DUII arrests• At 8:20 p.m. Friday, Oregon State Police arrested Francis Dee Meshelle, 57, of Salem, for driving under the influence of intoxicants on U.S. Highway 26 at milepost 10, after two motorists informed a trooper that an erratic driver had just pulled to the side of the highway about a mile away. The trooper found Meshelle slumped over the steering wheel of his pickup truck and determined he was intoxicated. He was taken to the Seaside Police Department, where he took a breath test that determined his blood alcohol was 0.21 percent. He was then taken to Clatsop County Jail, where he was cited and released.

• At 1:31 a.m. Saturday, Seaside police arrested Jeanne Marie O'Donovan, 51, of 2216 Grove St. in Seaside, for driving under the influence of intoxicants at First Avenue and Holladay Drive.

• At 1:46 a.m. Saturday, Astoria police arrested Donald Eugene Crabtree, 35, of Mollala, for DUII at Eighth and Commercial streets and took him to jail, where he was cited and released.

• At 12:24 p.m. Sunday, a Clatsop County Sheriff's deputy arrested Tami Maureen Altom, 44, of 1871 S. Columbia St., Seaside, for DUII on U.S. Highway 30 at milepost 85 in Svensen. She was also charged with giving false information to a police officer and taken to Clatsop County Jail.

• At 2:31 a.m. Monday, Seaside police arrested Nathaniel Ray Alexander, 28, of 845 12th Avenue in Seaside, for DUII at S. Columbia St. and Avenue K.

Traffic accidents• At 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oregon State Police cited William E. Kindred, 72, of Warrenton, for failure to obey a traffic control device on U.S. Highway 101 at Sunset Beach Lane, after he allegedly pulled his 1980 Cadillac onto the highway in front of an oncoming 1991 Ford Escort driven by Bryce Scearce, 34, of Astoria. Scearce was taken to Providence Seaside Hospital with minor injuries. Kindred and his passenger, Vernon Hart Jr., 23, of Warrenton, were not injured.

Drug arrests• At 12:50 a.m. Sunday, Oregon State Police arrested Shad M. Bonser, 33, of 2030 Sunrise, Kelso, Wash., for possession and delivery of methamphetamine after troopers stopped his red 1985 Honda on U.S. Highway 101 at Milepost 10 in Warrenton. Inside Bonser's car were a half ounce of methamphetamine, scales, numerous plastic bags, pipes, needles and a large amount of money, OSP reported. Bonser was lodged at Clatsop county Jail.

Assault arrest• At 8:35 p.m. Friday, Astoria police arrested Clark Miner, 33, of Astoria, for fourth-degree assault and interfering with a police report and lodged him at Clatsop County Jail, after his girlfriend reported he had struck her in the face.

Disturbance• At 11:13 p.m. Friday, a Clatsop County Sheriff's deputy responded to a domestic disturbance in the 90000 block of Peter Johnson Road, where a man allegedly was destroying the house. The deputy arrested Tony Allen McNellis, 28, address unavailable, for criminal mischief, harassment and menacing.

Thefts• At 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Hauer's Cyclery, 1606 Marine Drive, reported to Astoria police that a man with black hair, a blue shirt and blue jeans took cash from the business when employees were not looking.

• At 7:49 a.m. Sunday, a Warrenton police officer discovered the lock had been cut off of the launch fee box at the Warrenton Boat Basin.

Vehicle break-ins• At 2:31 a.m. Sunday, Astoria police got a report of a possible car prowler heading up Sixth Street from McClure Avenue. An officer spotted a suspect, who fled from the area. Police recovered some stolen property. Two car break-ins were reported over the weekend. A purse was missing from a car parked in the 900 block of Klaskanine Avenue in Astoria in a car break-in reported at 5:29 p.m. Sunday.

Attempt to elude

• At 11:13 a.m. Sunday, Kelly Lee Hunt, 36, of Astoria, jumped out the window of his residence on 38th Street when Astoria police attempted to serve him with a felony warrant. He was treated at Columbia Memorial Hospital, where he was served with the warrant.

Hazardous material• At noon Sunday, Gearhart police reported a container of hazardous material on the beach between 10th Street and the Del Rey beach road. The Department of Environmental Quality dispatched a cleanup crew from Portland to deal with the container, which turned out to be fertilizer dye.

Hit and run• At 8:11 a.m. Thursday, Seaside police reported a hit and run that caused $1,000 in damage at Vern Cook Supply at 770 Avenue A.

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