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.
10/4/11 11:15 a.m. A resident of Westview Drive came home to an open garage and found that $1,500 worth of his valuables, including a Dell 6000 computer and miscellaneous clothing, were missing.
10/4/11 12:35 p.m. A 28-year-old driver was charged with reckless driving and attempting to elude police in a wild excursion on Boones Ferry Road.
10/5/11 4:39 p.m. A pedestrian was cited for failing to yield to a driver on Carman Drive.
10/9/11 12:52 a.m. More than $1,500 in damage was done to a 2000 Lexus in a hit-and-run accident on Longfellow Avenue and Wayzata Court.
10/10/11 8:29 a.m. Three vehicles collided on Lords Lane but injuries were avoided.
10/3/11 11:56 a.m. A five-gallon can of gas was stolen from a site on North Shore Road.
10/4/11 5:25 p.m. A Buddha statue was stolen from an apartment on North Shore Road.
10/5/11 1:06 p.m. A scotch lover took two bottles of scotch from a liquor store.
10/6/11 4:18 p.m. A Magellan GPS device was stolen from a 2007 Chevy on Kelok Road.
10/10/11 10:45 a.m. Gas was stolen from a vehicle on Blazer Trail.
10/10/11 2:32 p.m. A bench was stolen from in front of PCA Health and Safety, and gas was taken from a vehicle parked nearby on Jean Road.
10/3/11 12:20 p.m. A daughter on probation for drug possession is not at home, but items for making meth were found in her room.
10/3/11 1:50 p.m. A female driver was observed smoking marijuana as she cruised down Jefferson Parkway.
10/3/11 6:45 p.m. A wacko on a motorcycle nearly ran down a woman walking her dog on Jefferson Parkway.
10/3/11 8:04 p.m. Two 13-year-old clients are harassing other clients at a youth facility.
10/4/11 4:17 p.m. A 13-year-old client of a youth facility was sent to a juvenile detention center after choking a staff member.
10/4/11 4:52 p.m. Worried parents were searching for their 7-year-old son after he missed getting on the school bus. However, they found him at home. The boy had neglected to tell them he had not gone to school.
10/4/11 7:42 p.m. An 18-year-old boy went out of control and ransacked his house, then jumped out the second floor window. He was taken to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.
10/5/11 1:30 p.m. A woman who just paid a deposit on a rental residence was chagrined to learn that others were still looking at the same house.
10/5/11 4:10 p.m. A mother wanted officers to give her son a stern talking-to to reinforce the message that doing drugs is unacceptable behavior.
10/6/11 11:24 a.m. Matt T. Yamamoto, 29, registered as a sex offender.
10/6/11 3:23 p.m. A man considering suicide wrote a letter asking for options for a better life.
10/6/11 3:43 p.m. A slanderer is putting slanderous things on Craigslist about a woman.
10/6/11 4:38 p.m. A customer at Albertson was confronted in a grocery aisle by a woman's ex-husband.
10/6/11 4:55 p.m. Teen magazine salesmen responded with profanity when they could not sell their products. Later, one of them threw litter on Grand View Court.
10/6/11 8:17 p.m. Employees were dismayed to see a known shoplifter was spotted in a retail store on A Avenue.
10/7/11 3:54 a.m. The night was disrupted at an apartment on Parkview Drive by a noisy neighbor who pounded on walls and screamed from his balcony.
10/8/11 7:44 p.m. An estranged wife is threatening to commit suicide.
10/9/11 10:53 a.m. A woman was bereft after losing her three dogs, all Brittany spaniels.
10/9/11 12:07 p.m. Criminal mischief on Greenridge Drive resulted in $2,500 of damage to a car, including a smashed front window, a flattened tire and keyed doors and fenders.
10/9/11 8:55 p.m. A medical issue suddenly forced a man to drive off the roadway and into some bushes on Kerr Parkway.
10/10/11 10:52 a.m. A manager of a brokerage believes someone is hacking into her computer at her apartment on Jefferson Parkway.
10/10/11 11:43 a.m. Devon Alan Dunkle, 19, entered the state's law enforcement data system for sex offender registration.
10/10/11 3:30 p.m. Walter Wayne Waldron Jr., 56, registered as a sex offender.
10/10/11 5:57 p.m. A father of a 7-year-old daughter became worried when he received an email that said, 'Do you know where your daughter is?'
10/10/11 6:13 p.m. A woman on Crest Drive refused to answer the door for a window salesman who keeps coming to her house.
10/4/11 12:23 a.m. A friend is suspected of taking $260 from a man's bank account. The friend possesses the personal identification number for the account.
10/7/11 10:50 a.m. An unauthorized credit card transaction was made using someone's account at a Rite Aid store in Bellingham, Wash.
10/7/11 7:32 p.m. Since losing his ATM card, a man has seen some unauthorized charges made on his U.S. Bank account.