The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.
St. Helens Police Department
Oct. 22: 6:26 p.m. Timothy Pizzo was criinally cited for Failure to Surrender a Suspended License at Columbia Blvd. and S. 18th.
Oct. 22: 11:38 p.m. Michael Blank was arrested for driving with a criminally revoked drivers license on Lemont St. near N. 7th
Oct. 23: 1:27 p.m. Roger Braiser was arraested on an active warrant at 155 N. Columbia River Hwy. (Muchas Gracias Restaurant).
Oct. 24: Timothy “Rock” Pizzo was found in possession of methamphetamine while being taken into custody by Columbia Parole and Probation.
Oct. 25: 7:52 p.m. Tina Sauinier was arrested for violating a release agreement. She was arrested in the 1100 block of Deer Island Rd.
Oct. 26: 6:14 p.m. Jason Miner was arrested for a probation violation in the 100 block of S. Columbia River Hwy.
Oct. 27: 2:23 a.m. Police arrested Christopher Lee Hale for DUII in Old Portland Rd. near Gable Rd. Police also detained Rachel D. Donovan on a warrant out of Lake Oswego.
Oct. 28: 12:19 a.m. Police arrested John Thurston for DUII on S. 18th St. near Plymouth St.
Oct. 28: 2:20 a.m. Patrick D. Plummer was taken into custody in the 58700 block of Columbia River Highway on an outstanding warrant.
Oct. 28: 4:06 a.m. Jason Hewey was arrest for DUII on Deer Island Rd. near Hwy 30.
Oct. 28: 9:14 p.m. Zachery Terrence Sisco was arrested for Criminal Mischief 1 after damaging a vehicle parked on Jaden Dr. near Jakobi St.
Oct. 30: 1:56 a.m. Dylan Frocks was arrested for DUII on N. 15th St. near St. Helens St.
Oct. 31: 11:23 p.m. SHPD responded to the St. Helens Legacy Clinic on a report of a suspicious injury caused by a firearm. The incident was found to have taken place at a residence on Scappoose-Vernonia Hwy. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office assumed the investigation.
Oct. 31: 11:35 a.m. A resident reported 12 bags of pop cans stolen from a location in the 500 block of S. 10th St.
Nov. 1: 11:55 p.m. Bryan Durda was arrested for DUII on Hwy. 30 near Ellerston St.
Nov. 3: 11:17 p.m. John Miller was arrested for DUII on S. 4th St. near Columbia Blvd.
Nov. 5: 3:46 p.m. Stephanie Gillespie was criminally cited for Driving While Suspended—Misdemeanor in the 200 block of S. 1st St.
Nov. 5: 4:27 p.m. Ryan Wirthlin was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass II in the 58700 Columbia River Hwy. He was also charged with Resisting Arrest and Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon.
Nov. 7: 1:27 p.m. Benjamin Travis Kent was arrested for DUII in the 2600 block of Columbia Blvd.
Nov. 7: 7:59 p.m. Luke Clark was arrested and Dallas Byles was criminally cited for Reckless Driving following an incident in the area of S. 4th St. and St. Helens St.
Nov. 8: 1:22 p.m. SHPD was dispatched to Chase Bank, 1934 Columbia Blvd. to investigate a possible bank fraud.
Nov. 8: 16:35 p.m. Peter Whittle was arrested for detainer in the 500 block of S. Columbia River Hwy.
Nov. 9: 9:05 a.m. Timothy “Roc” Pizzo was arrested for probation violation neat the intersection of Wyeth St. and N. 18th St.
Nov. 9: 7:51 p.m. A resident reported the theft of a Chrysler 300 from the 700 block of S. Columbia River Hwy.
Nov. 11: 3:33 a.m. A vehicle was impounded on Hwy. 30 near Howard St.
Nov. 11: 1:45 p.m. John Queen was arrested for Theft II from Walmart.
Nov. 13: 12:22 p.m. Jason Mantell was located and arrested on a Parole Board warrant in the 100 block of Wonderly Dr.
Scappoose Police Department
Nov. 4: Following a traffic stop, near the intersection of Columbia River Hwy. and SW Old Portland Rd, Richard Mestas, 47, was taken into custody for Driving while Suspended – Misd. Mr. Mestas was transported to and lodged in the Columbia County Jail.
Nov. 4: Police took a report of found property. A bicycle was found near NE Prairie St. and NE 1st St. The bicycle was taken and placed into a secure location.
Nov. 5: Police were dispatched to a death investigation in the 52000 block of SW Keys Rd. It was determined the male passed away of apparent natural causes.
Nov. 5: Police responded to a three-vehicle accident that occurred on Columbia River Hwy. near SW Havlik Dr. No serious injuries were reported. Following the investigation, Patricia Modrall, 48, was issued a citation for No Operators License and Careless Driving.
Nov. 5: Police were dispatched to three-vehicle accident in the intersection of Columbia River Hwy. and E. Columbia Ave. No serious injuries were reported. Following the investigation, Caroline Farmer, 22, was issued a citation for Fail to Obey a Traffic Control Device.
Nov. 6: Police responded to the report of an audible alarm at Chase Bank located inside Fred Meyer. It was determined that while the construction crew was working near the bank, they were creating large vibrations that set the alarm off. The bank was found to be secure. Nov. 6: Police took a report of a citizen receiving counterfeit hundred dollar bills from a local establishment. The bills were seized and placed into evidence. This case is pending further investigation.
Nov. 6: Police assisted an outside agency at a residence in the 32000 block of NW Ridge Dr. It was determined that no law enforcement action was needed.
Nov. 7: Police assisted an outside agency at a residence in the 52000 block of SE Johanna Dr. It was determined that no further law enforcement action was needed at this time.
Nov. 7: Police responded to the report of a death investigation in the 32000 block of NW Sunset Dr. It was determined that the male passed away of apparent natural causes. 110918 Police were dispatched to the report of an assault that occurred in the 33000 block of SE Oak St. Following an investigation, Cassandra Sjolseth, 35, was arrested for Assault III and Harassment. Ms. Sjolseth was transported and lodged in the Columbia County Jail. Nov. 9: Following a traffic stop near the intersection of Hwy. 30 and SE Maple St., Grant Higgs, 19, was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant out of Washington County for Criminal Mischief. Mr. Higgs was transported to and lodged in the Columbia County Jail.
Nov. 11: Police were dispatched to an audible alarm in the 33000 block of SW Edward Ln. All exterior doors were found to be secure and no one appeared to be inside. It was determined to be a false alarm and law enforcement response was not required.
Nov.11: Police took a report of found property at the Scappoose Police Department. A bicycle was found to be leaning against the front doors of City Hall. It is not known who left the bicycle there. The bicycle was placed into safekeeping. Nov. 11: Police were dispatched to an audible alarm in the 33000 block of Edward Ln. All exterior doors and windows were found to be secure. It was determined to be a false alarm and law enforcement response was not required.
Nov. 11: Police responded to a residence in the 33000 block of SE June Ln. to the report of an audible alarm. It was determined that the homeowner gave the wrong pass code. This was determined to be a false alarm and law enforcement response was not required.
Nov. 11: Police responded to a residence in the 33000 block of SE Davona Dr. to the report of an audible alarm. The residence was found to be secure and no signs of unusual activity. The scene was cleared, and it was determined that this was a false alarm and law enforcement response was not required.
Nov. 11: Police arrested Destinie Nagel, 20, for a Columbia County felony warrant for Probation Violation. Ms. Nagel was transported to and lodged in the Columbia County Jail. Nov. 12: Following a traffic stop, Larry Daugherty, 31, was taken into custody for Violation of a Restraining Order and Unlawful Possession of Meth. Mr. Daugherty was transported to and lodged in the Columbia County Jail.
Nov 12: Police conducted follow-up at the Scappoose RV park located in the 34000 block of N. Honeyman Rd. During the contact it was determined the subject, Randall Bristow, was out of compliance with his registration requirements. Mr. Bristow was subsequently taken into custody for Failure to Register. Mr. Bristow was transported to the Columbia County Jail, where he was booked and released.
Nov. 12: Police were dispatched to a traffic crash that occurred on SW Havlik Dr., minor injuries were reported, with one driver being transported to a Portland area hospital. Following the investigation, Annie Mallare, 25, was issued a citation for Careless Driving contributing to a crash.
Nov. 12: While patrolling the parking lot of SW Chinook Plaza, contact was made with a subject known by law enforcement to have an outstanding warrant. Michael Oswald, 47, was taken into custody for PCS – Meth, Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon and the Contempt of Court warrant out of Multnomah County. Mr. Oswald was transported to and lodged in the Columbia County Jail.
Nov. 12: Following a traffic stop near Crown Zellerbach Rd. and NE 2nd St., Tracy DeLashmit, 56, was arrested for DUII – Intoxicants. Mr. DeLashmit was also issued a citation for Refusing to take a breath test and Speeding. Mr. DeLashmit was transported to the Columbia County Jail where he was booked and released.
Nov. 12: Police responded to a residence in the 33000 block of NE Karen Place regarding a possible domestic assault. Following an investigation, it was determined that Brittney DeLashmit, 28, and Christopher Akers, 35, were involved in a domestic dispute that turned physical. Both parties were separated, and the scene was cleared. The case is pending prosecution.
Nov. 14: Police conducted a traffic stop near an address in the 50000 block of Columbia River Hwy., after observing a driver in the Fred Meyer parking lot driving erratically. Following contact made with the driver, identified as Shawn Hannan, 45, Mr. Hannan was issued a citation for Driving While Suspended and Driving Uninsured. The vehicle was towed, and the scene was cleared.
Nov. 15: Following a traffic stop near the intersection of Hwy. 30 and E. Columbia Ave., Jerald Reyes, 51, was issued a citation for Driving While Suspended and Driving Uninsured. The vehicle was towed, and the scene was cleared.
Rainier Police Department
Oct. 24: Ronald Smith, 50, of Astoria Oregon was arrested for DUII after being called in as a drunk driver.
Oct. 24: John Workman, 46, of St. Helens Oregon was arrested on a warrant. He was lodged at the jail.
Oct. 25: An unknown suspect crashed into a parked vehicle in the 400 block of West B Street, then left area.
Oct. 26: A black Honda Civic was stolen from the 300 block of West F Street in Rainier.
Oct. 28: Officers are investigating a theft that occurred in the 800 block of East F Street in Rainier where someone took items from a residence.
Oct. 31: Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 30 near Veterans Way in Rainier. Nancy Jauron was cited for Careless Driving.
Nov.2: An officer checked on a suspicious vehicle and found it was listed as stolen. The vehicle was returned to the owner.
Nov. 3: David Hathcoat, 53, of Rainier was arrested for DUII after a traffic stop.
Nov. 6: Officers were dispatched to Fat Jack’s Tobacco Shack where someone tried to pass a fake one hundred dollar bill.
Nov. 6: An officer investigated a motor vehicle crash on the Lewis and Clark Bridge. Two people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries and Aaron Willard, 32, of Longview was cited for driving uninsured.
Nov. 9: Officers responded to the Dollar General for a theft. Regina Allen-Rojas, 44, of Kelso Washington was arrested for theft 3 and a warrant. She was lodged at the jail.