Editor's Note: These log entries are printed as provided by law enforcement, fire and other agencies and are a matter of public record. Not all arrests result in prosecutions. All parties are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Lincoln City Police Department
Saturday, Dec. 29
12:43 a.m. Troy Skinner, 26, arrested at the Nauti Mermaid on a warrant out of Lincoln County charging probation violation. Transported to Lincoln County Jail.
3:16 a.m. James Hurley, 24, cited on suspicion of driving uninsured in 4300 block of S.W. Coast Avenue. Vehicle towed.
12:35 p.m. Stolen vehicle recovered in Tillamook County. Owner notified.
3:32 p.m. Jeffrey Cooper, 23, arrested at the Community Center on a warrant out of Salem after police were called to investigate a suspicion person. Cooper transported to Lincoln County Jail.
6:09 p.m. Burglary reported in 1100 block of S.W. 16th Street. Caller observed a person climbing in window and walking around inside with a flashlight. Subjects contacted and found to have authorization to be at the residence.
Sunday, Dec. 30
2:42 a.m. Kevin G. Szmania, 25, arrested in 600 block of N.W. Inlet Avenue on suspicion of DUII. Transported to Lincoln City Police Department. Cited and released.
3:04 a.m. Assault reported at Maxwells, 1643 N.W. Highway 101. Report of male hit and knocked unconscious by another male in public parking near Maxwells. Subject transported to SNLH.
9:30 a.m. Burglary reported at Vivian’s Restaurant, 1725 S.W. Highway 101. Report of attempted break-in at location.
4:00 p.m. Sandra Appleton cited on suspicion of criminal trespass and criminal mischief at Burger King after a report of a female who made a mess of the bathroom and refused to leave.
5:03 p.m. Disturbance reported in 3400 block of S.W. Anchor. Complaint of a drunk male causing a disturbance. Subject was voluntarily taken to SNLH.
9:14 p.m. Richard Ty Hilton, 45, arrested in 2200 block of N.E. Holmes Road on suspicion of DUII after a report that Hilton was intoxicated and causing a disturbance. The caller and her mother wanted him to leave. Subject returned to the residence and was seen driving his vehicle. Transported to LCPD for booking. Hilton cited and released.
Monday, Dec. 31
10:11 a.m. Elizabeth Gates, 35, cited on suspicion of failure to drive on right after a report of a motor vehicle accident in 2700 block of N.E. 19th Street. Motor vehicle collided with a meter reader’s vehicle.
1:25 p.m. Sandra Appleton, 68, arrested on suspicion of trespassing at Oceanlake Coin Op, 2164 N.E. Highway 101. Transported to Lincoln County Jail.
8:50 p.m. Adam Clayton Chapman, 37, arrested on suspicion of DUII and parole violation at N.E. 12th Street and N.E. Oar Avenue.
11:01 p.m. Nathaniel David Flack, 30, arrested on suspicion of DUII at Nauti Mermaid. Taken into custody for transport to Lincoln County Jail.
Tuesday, Jan 1
1:27 p.m. Joseph Ducham, 86, arrested and cited on suspicion of failure to perform duties of a driver and driving while suspended in 200 block of Miller Avenue, Tillamook.
4:46 p.m. Car clout reported at Inn at Spanish Head. Vehicle broken into while in upper parking lot of location.
5:21 p.m. Criminal mischief reported in 5100 block of S.E. Highway 101. Caller reported that someone smeared dog food on his trailer.
8:27 p.m. Theft of a black pea coat and two sets of keys to the business reported at Nauti Mermaid.
Wednesday, Jan. 2
10:34 a.m. Fraud reported at Bank of the West, 4659 S.W. Highway 101. Report of fraudulent use of credit card, identity theft and theft.
6:29 p.m. Criminal mischief reported in 3100 block of N.E. 26th Street. Caller received information that a juvenile kicked in the laundry room door.
Thursday, Jan. 3
2:09 p.m. Fraud reported at Chinook Winds Casino. Subject was in possession of a counterfeit bill. Officer advised he was unaware it was counterfeit.
4:08 p.m. Fraud at Goodwill, 4157 N. Highway 101. Store came into possession of a counterfeit bill.
7:17 p.m. Theft of an overnight bag reported at Chinook Winds Resort.
Friday, Jan. 4
7:49 p.m. Steven Kent Cannon, 57, arrested on suspicion of false info to police officer and driving while suspended in 400 block of S. Highway 101. Cited and released.
Saturday, Jan. 5
5:39 a.m. Burglary reported at Vivian’s Restaurant, 1725 S.W. Highway 101. Report of break-in at location; window broken; alcohol taken.
8:45 a.m. Hit & run reported at Ashley Inn, 3430 N.E. Highway 101. Report of vehicle struck overnight at location.
11:21 a.m. Criminal mischief reported in 4800 block of N.E. Voyage Avenue. Caller reported tires were cut the prior night.
4:07 p.m. Theft of cell phone reported in 1500 block of S.E. East Devils Lake Road.
10:46 p.m. Darren A. Guffey, 37, arrested on suspicion of restraining order violation in 2900 block of N.W. Neptune Avenue. Transported to Lincoln County Jail.
Sunday, Jan. 6
4:34 a.m. Michael Garey, 19, cited on suspicion of minor in possession of alcohol in 1000 block of S.E. 1st Street after report of a male subject screaming outside Lincoln City Inn.
10:19 a.m. Criminal mischief reported at Old Taft Elementary, 1545 S.E. 50th Street. Caller reported a possible break-in at location with a lot of broken items inside.
12:52 p.m. Suspicious activity reported in 1000 block of S.E. Oar Avenue. Caller reported that someone took her registration and insurance info from her car while at Bi-Mart.
9:17 p.m. Hit and run, non-injury reported at Chinook Winds parking lot.
9:19 p.m. Counterfeit $5 bill reported at Chinook Winds.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
Friday, Dec. 28
8:39 a.m. Traffic collision at Highway 18 and milepost 9, Rose Lodge. White vehicle upside down on the south side of the road.
12:45 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 1000 block of N. Glenview Loop, Otis. Caller advised that two subjects showed up at the location trying to buy a camper trailer that the caller’s husband is trying to sell. The subjects refused to pay the caller but wanted to take the trailer anyway.
1:38 p.m. Surf, water rescue in 5300 block of N.W. Jetty Avenue, Lincoln City. Wave runner and surfer now not seen.
2:05 p.m. Animal complaint in 2300 block of N.E. 34th Street, Lincoln City. Complainant would like to speak with the animal control officer about options to house a dog that she rescued that was being beaten.
4:34 p.m. Dispute reported in 1900 block of N. North Bank Road, Otis. Female inside the home babysitting caller’s child will not allow caller to pick up his child for visitation.
6:43 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 200 block of N.W. Vista Street, Depoe Bay. Caller went to location that they had rented and it is clear that someone is either currently staying or has been staying at location because there is a cat inside and the home is a mess.
7:39 p.m. Hazard to persons reported in 200 block of N. Deerlane Drive, Otis. Someone has dumped around three yards of gravel in the middle of the lane of traffic.
10:38 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 200 block of N. West View Drive, Otis. Caller heard three gunshots coming from the area of Hillside Drive.
11:05 p.m. Harassment complaint reported at Lincoln Beach Trailer Park.
Saturday, Dec. 29
7:56 a.m. Animal complaint reported in 100 block of Coronado Drive, Lincoln Beach. Caller reported a dead animal at the end of his driveway with a leash.
3:15 p.m. Theft reported at Matzatlan, Depoe Bay. Theft of dog out of a vehicle reported.
8:11 p.m. Animal complaint at Price N Pride, Lincoln City. Mixed breed black and dark brown small breed male found wandering in the area. Caller has the dog with her at home.
Sunday, Dec. 30
10:09 a.m. Animal complaint reported in 700 block of S.W. 28th Street, Lincoln City. German shepherd slipped his collar. Dog is sable brown and tan with black.
11:05 p.m. Possible DUII reported at milepost 2, Highway 18, Otis.
Monday, Dec. 31
12:44 a.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 7400 block of N.E. Neptune Drive, Lincoln City. Complainant advised he was at a vacation rental and can hear someone walking up and down the street firing off a gun.
8:03 a.m. Suspicious persons reported in 6300 block of N.E. Port Drive, Lincoln City. Subject came to caller’s door and said his car was broke down. Caller says he gave him $5.
9:54 a.m. Unwanted subject reported at Inn at Otter Crest, Otter Rock. Complainant has allowed a person to stay at their condo and now she has changed the locks. Won’t communicate with the complainant by phone or in person.
10:11 a.m. Traffic collision reported in 2700 block of N.E. 19th Street, Lincoln City. Meter reader and a vehicle.
12:42 p.m. Burglary reported in 3600 block of Otter Crest Loop, Otter Rock. Caller says that in August she spoke with an officer and asked him to watch the house since it is empty. Now she has had a break-in..
2:04 p.m. Driving complaint reported at Highway 101 and Highway 18. Ambulance is headed to a call with a vehicle on his bumper.
2:50 p.m. Animal complaint reported in 1000 block of N.E. Mast Avenue, Lincoln City. Caller found a black and white pug-nosed dog.
3:37 p.m. Animal complaint in 1700 block of N.E. 14th Street, Lincoln City. Black Boston terrier gone about an hour.
4:34 p.m. Theft of car parts reported on S.E. Indian Trail Avenue, Depoe Bay.
6:04 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 2300 block of Salmon River Highway, Otis. Subject pulled firearm on another subject. Parties are separated.
8:54 p.m. Unwanted subject refusing to leave at Lincoln Beach Trailer Park. Subject outside the house; dark sweatshirt and jeans.
10:18 p.m. Suspicious circumstances at Devils Lake. Caller believes there is someone shooting a gun from the east side of the lake. Approximately seven shots heard.
Tuesday, Jan. 1
1:00 a.m. Traffic collision in 1000 block of S.W. 69th Street, Lincoln City. Vehicle has crashed into the house next to caller’s house.
1:22 a.m. Custodial interference reported in 4900 block of S.W. Beach Avenue, Lincoln City. Caller put through to LCPD.
5:53 a.m. Animal complaint reported in 1800 block of N.W. 52nd Drive, Lincoln City. Complainant advised location is a vacation rental. There is a large hound dog on the deck of location; unknown who it belongs to.
10:05 a.m. Criminal trespass reported in 100 block of N.E. Ludson Place, Depoe Bay. Complainant believes her neighbor is coming into her house when they are gone but does not have proof.
2:44 p.m. Animal complaint reported in 300 block of N. Vista Ter, Otis. Complainant advised that a domesticated ferret has made its way into his residence; animal is friendly.
4:42 p.m. Car clout reported at Inn at Spanish Head. Caller put through to LCPD.
5:04 p.m. Theft of desktop computer reported in 400 block of E. Collins Street, Depoe Bay.
9:59 p.m. Caller has allowed female to stay at the location (Inn at Otter Crest, Otter Rock) and now wants her gone. Caller was advised she would need to go through the eviction process; then advised the female made threats toward her.
Wednesday, Jan. 2
1:16 a.m. Runaway juvenile reported in 400 block of N. Charmwood Loop, Otis.
10:17 a.m. Animal complaint at Boiler Bay RV Park, Depoe Bay. Complainant has been trying to get a vet to help her with her dog; she needs to make payments. Complainant is very concerned as the dog is in pain and no one seems to want to help her.
12:49 p.m. Custodial interference in 5600 block of El Mar Avenue, Lincoln Beach. Complainant has a court order to pick up her child from his grandparents at the location. Complainant advised the grandparents are refusing to give the child over to her.
Thursday, Jan. 3
8:46 a.m. Camping complaint reported in 100 block of Lancer Street, Gleneden Beach.
3:10 p.m. Hazard to persons reported at Cape Foulweather Viewpoint. Per NFD, the smoke from the slash burn on the cape is causing poor visibility.
4:50 p.m. Animal complaint at Surfrider Oceanfront Resort, Lincoln Beach. Dog bite.
Friday, Jan. 4
2:06 a.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 4700 block of N.E. Johns Avenue, Neotsu. Complainant reported that a group of people came to her house; they are refusing to talk with her and they have moved her car. Complainant advised she believes they are going from town to town doing this to people.
3:16 a.m. Shots fired reported at N. King Lane, Otis.
7:46 a.m. Car clout reported in 1900 block of N.E. 74th Street, Lincoln City.
8:40 a.m. Burglary reported in 6400 block of N.W. Logan Road, Lincoln City. House was broken into; house is trashed and considerable damage has been done as well.
10:18 a.m. Car clout reported in 6400 block of N.W. Logan Road, Lincoln City.
10:52 a.m. Criminal mischief reported in 1800 block of N.E. Sal-la-sea Drive, Lincoln City. Caller reported that someone had thrown a rock through her window and she found a jacket and gator hat on her driveway.
9:51 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported at N. River Bend Road and N. King Lane, Otis. Caller heard 6 gunshots from a house in the area.
10:11 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported a N. King Lane, Otis.
10:21 p.m. Unwanted subject reported in 6600 block of N.E. Park Lane, Otis. Male subject came on caller’s property and was very threatening. They had to ask him to leave approximately 20 times before he actually left. Subject was intoxicated.
10:44 p.m. Suspicious persons reported at N. King Lane, Otis. Caller advised she saw a male subject running into the bushes after pointing a gun toward a blue house in the area. Caller then advised she thought the male just saw her and she had to go and disconnected the line.
Saturday, Jan. 5
12:42 a.m. Missing person reported in 200 block of N. Boulder Creek Drive, Rose Lodge.
1:27 a.m. Threats reported in 600 block of 1st Street, Otter Rock. Complainant advised he has been receiving threatening calls and states they are coming to kill him.
3:01 a.m. Suspicious persons reported in 700 block of N. River Bend Road, Otis. Caller advised subject is running into other residences; caller advised subject has been hiding from other cars, being “shady.”
8:22 a.m. Criminal trespass reported in 1600 block of N. North Bank Road, Otis. Caller advised that someone drove over their gate and did lots of damage driving on the property.
4:29 p.m. Criminal trespass reported in 100 block of S.E. Hazelton Avenue, Depoe Bay. Ongoing problem with neighbor coming onto the caller’s property and placing stakes in the ground.
6:59 p.m. Disturbance reported in 100 block of Sijota Street, Gleneden Beach. Male intoxicated.
8:33 p.m. Domestic disturbance reported in 300 block of N. Vista Ter, Otis. Caller advised her sister’s uncle’s friend was beating up her sister.
8:42 p.m. Criminal mischief reported at N. River Bend Road and N. Coho Lane, Otis. Report of two juveniles damaging a house and smashing a car. Caller advised one juvenile had a gun and one had a sledgehammer.
10:02 p.m. Suspicious circumstances reported in 700 block of N. River Bend Road, Otis. Caller believes he saw a male subject going around the back of the house. Subject appeared to have a machine gun.
10:40 p.m. Domestic disturbance reported at S.E. Pettinger Street and S.E. Ainslee Avenue, Depoe Bay. Caller can hear screaming and yelling, dishes breaking. Heard one male state he “didn’t touch the skinny bitch.”
Sunday, Jan. 6
12:20 a.m. Criminal mischief reported in 800 block of N. Sundown Drive, Rose Lodge. Complainant advised two of his tires were slashed within the last hour. Advised subjects have been “messing” with complainant and his family and also rear-ended him the other day.
10:09 a.m. Violation of restraining order in 5100 block of Pelican Lane, Lincoln Beach.
5:12 p.m. Harassment complaint in 100 block of N. Riverton Court, Otis.
11:13 p.m. Prowler reported at Depoe Bay Storage, 440 E. Collins Street, Depoe Bay. Caller reported someone was trying to get through his windows.
Oregon State Police
Sunday, Dec. 30
1:59 a.m. Joshua C. Longoria, born 1981, cited and released on suspicion of DUII, at Highway 101, milepost 114. The vehicle was observed leaving Maxwell’s Bar at a high rate of speed without its headlights on. The driver displayed signs of impairment when contacted. He consented to taking standard field sobriety tests and failed. He was arrested and taken to LCPD for a breath test. He consented to taking the test which revealed a .14% blood alcohol test. He was cited and released. The vehicle was released to a sober friend.
Tuesday, Jan. 1
8:20 a.m. Niels E. Vaslev, born 1946, of Dallas, Ore., cited on suspicion of traveling too fast at Highway 101, milepost 124 after his vehicle spun out of control, slid down the highway and rolled into a pond adjacent to the highway. Highway was icy.