Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:


? An FBI agent called at 10:58 p.m. Oct. 1, to report his office received third-hand information originating in Canada of a bomb threat regarding “SAM.”

It was unclear if the potential target was the Seattle Art Museum or Sandy Area Metro. The agent later reported the potential target was in Seattle.


n A stolen bike was found at the intersection of Highway 26 and Langensand Road on Sept. 30. It was placed in city’s shop for safekeeping.


n Graffiti was discovered at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 3 in the 38900 block of Pioneer Boulevard. The clean-up cost is estimated at $25.


n An officer and a child welfare worker investigated a report of two young boys staying home alone for four days in the 38400 block of Redwood Street. The report was received at 3:38 p.m. Oct. 4.

They went to the home and found that their mother arranged for full-time care for the boys.


n Timothy L. Miller, 24, of Sandy was arrested Oct. 4 for fourth-degree assault and first-degree trespassing in the 39900 block of Davis Street.


n Police removed two 15-year-old boys — who had been previously ordered off school property — who had returned to Sandy High School at 3:20 p.m. Oct. 4.


n A resident in the 18200 block of Tupper Road reported that a gun was stolen from his home and that the key to the gun lock was missing from his key ring. Police interviewed three potential suspects.

The theft occurred sometime between midnight Sept. 15 and 8:13 a.m. Oct. 2.

n An unknown person entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a pocketknife and a machete sometime between midnight Sept. 27 and 11:59 p.m. Sept. 29 in the 18100 block of Dahlager Street.

n A theft victim flagged down police at 9 p.m. Oct. 4 to report someone stole his $450 green BMX bike during a football game at Sandy High School. He saw the suspect, who is a juvenile, riding away on the bike, which had been locked up.

The bike’s owner and his friend chased the suspect and were able to recover the bike.


n Hustin R. Trafton, 18, of Sandy was cited Saturday, Oct. 5, for marijuana possession within 1,000 feet of a school. He was cited in the 37400 block of Bell Street. Officers working at the high school for the homecoming dance encountered the male students trying to enter the dance.

One was a minor in possession of alcohol and the other had marijuana in his possession. Both were taken into custody, but the 17-year-old Sandy boy was referred to Clackamas County Juvenile authorities while the 18-year-old was cited to appear in court.

n Marc A. Rosenthal, 51, who lives in the 37800 block of Pioneer Boulevard, was arrested Sunday, Oct. 6, on a detainer warrant for violating his parole by consuming alcohol.

n Lila E. Fendall, 35, who lives in the 37800 block of Pioneer Boulevard, was arrested Sunday, Oct. 6, for disorderly conduct and misuse of the 9-1-1 system.

n Vern. R. Dibble, 55, a transient from Sandy, was arrested Sunday, Oct. 6, in a wooded area near Highway 26 and Langensand Road on Clackamas County warrants for failing to appear in court on charges of third-degree theft and criminal trespassing.

He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $20,000 bail.


n 7 a.m. Oct. 2; a Sandy Police officer helped the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office with a vehicle pursuit in which the suspect vehicle was reported to be ramming vehicles off the roadway and the driver was possibly armed with a rifle.

The Sandy officer used spike strips near Lolo Pass Road and Marmot Road to flatten two of the suspect vehicle’s tires. Sheriff’s deputies arrested the driver.

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