The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. The Brookings Police Department provides emergency dispatch services for the City of Brookings as well as Southern Curry County 9-1-1 calls, dispatching for state, county, and local law enforcement, five fire departments, and Cal-Ore ambulance. Excerpts from the BPD call logs:
Monday, Aug. 10:
- At 1:40 a.m., a report of illegal camping in the 16100 block of Highway 101.
- At 3:24 a.m., a transient male who had been sleeping in at Dumpster in the 800 block of Chetco Avenue was injured when he was emptied into the garbage truck. He was able to crawl out on his own and declined medical assistance repeatedly.
- At 7:04 a.m., a report of an illegal burn in the 1100 block of National Forest Road.
- At 7:24 a.m., an animal complaint reported in the 600 block of Hassett Street.
- At 7:52 a.m., a male transient was trespassed for illegally camping in a parking lot in the 800 block of Chetco Avenue with his motor home. He was directed to have a licensed driver move the vehicle.
- At 1:15 p.m., a report of a minor, two-vehicle traffic crash at Old County Road and Fir Street. One party was transported to a medical facility for neck pain.
- At 3:53 p.m., a report of a minor, two-vehicle traffic crash at Hillside Avenue and Highway 101.
- At 3:58 p.m., a subject reported hit and run damage to his vehicle sustained in a parking lot in the 300 block of 5th Street.
- At 6:22 p.m., a transient female setting up camp in the landscaping at a business in the 1000 block of Chetco Avenue was moved along.
- At 9:09 p.m., multiple reports of fireworks/gunshots in the area of 1st or 2nd streets.
- At 10:39 p.m., a transient male walked into a business plant in the 800 block of Railroad Avenue, but had walked away by the time officers responded.
- At 11:13 p.m., a subject parked sideways on Frontage Road was contacted by officers.He had stopped to rest, thinking it was a parking lot. He moved out of the roadway.