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Police Log May 29, 2013

Friday, May 24 

Loud noise, 3:09 a.m.: Police received a report of several people standing outside talking loudly at Fern and Hemlock streets. 

Dispute/fight, 4:06 a.m.: Several people were yelling in Azalea Park. 

Found property, 10:23 a.m.: Wharf and King streets. 

Illegal dumping, 10:33 a.m.: Highway 101 and North Bank Chetco River Road. 

Disabled vehicle, 1:26 p.m.: Chetco Avenue and Fifth Street. 

Disorderly conduct, 1:40 p.m.: A domestic verbal dispute was reported in the 600 block of Fifth Street. They were contacted by officers and warned for disorderly conduct. 

Transient information,  1:43 p.m.: Police received d report of several transients setting up a camp behind a business in the 800 block of Railroad Street. They had a small campfire going. An officer  made contact and all people involved agreed to move elsewhere after they cleaned up and gathered their belongings.  

Theft, 2:07 p.m.: North Bank Chetco River Road. 

Found property, 2:11 p.m.: A citizen walked into Brookings Police Department to turn in a wallet he found in the middle of Chetco Avenue near the 76 gas station. The owner was contacted and picked up his wallet. 

Stalking, 2:23 p.m.: 600 block of Old County Road. 

Found property, 2:58 p.m.: Easy Manor Drive. 

Field interview, 6:09 p.m.: An officer made contact with three people on Pine Street with a quad. The operator of the quad was issued a citation for driving while suspended and warned for failure to register, and excessive noise. 

Field interview, 8:06 p.m.: An officer contacted a male and female transient who appeared to be having a verbal dispute in the 900 block of Chetco Avenue. 

Found property, 8:26 p.m.:  A citizen reported he had someone’s pet corgi that followed his daughter all around Azalea Park for a period of time. The owner was later found and reunited with the dog. 

DUII, 8:49 p.m.: A male driver arrested  at Chetco Avenue and Easy Street for refusal to perform a field sobriety test after he was pulled over for speeding and running a red light. He was lodged at Curry County Jail. 

Hazard, 9:20 p.m.: A large box freight truck got stuck on a curb attempting to enter the parking lot of a business in the 1200 block of Chetco Avenue. 

Suspicious conditions, 9:39 p.m.: Suspicious people with flashlights were reported at the port entering a beach house near Best Western Beachfront Inn. 

Saturday, May 25 

Shots fired, 4:26 a.m.: Police received a report of shots fired up North Bank Chetco River Road near Mountain Drive after neighbors heard a disturbance occurring throughout the evening. 

Injury vehicle accident, 9:40 p.m.: Highway 101 and North Bank Chetco River Road. 

Non-injury vehicle accident, 10:19 a.m.: Motorhome clipped side mirror of a vehicle in Fred Meyer parking lot. Damage was done only to mirror. 

Non-injury vehicle accident, 12:23 p.m.: A driver rolled his truck onto a neighbor’s yard in the 19000 block of Woodton Lane. The driver was not hurt. 

Lost property, 2:23 p.m.: Port of Brookings Harbor. 

Fire, 3:12 p.m.: Brookings Fire Department responded to Whaleshead Cove. 

Harassment, 5:54 p.m.: 500 block of Fir Street. 

Field interview, 8:01 p.m.: A person was cited for possession of marijuana in the 500 block of Railroad Street. 

Suspicious conditions, 9:02 p.m.: A 14-year-old girl was found by a port employee hanging around with local transients in the 16300 block of Lower Harbor Road. 

Shots fired, 9:37 p.m.: Shots fired or possible illegal fireworks were heard near the caller’s residence at Hidden Court and Brooke Lane. An officer was unable to locate anything suspicious. 

Shots fired, 9:41 p.m.: 17200 block of Old County Road. 

Sunday, May 26 

Loud noise, 12:26 a.m.: Officers investigated a complaint of loud music coming from the Elks lodge. 

Field interview, 12:56 a.m.: Two intoxicated men were walking home on Hillside Avenue. One was in violation of his probation by having consumed alcohol. Information regarding the violation was forwarded to his probation officer. 

Theft, 8:33 a.m.: A man called from the  98100 block of West Benham Lane to advise he was robbed the night before. 

Lost property, 3:18 p.m.: A car key was lost between Flying Gull and Fred Meyer. 

Suspicious conditions, 3:25 p.m.: Citizen reported seeing a man with a gun walking on Lower Harbor Road during the Azalea Festival. 

Non-injury vehicle accident,  8:08 p.m.: A vehicle was in the ditch at Highway 101 and Carpenterville Road. Brookings Police Department assisted Oregon State Police with the DUII crash until a trooper could arrive to take over the investigation.

Theft, 8:38 p.m.:  A full 5-gallon gas can was stolen from a citizen’s porch in the 300 block of Oxford Street. A witness provided a California plate and a distinctive vehicle description, but officers have been  unable to locate it. 

Animal complaint, 9:56 p.m.: A citizen reported an ongoing problem with a dog constantly barking at a residence in the 700 block of Second Street. An officer verified the barking dogs, but was unable to locate anyone home. Dispatch left a message on the owner’s cell phone regarding the complaint. 

Monday, May 27

Assault, 9:33 a.m.: 200 block of Cedar Street. 

Criminal mischief, 11:33 a.m.: 16400 block of Lower Harbor Road. 

Threats, 1:11 p.m.: An officer took a report of threats by a customer to another customer at Fred Meyer. The officer determined they had differing stories and found nothing criminal. 

Animal complaint, 4:46 p.m.: A friendly black and white pit bull mix was found near the high school. The finder offered to keep dog for the night and gave the OK for the owner to call. 

Intoxicated subject, 4:52 p.m.: A customer at restaurant in the 900 block of Chetco Avenue who placed a to-go order was reported to smell  strongly of alcohol. An officer contacted the man in his vehicle, and he was arrested for DUII and transported to jail. 

Suspicious conditions, 6:42 p.m.: A possible theft from a business in the 16100 block of Highway 101 was not as reported. 


During the Memorial Day weekend, Brookings police made many traffic stops and issued several DUII citations to motorists.


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