Seaside Police responded to a report of a firearm being discharged at 1:09 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, on the beach near the turnaround. Officers located two juvenile males who were in possession of a pistol. A third juvenile male was located nearby in a parked vehicle, who was also found to be in possession of a pistol. All three juveniles were arrested on charges related to unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful use of a firearm, reckless endangering another person, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.
Names of the arrested juveniles are not being released. Their ages are 14 years, 15 years and 16 years, and all three arrested are non-Clatsop County residents. The Clatsop County Juvenile Department made arrangements and later transported the three juveniles to a juvenile detention facility.
We would like to thank those witnesses in the area who reported the incident and who spoke with the responding officers. Additional response assistance was provided by the Cannon Beach Police Department.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Sergeant Shauna Stelson with the Seaside Police Department. Sgt. Stelson can be reached at (503) 738-6311.