|State Police Log published Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010|
|November 20, 2010 08:00 am|
Wednesday, Nov. 3
Possession of a controlled substance, 2:20 p.m.: Two men from Cave Junction were contacted after they were spotted picking mushrooms along Old Coast Road a mile north of Gold Beach. The trooper believed the mushrooms to be psilocybin. The mushrooms were confiscated and sent to the Central Point crime lab for analysis.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
Agency assist, 3:49 p.m.: Two troopers assisted Brookings Police Department on a stolen vehicle stop. The driver was a wanted felon. The driver and passenger were taken out of the vehicle at gunpoint without incident on Fern Avenue. A small amount of methamphetamine, a needle and a pipe were found. Both men were transported to Curry County Jail.
DUII, 6:44 p.m.: A motorist was pulled over on Highway 101 near milepost 356 for suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants. The driver failed a field sobriety test and later recorded a blood alcohol of .12. He was cited for DUII, driving while suspended, driving uninsured and switching license plates on his vehicle.
Agency assist, 10:32 p.m.: A trooper assisted Brookings a police officer attempting to located a man who fled on foot into the woods in the 500 block of Fifth Street. The suspect was found hiding in the creek, taken into custody without incident and transported to Curry County Jail.
Thursday, Nov. 11
Agency assist, 2:30 p.m.: Oregon State Police troopers were dispatched to assist Brookings Police Department in investigating a fatal crash on Highway 101 near Carpenterville Road.
DUII, 4:14 p.m.: A trooper took over investigation of a motorist driving under the influence of intoxicants in the lower parking lot at Azalea Park after a Brookings police officer was sent on another call. The driver failed a field sobriety test, and was found with a .21 blood alcohol level. He was cited for DUII and having an open container in the vehicle.
Friday, Nov. 12
Recklessly endangering, 11:40 a.m.: A driver was observed failing to stop for a construction flagger on Highway 101 near milepost 353. When pulled over, the driver said he was not paying attention and tried to slow down. The driver was cited for recklessly endangering a highway worker.
DUII, 7:10 p.m.: A motorist was observed driving from the state line to the Chetco River bridge possibly under the influence of intoxicants with two children in the vehicle. A breath sample indicated blood alcohol of .22, almost triple the legal limit. The driver was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants and two counts of recklessly endangering.
Agency assist, 11:52 p.m.: A trooper assisted a Brookings police officer in a traffic stop. A police dog alerted officers to possible drugs. A search found 15 grams of methamphetamine. Both people in the car were booked into the Curry County Jail.
Tuesday, Nov. 16
DUII, 4:30 p.m.: During a traffic stop on Highway 101 near milepost 356, the driver was found to have a strong odor of alcohol. The driver failed a field sobriety test. His blood alcohol was .00. He then consented to a urine sample. The driver was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants, possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving and failure to maintain a safe distance from an emergency vehicle.