Oregon State Police

Nov. 6

2:10 a.m., Avenue A: Police responding to a report of a suspicious person on scene determine there is a mental health issue. Police stood by as ambulance was summoned; the subject was transported to the hospital for evaluation.

2:16 p.m., 1000 block S. Holladay: A person is arrested on a warrant.

Nov. 7

4:13 p.m., Cove Beach Road: Emergency aircraft was deployed and fire and ambulance for an unreported condition.

10:09 p.m., U.S. Highway 101: Police respond to a report of a collision between a vehicle and an elk; the vehicle was gone on arrival. Police dispatched the elk.

Nov. 8

12:16 a.m., 300 block S. Roosevelt: Caller reports subject inside a store that is closed; police contact subject who is an employee of the store. Everything was fine.

11:01 a.m., S. Wahanna: Caller requests welfare check on a neighbor; police speak to the neighbor who said she is often emotional due to medical issues. No assistance was needed.

2:03 p.m., U.S. Highway 101 and Pacific Way: A person is arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

4:56 p.m., Seventh and Roosevelt: A vehicle-struck deceased cat is removed from the road.

10:52 p.m., Avenue U and Grove: A person is warned of unlawful lodging.

Nov. 9

6:54 a.m., 800 block Fourth Avenue: Caller reports someone sleeping on their property and requests they be trespassed. Subject is advised.

7:51 a.m., Roosevelt near Seaside Brewing: Police respond to a report of a large blanket on the sidewalk; the caller is concerned someone is living under it. Police see a large pile of blankets, but no person. The blankets are moved off the sidewalk.

8:28 a.m., S. Wahanna: Caller reports people turning off the power, stealing peoples’ lights, and sleeping in their laundry rooms.

5:33 p.m., Avenue A: Caller reports her car keys were stolen at work.

10:26 p.m., 2100 block S. Franklin: Officers responding to a request for trespass inform the subjects of the request. They leave the area.

Nov. 10

7:09 p.m., Chamber restrooms: A person is arrested on a warrant.

7:25 p.m., S. Lincoln: A cab driver flagged down a police officer to discuss a passenger who refused to pay their fare. Police speak with all involved parties and a compromise is made.

Nov. 11

7:04 a.m., 400 block S. Downing: A missing person is reported.

8:17 a.m., 800 block Necanicum: A man reported sleeping in his car says he is waiting on a friend.

8:27 a.m., 200 block Broadway: A transient reported sleeping on private property left before police arrived.

9:19 a.m., 400 block S. Roovelt: Caller requests welfare check on female near the restrooms. The woman says she does not want assistance; store manager asked to have her trespassed.

10:07 a.m., 400 block Broadway: A person is arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

23:10 p.m., 800 block Avenue S: An assault is reported.

Nov. 12

12:41 p.m., Police headquarters: A person came in to register as a sex offender.

7:32 p.m., Bus Stop: A person is warned of unlawful lodging.

Nov. 6

8:59 a.m., U.S. Highway 101 behind Ruby’s: Emergency medical response.

11:50 p.m., Pocket Park: Emergency medical response.

Nov. 9

9:09 a.m., 400 block S. Columbia: Emergency medical response.

10:23 a.m., 1000 block N. Roosevelt: Emergency medical response.

Nov. 11

3:19 a.m., 400 block S. Holladay: Emergency medical response.

Nov. 12

2:07 a.m., 900 block Third Avenue: Emergency medical response.

3:32 a.m., 800 block Sixth Avenue: Emergency medical response.

6:06 a.m., 1100 block Avenue B: Emergency medical response.

2:43 p.m., Highway 26: Fire investigation.

Slowed for elk, struck from behind

Police responded Nov. 6 at 2:45 p.m., to a two-car accident on U.S. Highway 101 between Highlands Lane and Old Weigh Station Road. The driver of a Hyundai was traveling south and slowed for elk on the side of the road. An asphalt semi-truck also traveling southbound was unable to slow in time and struck the back of the Hyundai. There was minor property damage but no injuries reported.

Seaside man charged

Damien James Arrin A Ruiz, 26, from Seaside was arrested Nov. 7 at 3:51 p.m., on U.S. Highway 26 at milepost 11.5 charged with reckless driving and three counts of endangering other people at the scene of an accident. Police say Ruiz was traveling west and lost control negotiating a curve. He crossed the eastbound lane, rolled several times, and came to a stop with his vehicle lying on the driver’s side, blocking the “B” lane. A fish and wildlife trooper was in the immediate area and responded along with the Hamlet Fire Department and ODOT Incident Response. Ruiz’s Toyota was removed by Gary’s Towing.

Car theft

Police received a 911 call from a man who said he was witnessing a car break in Nov. 8 at the Oswald West State Park. The caller said two men broke into a parked car and took several items; they got into a gray Jeep Gladiator with California plates and headed north on U.S. Highway 101. Troopers intercepted the Jeep at the junction at U.S. Highway 26 where it fled into Seaside. Police are investigating.

Woman is found deceased

Two visitors to Arcadia State Beach Nov. 11 at 4:26 p.m. reported a woman sitting inside a pickup truck with the engine running. The woman appeared unconscious. 911 was called when two other people arrived on scene and saw a revolver near the woman. Cannon Beach police arrived with state police. The Clatsop County medical examiner arrived and declared the woman, 48, from Portland, deceased. The body was removed by Caldwell Mortuary and the woman’s Ford towed by Gary’s Towing.

Car strikes deer

A 22-year-old Seaside man was involved in a crash Nov. 16 at 5:18 p.m., on U.S. Highway 26 and Bear Road. One car crashed into another after the first car hit a deer who jumped out in front of him on the road. The car traveling behind that car could not stop in time and crashed into the car that struck the deer, causing that car to hit an ODOT reflector and then a ditch. That car had to be towed by Scovel Towing. The other car sustained only minor front end damage and could be driven away. The Elsie Vinemaple Fire Protection District assisted with traffic.

Oct. 22

11:56 a.m., emergency medical service, McCormick Gardens, Gearhart.

Oct. 23

2 p.m., smoke / CO2 alarm installation and battery replacement, Steller, Surf Pines.

Oct. 24

11:52 a.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries, U.S. Highway 101 and Pacific Way, Gearhart.

10:14 p.m., building fire, Hemlock, Cannon Beach.

9:14 p.m., alarm system sounded due to malfunction, Ocean, Gearhart.

Oct. 25

12:08 p.m., emergency medical service, Lakefront, Warrenton.

3:34 p.m., emergency medical service, U.S. Highway 101, Gearhart.

Oct. 26

8:07 a.m., building fire, Main Street, Warrenton.

9:24 a.m., emergency medical service, U.S. Highway 30, Knappa

1:34 p.m., emergency medical service, Bailey, Gearhart.

Oct. 28

7:05 p.m., emergency medical service, U.S. Highway 101, Warrenton.

Oct. 29

6:11 p.m., CO detector activation due to malfunction, Patricia Ann, Gearhart.

7:40 p.m., emergency medical service, Belmont, Warrenton.

Oct. 30

1:53 a.m., smoke detector activation, no fire. Marion, Gearhart.

12:38 p.m., building fire, Holladay, Seaside

2:01 p.m., emergency medical service, Shoreline, Warrenton.

4:12 p.m., Central Station, malicious false alarm, Marion, Gearhart.

Oct. 31

8:55 a.m., emergency medical service, Dawson, Warrenton.

122 p.m., building fire, Beach, Seaside.

In October, Gearhart police reported two incidents of theft 2, one incident of theft 3, one hit and run, 17 disturbances, seven traffic and city infractions, six warnings, four traffic accidents of which one was an injury accident in three property accidents. Gearhart police conducted 532 security checks, responded to eight alarms, and rendered assistance 71 times.


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