Law Enforcement

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:

Tuesday, Feb. 3

At 1:23 a.m. Transient was trespassed from a church property on Park Avenue.

At 1:51 a.m. Transient male loitering on church property on Park Avenue was formally trespassed and left as directed.

At 3:07 p.m. Juvenile missing from school was located and returned to parent.

At 4:55 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Arnold and Rowland Lanes.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

At 10:00 a.m. Transients screaming and acting disorderly were counseled and trespassed from a church on Old County Road at Azalea Park.

At 12:36 p.m. Violation of city ordinance reported at Mill Beach. Not as reported.

At 12:57 p.m. Forgery/fraud/bad check reported on Oakwood Court.

At 1:07 p.m. Theft of air pods reported on Pioneer Road.

At 5:28 p.m. Deceased subject reported on Grootendorst Lane.

At 5:42 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported on Hassett Street.

At 5:59 p.m. Officer investigating suspected burglary on Oak Street.

At 11:30 p.m. Transient moved along from business property in the 700 block of Chetco Avenue.

At 11:49 p.m. Officer checked on occupant of a vehicle near the airport. He was a nearby resident using internet not available at the house.

Thursday, Feb. 5

At 12:39 a.m. Female parked in the day use area of Harris Beach was advised of park hours and moved along.

At 12:55 a.m. Fire reported on Tolman Lane.

At 4:48 a.m. Transient males were advised of park hours at Azalea Park and moved along.

At 5:10 a.m. Male transients in the 800 block of Chetco Avenue were advised they were trespassing and moved along.

At 6:56 a.m. A male was arrested at a business on 5th Street for theft III after stealing shoes and leaving the store. His female partner remained in the store and appeared to also be attempting theft, but no merchandise was found on her person. Both parties were formally trespassed from the property, and the male was released with a citation to appear in court.

At 8:51 a.m. Officer investigating theft of collectibles from a residence on Weaver Lane; suspects known.

At 6:45 p.m. Transients were formally trespassed from a property on Railroad Street and were advised they will be arrested if they return. They gathered their belongings and left the area.

At 10:10 p.m. Disorderly conduct reported on 5th Street.

At 10:55 p.m. Hit-and-run reported on Railroad and Mill Streets.

At 11:10 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported in the 500 block of Chetco Avenue. Officer went out with a vehicle that had pulled in behind a closed business. Occupant was advised to move along and did so.

At 11:12 p.m. Suspicious conditions reported in the 1100 block of Chetco Avenue. Occupants of two vehicles parked behind a business without permission were trespassed and moved along.

Brookings Police Department Found Property

The Brookings Police Department would like to reunite owners with the following found items. To claim property being held in safekeeping, call 541-469-3118, Ext. 0.

Cell Phone

Found on 7th Street and Meadow Lane on 02/04/2020. Reference L2001646.

Dell Computer

Found on Old County Road on 01/29/2020. Reference L2001347.


Found at Ace Hardware on 01/27/2020. Reference L2001237.


Found at South Coast Lumber on 01/21/2020. Reference L2000983.

Money/Card Clip

Found at Stout Park on 01/17/2020. Reference L2000625.

Cell Phone

Found on Oak Street on 01/14/2020. Dark bluish/gray Galaxy S9. Reference L2000619.


Found on Alder Street on 1/13/2020. Reference L2000580.

Oscillating Saw

Found at U.S. Highway101 and Dawson Road on 1/6/2020. Reference L2000130.


Found at Azalea Park on 11/29/2019. Reference L1915312.

Guitar, Duffle Bag

Found at Bankus Park on 11/21/2019. Reverence L1914883.


Found at Chetco Avenue and North Bank Chetco River Road on 11/21/2019. Reference L1914863.

Medical Cards

Found at Mill Beach on 11/15/2019. Reference L1914590.


Found on U.S. Highway 101 in Brooking on 11/9/2019. Reference L1914278.

Cell Phone

Found at Wharf Street on 11/4/2019. Reference L1914055.


Found at Ransom Avenue and U.S. Highway 101 on 11/1/2019. Reference L1913919.


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