Early Tuesday morning Astoria Police Officer Litwin was at Coxcomb Park when he noticed a 2004 Audi in the park. The park closes at 10:00 PM. He ran the license plate and learned the vehicle was stolen out of Pacific County. Officer Litwin followed the vehicle waiting for additional units to arrive and made a traffic stop at 4th and Klaskanine. The driver, identified as 35-year-old Joshua Cuppy of Ocean Park and a passenger, 30-year-old Jamie Dunn of Westport, were taken into custody. During a search of the vehicle police located some methamphetamine. During the investigation Dunn told officers her name was Toni Cuppy.
Cuppy was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. Dunn was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Giving False Information to a Police Officer, and lodged on a Warrant for Probation Violation out of Clatsop County.
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