Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
Note to readers: This is an abridged version of the Lake Oswego blotter. For the full log, including arrests, please see the print edition of your local newspaper.
5/24/11 12:23 p.m. A house on Tamaway Drive was burglarized of a camera and miscellaneous tools.
5/23/11 9:24 a.m. A bicycle thief took a huge haul from a back porch on Sixth Street, stealing items valued at $4,449. They included a Jamis Dragon 24-speed bicycle valued at $2,400, a Hardrock 15-inch 24-speed bike valued at $550, plus some expensive golf clubs.
5/23/11 11:09 a.m. A wallet was stolen at Crowne Plaza. It contained a Missouri driver's license, Social Security card and checkbook.
5/27/11 3 p.m. A vehicle was stolen from the lot of a dry cleaning establishment on Boones Ferry Road.
5/29/11 3:06 p.m. A purse and iPhone were taken from a Jeep at George Rogers Park. A thief smashed a window to get in.
5/23/11 5:48 a.m. It is feared a gaggle of baby ducks may have fallen into a roadway grate on Country Club Road.
5/23/11 6:30 a.m. Graffiti and inappropriate images were found on a wall on Royce Way.
5/23/11 8:43 a.m. Three dogs on Larch Street have been barking nonstop since the weekend. The owner, now back from being out of town, is taking action to curtail this bothersome behavior.
5/23/11 9:20 a.m. Graffiti by the gym and on two stop signs was reported at Lake Oswego Junior High School. All of it has been covered up by school staff, at a cost of $25.
5/23/11 12:31 p.m. Graffiti done in chalk was found on the back of a building at Lake Oswego Junior High School.
5/23/11 1:14 p.m. Instead of going to rehab as scheduled, a father is trying to take away a baby from its mother.
5/24/11 2:18 a.m. Now that Oswego Lake is again full, parties are taking place. One became worrisome due to its sheer noise and the sound of people possibly being thrown into the lake.
5/24/11 7:08 a.m. Ever since her ex-husband was spotted at her former home, a woman has been missing some items. The house is owned by one of her ex-husbands.
5/24/11 9:59 a.m. A gun lover misplaced two firearms, a Taurus and a Rossi, valued at $1,500.
5/24/11 1:05 p.m. A husband may be violating a restraining order by being in the vicinity of his wife's abode on Lords Lane.
5/25/11 3:14 a.m. A group of teens was heard yelling and screaming on Carman Drive.
5/27/11 3:07 p.m. On Meadows Road, one business owner keeps running a generator that sends fumes into the establishment of another business owner.
5/28/11 10:28 a.m. A border collie escaped from doggie daycare and was believed to be headed toward Millen-nium Plaza Park.
5/28/11 3:50 p.m. A man with possible dementia was found and returned home after briefly disappearing.
5/28/11 5:50 p.m. Three girls were found on the roof of Forest Hills Elementary School. They were not up to any mischief, they were just retrieving their ball.
5/28/11 11:39 p.m. A vehicle at Lakeridge High School was egged by a suspect driving a green Volkswagen with a loud muffler.
5/29/11 4:12 p.m. A heavy-set, middle-aged balding man is offering to repair car dents at a convenience store on A Avenue. A scam is suspected.
5/29/11 5:25 p.m. Four teenage boys were picked up for being at Waluga Junior High School without permission.
5/30/11 1:53 p.m. An 11-year-old girl went out of control at a youth facility and started being physically and verbally aggressive.
5/30/11 3:43 p.m. A magazine solicitor was going door-to-door on Erickson Street and asking residents, 'Where are the girls?' He was informed that he needed a business license.
5/23/11 5:45 p.m. An asset management company is seeking to commit fraud against a woman who lives in Nebraska.
5/24/11 2:18 p.m. A million-dollar prize was revealed to a man over the phone. He sincerely doubts this was authentic.
5/27/11 2:17 p.m. A man was defrauded of $1,000 in cell phones and service.