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About The Columbia press. (Astoria, Or.) 1949-current | View Entire Issue (May 22, 2020)
T he C olumbia P ress
Public safety calls
The week ahead
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• Memorial Day. Many
stores and all government
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• Warrenton City Com-
mission, 6 p.m., City Hall,
225 S. Main Ave. Will be
live-streamed via Zoom.
Info: 503-861-0823 or see
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• Clatsop County Com-
mission, 6 p.m., 857
Commercial St., Astoria.
Streamed live via YouTube.
• Gearhart City Council
special session on budget, 7
p.m. via GoToMeeting. See
website for details.
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• Sunset Empire Trans-
portation District board,
9 a.m. via Zoom. For more
information, call 503-861-
May 22, 2020
t hefts And BurglAries
• Shoplifting, 7:45 p.m. May
11, Fred Meyer. Bari Katherine
French, 35, of Gearhart was
cited for third-degree theft
and criminal mischief after she
allegedly attempted to leave the
store without paying for $83 in
• Auto theft, 1:23 p.m. May 12,
1200 block Southwest Cedar
Drive. A teal 1991 Geo Metro was
• Auto burglary, 2:01 p.m. May
12, 100 block Southwest 14th
Street. Fishing, climbing, and
camping gear valued at $569 was
• Shoplifting, 6:09 p.m. May 17,
Rite Aid. Ryan William Parry,
32, no known address, was cited
for third-degree theft and crim-
inal mischief after he allegedly
attempted to leave the store
without paying for $29 in food
apartment rental on Craigslist,
listed for half its rental price, in-
volved a man fraudulently using
the name of a prominent Finnish
fraternal society member and at-
tempting to get potential tenants
to send him $120 in application
• Erratic driving, 7:56 p.m. May
13, Highway 30 at Parker Lane.
Cindy Mae McEwen, 58, of As-
toria was cited for driving under
the influence of intoxicants and
released to a sober family mem-
ber. Her blood-alcohol content
was recorded at 0.20 percent.
s uspicious circuMstAnces /
• Two-vehicle collision, no inju-
ries, 4:10 p.m. May 14, Ensign
Lane at 19th Street.
• Bicycle/car collision, 12:22
p.m. May 15, Pacific Avenue at
• Drunken driving, 12:42 p.m.
May 15, Northwest Warrenton
Drive at Ninth Street. Janice
M. Hartman, 80, of Hammond
was arrested on suspicion of
driving under the influence of
intoxicants. She was booked at
Clatsop County Jail, where her
blood-alcohol level was recorded
at 0.12 percent.
• Criminal mischief, 4:16 p.m.
May 15. The barricade block-
ing motor vehicle access to the
beach at Delaura Beach Road
was knocked over and damaged.
Replacement cost is $150.
• Domestic disturbance, 4:03
a.m. May 16, 500 block North-
west Ridge Road. Janice M.
Hartman, 80, of Hammond was
arrested on suspicion of harass-
ment and menacing.
• Theft, 7:48 a.m. May 18, Good-
will Industries. Two batteries
valued at $180 were stolen from
company trucks during the
• Traffic stop, 8:20 p.m. May 12,
Highway 101 at Marlin Avenue.
Kyle Andrew Cooper, 29, of
Tualatin was cited for criminal
failure to carry and present a
license, driving while suspended
and having no insurance.
• Fraud, 3:12 p.m. May 19, 200
block Marlin Avenue. A phony
• Hit-and-run, 12:20 p.m. May
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• Traffic stop, 6:14 p.m. May 16,
Highway 30 at Bradley View-
point, Matthew David Barker,
44, of Rainier was cited for
driving while suspended and
on a warrant from Lynn County
for failure to appear. He was
booked at Clatsop County Jail
• Car into wall, 12:19 p.m. May
15, Southwest Ninth and Cedar
avenues. James Charles Cart-
wright, 36, of Astoria was arrest-
ed on suspicion of driving under
the influence of intoxicants, hit-
and-run and reckless driving.
• Multiple traffic violations, 8:45
p.m. May 16, Highway 30 at
Ziak-Gnat Creek Lane. Erik Jon
Hernandez, 42, of Sandy was
arrested on suspicion of driving
under the influence of intoxi-
cants. He was booked at Clatsop
County Jail, where his blood-al-
cohol count was recorded at 0.12
• Pedestrian struck by car, 11:36
a.m. May 19, Walmart parking
lot. A 58-year-old Astoria wom-
an walking through the park-
ing lot was struck by a Dodge
Charger driven by a 75-year-old
Warrenton man. Family mem-
bers took her to urgent care.
M edicAl cAlls
• Male with diabetic issue, 7:09
p.m. May 12, 90900 block High-
• Male with overdose, 9:45 p.m.
May 13, 300 block Southwest
• Male bleeding, 11:01 p.m. May
13, 90500 block Highway 101.
• Female with chest pain, 1:31
a.m. May 15, 1200 block Third
• Unresponsive female, 12:19
p.m. May 15, 33200 block Sunset
• Lift assist after fall, 3:03 p.m.
May 15, 90900 block Highway
• Female in pain with difficulty
breathing, 10:54 a.m. May 16,
100 block Alternate Highway
• Female with possible fever, 10
a.m. May 17, 0-100 block South-
west Alder Avenue.
• Female bleeding, 1:17 p.m. May
18, 0-100 block Northwest Birch
• Male lift assist, 4:08 p.m. May
18, 90900 block Highway 101.
• Female with difficulty breath-
ing, 2:05 p.m. May 19, 100 block
Alternate Highway 101.