Police blotter - Sept. 29, 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.


9/19/11 7:19 p.m. A house on Palisades Crest Drive was burglarized of electronics, golf clubs, TVs and other items.


9/19/11 4:04 p.m. A night cleaning crew is suspected of stealing $200 worth of wine from a restaurant on Boones Ferry Road.

9/19/11 4:05 p.m. A toy shop on State Street is having trouble with shoplifters.

9/19/11 4:19 p.m. A Navara men's bicycle valued at $300 was stolen at Bryant Elementary School.

9/19/11 8:48 p.m. A skateboarder stole a sandwich worth $1.99 from the Safeway deli. He stuffed the sandwich into his pants and escaped via skateboard.

9/20/11 1:05 a.m. A custodian was caught in the act of stealing wine from a restaurant on Boones Ferry. The 55-year-old suspect was cited and released for theft, and the Fiji consulate in Portland was advised of this action.

9/20/11 7:18 a.m. A blue-black jacket was taken from a vehicle at Residence Inn on Bangy Road.

9/20/11 7:29 a.m. A thief smashed in a window and took a briefcase from a car on Andrews Road.

9/20/11 8:02 a.m. In a smash-and-grab incident, a Toshiba laptop and red iPod, with a total value of $1,300, were stolen from a vehicle on Third Street.

9/22/11 7:18 a.m. A Dodge Ram on Kruse Oaks Drive was broken into and robbed of items valued at $800.

9/22/11 10:37 a.m. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Items taken included a driver's license and miscellaneous credit cards.

9/22/11 12:59 p.m. A sign valued at $500 was stolen from an awning at Tucci restaurant.

9/23/11 7:56 a.m. A garage break-in resulted in the theft of $2,000 worth of tools and equipment at a location on Jefferson Parkway.

9/23/11 5:54 p.m. A thief absconded with a $20 plant from a residence on Peters Road.

9/23/11 6:24 p.m. A hungry sandwich thief keeps coming to the deli at Safeway.


9/19/11 9:01 a.m. A defecating dog is causing pedestrians to be cautious on Knaus Road.

9/19/11 10:37 a.m. A shotgun shot up an outhouse on Fourth Street, causing $143 in damage.

9/19/11 2:36 p.m. Black flies are plaguing an apartment on Parkview Drive.

9/19/11 4:31 p.m. An 11-year-old girl is constantly being bullied by another girl. In the latest incident, the girl was punched in the face by the bully and was left with a red welt.

9/20/11 8:53 a.m. A woman is feeling threatened by her alcoholic sister.

9/20/11 10:02 a.m. A man is getting harassing phone calls about payday loans.

9/20/11 10:05 a.m. Despite being slapped with a restraining order, a man is hoping police will allow him to retrieve some personal items from a residence on Oak Terrace.

9/20/11 2:11 p.m. Customers at a grocery store were subjected to swearing by a profane man.

9/20/11 2:37 p.m. Motorists are constantly failing to stop for a disabled New Seasons employee when she uses the crosswalk.

9/20/11 10:11 p.m. An 11-year-old boy spoke disrespectfully to his grandmother.

9/21/11 7:09 a.m. Officers rushed to the scene when a woman said she had lived too long and wished she were dead. She was transported to a hospital.

9/21/11 8:42 a.m. A vandal caused $100 of damage to a building on South Shore Boulevard by spray-painting the words 'Blaze' and 'Osiris.'

9/21/11 10:10 a.m. Four city signs were damaged by graffiti.

9/21/11 11:51 a.m. A 'non-custodial' parent is threatening to take a child out of Rivergrove Elementary School and says he will pick up the child from school even though a signed judgment says he cannot.

9/21/11 2:38 p.m. Drug activity is suspected to be going on in the bushes behind a pizza parlor on Boones Ferry Road.

9/21/11 3:18 p.m. Two young women were cited and released for trespassing on the railroad tracks on Berwick Road and North Shore Road.

9/21/11 3:33 p.m. Lurkers were spotted at a yard on Black Forest Court. They were pretending to do yard work, but their total lack of tools made this hard to believe.

9/21/11 7:05 p.m. A woman was attacked by her roommate in their apartment on McNary Parkway. The 18-year-old roommate was cited and released for assault.

9/22/11 8:58 a.m. Strange sounds like flying saucers taking off and landing were heard on Hallinan and Laurel streets.

9/22/11 11:59 a.m. A 6-year-old girl, a student at Hallinan Elementary, was assaulted while on a school bus.

9/22/11 12:39 p.m. Two men hanging around a woman's car on Hill Way ran away when the woman's son walked out to confront them. She then discovered a flat tire and a broken stem on her vehicle.

9/23/11 9:54 a.m. A mother is getting harassing calls from her daughter's ex-boyfriend.

9/23/11 5:07 p.m. People using an ATM machine on Meadows Road are being made uncomfortable by a man who is carefully watching them.

9/23/11 5:49 p.m. A man is being threatened by a neighbor at his apartment on Greenridge Drive.

9/23/11 6:21 p.m. Three juveniles were seen passing a pipe near Westridge Elementary School.

9/23/11 8:09 p.m. Three teenagers, all 17 years old, were cited for using marijuana and were released to their parents.

9/24/11 7:33 a.m. A 41-year-old girlfriend has been missing. She was supposed to go camping, but she left her cellphone and driver's license at home.

9/24/11 3:55 p.m. A dispute between business partners is threatening to escalate from verbal to bodily abuse.

9/24/11 4:02 p.m. A dog keeps running in and out of Safeway and grabbing food. The pilfering pooch was returned to its home and the owner warned about allowing the dog to run at large.

9/24/11 6:10 p.m. A rabid squirrel is chasing people at Waluga Junior High School.

9/24/11 8:26 p.m. Two teen boys were picked up in the Lamont Springs Natural Area for possessing marijuana.

9/24/11 10:56 p.m. After sharing a bottle of Scotch, six teenagers left the empty bottle behind on Rainbow Drive.

9/24/11 11:34 p.m. A 15-year-old girl had some fun, fun, fun when she drove off in the blue Mercedes owned by her mother's boyfriend.

9/25/11 1:40 p.m. A woman was informed that a coyote was seen carrying away her cat.

9/25/11 3:59 p.m. A verbal bout between a mother and daughter dragged on from a grocery store to a gas station.

9/25/11 6:22 p.m. An ex-husband testified that he saw his ex-wife giving marijuana to their son. However, the substance turned out to be catnip.


9/21/11 11:11 a.m. A public storage company has received several calls from a scammer seeking to obtain $7,000.

9/21/11 4:17 p.m. A man has deluged a woman with 18 calls demanding to get his money back on his application to rent her house. A scam is strongly suspected.

9/22/11 8:24 p.m. A woman's email was hacked and her account is now messed up. An unknown subject is now sending email from her account.