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Banks police log

n A girl ran away from her home on N.W. Jarvis Place but returned a short time later.

n A vehicle parked in a driveway in N.W. Groveshire Avenue had a side mirror broken off.

n A reported lost wallet was turned in at the Cornelius Fred Meyer.

n Unknown suspects painted the bathroom, bench and a tree at Sunset Park.

n A man found two boys in his vehicle on N.W. Courtside Court. They were arrested.

n Juvenile girls stole a bike from a garage on N.W. Hammond Place. The homeowner chased them to a nearby park and got the bike back.

n A woman slapped a man on N.W. Arborpark Loop.

n Officers assisted the Department of Human Services with interviewing a potential abuse victim.

n A few named suspects stole jerseys and sweatshirts from the junior football program.

n A man on probation for sexual abuse was spotted at Sunset Park. He was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail.

n Officers received a report of harassment. The driver of a vehicle followed another vehicle for a while and into Jim’s Thriftway parking lot. The following driver took off when the driver being followed got on the phone.

n Police checked on two people sleeping in a car on the side of N.W. Groveshire Avenue. They said their vehicle wouldn’t run. An officer checked on them a bit later and they were gone.

n A girl had been missing from her home on N.W. Park Street for several hours. She was found in the apartments on Jarvis Place.

n Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on Oak Way between a man and a woman, but no crime occurred.

n An older man approached a woman in her early 20s in the Jim’s Thriftway parking lot, telling her she looked like she was 16 years old and that he wanted her phone number.

n There was a physical fight between two women on N.W. Jarvis Place. One left before police arrived.

n Someone lost their wallet at Banks Billiards. Their cards were used a short time later.

n A boy snuck into his girlfriend’s house on N.W. Jarvis Place and then took off. He had a warrant for his arrest. He was found at a local apartment hiding under a bed.

n Officers responded to a verbal domestic disturbance on N.W. Atwater Court.

n A driver on the way home from work fell asleep and crossed the center line on Main Street and hit a parked car. He was issued a careless driving citation.


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