Brush fire reported At 7:27 p.m. Sunday, the Knappa Fire Department was called out assist the Oregon Department of Forestry with a brush fire near the second Brownsmead bridge.
Assault At 4:44 p.m. Saturday, Astoria police received a report that a person had been assaulted in the 3500 block of Harrison Drive. The person was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital by ambulance. Police are investigating the incident.
Speeding At 6:53 p.m. Friday, Oregon State Police cited Julian Chirilov, 20, of Woodburn, for reckless driving and violating the basic rule on U.S. Highway 26, 13 miles east of Seaside. His passenger, Marcos Pineda, also of Woodburn, was cited for having an open container of alcohol. Chirilov said his passenger was egging him on to see how fast his car could go. He was clocked at 108 mph coming downhill, OSP reported.
DUII arrests At 12:40 a.m. Saturday, OSP arrested Antonio Medina, 45, of Hillsboro, for driving under the influence of intoxicants on U.S. Highway 26, just outside the Clatsop County line. He said he lost control, struck a guard rail and spun out after swerving to avoid a deer. His pickup came to rest up an embankment. He was not injure, and was cited and released at the Seaside Police Department, OSP reported.
At 4 p.m. Sunday, Seaside police arrested Steven Michael Peters, 44, of Forest Grove, for driving under the influence of intoxicants at 1921 S. Roosevelt Drive.
Traffic accidents At 11 p.m. Saturday, John M. McNight, 25, of Everett, Wash., lost control of his car when he swerved to avoid a deer on U.S. Highway 30 near the Bradley Park Wayside, OSP reported. His car went up an embankment, struck a no-passing sign, and landed back on the highway. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and without insurance. He and his passenger were not injured.
At 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Michael C. Jernigan, 30, of Portland, was headed west on U.S. Highway 26 near Camp 18 in Jewell, when his car drifted onto the shoulder. He overcorrected and the car flipped over, OSP reported. He was not injured.
Gas break At 9:35 a.m. Friday, the Seaside Fire Department cordoned off Sixth Avenue and the Prom after a gas pipe was broken by a contractor until the gas company could repair the pipe.
Criminal mischief At 12:35 a.m. Saturday, Seaside police reported a tire slashed on a patrol car parked at 545 Broadway Drive.