The Columbia press. (Astoria, Or.) 1949-current, February 18, 2022, Page 2, Image 2

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    The Columbia Press
Public safety calls
The week ahead
Many public meetings are
held virtually. Information
on how to connect is posted
on each entity’s website.
Monday, Feb. 21
• President’s Day. Schools,
banks and most government
offices will be closed.
Tuesday, Feb. 22
• Astoria-Warrenton
Chamber Networking
Breakfast, 7:45 a.m., Asto-
ria Brewing Company, 144
11th St. Guest speaker Zach-
ary Stocks on Oregon Black
• Warrenton City Com-
mission, 6 p.m., City Hall,
225 S. Main Ave.
• Astoria City Council, 7
p.m., City Hall, 1095 Duane
St., 2nd floor.
Wednesday, Feb. 23
• Kiwanis Club of Warren-
ton, 1 p.m., Camp Kiwan-
ikong, 595 Ridge Road.
• Clatsop County Commis-
sion, 6 p.m., via GoToMeeting.
Thursday, Feb. 24
• Sunset Empire Trans-
portation District Board,
9 a.m., Transit Center, 900
Marine Drive, Astoria.
February 18, 2022
• Warrant service, 3:34 p.m. Feb.
10, Highway 101 at Ensign Lane.
Jeremy Warren Bash, 52, of
Seaside was arrested on a felony
warrant issued by Clatsop Coun-
ty Circuit Court.
• Warrant service, 6:36 a.m.
Feb. 11, Warrenton Mini Mart.
Robert Ray Casey, 64, no known
address, was arrested on a war-
rant issued by Clatsop County
Sheriff’s Office.
• Warrant service, 10:42 p.m.
Feb. 14, 100 block Southwest Al-
der Court. Tyler M. Hedgecock,
30, of Warrant was arrested on a
warrant issued by Clatsop Coun-
ty Circuit Court.
• Heroin overdose, 2:08 p.m.
Feb. 14, 90800 block Fort Clat-
sop Road.
Thefts and burglaries
• Theft of motor, 10:49 a.m. Feb.
11, 200 block Southeast Marlin
Avenue. A man reported the
theft of an $1,800 Mercury out-
board motor.
• Credit card fraud, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 11, Walmart. John Lee
Jernigan, 53, no known address,
was arrested on suspicion of
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four counts of credit card fraud
stemming from thefts valued at
$482 at Walmart, Harbor Street
Cigarettes and O’Reilly’s Auto
• Auto theft, 5:06 a.m. Feb. 13,
100 block Northwest Fourth
• Vehicle burglary, 3:55 p.m. Feb.
14, 1600 block Northwest Peter
Iredale Road, Fort Stevens State
Suspicious circumstances
and disturbances
• Trespassing, 9:45 a.m. Feb. 8,
Port of Astoria property near
Shilo Inn. Del Eriksen Heiner,
63, no known address, was cited
for criminal trespassing.
• Couple acting suspiciously,
6:56 p.m. Feb. 11, Fred Mey-
er. Desiree G. Grieve, 29, no
known address, was arrested
on three warrants issued by
Clatsop County, and Samuel Joe
Johnson, 31, no known address,
was arrested on three warrants
issued by Clatsop County.
• Disturbance, 10:26 a.m. Feb.
13, 0-100 block Northeast Har-
bor Court. Parties separated.
• Disturbance, man won’t leave
when asked, 9:01 a.m. Feb. 14,
33200 block Sunset Beach Lane.
• Suspicious behavior, 2:07 p.m.
Feb. 14, Shilo Inn. Fred Kelly,
54, of Warrenton was arrested
for criminal trespassing.
• Speeding, 8:16 p.m. Feb. 9,
Highway 101 south of Alternate
Highway 101. Driver cited for
going 65 in a 45 mph zone, for
driving while suspended and
having no insurance.
• Unsafe driving, 2:33 a.m. Feb.
11, Skipanon Drive north of East
Harbor Drive. Jasper G. Bryan,
20, was arrested on suspicion of
driving under the influence of in-
toxicants and booked at Clatsop
County Jail. He also was cited
for driving without a license and
having no insurance.
• Unsafe driving, 12:52 a.m.
Feb. 13, Harbor Drive at King
Avenue. Patrick C. Sewell, 29,
no known address, was arrested
on suspicion of driving under
the influence of intoxicants. He
also had an outstanding warrant
issued by Josephine County. He
was booked at Clatsop County
Jail, where his blood-alcohol
contest was recorded at 0.31
Medical calls
• Medical response, 6:21 a.m.
Feb. 11, 0-100 block Southeast
Harbor Drive.
• Medical response, 6:42 p.m.
Feb. 11, Northeast First Street at
Skipanon Drive.
• Medical response, 3:49 p.m.
Feb. 12, 300 block Marlin Ave-
• Medical response, 8:33 p.m.
Feb. 13, Walmart.
• Medical response, 6:49 a.m.
Feb. 14, 100 block Southwest
Kalmia Avenue.
• Medical response, 1 p.m. Feb.
14, 33200 block Sunset Beach
Man killed in
crash on Megler
A man from Chinook,
Wash., was killed Feb. 10
when his small car hit a large
pickup truck on the Astoria
Megler Bridge, according to
Astoria Police.
Stephen Schemel, 62, was
headed south on the bridge
at high speed when his 2003
Mini Cooper crossed the cen-
ter line and struck an oncom-
ing Ford F250, police said.
Schemel was not wearing a
seatbelt and died at the scene.
The truck driver, who was
not named, had minor inju-
ries and was treated at the
College news
President’s list
Grace Peeler of Astoria was
named to Gonzaga University’s
president’s list for fall semester
2021. Students must earn a 3.85
or higher grade-point average to
be listed.
Gonzaga is a private Catholic
University in Spokane, Wash.
Bachelor’s degree
Sarah Lertora of Astoria was
among the undergraduate stu-
dents who received diplomas
from George Fox University in
the fall.
Lertora earned a bachelor’s
degree in communications from
the private college in Newberg.