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Police Log May 11, 2013

Tuesday, May 7 

Abandoned vehicle, 7:32 a.m.: A vehicle that was partially blocking business entry in the 16100 block of Highway 101 was towed. 

Alarm, 10:21 a.m.: A fire alarm was activated in the 98100 block of  West Benham Lane. Harbor Fire was dispatched and Brookings fire notified. A contractor working at the location had breached a sprinkler line, setting off alarm. 

Burglary, 10:57 a.m.: An officer took a report of a stolen bicycle from storage area behind business in the 1000 block of Chetco Avenue. 

Hit and run, 1:25 p.m.: A vehicle was hit in Fred Meyer parking lot on Thursday, May 2. Slight damage to rear bumper. There were no witnesses or suspect vehicle information. 

Harassment, 1:47 p.m.: A citizen reported his grandson was harassed at at Kalmiopsis Elementary School. 

Minor in possession of liquor, 2:17 p.m.: Juveniles were cited for  alcohol  consumption in the 600 block of Pioneer Road. 

Hazard, 3:09 p.m.: The report of a traffic hazard on Highway 101 on the California side of the border was transferred to Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office. 

Warrant service 3:55 p.m.: An adult male transient was arrested on a valid circuit court warrant and transported to jail from the 900 block of Chetco Avenue. 

Illegal dumping, 4:20 p.m.: 700 block of PIoneer Road. 

Suspicious conditions, 4:32 p.m.: A young woman walking along Highway 101 near Cape Ferrelo was reported to Curry County Sheriff’s Office by a citizen concerned for her safety. 

Found property,  6:30 p.m.: A camera found by an officer in a field at Bud Cross Park was placed in lost and found drawer.

Dispute/fight, 7:09 p.m.: Officers diffused a neighbor dispute in the 800 block of Pioneer Road. 

Animal complaint, 8:59 p.m.: A lost Jack Russell terrier was found by owners about an hour after it had been reported missing from the 800 block of Hillside Avenue.

Overdue subject, 9:51 p.m.: A young woman and her 1-year-old child were reported to Brookings Police Department as missing from the 600 block of Old County Road. An officer located the woman by researching cell phone records. She was fine, but had decided to leave the area and did not let family members know of her intentions.

Field interview, 9:50 p.m.: An officer was flagged down by a woman who said she and her male friend had been in a verbal disagreement in the 1000 block of Chetco Avenue. An officer facilitated the distribution of property between the two, and they separated for the time being. 


Brookings police made traffic stops, in particular eight stops warning of speed, and other miscellaneous warnings.

Wednesday, May 8 

Criminal trespass, 1:23 a.m.: An ongoing investigation with a criminal trespass issue took place in the 500 block of Fir Street. 

Suspicious conditions, 7:47 a.m.: An unusual object in a vacant lot was investigated at Pioneer Court and Pioneer Road. 

Non-injury vehicle accident, 10:17 a.m.: A three vehicle accident near Highway 101 and Zimmerman Lane was reported. Oregon State Police and Harbor Fire responded to assist. Information was exchanged between all parties involved. 

Suspicious conditions, 11:33 a.m.: 400 block of Alder Street. 

Dispute/fight, 1:33 a.m.: Two men were in an aggressive verbal dispute in the 500 block of Hemlock Street. Both men were warned for disorderly conduct.  

Warrant service, 2:20 p.m.: A man was arrested for a local warrant on Oak Street. 

Driving complaint, 3:08 p.m.: A possibly intoxicated driver was reported in the 300 block of Fifth Street. 

Animal complaint, 3:59 p.m.: A dog was found on the highway in the 1300 block of Chetco Avenue. Arrangements were made to return the dog to its owner. 

Theft, 4:20 p.m.: 1500 block of Glenwood Drive. 

Driving complaint 6:13 p.m.: A driving complaint was received regarding a vehicle driven erratically. Contact was made with the vehicle at Old County and Pacific Terrace road and the driver was cited for careless driving. 

Hazard, 8:19 p.m.: Multiple 911 calls were received for an adult man reportedly walking down the middle of the road on the yellow lines, slowing traffic near Highway 101 and Winchuck River Road. 

Found property, 9:19 p.m.:  Property was retrieved from a local business and returned to its owner. 


Police made many traffic stops, warning for speeding, following too closely, failure to stop for a pedestrian, and  cited several drivers for speeding. 

Thursday, May 9

Assist public, 12:24 a.m.: An officer was flagged down by a citizen in the 1100 block of Chetco Avenue to answer questions about a situation the person was concerned about.

Welfare check, 8:43 a.m.: A neighbor was cocnerned about an ill resident in the 600 block of Fifth Street who now has parcels accumulated and untouched on her porch. After several attempts to get her to answer the door, she woke up and officer confirmed she was all right.

Suspicious conditions, 11:58 a.m.: 300 block of Fifth Street.

Warrant service, 12:13 p.m.: Pacific Avenue and Oak Street.

Juvenile problem, 1:49 p.m.: 600 block of Easy Street.

Hazard, 3:10 p.m.: Highway 101 and Eggers Road.

Hazard, 6:20 p.m.: Brookings swimming pool.

Dispute/fight: 7:27 p.m.: 500 block of Hemlock Street.

Dispute/fight: 7:27 p.m.: 13900 block of Highway 101.

Suspicious conditions, 8:50 p.m.: A citizen reported several people at KidTown with a dog that was constantly barking. Several high school students were counseled on park hours, to keep their dog on a leash and to not allow the dog to bark continuously.

Unknown problem, 9:06 p.m.: An officer overheard a man yelling obscenities in the area of Fred Meyer. The officer was unable to locate the man, but a gas station attendant advised that several men were in a verbal dispute.

Fire, 9:16 p.m.: Brookings Fire responded to a residence on Kindell Street where two burn barrels were burning in the backyard. The resident was told burn barrels are not allowed in the city and he agreed to put the fires out.

Non-injury traffic crash, 11:13 p.m.: Highway 101 and Deer Park Drive.


Brookings police made several traffic stops, issuing warnings for speed and defective lighting, and an officer assisted a resident with the proper installation of a child safety seat.


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