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Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:

9/2/08 11:05 p.m. Leland Myles Schider, 25, was arrested on suspicion of driving while suspended and taken to Clackamas County Jail.

9/4/08 11:20 a.m. Ranajo Lanz, 39, was arrested on suspicion of assault and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.

9/4/08 11:37 a.m. Christopher Patrick McMahon, 32, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on charges of harassment and disorderly conduct. He was taken to a jail in Multnomah County.

9/4/08 1:33 p.m. Lisa Elizabeth Womack, 38, was cited and released on suspicion of theft.

9/4/08 8:44 p.m. Joseph Gilman, 19, was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.

9/4/08 10:10 p.m. Korrina Nell Ward, 37, was arrested on suspicion of assault and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.

9/6/08 8:04 a.m. Joaquin Avendano Torralaba, 36, was cited and released on suspicion of driving while suspended.

9/7/08 10:22 p.m. Karen Joan Boyd, 43, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear in court on unspecified charges. She was already in a jail in Multnomah County.

9/3/08 4:17 p.m. A local home was burglarized, possibly through a pet door. A laptop was stolen.

9/4/08 10:51 a.m. Medication and cash were taken during a burglary on Oriole Lane.

9/5/08 4:49 p.m. A lock was tampered with at a home on McVey Avenue. A dog inside was let loose.

9/5/08 7:26 p.m. A burglary was reported on Centerwood Street. No other information was available.

9/3/08 9:33 p.m. Mandie L. O'Brien, 43, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Kruse Way and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.

9/7/08 11:36 p.m. Robert Cleveland Goodwin, Jr., 61, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on A Avenue and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.

9/2/08 2:38 p.m. A battery and tools fell out of a car headed down I-5.

9/2/08 4:45 p.m. There were injuries reported in a single-car crash on Terwilliger Boulevard.

9/3/08 4:21 p.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash at Boones Ferry and Country Club roads.

9/4/08 9:43 a.m. There were no injuries in a crash between a bicyclist and a car on Country Club Road.

9/4/08 2:10 p.m. No one was hurt when one car backed into another on Bryant Road.

9/4/08 2:56 p.m. A pedestrian and dog were injured when struck by a car in a crosswalk on Foothills Road.

9/5/08 6:29 p.m. No one was injured when three cars collided on Highway 43.

9/6/08 9:07 p.m. There were no injuries when a car hit a drop box on State Street.

9/2/08 11:23 a.m. A flat screen television set was stolen from Pilkington Road.

9/2/08 11:44 a.m. A sleep apnea machine was stolen from a car on Bangy Road.

9/3/08 4:21 p.m. Jewelry and medications were taken during an open house at a home for sale.

9/4/08 6:12 a.m. A camera and wallet were taken from a car on Haven Street.

9/4/08 6:45 a.m. An iPod was taken from a car on Haven Street.

9/4/08 7:08 a.m. A third theft from a car on Haven Street was also reported. No details were made available.

9/4/08 8:50 a.m. Mail was reported stolen from Tualatin Lane.

9/4/08 8:57 a.m. Tools were taken from a car on Lakeview Boulevard. They were valued at $340.

9/4/08 9:59 a.m. CDs valued at $400 were taken from a car on Lakeview Boulevard.

9/4/08 10:11 a.m. Landscape lights were taken from a backyard on Goodall Road.

9/4/08 6:31 p.m. Two cars were broken into overnight on Cobb Way. Stolen were items from the glove boxes.

9/6/08 4:39 p.m. A car was broken into on Lake Haven Drive.

9/7/08 7:02 a.m. A cell phone, cash and credit cards were taken from a car on Frost Lane.

9/7/08 11:50 a.m. An iPod, cash and other items were taken from a car on Hillshire Drive.

9/7/08 2:21 p.m. Campaign signs for John McCain were taken from a lawn on Tenth Street.

9/7/08 5:14 p.m. Two cars were broken into on Frost Lane.

9/1/08 1:08 a.m. A bleeding person showed up on the porch of a home on Foothills Drive, having just been assaulted.

9/1/08 1:02 p.m. A rottweiler was sitting on the lawn of a home on Washington Court.

9/1/08 1:28 a.m. Boozing juveniles were interrupted by police at a party on Blue Heron Road. Nine or more were ticketed for underage drinking.

9/2/08 6:36 a.m. Flyers were taken out of a for sale box and scattered all over Ninth Street. Outdoor lighting was also damaged.

9/2/08 9:20 a.m. Expired Visa and insurance cards were found in a ditch on Eaglecrest Drive.

9/2/08 9:30 a.m. Furniture, bags of clothing and a toilet were sitting on the lawn of a home on Harvey Way.

9/2/08 11:01 a.m. Tires were slashed on a car on Parrish Street.

9/2/08 12:55 p.m. Menacing was reported on Kruse Oaks Drive.

9/2/08 1:45 p.m. Friends requested a welfare check when a local woman could not be contacted at her door because she was sleeping.

9/2/08 2:02 p.m. Two people in a truck appeared to be smoking marijuana on Oakridge Court.

9/2/08 2:48 p.m. Rock-throwing kids who were nabbed by a driver on Kruse Way were actually just throwing pine cones.

9/2/08 4:49 p.m. Suspicious-looking juveniles were climbing a ladder on State Street.

9/2/08 9:55 p.m. A 12-year-old boy tried to run away from home following a dispute over cookies.

9/3/08 8:08 a.m. A refrigerator with a 'free' sign on it worried a passer-by, who saw it as a potential suffocation chamber on Tamaway Drive.

9/3/08 8:52 a.m. The battery on a speed trailer had been dead for three days on Bryant Road.

9/3/08 8:59 a.m. A small red car was speeding down Bergis Road.

9/3/08 9:16 a.m. A police car backed into a face-in-only parking spot on A Avenue.

9/3/08 9:19 a.m. High school kids were loitering and smoking on Monroe Parkway.

9/3/08 11:45 a.m. A man was trying to sell cartons of cigarettes, coffee mugs and Corona beer to customers in the parking lot of a store on Boones Ferry Road. He was apparently saving up to buy a guitar.

9/3/08 11:58 a.m. A woman reported a stalking on Foothills Drive.

9/3/08 1:36 p.m. Three suspicious-looking people camped out behind a building on Jean Road, then stood around praying.

9/3/08 4:24 p.m. An alley was overgrown with blackberries and laurel behind Tenth Street, scratching a car that passed through.

9/3/08 4:26 p.m. A car that had been parked for six months or more was being overcome by weeds on Kilkenny Drive.

9/3/08 6:03 p.m. Police investigated an open mailbox on Fielding Road.

9/4/08 11:31 a.m. A blonde woman in a red Porsche parked in a handicapped parking spot.

9/4/08 12:36 p.m. A wandering dog on Bryant Road was not on the loose, just elderly. It was walking about half a block behind its owner, struggling to keep up with the pace.

9/4/08 12:39 p.m. A boy who had just received his driver's license was reportedly driving other juveniles around.

9/4/08 7:12 a.m. Water was trickling from a meter on Greensborough Court.

9/4/08 8:12 p.m. A young man in a dark-colored sports car pulled over on State Street, then proceeded to run back and forth between a flower pot.

9/5/08 1:12 a.m. A drunken person was wandering in the street near the Lake Corp.

9/5/08 9:27 a.m. Four strolling kids appeared to be smoking marijuana from a pipe on Sunnyhill Drive.

9/5/08 10:06 a.m. Weeds were as tall as the fence on Crestview Drive.

9/5/08 10:49 a.m. Tires were slashed on a car at The Terraces condominiums.

9/5/08 1:02 p.m. A prowler in a yard on Village Drive turned out to be the meter man.

9/5/08 1:42 p.m. A dog was left inside a car on Mercantile Drive.

9/5/08 4:17 p.m. Three small children were running naked in Millennium Plaza Park.

9/5/08 5:04 p.m. A drunken woman got on a bus on A Avenue.

9/5/08 7:09 a.m. Two pre-pubescent boys were punching a bus shelter on Greenridge Drive.

9/5/08 7:15 p.m. One of two children playing chicken with cars on Country Club Road turned out to be a 25-year-old man. His accomplice was, indeed, a 12 year old.

9/5/08 7:46 p.m. People in a red SUV tried to buy heroin on Greentree Road.

9/6/08 8:10 p.m. Someone was cutting bushes with a chainsaw on Glenmorrie Road.

9/6/08 8:38 a.m. Police assisted in catching a loose dog on Crestview Drive.

9/6/08 1:17 p.m. Several people were stuck in the elevator in the Lake View Village parking garage.

9/6/08 3:39 p.m. A citizen reported a dog bite on Canal Circle.

9/7/08 2:20 a.m. A couple got into an argument at a bar on Monroe Parkway.

9/7/08 9:04 a.m. A 15 year old received text messages from an older male.

9/7/08 7:48 p.m. Six kids appeared to be smoking pot behind the school near Jean Road.

9/1/08 10:55 a.m. A customer tried to use a credit card that didn't work, then ran out of a local store.

9/3/08 10:51 a.m. A woman was threatened with a lawsuit over a car loan and college paperwork.

9/3/08 2:43 p.m. A local person reported check fraud.

9/4/08 10:11 a.m. Someone withdrew a large sum of money from a line of credit without authorization.

9/4/08 8:53 a.m. A person reported a missing check.

9/4/08 10:01 p.m. People tried to use fraudulent gas cards at a gas station on A Avenue.