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.
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office
• Joshua David Cook was arrested and arraigned for criminal driving with a suspended or revoked license and two charges of probation violation.
• Brittney Patra Delashmit was booked and released for contempt of court.
• Joseph Lee Giroski was booked and released for driving under the influence of alcohol.
• Jay Ryan Gutierrez was arrested and arraigned on charges of criminal trespassing in the second degree and three counts of failure to appear in the second degree.
• Troy Michael Hannemann was arrested and arraigned on charges of coercion, driving under the influence of intoxicants and harassment.
• Jonathan Michael Hartman was arrested and sentenced for a felony probation violation.
• Richard Carl Howard was booked and released on charges of reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.
• Bradley Barrett Hudson was booked and released on a hit and run vehicle/property charge.
• Joseph Keith Evans Klusman was arrested and sentenced for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
• Ryan Allen Carlson was arrested for failure to appear in the second degree.
• Tye Edward Holien was arrested on a warrant for violating his post-prison supervision sanction.
• Matthew David Jackson was arrested and arraigned on two counts of failure to register as a sex offender.
• Larry James Juker was arrested and sentenced for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
• Joe Merrit Robbins was arrested on a warrant out of Clackamas County for failure to appear and charged with supplying false information.
• Jennifer Lynn Sheldon was arrested and arraigned on a felony charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
• Deshawn Andrew Combs was arrested and arraigned on charges of interfering with making a report, two counts of fourth degree assault witnessed by a minor child, and two counts of harassment.
• Lawrence David Fraze was arrested on a warrant and charges of possession of methamphetamine and probation violation.
• Amber Nicole McColligan was arrested on a warrant out of the Oregon Department of Corrections and charged with parole violation.
• William Christopher Ziegler was arrested for failure to appear.
• Luke Isaiah Clark was arrested and sentenced for a misdemeanor probation violation.
• Julius Ray Pritchett was arrested and arraigned for possession of methamphetamine.
• Ashlie Meade was arrested on a warrant out of Multnomah County.
Rainier Police Department
• A caller was worried about a barking dog that was chained to a fence at the post office. The dog was apparently upset that he was left outside while his owner went to pick up his mail.
• Officers responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Highway 30 and Mill Street. Three people were transported with minor injuries and one driver was cited for driving uninsured.
• A woman went into a restaurant and acted as though she had paid for an order to go. Despite the fact she had no dough to pay, she grabbed the pizza and ran out the door. The case is being reviewed.
• A concerned citizen requested a welfare check on a male juvenile on the bridge. The juvenile turned out to be an adult, who was fine, but had no desire to speak with an officer.
• An officer checked on a couple of reportedly suspicious vehicles. Both checked out okay.
• A violation of a protection order was reported. The report was forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.
• A vehicle was towed as a hazard after being left in the roadway at night. It later came back as a vehicle that was stolen out of Kelso – the following day. The reporting party eventually admitted they lied as they did not want their son to get in trouble. They were booked and released for initiating a false report.
• Officers responded to a false residential alarm.
-An officer assisted a woman who was receiving harassing text messages from her ex.
• Drivers exchanged information after being involved in a two-vehicle, non-injury accident on the bridge.
• A vehicle that was abandoned at a stop sign was towed as a hazard.
• A caller reported a bird was loose in their house. The caller agreed to leave the room and to call a friend at a decent hour.
• A caller reported a suspicious circumstance after observing a tent near the marina. An officer checked the situation to find a citizen who was down enjoying the beach for the afternoon.
• A resident reported a person known to them had been making unauthorized purchases on their debit card. The report was forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.
• A citizen found a small dog wandering the streets. They were able to make contact with the owner via social media and the pup was returned home.
• A caller was concerned about a young man on the bridge. He stated he was having a bad day and appeared to be depressed. An officer spoke with him, got him in touch with some services and transported him to a safe place.
• A caller reported seeing a man having an argument with a group of juveniles and said one of the juveniles was pushed. Police were unable to locate any of the parties involved.
• A caller reported a group of ‘tweakers’ had their music blaring. Upon officer arrival, the only music that could be heard was from a boat on the river.
• Officers responded to an alarm at a local business. The doors were open, but the building was unoccupied. Officers secured the building and notified a manager.
• Officers checked on a man lying on the sidewalk. He had been sleeping and was okay.
• Officers checked on a man that was slumped over in a vehicle. He had used heroin earlier and was waiting for it to wear off.
• A motorist was assisted in getting his vehicle started.
• Officers responded to a business alarm. The building was secured.