Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
· 3/7, 8:32 p.m.; A juvenile was arrested on a Clackamas County warrant for unauthorized use of a vehicle. He was lodged in the Donald E. Long facility without bail. He also was listed as a runaway from Portland.
· 3/11, 6:43 p.m.; Lisa L. Olenik, 44, 5709 Broadway: arrested on northbound I-205 at Hwy. 99E on a warrant from Fort Pierce, Fla., for a probation violation for grand theft. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.
· 3/11, 6:43 p.m.; Arnold A. Olenik, 43, 5709 Broadway: arrested on northbound I-205 at Hwy. 99E on a warrant from Fort Pierce, Fla., for a probation violation for grand theft. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.
· 3/7, 2:16 a.m.; David M. Zatarian, 28, Vancouver, Wash.: arrested on I-205 near Hwy. 99E on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was transported to the Clackamas County Jail where he was cited and released.
TICKET BUT NO JAIL
· 3/6, 5:34 p.m.; Louis W. White, 43, Sandy, was cited and released near Mill Street and Willamette Drive for driving while suspended - misdemeanor.
· 3/8, 10:49 p.m.; Brian J. Heimark, 28, Tualatin, was cited and released on southbound I-205 near 10th Street for driving while suspended - misdemeanor.
THIEVES IN ACTION
· 3/10, 9:47 a.m.; A resident of the 1100 block of Ryan Court reported the March 7 theft of a large grey recycling bin.
· 3/10, 11:50 p.m.; A man living in the 1300 block of High Touch Street reported that his 14-year-old car was taken sometime March 9.
· 3/11, 8:30 a.m.; A man living in the 19000 block of Rydman Court told police that a ring had been taken during the process of moving to West Linn from southern California between December 2007 and February 2008.
· 3/11, 11:30 a.m.; A man living in the 17000 block of Willamette Drive reported that checking and savings accounts had been opened using his personal information. He also said that his credit card had been used without permission.
· 3/5, 3:50 p.m.; A woman living in the 5700 block of River Street reported that her home had been paintballed. After cleaning the paint off, she determined that there was no permanent damage.
· 3/6, 10:13 p.m.; A man living in the 4200 block of Riverview Drive called police dispatch to say he had found two bags on fire on his porch. He said he put the fires out, and would contact an officer with information on suspects.
· 3/7, 12:56 a.m.; A woman driving on 10th Street near I-205 reported that a pickup truck hit her vehicle and drove away. Police were unable to locate the hit-and-run vehicle or driver.
· 3/7, 1:25 p.m.; A resident living near Tanner Creek Park reported that several juveniles were skateboarding on the picnic tables. An officer warned the kids, and they left the area.
· 3/7, 5:24 p.m.; A resident living near Debok Road and Village Park Place reported that three teen-agers were running in front of cars. Police were unable to locate the youths.
· 3/8, 4:17 p.m.; A resident living near Tanner Creek Park reported that several juveniles are skateboarding on the picnic tables. An officer could not find the youths.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
· 3/5, 4:39 p.m.; A woman who lives in the 22000 block of Skyview Drive reported that she had been in a confrontation with her next-door neighbor, and out of fear asked police for extra patrols.
· 3/6, 5:12 p.m.; A woman walking near Maxfield Drive and Parker Road reported seeing a 20-something man lying in the grass and bushes behind a business that faces Salamo Road. The man was carrying a sleeping bag and backpack, but an officer was unable to locate the suspicious man.
· 3/6, 9:21 p.m.; A man called to say that he was locked inside Robinwood Park. Police rendered assistance to the 22-year-old, who apparently had lost track of time.
· 3/7, 6:58 a.m.; A man called to say he had driven into a tree in the 3400 block of Riverknoll Way and asked for police assistance and a tow truck.
· 3/7, 12:21 p.m.; A woman called to say that a propane tank was in the middle of the road in the 5000 block of Territorial Drive. But an officer was unable to locate the tank. A half-hour later, another caller reported the same propane tank in the same location. This time, an officer located the tank and left a message at the residence where it was believed to belong.
· 3/7, 8:22 p.m.; A woman called police because she was afraid to go into her home in the 19000 block of View Drive. She had come home and found the front door open. Police checked the home and could not find evidence that anyone had entered. The resident had possibly left the door open.
· 3/7, 10:23 p.m.; A woman living in the 1800 block of Buse Street called police because someone was trying to open the front door to her home. She said she saw the knob turn a few times. Officers were unable to locate anyone outside.
· 3/8, 4:59 a.m.; A passerby with a cell phone told police that an elderly man was standing outside Rosemont Ridge Middle School in his pajamas. Police returned the man to his residence.
· 3/8, 4:59 p.m.; A resident of the 1900 block of Hall Street reported digging behind a home and hitting a city water line. An on-duty city employee was called to assist.
· 3/8, 9:11 p.m.; A woman living in the 2400 block of Southslope Way reported what sounded to her like a huge gang fight. Officers discovered what they called, 'a harmless football game.'
· 3/8, 11:40 p.m.; A woman living in the 6400 block of Evergreen Drive reported that her neighbor is on vacation, and she just saw a light turn off inside the residence. When police went to the home, they discovered the homeowner still at home.
· 3/9, 7:53 a.m.; A woman reported to police that she had found a backpack containing a wallet at Cedaroak Primary School. Police located the owner and returned the backpack and wallet.
· 3/9, 9:09 p.m.; A woman reported to police that her boyfriend's ex-wife is on her way to her home to pick up the kids, and she is afraid of her - judging from past experiences. While she was on the phone with an officer, the ex-wife arrived. Both were advised to part company peacefully.
· 3/10, 12:01 a.m.; A passerby near Arbor Drive and Hwy. 43 reported that a man was running around who possibly was intoxicated. The witness said the man fell into a ditch. Police located the 24-year-old man and transported him to the Hooper Detox Center.
· 3/10, 9:58 a.m.; A woman living in the 2100 block of Maple Terrace asked for extra patrols at all hours because her ex-husband is back in town. He allegedly has a history of violence toward her and her children. Police, who will offer extra patrols, suggested never leaving the children alone - even walking to the school bus stop.
· 3/10, 7:41 p.m.; Police received an anonymous report of illegal fishing near the paper mill, but officers were unable to locate anyone fishing.
· 3/11, 7:51 a.m.; A West Linn woman told police that her son has a bad temper, and he has punched a hole in a wall and left the home. The woman asked that the SRO at the high school talk with him.