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Oct. 5

n Officers were called to check on a man who was sleeping in the field behind the old Blockbuster Video building. He was arrested after a records check revealed a warrant for his arrest.

n A resident called to report that a neighbor’s garage door had been up for several days after they left town. Officers closed the garage door and secured it.

Oct. 6

n A Forest Grove officer took a courtesy report for the “Polizia di Stato” in Rome, Italy after a local resident reported a wallet stolen from the airport there.

n A man lost the keys to his rental car while parked at a local motel. He woke up in the morning and learned the car was gone.

n An officer euthanized a sick raccoon after a call from a concerned citizen.

n A man called in crying about relationship problems with his girlfriend. Officers arrested the girlfriend after they learned she allegedly threw a dinner fork at him which penetrated his lower leg by a half inch. The man was not totally innocent. He allegedly threw cheesecake at the girlfriend and was charged with harassment.

Oct. 7

n An officer transported a Husky-type dog without identification to the Bonnie Hayes shelter after it jumped on a Tri-Met bus near Ace Hardware.

n A concerned father reported his daughter might be involved in a domestic disturbance with her husband. Officers checked on the couple and found no crime had been committed and the daughter appeared safe.

Oct. 8

n Police checked on a man walking down the road carrying a knife. Officers found the man, still with a knife. The man explained that his girlfriend had kicked him out of her car and that he did not have the sheath for the knife which he was carrying home.

n Officers responded to a call and recovered stolen property from burglaries in Forest Grove, Hillsboro and Washington County. The cases are still under investigation.

Oct. 9

n Officers received a report of menacing with a knife. The knife ended up being a wallet chain.

n Beer was stolen from Safeway. Officers located the fleeing suspect, arrested him and recovered the beer.

Oct. 10

n A woman called for assistance in locating her mother after realizing she moved and left no forwarding address. Police were not able to determine where she moved.

n Two concerned girls called after finding a cat they thought might be sick or injured. An officer checked the cat and determined it was just old and had at least one more life left.

n Police responded to a fight between two females. Both separated before officers arrived. One subject was verbally abusive when officers contacted her. She was also a minor and had been drinking alcohol. She received a minor in possession citation.

Oct. 11

n Officers responded to a man with a machete at a downtown establishment. The man was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers determined he alarmed other patrons by swinging the weapon and throwing it up in the air.

n A woman was arrested for drunk driving after crashing her car near 22nd Avenue and Douglas Street. Her intoxicated brother was also arrested when he showed up on scene. He was violating the terms of his probation. 

n Police responded to McDonald’s after an intoxicated subject took a customer’s food and ran. 

n Officers responded to a disturbance involving an emotionally disturbed female throwing things and becoming violent.

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