March 12

9:48 a.m., 1300 block Avenue U: Property crimes are reported.

9:59 a.m., Chambers rest room: A person is arrested on a warrant.

10:43 a.m., Police headquarters: A person came in to register as a sex offender.

11:57 a.m., Police headquarters: Another person came in to register as a sex offender.

3:40 p.m., 1300 block Broadway: Caller reports two teens involved in “heavy petting.” Officer scoured the area, but were unable to locate the teenagers.

March 13

2:27 p.m., 200 block N. Prom: A disturbance is reported.

6:57 p.m., 1000 block S. Downing: Forgery and fraud is reported.

10:44 p.m., 1600 block S. Downing: Caller reports transient subject sleeping in their driveway. Police arrive and the person agrees to move along.

March 14

1:39 a.m., 2400 block S. Roosevelt: A person reported sleeping in their car is advised they are trespassed.

4:21 a.m., 800 block S. Roosevelt: A woman who refused to leave a property after being asked to move several times is assisted getting a cab home.

2:14 p.m., 1600 block Huckleberry Drive: Fraud/forgery is reported.

3:31 p.m., 1000 block S. Holladay: A person is arrested on a warrant.

5:46 p.m., Chamber restrooms: A subject was warned to leave or be trespassed from the area because the rest rooms are closed.

6:38 p.m., N. Holladay and Sixth: A used syringe is disposed of.

March 16

12:33 a.m., 2000 block S. Franklin: A disturbance is reported.

12:43 a.m., 900 block S. Holladay: A verbal disturbance is reported. Officers were responding to an earlier disturbance call and were delayed arriving. The reporting party meanwhile called back to say the two people arguing resolved their problem and no police were needed.

2:37 p.m., 1200 block Avenue E: Property crimes are reported.

March 17

10:27 a.m., 1700 block S. Roosevelt: A person is cited for littering.

11:39 a.m., Quatat Park: Subjects loitering are advised to move along.

1:16 p.m., Turnaround: A disturbance is reported.

3:16 p.m., Broadway: A person refusing to wear a mask and then refusing to leave a business continued to refuse to show police identification but then left the area.

8:56 p.m., 800 block 14th Street: A disturbance is reported.

March 18

2:21 a.m., Elk Creek Road, Cannon Beach: Police assist Cannon Beach police with a driving while under the influence of intoxicants arrest.

3:47 p.m., 1000 block S. Holladay: Caller reports subject refusing to wear a mask and refusing to leave the premises. Subject refused to identify themselves to police and left the area.

4:49 p.m., U.S. Highway 101 milepost 22: Police assist OSP with an arrest.

11:27 p.m., 1300 block S. Wahanna: A disturbance is reported.

March 5

2:37 p.m., 1900 block N. Holladay: Fire alarm.

2:55 p.m., 400 block Second Avenue: Water and rope rescue.

4:44 p.m., Hug Point: Assist another agency.

March 6

9:05 a.m., Beach and Avenue G: Water rescue.

March 7

2:11 a.m., Avenue G: Fire alarm.

March 8

6:14 p.m., 900 block S. Holladay: Emergency medical response.

Fire: 18:36 p.m., 1200 block S. Holladay: Fire alarm.

March 11

10:17 a.m., 1000 block Broadway: Emergency medical response

4:54 p.m., 500 block Hillside Loop: Emergency medical response.

5:46 p.m., 13th west of Necanicum: Fire investigation.

March 12

10:34 a.m., Ridge Road, Gearhart: Emergency medical response.

3:43 p.m., Ocean Vista and Edgewood: Emergency medical response at the scene of a car accident.

March 13

3:34 p.m., 900 block Avenue I: Emergency medical response.

4:26 p.m., N. Columbia: Emergency medical response.

6:34 p.m., 400 block S. Prom: Fire investigation.

March 14

4:53 a.m., Avenue G: A brush fire in the dunes is extinguished.

1:34 a.m., Avenue G: Emergency medical response.

1:16 p.m., 2600 block U.S. Highway 101: Emergency medical response.

March 15

4:53 a.m., Avenue G: A brush fire in the dunes is extinguished.

March 16

1:06 a.m., 2000 block S. Franklin: Emergency medical response.

12:23 p.m., 12th and Necanicum: Emergency medical response, assist another agency.

March 18

8:54 p.m., 11th and Queen: Police assist Medix with an intoxicated male on the ground who is transported to the hospital.

Oregon State Police

Elk vs. deer accident

Police went to U.S.Highway 101 milepost 18 March 4 at 9:21 p.m., for a report of a car vs elk accident in the southbound lane. A 21-year-old man in a gray Honda sedan hit an elk crossing the highway. The elk was not able to be located. The man, uninjured, drove his car from the scene.

Road debris

A caller March 5 at 10:12 a.m., traveling on U.S. Highway 26 by milepost 2 reported he struck a chain and hook in the road he said fell off the tow truck traveling in front of him. No injuries were reported.

Fallen hiker rescued

A 25-year-old hiker from Portland who fell off a cliff and sustained serious injuries at Hug Point State Park March 5 was aided at 4:20 p.m. when they were extracted from the area by rescue personnel. This was a multiagency rescue involving Seaside Fire and Rescue, Nehalem Fire and Rescue, state police, Cannon Beach police, the U.S. Coast Guard and Cannon Beach Fire and Rescue.

Two die in crash

Two people died March 6 in a crash at about 1 p.m. on U.S. Highway 101 near Cullaby Lake Lane. Oregon State Police said a southbound Dodge Ram 3500 pickup towing a large RV, operated by Donald Siglin, 76, of Banks, crossed into the northbound lane and struck a Toyota Corolla driven by Hazel Nyberg, 66, of Astoria. Nyberg sustained fatal injuries. Siglin was flown to Oregon Health & Science University where he was pronounced dead.

Bag found at Indian Beach

Ecola State Park rangers reported March 6 at 4:16 p.m., a hiking backpack that appeared abandoned on a park roadway. The bag was taken to the park’s lost and found.

Blown tire causes crash

A blown tire March 7 at 9:36 a.m., on U.S. Highway 26 at milepost 1.5 in the westbound lane caused a Chevy Tahoe to go out of control, cross the center line, crash into the eastbound earthen bank. and then into a Honda Civic head on. Both vehicles had extensive damaged and were towed from the scene. The driver of the first car, a 23-year-old man from Seaside, complained of minor neck pain but refused transport. The driver of the second car, a 44-year-old woman from Arch Cape, had non-life-threatening but serious injuries. Her passenger, a 12-year-old male, had a broken wrist. Neither of them were wearing seatbelts, police say.

Swerved to avoid an animal

Police responded to a one car accident March 13 at 8:58 a.m. on U.S. Highway 26 milepost 14. The driver said he swerved to avoid an animal and a guardrail was damaged. ODOT personnel was on scene and photographed the damage before pulling the Chevy Malibu onto a wide gravel shoulder while he waited for tow.

Hiker located

A 29-year-old male hiker who called 911 March 15 at 8:02 p.m. to say he was lost somewhere in Ecola State Park was located after his pinged phone indicated he was on the north side of the Tillamook Head Trail. Two deputies and a trooper climbed the trail from the Seaside trail head and located the hiker at the top. He was uninjured and given a courtesy ride back to his car, which was parked in the Indian Beach parking lot. Police said they were deployed on this job for four hours.

Combative situation

Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 2000 block of S. Franklin Street in Seaside March 16 at 12:40 a.m., to assist Seaside police with a physical fight between some people renting a home for the week. Seaside police investigated an injury assault while OSP and Cannon Beach police worked to control a very combative and highly intoxicated 18-year-old female. She became a danger to herself and others and was ultimately transferred to Seaside Hospital. OSP stayed with her as she continued to be combative at the hospital as well. After she was medically cleared, Brooke V. Albright was charged with assault and transported to the Clatsop County jail.

Clarence K. Cypher, 57, of Vancouver, Washington, was arrested March 18 at 1:36 p.m., charged with violating a restraining order when he and the protected party, a 61-year-old Washington woman, were stopped in U.S. Highway 101 near milepost 22.5. Cypher, who was behind the wheel, was pulled over for speeding. The trooper, checking his paperwork, learned Cypher was the subject of a no-contact order in Clark County and his passenger was the protected party. Cypher was arrested on scene and transported for lodging at the Clatsop County jail.

A 29-year-old Seaside woman was involved in a car accident March 18 at 8:30 p.m., when a car was reported on U.S. Highway 103 near milepost .75 rolled down an embankment. The Elsie Fire Department responded and discovered the car unoccupied. Troopers responded but were unable to access the Mazda and the operator couldn’t be located. The registered owner of the car was contacted at an address off that highway but police couldn’t access the property. Another trooper arrived on scene to stay with the Mazda. A tow truck was seen and followed to the crash scene and the tow truck operator told police the driver requested tow. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

No littering

A 33-year-old Portland man was cited for offensive littering after a witness reported someone throwing trash from a car traveling south on U.S. Highway 101 near the helicopter pad south of Seaside. Police stopped the described vehicle on U.S. Highway 26. The passenger initially denied throwing a large ice cream paper cup, a cigarette butt from the car, but finally admitted he’d done it.


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