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.


9/24, 1:15 p.m.; Money was taken from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Farrvista Drive.

9/26, 6:28 p.m.; A CD player faceplate, a flashlight, sunglasses and a knife were stolen from an unlocked Subaru Legacy in the 2100 block of Snowberry Ridge Court.

9/27, 6:28 p.m.; A child admitted to stealing from Willamette General Store.

9/29, 1:02 p.m.; A license plate was taken from a 1998 Ford Explorer in the 18500 block of Lower Midhill Drive.


9/25, 11:25 p.m.; A non-injury accident occurred at Hughes Drive and Willamette Drive.

9/27, 5:39 p.m.; An accident with no injuries was reported near I-205 and 10th Street. Four vehicles were involved.

9/28, 9:10 a.m.; Two vehicles were involved in an accident near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive, but no one was injured.

9/28, 2:18 p.m.; A bicyclist was injured in an accident in the 2100 block of Tumwater Street.


9/23, 11:53 a.m.; Juveniles were loud and playing music in a black truck near First Court and McKillican Street.

9/23, 1:26 p.m.; Kenneth R. Began, 44, registered as a sex offender.

9/23, 11:03 p.m.; What was reported as a possible domestic in the 4400 block of Riverview Avenue was loud partiers.

9/24, 1:59 p.m.; Firearms were reported being sold at a garage sale near Sixth Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

9/25, 11:32 a.m.; A freezer was in the fast lane and holding up traffic on I-205 near 10th Street.

9/25, 1:21 p.m.; People were banging on car windows near I-205 and 10th Street in a rude attempt at a fundraiser.

9/25, 3:59 p.m.; A young child was trying to get into a vehicle near B.J. Willy's with no parent in sight.

9/25, 10:15 p.m.; A man was going through the recycling bin in the 18200 block of Upper Midhill Drive.

9/26, 1:56 p.m.; A neighbor was throwing rocks at a house on Broadway Street. He told police he was actually trying to hit cats, but agreed he wouldn't hit either cats or houses anymore.

9/26, 4:26 p.m.; A mom pulled her 14-year-old daughter's hair and hit the girl's 10-year-old brother.

9/26, 8:00 p.m.; Kids were banging on a door and ringing the doorbell of a house on Haverhill Court. Turns out they were on a scavenger hunt.

9/27, 3:44 p.m.; An 11-year-old boy was missing from Bolton Primary. He was located at the West Linn Public Library.

9/28, 11:41 p.m.; A girl reported a male and female taking pictures of her from an older-model red Suburban.

9/28, 8:16 a.m.; A 14-year-old girl was 'out of control,' hitting, kicking and screaming.

9/29, 12:41 a.m., A grandson seemed to be getting a lot of visitors while his grandparents were out of town.

9/29, 6:56 p.m.; A 2-year-old was sitting on a swing for 40 minutes in the 4800 block of Summit Street.

9/29, 8:21 p.m.; A man who started playing soccer with the girls team at Willamette Park was told to leave.


9/24, 10:42 a.m.; An owner left a dog outside in the 19000 block of Walling Circle.

9/24, 4:42 p.m.; A German pointer was running wild near Hidden Springs Road and Wildwood Drive.

9/25, 9:24 a.m.; A yellow lab was lost in the 1200 block of 12th Street.

9/25, 4:22 p.m.; A dog tied up in the 2300 block of Taylor Drive was barking all day.

9/25, 4:38 p.m.; Someone left a dead deer in the bed of a pickup as a prank in the 22400 block of Skyview Drive.

9/28, 2:24 p.m.; A vehicle hit a deer near Fairview Way and Willamette Drive.

9/29, 11:02 a.m.; A dog reportedly swimming alone near Willamette Park was actually playing, which is typical of him.

9/29, 3:23 p.m.; A pit-bull mix bit someone near Arbor Drive and Willamette Drive.

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