Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
4/5/08 11:33 p.m. Brent Dawson Gukeisen, 32, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on a charge of driving while suspended.
4/6/08 7:32 p.m. A 13-year-old was taken to the Clackamas County Juvenile Resource Center for possession of a graffiti implement and trespassing. Three accomplices ran off.
4/7/08 12:51 a.m. Joseph W. Burghardt III, 22, was cited and released for suspicion of driving while suspended, apparently on his birthday.
4/7/08 8:15 a.m. Troy Pearson, 39, was arrested for suspicion of probation violation, failing to carry and present a license and providing false information to a police officer.
Citations were also issued for driving while suspended, driving uninsured and failing to register a vehicle. Pearson was taken to Clackamas County Jail.
4/7/08 10:45 p.m. A local warrant was served on Derrek Otto Watson, 23, while he resides at the Multnomah County Jail.
4/8/08 12:36 p.m. Matthew Richard Ramey, 38, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on charges of DUII and resisting arrest. He was taken to the Multnomah County Jail.
4/9/08 6:38 p.m. Joseph Alan Turner, 35, was arrested for violating a restraining order and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
4/11/08 12:15 p.m. John Garrett Castello, Jr., 41, was arrested on suspicion of trespassing after being found on the railroad tracks and was taken to Clackamas County Jail.
4/12/08 1:36 a.m. Four juveniles were cited for curfew violations. Two were sent to the Clackamas County Juvenile Resource Center.
4/5/08 9:07 p.m. A person climbed through a window at Lake Oswego Junior High School to steal a router, valued at $150.
4/6/08 4:38 a.m. Someone broke into a business on McVey Avenue to steal $12 in coins.
4/7/08 9:55 a.m. A would-be burglar on Iron Mountain Boulevard rang the doorbell twice before smashing out a window. Nothing was taken when the homeowner interrupted the crime but police were unable to track the suspect.
4/7/08 2:20 p.m. A damaged door was reported at a business on Boones Ferry Road.
4/8/08 3:30 a.m. Drugs were stolen during a burglary at a pharmacy on Monroe Parkway.
4/8/08 3:31 a.m. Electronics were stolen during a burglary at a store on Monroe Parkway.
4/11/08 9:06 a.m. A building was entered overnight on Bryant Road and items inside were rummaged through.
4/12/08 2:04 a.m. Someone tried to enter a house on West Bay Road.
4/13/08 4:23 p.m. Someone else attempted to break into a house, drilling a dead bolt. Information about the location was withheld.
4/4/08 8:21 p.m. A customer at a gas station on Boones Ferry Road left without paying for gas.
4/6/08 8:18 p.m. Two pair of underwear were taken from an open house on Spinosa.
4/7/08 11:58 a.m. A four-piece silver set went missing from Greenridge Court.
4/7/08 12:52 p.m. Jewelry was stolen from a home on Park Road.
4/7/08 1:36 p.m. Patio furniture was taken from a boat house on North Shore Road.
4/7/08 4:52 p.m. Theft was reported from a storage unit on State Street.
4/8/08 10:13 a.m. A bike was stolen from Oak Creek Elementary School.
4/9/08 2:48 p.m. A gold ring with diamonds and rubies was stolen from a home on Oak Meadow Court.
4/10/08 10:58 a.m. An iPod, shoes and pills valued at $350 were stolen from a locker on Kruse Way Place, the lock cut.
4/10/08 3:42 p.m. Narcotics were missing from an apartment, where a neighbor was suspected of sneaking in.
4/10/08 6:50 p.m. Missing medications were also reported on Lake Front Road.
4/11/08 2:44 p.m. Twenty five tulips were stolen from a yard on Delenka Lane.
4/12/08 1:57 a.m. A car was reported stolen from Shireva Drive.
4/10/08 2:37 a.m. Keith Alan Baker, 45, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Boones Ferry Road and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
4/7/08 3:01 p.m. Injuries were unknown in a two-car crash that deployed at least one airbag on McNary Parkway.
4/4/08 7:57 a.m. Every morning a white car comes careening down McVey Avenue.
4/4/08 8:18 a.m. The potholes on Kingsgate Road are filling up with water.
4/4/08 12:51 p.m. An ill-tempered contractor threatened a client on a remodeling job.
4/4/08 2:14 p.m. An assortment of nails, food scraps and garbage was laying about on First Street.
4/4/08 3:53 p.m. A probable lunatic was wearing scrubs under clothes and claiming to have 'gotten away from the hospital' on Kerr Parkway.
4/4/08 5:31 p.m. A drunken woman on a TriMet bus didn't seem to know where she would go from Fourth Street.
4/4/08 6:03 p.m. Two men argued over a disabled parking spot on Bryant Road.
4/4/08 7:12 p.m. The drunken woman from the bus was given a destination: Hooper Detox.
4/4/08 10:57 p.m. Five cars gathered on Aspen Street, juveniles then walked toward a reservoir.
4/5/08 9:36 a.m. Michael Alan Swayze, 45, registered as a sex offender.
4/5/08 11:18 a.m. A dog was barking on Carman Drive.
4/5/08 11:32 a.m. Another dog was barking on Spruce Street. Given the distance, a conversation seemed unlikely.
4/5/08 6:15 p.m. Hours later, the dog on Carman Drive was still enthusiastically barking.
4/5/08 7:33 p.m. A man seen smoking, drinking and angrily sending text messages turned out to be a houseguest on Touchstone.
4/5/08 8:01 p.m. A person who was fired from his job on Bangy Road was yelling rather than leaving.
4/6/08 11:36 a.m. On Touchstone, an Obama campaign sign was replaced by a McCain campaign sign.
4/6/08 12:52 p.m. Four kids with a ladder tried to get a shoe off a power line.
4/6/08 6:36 p.m. Spousal abuse was reported.
4/6/08 9:04 p.m. More spousal abuse was reported.
4/7/08 5:44 a.m. A 14-year-old got the stink-eye from a stranger on Lake Grove Avenue.
4/7/08 6:57 a.m. Bright and early barking began on Spruce Street. Carman Drive? Are you out there?
4/7/08 7:27 a.m. A yelling man blocked an elevator in a building on Kerr Parkway.
4/7/08 11:06 a.m. A basset hound - 'Huckleberry Hound' according to the tag - roamed Furnace Street.
4/7/08 2:45 p.m. A dog-walker potty-trained its pet in the yard of a perturbed resident on Oak Street.
4/7/08 5:31 p.m. An infant was locked in a car on Boones Ferry Road.
4/7/08 6:26 p.m. A local person threatened suicide.
4/7/08 9:25 a.m. Tweakers cut the copper wiring in a building on Jean Road.
4/8/08 10:48 p.m. A suspicious man was loitering near a mailbox on Garibaldi.
4/8/08 11:20 p.m. A possible medication overdose was reported.
4/9/08 10:04 a.m. Adam Edward Stecher, 31, registered as a sex offender.
4/9/08 4:41 p.m. A guy with facial hair was itching to smoke some weed on State Street. Pipe anybody?
4/9/08 4:55 p.m. A discourteous driver threw a beer can and cigarette on Boones Ferry Road.
4/9/08 5:51 p.m. A dog was chronically off its leash on Hawthorne Drive.
4/10/08 6:50 a.m. A woman and baby were reported missing but found.
4/10/08 5:53 p.m. A gas cap was tampered with on McEwan Road.
4/10/08 4:51 a.m. A suicide attempt was reported.
4/11/08 7:07 a.m. Water was flowing down the street from a vacant house on Iron Mountain Boulevard.
4/11/08 3:21 p.m. A caller was smack-talking the daughter of the woman who answered.
4/11/08 5:36 p.m. Juveniles were caught fornicating in a car on Quarry Road.
4/11/08 6:13 p.m. A canine bowel movement instigated a shouting match on Boones Ferry Road.
4/11/08 7:54 p.m. A fight on Reese Road turned out to be a man having a loud phone conversation from his porch.
4/11/08 10:00 p.m. A woman was being followed by people playing loud music from a small car.
4/12/08 8:19 a.m. A toilet overflowed in a Roehr Park bathroom.
4/12/08 9:18 a.m. A careening truck struck a defenseless stand of bushes on Bryant Road.
4/12/08 1:35 p.m. A young pervert with a camera took photos of the Melrose Street girls.
4/12/08 2:21 p.m. A dead bird was spotted near the barbecue pits in George Rogers Park.
4/12/08 9:38 p.m. Gunshots reported on Larch Street turned out to be fireworks.
4/12/08 11:01 p.m. A gathering throng of teens, including one dressed like a tiger, intimidated passers-by on A Avenue.
4/13/08 3:14 a.m. A man looked suspicious on the side of Berwick Road, standing next to a car with a gas can.
4/13/08 3:24 p.m. Armed teens were only packing pellet guns in the back of a truck on Iron Mountain Boulevard.
4/13/08 3:32 p.m. An elderly and screaming woman on Sixth Street was agitated about lawnmower noise.
4/13/08 6:48 p.m. A go-cart driver was cautioned to wear a helmet on Pilkington Road.
4/4/08 11:18 a.m. A local person who advertised rental property on Craigslist noticed a duplicate listing requesting rent money be sent elsewhere.
4/7/08 9:38 a.m. Identity theft reportedly took a local person for $25,000.
4/7/08 11:44 a.m. Fake money-grams were arriving in the mail on Royal Oaks Drive.
4/7/08 11:48 a.m. A bank card and pin were stolen for insurance purposes.
4/8/08 2:09 p.m. Credit card fraud was reported.
4/9/08 9:09 a.m. Fraudulent use of a credit card was reported on Spinosa.
4/9/08 9:12 a.m. Identity theft was reported on Lakeview Boulevard.
4/11/08 9:49 a.m. Multiple incidences of identity theft were reported by a local business.
4/11/08 9:21 p.m. An ex-boyfriend was using the stolen checks and debit cars of his former partner.