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2/3/16 11:58 a.m. A tractor-trailer rig became stuck on the railroad tracks near Bryant Road and Lower Drive, closing the road for almost two and a half hours. The 45-year-old driver was cited for impeding traffic.

2/7/16 10:14 p.m. A semi ran into a light pole and knocked it over on Carman Drive and Quarry Road.


2/1/16 8:31 a.m. Both license plates were swiped off a car parked on Kruse Oaks Drive.

2/1/16 4:47 p.m. Someone has been dumping personal trash in garbage cans that belong to a business on North State Street.

2/2/16 8:21 a.m. Two pressure washers, two leaf blowers, a paint sprayer and several hoses were taken from a garden shed on Kruse Way.

2/3/16 3:50 p.m. Mail was taken from a locked mailroom on Burnham Road.

2/4/16 6:43 a.m. Five guns and jewelry were taken from a storage unit while its owner was on vacation.

2/4/16 1:38 p.m. A woman’s purse was stolen from her vehicle overnight.


1/29/16 11:46 a.m. A man told a co-worker he could not go home because his parents are schizophrenic and he is, too.

1/29/16 5:59 p.m. A couple of residents on Allison Place told police they hadn’t received mail recently and feared that a mail thief was at work.

1/29/16 6:32 p.m. A man walked into a sandwich shop, asked a woman to take a photo of him, then pulled down his pants. He was trespassed from the restaurant.

1/30/16 2:19 p.m. During a domestic disturbance, a man tried to take a woman’s jewelry.

1/31/16 7:02 p.m. A guy’s girlfriend was trying to move out of her house, but her father was making it difficult for her to do so.

2/1/16 12:27 p.m. A woman was refused a job because of a case on file with the Department of Human Services, and she wanted to talk to a police officer about it.

2/1/16 3:08 p.m. A man who stole lottery tickets at a supermarket returned to the scene of his crime.

2/1/16 4:07 p.m. A teenage driver in a Jeep was observed speeding and driving recklessly while wearing headphones and texting.

2/1/16 5:13 p.m. The lock was cut on a storage unit at an apartment building and the contents were taken out and tossed on a pile.

2/1/16 5:53 p.m. A woman started banging on her house after she was locked out.

2/1/16 6:03 p.m. A father called to report his son for trying to pick a fight. An officer showed up to restore order.

2/1/16 7:01 p.m. A daughter who had not returned home and hadn’t been heard from in a few hours was eventually located in Multnomah County Jail.

2/1/16 9 p.m. A woman claimed that her boyfriend’s son has been violent and that his behavior is getting worse.

2/1/16 9:31 p.m. A woman was stopped when her license plate number did not match the vehicle she was driving. She was issued three citations and her license plates were seized.

2/2/16 8:58 a.m. Someone has been leaving bags of dog waste at a bus stop.

2/2/16 9:07 a.m. A 10-year-old son refused to go to school then threw a chair at his mother.

2/2/16 11:09 a.m. Someone cut a man’s utility line, and he suspects it was the building owner next door.

2/2/16 3:48 p.m. Parents who caught their son with marijuana wanted to know how best to punish him.

2/3/16 8:37 a.m. Three drivers were slapped with tickets for driving too close to each other.

2/3/16 3:02 p.m. A patient ran away from Oregon Health & Science University just as a doctor’s hold was being placed on him. The subject allegedly has a history of violence and had been talking about committing suicide by forcing a cop to kill him.

2/3/16 5:38 p.m. A bank lost power after a loud explosion was heard and a flash was seen.

2/4/16 12:42 p.m. It's an ongoing problem at Forest Hills Elementary School: Motorists are failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks.

2/4/16 2:44 p.m. A man told police he has been harassed by his neighbors since October. Among the dirty tricks played on him are calls to the police reporting that his car has been parked too long in one spot. 2/4/16 7:59 p.m. Two heavyset salesmen aroused suspicion at a woman’s house on Greenridge Drive.

2/5/16 1:59 a.m. A cab passenger refused to get out of the car or pay the fare.

2/5/16 10:26 a.m. A nonmember came into the Mountain Park Rec Center, stripped and started using the shower. After getting dressed, the nonmember was trespassed.

2/5/16 12:58 p.m. A group of young women went into a yogurt shop and filled up their cups with frozen yogurt. One of the girls asked the shop owner if strawberry yogurt was available. When the owner answered in the negative, the girl tossed her yogurt cup into the trash.


2/1/16 1:15 p.m. Someone tried to open a phony Walmart account.

2/1/16 9:55 a.m. A patient obtained health care services by using false personal information.

2/3/16 12:35 p.m. A woman who had her ID stolen was told she owed money to the IRS and that there was a warrant out for her arrest. She gave her Social Security Number to the caller.

2/4/16 2:15 p.m. A man victimized by identity theft was robbed of $5.23 on a credit card purchase.

2/5/16 6:26 p.m. A 13-year-old son took his mother’s debit card and used it to obtain cash.