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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:

WARRANT ARRESTS

4:10 p.m. July 23; Tracey G. Gray, 32, a transient, was arrested in the 17100 block of Revenue Avenue on a Multnomah County warrant for theft and a Clackamas County warrant for theft.

He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on combined bail of $22,234.

6:50 p.m. July 23; Jose E. Garcia, 27, transient, was arrested at a business in the 36800 block of Highway 26 on Clackamas County warrants for possession of methamphetamine, failure to appear for disorderly conduct, probation violation for criminal trespass and possession of a controlled substance.

He also was cited for possession of methamphetamine and theft from the business. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $120,000 bail.

6:44 p.m. July 28; Ronald T. Howlett, 25, transient, was arrested in the 17100 block of Revenue Avenue on a Washington County warrant for attempted robbery.

He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $20,000 bail.

CITATIONS

1:33 p.m. July 23; Krisinda L. Stewart, 39, Portland, was taken into custody at a business in the 36800 block of Highway 26, accused of theft of merchandise worth more than $36.

She was transported to the Sandy Police Department, where she was cited into court and released on a charge of theft. She also was excluded from future visits to the store.

THEFT

10 a.m. July 15; a Sandy man living in the 38600 block of Galway Street reported that someone had used his credit/debit card in Southern California at a grocery store for a charge of $140.

The man said he was not sure how anyone was able to use the card he has in his wallet.

3:24 p.m. July 16; a resident of the 40000 block of McCormick Drive reported that someone had taken a cell phone. An officer of the Portland Police Bureau later recovered the phone, and the case is under investigation.

3:25 p.m. July 16; a Sandy woman reported that someone had taken her medication from her car while it was parked near a business in the 16600 block of 362nd Drive. The car door was damaged in the break-in.

8:09 p.m. July 16; a Sandy man reported that he had withdrawn some money from an ATM, and by the time he arrived at home the money was missing.

He said he had no idea how it became missing.

10:44 p.m. July 20; an employee of a business in the 37600 block of Highway 26 reported that someone had walked into the business and placed items in a paper bag and walked out.

The officer did not recognize the subject in the surveillance video, but information from the employee is helping officers in the ongoing investigation.

7:40 p.m. July 21; a Sandy area man reported that his 1965 Ford pickup had been stolen from the parking lot of a business in the 16600 block of 362nd Drive.

Among items inside the pickup was an antique rifle. The vehicle is listed on a national database, and the investigation is ongoing.

3:27 p.m. July 24; a man living in the 17600 block of Bluff Road reported that someone had used his credit card information to make purchases in Florida. There was no suspect information.

5:07 p.m. July 24; a woman turned in a counterfeit $5 bill to police. She said her husband didn’t know where he had received the bill, and didn’t know it was counterfeit until it was refused at another business.

The bill was turned over to the U.S. Secret Service.

10:15 a.m. July 26; a man whose business is in the 39000 block of Pioneer Boulevard reported to police that while he was away from the business he had left a table saw behind the business, but when he returned it was gone.

There was no suspect information.

1:44 p.m. July 26; a man living in the 39400 block of Gary Street reported that a person he knows took a debit card from his mail and used it to make purchases worth several hundred dollars.

11:45 a.m. July 27; the owner of a business in the 37300 block of Ruben Lane reported that a utility trailer was stolen from the business overnight, two days earlier. There was no suspect information.

JUVENILES

6:24 p.m. July 23; a 14-year-old girl, who lives on Gary Street was reported as a runaway. The officer took information so he could send that information out on a national database, but by the time he was about to access the database the girl’s mother called the officer and said the girl had returned home.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

8:39 p.m. July 17; a man living in the 39700 block of Wall Street reported that someone had driven a nail into the sidewall of a tire on his motorhome. Police promised increased patrols in his area.

MISCELLANEOUS

2:03 p.m. July 16; a 26-year-old Sandy man was taken into custody on a mental hold after he ran through several businesses, scaring customers. He also attempted to take a notebook computer from a local resident before running across Pioneer Boulevard and into City Hall. A Taser was used to take control of the man and bring him to the hospital for evaluation.

10 a.m. July 25; Another police department notified Sandy police that a man was being released from a psych ward, and the man had been making threats to kill his ex-wife, who lives in Sandy.

LOST AND FOUND

8:45 p.m. July 9; someone gave police a wallet that had been found, belonging to a Sandy resident. A driver’s license was found inside the wallet, and the officer was able to locate the owner and return the wallet.

12:31 p.m. July 11; someone reported a stolen car had been found in the 18100 block of Bodley Court. The vehicle was later released to the owner.

10:43 a.m. July 12; a Sandy woman reported that her 9-year-old son lost his iPhone at the Sandy Mountain Festival carnival. The phone was later recovered at the carnival’s main office.

2:15 p.m. July 15; someone gave police a license plate that had been found on Highway 26 east of Sandy. The plate was clear and valid, and was placed in the police property room for safekeeping.

3:05 p.m. July 23; a Sandy police officer took two apparently abandoned BMX bicycles into custody. The bikes were placed in the police property room for safekeeping.

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