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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:


- 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4, a Sandy police officer noticed a vehicle parked oddly in a parking lot in the 16700 block of Bluff Road in Sandy. When approached, the person in the driver’s seat allegedly quickly tried to conceal items the officer believed to be drug paraphernalia. The driver was told to exit the vehicle and complied. Timothy M. Davis, 34, of Sandy later admitted he’d just used heroin and was attempting to discard the remaining heroin paraphernalia. Davis was taken into custody and charges of possession of heroin will be referred to the District Attorney’s Office for review.

- 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Sandy Police units were dispatched to the 17600 block of Meinig Avenue regarding an assault. Ethan R. Keck, 19, of Sandy was arrested for harassment, second-degree disorderly conduct and probation violation. In addition, Keck and a 16-year-old juvenile, also of Sandy, were cited for minor in possession of alcohol by consumption. The 16-year-old was released to his parents.

- 1:18 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, Timothy D. Bring, 25, of Molalla was arrested after being stopped for failing to maintain his lane of travel. Bring showed signs of intoxication and a field interview was conducted. He was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and taken to Clackamas County Jail where he provided a breath sample of .08 percent. He was cited and released.

- 2:23 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, a vehicle with a suspected impaired driver stopped for traveling 83 miles-per-hour in a 55 miles-per-hour zone and driving erratically. The driver, Clinton W. Cooper, 44, of Redmond was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving. He refused the breath test and a warrant was obtained for a blood sample, which will be sent to the Oregon State Police Crime Lab.


- 10:31 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, police were dispatched to a traffic crash on 362nd Drive near Southeast Skogan Road. Sandy Fire was on scene, controlling traffic for a pickup truck whose frame was sticking into the lane of travel on a sharp corner. The hazard was corrected. The male subject, later identified as Christopher A. Watkins, 25, of Sherwood had multiple felony warrants and was arrested. He had Clackamas County warrants, a Canby municipal warrant and a Multnomah County warrant. He was transported to Clackamas County Jail, where he was held without bail.

- 2:58 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, Shawn M. McCurdy, 45, of Sandy was arrested in the 39800 block of Pleasant Street on a Clackamas County warrant for resisting arrest and multiple Deschutes County warrants for failure to appear. He was taken to Clackamas County Jail and held on $25,000 bail.

- 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, Sandy police stopped a vehicle on Highway 26 near Kate Schmitz Avenue for visible emissions and an unlit driver-side taillight. The driver, Nikos S. Smith, 31, of Welches said he had recently purchased the vehicle and did not have insurance on it. Smith also had a Clackamas County warrant. He was transported to Clackamas County Jail, where he was held on $6,000 bail, and his vehicle was impounded.


- 6:21 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Caylee P. Cooper, 29, of Warren, Ore., was cited for careless driving following a three-car crash that occurred near the intersection of Proctor Boulevard and Strauss Avenue.


- 11:23 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4, shoplifting was reported in the 37600 block of Highway 26. The suspect, a juvenile, admitted she stole items from the business. She was then taken into custody and lodged at the Juvenile Reception Center. Third-degree theft charges will be referred to the Clackamas County Juvenile Court.

- 6:29 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, a theft was reported to have occurred on Sept. 5 in the 36700 block of Highway 26. The reporting party said she had video of the suspect taking her property, and the investigation continues.


- 8:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, police were dispatched to an unoccupied vehicle at the intersection of Dubarko Road and Tupper Road. The white 2000 Honda CRV was heavily damaged and covered in graffiti and profanity. The interior was filled with tires. The vehicle was towed from the scene as a hazard.

- 7:54 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, a Sandy police officer was dispatched to the 39100 block of Pioneer Boulevard regarding a dog found in the cab of a truck. According to the reporting party, the canine had been there overnight with no food or water. The officer removed the dog from the truck and had the reporting party take care of its needs while attempts were made to locate the owner. Contact was not made with the owner and, on Sept. 8, the dog was ultimately transported to Clackamas County Dog Services.