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Police Log

Information for the police log comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


6/18 12:43 p.m. The passenger side of a vehicle was damaged in a hit-and-run accident in the 1100 block of 12th Street.

6/18 2:19 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.

6/20 2:09 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported on northbound I-205 on the bridge.

6/21 6:35 p.m. A three-vehicle accident was reported on northbound I-205 near Highway 43.


6/15 1:49 p.m. Fraudulent activity on a checking account was reported in the 1900 block of Sixth Avenue.

6/15 1:51 p.m. Fraudulent activity on a checking account was reported in the 1600 block of 12th Street.

6/15 7:14 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 1800 block of 13th Street.

6/15 8:36 p.m. Someone left the 76 Station on Willamette Drive without paying for $10 in gas after causing $550 in damage to the gas hose.

6/17 9:29 p.m. A kid on a skateboard took a handbasket full of items from Safeway on Salamo Road.

6/18 12:54 p.m. Fraudulent checks were issued from an account in the 1100 block of Dollar Street. $1,500 was lost.

6/18 3:44 p.m. A Ford Bronco was reported stolen from the 1400 block of Short Street when it was purchased using counterfeit money.

6/20 3:07 p.m. A credit card from the 2600 block of Mark Lane was fraudulently used to purchase $457 in goods.

6/21 10:30 a.m. Three containers for cigarette butts valued at $150 were taken from the Lynn Oak Apartments.

6/21 11:27 a.m. Potted plants were taken from a lobby in the 1700 block of Maple Street.


6/15 8:08 a.m. A messy bush trimmer was leaving yard debris in a neighbor's yard in the 4400 block of Grant Street.

6/15 9:45 a.m. A suspiciously parked vehicle in the 22300 block of Clark Street was a contractor.

6/15 9:50 a.m. A teen driver on I-205 near Willamette Drive nearly caused three accidents because she was texting while driving.

6/15 4:58 p.m. In a fit of rage, a neighbor threw water into the face of a woman in the 2000 block of Virginia Lane.

6/15 7:08 p.m. A road-rager was wreaking havoc near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.

6/15 11:04 p.m. Kids playing outside in the 20300 block of Hoodview Avenue were having too much fun and making too much noise.

6/16, 12:06 a.m. A screen door at a home in the 18800 block of Upper Midhill Drive was tampered with.

6/16 12:22 a.m. A loud party was disturbing neighbors on Sabo Lane.

6/16 12:26 p.m. Some kid was hitting street signs with a baseball bat in the 19900 block of Derby Street.

6/16 9:32 a.m. Neighbors held a screaming match in the 6200 block of Holmes Street. They were told to stay off of each other's property.

6/16 3:24 p.m. A suspicious alarm salesman set off a house alarm when he knocked on a door in the 2300 block of College View Drive.

6/16 3:31 p.m. A backpack was found at Tanner Creek Park.

6/16 10:02 p.m. Too many people were coming and going from the 20500 block of Noble Lane.

6/16 10:42 p.m. A loud party with even louder fireworks annoyed neighbors in the 4400 block of Grant Street.

6/17 9:55 a.m. A male without a helmet was riding a dirt bike in the 23200 block of Boskey Dell Lane.

6/17 8:39 p.m. Concern was raised when an employee in the 4100 block of Kenthorpe Way suddenly left work either ill or distraught.

6/17 9:45 p.m. A woman was heard screaming in the woods near Rosemont Ridge Middle School.

6/18 9:23 a.m. A man slumped in a parked vehicle in the 20500 block of Noble Lane was of concern.

6/18 2:02 p.m. Pranksters lit a firework in a yard in the 5200 block of Nelco Circle, scaring some little kids.

6/18 2:28 p.m. A group of teens was seen smoking pot in the 25400 block of Swiftshore Drive.

6/18 5:49 p.m. A window in the 2700 block of Warwick Street was broken out with a BB gun pellet.

6/18 11:12 p.m. A delivery truck in the 22700 block of Salamo Road was making too much noise.

6/19 1:01 a.m. Chronic partiers were making noise in the 20000 block of Marigold Court.

6/19 1:29 a.m. Drunk minors were running around and making noise in the 20000 block of Marigold Court.

6/19 10:03 a.m. A basketball hoop in the street in the 3100 block of Winkel Way was obstructing traffic.

6/19 1:29 p.m. A downed branch blocked traffic at Beacon Hill and Sabo lanes.

6/19 3:31 p.m. A loud band was rehearsing in the 1200 block of Dollar Street.

6/20 11:25 a.m. A resident in the 2000 block of Sunray Circle was lectured by an officer about the dangers of leaving a visible wallet and cellphone in an unlocked vehicle.

6/20 10:21 p.m. A loud explosion was heard in the 5500 block of Summit Street.

6/20 11:04 p.m. A loud delivery truck in the 22000 block of Summit Road was preventing sleep.


6/16 3:30 a.m. A cat that had been missing for several days was found stuck in a storm drain in the 2100 block of Long Street. An officer freed the too-curious kitty.

6/16 7:35 a.m. A cougar was potentially seen in a ravine in the 6600 block of Palomino Circle.

6/17 2:24 p.m. A loose and aggressive dog was scaring folks in the 2700 block of Oxford Street.

6/18 2:07 p.m. Three kids were throwing rocks at geese in the 25400 block of Swiftshore Drive.

6/20 12:29 p.m. An unsightly dead squirrel was causing squeamish stomachs in the 21600 block of Willamette Drive.

6/21 3:14 p.m. A man felt threatened by a tail-wagging dog in the 1900 block of Furlong Court.