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8/6/13 10:36 p.m. A burglar got into a room at the Crowne Plaza and stole a MacBook Pro valued at $1,200 and two other laptops.

8/11/13 4:08 p.m. A juvenile burglar was caught in the act of burglary in a garage on Cloverleaf Road. The larcenous youth took off running in the direction of Lakeridge High School and jumped into a blue Ford Focus. His backup team of burglars soon left in another blue car.

8/11/13 5:41 p.m. During an open house on Carman Drive, a burglar got in and stole a woman’s laptop, tablet and Samsung Nexus phone. Loss was set at $1,300.

8/11/13 6:33 p.m. A burglar on Depot Street snuck into a house to steal a bicycle and two pairs of skis.


8/5/13 3:49 p.m. A thief entered a vehicle on South State Street and took a purse with a wallet.

8/5/13 5:06 p.m. Two checks were stolen from a woman’s mailbox on Deerbrush Avenue.

8/6/13 3:04 p.m. Secure digital cards with legal document information and personal information were stolen from a home on Parkview Drive.

8/8/13 10:13 a.m. A sign thief made off with two signs from the public right of way near Lake Oswego Junior High School.

8/8/13 7:19 p.m. A wallet and an Apple MacBook Pro valued at $1,700 were stolen from an apartment on Third Street.

8/9/13 6:39 p.m. A wallet full of credit cards and a driver’s license were stolen at a restaurant.

8/10/13 10:36 a.m. A lumber thief absconded with boards from a construction site on Siena Drive.

8/11/13 11:03 a.m. A wallet was lifted at the Mt. Park Racquet Club.


8/5/13 8:29 a.m. A nervous man was jumping in and out of bushes as cars passed on Highway 43.

8/5/13 12:44 p.m. A man is worried because the woman he was supposed to fly with to Las Vegas has not shown up.

8/5/13 3:24 p.m. Two dogs have been leashed outside of Starbucks on North State Street for four and a half hours.

8/5/13 5:55 p.m. A citizen complained that the wastewater department has not fixed the sensors on its alarms.

8/5/13 7:32 p.m. Three or four juvies cut through a fence and strolled around the municipal golf course on Stafford Road.

8/6/13 6:37 a.m. Just as some landscapers turned on their leaf blowers on Oswego Pointe Drive, somebody ran up to them and pointed out the city ordinance against leaf blowing at such an early hour.

8/6/13 12:14 p.m. A woman is spooked by two kids walking around Oak Creek School and carrying lit sparklers. Conditions are very dry there, and she fears a small wildfire.

8/6/13 12:18 p.m. Police have been warned about an individual who might be turning kids into pot smokers.

8/6/13 12:23 p.m. A son who is having psychiatric problems yanked at the steering wheel while his mother was driving, then took off on foot. Peace was restored by officers, who determined that mother and son were having a dispute over the young man’s meal money.

8/6/13 12:27 p.m. Police cracked down on illegal parking on North State Street by issuing five citations for parking in reserved spaces without a permit.

8/6/13 1:08 p.m. Criminal mischief makers caused $2,500 in damage to a woman’s yard on Crest Drive by ripping out her yard lights and tossing them in the middle of the yard.

8/6/13 3:11 p.m. Despite being sedated and told not to drive, a woman left a doctor’s office on foot and has not come back.

8/6/13 7:04 p.m. A solicitor said he was menaced by a man brandishing a handgun while he was at a residence on Lakeview Boulevard. However, the solicitor was cited and released on the charge of initiating a false report to police.

8/6/13 10:19 p.m. A mother was assaulted by her son, who has a history of mental issues.

8/7/13 10:07 a.m. A woman felt a pair of strange eyes watching her on the playground at Oak Creek School.

8/7/13 11:22 a.m. Four men were panhandling at Walmart on Jean Way.

8/7/13 1:50 p.m. A 14-year-old boy has run away from home. The first place the police are going to check is at his friend’s house.

8/7/13 2:05 p.m. A 32-year-old woman was cited by police for misuse of 911.

8/7/13 2:46 p.m. There is a continual problem on North State Street with bicyclists using the sidewalk and almost hitting pedestrians. A woman has tried to talk to them about this and she has received only rudeness in return. A bicyclist contacted by an officer said that the woman had been “freaked out” by him and his brother as they rode bikes.

8/7/13 5:32 p.m. A pig broke out of its backyard and was eating apples in a backyard on Hallinan Circle. A police officer put a halt to the pig’s fruit feast.

8/7/13 9:04 p.m. A man and a woman are yelling at each other in front of a downtown restaurant. In addition, some guys in a black sedan are making obscene gestures at passersby.

8/8/13 7:57 a.m. A 12-year-old client at a youth facility suddenly went wild, swinging a piece of metal around and tearing up the office.

8/8/13 8:17 a.m. A resident of Kruse Oaks Boulevard claims paint with lead is being sandblasted at the Mormon temple.

8/8/13 9:08 a.m. A kicking vandal kicked in the vents on the amphitheater restroom door at Roehr Park. Loss was set at $50.

8/8/13 9:47 a.m. A fluffy, small dog is raising the ire of an apartment dweller by continually running around the complex.

8/8/13 11:25 a.m. Dolphin statue jumpers were out in force at Oswego Pointe Drive, leaping 100 feet into the adjacent water.

8/8/13 11:29 a.m. A mother would like to have her knife-wielding son removed from her house.

8/8/13 12:30 p.m. A man is sick and tired of receiving solicitation calls with recorded instructions to call his local police for training information.

8/8/13 12:40 p.m. A suspicious person entered the campus of a youth facility and tried to contact one of the clients there.

8/8/13 1:56 p.m. A weird man in white has been staring at a girl on Indian Creek near the dog park. Police were asked to keep a lookout for him.

8/8/13 3:12 p.m. A solicitor with a missing tooth raised discomfort in a resident of Crestview Drive.

8/8/13 4:30 p.m. Rats are residing at a property on Lakeview Boulevard because a construction crew did not clean up its mess.

8/9/13 12:06 a.m. Just after midnight two teenage girls were picked up for curfew violation.

8/9/13 7:38 a.m. Suds were foaming everywhere after somebody put Pantene in a water fountain at Bella Terra Drive. The damage to the fountain and the death of 20 fish resulted in a loss of $300.

8/9/13 11:47 a.m. A woman is getting threatening phone calls about a loan that she did not take out.

8/9/13 5:04 p.m. A postal employee was trapped in his vehicle by an aggressive dog that would not let him out.

8/9/13 10:19 p.m. A car in front of a bar was possibly broken into and damaged.

8/10/13 2:52 a.m. A man got upset about seeing a bird stuck in a cup holder in a truck. However, an officer found that it was only a toy mouse.

8/10/13 10:26 a.m. A woman said a friend’s husband had stolen several urns from an estate sale.

8/10/13 1:28 p.m. Dope smoking was suspected when some 14-year-old kids were spotted holding something resembling a bong while on a trail near Indian Creek Drive.

8/10/13 3:51 p.m. A guy in a truck drove up to a restaurant, threw a soda can on the parking lot and swore at the restaurant owner.

8/10/13 4:46 p.m. A woman did not need medical attention after being stung by a bee.

8/10/13 5:29 p.m. Lake Patrol was called in to capture some bees that stung two people near Edgecliff Terrace.

8/10/13 7:11 p.m. Lake patrol came across a person with a cut foot near McVey Avenue. The injured person was transported to Lake Corp for medical evaluation.

8/10/13 9:35 p.m. A possible prowler was seen skulking on Reese Road.

8/10/13 9:41 p.m. A Good Samaritan in a boat transported a person with a head injury to be evaluated by medics at the Lake Oswego Fire Department.

8/11/13 12:59 a.m. A woman came home to see a Peeping Tom looking through a window. He was last seen running toward Greentree.

8/11/13 6:14 a.m. Since the arrest and incarceration of its owner, a dog has been crying and barking for days from inside an apartment. Arrangements were made with the convict’s ex-wife to take care of the dog.

8/11/13 11:29 a.m. A truly nasty neighbor in an adjacent apartment is leaving harassing notes on a woman’s door and throwing dog excrement on her deck and car door.

8/11/13 8:15 p.m. Six subjects playing kickball on South Shore Boulevard agreed to quit cheering so loudly.

8/11/13 9:05 p.m. Two juveniles climbed a roof and peered into a man’s house.

8/11/13 9:23 p.m. The mysterious sounds of digging on Spring Lane turned out to be workmen fixing a leaking irrigation system.

8/11/13 10:09 p.m. A 7-year-old daughter is receiving text messages from an unknown subject.


8/9/13 4:34 p.m. A check was written using the information from a woman. Now she is getting collection calls about a fake account.

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