Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
3/18/08 12:25 p.m. A home on Carman Drive was broken into and a camcorder, video games, vodka, cash and Game Boys were stolen. The value was $1,000.
3/16/08 2:03 a.m. Douglas Joseph Harbaugh, 21, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Arbor Drive.
3/18/08 10:29 p.m. Patricia M. Berry, 44, was arrested on North State Street on suspicion of DUII.
3/19/08 2:38 a.m. Bre A. Peterson, 21, was arrested on McVey Avenue on suspicion of DUII.
3/15/08 10:06 a.m. A black Jetta was struck by another car, which left the scene on Twin Fir Drive. The car should have driver's side front-end damage. The damage to the victim's car was $300.
3/15/08 2:23 p.m. A caller said his car was rear-ended by a Subaru Forester. There was minor damage to the paint. Police found the Subaru driver and got him to exchange information.
3/19/08 5:29 p.m. There was a two-car, non-injury accident on Lakeview Boulevard. One driver was cited for failure to yield upon entering the roadway.
3/16/08 2:24 p.m. Tools were missing from the Lake Oswego Hunt Club.
3/16/08 6:14 p.m. A man on Jean Road reported that his bicycle had been taken a month earlier. He said it was a BMX bike.
3/17/08 8:40 a.m. A vehicle on Spinosa was entered overnight via an unlocked door. Three pairs of sunglasses and miscellaneous change were stolen.
3/17/08 12:51 p.m. A $3,000 loss was reported from a construction site on Pilkington Road.
3/15/08 3:42 a.m. A woman was heard yelling on Fernwood Drive. Mariel M. Johnson, 21, was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct.
3/18/08 12:24 p.m. Randolfo Franco Marroquin, 27, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor driving while suspended and no auto insurance.
3/15/08 1:29 a.m. There was a report of a man standing near Kerr Parkway, and he would not get out of the caller's way as he was walking on a path.
3/15/08 9:59 a.m. An open door was seen at an undisclosed residence. The door had been open all night and it turned out that the tenants were moving out.
3/15/08 12:30 p.m. A woman on Sixth Street said someone was tapping on her windows. She said she was too afraid to look outside and she had a no-contact order against her husband.
3/15/08 2:06 p.m. A caller said her son was missing and was last seen going to a peace march in Portland.
3/15/08 6:58 p.m. There was the smell of marijuana from a location on Del Prado. An officer checked and found people drinking beer and smoking cigarettes.
3/15/08 11:02 p.m. A male-female disturbance occurred on Cherry Lane. Police discovered that a woman was upset over her husband coming home at 11 p.m.
3/16/08 1:03 a.m. A customer was in a store on Pilkington Road talking about being very drunk and how he had been at a party. The subject was a passenger in a white car that then left.
3/16/08 8:05 a.m. A resident on Marylbrook Drive said someone had hit his house the night before. He thought rocks had been thrown at the house.
3/16/08 10:54 a.m. Near the liquor store on Monroe Parkway, a driver refused to stop for flaggers in a construction zone.
3/16/08 12:26 p.m. Near a McDonald's on Boones Ferry Road, there was a female who appeared to be 14 years old who was hitchhiking. She was picked up in a 1986 Subaru wagon. Police couldn't find the Subaru.
3/16/08 12:52 p.m. A woman reported that her husband beat her up while they were in Mexico. He was put in jail in Mexico and she was concerned that he would come after her. She was advised to get a restraining order.
3/16/08 1:18 p.m. A woman said she was receiving obscene phone calls from an unknown subject.
3/16/08 2:01 p.m. A car belonging to the boyfriend of a woman had been keyed overnight. It was parked at 1 Jefferson Parkway.
3/16/08 2:43 p.m. A female driver on Chandler Road was seen changing lanes abruptly and was unable to maintain her lane. The car was last seen at George Rogers Park.
3/16/08 5:23 p.m. A man with two kids and a dog was seen getting out of a Pontiac Grand Am carrying a rifle, on Stanford Road. He was taking his son out to try his new Daisy Red Rider BB gun.
3/16/08 6:10 p.m. An elderly woman was outside a caller's apartment, saying that she was locked out of her home across the street. The caller said she seemed confused. Police were unable to locate her.
3/17/08 11:45 a.m. A small, brown chihuahua was seen running in traffic on Kruse Oaks Drive.
3/17/08 12:19 p.m. On Westminster Drive, a man was seen walking down the street. The caller said he did not seem to belong in the area. The man, identified only as Gilberto, was contacted by police and said he was looking for landscaping jobs.
3/17/08 12:44 p.m. On Fifth Street, a caller said nearby homeowners frequently had trailers near their homes with people inside. Police contacted one of the trailer owners and they promised to have the trailer sold in two weeks.
3/17/08 2:55 p.m. A vehicle was seen speeding along A Avenue. The vehicle failed to stop at stop signs and stay in its lane.
3/17/08 3:32 p.m. A passer-by on McVey Avenue stopped to assist a disoriented female who did not know where she lived in a nearby apartment complex. She said she was waiting for her daughter.
3/17/08 3:42 p.m. A citizen brought a dog he found to the fire station on Jean Road. The dog did not have a microchip.
3/17/08 4:10 p.m. There was a suspicious person walking on Andrews Road. He was unshaven and wearing a black cap. He got in a Plymouth Voyager and left quickly.
3/17/08 5:20 p.m. Feeling that she was being followed by someone who might have the keys to her residence, a woman requested that police advise her of her options.
3/17/08 8:40 p.m. A woman on Kingsgate said she had received several phone calls from a blocked number. She said she was not answering the calls.
3/17/08 10:12 p.m. On Bryant Road, a possibly drunken driver was seen stumbling to her car. Police caught up with her and found she was not drunk.
3/18/08 12:28 p.m. A resident on Westview Court was selling his home and wanted options for sign placement.
3/18/08 12:26 p.m. A woman identified only as Ruth called police to say she was 'stuck in a hole,' according to a police report. Police found she was stuck between a couch and chair and helped her out.
3/18/08 1:19 p.m. At Forest Hills Elementary School, an officer retrieved balls that had gone over a fence and into neighbors' driveways.
3/18/08 2:38 p.m. A resident on Seventh Street wanted to talk to police about a neighbor's dog coming onto the person's property.
3/18/08 4:33 p.m. An unlicensed go-kart was seen on Iron Mountain Boulevard speeding up and down the street, going about 65 mph, the caller said.
3/18/08 4:34 p.m. Police received second-hand information of a moving truck hitting an overhead wire. Police determined it to be a phone line.
3/18/08 5:03 p.m. A well-groomed man wearing a tan sweater and slacks, with no I.D., was seen on Palisades Terrace Drive.
3/18/08 5:56 p.m. A subcontractor's truck working on Dellwood Drive was leaking water and causing a mess.
3/18/08 9:18 p.m. A driver was swerving and going fast on Carman Drive. An officer contacted the driver and found the driver and another person had been fighting.
3/18/08 11:59 p.m. On Eaglecrest Drive, an apartment resident complained that the neighbors were stomping on the floor.
3/19/08 9:55 a.m. Police received word of an injured coyote near Cabana Lane. An officer found that the coyote was limping, but moving around fine.
3/19/08 12:23 p.m. Juveniles who were seen skateboarding in a parking lot on A Avenue were asked to stop but they would not.
3/19/08 2:17 p.m. A woman on Fifth Street wanted to talk to police about her neighbor, who she said was stealing her bamboo perhaps to feed a family of Panda bears?
3/19/08 3:33 p.m. A reckless driver was seen on Kerr Parkway. The caller said it was the same driver who almost hit her daughter the day before at a bus stop near Kerr and McNary Parkway.
3/19/08 7:29 p.m. A man at a business on Boones Ferry Road was almost hit by a car after he refused service to the driver. It was an ongoing dispute, police found.
3/20/08 8:42 a.m. A pottery teacher at Lakeridge High School told police the school would be 'firing' the kiln that day and that might create smoke.
3/20/08 8:44 a.m. A resident on Tanglewood Drive said a nearby resident was allowing his dogs to run through Tanglewood Park without leashes.
3/17/08 3:03 p.m. A resident on Peters Road received a letter from a collection agency for an account the person never opened. The person called the collector, which asked for additional personal information.
3/18/08 10:04 a.m. A resident on Camden Lane said someone had stolen a check from 2001 and changed the date to 2007 and cashed it for $200.