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Cornelius police log

June 6 to 15

n A resident reported her neighbors arguing loudly, which is an ongoing problem. An officer arrived and found no yelling.

n Police received a complaint about smelly garbage piled up behind the old Grande Foods store. The tenants on each side say it is from the vacant portion of the building. The building owner was contacted and advised to clean it up.

n A motorist reported graffiti on a building in the 1400 block of Baseline and referenced an ugly snake on the side of the building. It was determined that she was referring to a mural on the side of the building, not graffiti.

n Officers received a report of a suspicious person in the 200 block of North 29th Avenue. The complainant reported that a man on a bicycle was in her driveway looking around at a pile of metal and he possibly went into a neighbor’s yard. The officer found the man.

n A man called to report an unwanted person at his home. The unwanted is a friend of the caller’s adult son, who was at the home trying to collect his cell phone.

n A citizen reported people living in three different vehicles at Fred Meyer. Store staff was notified and will be addressing the issue.

n A parent reported her 6- and 9-year-old child and niece missing. The children were found at a neighbor’s house playing with other children.

n A woman was arrested and charged with burglary after police responded to an alarm at a business in the 2800 block of Baseline Street.

n Officers contacted a man with a warrant at his home in Cornelius. He was lodged at the Washington County Jail on a warrant for failure to appear on a DUII charge.

n Barbeque smoke set off an alarm at a residence in the 200 block of North 14th Avenue.

n Officers assisted the fire department with traffic control after a residential fire started.

n A 10-year-old child was upset and locked himself inside a truck. An officer was able to get the child to calm down and get out of the truck. The child later apologized to everyone.

n An officer responded to a dispute between neighbors. The situation was resolved and everyone went their separate ways.

n Officers received a noise complaint in the 100 block of South Linden Street.

n An officer took a report of a theft from a vehicle. The owner reported tools and painting supplies were taken from the back of his truck.

n A resale business in the 1500 block of North Adair Street reported that someone dumped mattresses in their lot overnight.

n Officers stopped a vehicle for a violation and recovered a methamphetamine pipe. The passenger had a warrant and was taken into custody.

n Officers let Fred Meyer employees know three different vehicles have been parked in the lot for several weeks.

n A local resident was placing wood in the street to prevent vehicles from speeding. Officers approached the resident and warned them about placing boards in the street.

n A caller was concerned that a man who parked his white van at a park might be a sex offender. It turned out he was a homeless man living in his vehicle.

n A caller reported that her runaway daughter was seen at Fred Meyer.

n A caller reported his vehicle hit in a local parking lot two days ago and the suspect did not leave any information.

n Employees of a local establishment called officers because they thought an intoxicated woman might drive away. The woman and a man are homeless and living in a car in the parking lot. Officers warned the man for urinating in public.

n Officers received a call about an out-of-control 10-year-old who purposely broke a water balloon over a computer, then went outside and began throwing bricks at a car and hitting the vehicle with a pole. He was sent to his aunt’s house for the evening.

n Someone rummaged through two vehicles and stole a pack of cigarettes.

n A man was arrested for a parole violation and failing to report as sex offender.

n A suspect entered a back lot and rummaged through three vehicles.

n Officers stopped a man for a bike violation and learned he had drugs in his backpack. During the search, officers recovered methamphetamine. Officers cited him and released him for possession of a controlled substance.

n A complainant had two people working at a house doing yard work. While the caller was gone, a bicycle was taken from the garage. The workers consented to searches of their vehicles and apartments, but the officer did not locate the bicycle.

n A couple was arguing about their power being shut off in their apartment. Both were highly intoxicated.

n Officers responded to a domestic disturbance. A mother tried to break up a fight that involved her child and she was pushed. No crime occurred. Officers seized a small amount of marijuana.

n A wallet was stolen while the owner rode Tri-Met.

n A caller’s indoor cat got loose outside. The caller has posted online ads and received phone calls that the cat was supposedly hit by a car in Forest Grove. Officers were unable to confirm.

n Officers received a report of three men smoking methamphetamine and marijuana behind their house. Officers contact the three loud guys who were helping a troubled friend with some problems related to women. Officers found no intoxicants.

n Officers received a report of suspicious people and unfamiliar vehicles in a neighborhood. The caller thinks there may be drug dealing going on.

n A 2-year-old was hit in the head by an autistic 22-year-old.

n Officers arrested a man for domestic violence.

n Officers received a report of transients sleeping behind an auto body shop. Officers found a sleeping bag but no one in it.

n Three juveniles were smoking marijuana in a cul-de-sac.

n An officer was flagged down by a motorist because three young women were supposedly playing chicken with the train as it approached. Officers contacted them and informed them of the trespass statute. They all agreed that parental notification was better than a juvenile referral.

n Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a mother and her 11- and 16-year-old daughters. She suffered a minor injury when she was pushed up against a wall. The 16-year-old was referred to the Washington County Juvenile Department and released.

n An unknown person spray painted graffiti on the restroom building at Dogwood Park.

n Officers received a request from the Arizona Department of Child Safety to check on a 14-year-old and his mother. The child had been in custody of the State of Arizona for violent behavior and he flew to Oregon to be with mother. The caller was concerned because the boy had made statements to assault his mom. The mom said there were no issues.

n A caller said there was a suspicious vehicle possibly involved in drug activity in the neighborhood.

n A caller reported a disturbance in the area after hearing yelling and cursing. She was concerned it was gang related. Officers checked the area.

n A caller reported unknown persons throwing glow sticks into the road and at their vehicle.

n A caller said he was viewing pornography on his tablet when he received a notice that due to his illegal activity, his computer was locked. He was concerned that the FBI was coming to get him. Based on what we learned, he was not viewing child pornography but had clicked on a link that locked his computer and it would be unlocked if he paid $300. He was advised that he could contact DOJ to file a complaint for the computer fraud and to find another hobby.

n Officers recovered a stolen vehicle in a local church parking lot. Fingerprints were lifted from the car and the victim’s stolen property was recovered.

n A female called because while she was walking her dog she noticed she was being followed by a white Chevy Impala. The driver did not make contact with her. Officers later located the vehicle, which has tinted glass and no license plates. Officers identified the driver but the passenger refused to provide identification.

n Officers captured a vehicle theft suspect who escaped on foot.

n Officers received a report that 10 to 12 people were fighting in the street. One group was leaving the area when officers received the report. All involved appeared to be gang members, according to the caller. Officers contacted several people and stopped several vehicles.

n A burglary was reported at F&C Cabinets. A dog track did not locate the suspects.



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