Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
11:43 p.m. Jan. 23; Justin E. Hall, 25, a transient, was arrested at the old Sandy High School under suspicion of possession of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $25,000 bail.
11:59 p.m. Jan. 26; Austin J. Koch, 24, Gresham, was arrested on Highway 26 near 362nd Drive under suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Clackamas County Jail, where he was cited and released. He also was cited into Sandy Municipal Court for refusing to take a breath test and failing to display license plates.
3:50 p.m. Jan. 23; Kenneth E. Goucher, 32, a transient, was cited in the 17100 block of Bluff Road, accused of possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school. He was taken to the Sandy police department, where he was later released.
6:28 p.m. Jan. 24; Dillen C. McNiece, 18, Sandy, was cited at a business in the 36800 block of Highway 26, accused of shoplifting. He was taken to the Sandy police department, where he was later released.
7:48 a.m. Jan. 23; Brandon S. Hare, 23, Sandy, was arrested in the 17400 block of Bluff Road on a Multnomah County warrant for a parole violation. He also was charged with harassment. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.
10 a.m. Jan. 23; John A. Moore, 48, Sandy, was arrested in the 39800 block of Pleasant Street on a Clackamas County warrant for criminal mischief. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $10,000 bail.
4:17 p.m. Jan. 15; a woman living in the 17600 block of Koch Court reported that someone had contacted the store where she has a credit card and changed the address to a location in Tennessee. Then they proceeded to charge more than $1,500 of purchases online. Police gave her information and advice on protecting her credit. The case was forwarded to the local police in Tennessee.
11:14 a.m. Jan. 16; a woman living in the 38900 block of Pleasant Street reported that someone had broken a window in her car in order to steal her purse.
Noon Jan. 16; three vehicles were broken into and items taken from vehicles parked at the Sandy High School student parking lot. No one was seen.
2:14 p.m. Jan. 21; a woman was reported as a thief after she left a business in the 39500 block of Pioneer Boulevard with merchandise for which she didnt pay. A witness noted the license plate, and an investigator is working on the case.
9 a.m. Jan. 23; a woman who parked her car overnight in the 38400 block of Park Street reported that someone broke into her car and ransacked it, taking unidentified items.
9:30 a.m. Jan. 23; a woman who parked her car overnight in the 38800 block of Park Street reported that someone broke into her car and ransacked it, taking unidentified items.
5:45 p.m. Jan. 23; a man who parked two of his vehicles overnight in the 38500 block of Hood Street reported that someone broke into both of his vehicles and ransacked them, taking unidentified items.
8:43 p.m. Jan. 23; a manager of a business in the 37600 block of Highway 26 reported that someone left the store without paying for some items. Police believe they know the name of the suspect and are seeking that person.
8:30 a.m. Jan. 24; a man who parked his unlocked vehicle overnight in his driveway in the 38500 block of Hood Street reported that someone broke into his vehicle and took unidentified items.
2:18 p.m. Jan. 25; three students decided to have some alcoholic beverages at lunch time at Sandy High School, including two 14-year-old girls and one 15-year-old boy. They were all cited for minor in possession of alcohol and later released to their parents.
3:44 p.m. Jan. 25; a 14-year-old girl was reported involved with a 19-year-old man and was found to be pregnant. Police are investigating the case, which could involve charges of statutory rape and other sex offenses.
10 a.m. Jan. 17; overnight someone carved some of the wood posts at the new bus shelter in Centennial Plaza, creating initials of objectionable words. Police estimated repairs would cost about $75.
1:13 a.m. Jan. 21; during the night someone drove by a pickup parked in the 19000 block of Webster Avenue, hitting it and leaving the area without stopping. This crash is under investigation since there is evidence for an officer to inspect.
6:05 p.m. Jan. 9; a woman walking on the sidewalk near Highway 26 and Kate Schmitz Avenue was struck by a vehicle entering a driveway. She was transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
LOST AND FOUND
1:42 a.m. Jan. 13; a skateboard was found in the 38700 block of Pioneer Boulevard. The skateboard was placed in the police property room for safekeeping.