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Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:

ARRESTS

4:47 p.m. Aug. 15; Forrest M. Seitz, 20, Sandy, was arrested at a business in the 16600 block of 362nd Drive under suspicion of theft. He was transported to the Clackamas County Jail where he was lodged on $7,500 bail.

3:54 a.m. Aug. 18; Corinna L. Hayden, 43, Gresham, was arrested near 362nd Drive and Colorado Road under suspicion of possession of heroin. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $25,000 bail.

WARRANT ARRESTS

3:04 p.m. Aug. 12; Andrew N. Zoch, 29, Portland: arrested in the 40800 block of Highway 26 on a Clackamas County warrant for failure to appear for possession of heroin. He was transported to the Clackamas County Jail where he was lodged without bail.

4:23 p.m. Aug. 16; Anthony M. Ambriz, 54, Sandy: arrested at his home in the 38700 block of Pioneer Boulevard on four Clackamas County warrants including two counts of distributing methamphetamine, four counts of possessing methamphetamine, two counts of possessing a prescription drug and two counts of failure to appear in court. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $200,000 bail.

7:29 p.m. Aug. 16; Cody M. Williamson, 23, transient: arrested near Proctor Boulevard and Bruns Avenue on a Multnomah County warrant for possession of heroin. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $20,000 bail.

3:54 a.m. Aug. 18; James V. Gardner, 38, Gresham, was arrested near 362nd Drive and Colorado Road on a Multnomah County warrant for failure to appear for theft. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $10,000 bail.

DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED

3:32 a.m. Aug. 17; Kyle S. Curtis, 23, Boring: arrested on Highway 26 near 362nd Drive under suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Sandy Police Department where he was tested, cited and later released.

CITATIONS

9:02 p.m. Aug. 17; Ramon Rodriguez Gutierrez, 26, Redmond, was cited and released near Highway 26 and Langensand Road, accused of driving with a suspended driver’s license. The vehicle was impounded.

2:20 a.m. Aug. 18; Heather L. Ulbricht, 22, Boring, was cited and released near Highway 211 and Tupper Road, accused of driving with a suspended driver’s license and no liability insurance. The vehicle was impounded.

2:20 a.m. Aug. 18; Matthew J. Pitchford, 24, Boring, was cited and released near Highway 211 and Tupper Road, accused of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

THEFT

Aug. 12 – 15; in these four days, more than 20 Sandy residents reported someone had used their debit/credit cards in other areas such as North Carolina, California and New Jersey as well as in Oregon City, Portland and overseas to make multiple purchases and take cash advances. Several withdrawals were for $2,000 or more, with the total loss now exceeding $52,000 for Sandy area residents. No suspects have been located yet. The U.S. Secret Service is assisting in the investigation. (See the story on the Sandy Post website at sandypost.com.)

12:16 p.m. Aug. 12; a Sandy man reported to police that he had received a $20 counterfeit bill in his change from a business in the 38400 block of Proctor Boulevard. Police took the bill as evidence and turned it over to the U.S. Secret Service.

4:28 p.m. Aug. 12; Sandy police were told about three checks that had been cashed at local banks for a total of more than $8,300. The checks had a forged signature from the business they came from. The case has been submitted to the district attorney for consideration of charges.

5:20 p.m. Aug. 13; a woman living in the 39400 block of Wall Street reported that an acquaintance of a family member took some of her property without permission. The property was later recovered at the suspect’s home in Redmond.

5:11 a.m. Aug. 15; a man living in the 39300 block of Barker Court reported that overnight someone took his 43-year-old vehicle. Police are conducting an investigation, but there are few clues.

1:14 p.m. Aug. 16; a woman living in the 19000 block of Wellesley Avenue reported someone took two bronze statues from her front yard. No suspects were seen or heard.

5:54 p.m. Aug. 16; a Sandy woman reported her son had lost a cell phone on a local bus when he was near the 37600 block of Highway 26. No suspects were seen or heard, but phone calls have continued after the theft. Police are conducting an investigation by contacting the people whose number was dialed with the lost phone.

JUVENILES

7:30 p.m. Aug. 14; a 17-year-old girl, located near Pioneer Boulevard and Scales Avenue, was identified as a runaway from Milwaukie. She was taken into protective custody and transported to the county juvenile department for corrective action.

12:33 p.m. Aug. 14; Police were called during a family disturbance in the 38400 block of Miller Road when grandparents were trying to discipline their granddaughters, who had been smoking marijuana in a bedroom with two other friends. One of the granddaughters had to be physically restrained. All were referred to the juvenile department for corrective action, and the two visiting teens were released to the custody of their parents.

9:45 p.m. Aug. 17; a woman who was traveling and in Seattle when she called Sandy police, said her neighbor in Sandy had witnessed her grandson take some of her belongings from her home and put them in her car and drive away. The woman said he had no permission to do any of those things. A description of the boy and the vehicle were put out on a national database for law officers.

LOST AND FOUND

7:19 p.m. Aug. 15; a cell phone was found at a business in the 37600 block of Highway 26. The phone was given to a Sandy officer, who placed it in the department’s property room for safekeeping.

2:31 p.m. Aug. 17; an identification badge for employees of a nearby city was reported lost at a business in the 36800 block of Highway 26. Police checked with employees of the business, and no one had found the badge.