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.


At 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, Brodie D. Califf, 24, of Sandy was arrested for driving with a suspended license. He was issued a criminal citation and lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail for violation of his parole.

Matthew D. Sircin, 31, of Estacada allegedly ran away from an officer near the intersection of Northeast Cemetary Road and Northeast Hill Way on Thursday, Oct. 24. When police found him, Sircin had two knives that could be opened with centrifugal force. As a felon, Sircin is prohibited from possessing such weapons. Further, Sircin had two no-bail warrants from Benton County, Wash., for third-degree escape and possession of methamphetamine. Sircin was arrested and lodged in Clackamas County Jail. Sircin was also cited for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.

At 6:25 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, an officer received a complaint that a man was sitting in his vehicle holding a baggie near the intersection of Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast Pierce Street. When the officer arrived, the man identified himself as Matthew T. Miltenberger, 18, of Gresham. While speaking with Miltenberger, the officer noticed a plastic plate with marijuana residue inside the vehicle. The officer asked Miltenberger if he had any more marijuana. Miltenberger allegedly showed the officer a small baggie of marijuana and a small container of hash. The officer found more hash, marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Miltenberger was arrested for possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school and felony accusations of possession of controlled substances. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $28,500 bail.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, a woman living in the 400 block of Northwest Zobrist Street told police her ex-boyfriend had tried to climb through a window into her home and she feared for her safety. When police found the ex-boyfriend, identified as Jeremy T. Boyle, 28, of Sandy, he allegedly admitted he had tried to force his way into the woman's home despite being told repeatedly to leave. He was arrested on allegations of menacing and first-degree attempted burglary and lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $57,500 bail.


On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Estacada High School employees called police to report that three 15-year-old girls had been assaulted. During the lunch hour, the girls had been off campus in the 600 block of North Broadway Street when Ryan G. Palmer, 18, of Estacada allegedly pushed two of them and punched the third in the face. The police report will be forwarded to the district attorney's office for consideration of charges.


On Tuesday, Oct. 22, a man reported that at about 3 a.m., someone attempted to steal a surveillance camera from his business in the 300 block of South Broadway Street. The person had been unable to remove the camera from its mount. Officers were to examine surveillance footage to identify the suspect.

On Friday, Oct. 25, a resident of the 300 block of Regan Hill Loop reported that an unknown person had created a PayPal account with her information. The woman did not know how her information had been compromised.

On Friday, Oct. 25, a man reported that his son's bicycle had been stolen from in front of his home in the 700 block of Northeast Foothills Lane sometime before Tuesday, Oct. 22. He was unable to provide the responding officer with the bicycle's serial number.


On Monday, Oct. 21, a Clackamas County sheriff's deputy found a backpack near the Subway store in the 300 block of Southeast Highway 224 but was unable to locate its owner. A Sandy officer also unsuccessfully tried to locate the owner. The backpack was taken into safe keeping.

An officer received a report that two small children were being left home alone frequently in the 300 block of South Broadway Street. He contacted the family and conducted a welfare check at 9:37 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21. The officer did not find any cause for concern.

At about 1 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, an officer caught an 18-year-old sleeping inside a shed on school property in the 300 block of Northeast Sixth Avenue. The officer warned the man he would be arrested if he returned to Estacada School District property.

A Clackamas County Department of Human Services (DHS) worker asked for police assistance with a welfare check on a home in the 700 block of North Broadway Street on Friday, Oct. 25. No one answered the front door, but the DHS worker told the officer he'd looked inside a window and seen someone inside the apartment. The DHS worker and officer left, but DHS employees planned to try again later.

At 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, an officer responded to reports of a domestic disturbance in the 700 block of North Broadway Street. After interviewing witnesses and the man and woman involved in the altercation, the officer was unable to determine which person had been the primary aggressor in the incident. The officer's report will be sent to the district attorney's Office for consideration of charges.

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