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Forest Grove police log

June 15

n Police responded to a report of a cat with a severed head on a lawn. Officers determined it was a victim of a predator attack and not a criminal act. 

n A dementia patient at an assisted living center assaulted another resident and was transported to the hospital.

n A man was contacted by police after he was observed by an officer trying to enter a backyard. The man ran and was apprehended. He was arrested when stolen property from six area vehicles were found on his person.

June 16

n A woman called to report her roommate stole her frying pan and toaster oven. 

n Officers responded to an out of control 14-year-old girl who was spitting on her mother and father.

n A man was arrested for DUII and lodged at the Washington County Jail after his blood alcohol level registered .17 percent.

June 17

n A man reported his girlfriend took a large quantity of pills in an attempt to committ suicide. When officers learned this wasn’t true they warned the man of the consequences of making false reports.

n Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance near 18th Avenue and Filbert Street. It turned out to be two dogs fighting. Officers didn’t determine the reason for the dispute.

n A man called to request help taking his cat to the vet. He was referred to Washington County Animal Control.

June 18

n Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Pacific Avenue near the police station.

n Officers checked on a report of an unconscious woman in a grassy area near the Safeway store. Police found a woman, who was extremely intoxicated. When officers attempted to get her into the car to take her to a detox center, she kicked an officer in the groin. She went to the Washington County jail instead. Officers found another intoxicated subject in the area vomiting. He was transported home and released to a responsible person to sober up.

n A man reported that his neighbor keeps coming onto his property to introduce himself. He wants the neighbor trespassed.

June 19

n A woman with mental health problems repeatedly called to report “electronic racketeering.”

n Officers took a stolen vehicle report after a 15-year-old took the family mini-van.

n Police responded to a series of domestic disturbances after a wife repeatedly found her husband with a female friend.

n Officers responded to a domestic disturbance. A man punched his hand through glass and cut himself.

June 20

n Police were called to look for a man drinking beer in the shrubbery on Pacific Avenue.

n Officers checked on a report of an “angry looking female” in the 3800 block of Pacific Avenue.

n A citizen reported getting a call from a subject claiming to be an IRS agent who became threatening and then hung up.

June 21

n A woman asked for a police report to document that her husband thinks she is having an affair.

n Officers assisted Cornelius officers with a fight at an establishment where an officer was allegedly punched in the face.

n Police arrested a man for a warrant. During the arrest, heroin and other narcotics were found on his person.


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