Oregon State Police

Feb. 9

11:33 p.m., Beach Drive and Ocean Vista: A disturbance is reported.

Feb. 10

1:56 a.m., 2100 block S. Franklin: A disturbance is reported.

3:22 p.m., Wahanna and Lea Way: A person is arrested on a warrant.

6:33 p.m., 1000 block S. Holladay: A subject is arrested on a warrant

Feb. 11

5:08 p.m., U.S. Highway 101 by A Mighty Thai: A person is arrested on a warrant.

9:16 p.m., 1300 block N. Marion Avenue, Gearhart: Police assist another agency at the scene of a disturbance.

11:17 p.m., Pine Cove and N. Roosevelt: A person is arrested on a warrant.

Feb. 12

12:14 a.m., 900 block N. Holladay: Subjects accused of causing a disturbance are advised of the complaint and warned of disorderly conduct.

1:29 p.m., Eleventh Avenue: A woman reported lurking around a home in the area is warned to stay away or be trespassed.

Feb. 13

3:35 p.m., 1000 block S. Downing: A disturbance is reported.

Feb. 14

1:03 a.m., Wahanna and Lea Way: A person is arrested on a warrant.

1:13 p.m., 1400 block S. Roosvelt: A woman calls to report her son who’s been trespassed is back on the property again. On police arrival, he agrees to move along.

2:13 p.m., N. Wahanna Road: An elderly woman is reported missing from the care facility where she lives. Staff located her and returned her safely without incident.

6:57 p.m., 1200 block S. Wahanna: A disturbance is reported.

Feb. 15

7:39 a.m., 1000 block S. Downing: Harassment is reported.

5:33 p.m., 1400 block N. Wahanna: Officers assist another agency at the scene of an assault.

11:32 p.m., 2100 block S. Franklin: Police speak to two people engaged in a disturbance. They say their argument was verbal only and agree to calm down and stay away from each other for the rest of the night.

Feb. 16

12:05 a.m., 800 block N. Wahanna: A person is arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

1:07 p.m., Avenue S and beach: Tents are reported on the beach.

1:36 p.m., Chamber restrooms: A transient reported sitting by the restrooms drinking beer is told to pour the beer out.

4:36 p.m., Police headquarters: A person came in to register as a sex offender.

Feb. 17

3:39 a.m., Carousel Mall: Suspicious circumstances are reported.

12:10 p.m., Ocean Way/South Downing: Multiple carts are reported inside the public restrooms; public works will remove them if they aren’t gone by day’s end.

3:35 p.m., 300 block Avenue A: Caller reports woman behaving erratically. Police speak to her after watching her pick up rocks and garbage.

3:45 p.m., Avenue A: Emergency medical response; police assist another agency on scene.

4:57 p.m., 900 block N. Roosevelt: An assault is reported.

Feb. 18

8:04 a.m., 10th Avenue: A woman wearing a red checked bathrobe is reported leaving a parking lot with a red bike. The calling party said the woman was yelling and pointing her finger at something. Police are unable to locate.

11:42 a.m., 1800 block Pacific Way: Police assist another agency with a disturbance.

5:28 p.m., 800 block S. Holladay: Police respond to a disturbance; caller says she argued with her ex but it was verbal only. A report was made for another agency.

6:45 p.m., 1000 block N. Prom: A woman reported riding her bicycle through private properties is unable to be located.

Feb. 5

6:14 p.m., N. Downing: Emergency medical response.

6:28 p.m., 2100 block S. Franklin: Emergency medical response. Another agency is assisted.

10:00 p.m., 1100 block Avenue F: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 6

3:43 a.m., First Avenue: Fire alarm.

9:30 a.m., 600 block Village Terrace: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 7

2:18 a.m., 2300 block Beach Drive: Emergency medical response.

1:29 p.m., 1800 block S. Roosevelt: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 10

2:20 a.m., N. Wahanna: Emergency medical response.

5:46 a.m., N. Wahanna: Emergency medical response.

7:12 a.m., 12th Avenue: Emergency medical response, Medix on scene.

9:49 a.m., 1200 block S. Wahanna: Emergency medical response.

1:10 p.m., Peter’s Point: Assist another agency.

Feb. 11

2:34 a.m., U.S. Highway 26: Emergency medical response.

7:00 a.m., 11th and Lincoln: Police and fire on scene for a report of an arcing power pole.

11:51 a.m., 1100 block North Roosevelt: Emergency medical response.

11:58 a.m., 2100 block Lewis and Clark: Emergency medical response.

11:52 a.m., S. Lincoln: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 12

8:00 p.m., 300 block Second Avenue: Emergency medical response.

9:14 p.m., 800 block S. King Street: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 13

11:42 a.m., 1300 block 10th Avenue: Police assist another agency with an emergency medical response.

Feb. 14

8:03 a.m., 1700 block Spruce Drive: Emergency medical response. Police assist another agency.

Feb. 15

11:14 a.m., 800 block Avenue I: Emergency medical response.

Feb. 18

9:42 p.m., Shilo Inn and the beach: Emergency medical response.

Oregon State Police

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.

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, Colorado, 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.


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 Columbia Memorial Hospital for evaluation. One car was towed by Classic Towing. The other could be driven from the scene.


State police were requested at Providence Seaside 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.

Icy conditions

A 43-year-old Portland woman lost control of the wheel Feb. 9 at 8:43 a.m. on U.S. Highway 26 near milepost 7. She crossed the westbound lane and crashed into an earthen bank. Airbags were deployed, the car was damaged. She wasn’t injured. Icy conditions were to blame.

Driver hits elk

An elk that ran out in front of a driver Feb. 10 at 9:02 a.m. on U.S. Highway 101 traveling south near milepost 17 caused extensive damage to the vehicle, but no injuries to the driver or passenger. The fate of the elk is unknown.

Three die in three-vehicle crash

Three people died Feb. 10 in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 26. Police say a Mercedes station wagon was heading westbound at around 10 a.m. about 2 miles east of the state Highway 53 junction when the driver lost control and slid sideways into the eastbound lanes, colliding with a Toyota Tacoma driven by a Seaside woman. Walter Smith, 21, of Pendleton, who was driving the Mercedes, died. His passengers, Erick Fadness, 20, of Decorah, Iowa, and a 16-year-old female from Portland also died. The Seaside woman who was driving the Toyota Tacoma was flown to a Portland hospital. The highway was temporarily closed while law enforcement investigated and reconstructed the crash.

Drunk driver

Brian Paul McCarthy, 43, was arrested on scene Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 101 and Sunset Beach Lane charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants — Alcohol after police responded to a report of an intoxicated driver who rear-ended the car traveling in front of him. McCarthy was transported to the Clatsop County jail where he provided a breath sample showing a blood alcohol content of .24%. He was issued additional citations for driving without a license, driving uninsured. A charge of reckless endangering has been referred to the district attorney’s office. His car was towed from the scene by Classic Towing. The sheriff’s office and ODOT assisted at the scene.


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