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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.


Lisa M. Staton, 39, was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 14, after she was pulled over near Southeast Eagle Creek Road and Southeast River Mill Road. She was accused of driving with an invalid license and booked in the Clackamas County Jail on $7,500 bail. Police say a substance suspected to be methamphetamine was found in her possession during her arrest. The substance will be sent to the Oregon State Police crime lab for testing. Staton also was cited into Estacada Municipal Court for allegedly driving while suspended, improperly displayed or expired stickers and failure to carry proof of insurance. Staton’s vehicle was towed.

Police served a Clackamas County warrant for first-degree burglary to Jon C. Pyburn-Hamlin, 23, of Portland in the 400 block of Southeast Main Street at 3:06 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20. Pyburn-Hamlin was cited and released at the scene.

Jose E. Garcia, 29, of Estacada was arrested near Southwest Cedar Road and Southwest Club House Drive around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21. Garcia was wanted on Clackamas County warrants for parole violations. Garcia had been on parole for meth possession. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.

Candias C. Gardner, 51, of Sandy was arrested in the 200 block of South Broadway on Thursday, Oct. 23. Gardner had been on probation for meth possession and was wanted on a Clackamas County warrant for allegedly violating her probation. Police accused Gardner of having pills described as a Schedule III controlled substance at the time of her arrest. The pills will be sent to the Oregon State Police crime lab for testing, and additional charges may be filed. Gardner was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.

Andrew J. Lumsden, 24, of Estacada was arrested in the 800 block of North Broadway on Friday, Oct. 24. He was wanted on a warrant for parole violation. Lumsden was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.


On Wednesday, Oct. 15, a library employee told police two transients were using the Estacada Public Library restrooms to bathe and refused to leave when asked. At the request of library staff, an officer told the transients they would be arrested if they returned.


On Friday, Oct. 17, a woman told police her son had been hit by a vehicle as it backed out of a local business near the intersection of Northeast Sixth and Broadway at 7:35 a.m. that day. Her son, who had been walking to school, was knocked to the ground, she said. The teen refused medical care at the scene but later was taken to the emergency room for X-rays. He had a bruised knee. Police say the teen couldn’t provide an accurate description of the vehicle that hit him.

On Friday, Oct. 24, a man told police his car had been hit while parked at Estacada High School on Oct. 19.


An officer found three students in Wade Creek Park during school hours Wednesday, Oct. 22. The students were out of class without permission. All three allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana and surrendered a small amount of dried marijuana and cigarettes to the police officer. The students’ parents were called, and the students were taken back to school.


An officer was dispatched to the 900 block of North Broadway at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. A local transient, Andrew J. Lumsden, 24, was having a medical problem and was taken to the hospital. Police allegedly found methamphetamine in Lumsden’s possession. The case was forwarded to the district attorney’s office for consideration of charges.


A man called police Tuesday, Oct. 21 when his 13-year-old son did not show up at school that morning. A little later, the son came home.

Police found a runaway juvenile around 5:56 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 near the place where the juvenile’s grandmother reported seeing him at the intersection of Southwest Lake Shore Drive and Southwest Club House Drive. The boy was released at the scene to his grandmother.


Police took a man in the 400 block of Northwest Zobrist Street into protective custody after he threatened suicide on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The man was taken to the hospital for evaluation.


A resident of the 300 block of Southwest Lake Shore Drive called the police Wednesday, Oct. 15, to report that his bicycle was stolen about three days earlier. A friend of the victim allegedly saw a transient riding the bike nearby. An officer searched the area but did not find the bicycle.

An employee of a business in the 500 block of North Broadway Street called the police about a theft Friday, Oct. 17. Surveillance footage showed a man possibly taking merchandise and leaving the store, but it was not clear enough to identify the man or the merchandise.

On Friday, Oct. 17 a resident of the 200 block of East First Avenue told police about 40 cinder blocks, worth approximately $60, were stolen from outside her home over the weekend.

Sometime in the early morning of Friday, Oct. 17, a window was broken and items were stolen from inside a vehicle parked in the lot of a business in the 300 block of Southeast Highway 224. Police are examining video surveillance to identify suspects.

On Thursday, Oct. 23, an Estacada area transient told police her belongings had been stolen from her campsite near the river. There were no suspects.

Police responded to a report of a theft of a wallet from a bar in the 100 block of Frontage Road on Saturday, Oct. 25. Soon after the victim called the police, another man called to report finding the wallet with a third man. Police are seeking this man for questioning.

Sometime between 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, and 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, construction equipment worth about $1,580 was stolen from a building in the 200 block of Zobrist Street. There may be video footage of the theft from a surveillance camera at a neighboring business. Police are investigating.


An employee of a business in the 400 block of Southeast Main Street called the police Tuesday, Oct. 14, to report a theft that had happened four days earlier. The employee told police a man had purchased items but had been unable to pay. The man left his driver’s license behind and said he’d be back in a few minutes to pay, but he didn’t return. Police couldn’t find him. The business notified police Friday, Oct. 17, that the man had returned and paid what he owed.


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