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.
8/31/11 4:52 p.m. A man was robbed while he was in jail when someone entered his house and took his car keys and car. A top suspect is his ex-girlfriend.
8/29/11 4:26 p.m. A theft of $1,200 in jewelry was made from a Lake Oswego business on First Street.
8/29/11 9:20 p.m. A laptop bag and files were stolen from a car on 14801 Kruse Oaks Drive.
8/30/11 4:18 p.m. A cell phone, chargers and camera were stolen during an car break-in on Tanglewood Drive.
8/31/11 3:46 p.m. A saddle worth $2,200 was stolen 18 months ago from a residence on Lake Front Road.
8/31/11 6:11 p.m. A woman's earrings were stolen by a 19-year-old boy a couple months ago.
8/29/11 8:14 a.m. A young man carrying a backpack with a crowbar and a large knife was looking into cars on Fourth Street. He is being regarded with suspicion.
8/29/11 2:28 p.m. A resident on McVey Avenue is upset about his neighbor's marijuana smoke wafting into his apartment.
8/29/11 5:54 p.m. A woman is worried about ongoing harassing phone calls from a man about to be released from jail.
8/29/11 6:15 p.m. Two men were fishing in the backyard of a vacant house on South Shore Boulevard.
8/29/11 7:21 p.m. A woman was shoved by a man whose aggressive sheep dogs attacked other dogs at the dog park on Stafford Road.
8/29/11 10:10 p.m. Three teens in a gold Suburban were shooting paintballs as they drove by people on Boones Ferry Road. The teens were followed and collared and their parents were contacted about their misbehaving offspring.
8/29/11 10:21 p.m. Noisy hot tubbers were disrupting life on Streamside Court.
8/30/11 1:23 a.m. Several drunken people on Kerr Parkway apologized for being too loud.
8/30/11 8 a.m. An 86-year-old mother with Alzheimer's disease left her home some time during the night.
8/30/11 6:06 p.m. A married couple sharing a smoke outside their home on Foothills Drive were shocked when their upstairs neighbors came down and sprayed them with cleaning fluid.
8/30/11 10:17 p.m. A man was vomiting while lying with his head on the curb on Foothills Drive. He was whisked away to detox.
8/31/11 1:25 a.m. After drinking heavily and taking pills, a man began making suicide threats. He was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital.
8/31/11 9:01 a.m. Damage in the amount of $265 was done to roadway blockades at a construction site on Ridge Pointe Drive. There has been damage to the site done by skateboarders riding dangerously and crashing into vehicles and property.
8/31/11 10:09 a.m. A renter owes $2,000, but his landlord cannot figure out how to evict him from a residence on Bangy Road.
8/31/11 12:01 p.m. Solicitors keep showing up on Cheryl Court, offering to paint addresses on the curb for $20.
8/31/11 12:38 p.m. An estranged wife in Maryland keeps calling her husband despite his entreaties for her to stop.
8/31/11 2:13 p.m. A woman was robbed of several items from her home on Lund Street. She thinks the guilty party was her estranged husband, whom she has a restraining order against.
8/31/11 2:22 p.m. A fiendish ex-husband may have been to blame for spiking an eyewash that burned his ex-wife's eyes when she put in her contacts.
8/31/11 8:22 p.m. A group of fugitive youth was seen running toward Westlake Park. It was later determined they were members of a cross country team.
9/1/11 3:56 a.m. A kid who seemed 'really out of it' was skateboarding in the middle of the road on Country Club Road and Iron Mountain Boulevard.