Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
11/19/08 11:20 a.m. Daniel Saw, 38, was arrested on suspicion of theft and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/20/08 4:07 p.m. Julie Lynn Prince, 50, was cited on suspicion of phone harassment and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/20/08 9:07 p.m. Michael Roderic Carlson, 67, was arrested on suspicion of assault, menacing, interfering with 9-1-1, harassment, strangulation and disorderly conduct. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/22/08 1:45 a.m. Two teens were referred to Clackamas County for curfew violations.
11/22/08 5:58 p.m. Someone entered a home on Laurel Street through a broken window, then broke a glass table worth $800.
11/18/08 8:32 a.m. Laurel Ann Kruse, 49, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on A Avenue and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/22/08 5:19 p.m. Carolyn Ann Howard, 50, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Carman Drive and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/17/08 5:35 p.m. No one was hurt in a two-car collision on Alyssa Terrace.
11/19/08 11:23 a.m. A driver was injured after driving down an embankment near the Kruse Way exit of I-5.
11/19/08 12:34 p.m. There were no injuries in a two-car crash on A Avenue.
11/21/08 8:23 a.m. No one was hurt in a two-car crash on Foothills Road.
11/21/08 9:16 a.m. There were no injuries in a three-car collision on Bryant Road.
11/23/08 5:29 p.m. No one was hurt when a car drove into a ditch on Briarwood Road.
11/18/08 4:44 p.m. Two laptops were taken from a business on Pacific Highway.
11/18/08 4:46 p.m. Medication was taken from a store on McVey Avenue.
11/18/08 5:10 p.m. A black BMW was reported stolen from the 7-11 on Jefferson Parkway.
11/18/08 6:03 p.m. Two overhead projectors were taken from a classroom in an administration building on Pacific Highway.
11/19/08 12:57 p.m. A purse was stolen from Lake Grove Elementary School, including credit cards, cash, identification, keys and other items.
11/20/08 11:14 a.m. Jewelry valued at $5,000 was reported stolen from Grouse Terrace.
11/22/08 1:25 p.m. A car was broken into overnight; computer equipment worth $5,500 was taken.
11/17/08 8:06 a.m. A briefcase that went missing from a car on Jefferson Parkway had been removed by its owner.
11/17/08 11:26 a.m. A man was seen urinating off the bridge on McVey Avenue and State Street.
11/17/08 11:40 a.m. Two men were walking the neighborhood and knocking on doors in the Maple Circle area.
11/17/08 2:39 p.m. Garbage was dumped on the lawn of a home on McEwan Road.
11/17/08 3:07 p.m. A drunken woman was refused service at the Gemini, then went staggering up the road toward another bar.
11/17/08 3:25 p.m. Five teens were skateboarding on the tennis courts on Melrose Street.
11/17/08 3:48 p.m. A 'scruffy looking' man was sitting in Waluga Park watching children. Police found the man lives in the area.
11/17/08 6:21 p.m. A fellow seen ranting and raving in a parking lot on Kerr Parkway was apparently on the telephone.
11/17/08 8:07 p.m. A man was in a park with a laptop for 30 minutes on Mercantile Drive.
11/18/08 3:01 a.m. An open garage door was spotted on Da Vinci.
11/18/08 6:47 a.m. A group of ducks were apparently locked in the back of a Subaru at a hotel on Bangy Road. They were gone when police arrived but the hotel manager said the duck owner takes proper care of the animals, using a tiny pool in the rear of his hotel room as a swimming area.
11/18/08 6:53 a.m. A small black Scottie was accused of attacking a chocolate Lab on Churchill Downs.
11/18/08 8:48 a.m. Two deer were hit by a car on E Avenue. Both were killed.
11/18/08 11:06 a.m. A loud explosion was heard on Touchstone, then the power went out.
11/18/08 12:50 p.m. A teen driver in an SUV passed another driver on the right, then yelled and waved his middle finger on Bryant Road.
11/18/08 1:40 p.m. A mid-sized gray dog had been 'pooping' in a neighbor's yard on Egan Way.
11/18/08 1:47 p.m. A car was keyed on Lower Drive.
11/18/08 3:40 p.m. A man walked through a parking lot carrying a hatchet on Kruse Way.
11/18/08 4:34 p.m. A 10-year-old boy jumped out of a car while on an errand on State Street, then ran away. He was later found in Portland.
11/18/08 11:15 p.m. Loud music was reportedly coming from a home on Fir Lane but it was quiet when police arrived and the lights were turned off. Two hours later the music was on again and the loud bass was shaking the house. Residents turned the music down but did not answer the door for police.
11/19/08 6:04 a.m. 'Lots of water' was flowing from the end of a driveway on Forest Meadows Way.
11/19/08 11:42 a.m. A Yorkshire terrier named Samson was reported missing in the Furnace Street area.
11/19/08 1:28 p.m. A pig was running loose on South Shore Boulevard.
11/19/08 1:40 p.m. Police forced a dog owner to take a dog to the veterinarian after receiving a call that the parvo-infected canine was without medication due to financial issues.
11/19/08 2:18 p.m. Two Jehovah's Witnesses approached a young girl on Diane Drive, calling her by name.
11/19/08 2:50 p.m. A man who showed up drunk to a court appointment assured officials he had walked, not driven.
11/19/08 3:46 p.m. Cindy, a female daschund, went missing on Madrona Street.
11/19/08 7:18 p.m. A woman was trying to kick a barefoot man out of her apartment on Eaglecrest Drive. He was wearing her sweatpants.
11/20/08 8:43 a.m. Twenty bags of trash were left next to a house on Glacier Lily Drive.
11/20/08 10:09 a.m. A man prone to sitting on downtown benches was spotted urinating on a street tree on Fifth Street.
11/20/08 10:50 a.m. A 'souped-up' Dodge sped through a parking lot on Diane Drive.
11/20/08 3:39 p.m. A violent special needs student lost control on a school bus.
11/20/08 5:23 p.m. A man who was talking to his friend on a cell phone heard a crash, then was disconnected. The other man was not injured after a minor car collision.
11/20/08 6:47 p.m. Two dishwashers were left in a driveway on Greentree Avenue.
11/20/08 9:07 p.m. A beer-toting man was looking at cars on Lake Bay Court.
11/21/08 5:43 a.m. A woman was talking to herself while walking up Duncan Drive.
11/21/08 2:22 p.m. A man charged a neighbor with making false police reports about him.
11/21/08 3:17 p.m. A bus driver pulled to the side of the road on State Street, then slumped over the wheel.
11/21/08 3:18 p.m. Two cars were parked on the side of Graef Circle for about a month.
11/21/08 4:18 p.m. A man was riding his bike and pulling a child's stroller on Bryant Road. He seemed drunk, a caller said.
11/21/08 5:45 p.m. Several credit cards and licenses were found on the front yard of a home on Fifth Street.
11/21/08 6:12 p.m. A man at the Plaid Pantry on Pilkington Road seemed odd.
11/22/08 10:00 a.m. A coyote was spotted on Independence Avenue.
11/22/08 11:22 a.m. A man was smoking by an ATM on Meadows Road.
11/22/08 5:17 p.m. Two teen girls were hitchhiking on Boones Ferry Road.
11/22/08 11:28 p.m. A house was egged on Da Vinci.
11/23/08 10:50 a.m. A panhandler was harassing customers at a business on Boones Ferry Road.
11/23/08 1:30 p.m. A house was hit with paintballs on Blazer Trail.
11/23/08 2:20 p.m. A suicide attempt was reported.
11/23/08 2:36 p.m. An ice cream van driver was suspected of not having a license on Cherry Lane.
11/23/08 8:21 p.m. A coyote was spotted on Hallinan Circle.
11/18/08 12:17 p.m. Unauthorized charges were made to a credit card.
11/18/08 3:41 p.m. Unauthorized credit card charges were reported.
11/20/08 8:51 p.m. Unauthorized credit card charges were reported.
11/21/08 10:38 a.m. Unauthorized credit card charges were reported.