Recent Central Oregon Coast Arrests Include Locals and Tourists
(Lincoln City, Oregon) - Lincoln County authorities, including the Lincoln City Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, made several arrests in recent weeks of locals and visitors, charged with offences such as DUII and various drug charges.
David D Nelson, 52, of Portland, was pulled over on October 15 on Highway 20 outside of Newport for speeding. The deputy immediately observed signs of impairment.
Nelson failed all of sobriety tests and was taken into custody for DUII. Deputy Sorby located a small vile of cocaine in Nelson’s possession as well as a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle, authorities said.
Nelson was transported to the Lincoln County Jail where he registered a .03 percent blood alcohol content. An Oregon State Police trooper was called to conduct a drug recognition evaluation on Nelson. Nelson was lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on DUII and Unlawful Possession of Cocaine. Nelson was also cited for open container and Possession of less than one ounce of Marijuana.
On October 17, at 3:40 a.m., Lincoln County Sheriffs responded to a driving complaint on Broadway near Grant St in Waldport. The complainant had reported a vehicle doing 'cookies' in a gravel parking lot near this location.
“The officer discovered a 1991 Nissan Maxima, covered in mud and gravel, stalled out in the street near the location,” said sheriff’s spokesman Ralph Turre.
During contact with the vehicle's owner, Daveed Eugene Young, 39, of Waldport, Deputy Sites noted signs of impairment. An investigation revealed Young was Driving Under the Influence of Intxicants.
Young was arrested for DUII and transported to the Lincoln County Jail, where he provided a breath sample of 0.14 percent.
Young was lodged at the jail with a bail of $15,000.
October 14 saw the arrest of a Toledo woman near Ona Beach, Highway 101. Benetta Amelia Hoeye, 59, was stopped by a Lincoln County Sheriff officer, who noted signs of impairment and a strong odor of marijuana.
During a search of Hoeye's vehicle, Deputy Sites located methamphetamine, hashish and marijuana as well as Vicodin tablets for which Hoeye did not have a prescription.
She was arrested on various possession charges and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail with a total bail of $165,000.
Also on October 14, a 41-year-old local man was arrested in Gleneden Beach after emergency personnel responded to an apparent drug overdose and discovered the patient had stolen items from an elderly woman – the same woman whose house he passed out at.
The 91-year-old woman reported that a friend was at her house and had taken too many pills and she couldn't wake him. The man, Kelly Jay Norris, was found passed out, but was soon awaked by medical personnel.
It was soon discovered the man had stolen collectable coins from the woman. Pills of an unknown type were also found on him.
Deputies also discovered that earlier in the day he had trespassed onto a rental property on Cavalier Ave and used the jacuzzi tub early that morning. Norris didn't have the permission of the renters, or the property management company.
Norris was checked into the North Lincoln Hospital ER for treatment for drug intoxication and cited to appear for Theft III and Criminal Trespass II.