Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
11/3/08 2:46 p.m. Juan Francisco Medina Valdes, 41, was arrested and lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of driving while suspended.
11/4/08 4:20 p.m. David Benjamin Vickery, 23, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and lodged at Clackamas County Jail.
11/5/08 1:33 p.m. Nathaniel Kimo Entriken, 23, was charged with theft and lodged at Clackamas County Jail.
11/5/08 2:39 p.m. Walter Arnold Schroeder, 48, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and lodged at Clackamas County Jail.
11/6/08 9:30 a.m. Chris A. Reynolds, 42, was cited and released on suspicion of theft.
11/6/08 11:52 a.m. Barbara J. Reynolds, 48, was cited and released on suspicion of negotiating a bad check and theft.
11/7/08 9:29 a.m. Shawn E. Tripp, 30, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on charges of DUII and lodged at the Clackamas County Jail.
11/8/08 4:43 p.m. Michael Corey Hackett, 18, was cited and released on suspicion of endangering the welfare of a minor.
11/9/08 2:10 p.m. Joseph A. DeGregorio, 49, was arrested on suspicion of driving while suspended and tampering with physical evidence. He was taken to the Washington County Jail.
11/3/08 7:00 a.m. A duffle bag and other contents were taken from a vehicle after its passenger window was broken.
11/3/08 9:18 a.m. A backpack with contents worth $300 was taken, including books and a calculator.
11/4/08 3:41 p.m. Juveniles were caught breaking into a locker room and breaking into lockers. The suspects left on foot, while the swim team went looking for them.
11/4/08 6:05 p.m. A Sim card was stolen from a locker room at Waluga Junior High. In addition, some students said their backpacks had been rummaged through.
11/5/08 8:56 a.m. A silver iPod touch, silver Verizon cell phone and drivers license were taken from a locker room at Lake Oswego High School.
11/6/08 12:48 p.m. A man paid for gas, then took off with the hose still in his vehicle, causing $450 worth of damage to the pump.
11/7/08 9:41 a.m. A digital camera went missing from a home on Streamside Drive.
11/9/08 12:43 a.m. Tires were slashed on a car on Upper Drive, then a person in a black sweatshirt was seen running away. A CD player and 80 CDs were also taken.
11/9/08 12:51 p.m. A leafblower, lawn edger and earphones were taken from a garage on Cascara Lane.
11/9/08 3:03 p.m. Two gold earrings were taken from a woman on Pilkington Road.
11/4/08 10:04 a.m. A residence was entered via a back sliding door and a black leather sectional sofa was taken.
11/7/08 12:42 p.m. There were no injuries when a parked car rolled into a yard on Andrews Road.
11/8/08 5:36 p.m. No one was hurt when a car slid on wet leaves and went into a bank, striking a tree on Hallinan Street.
11/8/08 12:30 p.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash on State Street.
11/9/08 2:29 a.m. There were no injuries when a car became stuck in the mud on State Street in front of the Kaady Car Wash.
11/8/08 2:21 a.m. Aigul Muratovna, 36, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on State Street and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/8/08 6:58 p.m. Scott C. Crawford, 33, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Kruse Oaks Drive and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/3/08 7:27 p.m. A man made threats to a seller after being sold a vehicle with mechanical problems.
11/4/08 1:34 a.m. A woman said she is scared because the little girl next door damaged her gate so she cannot close it or lock it.
11/4/08 9:49 a.m. The illegal posting of '1-800-GOT-BUGS' signs was reported.
11/04/08 9:52 a.m. A juvenile at Lake Oswego High School was caught smoking marijuana on the school grounds. An officer seized a pipe and marijuana and released the juvenile to parents.
11/4/08 10:08 a.m. The illegal posting of 40 'Gordon Smith' signs was reported on Kruse Way. An officer removed approximately 75 signs.
11/4/08 7:49 p.m. A woman reported a male driver tried to run her off the road and was tailgating, speeding and weaving back and forth.
11/4/08 7:58 p.m. A woman named Jade tried to sell perfume to two men in a parking lot.
11/4/08 Police were contacted after a neighbor heard sounds of screaming and thuds. An officer check found that all was OK and that the kids were doing cartwheels.
11/5/08 1:15 p.m. A woman advised that her husband, a man with a muscular build, had extreme anger issues. She was referred to Clackamas County for a restaining order.
11/6/08 8:46 p.m. A suspicious fire was reported on Bay Creek Drive.
11/7/08 1:00 a.m. A drunken person was seen stumbling down Boones Ferry Road.
11/7/08 1:33 a.m. When investigating a report of voices and bottles clanking from the bushes next to a super-market, officers cited two minors for possession of marijuana and alcohol, then referred them to Clackamas and Multnomah County Juvenile for curfew violations.
11/7/08 4:04 p.m. Motorists were upset about a traffic back-up caused by low prices at the Shell Station on McVey Avenue.
11/7/08 5:59 p.m. A man was threatened after a misunderstanding about the order of the line for gas at the Shell Station on McVey Avenue.
11/7/08 8:29 p.m. An unknown man came and went several times after ringing the doorbell at a house on Palisades Crest Drive. It was decided he was possibly a debt collector.
11/7/08 8:46 p.m. A car was doing doughnuts in Westridge Park.
11/7/08 8:59 p.m. A woman was screaming outside a home on Sixth Street.
11/8/08 10:52 a.m. Water was running in the bathroom sink at Bryant Elementary School and no one was able to turn it off.
11/8/08 11:17 a.m. A small child was seen traveling in the front seat of a car as it made its way down Boones Ferry Road.
11/8/08 2:35 p.m. A gray cat was hanged from a fence by a thick blue rope on Cortez Court. It was unclear whether this was intentional or an accident. The cat was taken to a veterinarian.
11/8/08 4:43 p.m. Two kids were detained by a man for smashing pumpkins on Edenberry Drive. They were released when the pumpkin owner declined to press charges.
11/8/08 5:58 p.m. Reports of gunshots turned out to be the sound of fireworks from a church wedding on Carman Drive.
11/9/08 11:27 a.m. A man was running a leaf blower for several hours and allowing leaves to pile up in the street on Country Club Road.
11/7/08 5:43 a.m. Fradulent use of a credit card was reported.
11/8/08 9:23 a.m. A man reportedly was the victim of an Internet scam.