsop County Jail.

Drugs

Field interview, 10:24 p.m. March 3, Second Street at Marlin Avenue. Angela Marie Cushman, 39, of Seaside was arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and heroin and on a warrant. She was booked at Clatsop County Jail.

Thefts and burglaries

Counterfeit bills received, 10:58 p.m. March 2, Warrenton Mini Mart. A customer passed a fake $20 bill sometime during the night shift.

Utility trailer theft, 1:54 p.m. March 4, 1000 block Northwest Warrenton Drive. A man reported a 10-foot trailer was missing from his home.

Shoplifting, 7:50 p.m. March 5, Walmart. Cory Steven Holland, 28, of Tillamook was cited for third-degree theft and criminal mischief after he allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for $66 in lights and men’s accessories.

Shoplifting, 8:36 p.m. March 5, Walmart. Brittany Marie Allen, 22, of Rockaway was cited for second-degree theft and criminal mischief after she allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for $499 in merchandise, including a child’s motorized all-terrain vehicle, diapers and a stroller.

Shoplifting, 12:20 p.m. March 7, Fred Meyer. Nicole Danielle Bowers, 24, of Warrenton was cited for second-degree theft and criminal mischief after she allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for $242 in makeup, toiletries and food.

Shoplifting, 11:27 p.m. March 7, Walmart. Gretchen Beth Brooks, 42, of Astoria was cited for third-degree theft and criminal mischief after she allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for $21 in leggings and underwear.

Shoplifting, 9:12 a.m. March 8, Walmart. Jonathan Edward Walgren, 29, no known address, was cited for third-degree theft and trespassing after he allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for a breakfast sandwich. He’d previously been trespassed from the store. The assistant store manager purchased the sandwich for Walgren.

Shoplifting, 5 p.m. March 8, Walmart. Sarah Ann Maples, 31, of Seaside was cited for third-degree theft after she allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for $52 in markers and gloves.

Suspicious circumstances/disturbances

Disturbance, 6:39 p.m. March 4, 0-100 block Northwest Gardenia Avenue. A man’s family, who has a restraining order against him, reported the man had returned to their residence and was throwing things. Michael Allen Meeuwsen, 29, of Warrenton was arrested and booked at Clatsop County Jail.

Bobcat attacking a dog, 5:45 a.m. March 7, 4400 block Commercial St., Astoria. Bobcat fled after being shot by resident with BB gun; dog in good condition. (OSP)

Audible burglar alarm, 5:33 a.m. March 9, Warrenton Grade School. The head custodian was contacted at the school, who reported the alarm was set off accidentally by an arriving teacher. Unlawful purchase of a firearm, 2:36 p.m. March 10, Gun & Boot & Gear, Astoria. A 63-year-old Hammond man on probation was cited; case referred to the District Attorney’s Office. (OSP)

Vehicles

Road-rage incident, 12:41 p.m. Feb. 28, Highway 101 Business at High Life Lane. A 44-year-old Warrenton woman driving with her teenage daughter reported that a man in a 2006 Mercedes threw a glass bottle at them. Police stopped a car matching the description with a couple from Ilwaco ages 20 and 21 and an infant. The case is under investigation.

Speeding, 4:36 p.m. March 3, Ridge Road near Parkview Apartments. Driver cited for going 71 in a 45 mph zone.

Vehicle into stump, 12:55 p.m. March 5, Highway 101 at Old Weigh Station Road, Gearhart. Driver Scott S. Powell, 73, of Seaside was taken to Providence Seaside Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. (OSP)

Reckless driving, 1:50 p.m. March 5, Highway 101 at Alternate Highway 101. Driver cited for careless driving, driving while suspended and failing to install an ignition interlock device.

Traffic stop, 6:45 a.m. March 6, Ridge Road and Long Lake. Driver cited for driving while suspended.

Speeding, 1:05 p.m. March 7, Ridge Road near KOA. Driver cited for going 65 in a 45 mph zone. Two-vehicle collision, no injuries, 1:40 p.m. March 7, Highway 101 at Beerman Creek Lane, Seaside.

Drunken driving, 6:25 p.m. March 7, Hammond Mooring Basin. Travis James Wagers, 30, of Hammond was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants. He was booked at Clatsop County Jail, where his blood-alcohol content was recorded at 0.16 percent.

Drunken driving, 3:20 a.m. March 8, 200 block of Southwest Second Street. Tara A. Massey, 34, of Warrenton was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants, interfering with a peace officer and resisting arrest. She was booked at Clatsop County Jail, where her blood-alcohol content was recorded at 0.17 percent.

Traffic stop, 1:47 p.m. March 8, Highway 26 at Raghorn Road. Jessica Marie Bouvia, 36, of Seaside was booked at Clatsop County Jail after it was discovered she had two active arrest warrants. (OSP) Vehicle into pole with injury, 3:20 p.m. March 8, East Harbor Drive.

Two-vehicle collision, one injury, 3:38 p.m. March 8, Highway 104 at Delaura Beach Lane. One driver cited for following too closely. The second driver complained of pain.

Speeding, 8:19 a.m. March 9, location not given. After officer smelled marijuana in car, minor driver was given field sobriety tests and failed. He was booked at Clatsop County Jail for driving under the influence of intoxicants and cited for going 75 in a 55 mph zone and having no insurance. Two passengers were cited for being minors in possession of marijuana.

Equipment violation, 2:29 p.m. March 10, Highway 202 south of Tapiola Park, Astoria. James George Walters, 49, of Astoria was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants and cited for having no operator’s license. (OSP)

Fire and service calls

Live power line onto road, 7:59 a.m. March 7, Highway 101 Business just north of Old Youngs Bay Bridge. Highway closed for more than an hour. (OSP)

Structure fire, 6:55 a.m. March 8, Sunset Lake RV Park.

Carbon monoxide alarm, 9:02 p.m. March 9, 700 block Northwest Warrenton Drive

Medical calls

Lift assist, 8:53 a.m. March 4, 300 block Alternate Highway 101.

Emergency patient arriving by helicopter, 5:26 p.m. March 4, Coast Guard Station Astoria.

Diabetic emergency, 8:30 p.m. March 4, 200 block Southwest Alder Avenue.

Lift assist, 3:02 p.m. March 5, 90900 block Highway 101.

Lift assist, 10:06 a.m. March 6, 90900 block Highway 101.

Difficulty breathing, 10:23 a.m. March 6, 100 block south Highway 101.

Lift assist, 10:45 a.m. March 6, 90900 block Highway 101.

Lift assist, 3:08 p.m. March 6, 100 block Northwest 17th Place.

Heart issues, 3:45 p.m. March 7, 1600 block Ensign Lane.

Chest pain, 8:36 p.m. March 7, 800 block Pacific Drive, Hammond.

Lift assist, 9:44 p.m. March 7, 0-100 block Northwest 17th Place.

Unconscious person, 9:05 a.m. March 8, 33200 block Sunset Beach Lane.

Issues with high blood pressure, 11:49 p.m. March 8, 100 block Northwest Fourth Street.

Lift assist, 9:17 a.m. March 9, 0-100 block 17th Place.

Lift assist, 11:06 a.m. March 9, 2000 block Azalea Avenue.

Possible stroke, 12:16 p.m. March 9, 1100 block Northwest Warrenton Drive.

Diabetic issues, 5:19 p.m. March 9, 500 block Northwest Date Avenue.

Difficulty breathing, 8:02 p.m. March 9, 33100 block Oregon Lane.


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