Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
n 10:41 p.m., May 27: Officers took Douglas J. Latta, 34, of Sandy, into custody from a residence in the 39400 block of Evans Street. Latta had a Multnomah County felony warrant for failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $44,444 bail.
n 11:54 a.m., May 27: April G. Gerhold, a 25-year-old transient, was arrested in the 37600 block of Highway 26 on an Oregon City warrant for second-degree disorderly conduct. After arrest, officers located a meth pipe in her backpack which resulted in an additional charge of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. While en route to the jail, Gerhold damaged the interior of the police car and was charged with second-degree criminal mischief. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $17,500 bail.
n 7:40 p.m., June 1: Officers responded to a report of an assault at a business in the 37400 block of Highway 26. Police obtained statements from the involved parties and witnesses, and the report will be forwarded to the district attorneys office for review.
n 1:55 p.m., May 31: Police were dispatched to a welfare check in the 37900 block of Meeker Street. Police learned a domestic disturbance had occurred at the location prior to the arrival of the police. The case will be referred to the district attorneys office for review.
n 10:40 p.m., May 30: Police were dispatched to the 38500 block of Barlow Parkway on a domestic disturbance. Both individuals admitted to physical contact in response to an argument. The matter will be referred to the District Attorneys Office for review.
n 8:42 p.m., May 28: Police were dispatched to a threat in the 38800 block of Park Street. Report taken.
n 10:14 a.m., May 26: Police responded to the 39200 block of Evans Street on a domestic disturbance. No crimes, report taken.
n 11:35 a.m., May 31: Police were dispatched to a crash in the area of Highway 211 and Dubarko Road. There were no reported injuries and one of the drivers, Samuel K. Houston, 29, of Sandy, was cited for careless driving and driving while suspended.
n 11:53 a.m., May 27: Police responded to the area of Highway 26 and Bluff Road on a traffic crash. No reported injuries.
n 11:03 a.m., May 26: Police were dispatched to the 37400 block of Highway 26 on a hit and run. Report taken.
n 8:40 a.m., May 27: Police responded to the 39000 block of Junker Street on a death investigation. It was determined that the 58-year-old female died of natural causes.
n 8 p.m., May 31: Police contacted two men in a vehicle in the 38900 block of Proctor Boulevard after being flagged down about the car possibly being stolen. The car had been reported stolen that day in Gresham. The man in the car said that he bought the vehicle a few days prior. He was identified and released from the scene, and the vehicle was returned to its owner.
n 10:05 a.m., May 30: Police responded to a phone contact on a theft that occurred in the 18300 block of Meinig Avenue. The victim provided suspect information, and the investigation is continuing.
n 10:22 a.m., May 27: Police were dispatched to the 37800 block of Highway 26 on a theft. Report taken.
n 11:05 a.m., June 1: Police responded to the 17300 block of Strauss Avenue on a trespass. Report taken.
n 12:29 a.m., May 31: Officers were dispatched to the 18800 block of Jacoby Road on a suicidal subject. He was ultimately placed on a police officer hold and transported to a local hospital.
n 7 p.m., May 27: A family living in the 40800 block of Highway 26 called to report that their 15-year-old son had not returned home from school. The juvenile was entered as a missing person in the law enforcement databases. A short time later, the family called to say that their son had returned home safely.
n 4:23 p.m., May 27: A man came to the Sandy Police Department to report a lost cellphone that occurred a couple weeks prior in the 38400 block of Proctor Boulevard. The victim determined an unknown local individual had found his cellphone and sold it to another person. Report taken.
n 7:42 p.m., May 30: Police conducted a traffic stop in the 38400 block of Proctor Boulevard. Tracy J. Grina, 24, of Milwaukie, was cited for driving uninsured and driving while suspended. Her vehicle was impounded.
n 6:08 a.m., May 26: Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 26 and Langensand Road. The vehicle had switched plates, and the driver, Harold T. Brown, 60, of Portland, was cited for this violation as well as no operators license.