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.


10/27/11 6:05 p.m. A three-car accident occurred at 333 S. State St., but no one was injured. At least one of the drivers was issued a citation for failing to avoid a stopped vehicle.

10/28/11 11:51 a.m. A hit-and-run accident resulted in $1,800 in damage to a vehicle at the Mountain Park Racquet Club.

10/31/11 3:48 p.m. A driver ran a red light and his vehicle hit another person's vehicle at Daniel Way and Kruse Way. The errant driver then gave an incorrect phone number to the victim and drove away.

10/31/11 6:07 p.m. Two female drivers were issued citations after their vehicles collided at E Avenue and North State Street. One was cited for careless driving and the other for driving without a license and misuse of the left turn lane.


10/25/11 10:34 a.m. Items valued at $1,400 were stolen from a vehicle on Jefferson Parkway, including a laptop, an iPod touch, laptop accessories and a portfolio with personal information. In addition, the vehicle was damaged to the extent of $600.

10/25/11 12:08 p.m. Two dollars in change was stolen from a Honda Civic on Jefferson Parkway.

10/26/11 2 p.m. A purse snatcher showed up in the chapel area at Durocher Apartments on Holy Names Drive. The purse contained three keys, $2.65 and Kleenex, with a total value of $52.65. A suspect was seen running down the stairs.

10/26/11 10:33 p.m. Jewelry worth $13,000 was stolen from a woman's apartment while she was at work.

10/28/11 6:02 p.m. After retrieving his car that had been towed, a man found that items were missing.

10/31/11 5:24 p.m. A woman on Bryant Road found that her garage door opener was missing after two suspicious men showed up and claimed to be from the cable company. The opener was valued at $200.


10/24/11 11:24 a.m. An 8-month-old child was locked inside a vehicle on Bangy Road. A locksmith arrived to rescue the infant.

10/24/11 1:32 p.m. Eric Chandler, 52, registered as a sex offender.

10/24/11 10:30 p.m. A man with a reputation for violence was heard yelling and screaming inside his residence. It turned out he was playing video games.

10/26/11 9:45 a.m. In an incident on Westward Ho Road, a woman found that a jar of pepper jelly had been thrown on her driveway and it had splashed on her car.

10/26/11 12:34 p.m. After her ex-husband came by and left a bag of toiletries, a woman now fears he will return and assault her. She wants him kept from the residence.

10/26/11 3:56 p.m. A couple in a car were observed doing drug activities behind a salon on Boones Ferry Road.

10/26/11 9:13 a.m. Three recent cases of criminal mischief near her residence have caused a woman to request extra police patrols.

10/27/11 2:20 p.m. A man has not been allowed to see his young son for the past three weeks. He is especially concerned because his ex-partner has a history of drug abuse.

10/27/11 5:24 p.m. A foster daughter has gone out of control and has run away from home.

10/27/11 9:29 p.m. A teenage Halloween prankster has been hiding behind trees on First Street and jumping out to scare people as they walk by. A warning by police was expected to discourage this conduct.

10/27/11 9:40 p.m. A missing woman was actually getting a tan in Portland.

10/28/11 12:38 a.m. A marijuana smoking marathon on Greenridge Drive was interrupted by a neighbor's admonition.

10/28/11 3:49 p.m. Two teenage female pumpkin thieves attempted to abscond with a pumpkin from a porch on Greentree Road.

10/28/11 4:19 p.m. After coming out on the raw end of a Craigslist transaction, the seller said he would be coming over to a man's house to 'get even.'

10/29/11 4:04 p.m. Several loudmouths were causing a disturbance on Centerwood Street and Indian Creek Way.

10/30/11 10:51 a.m. A resident on Pine Street took offense when a neighbor took a bag of sand off his property and began spreading it on his own yard.

10/30/11 2:48 p.m. An ex-wife has moved back into her ex-house and is refusing to leave. An investigation found that since the couple is still legally married, neither can kick the other off the property.

10/30/11 6:58 p.m. A son is in an extreme manic state and is off his medications. His erratic behavior has been escalating in recent days, and he is now at a pub.

10/31/11 9:15 a.m. A suspicious fire occurred at Oak Creek Elementary School. Broken glass and a burned gasoline-soaked rag were found in the breezeway.

10/31/11 10:55 a.m. A runaway 17-year-old boy called and said he was not coming home. He is 6 feet tall, weighs 155 pounds and has a scar on his lower lip.

10/31/11 12:40 p.m. A 17-year-old daughter, who uses meth and suffers from psychotic issues, refused to get back into her parent's car until firefighters came along to help with the problem.

10/31/11 2:09 p.m. A pathway on Mozarteum Court was possibly damaged by a neighbor who brought Roto-Rooter into the area for some work.

10/31/11 3:42 p.m. An envelope full of money and a receipt were turned in by an honest customer at Albertsons.

10/31/11 8:05 p.m. A drunken man in a restaurant on Boones Ferry Road started yelling at an employee. As a result he can never go back there to eat again.

10/31/11 8:42 p.m. Cheese was sprayed on a vehicle parked at Ridgelake Drive and St. Clair Drive.

10/31/11 10:07 p.m. A lady became bugged when a man at Kruseway Commons asked two trick-or-treaters for their names and asked them to pose for a photo.


10/24/11 8:19 a.m. After paying a company $2,800 for a business plan, a man found that the company had gone out of business.

10/24/11 11:35 a.m. A woman was defrauded out of $1,400 by a fake eBay company.

10/28/11 4:20 p.m. Fraudulent charges on a man's debit card resulted in a report of identity theft and Internet fraud.

10/31/11 8:25 a.m. A man opened his credit card account and found that somebody in Spain had attempted to use his card.

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