Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
5/12/08 1:57 p.m. Two juveniles were referred to the Clackamas County juvenile court system for possession of marijuana on school grounds at Lakeridge High School.
5/12/08 2:47 p.m. Brian Neal Watson, 37, was arrested on suspicion of theft and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
5/13/08 2:24 p.m. Thomas James Trapold, 39, was arrested on a warrant on suspicion of theft and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
5/14/08 3:45 p.m. Christopher Fulton, 62, was cited into Lake Oswego Municipal Court on suspicion of disorderly conduct.
5/15/08 10:03 p.m. Mariesa Carolyn Blackwell, 20, was charged on suspicion of assault, reckless driving and failing to perform the duties of a driver. She was taken to Clackamas County Jail.
5/19/08 2:15 a.m. Travis Pirl Hokanson, 30, was arrested on multiple warrants and lodged at the Multnomah County Jail.
5/13/08 7:31 a.m. A rock was thrown through the window of a business on Boones Ferry Road in an apparent burglary attempt.
5/13/08 9:10 a.m. Someone tried to get into a car on McVey Avenue by pulling the weather stripping off the window.
5/16/08 9:22 a.m. A possible burglar on Aquinas turned out to be a cleaning lady who did not have the code to the alarm.
5/14/08 6:12 p.m. Donald J. Wilson, 69, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Highway 43 and taken to Clackamas County Jail.
5/13/08 7:55 a.m. No one was hurt when two cars collided on North Shore Road.
5/13/08 2:15 p.m. There were no injuries in a car crash at Oswego Town Square on Monroe Parkway.
5/15/08 2:30 p.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash at Foothills Road and State Street.
5/12/08 8:34 a.m. A cell phone was stolen at Waluga Junior High School.
5/12/08 10:10 a.m. A fanny pack containing a wallet, credit cards and a business badge was stolen from a restaurant on Boones Ferry Road.
5/12/08 5:07 p.m. A local person's phone account was used to order $30,000 in equipment that was later sold on eBay.
5/13/08 2:56 p.m. A non-narcotic prescription was taken from an unlocked car on B Avenue.
5/13/08 3:11 p.m. A suspicious shopper at a store on Boones Ferry Road emptied two cash registers before leaving.
5/13/08 3:14 a.m. A misplaced wallet was stolen from a store on Boones Ferry Road.
5/14/08 2:37 p.m. A camera, jewelry and other items, valued at $52,000, were taken from a home on Cabana Lane.
5/15/08 11:11 a.m. Money was stolen from a business on State Street.
5/16/08 12:31 p.m. A person on a red bicycle was suspected of stealing $305 from the cash register of a business on A Avenue.
5/17/08 2:47 p.m. A wallet was taken from a store on Bryant Road.
5/12/08 9:06 a.m. Mailboxes were leveled on Boones Ferry Road.
5/12/08 12:45 p.m. A purported homeless camp, discovered on Iron Mountain, turned out to be an elaborate fort built by kids.
5/12/08 1:36 p.m. A large knife was spotted on Jean Road.
5/12/08 4:04 p.m. Roommates fought over the rent on Jefferson Parkway.
5/12/08 4:52 p.m. A reckless driver nearly ran another off A Avenue, then flipped the single-finger salute.
5/12/08 9:48 p.m. An electric car was sidelined on Maple Street, its battery dead.
5/13/08 2:35 a.m. A small dog that scratched on a door on D Avenue ran off when police arrived, then returned.
5/13/08 4:15 a.m. A person yelled obscenities from a pool on Kingsgate Avenue.
5/13/08 7:51 a.m. A suspicious person seen standing next to a Dumpster on Mercantile Drive was not up to wrongdoing, just working on a crossword puzzle while waiting for a doctor's appointment.
5/13/08 9:58 a.m. A man behind a bush on Lake Bay Court was working on an estimate for yard work.
5/13/08 2:25 p.m. Threatening text messages received by a local person turned out to be jokes sent by a friend.
5/14/08 7:37 a.m. An old terrier seemed confused on Jean Road.
5/14/08 8:37 a.m. A bucket was removed from Boones Ferry Road.
5/14/08 9:07 a.m. Eleven ducklings were rescued after falling into a storm drain on Boones Ferry Road.
5/14/08 10:25 a.m. A deer stood in the road on Parkview Drive.
5/14/08 11:35 a.m. An angry person damaged a car on Bryant Road.
5/14/08 1:12 p.m. A car on Bryant Road was infiltrated by a prankster, who left a rosary and a lock on its hood.
5/14/08 2:39 p.m. Two deer fawns were on the side of the road on Edgecliff Terrace.
5/14/08 4:38 p.m. A man sitting on an overpass on Boones Ferry Road appeared to be having a conversation with himself.
5/14/08 4:44 p.m. An 84-year-old man frightened neighbors by attempting to climb on his garden house.
5/14/08 5:02 p.m. A 16 year old ran away.
5/14/08 5:31 p.m. A 15 year old reportedly ran off in the same incident.
5/14/08 7:19 p.m. Ducks were charting a treacherous course across Highway 43.
5/14/08 8:38 p.m. A boat was revving its engine on the lake for a half-hour, aggravating Iron Mountain residents.
5/14/08 2:32 a.m. somebody tried to pry the gas meter off at Oak Creek Elementary School. Northwest Natural turned the gas off, averting the inevitable explosion.
5/15/08 10:58 a.m. A runaway 15 year old was found.
5/15/08 3:03 p.m. No one was around on Collins Way, where a red Subaru was conspicuously parked, its door open.
5/15/08 4:00 p.m. An elderly woman seen walking toward West Linn was not lost, as reported.
5/15/08 4:12 p.m. Kids jumped off the dolphins at Roehr Park for the inaugural summer swim.
5/15/08 5:00 p.m. Two boys seen throwing rocks at each other on Orchard Way turned out to be brothers fighting over clothes.
5/15/08 8:52 p.m. Two people acting suspiciously near cars on Bryant Road turned out to be their owners.
5/15/08 11:59 p.m. The sound of spray paint in the parking lot of a local McDonald's alarmed workers, who weren't informed of the fundraiser outside, which involved spray painting T-shirts.
5/15/08 12:42 a.m. A 13-year-old runaway was located.
5/15/08 12:56 a.m. A 15-year-old runaway was found.
5/16/08 8:14 a.m. Three coyotes were seen in the woods off Country Club Road.
5/16/08 9:00 a.m. A school bus broke down on Hallinan Street.
5/16/08 9:09 a.m. Someone threw a pill bottle out of a moving car, hitting a cyclist in the head on McVey Avenue.
5/16/08 12:32 p.m. A dog was left in a garage all day on Glen Haven Road.
5/16/08 3:48 p.m. A 16-year-old runaway returned home.
5/16/08 4:27 p.m. Kids headed into the woods off Rivers Edge Drive were suspected of smoking marijuana.
5/16/08 4:55 p.m. A local man found a dead turtle in his mailbox on Pfeifer Drive.
5/17/08 7:04 a.m. Twenty or 30 walkers were standing on State Street wearing orange vests.
5/17/08 9:11 a.m. Two Oregonian drivers spotted what they described as a large wolf on Eighth Street at D Avenue.
5/17/08 9:41 a.m. A feisty dog bit a human at the Lake Oswego Farmers' Market.
5/17/08 10:48 a.m. Also at the Farmers' Market, police aided in the search for a missing red wagon.
5/17/08 4:38 p.m. Juveniles firing a gun off the back deck of a home on McVey Avenue didn't have their hands on the real deal, just a pellet gun.
5/17/08 8:44 p.m. A garden hose was cut with some type of knife on Fourth Street, possible payback in a neighborhood dispute.