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The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

Excerpts from the call logs of the Brookings Police Department:

Monday, Jan. 6

At 10:16 a.m. Dispute/fight reported on Ransom Avenue. Officer assisted family members having a verbal dispute; one party left the residence voluntarily.

At 10:21 a.m. Theft of purse reported at a business on 5th Street.

At 1:43 p.m. Scam phone call reported in Brookings.

At 2:10 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Park Avenue.

At 4:43 p.m. Male transient trespassed from private property on Pacific Avenue.

At 5:44 p.m. Transient male tweaking and undressing in the 16200 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 8:29 p.m. Theft reported at a restaurant in the 500 block of Chetco Avenue.

At 10:22 p.m. Male transient advised of the no-trespass order at a business in the 1000 block of Chetco Avenue and moved along.

At 11:11 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Wildwood Road.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

At 8:37 a.m. Illegal camping reported at Chetco Point. Four transients served official notices that exclude them from being in all city parks for 90


At 12:50 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported at Pioneer Road.

At 1:10 p.m. Criminal mischief reported in the 1600 block of Chetco Avenue. Report taken of a church window that was broken by unknown suspect(s) last week.

At 1:32 p.m. Male transient found sleeping on the floor of the men’s bathroom in the park near Kid Town at Azalea Park was moved along.

At 2:18 p.m. Adult female attempted to steal over $300 of merchandise by leaving a store on 5th Street with an unpaid cart of items. She was cited to appear in court and released from custody.

At 5:48 p.m. Threats reported on Railroad Avenue and Center Street.

At 8:58 p.m. Occupant of a vehicle parked near the Capella at Azalea Park advised of park hours and moved along.

At 9:50 p.m. Officer observed a fire in a Dumpster behind a business on Chetco Avenue. A transient male inside the Dumpster stated he was trying to get warm. The man had previously been trespassed from the business. He was cited for reckless burning and criminal trespass, and moved from the area after cleaning up his mess. Fire extinguished.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

At 7:17 a.m. Pedestrian stated he was hit by a vehicle while in a crosswalk at Chetco and Fern avenues; vehicle driver disagreed with his stated location.

At 12:42 p.m. Criminal trespass reported on Lower Harbor Road.

At 2:17 p.m. Transient male caught on camera stealing money from the cash drawer of a business in the 600 block of Chetco Avenue.

At 3:20 p.m. Transient male arrested at a business on 5th Street on a parole violation. Transported to jail.

At 4:34 p.m. Owner of a restaurant witnessed hand-to-hand exchange between two male transients on their business premises in the 800 block of Chetco Avenue. Officers trespassed both parties from the restaurant property at owner’s request and seized drug paraphernalia.

At 4:41 p.m. Illegal camping reported on Carpenterville Road.

At 5:30 p.m. Report of shots fired on West Mar Vista Lane.

At 7:32 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Spruce Street.

At 7:41 p.m. Dispute/fight reported on Harbor View Circle.

Excerpts from the call logs of the Curry County Sheriff’s Office:

Monday, Dec. 30

At 12:23 p.m. Injury accident reported on Winchuck River Road, Harbor.

At 7:52 p.m. Theft reported on Harbor View Circle, Harbor.

At 8:15 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Sunset Strip, Harbor.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

At 10:53 a.m. Theft reported on Harbor Drive, Harbor.

At 11:32 a.m. Theft reported on Old County Road, Brookings.

At 11:56 a.m. Threats reported on Huckleberry Ridge Road, Brookings.

At 12:04 p.m. Threats reported on Old Coast Road, Gold Beach.

At 10:54 p.m. Harassment reported on 4th Street, Gold Beach.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

At 12:01 a.m. Criminal trespass reported in the 29200 block of Ellensburg Avenue, Gold Beach.

At 5:19 a.m. Injury accident reported two miles up Gardner Ridge Road, Brookings.

At 12:44 p.m. Illegal camping reported on North Bank Chetco River Road, Brookings.

At 1:03 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Jerrys Flat Road, Gold Beach.

At 2:02 p.m. Illegal hunting reported downstream from Ferry Hole, Gold Beach.

At 2:54 p.m. Harassment reported on Court Street, Harbor.

Thursday, Jan. 2

At 9:20 a.m. Fraud reported on Surprize Lane, Harbor.

At 10:08 a.m. Menacing reported on Oceanview Drive, Harbor, resulting in arrest of 32-year-old male.

At 10:47 a.m. Threats reported on Dixie Street, Harbor.

At 11:17 a.m. Unauthorized use of a vehicle reported on Ophir Road, Ophir.

At 1:29 p.m. Unlawful vehicle entry reported at Lobster Creek Camp, Gold Beach.

At 6:26 p.m. Criminal trespass reported on Wenbourne Lane, Harbor.

At 11:01 p.m. Disturbance reported on South Bank Chetco River Road, Harbor.

Friday, Jan. 3

At 2:14 p.m. Probation violation at Hillside Acres, Gold Beach resulting in arrest of 30-year-old male.

At 2:22 p.m. Theft reported at Mack Arch Road, Gold Beach.

At 3:47 p.m. Theft reported on Court Street, Harbor.

At 9:58 p.m. Theft reported on Stafford Road, Brookings.

At 11:10 p.m. Assault reported on Grandview Drive, Brookings.

Saturday, Jan. 4

At 12:19 a.m. Disturbance reported in the 95600 block of Jerrys Flat Road, Gold Beach.

At 6:00 a.m. Disturbance reported on West Benham Lane, Harbor.

At 6:20 a.m. Criminal trespass reported at Oceanview Drive, Harbor.

At 9:50 a.m. Suspicious conditions reported on West Benham Lane, Harbor.

At 2:16 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported in the 16200 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 3:13 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Mateer Road, Gold Beach.

At 6:04 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Payne Road, Harbor.

At 9:59 p.m. Disturbance reported on Wedderburn Loop Road, Wedderburn.

Sunday, Jan. 5

At 3:55 p.m. Theft reported on Brown Deer Lane, Brookings.

At 8:58 p.m. Threats reported on Huckleberry Ridge Road, Brookings.


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I guess my question is why "excerpts" Why not the woman urinating on The sidewalk in broad daylight.

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