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State Police Log published Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Saturday, April 30

DUII 12:13 a.m.: A driver was stopped in the 15500 block of Oceanview Drive and found to be driving under the influence of intoxicants. the 29-year-old Brookings driver was booked into the Curry County Jail.

Reckless driving, 1:30 p.m.: A 28-year-old driver drove around a trooper  stopped at a stop sign at South Bank Chetco River Road and Highway 101. The driver continued across the bridge reaching speeds of 60 mph when entering a 25 mph zone with the trooper in pursuit with lights and siren. The car turned up Oak Street, then Pacific Avenue, Fern Avenue, Elk Drive and finally up Fifth Street without slowing or stopping. The driver came to a stop at the Chetco Medical Center with a passenger who had a badly torn leg. The driver was warned for eluding and cited for reckless driving.

Non-injury traffic crash, 4 p.m.: An 83-year-old Brookings driver was in the right lane on Highway 101 near the Chetco River Bridge when she changed lanes into the path of a 35-year-old driver from Brookings. The first driver struck the right front wheel of the second driver. Both cars were driven from the scene.


Sunday, May 1

DUII, 6:45 p.m.: A trooper stopped a pickup that was speeding a mile up North Bank Chetco River Road. The 36-year-old Brookings driver had bloodshot eyes and a strong odor of alcohol and had a juvenile passenger. The driver was found to be on probation with a no-alcohol clause. He was transported to Curry County Jail and booked for driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless endangering and probation violation.


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