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.
5/31/11 9:20 a.m. A license plate validation sticker valued at $40 was taken off a woman's vehicle on West Bay Road.
5/31/11 10:19 a.m. A Toyota 4-Runner on Wheatherstone Place was entered and nail guns and a wallet containing driver's license and debit cards were taken. In addition, there was an attempt to steal the stereo. It is unknown how entry to the car was gained.
5/31/11 1:04 p.m. A push lawn mower valued at $100 was stolen from behind a business on Lake Grove Avenue.
6/2/11 10:36 a.m. An abstract painting valued at $400 was stolen from Lake Oswego City Library.
6/5/11 4:35 p.m. A Fed Ex box valued at $100 was taken off the doorstep of a house on Sixth Street.
6/6/11 1:48 p.m. A stepdaughter is suspected of stealing a DVD of 'Toy Story 3' from her stepfather.
6/7/11 1:13 p.m. A woman scared off a prowler, then tried to track him down with her dog. However, the prowler was able to steal two pairs of sunglasses, DVDs, an expired North Carolina driver's license, old credit cards, a white Nike zip jacket, and a Magellan GPA. Total loss was set at $650.
5/31/11 6:17 a.m. A woman is receiving undesired phone calls from a party on Cervantes Circle.
5/31/11 10:19 a.m. One brother was removed from a residence on Vermeer Drive after bashing the other brother over the head.
5/31/11 2:19 p.m. An elderly female was pushed by a much younger woman off a pathway on Wembley Park Road, causing her to fall into the brush.
5/31/11 4:28 p.m. Two teens were caught breaking glass near a cement structure by the river.
5/31/11 4:34 p.m. A mother asked a subject not to contact her son. However, the man tried to get around this demand by placing an ad in the Eugene Register Guard asking for the son to contact him.
5/31/11 8:40 p.m. A 17 year old in a church threatened to commit suicide. The youth was then transported to a hospital.
6/1/11 12:29 p.m. A student shot off a pellet gun at a bus stop by Rivergrove Elementary School.
6/1/11 2:26 p.m. Two car dent fixers followed a woman as she drove around downtown.
6/1/11 5:18 p.m. A suspicious man wearing a black stocking cap was running up and down B Avenue after looking into a man's vehicle.
6/2/11 3:47 p.m. A fistfight over an unpaid bill broke out at a business on Monroe Parkway.
6/2/11 6:23 p.m. Police continue to investigate a case in which six additional charges of ID theft and six counts of tampering have been made.
6/2/11 8:54 p.m. A solicitor on Pine Valley Road did not take rejection well and began yelling at a woman who cut off his sales pitch.
6/3/11 7:35 a.m. A teenage solicitor showed up at a residence on Lake Shore Road and left a mixed impression. He was well dressed but his paperwork was sloppy and he provided a 'funky' phone number.
6/3/11 11:38 a.m. A terminated employee is refusing to return company property.
6/3/11 1:22 p.m. Some people are using a woman's postal mailbox without her permission.
6/3/11 1:28 p.m. A son purchased video games by using his father's credit card without permission.
6/3/11 3:41 p.m. A 14-year-old girl wearing a gray bunny shirt and jeans failed to come home from school.
6/3/11 7:26 p.m. A yellow lab wearing an Oregon Ducks collar and tag was easy to identify and was reunited with its owner.
6/3/11 8:27 p.m. Four juveniles were referred to Clackamas County authorities for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.
6/3/11 9:04 p.m. A reportedly drunken and obnoxious guy was playing guitar in front of an apartment on First Street.
6/3/11 9:07 p.m. About 20 guests were drinking beer at the back side of a location on Meadows Road. With each beer they grew progressively louder.
6/3/11 11:13 p.m. A female bartender was threatened by a dumb customer.
6/3/11 11:17 p.m. Some Lakeridge High School students were overcome with laughter after driving a car into a curb on Overlook Drive.
6/4/11 12:15 p.m. Loud chickens are causing an ongoing problem on Hillshire Drive and Sherwood Court.
6/4/11 9:04 p.m. A man thought to be bleeding had actually spilled ravioli all over himself.
6/4/11 9:10 p.m. Several juveniles in a Gold Camry were throwing water balloons and yelling in an excursion down Melrose Street.
6/4/11 11:12 p.m. A runaway 12 year old was promptly caught and returned to a youth facility.
6/5/11 12:55 p.m. A subject was reportedly cutting down trees without a permit on Devon Lane and Oxford Drive.
6/5/11 2:56 p.m. The dog park on Stafford Road was the scene of a dog-biting incident involving a 2-year-old female French bulldog. While trying to stave off an attack on his dog, an owner was bitten on a finger.
6/5/11 3:44 p.m. Three young teen boys were messing with playground equipment on Boones Ferry Road, and they would not listen to adults asking them to stop.
6/5/11 6:56 p.m. A dark-haired female solicitor wearing blue capri pants asked a man on Crestline Court for $252.
6/6/11 9:51 a.m. A window was damaged at Forest Hills Elementary School, causing a loss of $300.
6/6/11 10:34 a.m. Super Glue was poured in a lock at Forest Hills Elementary School, causing $100 in damage.
6/6/11 2:58 p.m. A mama duck and her little duckies kept waddling onto Highway 43. An officer shooed them into some bushes.
6/6/11 3:05 p.m. A mother returned home to find that somebody had been fiddling with her car. Her children denied culpability.