The Montesano Police Department responded to 67 calls from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1. Here are some of the calls they responded to.
Equipment issues and excessive speed top the charts of infractions during this period. A total of 25 traffic stops were made, resulting in 13 citations and 15 warnings.
Three warnings were issued to inattentive drivers causing close calls for pedestrians and a police vehicle.
One driver who was stopped for a speeding violation was warned about the speed limit but cited for operating without insurance and having an expired operators license.
Cell phone use, lack of insurance and expired tags were other offenses cited this period.
Friday, Oct. 26
Harassment, Marcy Avenue, 12:30 p.m.: A man said he had received harassing messages on Facebook and wanted legal advice. Police looked over the messages and determined that they did not appear to be illegal or of a harassing nature. The man was advised to contact Facebook or file a civil claim in District Court.
Suspicious Person, East Pioneer Avenue, 5:57 p.m.: A man reportedly was following customers of a business asking for money. Store management told police they had spoken with the man before and told him not to return.
Agency Assistance, East Pioneer Avenue and Wynochee Valley Road, 6:19 p.m.: Montesano police assisted with a two-car, non-injury collision. A driver with a medical condition exited Highway 12, left the roadway before entering the intersection and collided with oncoming traffic.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Theft of Property, South Third Street, 1:57 p.m.: A resident reported the theft of two bicycles during the night. Descriptions of the bicycles were given. On Oct. 29 at 3:50 p.m., the resident called back to report one of the bicycles had been found on church property in Satsop.
Shoplifting, East Pioneer Avenue, 6:29 p.m.: Store management said they saw a man taking items without paying for them. During the arrest, the man told police he had needles in his purse.
Sunday, Oct. 28
Suspicious Circumstance, East Pioneer Avenue, 6:02 a.m.: An officer on patrol noticed a broken window at an area business. The officer contacted cleaning crews, who said that they had not noticed the damage. Business management later said the window had been broken for several days.
Monday, Oct. 29
Controlled Substance Problem, North River Street, 8:09 a.m.: Juveniles reportedly were smoking marijuana near a caller’s home. No one was located at the scene.
Parking Problem, Vessey Field, 10:56 a.m.: A vehicle was parked on city right of way. The mother of the vehicle’s owner said he was out of town and she was unable to contact him. Police informed her that her son has 72 hours to move the vehicle or it would be towed.
Citizen Dispute, East Broadway Avenue, 1:29 p.m.: A woman asked for police assistance to retrieve a cell phone she reportedly had given to her boyfriend before they broke up. Police tried to contact her for more information, but were unable to reach her.
Found Property, Sylvia Lake Road, 6:06 p.m.: A blue bag and a jacket were found on Sylvia Lake Road. The owner was contacted and retrieved the property from the police station.
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Burglary, West Marcy Avenue, 9:39 a.m.: A laptop computer reportedly was stolen the previous day. A description of a possible suspect was provided.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Agency Assistance, South Fourth Street, 5:23 p.m.: Montesano police helped the fire department locate the home of an individual who may have overdosed on alcohol.
Harassment, North First Street, 9:02 p.m.: A girl was reportedly harassed by a man while she was trick-or-treating. The girl’s parents asked police to contact the man, but police were unable to contact him despite several attempts.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Theft from Vehicle, West Spruce Avenue, 9:48 a.m.: A caller reported the theft of change from their vehicle overnight but was not currently at the scene.
Controlled Substance Problem, East Pioneer Avenue, 3:09 p.m.: The owner of a rental property reported the possible sale of heroin at the property. Information was collected and shared with the Grays Harbor Drug Task Force.