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The INDEPENDENT, March 19, 2009
Vernonia Police Department
Abbreviations: A&D, Alcohol &
Drug; DUII, Driving Under the Influ-
ence of Intoxicants; BUII, Boating
Under the Influence of Intoxicants;
CCSO, Columbia County Sheriff’s
Office; DWS, Driving While License
is Suspended; MIP, Minor In Pos-
session of Intoxicants; MVA, Motor
Vehicle Accident; PCS, Possession
of Controlled Substance; ODL, Ore-
gon Driver License; FTA, Failure to
Appear in Court; NTSI, National Traf-
fic Safety Institute; DA, District Attor-
ney; VIP, Victim Impact Panel; FF&A,
Fines, Fees and Assessments.
Notice: Arrests and citations do
not indicate guilt. All persons are
presumed innocent unless found
guilty in a court of law.
Mar. 3 – Hit & Run to green
Ford Ranger on Madison Ave. dur-
ing the night; investigation continu-
Mar. 6 – Criminal Mischief re-
ported on Bridge St.
Mar. 11 – Completed a mandat-
ed Sex Offender yearly registra-
Mar. 14 – Assisted DHS with an
Vernonia Justice Court
abuse report on Riverside Dr.
– Assisted DHS with a child
abuse report on Nehalem Hwy.
– Assisted DHS with child
abuse report on Rose Ave.
Mar. 15 – Lost purse reported;
Mar. 16 – Assisted DHS with an
Elder Abuse report; investigation
– Stolen rare coins reported on
Weed Ave.; investigation continu-
Mar. 20 – Harassment reported
at VHS between two students.
March 3 - 10, 2009
Robert Dean Gilbert, no ad-
dress given, charge of Offensive
James William Balcuns, no ad-
dress given, charge of Criminal
Trespass I dismissed.
Travis James Decker, no ad-
dress given, charge of Hit & Run
settled by DA agreement.
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