Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
4/11/11 5:35 p.m. A group of people was reportedly stalking a woman whose house on Evergreen Road was recently broken into.
4/5/11 3:36 p.m. A male driver stopped in front of a woman's car to block her view and then backed into her vehicle. He then informed the woman he did not need to carry proof of insurance.
4/6/11 8:02 a.m. A driver, who seemed to be asleep in a gray minivan, just hit a curb and blew out two tires in an incident on A Avenue and State Street.
4/11/11 6:29 p.m. A mailbox on Fosberg Road was the object of a hit-and-run accident.
4/11/11 8:03 p.m. A vehicle, operated by a driver suffering from medical problems, hit another vehicle on A Avenue and State Street. The other driver was transported from the scene by ambulance.
4/5/11 9:36 a.m. The United Church of Christ was robbed of a laptop, vacuum cleaner and miscellaneous food items over the past year.
4/5/11 1:17 p.m. An iTouch in a pink case, valued at $270, was stolen from a locker room at Lakeridge High School.
4/5/11 2:57 p.m. A dark green wallet with driver's license, credit cards and ID for her children was stolen from a woman while she was dining in a restaurant.
4/5/11 9:41 p.m. Dishes and antiques were stolen from a woman's house on Greentree Road. Her ex-husband is a suspect.
4/7/11 10:09 p.m. A Samsung G Gravity T cell phone valued at $219 was taken from a residence on Overlook Drive.
4/8/11 9:28 a.m. A thief reached into a vehicle with a sunroof and took a brown purse with contents of $470. The theft happened on Lake Haven Drive.
4/8/11 10:49 a.m. An air compressor valued at $600 was taken from the Bryant Road Pump Station overnight.
4/10/11 10:54 p.m. A convenience store on Pilkington Road was robbed of four liter bottles of soda. The suspect is wearing a black backpack.
4/11/11 10:24 a.m. A delivered package containing small woodworking handtools and valued at $100 was stolen from a location on Ninth Street.
4/11/11 1:54 p.m. A black Eagle mini dump trailer was taken from a location on Boones Ferry Road.
4/11/11 3:58 p.m. A heavy-duty mixer valued at $399, plus some smaller items, were taken from a residence on Sierra Vista Drive.
4/5//11 7:39 a.m. A man in a red Cadillac blocked a woman from getting out of her driveway on Fourth Street and then began screaming at her and flashing a light in her window. The 22-year-old man was warned about disorderly conduct and parking violation, and advised he would be arrested if he repeated his actions.
4/5/11 9:38 a.m. A man in a hotel lobby became so emotional that he was given courtesy transportation to St. Vincent's Hospital.
4/5/11 7:56 p.m. A dog was reported to be barking all day and all night on Evergreen Road. However, a check of the location found sign of neither man nor beast.
4/5/11 10:03 p.m. An apparently drunken person was getting ready to drive away in a silver Mercedes, but then thought better of it and went back into a restaurant on First Street.
4/5/11 10:27 p.m. Very loud parties are a constant problem at an apartment on Touchstone. In response, a bass subwoofer was turned down.
4/6/11 3:18 p.m. The sudden storm on the afternoon of April 6 caused a driver to go off the side of the road and wait for the storm to pass. His vehicle has bad tires.
4/6/11 3:58 p.m. A man was sleeping so soundly inside a vehicle that he failed to respond to knocking on his windows by a concerned passer-by.
4/6/11 4:20 p.m. A restaurant on Pilkington Road was plagued by persons sitting in front of the doorway, refusing to leave and spitting on a window.
4/6/11 5:41 p.m. A deliveryman refused to stop knocking on a woman's door on Meadowlark Lane, even though she told him she would not accept the delivery.
4/6/11 7:32 p.m. A father and a stepfather had a verbal dispute during a custody exchange.
4/7/11 8:04 a.m. A suspicious person with a shovel was spotted entering Cookes Butte Park. It turned out to be a city employee clearing off the pathways.
4/7/11 8:38 a.m. Fircrest Court is being clogged up by illegally parked vehicles.
4/7/11 9:48 a.m. A person is playing roughly with two dogs, at Botticelli and Touchstone, and there is concern the dogs will become angry and out of control.
4/7/11 9:52 a.m. A yellow lab that followed a woman to her home on Fernwood Drive has been transported to Clackamas County Animal Center.
4/7/11 4:19 p.m. A dog left at the library was taken home by a man until the police could take over the case the next day.
4/7/11 12:07 p.m. A woman's dog is undergoing treatment by a veterinarian after being attacked by a neighbor's dog. A 22-year-old man was cited for having a vicious dog with no license.
4/7/11 6:31 p.m. An apartment renter on Touchstone is playing video games too loudly.
4/7/11 10:59 p.m. A black female lab named Sierra, with a stubby tail and no collar, has been missing for six hours. A dog finder has been enlisted to locate the dog.
4/8/11 7:24 a.m. After threatening to commit suicide, a 17-year-old boy was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital.
4/8/11 11:18 a.m. A man with a 'spinning head' was acting suspiciously at a store on Pilkington Road.
4/8/11 12:38 p.m. A woman told a friend she 'can't go on anymore.' Although she is not suicidal, she has had a bad week and is working with counselors.
4/8/11 3:39 p.m. A man's wife was rebuffed in her effort to pick up his 13-year-old son. The wife was recently served a restraining order.
4/8/11 4:52 p.m. An assault occurred at a Shell Station on Bangy Road.
4/8/11 4:53 p.m. A man and his wife were subjected to a profane tirade from a 17-year-old neighbor on Eaglecrest Drive.
4/8/11 5:20 p.m. In a dog attack on Jefferson Parkway, a victim dog had to be taken to a vet, and the attacking dog's owner was notified of a potential violation.
4/8/11 5:47 p.m. A homeowner threatened to get his gun and shoot a man.
4/9/11 1:03 p.m. A pitbull on a leash is making people nervous at George Rogers Park by barking at other dogs and their owners.
4/9/11 2:31 p.m. An aggressive tailgater passed a woman driver and cut her off, then exchanged discouraging words with her.
4/9/11 3:12 p.m. A solicitor noticed a really bad smell coming from a house on Ash Street.
4/9/11 5 p.m. An elderly male motorist at McDonalds on Boones Ferry seemed confused and lost while driving over traffic cones.
4/9/11 5:12 p.m. A 13-year-old client punched another client at a youth facility and was referred to juvenile authorities for possible assault charges.
4/9/11 9:38 p.m. A man seems to be threatening, via his Facebook page, to spray graffiti following an argument with a woman last night in an apartment on Kerr Parkway.
4/9/11 11:31 p.m. A gaggle of juveniles left behind marijuana and a pipe in the bushes in front of a woman's house on Morning Sky Court.
4/10/11 3:19 a.m. A family was trying to catch up with a drunken woman out on a walk with her pitbull.
4/10/11 8:10 a.m. A disgusting scene on Yorkshire Court included a teddy bear hanging from a tree and sanitary napkins hanging all over a garage door. The culprit may be a 16-year-old boy who has been removed from the location and told not to call the residence or the daughter who lives there.
4/10/11 8:28 a.m. An elderly man became disoriented while visiting his son and began walking down the middle of the street on Glenmorrie Drive.
4/10/11 12:37 p.m. A woman's special rocks were spray painted yellow by a city crew on Hampton Court.
4/10/11 1:23 p.m. A man has been prevented from seeing his two children by their mother over the last several weeks. He is concerned they are not getting enough to eat.
4/11/11 8:44 a.m. Anthony Richard Webb, 22, registered as a sex offender.
4/11/11 9:45 a.m. Tenants are starting to creep out the owner of the house in which they are staying. He thinks they are hiding something, and his workers also think things are odd.
4/11/11 11:08 a.m. A woman is being followed down the street by a neighbor who blames her for his divorce.
4/11/11 4:11 p.m. A horn-honking motorist was tailgating another driver down Kruse Way.
4/11/11 6:54 p.m. A client of an adult foster home was missing after getting out of a car parked at the city library, and it was feared he was going to buy drugs. When he returned to the library he was turned over to Clackamas County Probation.
4/6/11 4:24 p.m. Unauthorized charges of $3,500 were made on a woman's credit card.
4/8/11 8:08 p.m. A missing pad and forged prescriptions resulted in an officer discovering eight counts of tampering with drug records.