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11/2/13 1:05 a.m. A crook broke into a garage and stole a Navarrow hybrid bike valued at $400.

11/2/13 1:02 p.m. An estimated $5,000 worth of home appliances — including a new dishwasher, range and microwave — were burgled from a vacant home.


11/2/13 10:49 a.m. An 18-year-old was cited for a hit-and-run accident.


10/29/13 12:25 p.m. A male and female are taking stuff from a dumpster on McVey Avenue.

10/29/13 12:38 p.m. Jewelry worth $55,000 has disappeared from a jewelry store over the past three months. It may be an inside job.

10/30/13 10:30 a.m. A thief ripped open the top of a convertible and took a Hewlett-Packard laptop. The theft took place on Kerr Parkway.

10/30/13 12:51 p.m. Money totaling $394 was taken from four machines at a hotel from Sept. 5 to Oct. 29.

10/31/13 8:07 p.m. A multicolor wallet with a skull on it was stolen on a college campus and credit cards have been used.

11/3/13 3:35 p.m. Vehicles were broken into and entered overnight. Items stolen included a Dell laptop, school books and a blue backpack.

11/3/13 7:53 p.m. Police were on the trail of a man who stole a $10 traffic cone, possibly due to an ongoing dispute with a neighbor.


10/21/13 4:52 p.m. A man has aroused suspicion on Melrose Street by darting in and out of bushes.

10/21/13 11:01 p.m. The presence of a man who keeps hanging around his wife’s apartment is not wanted.

10/22/13 2:12 p.m. A woman has decided not to press charges against the boyfriend who slapped her.

10/22/13 6:41 p.m. A neighbor’s dog is running loose and scared a woman on Britten Court.

10/23/13 11:33 a.m. Ill feeling broke out at the dog park when a man started threatening a woman because he did not like her dog. He even wants to fight her over it. On the other hand, the man charged that the female was the aggressive one in this situation.

10/23/13 12:10 p.m. A wallet that had been lost for more than a year was returned to its owner.

10/23/13 2:37 p.m. A struggle over who can stay in a house has broken out between a husband and wife who separated three months ago. While the husband is out of the country, his mother is staying in the home. But the mother-in-law will not allow the wife and her son to use it over the weekend, even though the wife owns the house.

10/23/13 4:55 p.m. In a landlord/tenant dispute that has turned ugly, a landlord stole all of a tenant’s clothes. Previously he threatened him and kicked in the door. Police officers informed the tenant they can offer assistance if the situation escalates.

10/23/13 5:41 p.m. A woman’s children are being threatened.

10/23/13 6:28 p.m. A door-to-door salesman is being relentless in seeking the business of a woman on Lakeview Boulevard. He just got through ringing her doorbell for 10 minutes and he has been to her house three or four times in recent months.

10/23/13 8:02 p.m. A woman has received seven texts that say terrible things about her.

10/23/13 11:05 p.m. A man is posting death threats over Facebook. He said he is waiting in Tualatin with a 9MM handgun.

10/24/13 9:36 a.m. A woman was charged by a dog as she strolled by the tennis courts at Lake Oswego High School.

10/24/13 3:02 p.m. After being mugged while out of the country, a woman is seeking safety tips from police.

10/24/13 6:56 p.m. A daughter has been receiving harassing phone calls from a mysterious stranger.

10/24/13 7:20 p.m. A fully-bearded man was shooting off a pellet gun on Arbor Drive.

10/24/13 8:12 p.m. A man stumbling along Fosberg Road was simply very tired of walking. He was given a ride home by officers.

10/25/13 8:59 a.m. A man walked into a veterinary clinic and placed a restaurant check holder on the counter, then walked backward out of the office. This odd incident was caught on video.

10/25/13 12:41 p.m. An outsider keeps coming in to hang out in an employees’ break room. The person is described as a matronly woman wearing sunglasses.

10/25/13 3:29 p.m. After informing a truck driver there was oil leaking from his vehicle, a man was told to mind his own business.

10/25/13 4:10 p.m. A vehicle was weaving all over Country Club Road while the driver was texting.

10/25/13 8:09 p.m. An 18-year-old daughter is getting into hot water at an apartment complex for not following house rules.

10/26/13 8:48 a.m. In an incident on Upper Drive, a vandal pulled down and broke a convex mirror on a vehicle in a woman’s driveway.

10/26/13 12:43 p.m. A mother was upset when someone asked her children to sign a petition supporting gay marriage.

10/26/13 5:28 p.m. A man was removed from a pharmacy after getting high in the parking lot.

10/27/13 10:56 a.m. A custody check was requested for two young children because their grandparents are possibly doing cocaine.

10/27/13 3:40 p.m. A social worker was advised by a hospital that there was a long waiting time for psychiatry patients.

10/27/13 4:10 p.m. After adopting a dog from a shelter, a woman tried to sell the dog on Craigslist. When the shelter found out about this attempted transaction, it demanded the return of the dog, saying the woman broke the contract.

10/28/13 12:14 a.m. A woman called police when a male got drunk and started scaring her. The fellow left on foot before police arrived.

10/28/13 8:30 a.m. The soccer goals were moved at Lakeridge Junior High School so somebody could climb on the roof.

10/28/13 10:02 a.m. An older man is sending harassing texts to another man’s daughter.

10/28/13 10:04 a.m. A woman is being subjected to dog harassment by a man threatening to take away her beloved pooch she recently adopted.

10/28/13 3:40 p.m. After declining an offer of friendship, a woman is now getting into arguments with the housesitter next door.

10/29/13 9:49 a.m. A mother decided to call the cops after being plunked by a full can of soda thrown by her daughter. However, the mom just couldn’t press harassment charges against her girl.

10/29/13 11:52 a.m. A great dane named Shamus has run away. He should be easy to spot.

10/29/13 2:26 p.m. A dog trotted all the way from West Linn to George Rogers Park before being found walking along the Willamette River by a police officer.

10/29/13 3:17 p.m. A resident of Da Vinci Street requested extra patrols after somebody tried to pry off the license plate from his car.

10/29/13 5:06 p.m. A mess was left behind by a previous renter. A vehicle was abandoned and miscellaneous items were scattered all over the property.

10/29/13 6:13 p.m. A person was transported to St. Vincent Medical Center after trying to commit suicide.

10/30/13 1:04 p.m. Neighbors are fighting on McVey Avenue. A woman was threatened in a dispute over a property line. The nasty neighbor finally left but not before taking photos.

10/30/13 2:25 p.m. An odd 911 call turned out to be a child playing on the phone.

10/30/13 2:39 p.m. A mother has tracked her runaway son to a hideout at his girlfriend’s house.

10/30/13 2:59 p.m. Vehicles are constantly illegally parking in handicap spaces at a super market.

10/30/13 4:16 p.m. An ex-husband showed up at his ex-wife’s house and started arguing.

10/30/13 4:42 p.m. A nut of a driver was constantly speeding and stopping in an erratic excursion down Carman Drive. At one point the driver got out of his car and it was noticed he had blood on him.

10/30/13 4:49 p.m. A hotel manager sought assistance with a “guest” who was locked out of a room after refusing to pay. It is not expected that the guest will eventually pay so he will surely be removed.

10/30/13 7:12 p.m. An officer delivered a welfare check, medications and food for the care of a 21-month-old child.

10/31/13 9:39 a.m. A flashing yellow light on B Avenue and North State Street is a possible driving hazard.

10/31/13 11:46 a.m. Three stop signs were torn down on Hillside Way.

10/31/13 1:14 p.m. A terminated employee has aroused worry by driving slowly by in an automobile.

10/31/13 1:21 p.m. An estranged husband has been calling and threatening his wife and her coworker.

10/31/13 2:10 p.m. A baby was left inside of a vehicle parked in front of a pizza place.

10/31/13 2:17 p.m. A black poodle dressed for Halloween is now missing.

10/31/13 4:30 p.m. A group of juveniles has been harassing a woman for several weeks by making inappropriate comments and gestures.

10/31/13 4:32 p.m. Police have been called to keep an eye on a terminated employee who keeps showing up.

10/31/13 6:41 p.m. A skinny man in a gray sweatsuit is walking around and carrying his shoes. This is thought to be odd.

10/31/13 8:30 p.m. Children on Hofer Court were frightened by a wacko who jumped out of bushes and roared at them.

10/31/13 9:30 p.m. Three male teens have been stealing pumpkins and smashing them on Marjorie Avenue.

11/1/13 12:21 a.m. Halloween vandalism took place on Hastings Place when teens knocked over Halloween lights and “for sale” signs. For good measure they also smashed a pumpkin.

11/1/13 7:20 a.m. A man is growing something illegal in his garden.

11/1/13 7:51 a.m. Three teens were going in and out of an apartment on Kerr Parkway all night and are now sleeping in the laundry room.

11/1/13 10:44 a.m. A man sat down in a coffee shop and started burning something in a spoon and shooting it up. He was reportedly on his way to work and showed no sign of impairment.

11/1/13 12:59 p.m. As a man was being taken to jail by police, he shot a vicious look at a woman from the back of the patrol car. She is now concerned he may come back and cause problems, and she is particularly worried about her daughter’s safety.

11/1/13 2:42 p.m. A clipping establishment received a prank phone call from somebody claiming to be from PGE who said that their electricity bill had not been paid and that their power would be cut off within an hour.

11/1/13 3:15 p.m. Three junior-high-age males were seen using drugs in a park on Southwest Childs Road.

11/1/13 6:34 p.m. Residents on Camden Lane managed to capture a neighbor’s dog that was running around loose. But the neighbors have not returned.

11/1/13 7:51 p.m. A man is seeking to buy a woman’s vehicle off of Craigslist even though she is not selling it.

11/2/13 1:21 p.m. A dogsitter proved to be untrustworthy, using a man’s vehicle without permission.

11/2/13 6:33 p.m. A woman in a Safeway store was weeping and asking people for cigarettes. She soon left on a TriMet bus.


10/21/13 1:41 p.m. A man claiming to be a woman’s grandson said he had crashed his car in Peru and needed her to wire $6,500 to pay for damages. Instead, she went to the police for advice.

10/23/13 7:25 p.m. A woman is getting phony calls from somebody who claims to be with the IRS asking about back taxes. She thinks it is the same person who previously tried a grandparent scam on her.

10/24/13 9:53 a.m. A woman received a cashier’s check that had instructions to cash it and deal with Mystery Shopper.

10/25/13 12:01 p.m. A man received a call from a Chinese restaurant trying to convince him to allow restaurant employees access to his computer.

10/28/13 8:13 p.m. Unauthorized charges were made on a woman’s Visa card.

10/29/13 12:21 p.m. A lady suspected a trick when the International Bank of China called her to say she needs to split money left by a relative, but she has to be secret about it.


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