DUII arrest

At 4:25 p.m. Friday, Oregon State Police received a complaint of a westbound vehicle on U.S. Highway 26 near milepost 27. Troopers located the suspected vehicle near milepost 10 and stopped it. The driver, Jamie M. Bell, 38, of Gearhart, was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants, Bell’s blood alcohol content was measured at .25 percent, police reported. Bell was cited and released from the Seaside Police Department.

At 7:51 p.m. Friday, Oregon State Police received a call from a citizen complaining about a dangerous driver on U.S. Highway 30. Troopers responded and followed the reported vehicle, observing many violations including speeding at rates of 90 miles per hour. Troopers stopped and arrested Leo F. Wilson II, 59, of Longview, Wash., for DUII, recklessly endangering another person, reckless driving  and speeding more than 31 miles over limit. He was booked into the Clatsop County Jail. Wilson’s blood alcohol level was recorded at .18 percent.

At 2: 46 p.m. Saturday, Oregon State Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on U.S. Highway 30 near Valley Creek Lane. Investigators discovered the driver, Galen Zachary Mickelson, 42, of Warrenton, was under the influence of intoxicants, both alcohol and a controlled substance. Mickelson had a recorded blood alcohol level of .069 percent more than an hour after the traffic stop. A drug recognition evaluation was performed by an Astoria Police officer. Mickelson was also cited for driving while suspended and open container.

Hunting arrest

At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oregon State Police say Joel Andrew Migliaccio, 35, of Milwaukie, knowingly cast an artificial light on a buck deer Wildlife Enforcement Decoy while in possession of archery equipment during prohibited deer hunting hours. Then, Mark Lynn Harding, 45, of Portland, allegedly shot an arrow at the decoy while being aided by the artificial light. Both Harding and Migliaccio were arrested. Migliaccio was charged with casting light from within 500 feet and aiding in a wildlife violation. He was cited and released. Harding was on felony probation out of Multnomah County for committing wildlife offenses. He was charged with hunting with artificial light and hunting during prohibited hours. He was taken to the Clatsop County Jail.


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