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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:


* 3:06 a.m. Dec. 16, after a Sandy Police officer saw a vehicle traveling at 92 mph in a 55-mph zone on Highway 211, and crossing over the yellow line into the oncoming lane, Sabrina T. Price, 42, of Portland was issued a criminal citation for reckless driving, as well as cited for the speed violation.

* 1:23 p.m. Dec. 20, following a crash that occurred at a business in the 16600 block of 382nd Drive, Martin H. Bran-Vargas, 28, of Hillsboro was cited for operating a vehicle without driving privileges and careless driving.


* 1 p.m. Dec. 19, following a non-injury crash that occurred in the 37400 block of Highway 26, Teresa M. Kaufman, 52, of Tigard was arrested and cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants. Kaufman was released from the Sandy Police Department and her vehicle was towed.

* 6:45 p.m. Dec. 19, a suspicious person with a gun was reported at a store in the 37600 block of Highway 26. It was reported that a man had removed a pistol from his bag and placed it in his jeans.

Joshua A. Dobkins, 36, of Terrebonne was detained. It was determined he has a lengthy arrest record and does not have a concealed weapons permit. Dobkins was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, taken to Clackamas County Jail and held on $7,500 bail.

* 6:50 p.m. Dec. 20, police attempted to stop a reckless and suspect DUII driver on Highway 211 near 362nd Drive. The driver tried to elude the officer and left the roadway several times, nearly crashing twice.

He eventually left the roadway on Gunderson Road and became stuck in blackberry bushes. The driver, Dwayne R. Erickson, 47, of Sandy was arrested and charged with DUII, reckless driving and felony attempt to elude. He was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on $15,000 bail.


* 6:54 a.m. Dec. 18, the loss prevention officer at a store in the 16600 block of 362nd Drive called police to report a theft that occurred Dec. 16. He said an individual left the store with approximately $800 in merchandise without paying.


* 1:44 a.m. Dec. 21, a hit and run was reported at a business in the 39000 block of Proctor Boulevard.

The caller reported that someone hit the back of her vehicle that night. Video surveillance will be reviewed.


* 6:42 p.m. Dec. 15, a felony warrant was served at a residence in the 40100 block of McCormick Drive. Tiara M. Pidgeon, 30, of Sandy was arrested on a probation violation warrant for possession of a controlled substance and lodged at Clackamas County Jail on $10,000 bail.

As the resident of the home allegedly attempted to conceal her presence and aid in her escape from the premises, he was charged with hindering prosecution. Steven M. Abshere, 29, of Sandy was lodged at the jail on $15,000 bail.

* 11:20 a.m. Dec. 19, Christopher J. Baker, 33, of Portland was arrested on a probation violation warrant out of Arkansas for failing to register as a sex offender.

Baker was taken into custody on the no-bail warrant and transported to Clackamas County Jail.


* 3 p.m. Dec. 19, a juvenile was found in possession of marijuana in the 37400 block of Bell Street. He was taken into custody and later released to his mother. The matter was referred to the Clackamas County Juvenile Department.


* 6:46 p.m. Dec. 17, a man living in the 38400 block of Bickford Street called police to report fraudulent use of his bank account.

He reported three unauthorized charges made to two online stores and the merchandise was mailed to California and Iowa. The victim reported a loss of more than $1,300. His bank already has reimbursed him.

* 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18, a citizen came to the Sandy Police Department to report he received notices from Dish Network he suspected were tied to a previous living situation in Sandy.

The case was suspended due to a lack of investigative leads.


* 10:04 a.m. Dec. 15, it was reported that between 3 and 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, an unknown suspect applied graffiti to a restroom stall in the Sandy Library. Cost of cleanup was estimated at $20.

* 4:32 p.m. Dec. 16, it was reported that graffiti had been applied to a mailbox near Cascadia Village Drive and Barrington Avenue. Cleanup was estimated at $25.

* 7:35 a.m. Dec. 17, it was reported that Dec. 16 or 17, an unknown suspect applied graffiti to trashcans and the water fountain at Meinig Park. Cleanup was estimated at $20.

* 10 a.m. Dec. 17, a Sandy Police officer found that an unknown suspect applied graffiti to the Dubarko Bridge. The suspect also left several spray paint and regular paint cans in Tickle Creek. Cleanup was estimated at $250.

* 6:34 p.m. Dec. 17, a call came in regarding graffiti in the restroom at the Sandy Transit Center. Cleanup was estimated at $10.

* 8:51 a.m. Dec. 18, it was reported that an unknown suspect applied graffiti to an outbuilding and a Dumpster located in the 39300 block of Dubarko Road. The reporter said it would cost $100-$200 to clean up.

* 12:15 a.m. Dec. 21, it was reported that two men were seen slashing tires on a parked vehicle near the intersection of Kimberly and Wolf Drive. The suspects were not located. Two tires, valued at $225 each, were punctured.

* 2:15 p.m. Dec. 21, an employee at a business in the 17400 block of Beers Avenue reported graffiti in the restroom.

The graffiti was identical to several other graffiti reports taken recently. There is no suspect information at this time.


* 9 a.m. Dec. 17, a small safe was found in the woods behind the stage area in Meinig Park. The safe was placed in the property room at Sandy Police Department for safekeeping. The owner is unknown at this time.

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