Police Log July 24, 2013

By The Curry Coastal Pilot July 23, 2013 09:33 pm

Friday, July 19

Suspicious conditions, 1:19 a.m.: 800 block of Chetco Avenue.

Dispute/fight, 3:41 a.m.: Ransom Avenue and Third Street.

Fire, 4:53 a.m.: Harbor Fire responded to the 16000 block of Boat Basin Road.

Fire, 10:16 a.m.: Harbor Fire responded to the Chetco River bridge.

Driving complaint, 11:34 a.m.: Highway 101 northbound from Fifth Street.

Driving complaint, 1:35 p.m.: Highway 101 southbound.

Theft, 1:51 p.m.: 600 block of Easy Street.

Suspicious conditions, 2:13 p.m.: 900 block of Chetco Avenue.

Animal complaint, 6:05 p.m.: South Bank Chetco River Road.

Suspicious conditions, 6:27 p.m.: Harris Beach State Park.

Animal complaint, 6:36 p.m.: 1100 block of Chetco Avenue.

Fire, 7:49 p.m.: Brookings Fire responded to the 900 block of Timberline Drive.

Harassment, 9:11 p.m.: 500 block of Cushing Court.

Illegal fireworks, 9:33 p.m.: 1100 block of Chetco Avenue.

Dispute/fight, 11:08 p.m.: 96400 block of Cape Ferrelo Road.

Saturday, July 20

Misuse of 911, 7:29 a.m.: A citizen in the 96400 block of Cape Ferrelo Road called 911 for information and was redirected to the business line.

Hazard, 7:44 a.m.: A sign that was a traffic hazard on Parkview Drive was moved by an officer.

Suspicious conditions, 8:38 a.m.: Highway 101 and West Hoffeldt Lane.

Panhandling, 10:54 a.m.: A panhandler at Chetco Avenue and Fifth Street was advised of a city ordinance prohibiting panhandling.

Dispute/fight, 12:36 p.m.: A family dispute was reported in the 96400 block of Cape Ferrelo Road.

Loud noise, 12:39 pl.m.: An officer followed up on a loud music complaint in the 700 block of Second Street but was unable to hear music in the neighborhood. He did observe a pressure washer being used and heard a vacuum cleaner running.

Suspicious conditions, 1:28 p.m.: 16200 block of Highway 101.

Driving complaint, 1:29 p.m.: A vehicle at Harris Beach State Park was  reportedly being driven by a drunken driver. Following an investigation, the driver was arrested for DUII. A passenger was arrested for resisting and tampering with evidence.

Suspicious conditions, 1:52 p.m.: 16000 block of Driftwood Lane.

Misuse of 911, 5:42 p.m.: A toddler in the 400 block of Lundeen Lane was playing with a phone.

Misuse of 911, 6:28 p.m.: An intoxicated man called 911 for information.

Intoxicated subject, 7:35 p.m.: An adult male transient was cited for having an open container of alcohol in a public park at Fifth Street and Chetco Avenue.

Animal complaint, 7:50 p.m.: A driver hit a deer at Chetco Avenue and Bridge Street causing damage to the car. The driver was not injured. the deceased deer was to be picked up later.

Ilegal fireworks, 9:25 p.m.: A caller reported illegal fireworks on Meadow Lane. An officer could not locate anyone using fireworks, although he did find residents nearby at Pioneer Road and Hassett Street using legal fireworks.

Information, 10:21 p.m.: An officer talked to two tranients at Azalea Park who were there after hours. They left the area.

Fire, 10:54 p.m.: A driftwood fire on Sporthaven Beach was doused by Harbor Fire and Coos Forest personnel.


In addition to routine traffic stops, six drivers were cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian duing a crosswalk enforcement operation.

Sunday, July 21

Shots fired, 12:26 a.m.: Three loud bangs were heard by callers on Helen Lane, Timberline Drive, Parkview Drive and Harris Beach State Park rest area.

Hazard, 11:52 a.m.: Highway 101 near milepost 359.

Fire, 2:15 p.m.: Coos Forest Patrol responded to the Chetco River South Jetty.

Animal complaint, 6:07 p.m.: A citizen in the 700 block of First Street found a black Lab and a small poodle  that were running at large. the citizen said he will hold onto them until the owner called.

Animal complaint, 6:19 p.m.: A citizen was concerned about a white van that had been parked on the shoulder of Chetco Avenue near Crissey Circle for the past couple of days. Police found the owner and the dog are fine, but the van had mechanical problems. The van was to be towed on Monday.

Suspicious conditions, A young man drove into a resident’s driveway in the 700 block of Pioneer Road and started yelling for no apparent reason. After yelling at the caller and several others, he drove off recklessly, spinning his tires. Officers located the vehicle and arrested the driver for failure to carry and present driver license. Additional charges are pending.

Theft, 8:49 p.m.: a park ranger at Loeb State Park told police a man reported weapons were stolen. The case was transferred to Oregon State Police.

Fire, 9:09 p.m.: A caller reported a campfire on Mill Beach. Brookings Fire personnel checked and found the campfire was in compliance.

Monday, July 22

Warrant service, 7:13 a.m.: A man was arrested in the 400 block of Oak Street on a valid Curry County circuit court warrant for misdemeanor driving while suspended.

Suspicious conditions, 10:36 a.m.: Officers talked to a patron who was being a nuisance at Chetco Community Public Library. The transient’s probation officer was contacted. No crime.

Found property, 11:15 a.m.: Property found at Chetco Avenue and Arnold Lane was taken to the police station. An officer called the owner of the property.

Animal complaint, 12:30 p.m.: Animal abuse was not as reported.

Theft, 1:02 p.m.: A man left Fred Meyer without paying for a shopping cart full of beer.

Forgery/fraud/bad check: 300 block of Fifth Street.

Warrant service, 3:06 p.m.: A man was arrested on a warrant at his residence in the 400 block of Pine Street and transported to the Curry County Jail.

Criminal mischief, 3:20 p.m.: A public works employee reported juveniles possibly damaging the fence at the wastewater treatment plant on Wharf Street. Police were unable to find any juveniles or damage to the fence.

Harassment, 4:44 p.m.: A citizen running at the Brookings-Harbor High School track reported being verbally abused by some juveniles.

Dispute/fight, 9:16 p.m.: 15500 block of Winriver Road.

Suspicious conditions, 11:10 p.m.: A citizen in the 900 block of Helen Lane reported mysterious flashes of light and was also hearing loud bangs in the distance. It turned out the two were unrelated. A neighbor was doing outdoor flash photography.