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Feb. 2

n Police arrested a man for DUII following the Super Bowl game. Officers responded to multiple calls of fireworks, which they determined were likely set off following the Seahawks’ win.

n Officers were called to help look for three missing children near the high school. They were found safe at a nearby park.

n Police responded to a reported robbery at Bard Park. A man reported the suspect stole cash from his wallet.

n Officers responded to domestic disturbance possibly involving a gun. Apparently, a man wanted the caller to play “Russian roulette” with him.

 

Feb. 3

n Police responded to a residence on a domestic disturbance. A 15-year-old boy would not stop ringing the doorbell at his home.

n A caller phoned police after her father became intoxicated and started breaking items in the house. 

n Officers responded to an argument between an employee and his boss on Cedar Street.

n A woman called police to report an unknown suspect was trying to open her door to get into her apartment. It turned out to be a friend. 

Feb. 4

n A Forest Grove Police transit officer spotted a suspect from an earlier assault while working a bus mission into Forest Grove on the Forest Grove 57 bus line. The suspect fled and led officers on a foot chase. Officers caught the man and recovered a loaded handgun, a large knife and brass knuckles off his person. The man was taken to the Washington County Jail and lodged for being a felon in possession and carrying a concealed weapon.

n A woman was allegedly assaulted by her husband in front of their 6-year-old child. The husband was arrested for a felony assault and strangulation.

n Police contacted a subject who reportedly was smoking marijuana in a vehicle on Pacific Avenue. The subject was arrested after police learned he was a runaway and had a set of brass knuckles on him.

Feb. 5

n A concerned citizen called police after finding military-issued body armor for sale online.

n Forest Grove officers assisted an arrest team from U.S. Marshalls after a murder suspect from a Vancouver, Wash., homicide that happened the day before was spotted in the area of 19th Avenue and 19th Way. The suspect ran but was caught after a short foot pursuit. He was still armed with the alleged murder weapon.

n Police assisted the fire department on a fire that was possibly of suspicious origin.

n A man called police after his weight lifting equipment was stolen from his car.

Feb. 6

n Officers responded to numerous crashes and stuck cars due to the snow.

n Police investigated after a resident fell victim to the “Dominican Republic grandson scam”: when a subject calls claiming to be in trouble, identifies themselves as the grandson of the victim and asks for money to be wired immediately.

n A woman called after her 84-year-old husband failed to return home four hours after leaving to get a paper. The man was located at a local establishment playing video poker.

n A concerned parent called at 10 p.m. after not hearing from their daughter since 4 p.m. when she was stuck on the Fremont Bridge in icy conditions. She finally made it home at 11:30 p.m.

Feb. 7

n Officers assisted several motorists who became stuck, stalled or lost control of their vehicles in the wintry road conditions and weather.

n A man was contacted after neighbors complained of loud noises and banging. The man was upset because he believes the neighbors were “gassing him.” The man was advised to bring any gas issues up with his landlord.

n A Taco Bell employee called police after a man was reportedly in the middle of the street giggling to himself and startling customers. Officers found the man lying in the snow with no shoes on. He was taken into custody and transported to the hospital for a mental evaluation.

n Police responded to a domestic disturbance that resulted after a man refused to help remove snow from the car.

 

Feb. 8

n A woman called police and wanted information about child abuse. When police called back, they learned the caller had passed out from drinking.

n A resident called police after getting upset with a neighbor who was shoveling snow onto their property.

n Officers responded to an assault in progress near Safeway. Two people were arrested on charges of assault, unlawful use of a weapon and felon in possession.

n A call was received about someone pointing a laser at cars near Main Street and 22nd Avenue.

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