Scappoose Police Log: July 5-8, 2021
Monday, July 5
Officers responded to a fireworks complaint at a residence in the 33000 block of Southwest Meadowbrook Drive. Law enforcement had been called out to the location two other times that evening and had given the homeowner warnings. After responding for a third time, a 24-year-old Scappoose man was cited for unlawful use of illegal fireworks.
Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 52000 block of Southeast Second Street. Two vehicles at the location had their windows broken. The case is under investigation.
Tuesday, July 6
Officers responded to a family disturbance in the 52000 block of Southwest Ashley Court. Following an investigation, a 26-year-old Scappoose man was arrested for menacing (domestic violence).
Officers responded to a report of fraud at a business in the 33000 block of East Columbia Avenue. A counterfeit bill was passed at a store. The case is under investigation.
Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft in the 33000 block of Southeast Santosh Street.
Wednesday, July 7
Officers responded to a report of a bicycle theft in the 33000 block of Southwest Havlik Drive. An unknown suspect cut the bike lock while the victim was eating at a nearby restaurant.
Oregon state troopers assisted the Scappoose Police Department with the search for a vehicle that was stolen on East Columbia Avenue near Third Street in Scappoose. The vehicle was located on Highway 30 westbound near milepost 26 in St. Helens. Following a traffic stop, the driver showed several indicators of impairment and had a small child in the vehicle. A 30-year-old man was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, DUII and recklessly endangering. The child was taken into custody by the Department of Human Services.
Thursday, July 8
Officers responded to a disturbance in the 52000 block of Southwest Second Street. Following an investigation, a 57-year-old Scappoose man was arrested for harassment (domestic violence).
Editor's note: Police logs are a partial accounting of law enforcement calls, based on activity reports and descriptions generated by participating police departments. All persons accused of a crime are legally considered to be innocent until proven guilty.
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