The Long Beach Police Department dealt with a variety of issues during the week.
On Sept. 19 at 4:09 p.m., while out on patrol, an officer came across a man sitting on a porch at a home in the 1300 block of Washington Street yelling about something. While the officer was talking to the man, a woman came out of the home and said she wanted the man off her property. A check by the officer revealed a valid no contact order in place and booked Lewis S.D. Roberts, 29, from Long Beach for violation of a domestic violence no contact order.
At 9:30 p.m. an officer was dispatched to a restaurant in Long Beach regarding two people who had walked out without paying for $36 in food.
At 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 19, an officer was dispatched to a Long Beach thrift store where someone had filled the empty trash container with garbage the night before. A witness provided a possible suspect plate number. The person was contacted and agreed to pay the cost to dump the trash container.
At 5:58 p.m. an officer responded to a call of a disturbance at the high school between a parent of a current student and a former student. After some discussion, the person causing the disturbance agreed to leave the premises and the officer explained a no contact order to the parent.
On Sept. 20 at 1:54 a.m., an officer responded to a fight at a local Long Beach tavern. No charges were filed; however a report of the incident was sent to the Liquor Control Board.
At 7:03 p.m. from a RV park in Ilwaco, a call of harassment was received. As a result of the call, the responding officer cited Richard A. Schmidt, 41, from Ilwaco for violation of a no contact order.
At 10:45 p.m. two officers responded to a call of a burglary at a RV park in Ilwaco. The suspect had fled the park and was arrested at Advent and Spruce Street. Arrested was Richard A. Schmidt, 41, from Ilwaco. He was booked for first-degree burglary, unlawful imprisonment, domestic violence fourth-degree assault and violation of a no contact order.
On Sept. 21 at 10:29 p.m. an assault was reported at the Port of Ilwaco. After an investigation, Gonzalo Q. Garcia, 29, from Ocean Park was booked for domestic violence fourth-degree assault.
At 8:10 a.m. on Sept. 22, in the 500 block of Lake Street, malicious mischief was reported. Upon arrival, the officer found that a car had been entered, a screwdriver used to try to "punch" the ignition, and a Schwinn Frontier bicycle had been left at the scene. The officer was unable to locate a suspect.
A burglary was reported at 9:10 a.m. on First Avenue South. Money was taken from a cash register in the break-in. While on this call, another burglary complaint was received in the same area. An apartment had been burglarized and ransacked and numerous pieces of electronic equipment were taken.
At 8:30 p.m. while at a high school game, an officer was contacted regarding an intoxicated student. The officer determined the student was very definitely intoxicated, and arrested the 15-year-old female from Long Beach on minor in possession of alcohol and tobacco. She was later released to her father.
At 9:55 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a local restaurant where several suspects left without paying for $95 in food charges.
At 10:30 p.m. while on patrol, an officer approached a man known to have a suspected license, who was getting gasoline and told him not to drive. The man ignored the officer and got in the car and drove off. The officer arrested Sherman E. Roberts, 30, from Long Beach for second-degree driving while license suspended.
On Sept. 24 at 10:45 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a local motel for a trespassing complaint. Upon obtaining a key from the desk clerk, an officer entered the room and found a woman lying naked on the bed in the room, "waiting for her dress to dry." After she got dressed she was taken into protective custody and transported to the hospital for contact with a mental health professional. The man who rented the room disappeared upon the arrival of the police. He was found to have several domestic violence assault warrants from Wenatchee. The officer was unable to locate the man.
At 9 p.m. a traffic accident was reported on Third and Boulevard streets. According to witnesses a car "ran over" a stop sign, puncturing its gas tank. The driver didn't stop. The officer followed the "fuel trail" to a residence nearing 14th Street South, where the described vehicle was found. The car's owner, Michael A. Garcia, age 42, from Winlock, was cited for hit-and-run.