DUII arrest• At 11:57 p.m. Thursday, a pickup truck driven by Jeffrey Burnell Davis, 47, of 851 Patterson Lane, Chinook, Wash., went off the shoulder of State Highway 202 at Milepost 2.5, just before the Tidepoint restaurant. It hit a utility pole, shearing it off at the ground, then hit and destroyed a telephone booth and struck a 7-foot tall buoy before coming to rest in the restaurant's parking lot, Oregon State Police reported. Davis was checked by doctors at Columbia Memorial Hospital. He failed a field sobriety test and was taken to Clatsop County Jail, where he refused a breath test. He was cited and released. Astoria firefighters and a sheriff's deputy assisted OSP at the scene. Pacific Power personnel also responded.

Yard vandalism• At 8:23 a.m. Thursday, a resident of the 1300 block of Madison Avenue told Astoria police six solar powered lights had been taken from his yard during the night and someone had attempted to pull out several hard-wired lights. At 8:42 a.m., a neighbor on the same block reported two light fixtures in his yard were damaged overnight.

Theft• At 6:08 p.m. Thursday, a resident of an apartment complex at 1400 W. Marine Drive reported the theft of $500 to $600 worth of clothing. Astoria police are investigating.

Attempt to elude• At 7 p.m. Thursday, Oregon State Police assisted three people whose car got stuck in the surf at Fort Stevens State Park. One of them, Robert Edward Graves, 35, of Newport, had an outstanding warrant. He walked away and was found by the Clatsop County Sheriff's Office's K-9 unit. He was lodged at Clatsop County Jail.

Criminal trespass• At 12:37 a.m. today, a Warrenton resident reported a man was trespassing on his property on Southwest Ninth Street and refusing to leave. Warrenton police arrested Dominic Marko Rusinovich, 29, address unavailable, for second-degree criminal trespass and lodged him at Clatsop County Jail.

Animal assist• At 9:43 a.m. Thursday, Warrenton police assisted a mother duck who was trying to cross U.S. Highway 101 near the Premarq Center with her ducklings.


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