Traffic accident? At 5:55 p.m. Sunday, Sandi R. Welty, 40, and Ashley D. Kenville, 22, both of Warrenton, were injured when a 1986 Honda Accord crashed into the back of their 1988 Ford Taurus at 45 mph on U.S. Highway 101 in Warrenton, Oregon State Police reported.
A three-month-old baby boy in the Taurus was not injured. Welty's car was southbound when she stopped for a vehicle in front of her to turn east into Glenwood Village. The driver of the Honda, Michele Darlene Wolff, 22, of Seaside, was not injured. OSP said she told them she had looked down for a moment and when she looked up, she saw that Welty's car had stopped.
Wolff was cited for following too close. The Warrenton Fire Department also responded to the accident.
DUII arrests? At 12:40 a.m. Sunday, a man going through the drive-through at Burger King, 350 Marine Drive, who reportedly smelled of alcohol, backed into another vehicle, then left the area, followed by the driver of the car he hit. Astoria police located the suspect, identified as Brandon Michael Smith, 28, of 777 Erie Ave., Astoria, and arrested him for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
? At 2:29 a.m. Saturday, Seaside police arrested Jody S. Herring, 49, of Seaside on charges of DUII, failure to drive within the lane and refusal of a breath test. She was booked in the Seaside jail and released to a responsible party.
Assault arrest? At 12:22 a.m. Sunday, a Clatsop County Sheriff's deputy arrested Michael William Stunkard, 30, of 41697 Old highway 30, Astoria, after getting a report that he had assaulted someone there. He was lodged at the county jail on charges of harassment, menacing and strangulation.
Animal complaintAt 3:21 p.m. Saturday, a resident of the 92300 block of Willow Road in Jeffers Gardens reported a cougar was in her yard and then ran across the street. A Clatsop County Sheriff's deputy is investigating.
Thefts and break-ins? At 8:39 p.m. Saturday, Medix Ambulance Service reported the theft of a blue Advance Life Support Bag from their vehicle while it was parked at their office in Astoria.
? At 10:52 a.m. Sunday, a resident of the 100 block of Southwest Alder Court reported to Warrenton police that someone entered her unlocked vehicles overnight.
? At 1:27 p.m Sunday there was another report of vehicles entered overnight in Warrenton, this time on the first block of Northwest Cedar Avenue. Another complaint came in at 5:35 p.m. about vehicles entered on the first block of Southwest Birch Court.
? At 11:35 a.m. Sunday, a man told Astoria police that sometime after 2 a.m. someone broke into his vehicle parked at Ninth Street and Harrison Avenue and took a Pioneer amplifier and speakers.
? At 11:58 p.m. Sunday, Seaside police responded to a report of a bicycle theft in the 900 block of Avenue S. The bicycle was valued at $325. It was parked unlocked in front of a residence.
? At 10:57 a.m. Sunday, Seaside police responded to a report of an attempted car break-in at Rivertide Suites, 102 N. Holladay Drive. The window of a car was broken, but nothing was taken. Damage was estimated at $200.
? At 4:25 p.m. Saturday, Seaside police responded to a report of the theft of a bike at Subway Restaurant, 261 S. Columbia St. The bike, valued at $560, was recovered, and juvenile suspects were cited.
Vandalism? At 7:50 a.m. Saturday, a resident of the 1200 block of Southwest Ninth Street told Warrenton several houses, including his own, had been hit by paintballs overnight.
At 10:51 a.m. Sunday, Seaside police responded to a report of criminal mischief at Goodman Park. An estimated $200 in damage occurred in the park's restroom.
Vehicle fires? At 10:40 a.m., Seaside firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle fire at 429 S. Holladay Drive. No cause was determined and there were no injuries.
? At 8:16 a.m. Sunday, Seaside firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle fire at U.S. Highway 26 and West Campbell Loop Road. Cause was a possible fuel injection leak. There were no injuries.
Seaside Police Log, click on picture to see enlarged PDF version.