Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents.

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


9/9, 5:34 p.m.; A dog was stolen from a backyard in the 4300 block of Cornwall Street.

9/10, 4:06 p.m.; A bicycle was stolen from a porch in the 1700 block of Sunset Avenue.

9/12, 12:44 p.m.; A 14-year-old was shoplifting from Market of Choice. Sushi, a drink and candy were taken. The juvenile was taken into custody for third-degree theft.

9/14, 7:36 p.m.; A license plate was stolen in the 20100 block of White Cloud Circle.

9/16, 3:03 a.m.; A window was broken out of a vehicle and a duffle bag was taken.


9/9, 1:47 p.m.; A non-injury accident was reported at southbound I-205 and 10th Street. Three vehicles were towed.

9/10, 4:25 p.m.; A non-injury motorcycle accident occurred at 10th Street and I-205.

9/15, 4:06 a.m.; A non-injury hit-and-run was reported in the 20500 block of Suncrest Drive.


9/9, 10:08 a.m.; A caller was trying to retrieve a company vehicle from a fired employee who refused to relinquish it in the 4300 block of Exeter Street.

9/9, 4:10 p.m.; Juveniles threw an egg from a school bus into a passing car near Hidden Springs Road and Roan Circle.

9/9, 6:31 p.m.; A 6-year-old was reported missing but later located at Safeway.

9/9, 10:31 p.m.; A house was vandalized with eggs, mustard and maple syrup in the 3400 block of Barrington Drive.

9/9, 11:41 p.m.; A customer refused to leave and argued with servers at a food establishment in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

9/9, 11:55 p.m.; A loud outdoor party was reported in the 1700 block of 16th Street. Police found the party to be quiet inside.

9/10, 7:09 a.m.; A noisy leaf blower was reported on the 4200 block of Calaroga Drive.

9/10, 7:11 a.m.; Fast-moving balloons were reported floating by near the 5100 block of Linn Lane.

9/10, 7:22 a.m.; Shots were heard in the 20500 block of Martin Court.

9/10, 9:35 a.m.; A hearing aid was lost at Great Clips.

9/10, 2:22 p.m.; Water was pouring from the ceiling of the women's restroom at Willamette Park.

9/10, 4:10 a.m.; Kids were smoking marijuana at Swiftshore Park. They were smoking cigars.

9/10, 4:38 p.m.; A neighbor told the caller that people were wandering around her house and trying to get in in the 4300 block of Cedaroak Drive. The house was found secure.

9/10, 10:02 p.m.; Noise was reported at Mary S. Young Park. It was music from a city-sanctioned event.

9/10, 10:18 p.m.; Loud skateboarders were on Marylwood Court.

9/11, 12:32 a.m.; Plastic wrap was found at Cedaroak Primary and across the road but police couldn't find it.

9/11, 6:59 a.m.; A stolen vehicle was recovered near Bristol Count and Pier Park Place.

9/11, 1:04 p.m.; People were yelling at Swiftshore Park. It turns out that it was children playing.

9/11, 1:20 p.m.; A possibly drunk solicitor was reported in the 2000 block of Virginia Lane.

9/11, 2:23 p.m.; Lawn chairs were on northbound I-205 near 10th Street.

9/11, 5:03 p.m.; A caller reported finding a man in her house in the 2400 block of Willamette Falls Drive. The man was described as white, in his mid-20s and wearing a black tank top and cutoff dark green or gray shorts.

9/11, 6:29 p.m.; Loud jet skis were heard near the Willamette boat ramp.

9/11, 10:00 p.m.; Two suspicious males near Norfolk Street and Sunset Avenue were reported. One had a rifle and a light on his head.

9/12, 1:28 p.m.; A rape was reported at West Linn High School. Police investigated and are not pursuing an investigation.

9/12, 4:04 a.m.; Two men were caught by police stringing fishing line with beer cans across the road near Bay Meadows Drive and Hidden Springs Road.

9/12, 4:24 p.m.; A homeowner in the 1100 block of Blankenship Road reported an unknown person placed the house for rent on Craigslist.

9/12, 7:01 p.m.; An older red Porsche was speeding in the 6600 block of Lowry Drive. The driver promised to slow down.

9/12, 9:38 p.m.; A missing woman was reported in the 1100 block of Willamette Falls Drive. She was angry and went for a walk.

9/13, 8:16 a.m.; A disturbance was reported at the McDonald's in the 18800 block of Willamette Drive. Two people were arguing about a driving issue.

9/13, 9:08 a.m.; A man walked up to three girls and asked to take their picture. He was described as white, 45- to 50-years-old, wearing a baseball cap, glasses, green shirt, jeans and a fanny pack. Police found no connection to the earlier Sept. 5 suspicious photographers.

9/13, 12:11 p.m.; Skateboarders were on the tennis courts at Sunset Fire Hall. They had built a ramp.

9/13, 2:21 p.m.; Damage to a vehicle was reported in the 4200 block of Imperial Drive. The 2010 Toyota Tundra was either kicked or punched.

9/13, 8:37 p.m.; A vacant house in the 3400 block of Fairview Way had lights on in the garage. Officers found the door open.

9/14, 9:16 a.m.; A black Yukon SUV was keyed in the 1900 block of Furlong Drive.

9/14, 9:31 a.m.; Two skateboarders were back on the tennis courts with a ramp at Sunset Fire Hall.

9/14, 11:01 a.m.; Extra patrols were requested near Imperial Drive and Sunset Avenue due to speeding vehicles.

9/14, 3:55 p.m.; A suspicious vehicle was near Dollar Street and Doral Court. The caller reported two people taking pictures of kids. Police determined it was someone talking on their phone.

9/14, 7:53 p.m.; Teens were smoking marijuana at a park in the 1500 block of Edgewater Court.

9/15, 8:28 a.m.; A suspicious man was smoking in his vehicle in near 16th Street and April Court.

9/15, 1:45 p.m.; A fight broke out in the library at West Linn High School.

9/15, 11:58 p.m.; Two suspicious people were sleeping in a vehicle near the Willamette boat ramp.


9/9, 11:12 a.m.; Young kids were chasing two loose dogs in the 2500 block of O'Neal Street.

9/9, 5:48 p.m.; A caller said her dog was shot with a BB gun in the 1300 block of Fourth Street.

9/10, 2:28 p.m.; A caller reported being chased by a black lab near Maple Avenue and Walnut Street.

9/12, 10:12 a.m.; A lost black and white boxer/lab mix wearing an orange ribbon was reported in the 1100 block of Blankenship Road.

9/15, 2:50 p.m.; A coyote-looking dog growled at a woman near Mapleton and Willamette drives.

9/15, 3:27 p.m.; A dog that could be mistaken for a coyote was lost in the 4500 block of Mapleton Drive.

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