On December 14, 2012 at 3:16 PM Astoria Police responded to the area of the Sunset Empire Transportation District's Office at 900 Marine Drive. A worker had reported that a couple had been having a fight on the premises and when confronted the male subject told them he hoped that they were safe in there because he had a gun. Officers responded , arriving in the area almost immediately. They located a subject who matched the description. When he noticed police interest in him he became agitated and started walking away from the Police quickly. Officers were able to incercept the suspect at 7th and Marine where he was detained and searched. No gun was located but the subject was carrying a concealed knife that violates the Oregon Revised Statute related to carrying concealed weapons. He was not charged for this offense.
The suspect was identified as Willaim Spivey, a 51 year old who lists his address as Portland but that Astoria Police have been contacting regularly since September. He was arrested and booked for Criminal Trespass and Disorderly Conduct II.
At 4:59 PM Astoria Police department responded to the 500 block of Bond to a report of a disturbance. Spivey was cited and released for Harassment due to the argument he was having with a female at the location.