Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
2/3/08 11:14 p.m. Serina Roush, 22, was arrested on Boones Ferry Road on suspicion of DUII.
2/3/08 8:35 p.m. On Ninth Street, the glove box of a Ford Taurus was left open and the car's title was reportedly taken.
2/4/08 4:03 p.m. A Volvo and pick-up on 10th Street were broken into and a stereo was taken. It was valued at $100.
2/7/08 7:37 a.m. An electronic trailer brake, valued at $300, was stolen from an unlocked Toyota Land Cruiser during the night.
2/7/08 8:59 a.m. A small amount of change, amounting to about $2, was taken from an unlocked Subaru on Amberwood Circle overnight.
2/7/08 9:48 a.m. A girl who attends Bryant Elementary School had her cell phone stolen and it was later seen for sale on Craigslist. She said its value was $500.
2/7/08 10:52 a.m. At Ritz Camera on Monroe Parkway, a Nikon D80 SLR camera was stolen. Its value was $900.
2/11/08 11:52 a.m. On Overlook Drive, there was a report of a Dell laptop stolen from a home.
2/3/08 4:12 p.m. On Sixth Street, a big screen TV and other items were stolen. There was no forced entry.
2/7/08 1:09 p.m. The license plates from a car on Morningview Circle were stolen, when the car was parked in a garage.
2/11/08 12:23 p.m. A boat house on Diamond Head Road was entered, when the door was kicked in. About $300 in damage was done.
2/11/08 1:18 p.m. A person on Matthew Court said a silver pick-up came into the neighborhood every couple days and parked across the street. Someone was smoking inside the pick-up. Police checked on the driver and found he was working on a roof in the area.
2/8/08 7:27 a.m. A burglar entered through an unlocked garage on Charles Circle and stole a computer, TV and miscellaneous items, all valued at $3,000.
2/8/08 10:45 a.m. At a house under construction on North Shore Road tools and copper wire were stolen. They were valued at $4,000.
2/3/08 1:29 p.m. There was a three-car accident at Kruse Way and Westlake Drive, with no injuries. One driver was cited for failing to avoid a stopped vehicle.
2/11/08 6:48 p.m. A white SUV was in a ditch near 10th Street and a blue pick-up pulled it out.
2/3/08 12:37 p.m. A black, male Labrador wearing a navy blue sweater with no collar or tags was found on Erickson Street. His owner vowed to accessorize the lab's ensemble with ID, so he would not be lost again.
2/3/08 3:34 p.m. A roommate was suicidal and had access to knives. The man was contacted and determined to not be a threat to himself. He said he was sad about his ex-girlfriend, who kept calling him.
2/3/08 7:47 p.m. Near Oswego Bay Apartments, a black Ford F150 almost ran several cars off the road and was speeding and weaving.
2/4/08 8:49 a.m. A woman's estranged husband left their 18-year-old and 16-year-old daughters alone while he was in Las Vegas.
2/4/08 11:06 a.m. An elderly woman said she walked into a location on Jean Road and was abused. She was returned to foster care.
2/4/08 1:10 p.m. A woman on Tanglewood Drive said she and her 5-year-old child were approached by a 'vicious pit bull' while they were walking a week earlier.
2/4/08 1:43 p.m. A woman said she was receiving unwanted phone calls from a homeless person whom she had allowed to stay at her place.
2/4/08 3:41 p.m. A man had received death threats by phone from a person he knew.
2/5/08 10:30 a.m. An officer contacted a woman who was trying to catch her dog, which had taken off after a squirrel.
2/5/08 12:28 p.m. Two suspicious people were going door-to-door on North State Street, not selling anything. An officer met with them, and they said they represented the Unitarian Church.
2/5/08 10 p.m. A man received a ride to Safeway, after his car was stolen in Wilsonville. Police gave him a lift to Lewis and Clark College.
2/6/08 12:31 p.m. Police received a report of an elderly female driver on Boones Ferry Road who appeared 'out of it' and left while the gas nozzle was still in her tank, pulling the hose out of the pump.
2/7/08 2:04 p.m. A person let a man who claimed to be a Comcast solicitor in a house on Greenridge Court. The homeowner said he later learned the solicitor was not from Comcast.
2/8/08 8:44 a.m. A woman's boyfriend's ex-wife had been contacting the state Department of Human Services filing false reports. She was advised to have her boyfriend file a report.
2/8/08 9:10 a.m. A brown and white beagle was running at large near Kruse Way.
2/8/08 9:17 a.m. There was an ongoing problem with speeding vehicles in the school zone near Boones Ferry Road and Douglas Way. A silver Toyota was seen speeding.
2/8/08 9:45 a.m. At the Shell station on A Avenue a person who appeared to be intoxicated was in a tan Toyota Camry.
2/8/08 12:40 p.m. A motorist would not move her vehicle on Douglas Way, so that the caller could move his 50-foot delivery truck. There were no violations, just a verbal dispute over what Miss Manners might say.
2/8/08 1:38 p.m. An officer disposed of a deceased rat.
2/9/08 9 p.m. At George Rogers Park, a group of seven to eight kids ran from a caller. Police contacted the kids and said they ran because they thought they were in trouble.
2/9/08 11:40 a.m. A Port-a-Potty had been on a neighbor's property on Middlecrest Road for two years and had just been moved onto the street. An officer told the construction contractor that the Port-a-Potty had to be moved or permits were needed.
2/9/08 12:37 p.m. A man was making suicide threats to his wife. He later said he wasn't contemplating suicide, he just wanted to win his wife back.
2/9/08 1:25 p.m. A man said he was receiving harassing e-mails and calls from his ex-wife. An officer contacted the ex and requested she make no further contact with him.
2/9/08 2:22 p.m. A driver in a green Toyota Tundra on Palisades Terrace Drive was seen trying to run a bicyclist off the road.
2/10/08 1:11 p.m. A Re/Max Realtor sign appeared to be in the right-of-way on Bryant Road. An officer checked and found there was no violation.
2/10/08 4:38 p.m. A man reported that there was a dead raccoon in his yard on Albert Circle and felt it was the city's responsibility to remove it. An officer assisted in the removal and advised him of ways to dispose of dead animals in the future.
2/10/08 8:33 p.m. A gold Mercedes had been parked on Ash Street for two or three days, and the dome light was on. Police said it looked like it was abandoned.
2/10/08 10:17 p.m. A resident on Fifth Street wanted to talk to police about bamboo that was being stolen, again, from her yard.
2/11/08 8:18 a.m. Several bullets were found in a parking lot on Kingsgate Avenue.
2/11/08 9:11 a.m. At the Roehr Park, graffiti was found on a restroom. The loss value was $500.
2/11/08 9:54 a.m. Three men came to a person's door on Hidalgo. The homeowner, who did not have a No Soliciting sign, opted not the answer the door.
2/11/08 10:08 a.m. A woman said her dog had been 'challenged' by four dogs at Waluga Junior High. She wisely averted the schoolyard show-down by walking away.
2/11/08 12:20 p.m. An officer checked the dog park on Atherton for parking violations and found none. He placed a temporary No Parking sign back upright.
2/11/08 2:33 p.m. Wanting to make police aware that she would be at a location in Mountain Park, a woman alerted police that she was moving items from a residence and was worried about an ex-boyfriend who had a history of abuse showing up.
2/11/08 2:48 p.m. The railroad arms were down for an extended period of time on Boones Ferry and Pilkington roads.
2/11/08 5:18 p.m. A suspicious female was in the center of A Avenue panhandling. Police checked with her, found she was OK and she moved along.
2/11/08 8:05 p.m. A man who was injured in a wrestling match was being violent and refusing to go to the hospital.
2/12/08 4:05 a.m. A blue VW Rabbit had been parked for three hours on Kruse Oaks Drive with its light on and no one in the vehicle.
2/8/08 1:56 p.m. A person's credit card was stolen and more than $1,800 in charges were made.
2/11/08 1:52 p.m. Several fraudulent checks were written in another person's name and cashed. An officer found that the value of the checks was $500.
2/11/08 3:33 p.m. A credit card was reactivated after a person had canceled it.