Police log - Dec. 15, 2011


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.


12/2, 10:40 a.m.; Identity theft was reported in the 2100 block of 19th Street.

12/3, 7:07 p.m.; A Scrooge stole Christmas lights from the 1700 block of Marylhurst Drive.

12/5, 1:42 p.m.; A woman's checking account was drained via online fraud.

12/6, 11:24 a.m.; A pink gym bag was stolen from the 5600 block of Hood Street.

12/7, 11:12 a.m.; A package was stolen from a front doorstep in the 22500 block of Clark Street.

12/7, 3:39 p.m.; A shoplifter was nabbed at Market of Choice and was cited for third-degree theft.

12/8, 5:14 p.m.; A package of jewelry sent via UPS never reached its destination.


12/2, 7:48 a.m.; An accident with unknown injuries happened on southbound I-205 at the rest area.

12/2, 3:19 p.m.; Two vehicles collided at West Linn High School with minor damage.

12/3, 5:31 p.m.; A two-vehicle crash occurred at northbound I-205 and Willamette Falls Drive.

12/3, 3:44 p.m.; An accident occurred at 14th and Main streets.

12/3, 4:05 p.m.; A non-injury accident happened at southbound I-205 and Sunset.

12/5, 6:09 a.m.; A single-vehicle accident happened at Sunset Avenue and Willamette Falls Drive.

12/5, 7:16 a.m.; Two vehicles collided on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.

12/5, 7:18 a.m.; A truck spun out on northbound I-205 on the Abernathy Bridge.

12/5, 8:12 a.m.; A single-vehicle accident occurred on northbound I-205 and the bridge.

12/5, 11:34 a.m.; A poor parker hit another vehicle at B.J. Willy's on Willamette Falls Drive.

12/8, 11:58 a.m.; A driver hit a parked vehicle at McKillican and West A streets.

12/8, 6:51 p.m.; A vehicle rear-ended a semi in traffic on I-205 near 10th Street. The semi didn't stop.


12/2, 7:25 a.m.; Water was gushing in the 19700 block of Wildwood Drive.

12/2, 9:38 a.m.; Police assisted with a structure fire on the 18800 block of Trillium Drive, which turned out to be smoke from a dirty wood stove.

12/2, 10:47 a.m.; A man received threatening text messages from the mother of his child.

12/2, 5:06 p.m.; Flowerpots left at a residence in the 3400 block of Vista Ridge Drive were not being returned to the rightful owner.

12/2, 11:24 p.m.; Two teens wearing black and carrying backpacks raised concerns in the 6700 block of Apollo Road.

12/3, 12:05 a.m.; Teens in a large vehicle were yelling and had ropes on the 1600 block of Marylhurst Drive.

12/3, 4:54 a.m.; A woman was heard crying. It was a drunken man in pain from a recent surgery.

12/3, 3:47 p.m.; A speeding and swerving Mustang nearly hit two vehicles on southbound I-205 near Highway 43.

12/3, 8:13 p.m.; A man representing Comcast tried entering a home in the 1300 block of Heather Court even though the house does not subscribe to Comcast.

12/3, 9:12 p.m.; A large man ordering a Happy Meal from McDonald's seemed suspicious.

12/3, 10:46 p.m.; Police advised Christmas party hosts not to give keys to drunk guests in the 2100 block of Windham Oaks Court.

12/4, 1:37 a.m.; Two men parked a vehicle and walked away from it in the 19600 block of Derby Court.

12/4, 12:13 p.m.; A 16-year-old son was upset over his mother's discipline.

12/4, 4:34 p.m.; Neighbors pulled weapons on each other when one complained of another's speeding through the neighborhood.

12/5, 7:23 a.m.; Water was coming down into a barnyard and flooding it near Salamo and Weatherhill roads.

12/5, 10:34 a.m.; Noises were coming from a vacant house in the 3000 block of Club House Court.

12/5, 2:41 p.m.; An elderly woman at Mary S. Young required help with her seatbelt.

12/5, 9:30 p.m.; Two subjects were seen checking vehicle doors in the 25600 block of Kimberly Drive.

12/6, 8:26 a.m.; Someone tried to kick in a door in the 2300 block of S.W. Schaeffer Road.

12/6, 8:56 a.m.; Floyd Love Grant, 58, registered as a sex offender.

12/6, 6:25 p.m.; An argument broke out over the ownership of a cellphone in the 21000 Willamette Drive.

12/6, 8:09 p.m.; A neighbor with an 'angry face' asked a woman in a parked car in the 5200 block of Linn Lane if she was going to just sit there in her idling car.

12/7, 10:56 a.m.; A resident in the 2100 block of Bridle Way thinks one of her renters is committing fraud.

12/7, 2:14 p.m.; A driver doing 'cookies' at Mary S. Young Park damaged some bushes near the entrance to the gravel parking lot.

12/7, 2:58 p.m.; Two syringes were found on the sidewalk near Great Clips on Blankenship Road.

12/7, 7:08 p.m.; A caller in the 2600 block of Dillow Drive reported fraud charges on a debit card.

12/8, 3:13 p.m.; A man and child appeared to be sleeping in a vehicle near Ireland Land and Rosemont Road.

12/8, 10:34 p.m.; Someone on the 3900 block of Mapleton Drive received 10 threatening phone calls from a blocked number.


12/2, 1:15 p.m.; A dog owner dumped poop over the fence along Dollar Street.

12/2, 4:46 p.m.; A black rabbit was found in the 2400 block of Tulane Street and was soon reunited with its owner.

12/3, 3:35 p.m.; A skunk was removed from the 2500 block of Sunset Avenue.

12/4, 2:52 p.m.; A male Pomeranian was lost from the 26800 block of Petes Mountain Road.

12/5, 3:15 p.m.; The poop-dumping dog owner was back disposing more over a fence.

12/6, 3:15 p.m.; A small dog jumped into a visiting vehicle in the 4500 block of Mapleton Drive.

12/6, 6:11 p.m.; A service dog was attacked by a German shepherd at Mary S. Young Park.