State Police Log published Saturday, September 15, 2012

By The Curry Coastal Pilot September 14, 2012 09:02 pm


Monday, Aug. 27

Driving complaint, 2:54 p.m.: A citizen reported a motorist in a pickup southbound from Bandon was driving eratically all over the road.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Vehicle stuck, 8:10 a.m.: The driver of commercial truck and trailer was attempting to pull into traffic from a vista point near milepost 346 when the trailer became high centered, blocking all of the southbound lane and part of the northbound lane. Another truck driver attempted to assist without success. A heavy tow truck arrived to remove the stuck truck. Traffic was limited to one lane for two hours.

Vehicle stuck, 12:35 p.m.: A four-wheel-drive vehicle was stuck on the beach at the end of Paradise Point Road and the driver was concerned about the incoming tide. The driver was informed that the tide was outgoing. By the time a tow truck arrived, bystanders had helped the motorist get unstuck.

Vehicle impound, 4:54 p.m.: A motorist was pulled over for speeding and failure to drive in lane near the Chetco River bridge. The 51-year-old driver was found to be driving without insurance. He was warned of other violations and the car was impounded.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Assault, 2:53 p.m.: A trooper overheard on the radio that an assault was occuring on Sixes River Road and responded until a deputy could arrive from Gold Beach. The trooper took statements for the deputy. The deputy then made an arrest and took the suspect to Curry County Jail.

Friday, Aug. 31

Assault, 12:31 p.m.: Because there was no deputy in the area, the Curry County Sheriff’s Office requested Oregon State Police respond to an assault complaint on Court Street. A 48-year-old woman called 911 to report she had been assaulted by a 41-year-old Central Point woman. During the call she was interrupted by a 65-year-old Harbor man. When the trooper, with the assistance of a Brookings police officer, interviewed those involved, the three people and a witness, all of whom were intoxicated, had different stories. The caller left the scene voluntarily. A report was filed with the district attorney.

Non-injury traffic crash, 3:10 p.m.: A 68-year-old driver from Stockton, Calif., was northbound on Highway 101 near milepost 360 when a 23-year-old Brookings driver made a left turn in front of him. The California driver struck the left-turning vehicle, causing it to roll and come to rest on the driver’s side. The California driver was able to drive from the scene. The Brookings driver’s car was towed. She was cited for making a dangerous left turn.

Sunday, Sept. 9

Assist outside agency, 9:34 p.m.: A trooper was called to assist Gold Beach Police Department with a dispute on Crook Street involving several people.

DUII, 11:20 p.m.: A driver was found to be driving under the influence of intoxicants on Ellensburg Avenue in Gold Beach and transported to Curry County Jail.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Non-injury traffic crash, 8:25 a.m.: A 25-year-old truck driver from McKinleyville, Calif., was northbound on Highway 101 and began to pass a car driven by a 69-year-old tourist from Germany when the car began to make a left turn into Arch Rock viewpoint. The car collided with the right rear wheel of the truck. The car was towed from the scene. The truck received a flat tire from the collission; however, the driver was told he could not drive because he had no log book in his possession. The trucker was cited for having no log book and for making an unsafe pass.