Seaside Signal

Seaside Police

{div}May 23

1:22 a.m., Bridge Tender: Caller reports an intoxicated individual getting into their car behind the wheel and is concerned they will try to drive. Police contact the individual who said they are just charging their phone to contact friends and they are not planning on driving.

5:57 p.m., Police headquarters: A person came in to register as a sex offender.

May 24

10:52 a.m., N. Roosevelt: Caller reports someone screaming in a public restroom. Police contact the person who says he’s singing. After being advised of the complaint, he said he would keep it down.

1:08 p.m., N. Roosevelt: Complaints are made about multiple transients lounging around the public restrooms. Police on patrol see nothing actionable.

9:46 p.m., East end of Avenue D: A female subject reported intoxicated and screaming in a transient camp is known to police to have mental health issues. She is advised of the complaint. Police see no ground for hold.

May 25

7:57 a.m., Wahanna and Kayla: A person is arrested on a warrant.

12:57 p.m., 600 block S. Holladay Drive: A man reported lying in a parking lot says he doesn’t need help and is moving along.

5:18 p.m., The Cove: Property crimes are reported.

May 26

12:17 p.m., Avenue S and S. Roosevelt: A mother duck and her ducklings are escorted across the highway by a police officer.

1:27 p.m., Old High School: Caller reports woman screaming at clients at a vaccine clinic.

2:29 p.m., 500 block S. Roosevelt: A hypodermic needle found on the ground is properly disposed of.

3:34 p.m., Beach: A 4-year-old child reported running away on the beach is caught by his sister and returned to the family fold prior to police arrival.

7:24 p.m., Police headquarters: Cannon Beach police alert Seaside police of “dine and dash” subjects believed to be on Warren Way.

May 27

9:07 a.m., Movie Theatre/Roosevelt: A man reported possibly in need of medical attention is only putting his head inside a dumpster. There is no problem.

May 28

6:11 p.m., 1700 block S. Franklin: Responding to a report of a disturbance, police say on arrival the parties had separated.

9:22 p.m., Avenue A and S. Lincoln: Police respond to a report of a man lying in the road; on arrival they see he is on the ground, not the roadway.

9:49 p.m., Beach and Avenue L: A person is arrested on a warrant.

Seaside Fire

May 23

5:11 a.m., 400 block First Avenue: Emergency medical response.

7:07 a.m., 600 block S. Edgewood: Emergency medical response.

1:24 p.m., Tillamook Trail: Emergency medical response. Another agency is assisted.

7:41 p.m., 33000 Beerman Creek Road: Emergency medical response.May 25

6:34 a.m., 1100 block Avenue G: Emergency medical response.

May 26

1:18 p.m., 1800 block Spruce Drive: Emergency medical response.

11:43 p.m., 300 block Avenue S: Emergency medical response.

May 27

10:03 a.m., 400 block Hillside Loop: Emergency medical response.

10:07 a.m., Gower and Ocean Shore: Water rescue.

May 28

7:42 p.m., 500 block S. Roosevelt: Car accident with injuries.

11:50 p.m., Fifth Avenue and Ocean Shore: Fire investigation.

Oregon State police

Reckless driving

Taylor Deshaun Florance, 26, was arrested May 20 at 1:17 a.m., on U.S. Highway 101 at milepost 19, charged with driving while under the influence and reckless driving. Troopers observed him traveling north on the highway swerving out of his lane near Dairy Queen. He was pulled over; an open container was observed and the driver seemed impaired. He failed the field sobriety test and was taken to the county jail. Breath samples he provided showed a blood alcohol contest of .24%. He was issued criminal citations.

Vehicle broken into

Out-of-town visitors from Connecticut and Ohio reported to Oregon State Police May 22 at 4:06 p.m. their Toyota Vista was broken into while parked in the lot at the Saddle Mountain Park trailhead. The 25-year-old Connecticut woman said her driver’s side window was broken and her purse stolen from the car. Police have no leads.

Minor is charged

A minor, age unknown, was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants May 22 at 5:45 p.m. after troopers responded to a report of a car on fire on U.S. Highway 26 near milepost 12. The driver had recently been reported for reckless driving before troopers came upon their vehicle. The driver, who appeared impaired, submitted to a field sobriety test and was arrested on scene. He was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital for medical evaluation before being brought to the Clatsop County Jail. While at the hospital he submitted to the chemical test. His blood samples were entered into evidence. He was also charged with driving with a suspended license and reckless driving.

Timberlands trespass

Citations of trespass were given to two Seaside people May 23 at 3:44 p.m., when troopers investigated a trespass complaint on the Lewis and Clark timberlands after the two would not leave when a forest security officer asked them to. Candi Marlow, 38, of Seaside, and Ashton Redford, 20, of Seaside, were located and cited for criminal trespass.

Bald eagle found in freezer

A bald eagle found in the evidence freezer May 26 at 11:30 a.m., was unaccounted for. Troopers report it wasn’t attached to any case number and there is no evidence it was unlawfully taken. The eagle will be sent to the eagle repository.

Crash with injuries

State police responded May 26 at 4:43 p.m., on U.S. Highway 101 near milepost 15 to a report of a single car crash with injuries. The driver, a 75-year-old Seaside man, was transported by Medix to Columbia Memorial Hospital. His car was towed from the scene by Gary’s Tow; ODOT and Gearhart police were on scene.

Car strikes pedestrian

A 71-year-old man attempting to cross the road near U.S. Highway 101 and N. Wahanna May 25 at 10:13 a.m., was struck by a driver who stopped for him but didn’t stay stopped and accelerated into the man. The man rolled over the hood of the car. Police and fire personnel responded to the scene and the struck man was examined and evaluated. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The 60-year-old Gearhart man driving was given a citation.

Failure to yield

Troopers responded May 27 at 2:16 p.m., to a report of a two-car crash on U.S. Highway 101 and milepost 17.5. ODOT, Gearhart fire personnel, Cannon Beach Towing and Medix were on scene. Citations were issued to a 30-year-old female driver from Cannon Beach and an 18-year-old female from Seaside.


Troopers and deputies from the sheriff’s office responded May 29 at 8:19 a.m. to a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 30 at milepost 92.5. Arrested on scene was Jay Richard Wilson, 58, from Seaside. Police say he was driving while under the influence of intoxicants; he also had no insurance. The other driver, a 63-year-old Warrenton man, was not injured. Affordable Towing removed both cars from the scene. Knappa Fire and ODOT assisted at the site. Wilson was also cited for driving with a revoked or suspended license and failure to drive within his lane.


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