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Police blotter - Dec. 1, 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.


BURGLARIES

11/24/11 10:13 p.m. A house on Bicknet Street was burglarized; miscellaneous items were taken.

ACCIDENTS

11/22/11 3:04 a.m. After a two-car accident a man exchanged insurance information with a female driver, but he now thinks she may have been drunk.

11/28/11 10:11 p.m. One car smashed into another on McNary and Monroe parkways, causing $1,500 in damage.

THEFT

11/21/11 6:18 a.m. Two vehicles parked on Twin Fir Road were broken into overnight. Items taken included change and an iPod.

11/21/11 3:59 p.m. A coin purse was lifted overnight from a Volkswagen Jetta parked on Twin Fir Road.

11/21/11 8:13 p.m. A silver flashlight was taken from a Yukon XL on Wembley Park Road.

11/21/11 10:07 p.m. A woman's wallet was stolen from a Ford Escort parked on Twin Fir Road.

11/25/11 6:19 a.m. A black briefcase was stolen from a car parked on Marylbrook Drive. In addition the car had its rear window smashed in and incurred $600 in damage.

11/25/11 4:02 p.m. A dress was stolen from Silkwood Boutique on A Avenue. The suspect is a 30-year-old woman of thin figure.

11/26/11 8:26 a.m. A Magellan GPS was stolen from a car on Garibaldi.

11/27/11 11:49 a.m. While a car was parked at a pizza restaurant on Bangy Road, credit cards, a driver's license, miscellaneous ID and $120 in cash were taken.

11/27/11 12:17 p.m. A Volkswagen with an Irish flag bumper sticker was stolen on Oswego Summit.

11/27/11 1:33 p.m. A thief made a big haul from an unlocked car on Greentree. Items stolen including DJ equipment (mixerboard, laptop and speaker cables) a wallet and snowboard.

11/28/11 1:37 p.m. A license plate was stolen from an auto on Vermeer Drive sometime overnight.

MISC.

11/21/11 9:55 a.m. Mischief-makers damaged a large stone in the fireplace at Foothills Park.

11/21/11 1:43 p.m. A pedestrian just missed getting hit by a female driver who skidded into a curb while driving down Boones Ferry Road.

11/21/11 7:48 p.m. A woman is being harassed by her ex-roommate.

11/21/11 10:45 p.m. A niece is seeking advice on how to evict her unruly uncle from his grandmother's house.

11/22/11 11:09 a.m. A loudmouth will be trespassed from Key Bank as soon as he can be located.

11/23/11 9:57 p.m. A thief tried to break into a snack shack at George Rogers Park. Nothing was taken, but there was $100 in damage to the shack.

11/23/11 10:05 a.m. On Foothills Drive a man is going around trying to trick people into giving him gas money.

11/23/11 12:30 p.m. A woman is worried about retaliation after getting into an altercation with another female driver on Diane Drive and Doris Court.

11/23/11 4:39 p.m. An elderly hitchhiker began walking into traffic on Boones Ferry Road.

11/23/11 8:17 p.m. About $250 in damage was done to a rear window on a vehicle parked on Boones Ferry Road.

11/24/11 1:06 a.m. A car containing five teens was driven so recklessly that it kept threatening to go into a ditch on Childs Road.

11/24/11 8:24 a.m. A port-o-potty was tipped over on Meadowlark Lane.

11/24/11 10:46 a.m. A runaway 17-year-old daughter was found and entered into LEDS/NCIC.

11/24/11 12:26 p.m. A homeless female has been staying inside of Safeway all day.

11/24/11 5:21 p.m. Trouble is expected when a father comes to pick up his daughter because he has not been following the terms of their visitation agreement.

11/24/11 10:52 p.m. A man and woman started fighting inside a car on Ladd Street. The female refused medical attention and the man could not be found.

11/25/11 11:46 a.m. After being kicked out of the house by his mother, a man is requesting official assistance in getting his clothes and medications. The mother responded that the son was out of control and had broken several doors.

11/25/11 1:29 p.m. After being slapped, a neighbor picked up a pickaxe in a dispute over a pathway on Crest Drive.

11/26/11 7:54 a.m. An ex-boyfriend is harassing a woman by showing up at her workplace and house over the past few months.

11/26/11 11:20 p.m. A woman attempted to take the car keys away from a drunken driver, but he thwarted her efforts and proceeded to Medford.

11/27/11 5:53 p.m. The smell of marijuana is wafting from an apartment on Pacific Highway.

11/27/11 6:17 p.m. A father became concerned when he got an email from his 13-year-old daughter saying she was being abused by her mother.

11/27/11 6:24 p.m. A 16-year-old daughter went out of control when her parents went away over the weekend and discovered she had held a party. The girl began yelling, slamming doors and threatening to harm herself.

11/28/11 6:46 p.m. A mother did not show up for an appointment after letting off her son at school. She then sent a text to her husband in which she threatened to commit suicide. It was later found that the mother is OK.

11/28/11 10:51 p.m. A wife received a threatening email from her estranged husband regarding her 16-year-old step-son.

FRAUD

11/23/11 9:27 a.m. A woman received a letter from a company offering to do maintenance and repair of a water line, but she is afraid she is being scammed.

11/25/11 11 a.m. Several unauthorized charges, amounting to thousands of dollars, were made on a woman's credit card.

11/26/11 2:43 p.m. A woman called to report that her husband is the owner of a business that had made fraudulent charges on another woman's credit card.

11/26/11 4:07 p.m. A Craigslist posting resulted in a woman receiving two fraudulent money orders.