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.
7/2/11 5:16 a.m. Two watches valued at $600 and a laptop were stolen in a burglary at a house on Jefferson Parkway.
6/28/11 1:22 p.m. A night deposit from a sandwich shop has been stolen. The suspect is a 19-year-old former employee.
7/1/11 12:47 p.m. Three rings valued at $3,700 were discovered missing from a residence on Upper Drive.
7/1/11 2:04 p.m. A thief got in through an unlocked door on Eaglecrest Drive and stole insurance and registration papers for a Chevy Citation.
7/2/11 10:38 a.m. A bucket containing tools and a cell phone charger were taken from an unlocked vehicle on C Avenue.
7/2/11 10:56 a.m. A car break-in on Terwilliger Boulevard and Underhill Road resulted in the theft of items valued at $975, including a tennis racket, CDs, driver's license and Apple laptop.
7/2/11 11:31 a.m. A bag of soccer balls were stolen from a Jeep Cherokee on Meadowlark Lane. Also stolen were an iPod and change.
7/3/11 3:11 p.m. While on a trip to the super market, a man returned to find that his bike had been stolen. It is valued at $60.
7/4/11 7:08 a.m. A wallet and driver's license were stolen from the Lake House Sunday.
7/4/11 4:16 p.m. Items totaling $1,000 were taken during a vehicle break-in of a car parked on Bangy Road. Stolen items were a Garmin GPA and Zune media players.
6/28/11 7:34 a.m. In a case of run-by catsup throwing, an unknown suspect threw a catsup mixture on a car on Brookhurst Drive. Clues include catsup packages, a bottle and a comb.
6/28/11 10:41 a.m. A grandmother is seeking to repossess her car from her granddaughter.
6/28/11 3:20 p.m. A husband was left badly scratched after his wife attacked him during a domestic dispute. He is concerned she will attack again when he comes to take his things out of their home.
6/28/11 3:48 p.m. While walking to church a woman lost her gold chain with an ivory pendant in an antique setting.
6/28/11 6:58 Three teen skateboarders made obscene gestures at a park worker when he asked them to leave Foothills Park, then proceeded to bother other people.
6/28/11 9:10 p.m. A husband is making phone and text messages to his wife, threatening to take their child. He has also threatened law enforcement officers if they become involved.
6/29/11 5:48 a.m. Two daughters living in Arizona might be stealing money from their father.
6/29/11 6:55 a.m. A son headbutted his dad and attacked his mother. But now the boy is on his way to therapy camp.
6/29/11 10:17 a.m. A man drove down Bryant in a golf cart, accompanied by kids he just picked up from Westridge School.
6/29/11 1 p.m. A disintegrating house on Vermeer Drive is attracting rats and mice.
6/29/11 1:47 p.m. A sunburned man is staggering in and out of traffic on Boones Ferry Road.
6/29/11 3:01 p.m. A family returned from vacation to find that someone attempted to break into their house on Chandler Road.
6/29/11 4:46 p.m. Basketball hoops and doors were spray painted at Waluga Junior High School. Damage was set at $250.
6/29/11 7:24 p.m. A 15-year-old boy with mental health issues has run away from home and could be heading toward West Linn. He was carrying a guitar case.
6/29/11 11:38 p.m. A woman is hearing strange sounds in her backyard. She is worried because earlier in the day a man sent a threatening message.
7/1/11 9:33 a.m. There was concern a neighbor child was planning to shoot off a lot of illegal fireworks on Knaus Road.
7/1/11 11:09 a.m. A 16-year-old girl with tattoos and wearing a strapless dress is missing from a youth facility.
7/1/11 11:21 a.m. A family is being subjected to phone harassment by a woman who sounds high and is pretending to be a child.
7/1/11 4:29 p.m. An illegal dumper has been busy on Parkview Drive. Other tenants have observed the dumper on several occasions.
7/1/11 7:42 p.m. A 38-year-old man was cited for possession and referred on suspicion of theft and possessing stolen property. He was accompanied by an underage accomplice.
7/2/11 10:36 a.m. A house on Fernwood Drive was teepeed overnight.
7/2/11 2:28 p.m. A man is being harassed by his ex-girlfriend and he wants police to intervene.
7/2/11 2:35 p.m. A man came home from the hospital to find the locks changed on his residence, unpaid bills and missing items.
7/3/11 12:11 a.m. Five boys were cited and released for possession of and exploding illegal fireworks on Wembley Park Road. They were throwing the fireworks from the roof of Uplands Elementary School.
7/3/11 12:51 a.m. A man broke up a drug deal between his girlfriend and a car full of drug dealers.
7/3/11 7:33 p.m. Three suspicious suspects wearing farm clothes are feared to be planning to steal garden tools on Country Club Road.
7/3/11 12:46 p.m. An overwhelming amount of poison oak is blooming in a walkway on Cornell Street and McVey Avenue.
7/3/11 1:10 p.m. A young child was interrupted in its rough treatment of some kittens, then was lectured by the father.
7/3/11 5:03 p.m. A swarm of bees got inside the church at Our Lady of the Lake.
7/3/11 5:46 p.m. A motorcycle gang was driving erratically and harassing auto drivers in an excursion down Exit 292.
7/4/11 9:21 p.m. Twenty teenagers were observed launching bottle rockets at a grassy area on Auburn Lane.
7/4/11 11:09 p.m. Lots of tagging is going on at Waluga Junior High School and Bryant Elementary School, with damage estimated at $400.
6/28/11 3:36 p.m. A therapist has been receiving odd emails and a check for $3,000. She fears she is being scammed by an international fraud operation.