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- August 8. 2012 VouR COMMUNITY Page 9 Photos by Sean C. Morgan At left, Dugan Wicklander of Pendleton tries to rope a bull for prizes during the Jamboree kickoff Thursday night in Safeway's parking lot. Above, Safeway Manager Dean Nicholson (holding the check) is joined by Safeway employees to present a $5,000 check to the Sweet Iome Community Foundation, represented by Wendy Younger, next to Nicholson, and Gina Riley, at the left of the group. Scott Schuler of KRKT, left, announces the donation in a radio broadcast. Below, the chance to spin a wheel and win, prizes draws a long line. Other than.heat, police and.medics have relatively quiet, weekend, they say By Sean C. Morgan fewer, he said. Police responded a single-vehicle crash in the 4900 far. heat because it was beastly hot," Of The New Era only to a couple of situations on block of Main, Lynn said. The sole "We were very busy on theBeaver said. Sweet Home police reported the grounds. Improved beer garden occupant was injured and trans- Jamboree grounds with all kinds One woman at the event had fewer law enforcement issues dur- security helped minimize problems ported to Samaritan Lebanon Com- of medical stuff," said Fire Chief a temperature of 104 degrees from ing this year's Jamboree than usu- there, munity Hospital by medics. He was Mike Beaver. Saturday, paramed- exposure to the heat. She was al. That isn't to say that the week- charged with driving under the in- ics were busy outside the Jamboree transported code three to the hos- "Therewerealotofminorcails, end was completely quiet. Lynn fluence, with three motor vehicle crashes pital. That was probably the most very few disturbances and very few noted he was speaking in compari- The next day, a resident re-and three "code three," emergency, significant call on the grounds, he major calls for service compared son to other Jamboree events. The ported the same vehicle stolen, transports to the hospital,said. to Jamborees in the past," said Sgt. police log provided by the depart- Lynn said. Police are investigating Among them was a fatalmotor- ,Beaver measured the tern- Jeff Lynn. '!Friday night and Satur- ment is usually about four pages and following up on a possible un- cycle accident (see page 1), Beaver perature at Camp Attitude Satur- day morning was very quiet." per day. Three pages is a slow day, authorized use of a motor vehicle .said, and a crash in the 4900 block day afternoon and had a reading of It was probably the quietest and five is a busy day. From 2 p.m. charge, of Main. 102.3 degrees with humidity of 28 Jamboree night he's seen, he said. Thursday through 2 p.m. Monday, Police didn't get involved, butThe Sweet Home Fire and Am- .percent. His weather service phone Police responded to a couple of dis- the log was 30 pages long. Normal- a woman, a local resident, also was bulance District logged 17 calls on app told him it was 103 at the Foster turbances, ly, it would be 12 to 20 pages for the spotted on top of the high school's Saturday, Beaver said, but he doesn't : weather station. There were several more minor same period, main gym during the Jamboree,know how many people used the The key to dealing with the fights reported the following day, Sweet Home Police Depart-Lynn said. She was trespassed from district's services at the first aid tent hot weather is to drink a lot of wa- along With numerous noise corn- ment received assistance from Linn the location, on the Jamboree grounds. People ter and fluids with electrolytes, he plaints around town but not about County Sheriff's Office, Lebanon "I will have to say, for us, the were walking up with bee stings, said. There isn't much shade on the the Jamboree itself and a few prob- Police Department and Albany Po- majority of it went really smoothly, bums and heat exhaustion, grounds, other than in Sankey Park lems with vehicles blocking drive- lice Department. and no major incidents happened," Those were "heat and diabetes or under canopies, but getting into ways ~ad roadways. Few of the "Their role was pretty much to Lynn said. problems completely related to the shade intermittently can help. reported fights resulted in arrests or monitor and run traffic in the area," The heat, however, kept med- citations. Lynn said. ics busy as Saturday turned out to Overall, the problems were One of the biggest calls was be the hottest day of the year thus From page 8 to Linn-Benton Juvenile Deten- tion Faciity. Spears cited and re- leased. 8:23 p.m. - Gabriel Frank Gra- jiola, 29, arrested for fourth-degree assault and possession of a sched- ule four substance and cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, 18th and railroad tracks. Cited and released. July 30 6:43 p.m. - Caller reported that someone broke into his house in the past three or four days, 4700 block of Long. Unknown value of items taken. Report taken. 7:55 p.m. - Caller reported that her cell phone had been stolen on July 27 while she was at Chewy's, 1200 12th Ave. Report taken for theft of $299 cell phone. July 29 3:46 p.m. - Caller reported theft of tools from shop, 29100 block of Highway 20. July 28 3:53 p.m. - Caller reported that a dog killed her ducks, 26900 block of Old Holley. " July 26 5:50 p.m. - Caller reported that his vehicle was stolen, 30500 block of Fairview. Report taken. 9:58 p.m. - Caller reported that he was stuck behind a locked gate, Upper Calapooia. Deputy as- sisted. July 25 10:26 a.m. - Caller reported that someone damaged his mail- box, 26400 block of Old Holley. Report taken. Gifts I Decor ] Flowers I Plants I Chocolates Home Decor, Gifts For All Occasions & Antiques 1141 Long Street 541-367-2938 STONEBROOK APARTMENTS 300 WEST HOLLEY ROAD SWEET HOME, OR 97386 Now accepting applications for federally funded housing. Some 1 and2 bedroom units available with rent based on income. Phone (541) 367-4437 TDD (800) 735-2900 "This institution is an equal opportunity provider."