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Man arrested for Astoria
Mini Mart East robbery
An Astoria man
was arrested late
money, which was
Friday after a
given to him.
robbery the pre-
A witness in the
vious evening at
parking lot rec-
Astoria Mini Mart
ognized the man
and watched him
Proctor, 29, was
23rd Street to-
booked at Clat-
sop County Jail
Street and then
on suspicion of
out to the River-
robbery, two counts of walk.
The witness identified
sion of stolen property, Proctor as the robber,
and violating probation according to Astoria Po-
on a previous burglary lice.
The agency issued bul-
A man wearing a white letins for Proctor and
bandanna, white face posted information about
mask, and sunglasses the robbery on Facebook.
entered the store on Ma-
He was found shortly
rine Drive about 8:52 before midnight Friday
p.m. June 3.
on Coxcomb Road in As-
He handed the clerk a toria.
June 11, 2021
Expensive work site theft has a happy ending
Call it the Case of the Thief
with a Conscience.
On Monday, a surveyor re-
ported to police that a glob-
al-positioning satellite head
unit valued at more than
$40,000 had been stolen
from a work site just south of
Warrenton High School be-
tween 4 and 4:50 p.m.
Police issued bulletins
about the stolen equipment,
including a post on Facebook.
By Wednesday morning,
the unit and its case had been
returned to the location from
where it had been stolen.
A note was attached: “Sor-
ry, I thought this was out for
grabs. I’m sorry.”
Courtesy Warrenton Police Department
City of Astoria among state’s environmental violators
The city of Astoria and three
other cities were among the
recipients of fines from the
Oregon Department of Envi-
Astoria is accused of releas-
ing nondisinfected wastewa-
ter from its treatment facility
lagoon into an adjacent wet-
Other cities fined, all of them
for wastewater or water qual-
ity violations, were Dundee,
$17,736; Newport, $28,400;
and Rainier, $7,200.
The agency announced the
penalties late last month
for 19 violations during the
month of April committed
by businesses, municipalities
Fines totaled $290,652.
the influence of intoxicants and
refusal to take a toxicology test.
Fire and service calls
• Burglar alarm, 3:20 a.m. June
6, 800 block East Harbor Drive.
• Lines down, 5:18 p.m. June 6,
Highway 104 south of Bi-Water
• Patient in and out of conscious-
ness, 2:43 a.m. June 2, 90900
block Highway 101.
• Female fell from bike, 1:45 p.m.
June 2, 900 block Pacific Drive.
• Female lift assist, 6:58 p.m.
June 2, 1100 block Northwest
• Female with diabetes issue,
11:38 p.m. June 2, 500 block
• Female fall patient, 10:18 p.m.
June 3, 2200 block Dolphin
• Fall patient, 12:01 a.m. June 4,
90900 block Highway 101.
• Seizure patient, 6:56 a.m. June
4, 1100 block East Harbor Drive.
• Unconscious female, 10:46 a.m.
June 4, 1700 Ensign Lane.
• Female with diabetes issue,
12:34 p.m. June 4, 1600 block
• Possible broken hip, 10:48 p.m.
June 5, 600 block South Main
• Chest pain, 6:04 p.m. June 6,
1600 block 14th Street.
• Female with flu, 7:09 p.m. June
6, 33300 block Perkins Lane.
• Diabetes issue, 12:53 a.m. June
7, 200 block Southwest Alder
• Unknown medical condition,
5:50 p.m. June 7, 200 block
Northwest Fifth Street.
• Difficulty breathing, 5:58 p.m.
June 7, 0-100 block Tyee Street.
• Medical alarm, 11:36 p.m. June
7, 400 block North Main Ave-
nue. False alarm.
Public safety calls
• Man assaulting his mother, 9:15
p.m. June 6, 100 block Alternate
Highway 101. Steven Michael
Wolf, 44, of Warrenton was ar-
rested on suspicion of fourth-de-
gree assault, violation of a
restraining order and possession
of methamphetamine. He was
booked at Clatsop County Jail.
Thefts and burglaries
• Shoplifting, 6:45 p.m. June 4,
Walmart. Jennifer D. Cutter,
28, and Timothy Allen Miller,
33, both of Corvallis, both were
cited for third-degree theft after
they left the store without paying
for $20 in merchandise. Miller
also was arrested for creating a
disturbance and resisting arrest.
• Dog left inside locked vehicle,
1:10 p.m. June 1, Fred Meyer
parking lot. Jeff B. Bolles, 23,
no known address, was cited for
second-degree animal neglect.
• Disturbance, 12:50 p.m. June 4,
Clatsop County Animal Shelter.
Madison T. Melton-Camarillo,
27, of Beaverton was cited for
second-degree criminal trespass-
• Squatter in vacant house, 6:17
p.m. June 5, 100 block South-
east Anchor Avenue. Subject not
• Disturbance, 3:34 p.m. June 6,
33200 block Sunset Beach Lane.
• Hit-and-run collision, 1:26 p.m.
June 1, parking lot on Southeast
• Driver unable to maintain lane,
1:44 p.m. June 3, Northeast Ski-
panon Drive near Port Warren
Condos. Carmen G. Ricker, 61,
of Warrenton was arrested on
suspicion of driving under the
influence of intoxicants, reckless
endangerment and reckless driv-
ing. She was booked at Clatsop
County Jail, where her blood-al-
cohol level was recorded at 0.23
• Rear-end collision, two possible
injuries, 1:13 p.m. June 4, High-
way 101 at Marlin Avenue. One
driver, a 29-year-old Hammond
man, was cited for following too
closely and having no insur-
ance. He was taken by Medix to
Columbia Memorial Hospital for
treatment of injuries.
• Road-rage incident with colli-
sion, no injuries, 8:38 a.m. June
5, South Main Avenue at Fifth
Street. Both drivers accused the
other of driving erratically and
speeding and stopping in ways
that caused the collision. Neither
vehicle was damaged.
• Traffic stop, 11:39 p.m. June 5,
near Fred Meyer. Tad W. Burn-
ham, 40, of Astoria was arrested
on suspicion of driving under