Police blotter - Sept. 1, 2011


Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:

Note to readers: This is an abridged version of the Lake Oswego blotter. For the full log, including arrests, please see the print edition of your local newspaper.


8/27/11 3:54 p.m. A mountain bike worth $2,000 was stolen in a burglary on Foothills Drive.


8/23/11 5:43 p.m. Nearly $1,500 in damage was done when one vehicle scraped another on Meadows Road.


8/22/11 4:31 p.m. A rude motorcyclist cut off a woman on Boones Ferry Road and didn't even acknowledge her when she honked.

8/23/11 9:03 a.m. A Bianci mountain bike was stolen from a residence on Parkview Drive.

8/23/11 2 p.m. A thief smashed in the window of a vehicle parked on Kruse Oaks Drive and grabbed an IBM Think Pad laptop valued at $1,600 p.m.

8/25/11 9:51 p.m. Two customers at Go Fish Go Sushi left without paying their bill of $45.

8/27/11 6:13 p.m. A long board and a black Scott mountain bike, worth approximately $380, were stolen on Oswego Pointe Drive.

8/28/11 10:58 a.m. A blue duffle bag containing athletic gear and clothing was taken from a car on 7th Street.

8/28/11 8:51 p.m. A black Range Rover was broken into on 7th Street. Items stolen included keys, sunglasses and reading glasses.


8/22/11 5:24 a.m. A 15-year-old female runaway from Utah passed out at a location, then was referred to Clackamas County Juvenile for Minor in Possession. The girl was later released to her legal guardian in Lake Oswego.

8/22/11 11:41 a.m. A pedestrian's nerves are shaky after nearly being hit four or five times in a crosswalk on Boones Ferry and Bryant roads.

8/22/11 12:17 p.m. A 14-year-old was enjoying the skateboard he found on 1st Street. However, the skateboard was later found broken in half.

8/22/11 1:30 p.m. A man is feeling trepidation after receiving a letter filled with Biblical admonitions about death, being rich and living off the misery of others.

8/22/11 1:37 p.m. A churlish male driver threatened to smash a woman in the face after her vehicle cut him off as he turned into a Starbucks on Kruse Way and Kruse Oaks Boulevard.

8/22/11 3:52 p.m. A missing black Lab was discovered swimming in the lake. Its owner was contacted and admonished to take the water-loving dog back home.

8/22/11 6:23 p.m. An ex-boyfriend lunged at a woman and then refused to leave her home. His eviction is in the works.

8/22/11 8:16 p.m. A man decided to stay somewhere else for the night when the woman he lives with came into the bedroom and knocked over a fan, grabbed tent poles and threatened to hit him. She then informed her already shaken sidekick that she would stab him with a knife.

8/23/11 10:06 a.m. A man who is sleeping in the rain on Jefferson Parkway has neighbors concerned he can't take care of himself.

8/23/11 12:27 p.m. A 70-year-old man has been harassing his neighbor for a year by peeping into her windows and yelling at her all times of the day on First Street.

8/23/11 12:50 p.m. A missing man was discovered sleeping in a storage unit on Jefferson Parkway.

8/23/11 3:31 p.m. Officers came running to Ace Hardware when a man mistakenly took a swallow of Clorox, mistaking it for orange juice.

8/23/11 6:50 p.m. A daughter accidentally drove into a garage door at her home on White Oaks Drive, and now it can close only half way. Police were requested to make extra patrols by the house to guard against theft.

8/23/11 7:36 p.m. A groper showed up at Safeway on A Avenue and rubbed himself twice against a woman.

8/23/11 7:42 p.m. An ex-husband is telling friends of his ex-wife that he plans to harm her.

8/24/11 5:05 p.m. A man who was drinking and threatening suicide was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

8/24/11 10:02 p.m. A 16-year-old was transported to Donald E. Long Juvenile Home after assaulting a person at a youth facility.

8/25/11 noon. A dog-bitten neighbor disguised a camera in a birdhouse and pointed it next door, intending to catch the dog in an act of aggression.

8/25/11 6:24 p.m. An ex-husband keeps driving back and forth in front of his ex-wife's house on Fairway Road.

8/25/11 7:33 p.m. While attempting to use the ATM at Onpoint Credit Union, a woman's card became frozen in the machine and she couldn't get it out. She was advised to call customer service.

8/25/11 9:05 p.m. A Safeway customer, described as fat and 60ish, became aggressive and accused a cashier of making a mistake.

8/26/11 10:23 a.m. A man clad in a hospital gown is apparently living under a pedestrian bridge.

8/26/11 12:52 p.m. After responding to a woman's report about smelling meth on Carman Drive and Wilmot Way, police determined that the smell actually was that of a skunk.

8/26/11 7:24 a.m. Two dozen paintballs were thrown at the doors of Hallinan Elementary School overnight. Damage was set at $100.

8/26/11 1:37 p.m. A woman was harassed by a caller who claims she owes money and needs to pay for a loan. However, she does not have any loans.

8/26/11 5:10 p.m. After borrowing her boyfriend's car, a girlfriend loaned the car to someone else who then got into a hit-and-run accident.

8/26/11 6:30 p.m. A dispute over child custody resulted in an ex-husband constantly blocking the driveway of his ex-wife.

8/27/11 5:16 p.m. A mother was shocked when a driver drove by her son and a friend and threatened to stab him.

8/27/11 8:18 p.m. A dog attacked a woman as she walked her dogs down Lower Drive. The dogs exchanged bites before officers could respond.

8/27/11 8:57 p.m. After crawling out from under his neighbor's house, a man was transported to a hospital by medics.

8/28/11 1:58 p.m. A man on Conifer Drive became upset after hiring two inept dent repairmen. The very same thing happened later to a woman on C Avenue.

8/28/11 8:36 p.m. Pot smoking is an ongoing problem at an apartment complex.

8/29/11 1:11 a.m. Alcohol, a car and phone privileges were the items of contention in a verbal spat between a daughter and mother on Durham Street.


8/23/11 noon. A stolen Social Security number was used to open an account with Direct TV.

8/24/11 10:20 a.m. A woman believes her ex-husband is trying to set up an account under her name in Hawaii.

8/25/11 3:56 p.m. Unauthorized deductions were made electronically from a woman's bank account at Bank of America.

8/25/11 8:34 p.m. A man received a bill for $2,051 from Seventh Avenue, even though he had not ordered anything from the company.

8/25/11 8:48 p.m. Subjects in Texas filed tax returns using a woman's identity.

8/26/11 2:04 p.m. A man deposited a check only to find out later that it was fraudulent.

8/26/11 9:21 p.m. A woman was informed that her Wells Fargo Bank account had been closed. She thought this was odd, since she does not have a Wells Fargo account.