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The Scappoose Police Department responds to calls for service from Aug. 5-22, 2022.

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.

Friday, Aug. 5

Police were dispatched to the report of a disturbance at Fred Meyer. Following a short pursuit, the couple were taken into custody and transported to jail. The man was lodged on charges of assault IV (domestic violence), menacing, eluding, reckless driving, recklessly endangering another, and felon in possession of a weapon and carrying a concealed weapon. The woman was lodged on outstanding warrants.

Saturday, Aug. 6

Officers responded to a hit-and-run near the intersection of Columbia River Highway and Northwest Laurel Street. It was reported that an unknown suspect had hit the victim's vehicle while pulling into the highway, both motorists pulled over to inspect the damage, and while talking about the next steps, the suspect got back into their car and left the scene. This case is pending further suspect information and location.

Police assisted the Oregon State Police with the investigation of a possible assault that occurred in a vehicle on Highway 30.

Following the investigation of an assault that occurred in the 52000 block of Southeast Third Street, a man was taken into custody for harassment and lodged on charges.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

The victim reported unknown suspects entered their garage in the 33000 block of Southwest Sequoia Street and stole a 2022 Honda motorcycle. This case is pending further suspect identification.

Thursday, Aug. 11

Police initiated a traffic stop on Highway 30 near Bonneville Drive. The driver was initially stopped for following too close. During the contact, the investigating officer noticed the driver could be impaired, and she was taken into custody for DUII. She was booked and released.

Friday, Aug. 12

Police assisted the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office with the investigation of a possible burglary in progress in the 22000 block of Northwest St. Helens Road.

Police arrested a woman after she was found sitting in a vehicle not belonging to her in the 52000 block of Southwest Third Street. She was taken into custody and transported to jail, where she was booked on the charge of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle.

Police were dispatched to a traffic complaint on Columbia River Highway near Southwest Havlik Drive. A man was arrested for reckless driving and reckless endangering after he was involved in a road rage incident. He was transported to jail where he was booked on his charges.

Monday, Aug. 15

A victim reported that an unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter of their vehicle while parked in their driveway of their residence in the 51000 block of Southeast Fifth Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 16

The guardian of a child in the 34000 block of Wendlandt Way stated that they had been missing for a couple of days and several family members were trying to locate him. A couple hours later, the child returned home and was cleared as a missing juvenile.

Friday, Aug. 19

Police were made aware of a wanted subject at a residence in the 52000 block of Southwest Second Street. The man was taken into custody for an outstanding felony warrant out of Douglas County.

Saturday, Aug. 20

Following a traffic stop near Columbia River Highway and Southeast Maple Street, police arrested a man for DUII. It was reported that he was speeding and swaying back and forth in the lane of travel on a motorcycle. While attempting to stop it, the driver made a sudden U-turn, finally coming to a stop. The driver was subsequently arrested for DUII and transported to the Columbia County Jail.

Monday, Aug. 22

Police were dispatched to the report of a multi-vehicle traffic accident near the intersection of Columbia River Highway and Southwest Havlik Drive. Following the investigation, a woman was issued a citation for careless driving contributing to a crash. Minor injuries were reported.


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