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This week's calls include: multiple arrests over a stolen vehicle, a mystery substance, and a racist shopper.

Sunday, April 18

Officers responded to a single-vehicle traffic crash in the 51000 block of Columbia River Highway. Following an investigation, a 39-year-old Yacolt, Wash., man was arrested for DUII (controlled substances) and reckless driving.

Wednesday, April 21

Officers located a stolen vehicle on Northeast Williams Street near Sawyer Street. Two suspects were taken into custody at the scene. A 37-year-old Scappoose man was arrested on an outstanding St. Helens Municipal Court warrant and pending charges for possession of a stolen vehicle. A 37-year-old Reno, Nevada, man was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and pending charges of theft II and forgery I.

Thursday, April 22

Officers responded to a report of found property at Bi-Mart, 51536 S.E. Second St. A ping-pong-size dark colored, solid material wrapped in a plastic baggie was discovered in the women's restroom. The substance was tested and determined to be black tar heroin. The drug was placed into evidence at the police department and prepared for destruction.

Saturday, April 24

Officers responded to a request for a welfare check at Fred Meyer, 51501 Columbia River Hwy. Store employees reported a man in the store was possibly having a mental crisis. The man threatened to kill people and used racial slurs. He then assaulted a customer and was escorted out of the store by other customers. The man was located at Dutch Bros Coffee, 33503 S.W. Chinook Plaza, and taken into custody. The 35-year-old transient man was arrested for intimidation I, assault IV and harassment.


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