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Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:

ARRESTS

12:13 p.m. Aug. 23; Mark D. Anderson, 48, Sandy, was arrested at his residence under suspicion of harassment. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $7,500 bail.

WARRANT ARRESTS

9:51 a.m. Aug. 19; Erich J. Wonderling, 40, Portland, was arrested in Sandy River Park on a Beaverton Municipal Court warrant for trespassing and consuming alcoholic beverages in public. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $5,000 bail.

11:12 p.m. Aug. 24; Tracey Glen Gray, 32, a transient, was arrested in the 17100 block of Revenue Avenue on two Multnomah County warrants for failing to appear on two separate accusations of theft. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $3,234 bail.

8:46 a.m. Aug. 25; Aaron M. Richilano, 30, Sandy, was arrested near Highway 26 and Langensand Road on a Troutdale Municipal Court warrant for failing to appear for driving while suspended. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $5,000 bail.

IMPAIRED driving

9:38 p.m. Aug. 19; Mark R. Hays, 49, Sandy, was arrested on Highway 26 near Jarl Road under suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

He refused field sobriety and breath tests, but he was ordered to submit to a blood test at a hospital. He was transported to the Clackamas County Jail, where he was booked on accusations of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving and lodged on $15,000 bail.

1:47 a.m. Aug. 23; Cody J. Phelps, 22, Brightwood, was arrested near Ten Eyck Road and Pleasant Street under suspicion of driving while intoxicated and speeding. He also was charged with not stopping at a red signal and for not having liability insurance. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail, where he was lodged on $7,500 bail.

CITATIONS

1:50 p.m. Aug. 20; Ernesto Rios, 24, Boring, was cited and released near Highway 26 and 362nd Drive, accused of driving with a suspended driver’s license. This case was forwarded to the district attorney’s office for felony prosecution.

8:51 p.m. Aug. 22; Nikos S. Smith, 29, Welches, was cited and released in Meinig Park, accused of possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.

7:20 p.m. Aug. 25; Terrance J. Strunk, 25, Sandy, was cited and released near Meinig Park, accused of driving without liability insurance. The vehicle was impounded.

THEFT

Aug. 19-23; during these four days, more than 25 Sandy residents reported that someone had used their debit/credit cards in other areas to make multiple purchases and/or take cash advances. No suspects have been located yet. The U.S. Secret Service is assisting in the investigation.

9:48 a.m. Aug. 19; a man living in the 39400 block of McCormick Drive reported that someone had broken into his vehicle overnight, but there was no suspect information or evidence.

9:59 a.m. Aug. 19; a resident of the 39400 block of McCormick Court reported that someone had broken into a vehicle overnight, but there was nothing reported taken.

5:20 p.m. Aug. 19; a resident of the 19200 block of Averill Parkway reported that he had been the victim of cell phone fraud. Police did not report details of the incident.

9:56 a.m. Aug. 20; an employee of a business in the 36900 block of Highway 26 reported that a vehicle had been stolen between Aug. 16 and 20.

4:58 p.m. Aug. 21; two hiking backpacks were reported stolen from the cab of a truck in the 36100 block of Skogan Road. No one was seen or heard.

11:01 a.m. Aug. 22; an employee of a business in the 37000 block of Highway 26 reported that items from vehicles parked there had been stolen overnight.

1:38 p.m. Aug. 23; a case of purse snatching was reported by a woman who was in the 38900 block of Pioneer Boulevard when an unknown person took her purse.

4:20 p.m. Aug. 24; a resident who lives near McCormick Drive and Van Fleet Avenue reported receiving some money during a garage sale that appeared to be counterfeit. An officer determined the bills were counterfeit and seized them to be forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service.

10:37 p.m. Aug. 25; a Sandy man reported that his vehicle was stolen while he was at work in the 38100 block of Highway 26. No suspect information was reported.

BURGLARY

3:33 p.m. Aug. 19; a man living in the 18600 block of Van Fleet Avenue reported that someone had broken into his home. The only suspect mentioned was the man’s ex-wife.

JUVENILES

11:16 p.m. Aug. 20; a juvenile girl was reported missing from the 18300 block of Grey Avenue. Police were given a description, and that information was entered into a national database for missing persons. Another child-missing report was received about the same missing juvenile on Aug. 21 at 12:28 a.m.

8:59 p.m. Aug. 25; a 16-year-old girl was reported missing from the 39400 block of Trillium Street. Police were given a description of the girl, and that information was entered in a national database for missing persons.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

10:12 p.m. Aug. 19; While most graffiti cleanups take a code enforcement officer only a few minutes and are valued at less than $25, an officer discovered a larger amount of graffiti at Timberline Park near Wall Street and Van Fleet Avenue. Parks Department employees were asked to abate the damage in this case, valued at more than $100.

8:22 a.m. Aug. 22; Another graffiti incident at Timberline Park occurred between Aug. 21 and 22. That cleanup was valued at $50.

5:10 p.m. Aug. 20; Graffiti was reported at a business in the 39400 block of Pioneer Boulevard. The graffiti was so extensive that cleanup costs were estimated at $500.

8:12 a.m. Aug. 21; Graffiti was reported in Meinig Park along with overturned trashcans and an overturned portable toilet. Cleanup costs were estimated at $100.

8 a.m. Aug. 21; Graffiti was reported on a garage in the 38800 block of Junker Street. The officer was able to clean up the graffiti.

2:33 p.m. Aug. 22; Graffiti was reported at a business in the 39000 block of Proctor Boulevard. The officer was able to clean up the graffiti.

6:15 p.m. Aug. 22; Police received a report from a man living in the 18200 block of Van Fleet Avenue about a brick that had been thrown through a window of his vehicle. Police have the name of a person of interest, and the investigation continues.

LOST AND FOUND

7:19 p.m. Aug. 15; a cell phone was found at a business in the 37600 block of Highway 26. The phone was given to a Sandy officer, who placed it in the department’s property room for safekeeping.

2:31 p.m. Aug. 17; an identification badge for employees of a nearby city was reported lost at a business in the 36800 block of Highway 26. Police checked with employees of the business, and no one had found the badge.

7:18 a.m. Aug. 21; a Sandy man told police he had left a bag of tools after working at Sandy Elementary School, returning a day later to find the bag missing.