The INDEPENDENT, March 7, 2012 Ike Says… Vernonia Police Department Feb. 1 – Juvenile referred to Col. Co. Juvenile Dept. after an attempted beer theft on Bridge St. Feb. 2 – MVA with property damage at Bridge St. and Riverside Dr. Feb. 6 – Report of found BMX-style bicycle on Cougar St.; not previously reported stolen. Feb. 7 – Theft of Green Nano IPod, valued at $175, re- ported at Vernonia High School. Feb. 15 – George Wood, 25, Vernonia, cited for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana on Bridge St. Feb. 17 – Jacob Mandes, 38, Vernonia, arrested for Vio- lation of Pre-Trial Release Agreement; taken to CCSO jail. Feb. 19 – MVA at Bridge St. and N. Mist Dr. – Small homemade explo- sive device turned in to the Ver- nonia Police Dept.; OSP Explo- sives unit disposed of the de- vice. Feb. 20 – Theft/Forgery re- ported on Alder St. after checks were found to have been stolen and cashed at an out-of-state bank; investigation ongoing. Feb. 22 – James Barto, 34, Port Angeles, Washington, ar- rested near Alabama and Spencer Avenues on Fugitive Felony Escape Warrant; taken to CCSO jail. Feb. 23 – Denise Miller, 41, Vernonia, arrested on Felony Warrant related to Unlawful Possession of Heroin; taken to CCSO jail. Feb. 28 – Death investiga- tion on N. Mist. Dr.; investiga- tion ongoing. – Attempted Burglary report- ed on E. Bridge St. after some- one caused damage to a win- dow while trying to enter the home. Traffic............................ 4 From page 13 We booked our cruise with Princess Cruise lines and we had no complaints, you really do get treated well and the food, oh the food, we simply got tired of eating! Izaak Walton League, Nehalem Valley Chapter meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Call 503-429-7193 for location. Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 11 Page 17 Police/Court Abbreviations Abbreviations: A&D, Alcohol & Drug; DUII, Driving Under the In- fluence of Intoxicants; BUII, Boat- ing Under the Influence of Intoxi- cants; CCSO, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office; DWS, Driving While License is Suspended; MIP, Minor In Possession of Intoxi- cants; MV, Motor Vehicle Acci- dent; PCS, Possession of Con- trolled Substance; ODL, Oregon Driver License; FTA, Failure to Ap- pear in Court; NTSI, National Traf- fic Safety Institute; DA, District At- torney; VIP, Victim Impact Panel; FF&A, Fines, Fees and Assess- ments. Vernonia Justice Court February 14 - 28, 2012 Traffic.......................... 3 Service Directory W illiams M etal F ab Custom Fabrication, Welding & Repairs Including Aluminum & Stainless Steel Custom Garment Printing 711 Bridge St., Vernonia 503-429-8431 (At the cor ner of Bridge & Adams) 503-433-4ART (4278) On the web at www.kaptanskr aft.com 17819 Noakes Rd., Vernonia, Oregon Better power. More choices. Have power when your neighbors don’t. Generators for Home, Work or Play 5 03- 429 - 5 5 04 • • • • • • Excavating Septic Systems Site Prep Underground Utilities Driveways & Roads Trenching PO. Box 65 Vernonia CCB 166815 DEQ 38649 Call 503-429-9410 to be here when someone needs to find you.