Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:
Note to readers: This is an abridged version of the Lake Oswego blotter. For the full log, including arrests, please see the print edition of your local newspaper.
1/24/12 11:56 a.m. A pedestrian wandering in and out of traffic caused a two-car accident on Bickner Street and McVey Avenue.
1/26/12 7:11 a.m. A hit-and-run accident on Fosberg Road resulted in a BMW causing $1,000 to some landscaping.
1/25/12 12:55 p.m. Two credit card companies called a woman and told her that someone was using her name and Social Security number.
1/25/12 4:18 p.m. A powerwasher was stolen from the back deck of a home on Lakeridge Drive. The device is valued at $650.
1/24/12 12:08 p.m. An extremely drunken woman could not tell a cab driver her home address, so she started crying. Fortunately, an officer arrived to assist the lady.
1/24/12 2:25 p.m. Nicholas Hepziban, 19, registered as a sex offender.
1/24/12 5:18 p.m. A slimy former roommate is using his friend's corporate name to attract investors.
1/24/12 6:11 p.m. A girlfriend stole her boyfriend's credit card and took off in her car.
1/25/12 9:19 a.m. A terminated female employee refused to leave the office.
1/25/12 12:41 p.m. A man with a gun is threatening to kill a woman, but she is unsure where he lives.
1/25/12 5:05 p.m. Dogs are constantly running off leash on Kingsgate Road. Recently, a 'wolf-type' dog scared a woman's children.
1/25/12 5:15 p.m. A woman's dog is being allowed to wander in protected wetlands and harass ducks.
1/26/12 11:04 a.m. A big yellow lab named 'Boomer' keeps coming into Safeway and helping himself to merchandise. This resulted in the owner being cited for allowing Boomer to roam at large and also for not having a dog license.
1/26/12 11:29 a.m. A 13-year-old client of a youth facility was lodged at the juvenile retention center on a charge of fourth-degree assault.
1/26/12 4:24 p.m. Six juveniles on long skateboards and using walkie-talkies were observed on Stafford Road during heavy traffic.
1/26/12 6:10 p.m. An overly aggressive saleswoman has been operating on Avery Lane. It was found she was soliciting without a license.
1/27/12 9:08 a.m. Two windows in the science wing of Lakeridge High School were spray painted, causing $400 in damage.
1/27/12 9:23 p.m. A customer at a convenience store started yelling and screaming after the clerk refused to sell him alcohol. The woman who reported the incident is now worried the customer will return and harm the clerk.
1/28/12 12:35 p.m. A mother is seeking police advice on how to throw her son, who appears to be a drug addict, out of the house.
1/28/12 1:28 p.m. A noisy upstairs neighbor started making threats after his loud behavior was brought to his attention.
1/28/12 5:07 p.m. A 14-year-old boy was caught hitting firearm shells with a hammer between two houses.
1/28/12 6:30 p.m. A 17-year-old assailant jumped on and punched another client of a youth facility.
12/29/12 12:09 a.m. A teen was hit with a curfew violation after being found in a car past midnight on McVey Avenue.
12/29/12 2:06 p.m. Two teens were caught making a drug deal near a burger joint.
12/29/12 9 p.m. A man came into Rite Aid and tried to buy $2,000 in pre-paid cards. He was last seen hot footing it toward I-5.
1/26/12 11:48 a.m. A woman lost $250 on an unauthorized charge on her credit card.
1/26/12 12:50 p.m. The ever-popular grandson phone scam was attempted unsuccessfully on a grandfather. However, the man found that the suspect had information on himself and his grandson.
1/27/12 1:56 p.m. A lonely guy was cheated out of his money after paying a matchmaker to find him a match.
1/28/12 2:53 p.m. A clerk caught a woman attempting to use a stolen credit card at Palisades Lamb Thriftway. She fled before police could investigate her further.