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Forest Grove police log

May 11

n A woman complained that her baby's father, who is also her cousin, keeps sending her texts and Facebook messages against her wishes. The suspect is trying to see his child.

n A man called for officer assistance because he wanted to go to a residence to pick up "male enhancement" drugs that made him sick.

n A man was arrested after he assaulted his ex-girlfriend and her grandfather using a 48-inch T-square. He was lodged at the Washington County Jail.

n Officers received a report that a male was beating a female in the 2800 block of Pacific Avenue. The woman was seen getting on a bus. Officers stopped the bus but all the females on the bus denied being assaulted. The man was never located.

May 12

n A man called for police assistance after his daughter was "going crazy" and throwing things. The call was canceled by the mother after the daughter calmed down.

n An apartment manager called police after finding marijuana during an announced inspection. 

n A mother called police after her son was hit in the head with a scooter by another child. The mother was concerned the other child’s parents were not taking the matter seriously.

May 13

n A man called police to report their friend missing after becoming separated from him. The man was tracked down at an area hospital intensive care unit.

n Police responded to a report of a man carrying a kitten and allegedly remarking that he was going to drop the kitten on its head. Officers found the man and kitten. The kitten appeared in good health. The man said he was cat sitting for a friend and was not going to harm it.

n Police responded to a loud party with approximately 250 people present on University Avenue. 

May 14

n A woman called police and wanted to complain about a rude employee at NW Natural Gas.

n A man called police after his service cat was refused a check-in with him at a local motel.

n A woman called the utility department upset because her power was about to be shut off. She then stated was going to kill herself. Police contacted the woman who had no plans to harm herself and was just venting out of frustration.

n A woman called police upset because a man who fixed her computer refused to give it back until she paid for the work. 

May 15

n Several calls were received about a man driving the wrong way on one-way Pacific Avenue. Officers found the man who was suffering from a medical problem. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

n A woman called police after receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be her granddaughter saying she was in Peru and needed money. The fake granddaughter hung up after the woman wisely began asking questions.

n A citizen called police upset over a neighbor spraying her weeds.

n A woman called to report that her boyfriend assaulted her after she refused to share her beer.

n Police responded to a report of a man threatening to kill himself with a handgun. He is an ex-con and can’t be in possession of a handgun. He was arrested on this charge and lodged at the Washington County Jail.

May 16

n A woman reported her ex-boyfriend was harassing her by email.

n A report was received of man screaming for help. He said he was “dying” near the B Street bridge. Officers found the man who said he was scared, alone and got caught in the brush. After officers discovered a warrant for the man’s arrest, he ran away. Cornelius officers assisted in capturing the man who then resisted arrest. He was eventually lodged at the Washington County Jail.

n A woman reported her fiancé left their residence while extremely intoxicated. Officers found the man and arrested him for DUII. His blood alcohol level was nearly double the limit at .15 percent. 

n Police responded to a report of an intoxicated female lying on the side of the road. Officers found the woman who was on leave from the military and had too much to drink. She was transported home.

May 17

n Police responded to reports of a man dancing and pounding on windows in the 1900 block of Main Street. Officers found the man who left the area on request.

n A woman found raccoons under her residence and didn’t know who to call. A pest control company was contacted.

n The man whose fiancé called him in as a drunk driver the night before (which resulted in his arrest) called to try to have his girlfriend removed from the residence. He apparently was not happy with her call to police and told officers he would even make false crime reports to get her out of the house if he had to. The man was advised on the eviction process and warned about the consequences of making false reports.

n Police responded to Pacific Avenue in the 1900 block on a report of “15 people fighting.” It turned out to be two people arguing.


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