Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
7/15/08 4:24 a.m. Jennifer Christine Stai, 21, was arrested for theft and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
7/15/08 10:34 a.m. Christine K. Anders, 47, was arrested on 10 counts of forgery and 10 counts of tampering with drug records. She was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
7/15/08 11:21 p.m. A 17-year-old was taken to the Clackamas County Juvenile Resource Center for drinking underage. A second teen, aged 16, was referred to a juvenile court in the same incident.
7/16/08 3:12 p.m. Se Long Wang, 19, was taken into custody on a court order and brought to the Clackamas County Jail.
7/17/08 7:40 p.m. Michael Delgadillo, 46, was arrested for violating a restraining order and lodged at Clackamas County Jail.
7/17/08 10:07 p.m. Nicholas W. Berry, 20, was arrested on a probation detainer and lodged at Clackamas County Jail.
7/18/08 2:19 p.m. James Cassel, 31, was arrested for theft, escape and burglary after a foot pursuit involving a canine ended on Elk Horn Court in Tualatin. He was lodged at Clackamas County Jail.
7/18/08 3:21 p.m. Daniel Michael Pierce, 19, was cited and released on two counts of theft.
7/15/08 12:58 p.m. A laptop, two jewelry boxes, a wallet and alarm clocks were taken during a burglary on Jefferson Parkway.
7/18/08 10:24 p.m. Mark Reed, 58, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Country Club Road. He was taken to Clackamas County Jail.
7/19/08 11:00 p.m. Ronald James Hauge, 60, was arrested on suspicion of DUII after being spotted driving erratically on I-5. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
7/14/08 4:17 p.m. A child broke an arm in a bicycle accident, location withheld.
7/14/08 6:24 p.m. No one was injured in a two-car crash on Kerr Parkway.
7/15/08 12:16 p.m. No one was hurt when four cars collided at Bryant Road and Upper Drive.
7/16/08 6:46 p.m. There were no injuries in a car crash on Boones Ferry Road.
7/17/08 11:10 a.m. No one was hurt in a crash on A Avenue.
7/17/08 11:20 a.m. Injuries were unknown after a collision involving a car and a motorcycle was reported at Highway 43 and Terwilliger Boulevard.
7/19/08 11:50 p.m. No one was injured after a two-car crash at McVey Avenue and State Street.
7/14/08 5:53 p.m. Car keys were reported missing and possibly stolen on Kingsgate Road.
7/15/08 2:48 p.m. Two laptops were taken from a business on Pacific Highway.
7/15/08 6:25 p.m. A wallet was taken from Upper Drive.
7/16/08 12:38 p.m. Nintendos and a car charger were taken from a car on Foothills Drive.
7/16/08 4:14 p.m. A purse that was reported stolen from a car on Knaus Road was actually just left at a Starbucks. It was eventually returned.
7/18/08 9:48 a.m. A former employee reportedly took files from a local mortgage company.
7/18/08 11:38 a.m. Stolen items including a laptop case, iPod, sunglasses, battery, checks, prescription, two books, CD, files and eyeglasses were found lying near a mailbox on Oak Terrace. Also in the mix was a passport and $200 in cash.
7/18/08 3:47 p.m. A bike was taken from Westridge School.
7/18/08 3;48 p.m. Change and keys were stolen from the console of a car on Oak Street.
7/18/08 8:05 p.m. A bike was stolen from Foothills Drive.
7/19/08 7:40 a.m. A $6,000 diamond ring went missing from a residence in an undisclosed location.
7/19/08 10:47 a.m. Two pairs of sunglasses were stolen from a car on Allen Road.
7/19/08 11:36 a.m. A person who was suspected of stealing tires from a gas station actually worked there.
7/20/08 4:02 p.m. A man was spotted dumping a load of garbage into a business dumpster on Lakeview Boulevard. He agreed to reclaim his garbage from the growing pile when confronted by police.
7/14/08 7:41 a.m. A bike was found in the bushes on Kingsgate Road.
7/14/08 8:45 a.m. Sexual abuse of a juvenile was reported. The case was several years old.
7/14/08 9:26 a.m. A two-year-old was locked in a car on Bryant Road.
7/14/08 1:42 p.m. A delivery company called a woman to schedule the drop-off of a $30,000 check but she didn't know anything about the check.
7/14/08 2:00 p.m. Three teens were jumping off the canal bridge on Kelok Road.
7/14/08 3:49 p.m. Ten people were standing around a white truck with lots of trash bags on Cervantes.
7/14/08 3:58 p.m. A man in a white car was tailgating and yelling at other drivers on South Shore Boulevard.
7/14/08 4:32 p.m. Six kids were jumping off the dolphins at Roehr Park and also setting off fireworks.
7/14/08 6:22 p.m. Three teens were playing on toddler toys at Waluga Park and refusing to get off of them. Police found this was not a crime.
7/14/08 6:59 p.m. A resident voiced concern about noise from a 50-foot waterfall soon to be installed at a neighbor's house on Alder Circle.
7/14/08 7:46 p.m. A restraining order violation was reported.
7/14/08 9:10 p.m. A group of people sitting under a tree on Greentree Road looked like they didn't belong there.
7/14/08 10:16 p.m. A person seen coming out of the condos under construction on Second Street turned out to be a security guard.
7/14/08 10:30 p.m. Five kids were skateboarding in a parking lot on Centerpointe Drive.
7/14/08 10:55 p.m. A man who smelled of alcohol and was stumbling on Boones Ferry Road appeared in danger of being hit by a car.
7/14/08 11:13 p.m. A woman who thought she heard someone turn the knob of her bedroom door climbed out the window and escaped to her car. Police failed to locate an intruder.
7/14/08 11:52 p.m. A suspicious-looking man who was using a computer near a pool at a Carman Drive complex turned out to be a resident.
7/15/08 1:35 a.m. Trespassers were banished from the Gooden easement.
7/15/08 8:29 a.m. Graffiti was spotted in a bathroom at George Rogers Park.
7/15/08 12:48 p.m. A 'slumper' was spotted in a car on Highway 43, hand dangling from the window.
7/15/08 1:03 p.m. A man's legs appeared to be sticking out of the median on Boones Ferry Road.
7/15/08 1:31 p.m. Kids were told to wear helmets on their bikes and scooters on McVey Avenue.
7/15/08 3:36 p.m. A 15-year-old was accused of assaulting an adult on Christie Drive.
7/15/08 8:54 p.m. Three juveniles looked 'surprised' when a woman drove by them on Bergis Road. She suspected drug activity.
7/15/08 9:30 p.m. Two kids paint-balled their buddies' vehicle on Lower Drive, much to the chagrin of the friends' parents.
7/16/08 8:46 a.m. A monument in Mountain Park was spray-painted overnight.
7/16/08 11:41 a.m. Illegal dumping was reported in a park on Palisades Crest Drive.
7/16/08 11:49 a.m. A silver Porsche was speeding and passing in a no-passing zone on Boones Ferry Road.
7/16/08 8:29 p.m. Kids were in the press box at a baseball field on Melrose Street, playing with the announcement system.
7/16/08 9:20 p.m. A man who reportedly entered a restaurant on Bangy Road in camouflage clothes, black gloves and with a knife in his back pocket actually didn't. When police responded, workers there said they had never seen the man and had no idea about the situation.
7/16/08 10:56 p.m. A dog barked non-stop for an hour on Chandler Road.
7/17/08 11:34 a.m. Four people wearing yellow jackets were jaywalking while doing some kind of construction work on McVey Avenue. No construction signs were posted.
7/17/08 12:41 p.m. Overgrown weeds were spotted on Pine Street.
7/17/08 2:20 p.m. Invasive ivy was climbing the trees on Iron Mountain Boulevard, where poison oak plants appeared also to be edging their way onto a path.
7/17/08 2:39 p.m. A restraining order violation was reported on Fifth Street.
7/17/08 4:04 p.m. Eight kids were jumping off the dolphins at Roehr Park.
7/17/08 4:48 p.m. Water was flowing from a hole in the ground on Victoria Court.
7/17/08 4:59 p.m. Ducklings were stuck in a storm grate on Ladd Street, where a rescue attempt tied up traffic.
7/17/08 5:02 p.m. A teen was lodging darts into residences in a Lake Oswego neighborhood, launching them from an airsoft gun.
7/17/08 8:09 p.m. One neighbor reported another for plotting to cut down their maple tree on Lakeview Boulevard.
7/17/08 10:07 a.m. A party of booze-guzzling juveniles was disbanded on Kerr Parkway, where at least nine of the revelers were cited for being minors in possession of alcohol.
7/17/08 11:04 p.m. A possible suicide attempt was reported on Kingsgate Avenue.
7/18/08 7:55 a.m. A moving van blocked traffic on Iron Mountain Boulevard after failing to make a turn.
7/18/08 7:56 a.m. A dog was barking at all hours of the day and night on Kingsgate Road.
7/18/088:01 a.m. Grafitti left its mark on a new gym at a school on Overlook Drive.
7/18/08 1:34 p.m. Two cats - one orange and fluffy, the other striped - escaped their sitter on Evergreen Road.
7/18/08 2:01 p.m. Road rage turned into a scene on Meadows Road, where one person threatened another.
7/18/08 2:19 p.m. Condoms were found in the back parking lot of a church on South Shore Boulevard.
7/18/08 2:29 p.m. A woman reported assault by her employer at a State Street business.
7/18/08 6:03 p.m. A striped cat without a tail had been missing for three days on Knaus Road.
7/18/08 6:30 p.m. A needle was found on Cervantes Circle.
7/18/08 6:33 p.m. Kids were setting off fireworks on Graef Circle, then throwing them in the lake.
7/19/08 12:13 a.m. Police broke up a fight at bar on Monroe Parkway, where one patron was decidedly unwelcome.
7/19/08 12:39 a.m. A mailbox blew up on an otherwise quiet Westridge Drive, where no one was spotted running from the scene.
7/19/08 8:36 a.m. A dog bite instigated an investigation on McVey Avenue.
7/19/08 10:05 a.m. Two leashed dogs were somehow wrapped around a mailbox on Greentree Road.
7/19/08 12:27 p.m. A customer who passed out in the restroom of a State Street bar was taken to a detox facility to dry out.
7/19/08 6:42 p.m. Three men threw a rock from condos above State Street, narrowly missing girls walking below.
7/19/08 6:54 p.m. People burning things in a backyard on Washington Court were told to stop.
7/19/08 7:57 p.m. A TriMet rider reported an altercation with a driver on A Avenue.
7/20/08 7:26 p.m. A dog was sidling over the property line of a residence on Wembley Park Road.
7/20/08 7:49 p.m. A noisy neighbor was accused of stomping about his abode on Jefferson Parkway.
7/20/08 7:49 p.m. Three people threw a wine bottle into Oswego Lake from First Street, then walked towards Millennium Plaza Park.
7/14/08 10:31 a.m. An unauthorized credit card purchase was reported.
7/14/08 12:27 p.m. An employee altered a credit card slip at a restaurant, increasing the tip.
7/16/08 9:05 a.m. Six fraud incidents were reported as part of an ongoing investigation.
7/18/08 4:07 p.m. An employee at a medical facility tried to use a doctor's prescription pad.