Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
11/25/08 1:09 a.m. A 17 year old was referred to a juvenile court for a curfew violation and cited and released for possession of alcohol.
11/25/08 3:35 p.m. Mark Roy Stahl, 46, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on a DUII charge. He was taken to the Washington County Jail.
11/25/08 3:40 p.m. Brett Duane Rosenthal, 27, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on a charge of driving while suspended. He was taken to a Multnomah County jail.
11/26/08 11:34 a.m. Daniel Dwane Barton, 39, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated theft and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/26/08 5:10 p.m. Victor Gutierez, 23, was served a warrant charging failure to appear on a charge of negotiating a bad check. He was in the Washington County Jail.
11/26/08 10:02 p.m. Christian David Ostbo, 18, was cited and released on suspicion of driving while suspended.
11/27/08 1:01 a.m. Brian Scott Paveletz, 45, was arrested on suspicion of failing to appear on a charge of driving while suspended. He was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/29/08 7:37 p.m. Juan Luis Arangurengiro, 43, was served with a warrant charging failure to appear on a charge of criminal trespass.
11/29/08 8:55 p.m. Someone entered a home on Foothills Drive and stole a purse.
11/30/08 2:48 p.m. A house on Bayberry Road was broken into through the back door. A television was stolen.
11/30/08 7:48 p.m. A house was burglarized on Ladd Street. Taken were two video cameras, two laptops, a PlayStation2, jewelry and four bottles of pills.
11/24/08 10:43 p.m. Anthony D. Theel, 29, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Walling Circle and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/25/08 2:08 a.m. Magdalena Inez Ryan, 45, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Boones Ferry Road and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/28/08 11:24 p.m. John W. Delehant, 33, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on A Avenue and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/29/08 12:03 a.m. Randall H. Steed, 30, was arrested on suspicion of DUII on Cherry Lane and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/29/08 10:54 a.m. Steven J. Skalman, 35, was cited and released for suspicion of DUII on S.W. Childs Road.
12/1/08 1:00 a.m. Roxanne Strong, 47, was arrested on suspicion of DUII after driving into a yard on Cascara Lane. She was taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
11/24/08 9:23 a.m. No one was hurt when a car slid off the road on N. State Street.
11/24/08 12:59 p.m. There were no injuries in a two-car crash at Fourth Street and A Avenue.
11/24/08 10:05 p.m. No one was hurt when a car high-centered on a median on Boones Ferry Road.
11/26/08 9:59 p.m. No one was hurt in what appeared to be a single-car crash on First Street.
11/24/08 8:13 a.m. Mail was stolen from Summit Drive.
11/24/08 11:01 a.m. Copper wiring was stolen from a house under construction at an undisclosed location.
11/24/08 11:56 a.m. Bikes were stolen from Indian Creek Drive. They were valued at a combined $50. One is gray with rust, the other yellow.
11/26/08 3:52 a.m. A gold 1993 Ford F250 was recovered in Portland after being stolen from Lake Oswego.
11/26/08 2:18 p.m. Two Apple MacBooks were reported stolen from a store on Lakeview Boulevard after a dispute over credit card payment. They were valued at a combined $5,000.
11/26/08 7:29 p.m. Items were stolen from a car on Mercantile Drive through an unlocked door.
11/30/08 5:18 a.m. A man ran into the Plaid Pantry on Pilkington Road, then ran out after stealing beer.
11/24/08 11:35 a.m. Ruckis, a seven-year-old Chow mix, escaped from his home on Furnace Street.
11/24/08 1:12 p.m. A cat was stuck behind a heater on Rosalia Way.
11/24/08 2:19 p.m. A man selling meat door-to-door parked his van in a driveway on Sierra Vista Drive.
11/24/08 2:20 p.m. A man who took watches to a repair shop reported a bizarre exchange with the owner. He claimed the watches were damaged when he arrived to pick them up, then he was locked in the store by the owner before being let loose. As he drove off in his car, the store owner followed him outside to bang on his vehicle.
11/24/08 3:45 p.m. A coyote was seen wandering down Laurel Street.
11/24/08 3:49 p.m. A woman in a gray Saab was acting strangely on Carman Drive.
11/24/08 4:40 p.m. A woman suffering from an unknown medical problem dialed 9-1-1 but was unable to speak to the operator. Police found an apartment manager to let them inside of her home on Jefferson Parkway, where she was found ill. An ambulance responded.
11/24/08 6:35 p.m. The driver of a blue Acrua Integra was driving erratically and tailgating another driver on Boones Ferry Road.
11/25/08 6:21 a.m. Four loud thuds were heard on Sixth Street.
11/25/08 8:26 a.m. A coyote was spotted on Tenth Street.
11/25/08 8:44 a.m. A vicious shaggy dog came after a woman and her dog while she was out walking, forcing her back down Cedar Street.
11/25/08 8:50 a.m. A 7-11 clerk refused to sell cigarettes to a person at a store, who later returned with a much larger, upset person.
11/25/08 9:35 a.m. A coyote was spotted on Fourth Street.
11/25/08 10:07 a.m. A device found in Hallinan Park was suspected of being explosive. It was not.
11/25/08 10:18 p.m. A 16-year-old girl was reported missing after failing to return home from work. She was located the following morning.
11/25/08 8:08 p.m. Several coyotes were spotted on Hallinan Circle over several days.
11/26/08 9:35 a.m. A trash can, said to be overflowing onto the sidewalk on Mapleleaf Road, was the site of an empty juice bottle and an empty can of beans lying beside the can.
11/26/08 9:39 a.m. A coyote spotted on Fifth Street was believed to be injured.
11/26/08 9:43 a.m. Harassing phone calls were the result of a miscommunication between the receiver and the dialer, who was trying to reach a medical clinic.
11/26/08 9:59 a.m. Two men got out of a car on McNary Parkway, then walked in the area of Greenwood Circle and returned.
11/26/08 12:30 p.m. A coyote was spotted on A Avenue.
11/26/08 12:31 p.m. Two toddler-aged children appeared to be in danger while walking with adults on Boones Ferry Road. The children ran about 50-feet ahead, free to dart out into traffic or fall down.
11/26/08 12:42 p.m. Four coyotes were spotted on Fifth Street.
11/26/08 3:25 p.m. A three-year-old child went missing in the Wizer's grocery store on First Street but was quickly located.
11/26/08 4:47 p.m. Four teens with backpacks walked into George Rogers Park, apparently armed with graffiti tools. Police contacted one 14 year old tagging the Highway 43 bridge. Charges are under consideration.
11/26/08 5:55 p.m. Accounts varied as to whether a coyote seen on Fifth Street appeared to be ill.
11/26/08 8:46 p.m. A man could not get to his car on Sixth Street because there were coyotes outside.
11/26/08 10:31 p.m. Kids voices could be heard from the woods near Hallinan Elementary School.
11/27/08 2:53 a.m. Someone rang a doorbell on Ridgecrest Drive, then ran off.
11/27/08 2:59 a.m. A reported car break-in on Woodway Court turned out to be the son of the caller, who was outside talking on the phone.
11/27/08 11:00 a.m. A group of adults was playing soccer on a closed field on Jean Road.
11/27/08 12:04 p.m. A possibly diseased coyote was spotted on Berwick Road.
11/27/08 1:17 p.m. A black lab and a yellow lab were running on Hemlock Street, then some girls yelled for their mother.
11/27/08 5:59 p.m. A 14-year-old boy became lost while walking the family dog.
11/28/08 6:05 a.m. Banging was heard on Sixth Street.
11/28/08 10:44 a.m. A delivery truck blocked a driveway on First Street.
11/28/08 11:36 a.m. A coyote was spotted in a driveway on North Shore Road.
11/28/08 12:45 p.m. A 15-year-old boy went for a walk and didn't return.
11/28/08 6:56 p.m. A dog was barking for two hours on Kingsgate Avenue.
11/28/08 8:28 p.m. Reports of screams on Foothills Road turned out to be three teens dancing and listening to music.
11/29/08 1:34 p.m. A coyote was spotted on Third Street.
11/29/08 1:39 p.m. Multiple reports of a coyote on A Avenue were received.
11/29/08 5:37 p.m. A TriMet driver was accused of swerving in a bus on Fourth Street.
11/30/08 8:18 a.m. A mailbox was vandalized overnight on Erickson Street.
11/30/08 11:12 a.m. A car was paint-balled on Chandler Road.
11/30/08 11:54 a.m. A coyote was spotted on Hawthorne Drive.
11/30/08 7:05 p.m. A coyote was spotted on Diamond Head Road.
11/30/08 7:13 a.m. Police were summoned to help with an out-of-control 11 year old who was upset over that night's proposed dinner selections.
11/30/08 8:22 p.m. An elderly woman seen walking on Boones Ferry Road looked confused. Police found she had lost her way and brought her home.
11/24/08 10:15 a.m. A man reported a theft and fraud.
11/24/08 10:27 a.m. A woman reported an Internet scam in which she was asked to send excess cash from a cashier's check.
11/25/08 2:25 p.m. A man received a call from an insurance company claiming he was in an auto accident with another person. He was not.
11/26/08 11:13 a.m. A young man claiming to be the complainant's grandson called and claimed to be in jail and in need of money.
11/26/08 6:00 p.m. A possible scam involving selling meat was reported.