When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD


2/9/18 8:43 p.m. No one was injured when a man drove his Jeep Grand Cherokee into a tree near Carman Drive and Kruse Way.


2/6/18 8:38 a.m. An inheritance check mailed to a Lake Oswego man never arrived, prompting a call to police.

2/8/18 10:28 a.m. Miscelleneous items were taken from a Ford F250 on Kruse Oaks Drive. A few hours later, another F250 was hit by theives who broke a lock while the vehicle was parked at a hotel on North State Street.

2/11/18 1:33 p.m. Cash and loose change were taken overnight from an unlocked Lexus RX350 on 35th Court.


2/6/18 10:44 a.m. A frightened woman tried to buy gift cards at the downtown Rite Aid store after getting a call from someone who told her that a warrant for her arrest would be issued if she didn't pay up. An alert clerk notified police, who then explained the scam to the intended victim.

2/10/18 9:07 a.m. A woman told police that she had discovered fraudulent activity on credit card accounts belonging to her and her husband.

2/12/18 5:04 p.m. When a man received an email from Netflix asking for his Social Security number, he provided it. Now he's worried that the email wasn't really from Netflix, and that he has been scammed.


2/5/18 11:16 p.m. A woman told police she wasn't sure whether it was people screaming or loud dogs howling, but she definitely heard something out of the ordinary near Westlake Park. Officers located neither man nor beast.

2/6/18 7:33 a.m. A homeowner called police after finding an unknown woman in her front yard, barefoot and dressed only in a nightgown. Officers and medical personnel responded to the scene, and the woman was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.

2/6/18 2:53 p.m. A woman asked for officers' help with a neighbor who keeps calling police and telling them that she hears strange noises coming from the woman's apartment.

2/6/18 4:10 p.m. Off-leash dogs were reportedly defecating in the undercover play area at Uplands Elementary School.

2/6/18 7:18 p.m. A woman called for help after finding herself locked inside a building on the Providence Mercantile campus, then called back after a janitor let her out.

2/7/18 12:39 a.m. When an adult under state supervision failed to return on time to the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive, employees called police. Officers reached the man by phone, though, and a staff member went to pick him up.

2/7/18 2:11 p.m. The odd beeping sound coming from somewhere on Evergreen Road turned out to be from a forklift and other nearby construction equipment. Nothing police could do, though — beeping while backing up is an OSHA requirement.

2/7/18 3:47 p.m. A caller told police she has been receiving strange text messages and believes she is being stalked.

2/8/18 5:36 p.m. A wheelchair-bound woman who had been reported missing earlier in the day was returned to her family after she was found talking to herself on Summer Place.

2/9/18 9:30 a.m. Officers came to the rescue when a dad locked his keys and his young child in a car.

2/9/18 11:14 a.m. A passerby called police after seeing a man who appeared to be intoxicated sitting on a curb and smoking a cigarette near Fourth Street and A Avenue. Officers helped relocate the man to the transit center nearby so that he could catch a bus out of town.

2/10/18 1:31 a.m. A resident of the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive was listed as a missing person after he failed to return to the facility from work.

2/10/18 1:55 a.m. A woman called 911 to say that she had been dropped off at the wrong location and was now lost and confused. Officers gave her a courtesy ride to the right spot.

2/10/18 2:31 p.m. A woman approached a passserby and said her son-in-law was trying to kill her. After talking to the woman, officers arranged for her daughter to pick her up and take her home.

2/10/18 4:19 p.m. A 16-year-old boy walked away from the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive without permission and was listed as a missing person.

2/11/18 10:27 a.m. Three commercial-grade fire extinguishers were found on a trail in Waluga Park. All appeared to have been discharged, although there was no sign of a fire. The extinguishers were given to the Lake Oswego Fire Department for disposal.

2/11/18 10:33 a.m. A yellow bag with unknown contents was spotted on the railroad tracks near Boones Ferry Road and Jean Way. Responding officers determined that the bag was filled with trash and threw it away.

2/11/18 11:55 a.m. Two "shady-looking" men stared at a Lake Oswego resident as he drove past the intersection of Glenmorrie Drive and Green Bluff Drive, prompting a call to police. One of the men was wearing an overcoat; the other had a beard and wore sunglasses. Neither was around when police arrived.

2/11/18 9:53 p.m. A woman told police that a neighbor in her apartment complex tried to run her over when she started to cross the street, pulling up behind her and revving his engine.

2/12/18 10:09 a.m. A man got a little mouthy when a woman asked him to leash the two dogs he was walking near Indian Creek Drive and Wood Thrush Street, so the passerby called police. The man and his pets were gone by the time officers arrived, though.

2/12/18 11:44 a.m. An employee alerted police to an ongoing problem with his employer, who he said has been illegally dumping paint and other hazardous material. Police contacted the business's owners, who said they were in the process of closing the company and would be cleaning up the property before they leave. They also wanted to make sure they aren't blamed if something is dumped in the future.

2/12/18 12:15 p.m. Officers persuaded construction workers to fill the trench they'd dug across Lake Haven Drive after a resident said she couldn't get out of her cul-de-sac.

2/12/18 12:27 Two women in a green van aroused suspicion when they were spotted driving from mailbox to mailbox on Knaus Road. A search of the area came up empty.

2/12/18 5:04 p.m. A woman called police when she saw a gray-haired man in his 80s pull up to a neighbor's house and try to gain entrance. Turns out the house belonged to the man's girlfriend, and he was patiently waiting for her to return when officers arrived.

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