Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
10/07/08 2:22 p.m. Kenneth Swicker, 38, was arrested on suspicion of three counts of violating a restraining order. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
10/07/08 10:04 p.m. Clarence Joseph Sia, 52, was arrested on suspicion of driving while suspended and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
10/11/08 2:39 a.m. Brian Joseph Orr, 45, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on a theft charge. He was taken to a Multnomah County jail.
10/11/08 1:14 p.m. John Paul Adamski, 27, was arrested on suspicion of probation violation and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
10/11/08 9:50 p.m. A 17-year-old was referred to a juvenile court on charges of underage alcohol possession after entering a vacant house.
10/12/08 5:47 a.m. Marilee Colleen Davis, 58, was cited, then released on suspicion of menacing.
10/12/08 12:03 p.m. James Eugene Faucette, 37, was arrested on suspicion of menacing and strangulation. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
10/12/08 1:00 p.m. Kean Lloyd Dillon, 47, was cited and released on suspicion of driving while suspended.
10/12/08 9:24 p.m. Juan Luis Aranguren-Giro, 43, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on charges of criminal trespass. He was taken to a jail in Multnomah County.
10/07/08 11:53 p.m. Jerry Cecil Reeves, 43, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Third Street. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail after refusing a breath test.
10/11/08 12:44 a.m. Michael R. Lehnert, 44, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on S.W. Childs Road. He was released to his wife at the scene.
10/12/08 12:07 a.m. Larry T. Ball, Jr., 48, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on McNary Parkway and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
10/06/08 5:44 p.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash on Lakeview Boulevard.
10/09/08 2:59 p.m. There were no injuries in a car crash at Overlook Drive and Stafford Road.
10/09/08 4:41 p.m. Injuries were unknown when a car drove into a ditch on Blue Heron Road.
10/10/08 6:47 a.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash on Country Club Road at Iron Mountain Boulevard.
10/10/08 9:51 p.m. A person accused of riding a bike into oncoming traffic had actually just fallen off of the bike. He was not seriously injured and required only a Band-Aid.
10/11/08 1:30 p.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash on Bangy Road.
10/08/08 3:49 p.m. A short and stocky-looking man stole packages from a doorstep on Dellwood Drive. Inside were two Wii gaming systems.
10/08/08 4:49 p.m. Scan cards for secured buildings and sunglasses were stolen from a car on Orchard Drive.
10/09/08 4:06 p.m. An American Express Card was reported lost. Only $2 had been charged to it.
10/10/08 3:54 p.m. A caregiver was found going through jewelry in a local home.
10/11/08 8:37 a.m. A passenger refused to pay his cab driver for a lift to a local hotel. Police arrived to negotiate the bill.
10/11/08 9:16 p.m. A mountain bike was stolen from an address on Boones Ferry Road.
10/10/08 7:42 p.m. A man broke into his ex-wife's home while she was away.
10/06/08 8:37 a.m. A homeowner returned from vacation to find a child's bike leaning near a garage door on Royce Way.
10/06/08 9:58 a.m. A boat and trailer were parked for two weeks on Park Road.
10/06/08 12:56 p.m. A woman who did not show up to work for nearly a month was fine, according to family members. Apparently just sick of going to work.
10/06/08 1:36 p.m. Two signs advertising a lost cat were removed from utility poles on Third Street.
10/06/08 2:07 p.m. A home on Haven Street had a broken window in it and the house was surrounded by junk.
10/06/08 3:57 p.m. Four windows were shot out of a house with a BB gun on Erickson Street.
10/06/08 4:24 p.m. A 14-year-old girl was reported as a runaway but later located and returned home.
10/06/08 7:05 p.m. A man who threatened suicide was taken to a hospital.
10/06/08 7:20 p.m. A woman reported her house was shaking on Fifth Street.
10/06/08 7:21 p.m. A woman sped off in a minivan after a confrontation with her ex-husband about money. He told police she tends to drive erratically when this occurs.
10/06/08 11:55 p.m. A loud machine could be heard for 45 minutes on Third Street. This turned out to be a pressure washer.
10/07/08 2:18 a.m. Someone rang the doorbell at a house on Falstaff Street, then tried to turn the doorknob.
10/07/08 2:25 a.m. A woman called police when a fearsome ex-boyfriend arrived at the door.
10/07/08 8:29 a.m. A channel 12 camera crew accidentally left a tri-pod at a gas station on South Shore Boulevard.
10/07/08 9:06 a.m. An obnoxious driver was tormenting commuters on Foothills Road, reportedly for the last year. Aggressive behavior included tailgating, cutting motorists off and driving fast.
10/07/08 9:34 a.m. A car sped backwards through the parking lot at Forest Hills Elementary School.
10/07/08 10:42 a.m. An employee received two obscene phone calls at a business on Jean Road.
10/07/08 10:48 a.m. A Rottweiler barked for two hours on Spruce Street.
10/07/08 10:52 a.m. Two vans were parked sideways on Centerpoint Drive, blocking other cars.
10/07/08 12:01 p.m. A black pug named Pugsley was reported missing on North Shore Road.
10/07/08 2:05 p.m. An apparent drunken driver turned out to be having a medical issue on Oswego Summit.
10/07/08 2:25 p.m. A sexual offense was reported.
10/07/08 6:41 p.m. A loose dog growled when approached on Royce Way.
10/07/08 6:48 p.m. Dog owners ended up in a spat at the dog park over an incident involving doggie discipline.
10/07/08 6:59 p.m. A man in his late 20s was sitting on a picnic table in Freepons Park. He seemed unfamiliar to the area.
10/07/08 7:00 p.m. A teen who had his cell phone turned off, presumably by his parents, was threatening to end up in jail over it.
10/08/08 10:43 a.m. A person was suspected of putting salt or sugar in the lock of a door on Vermeer Drive but this turned out to be weather-related corrosion. It was fixed with WD-40.
10/08/08 11:51 a.m. A micro-chipped dog named Tucker went missing without his collar on Laurel Street.
10/08/08 2:31 p.m. A bed was dumped at Bryant Woods Park, then a gutted elk.
10/08/08 3:34 p.m. A death by suicide was reported.
10/08/08 4:03 p.m. Family members were suspected of taking money from an Alzheimer's patient.
10/09/08 8:28 a.m. One student harassed another at Lakeridge High School.
10/09/08 8:49 a.m. Someone put trash in the back of a city truck on Second Street.
10/09/08 2:08 p.m. Pellet-sized holes were shot through a window on Boones Ferry Road.
10/09/08 2:47 p.m. A woman phoned police after a neighbor arrived at her Carman Drive home upset. Apparently two people from Portland State University were soliciting without a permit, causing great distress.
10/09/08 4:06 p.m. Gas was siphoned from a car on Lakeview Boulevard twice in two weeks.
10/09/08 5:50 p.m. A real estate sign was creating a hazard on Condolea Drive.
10/09/08 6:55 p.m. Someone had left a dog in a car for nearly six hours in a church parking lot on Jefferson Parkway.
10/09/08 10:10 p.m. Teens were running between two cars in a parking lot on Oswego Pointe Drive.
10/09/08 11:31 p.m. One man shoved another in the Albertson's parking lot on State Street, then got into a car and drove off.
10/10/08 12:45 p.m. Someone found a purse at Noah's Bagels on State Street.
10/10/08 1:42 p.m. A man was walking in traffic on Boones Ferry Road and carrying a wakeboard.
10/10/08 1:51 p.m. A mentally ill person was taken to a hospital.
10/10/08 2:14 p.m. A man in a blue Volkswagon apparently grabbled another driver, yelled racial comments at him, then slammed his arm in a door. This occurred on Briarwood Road.
10/10/08 2:41 p.m. Pry marks were spotted on both sides of a car's trunk on Meadows Road.
10/10/08 2:57 p.m. A pet dove flew into Vic's Auto Center on Boones Ferry Road.
10/10/08 5:11 p.m. A celebration at Waluga Junior High School prompted complaints about noise.
10/10/08 6:37 p.m. A death by suicide was reported.
10/10/08 7:33 p.m. A man who was messing with an ATM on Mercantile Drive had actually been hired to fix it.
10/10/08 9:00 p.m. Three girls were smoking in another person's car on McVey Avenue, then locked the owner out of the car.
10/10/08 10:29 p.m. Kids in front of a school on Greentree Road were yelling and screaming and just generally being too loud, a caller reported.
10/10/08 11:39 p.m. Five cars were parked perpendicular to the curb on Leafy Lane.
10/11/08 1:14 a.m. An intoxicated woman who was refused service at a local business left the establishment, then became lost.
10/11/08 9:00 a.m. Two people were sleeping in a car on First Street.
10/11/08 10:46 a.m. A driver in a white Hummer was accused of chronically speeding on River Run Drive.
10/11/08 7:30 p.m. A red car went whizzing down Bergis Road at an estimated 100 miles an hour.
10/11/08 7:54 p.m. Teens were wearing camouflage and black and walking on Oswego Summit.
10/12/08 2:35 a.m. A man who borrowed his girlfriend's car and did not return it told police he was too drunk to drive. He promised to bring it back in the morning.
10/12/08 3:46 a.m. A dog was barking for four hours on Aquinas.
10/12/08 4:12 a.m. A drunken person fell down a flight of stairs.
10/12/08 9:53 a.m. A brown Ford van was parked facing the wrong way on Bryant Road.
10/12/08 6:21 p.m. Reports of a baby crying on Frost Street led police to two juveniles, who quickly ran away.
10/12/08 9:40 p.m. A 16-year-old boy who threatened to hang himself over bad grades told police he was not serious about the threat.
10/12/08 9:42 p.m. Reports of a woman screaming in the woods turned out to be a coyote attacking a dog on Cervantes.
10/09/08 12:46 p.m. A woman who loaned money to her nanny received a check that bounced in exchange.
10/09/08 6:41 p.m. A local person who sent money to a stranger was part of a Nigerian scam that cost him $3,750.