Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:


8:47 p.m. Sept. 17; Richard A. Cruikshank, 26, Sandy, was arrested in the 39100 block of Clayton Court under suspicion of three counts of harassment. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $10,500 bail.

9:56 p.m. Sept. 17; Thomas R. Dunn, 31, Sandy, was arrested in the 39900 block of Hood Street under suspicion of assault (with a knife). He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $250,000 bail.

10:58 a.m. Sept. 18; Jim E. Sims, 66, transient, was arrested in the 37600 block of Highway 26 under suspicion of trespassing, theft and giving false information to an officer. He was booked at the Clackamas County Jail and later released.


10:26 p.m. Sept. 19; Vanessa R. Frickey (aka Stone), 30, Sandy: arrested in the 19000 block of Wellesley Avenue on a Clackamas County warrant for contempt of court. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $4,000 bail.


12:55 a.m. Sept. 21; Michael D. Reitzer, 22, Boring, was cited and released near Wallingford Street and Cascadia Village Drive, accused of possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana. The Sandy officer reported that Reitzer told him he had purchased the pot earlier that night for $20. He was cited into Sandy Municipal Court.


7:03 a.m. Sept. 19; a man living in the 17200 block of Scales Avenue reported that he had just discovered over the past seven months his 20-year-old daughter had charged his credit card with more than $2,000 worth of purchases. If proven, the charges would likely be fraud, illegal use of a credit card, stolen identity and larceny.

10:53 a.m. Sept. 19; a woman living in the 37900 block of Highway 26 told police that her daughter’s $600 bicycle had been stolen from the back porch about eight days earlier. A person of interest was identified.

11:18 a.m. Sept. 19; a woman employee of a business in the 37300 block of Highway 26 told police that while she was outside the business a man and woman in their 20s took all the money from the store and walked away.

4:13 p.m. Sept. 19; a man living in the 39200 block of Cascadia Village Drive told police someone had used his bank account information to make three purchases overnight. The man canceled the account.


10:58 a.m. Sept. 18; a 13-year-old boy, who is a student at Cedar Ridge Middle School, was arrested at school for possession of marijuana. He was transported to the Clackamas County Juvenile Department, and the marijuana was placed in the police property room to be destroyed after the case is settled.

1:37 a.m. Sept. 22; a 17-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl were discovered in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 16600 block of Champion Way in the morning’s early hours. They were cited for minor in possession of alcohol by consumption and a curfew violation. They were transported to their homes and released to their parents.

4:36 p.m. Sept. 22; a 16-year-old girl was reported as a runaway, possibly on a bus to California from her home in the 40800 block of Highway 26. Her name was entered into a national database and appropriate agencies in California were notified.


10:39 a.m. Sept. 22; overnight someone keyed a vehicle parked in the 37700 block of Hamilton Ridge Drive. No suspect information was available.


9:53 p.m. Sept. 16; officers were dispatched to a residence in the 18400 block of Meinig Avenue to intervene in a physical dispute between a man and woman in which another woman, who was trying to intervene in the fight, had allegedly been pushed to the ground. A neighbor saw the fight and was familiar with the two involved in the dispute. Police are investigating the incident and are seeking the man for harassment charges as well as questioning about the dispute.

9:16 p.m. Sept. 18; A male resident of the 38900 block of Sandy Heights Street told police he wanted his girlfriend arrested for setting his house on fire. Police interviewed his girlfriend, who denied setting the fire. Police told the woman she was not allowed to visit the victim’s home anymore.


11 a.m. Sept. 18; a skateboard was located by a Sandy police officer while he was on patrol. The skateboard was placed in the property room for safekeeping.

12:36 p.m. Sept. 22; a teenage boy told police he left a binder with two books in the bushes near the skatepark, and when he returned they were gone. The value of the loss reported was $150.

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