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T he C olumbia P ress
September 14, 2018
Public Safety Calls
W arrants and arrests
• Warrant service, 4:54 p.m. Aug.
29, 200 block Northwest Fifth
Street. Dominic Robert Meeks,
26, of Warrenton was arrested on
a probation violation and war-
rant for failing to register as a sex
• Warrant service, 6:23 p.m. Aug.
30, Bubba’s Sports Bar. Gary
Leonard Goodenough, 54, of Gear-
hart was arrested on a Clatsop
County sheriff’s warrant.
• Warrant service, 1:27 p.m. Sept.
8, Warrenton High School. Rich-
ard Clayton Palek, 50, of Astoria
The Week Ahead
• Economic Vitality Road-
map action team planning,
5:30 p.m., Warrenton High
School Library, 1700 S. Main
• Port of Astoria Board of
Directors, 4 p.m., 10 Pier 1,
Suite 209, Astoria.
Groups & Events
• Astoria Sunday Market,
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., along 12th
Street in downtown Astoria.
• TOPS, 10 a.m., First Baptist
Church, 30 N.E. First St. Info:
• Daughters of the Ameri-
can Revolution, 10:30 a.m.,
Astoria Country Club, 33445
Sunset Beach Road.
• Warrenton Rotary Club, 6
p.m., Dooger’s, 103 S. Highway
• WomenHeart support
group for those at risk of heart
disease, 6:30 p.m., Coho Room,
2021 Marine Dr., Astoria.
• Fort Stevens VFW Post
& Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 66 S.W.
• Storytime at the library, 11
a.m., 160 S. Main Ave.
• National Public Lands
Day with free admission to
nation parks, including Fort
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was arrested on multiple warrants.
• Warrant service, 5:36 a.m. Sept.
10, 0-100 block Northwest Cedar
Court. Cynthia Lee Perkins, 56, of
Warrenton was arrested on a war-
rant from Multnomah County.
t hefts and Burglaries
• Counterfeit bills, 11:25 a.m. Aug.
1, Dollar Tree. Two counterfeit
$20 bills were found by the bank
in the night deposit. Investigation
concluded Sept. 5 and information
turned over to U.S. Secret Service.
smart phone inside the restroom
and it was gone when she returned
five minutes later.
• Auto burglary, 11:45 p.m. Sept. 8,
parking lot outside Maurice’s and
TJ Maxx. Window was smashed
and an $800 iPhone 8 was taken.
• Auto burglary, 10:26 a.m. Sept.
9, Astoria Ford. Thief broke into a
customer’s vehicle and stole a fuel
s uspiCious CirCuMstanCes /
Meyer parking lot.
• Interfering with police and re-
sisting arrest, 12:48 a.m. Sept. 5,
Walmart. Johnathan Tyler Been,
27, of Kennewick was arrested
after a disturbance in the parking
• Illegal camping, 1:17 a.m. Sept.
5, Walmart. Kaitlyn R. Hanson,
23, of Warrenton was cited for
criminal interfering with an officer
and resisting arrest and for illegal
• Shoplifting, 3:20 p.m. Aug. 29,
Walmart. Shawn M. Hall, 41, and
Natasha A. Fleming, 36, both with
no known address, were arrested
on suspicion of third-degree theft
after each left the store without
paying for miscellaneous items.
Hall also was arrested on a felony
warrant from Clatsop County.
• Shoplifting, 7 p.m. Aug. 31,
Walmart. Frank R. Nimz, 37, with
no known address, was arrested
on suspicion of second-degree
theft and third-degree criminal
mischief after he left the store
without paying for $700 in camp-
ing gear and food.
• Shoplifting, 5:41 p.m. Sept. 1,
Walmart. David R. Keaton, 32,
of Milton-Freewater, Wash., was
arrested on suspicion of third-de-
gree theft after he left the store
without paying for $40 in automo-
• Theft of services, 10:15 a.m. Sept.
5, KOA. Blair W. Dunham, 33, of
Rathdrum, Idaho, was arrested on
suspicion of theft after staying in
the campground without paying.
• Theft of cans, 11:50 a.m. Sept. 5,
Main Street Market. Zane Cruz
Belshe, 56, with no known address
was arrested on suspicion of
third-degree theft and on a felony
warrant from Clatsop County
Sheriff’s Office, a felony warrant
from Oregon State Parole Board
and restricted warrants from War-
renton and Pacific County Sheriff’s
• Shoplifting, 9 p.m. Sept. 5,
Walmart. Paul Henry Johnson, 21,
of Ilwaco was arrested on suspi-
cion of third-degree theft and sec-
ond-degree criminal mischief after
he allegedly damaged packaging
on several items and attempted to
leave the store without paying.
• Stolen cell phone, 6:10 p.m. Sept.
8. A woman working in the area
forgot she’d set down her $400 LG
• Aggressive Chihuahua at large,
12:14 p.m. Aug. 31, 1400 block
Southeast 12th Place.
• Intoxicated male harassing
customers, 2:14 p.m. Aug. 31,
Walmart. Male was living with
three others in a transient camp
on property behind Astoria Ford.
All were given 72-hour notices to
vacate the private property, which
is owned by Fort George Brewery;
a shopping cart and air mattress
were returned to Walmart.
• Aggressive elk, 3:39 p.m. Aug. 31,
Lake and Pacific drives. Assistance
rendered to family on bicycles that
was blocked by elk herd.
• Litering and illegal camping, 10
a.m. Sept 1, Shilo Inn parking lot.
• Chihuahua at large, 11:07 a.m.
Sept. 1, 1400 block Southeast 12th
Place. Owner warned to keep dog
in yard or on leash.
• Cow at large, 6:30 p.m. Sept.
2, 0-100 block Northeast Fifth
Street. Cow jumped back behind
the fence as officer drove by. Own-
er contacted to fix fence.
• Intoxicated male refusing to
leave, 9:59 p.m. Sept. 2, War-
renton Mini Mart. Joshua Hen-
ry Marshall, 33, of Astoria was
arrested on a parole and probation
• People screaming at each other,
7:45 a.m. Sept. 4, Fort Stevens
State Park. Samantha Ashley
Moreau, 29, of Anchorage was ar-
rested on a misdemeanor warrant
from Klamath Falls Circuit Court.
• Verbal disturbance, 10:54 p.m.
Sept. 4, Shilo Inn. Sonny Gene
Lecrone, 38, of Astoria was ar-
rested on a warrant from Clatsop
County Circuit Court.
• Disturbance between several peo-
ple, no time given, Sept. 6, Fred
• Verbal disturbance, 1:27 p.m.
Sept. 7, Fred Meyer parking lot.
Couple who’d just been evicted
from their apartment was directed
to a local organization for assis-
• Air stem removed from tire,
3:21 p.m. Sept. 7, 800 block Fifth
• Suspicious vehicle in parking lot
with man living inside, 10:18 p.m.
Sept. 8, Walmart. Store was issued
a private property tow form.
• Moped vs. FedEx truck, 12:10
p.m. Aug. 24, Highway 101 near
Southeast Dolphin Road. The driv-
er of the moped, Daniel L. Peden,
60, of Warrenton, was taken by
ambulance to Columbia Memorial
Hospital for treatment of injuries.
• Abandoned vehicle full of junk,
1:48 p.m. Aug. 29, Highway 101
Business at Ensign Lane. Vehicle
towed after tagged with 24-hour
• Speeding, 2:15 p.m. Aug. 30,
Ridge Road at Long Lake Estates.
Driver cited for going 65 in a 45
• Speeding, 8:15 p.m. Aug. 30,
Highway 101 at Skipanon Bridge.
Driver cited for going 75 in a 55
• Assist citizen who locked her
2-year-old grandson in the vehicle,
no time given, Aug. 31, Sweet
• Glass and other debris across
Youngs Bay Bridge, 4:35 p.m. Aug.
31. Highway closed briefly while
Oregon Department of Transpor-
tation cleaned up the highway.
• Speeding, 4 p.m. Sept. 1, Ridge
Road at soccer fields. Driver cited
for going 69 in a 45 mph zone.
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