Police Log August 10, 2013

By The Curry Coastal Pilot August 09, 2013 10:39 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 6 

Animal complaint, 12:01 a.m.: An ongoing dog barking was reported in the 300 block of North Hazel Street. 

Suspicious conditions, 12:22 a.m.: An officer may have interrupted someone attempting to gain entry to a vehicle at Willow and Hemlock Streets. The officer will follow up with the vehicle owner later. 

Suspicious conditions, 11:17 a.m.: 1100 block of Ransom Avenue. 

Suspicious conditions, 12:03 p.m.: 600 block of Old County Road. 

Dispute/fight, 1:54 p.m.: 400 block of Alder Street. 

Suspicious conditions, 2:55 p.m.: Winchuck River Road and Highway 101. 

Hazard, 3:01 p.m.: 600 block of Memory Lane. 

Theft, 4:33 p.m.: 300 block of Chetco Avenue. 

Suspicious conditions, 8:06 p.m.: 15500 block of Oceanview Drive. 

Suspicious conditions, 8:32 p.m.: Chetco River bridge. 

Wednesday, Aug. 7 

Suspicious conditions, 12:03 p.m.: The source of a loud explosion somewhere near the 800 block of North Second Street was not located. 

Non-injury vehicle accident, 1:10 p.m.: A two-vehicle fender bender was reported in the parking lot of Fred Meyer. 

Assist public, 1:20 p.m. Information was received regarding a possible scam where a caller claims to be a malware security specialist, and they ask for computer information because user systems have “crashed.” Once the information is provided, they are able to “lock” the person’s computer and then they charge $250 in order to unlock it. The calls are originating from India. 

Fire, 2:57 p.m.: Brookings Fire personnel responded to a report of a small, smoldering fire unattended on the Chetco Point Trail. An officer spoke with a male transient in the area possibly responsible for the fire . 

Non-injury vehicle accident, 4:33 p.m.: A boy riding a red bike and wearing a green helmet came off the hill at Hilltop Plaza with no brakes and slid onto Highway 101, causing a two-vehicle non-injury traffic crash. The juvenile left before an officer arrived on scene. 

Violation of city ordinance, 5:36 p.m.: A report of bicyclists in the skate bowl was investigated. 

Intoxicated subject, 6:42 p.m.: Police received a report of intoxicated adults in the KidTown play structure. 

Attempt to locate, 6:55 p.m.: Officers attempted to locate a young woman that one of them had observed walking on the fog line on North Bank Chetco River Road.

Hit and run, 7:33 p.m.: A vehicle with Washington plates was the victim of a hit and run in the parking lot of Dairy Queen. The suspect vehicle was described as a silver Lincoln Town Car with Oregon plates last seen headed southbound driven by an elderly male. 

Illegal camping, 8:28 p.m.: A trailer was “dumped” at the cul-de-sac below Brookings RV Park and a woman was hiding in the bushes nearby. She was ordered to leave the RV park. The woman said she would have the trailer moved. 

Bike/skateboard complaint, 8:36 p.m.: A citizen came in to report a close call she had with a boy riding a red bike and wearing a green helmet. Possibly related to the earlier crash. It was reported that he flew through the intersection at Fifth and Easy streets about 5:15 p.m. without stopping at the stop sign; then was belligerent with her when she asked him if he had seen the sign. 

Field interview, 9:09 p.m.: Three people on Rosichelli Lane were warned for having no lights on their bikes at night. One was cited for having no brakes on his bike and given verbal warning for no helmet, although he has been counseled many times in the past regarding this matter. 

Warrant service, 10:43 p.m.: An adult male was arrested on a circuit court warrant for criminal mischief in the 1100 block of Chetco Avenue.


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