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Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents.


As a result of a referral from the Department of Human Services, an officer conducted a welfare check of a child living in the 700 block of North Broadway Street on Thursday, Oct. 3. The officer discovered and seized a small amount of marijuana at the residence. Travis W. Vandehey, 22, was cited for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana. The officer determined that the child at the residence was safe and healthy.

On Thursday, Oct. 3, a woman told police someone had given her 14-year-old son alcohol and another person had blown marijuana smoke in his face at the skate park the day before. Police will interview a suspect.


At 8:56 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, a woman told an officer two cell phone chargers, vehicle registration papers and an insurance card had been stolen from her unlocked vehicle in the 100 block of Northeast Pierce Street. The theft had occurred overnight.

At 5:28 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, a man told police his 1988 Toyota truck had been stolen while parked in front of his home in the 300 block of Northwest Wade Street. The theft occurred between 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, and 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. At this time there are no suspects.

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, a woman reported that a tool box, DVD player and a check had been stolen from her unlocked car parked in the 300 block of Main Street. At this time, there are no witnesses or suspects.

At about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, an employee called police to report a theft that had occurred Monday, Sept. 30, at Hi-School Pharmacy. There is surveillance video footage of a person stealing more than $200 worth of merchandise from the the business. Police will examine the footage to identify the suspect.


A man told an officer his wallet was missing at 1:43 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30. He had used the wallet that morning at Thriftway. The officer provided the man with a case number.

Officers investigated a referral from the Department of Human Services on Wednesday, Oct. 3, of a family living in the 300 block of Southeast Main Street. Officers were unable to substantiate the reported claims against the family. The Department of Human Services is working to ensure the safety of the children.

At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, a woman told police the door of her home in the 400 block of Southwest Lakeshore Drive had been kicked in while she was at work. Nothing seemed to be missing. The police do not have information on a suspect at this time.

During a patrol Sunday, Oct. 6, an officer came across two 15-year-old boys standing near a fence that looked “freshly cut” near the intersection of Tenth Avenue and North Broadway Street. The boys said the fence had fallen and they hadn’t intentionally damaged it. The officer contacted their parents.

An officer responded to a report of an alleged assault that occurred during a child custody exchange in the Estacada Thriftway parking lot Thursday, Oct. 6. The officer concluded that a lack of evidence and witnesses would make prosecution difficult.