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Police logs

April 16 to 25


St. Helens Police Department

Monday, April 25

Tyson James Geck, 20, of Portland, was arrested for failure to register as a sex offender following a minor in possession investigation on N. 6th Street near Columbia Boulevard.

Sunday, April 24

Amanda Lynn McMurray, 25, of Longview, Wash., was arrested on an outstanding warrant at the St. Helens Police Department.

Saturday, April 23

Kevin Justin Cain, 36, of St. Helens, was arrested on an outstanding warrant in the 200 block of Strand Street.

Friday, April 22

Richard Dennis Karp, 49, of Scappoose, was arrested for intimidation and criminal threat on S. Columbia River Highway near Sykes Road after punching a coworker in the face at the Columbia County Transit Center.

Officers responded to a traffic crash involving three vehicles in the drive though area at Burgerville.

Officers took a report of a counterfeit $100 bill that was passed on April 21 at Top Notch Thrift Store on Columbia Boulevard.

Officers took a report that an air conditioning unit was stolen from Bob's Barber Shop on Columbia Boulevard.

Thursday, April 21

Officers took a report of a counterfeit $100 bill that was passed at Lady J's Boutique on Columbia Boulevard.

Officers took a report of a paint sprayer that was stolen from at a residence in the 200 block of S. 18th Street.

Wednesday, April 20

Officers took a report that a fence was crashed in to and knocked down sometime overnight at a residence in the 35000 block of Grassy Lane.

Austin Glenn Brown-Oliver, 26, of St. Helens, was arrested on two outstanding warrants at Burgerville on Columbia River Highway.

Tuesday, April 19

Aleesha Mae Kempa, 29, of St. Helens, was arrested on an outstanding warrant after turning herself in at the St. Helens Police Department.

Jeffrey Richard Yarbor, 59, of St. Helens, was arrested on an outstanding St. Helens Municipal Court warrant after turning himself in at the St. Helens Police Department.

Joseph Lee Boe, 31, of St. Helens, was arrested for driving while suspended on N. 16th Street near St. Helens Street.

Monday, April 18

Benjamin James Brixey, 32, of Portland, was arrested on an outstanding warrant at the St. Helens Municipal Court.

Sunday, April 17

Andrew Ray Walker, 20, of St. Helens, was cited and released for criminal mischief II following an investigation at the Village Inn on Columbia River Highway.

Officers took a report of a hit-and-run near the intersection of Strand Street and Cowlitz Street.

Saturday, April 16

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 58000 block of Green Acres Drive.

Officers took a report that lottery tickets were stolen at Safeway.

Officers took a report that an unknown subject attempted to remove an air conditioning unit from the window of Bob's Barber Shop on Columbia Boulevard.

Scappoose Police Department

Monday, April 25

Officers responded to a report of a minor in possession of alcohol at Scappoose High School.

Sunday, April 24

Lance Bendit Jr., 49, was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants following a report of a suspicious person in the parking lot of Fred Meyer.

Saturday, April 23

Lisa Watts, 47, was cited for driving while suspended and improper display of temporary permit following a traffic stop on Columbia River Highway near S.W. Old Portland Road.

Friday, April 22

Michael Irish, 58, was cited for careless driving following a non-injury traffic crash in the parking lot of Fred Meyer.

Theodore Vandomelen, 18, was arrested for possession of a schedule II drug, using an invalid license and failure to return license following a traffic stop on N.W. Smith Road near N.W. Ridge Drive.

Brixton Apon, 24, was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving following a traffic stop on Columbia River Highway near S.E. Havlik Drive.

Thursday, April 21

Officers responded to a hit-and-run traffic crash in the parking lot of Fred Meyer.

Wednesday, April 20

Officers took a report of vandalism to a vehicle in the 33000 block of N.E. Kale Street.

Tuesday, April 19

John Olsen, 53, was arrested for driving while suspended following a traffic stop on Columbia River Highway near S.W. Maple Street.

Officers took a report of vandalism to a vehicle in the 53000 block of N.W. Manor Drive.

Officers took a report of a theft from a vehicle and vandalism in the 52000 block of N.E. Sawyer Street.

Columbia County Sheriff's Office

Sunday, April 24

Mark O'Bryan, 65, of Hillsboro, was arrested for driving while revoked at the Scappoose Bay Marina on Old Portland Road in Warren.

Truman Cox, 46, of Scappoose, was arrested for DUII, reckless driving and hit-and-run following a report of a possible intoxicated driver in the 35000 block of Riverside Lane in Scappoose.

Darla Cochran, 41, of Vernonia, was arrested for burglary and criminal mischief following a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 55000 block of S. Nehalem Highway in Vernonia.

Saturday, April 23

Kent Clawson, 47, of Rainier, was arrested for probation violation following a warrant service at a residence in the 73000 block of Cedar Drive in Rainier.

Joseph Miller, 46, of Scappoose, was arrested for assault following a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 32000 block of Scappoose-Vernonia Highway in Scappoose.

Friday, April 22

Amanda Nartowicz, 28, of St. Helens, was arrested on outstanding warrants following a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 62000 block of S. Canaan Road in St. Helens.

Kayla Delashmit, 29, of Scappoose, was arrested for probation violation and resisting arrest following a report of a suspicious person at the Yankton Restaurant & Store on Pittsburg Road in St. Helens.

Thursday, April 21

Everett Stougard, 41, of St. Helens, was arrested on an outstanding warrant, possession of methamphetamine, theft and escape; John Parsons, 24, of

Deer Island, was arrested for hindering prosecution and carrying a dangerous weapon; and Tara Anderson, 43, of Deer Island, was arrested for parole violation and on outstanding warrants following a warrant service at a residence in the 100 block of Wonderly Drive in St. Helens.