LONG BEACH/ILWACO - Spring Break was in full swing last week, keeping the Long Beach Police Department officers busy with arrests of locals and out-of-towners on a number of charges.
Second-degree theft charges were filed on a 15-year-old female on March 14 after an investigation of the theft of a cell phone from a Long Beach restaurant. The alleged theft was caught on a security camera at the business.
An Amboy woman was arrested at 12:50 a.m. April 4 in Long Beach after a report of a mother-daughter domestic dispute. Holly Y. Swofford, 39, was booked at Pacific County Jail for fourth-degree domestic-violence assault after she allegedly slapped her mother and held her under a shower in the 500 block of Shore View Drive.
Kimmey G. Lee, 53, of Long Beach was cited for violation of an anti-harassment order at 11:45 a.m. April 4.
LBPD officers are investigating a report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred at 6:50 p.m. April 4 on S.W. Washington St. in Long Beach when a 12-year-old male allegedly assaulted a 7-year-old female.
A Portland man was arrested and booked after a report of an assault at a Long Beach motel at 12:10 a.m. April 5. Scott J. Clickenger, 49, was booked for fourth-degree domestic-violence assault and possession of less than 40 grams of marijuana. Clickenger had allegedly assaulted his girlfriend.
A 15-year-old female was stopped at 12:20 a.m. April 5 because the car she was driving had no rear taillights. The officer who stopped the vehicle found the girl didn't have a driver's license and she told him she didn't know how to turn on the car's lights. She told him she "didn't think her grandmother would mind if she took her car to the store," according to the police report. The officer took the girl to the grandmother's home and helped her retrieve the vehicle.
Arrests were made April 5 after an investigation of a burglary that occurred Feb. 9 at a Long Beach business. Second-degree burglary and first-degree trafficking in stolen property charges were filed on David R. Huff, 26, and Roman D. Mirelez, 22, both from Long Beach. The two were allegedly involved in the theft of rings, body jewelry and designer belts and had entered the store through an unlocked door.
A Long Beach resident reported seeing a man "doing drugs" in a parking lot on Sid Snyder Drive the night of April 5. She said the man later returned to the lot and appeared to be masturbating. An officer spoke to the 46-year-old suspect and gave him a warning.
Jim E. Dubry, 40, of Ilwaco was arrested and booked for fourth-degree domestic-violence assault at 8 p.m., April 7 after he allegedly hit his girlfriend at an Ilwaco RV park.
A Cowlitz County woman was booked for a felony warrant from Cowlitz County at 7 p.m. April 8. Ellen L. Oliver, 24, was stopped by an officer for not using her turn signal.
An 18-year-old male was given a stern talking-to by an LBPD officer after he allegedly "mooned" a carload of girls at 7 p.m. April 8. He apologized after the officer told him he would be cited for indecent exposure if he did it again.
Juveniles were reported swearing and threatening younger children at the skate park in Long Beach at 1:45 p.m., April 9. They were banned from the park for three days.
Two Long Beach men were arrested and booked at 3 p.m. April 9 after they were stopped by an officer for reckless driving on the Sid Snyder Drive beach approach. Michael R. Berget, 22, was booked for possession of suspected methamphetamine, third-degree driving with a suspended license and second-degree negligent driving. Corey D. Johnson, 35, was booked for possession of less than 40 grams of marijuana.
Randy J. Jameison, 18, from Long Beach was cited for third-degree possession of stolen property after a bicycle reported stolen April 1 in Long Beach was found at his home.
A man was reported purchasing alcohol for several under-aged females in the parking lot of a store in the Pioneer Road area at 8:45 p.m. April 9. An officer was unable to locate the man or the females.
Jewelry and identification were reported stolen from a home in the 200 block of N.E. 26th in Long Beach at 11:30 a.m. April 10. The case is under investigation.