Jan. 30

9:31 a.m., Avenue G and the beach: A person is arrested on an outstanding warrant.

11:25 a.m., 2100 block Lewis and Clark: Caller reports police breaking into his house; police advise him a furniture rental company left a note on his door and they are there to collect their furniture.

10:21 p.m., 500 block S. Prom: Caller reports an intoxicated woman knocking at her door. Police are unable to locate anyone of that description.

Feb. 1

2:59 p.m., Estuary parking area: Caller reports van and trailer set up in the parking area, believes the occupants are planning on staying overnight. Police contact subject who says he was kayaking and will be leaving shortly.

1:55 p.m., S. Wahanna: A person is arrested on an outstanding warrant.

5:29 p.m., 1200 block S. Holladay: A missing person is reported.

Feb. 2

3:00 p.m., Norway Field: Suspicious circumstances reported by Gearhart police.

7:00 p.m., 400 block S. Lincoln: Drug paraphernalia found in a garage is collected for proper disposal.

8:35 p.m., 500 block Beach Drive: A disturbance is reported.

Feb. 3

1:10 p.m., First and Roosevelt: Caller contacted police to check on a boy she thought was too young to be outside by himself. The child was no longer outside when police arrived.

2:47 p.m., 800 block Sixth Avenue: Caller reports a company on the property tearing up his yard. Police speak with a representative for the company who says they were hired to do the job.

11:57 a.m., 1600 block S. Franklin: A disturbance is reported.

2:47 p.m., Broadway and Columbia: Caller reports intoxicated man with two dogs falling down. On arrival, the man is unruly and intoxicated and not wanting medical attention. He is warned of his conduct.

5:25 p.m., First and Roosevelt: A person is arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants —alcohol.

Feb. 4

3:38 a.m., Roosevelt and Avenue Q: Police assist another agency with a traffic stop.

1:42 p.m., 2100 block Lewis and Clark Road: Suspicious circumstances are reported.

4:42 p.m., 700 block F Street, Gearhart: Police assist another agency on a disturbance call.

5:31 p.m., 1000 block Avenue F: A trespassed subject on the property is advised to clean up their mess.

7:37 p.m., 1000 block Avenue F: A man and woman reported arguing are gone prior to police arrival.

Jan. 28

11:44 p.m., Avenue G and Ocean Shore: Water rescue.

Jan. 30

5:37 p.m., 1200 block S. Columbia: Fire alarm.

Feb. 1

6:21 p.m., 85000 block U.S. Highway 101: Emergency medical response.

8:19 p.m., 900 block N. Wahanna: Odor of gas/chemical/smoke reported.

Feb. 2

5:31 a.m., 800 block N. Holladay: Emergency medical response.

11:04 a.m., 900 block Avenue I: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 3

4:29 p.m., Avenue U and beach grass: Fire investigation.

Feb. 4

4:32 p.m., 600 block Necanicum: Emergency medical response.

10:44 p.m., 2300 block S. Roosevelt: Fire investigation regarding a blown transformer. Police assist another agency.

Suicidal male

Police went to the Sunset Beach area Jan. 17 at 3:10 p.m. looking for a young man whose mother, located in Washington, notified police of her son’s mental status. She said the 19-year-old, who lives in Washington, made several comments indicating self-harm. Clatsop County deputies located the young man first; they initiated contact and the male agreed to go to the hospital. Deputies retained three firearms for safekeeping.

Open container citations

A yellow Mazda crashed Jan. 17 at 5:04 p.m. on U.S. Highway 101 and the U.S. Highway 26 junction after the driver took the curve at too high a speed and slid off the roadway. No injuries were reported. The driver and two other occupants of the car were cited for open container; the driver received additional citations including driving without insurance. Triangle Towing arrived on scene to impound the Mazda to Cannon Beach police. Mairsela Miguel Gomez, 23; Esmeralda Miguel-Andres, 18; and Josefina Jasmin Ramirez, 24, were given a courtesy lift to a motel in Seaside.

Minor injuries after crash

Two Seaside women were involved in a crash Jan. 18 at 11:22 a.m. on U.S. Highway 101 near milepost 16. Traffic traveling northbound came to a halt due to a piece of machinery that fell off a trailer into the road. The first car stopped to help the owner move the item; the car behind her also stopped. The third car did not see the other two stopped and crashed into the second car which pushed it into the first. Minor injuries were reported by two of the drivers. Two cars were towed by Gary’s Tow.

Portland woman charged with assault

Troopers went to a location on U.S. Highway 26 and Bear Road for a report of a fight between a Portland man and a Portland woman. Jasmine Elizabeth Lawson, 23, was arrested on scene and charged with assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. She was checked for injuries and medically cleared by staff at Columbia Memorial Hospital before being transported for lodging at the Clatsop County jail.

Car slides into trees

A 22-year-old man told troopers Jan. 25 at 8:59 a.m., he was traveling on U.S. Highway 26 near milepost 22 when he lost control on the slippery roads, skidded, and slid off the road into the forest. The car was badly damaged but there were no injuries. The driver was cited for being uninsured. A wrecker towed the car out of the trees, and the vehicle’s owner who was not the driver, said they would return later with a trailer to tow it away. The car was tagged for removal within 24 hours. It’s unclear how the driver, the car owner, and their passenger, another male, left the area.

Dead man on the riverbank

Troopers responded to the river beach at Fort Stevens State Park Jan. 25 at 12:45 p.m. for a report of an unresponsive male. On arrival, they saw the man was dead. No further information is available at this time.

Suspicious person

State police assisted Gearhart police and the Clatsop County Sheriffs Office Jan. 26 at 4:16 p.m., at the Gearhart Liquor Store on U.S. Highway 101 after an employee reported a person entered the store without a mask. When told masks are required, the person said they are a police officer. The subject left the premises and was found later at an undisclosed location. Police are investigating.

Abandoned car recovered

An unoccupied vehicle was reported stranded in the surf Jan. 28 at 12:22 p.m. just north of the Del Ray Beach access. The Sons of Beaches dragged a white Jeep Wrangler out of the water and it was towed from the scene by Gary’s Towing. It was not reported at the time if the recovered vehicle was abandoned or stolen.

Medical event

A 77-year-old Astoria man experiencing a medical event crossed the eastbound lane of U.S.Highway 26 near milepost 17 Feb. 1 at 12:37 p.m., crashing into a ditch. Passersby performed CPR, Medix arrived, but the man was pronounced dead.

Single-car crash

Troopers responded to a report of a single-car crash Feb. 2 at 5:07 p.m. on U.S. Highway 26 milepost 10.5. On arrival they saw a silver Toyota pickup traveling west that lost control, left the road, and crashed into a tree. The 71-year-old driver wasn’t injured and Gary’s Towing removed the pickup.


Police responded to a two-car crash on U.S. Highway 101 and Glenwood Village Lane on Feb. 8 at 2:07 p.m., after one car traveling southbound hit the rear of another car making a left turn. The occupants of both cars were transported to CMH for evaluation. One car was towed by Classic Towing. The other could be driven from the scene.


State police were requested at Seaside Providence Hospital Feb. 8 at 6:32 p.m. for a report of an assault. A 63-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency room after reportedly being struck in the face by her 25-year-old granddaughter, who lives in Hillsboro. The victim said she was driving on U.S. Highway 26 near the junction of Route 53, when her granddaughter struck her, causing her to crash the car. After she came to a stop, the granddaughter continued to punch her repeatedly in the head and face before exiting the vehicle. The victim drove away from the scene. She arrived at the hospital about 45 minutes after the reported incident. Attempts were made to locate the granddaughter without success.

Gearhart Fire

Jan. 1

3:47 p.m., Gas leak, natural gas or liquid propane, SeaBreeze, Surf Pines.

4:55 p.m., Building fire, Seventh Avenue, Seaside, automatic aid given.

Jan. 2

8 a.m., service call, Lincoln, Seaside, mutual aid given.

Jan. 2,

2:50 p.m., emergency medical service, Manion, Surf Pines.

Jan. 3

12:43 a.m., water evacuation, Wapiti, Seaside.

12:43 a.m., cover assignment, standby, Lincoln, Seaside.

7:50 a.m., smoke detector activation due to malfunction, Railroad.

Jan. 4

9:25 a.m., smoke detector, activation, no fire — unintentional, Manion, Surf Pines.

Jan. 5

5:50 p.m., emergency medical service, Ocean, Surf Pines.

Jan. 6

4:17 a.m., emergency medical service, Lenore.

Jan. 7

10:10 a.m., emergency medical service, Dellmoor Loop, Warrenton.

Jan. 8

5:36 p.m., emergency medical service, Fifer Heights.

Jan. 9

11:52 p.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries, U.S. Highway 101 and Cullaby Lake Lane, Warrenton.

Jan. 10

6:49 p.m., emergency medical service, U.S. Highway 101 and Cutler Lane.

Jan. 11

8:33 a.m., emergency medical service,, U.S. Highway 101, Warrenton.

Jan. 12

8:44 a.m., Power line down, F Street.

12:43 p.m., water evacuation, Sunset, Seaside.

1:32 p.m., assist police or other governmental agency, Little Beach.

Jan. 13

4:19 a.m., emergency medical service, water problem, Railroad.

Jan. 14

3:13 p.m., building fire, Sixth, Cannon Beach.

Jan. 15

4:35 p.m., emergency medical service, Pineridge.

6:39 p.m., smoke detector activation due to malfunction, Ocean.

Jan. 18

11:21 a.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries, U.S. Highway 101 and Surf Pines Lane, Warrenton.

Jan. 19

10:47 p.m., emergency medical service, Briarwood.

Jan. 20

10:47 a.m., emergency medical service, Marion.

Jan. 21

5:49 a.m., smoke/CO alarm installation and battery replacement, Drummond.

4:58 p.m., emergency medical service, Salminen.

Jan. 22

10:58 a.m., emergency medical service, 10th Street.

12:41 p.m., emergency medical service, E Street.

2:31 p.m., smoke CO alarm installation and battery replacement, Woodland.

Jan 22

6:47 p.m., emergency medical service, Old Bog, Warrenton.

Jan. 23

1:13 a.m., building fire, 10th Avenue, Seaside.

Jan. 25

4:52 p.m., emergency medical service, Ocean.

Jan. 26

8:45 a.m., emergency medical service, Doryman, Warrenton.

Jan. 29

11:32 a.m., smoke/CO alarm installation and battery replacement, Gearhart Greens.

1:38 p.m., smoke detector activation, no fire, unintentional, Neacoxie, Gearhart.

Jan. 31

3:39 a.m., emergency medical service, H Street.

5:48 a.m., emergency medical service, U.S. Highway 101, Warrenton.

Too fast

A citation was issued to a 65-year-old Seaside man Feb. 4 at 6:48 p.m., after troopers responded to the scene of an accident on U.S. Highway 101 and milepost 17. The driver said he was traveling 55 mph and talking to his passenger, a 36-year-old man from Colorado Springs, when his car left the roadway, got up on the southbound shoulder, traveled 100 feet where it struck dense vegetation, spun around and came to a stop facing north. Police saw no standing water or skid marks. The car sustained significant damage inconsistent with the driver’s stated speed. The car was tagged with yellow caution tape for removal later. No injuries were reported.


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