Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
· 4/9, 12:52 p.m.; Cassandra J. Brush, 19, 23580 Johnson Road: arrested in the 22000 block of Willamette Drive and charged with theft in the first degree. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $1,500 bail.
· 4/12, 5:46 p.m.; Karen K. Simmers, 42, 21310 Willamette Drive: arrested at home and charged with two counts of driving while suspended - misdemeanor. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $7,500 bail.
· 4/13, 5:22 a.m.; Two juveniles were taken into custody in the 18000 block of Lower Midhill Drive and charged with minor in possession of alcohol. They were referred to juvenile authorities.
· 4/14, 3:17 a.m.; Moises C. Sierra, 32, Gresham: arrested on southbound I-205 at the rest area and charged with identity theft, giving false information to an officer, failure to carry and present a valid driver's license and not having liability insurance. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $61,000 bail.
· 4/11, 9 p.m.; Timothy R. Lozier, 38, Portland: cited and released in the 22000 block of Willamette Drive on a Multnomah County warrant for discharging a firearm in the city and reckless endangerment. He was cited to a Portland court next Monday.
· 4/12, 1:16 a.m.; Mathew L. Ballard, 37, 2070 Doral Court: arrested at home on a Polk County failure-to-appear warrant for driving while intoxicated. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $10,000 bail.
· 4/12, 9:36 p.m.; Pavel A. Samsonov, 22, Portland: arrested on northbound I-205 on a Clackamas County warrant for driving while intoxicated. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail on $10,000 bail.
· 4/14, 10:33 p.m.; Erin M. Everett, 18, 525 Springtree Lane: arrested on northbound I-205 near Hwy. 99E on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. She was transported to the Clackamas County Jail where she was cited and released.
TICKET BUT NO JAIL
· 4/13, 5:22 a.m.; Julian B. Garcia, 24, 18445 Lower Midhill Drive, was cited and released at home for providing the premises for the consumption of alcohol by minors.
· 4/14, 10:33 p.m.; Justin J. Green, 20, Gladstone, was cited and released on northbound I-205 at Hwy. 99E for minor in possession of alcohol by consumption.
THIEVES IN ACTION
· 4/9, 1:28 p.m.; A woman living in the 2600 block of Snowberry Ridge Court reported that an iPod was stolen from the skate park two weeks ago.
· 4/10, 11:47 a.m.; A woman living in the 2100 block of Club House Drive reported that upscale clothing was taken from her vehicle overnight.
· 4/11, 10:23 a.m.; A man living in the 20000 block of White Cloud Circle reported the overnight theft of a $189 chainsaw from his carport.
· 4/11, 11:03 a.m.; A man living in the 4100 block of Summerlinn Drive reported the theft of his 1989 vehicle.
· 4/13, 1:39 p.m.; A woman living in an apartment in the 1600 block of Village Park Place reported that her roommate moved and took some of her belongings. Police are investigating the case as theft in the first degree.
· 4/10, 7:49 p.m.; A man living near Garden and Hood streets reported juveniles skateboarding in the area and likely causing a traffic problem. An officer contacted the juveniles, and the youths said they would leave the area.
· 4/10, 7:49 p.m.; A woman living in the 3400 block of Parker Road reported juveniles skateboarding in Tanner Creek Park. They were advised to move to the skate park.
· 4/11, 2 p.m.; A woman called police to report several juveniles skateboarding and jumping over a sign. They were told to 'move along.'
· 4/11, 6:39 p.m.; A man living near Tanner Creek Park reported two teen-age boys riding motorcycles in the park after riding in the street, but police were unable to locate the illegal youths.
· 4/11, 11:07 p.m.; A man living near Rosemont Ridge Middle School reported juveniles in the parking lot being loud. An officer sent them all home.
· 4/12, 12:41 p.m.; A man living near Tanner Creek Park reported more than a half-dozen juveniles in the skate park on bicycles. But when an officer arrived, there were no bikes in the skate park.
· 4/12, 1:42 p.m.; An Alpine Drive resident reported seeing some juveniles smoking what appeared to be marijuana on a nearby walking path. But when an officer arrived, there were no juveniles visible.
· 4/15, 11:07 a.m.; A woman living in the 2200 block of Buck Street reported a young, shoeless child wandering along Hwy. 43 while throwing rocks at cars. An officer took the child home to his grandfather and discussed the situation.
· 4/15, 6:57 p.m.; A man living in the 24000 block of Miles Drive was out running and some juveniles in a SUV attacked him with firecrackers and a smoke bomb. Using the license plate number, an officer contacted the parents of the juvenile driver. His parents promised that they would impose proper punishment on the youth.
· 4/13, 10:04 a.m.; A man living in the 4200 block of Imperial Drive reported that his car was keyed overnight, possibly the result of a dispute between his son and one of his former friends.
THEY'RE ALL ANIMALS
· 4/15, 4:04 p.m.; An officer attempted to catch a dog running at-large near Britton Street and Willamette Falls Drive, but the dog won the race to its home in the 1400 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
· 4/9, 8:34 a.m.; A man who lives in the 5200 block of West A Street reported that a SUV was parked on the street blocking his driveway. An officer checked the man's complaint and decided that the parking he complained about was not restricted, not blocking and that the officer has noticed that 'everyone parks at that location, even (the man who complained).'
· 4/9, 1:27 p.m.; A woman who works at a business on Dollar Street reported harassing telephone calls from a 40-something ex-employee, including an anonymous call to the county about an alleged electrical code violation. The woman told police that the situation with the ex-employee is escalating, and police gave her advice.
· 4/10, 1:59 p.m.; A woman living in the 19000 block of Wildwood Drive reported that two people came to her door and asked if this was the home that was for sale on Yahoo. The woman told police that the pair weren't threatening, but her house has never been for sale on the Internet. She asked for extra patrols.
· 4/11, 3:28 a.m.; A woman living in the 1200 block of Stonehaven Court reported that even at this late hour, her husband had not come home. The woman's husband arrived at home while she was talking with police. But he must not have stayed more than a few minutes because the woman called police that night after dark and said that her husband hadn't been at home since 4 a.m. that morning.
· 4/12, 3:31 a.m.; A woman living in the 2800 block of Rainier Place told police that she heard someone in her backyard, but an officer found nothing unusual around her home.
· 4/14, 2:57 p.m.; A woman living in the 4200 block of Imperial Drive told police that she found a bottle on her porch that looks like a 'Molotov Cocktail.' An officer said it appeared that someone was trying to scare her. The officer disposed of the 'firework,' and promised extra patrols.