LONG BEACH/ILWACO - Long Beach Police Department officers had another busy two weeks, with numerous visitors enjoying the sunny weather at the beach.
On June 7 at 2 p.m. a landlord in the 300 block of N.E. 11th St. in Long Beach, reported renters had moved out, taking a freezer, refrigerator, vise, riding lawn mower, weedeater and antique Boeing plane models. An officer referred the landlord to the civil court.
A Realistic CB radio was reported stolen from a small pickup in the 200 block of North Third St. in Long Beach at 7:21 p.m. June 7.
Someone at the Port of Ilwaco reported at 10:30 p.m. June 7 that a "suspicious male" was looking at his wife. When the officer arrived at the scene, the man pointed out the suspicious person, who had an $800 warrant from Westport. He was contacted and released.
A vehicle was reported driving on the fire access road at North Ninth Street in Long Beach at midnight June 8. An officer contacted the driver, who denied driving on the road although his truck was "dripping with sand," according to the police report. The officer photographed the truck's tire tracks, which matched the tires on the driver's vehicle. A citation will be issued.
Someone was reported shouting swear words at cars in downtown Long Beach at 3:30 p.m. June 8. Bystanders said the man had been walking up and down the street "flipping off cars and using cuss words," according to the report. An officer contacted the man, Steven D. Frost, 18, of Chinook, who was arrested for MIP and disorderly conduct.
A burglary at a vacation home in the 1000 block of N. Ocean Beach Boulevard in Long Beach was reported at 7 p.m. June 8. The doors had been pried open and the house had been gone through. It is unknown what is missing from the home. The owners were contacted and will provide a list of missing items.
An Ilwaco resident reported a barking dog in the 400 block of Spruce Street at 8:48 p.m. June 9. An officer was unable to rouse the dog's owner by knocking on her door and calling her on the telephone. A neighbor who had a key to the home let the dog in and asked the officer to check on the owner, who eventually came to the door. She was allegedly intoxicated and was wearing only a sweater on her shoulders, according to the report.
The owner of a pickup at Seventh and South Pacific Highway reported at 2 p.m. June 10 that someone had shot a hole in the windshield with a BB gun between 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 6.
A person who had passed out in a car thathad caughtfire was reported at 7:45 a.m. June 10 at North 10th and Pacific Highway. An officer arrived at the scene of a three-car accident. The unconscious driver had apparently suffered a stroke, according to the report, and had left the road and hit two parked cars before her car caught fire. She was transported to Ocean Beach Hospital, then to a hospital in Portland.
An officer talked with an 11-year-old who had allegedly pulled tickets out of a machine at a downtown Long Beach business at 10:45 a.m. June 10. The boy was picked up by his mother, and the officer told him the next time he would be arrested for theft.
A resident in the 1400 block of South Washington St. in Long Beach reported his ex-wife had been "snooping around the house" at 3:20 p.m. June 10 and that gas had been stolen from their vehicle. He also reported someone had been seen running from the yardafterfloodlights came on. An officer told the man to get a restraining order and to call 911 if there is a problem in the future.
A burglary was reported at a vacation home in the 200 block of N.E. 10th Street in Long Beach at 7:30 p.m. June 10. The back door of a residence had been pried open and a Sanyo VCR and Panasonic DVD player were reported missing. An officer later reported finding the items in the area as well as a switchblade knife that had allegedly been used in the burglary.
An open911 line was reported at 8:30 p.m. June 10 in the 1900 block of North Pacific Highway in Long Beach. The phone's owner was contacted, and she said her cat had been playing with the telephone.
A man in his mid-20s was reported attempting to obtain a money order at 12:30 p.m. June 11 at a Long Beach business using identification that had been stolen from a vehicle about two weeks previously. Officers were unable to locate the man, who was described as about 6 feet tall, wearing a black-and-white plaid shirt and black pants and riding a silver BMX bicycle.
An attempted burglary was reported at 10 a.m. June 12 at a residence in the 900 block of N. Ocean Beach Boulevard in Long Beach. Both doors of the home had been pried, but no entry was made.
Two reports were received of a vehicle "burning out" on North 10th Street on June 12 and June 14. An officer told nearby residents to call 911 if it happens again.
Someone requested an officer in downtown Long Beach at 3 a.m. June 13 because he had been involved in an accident with his bicycle and a Washington State Patrol vehicle. The accident was non-reportable.
People were reported fighting about an eviction notice at 10:30 a.m. June 13 at a Long Beach RV park, a civil matter.
A black Huffy Magna nountain bicycle was reported stolen the previous night at 10:45 a.m. June 13 in the 300 block of N. Sixth St. in Long Beach.
A disturbance was reported at 3:30 p.m. June 13 in the 300 block of N. Sixth St. in Long Beach. The incident was allegedly drug-related, according to the report, and the parties involved were told if there were any more problems they would both go to jail.
A disorderly and intoxicated man was reported causing problems at Ocean Beach Hospital at 6:15 p.m. June 13. The man walked north on Pacific Highway where an officer contacted him and also talked to his wife who said she doesn't want him at home because he allegedly threatened to burn down the house. He was lodged in a motel for the night.
An employee at a downtown Long Beach business reported counterfeit $5 bills were being passed at the business at 7 p.m. June 13. Officers questioned the 11-year-old suspect, who admitted he knew the bills were counterfeit. Charges of forgery will be filed with the Pacific County Prosecutor's office.
The owner of a "fixer-upper" home in the 100 block of West Fifth St. in Long Beach requested extra patrols in the area at 8:45 p.m. June 13 because he suspected someone has been living in the house.
A Long Beach restaurant reported a person who was unable to pay for his meal at 9 p.m. June 13. After a credit card was refused and a check also was denied, the man agreed togive the restaurant$10 he had in his pocket for a $13 meal and said he would return with the $3 the next day.
Loud music was reported coming from the old American Legion Hall in Ilwaco at 12:20 a.m. June 14. An officer asked the occupants to close the doors and turn down the music.
A white long-haired cat was reported missing at 1 a.m. June 14 in the area of North 12th Street in Long Beach. The male cat is named "Baby Two."
A manwas reported walking down the middle of the street and not moving for passing cars at 10 p.m. June 14 in the 400 block of N. Washington Street in Long Beach. When an officer arrived, the man took off running toward his home. The man was reported in the road again at 11 p.m., punching the ground with his fist. An officer told him to stay inside for the rest of the night.