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7/13/15 7:14 p.m. A woman became terrified when she saw a burglar scaling the house next door. But it was only the homeowner who had locked himself out.

7/14/15 8:09 p.m. A vanity top worth $169 was taken from a garage on Oswego Summit.


7/14/15 8:05 a.m. A blue jetty paddle board with a white stripe, valued at $850, was stolen on Lake Wood Bay.

7/14/15 2:52 p.m. Two bags of jewelry were reported stolen from a woman’s house.

7/14/15 3:39 p.m. A woman’s ring was stolen from her apartment and pawned.

7/14/15 3:54 p.m. Two green Cannondale mountain bikes, valued at $800, were stolen on Mt. Jefferson Terrace overnight.

7/15/15 2:13 p.m. A 21-speed bicycle valued at $2,000 was stolen from an unattached garage.

7/15/15 3:23 p.m. A person in the process of moving to Lake Oswego from San Jose, Calif., discovered that three guns were missing from the moving van.

7/15/15 4:45 p.m. A UPS package was stolen from a doorstep on Melrose Place.

7/17/15 8:28 a.m. A small air conditioner valued at $2,000 was stolen from a house on Highlands Loop overnight.

7/17/15 10:58 a.m. Bicycles, chairs, propane tanks and other random items have been stolen in a series of thefts at an apartment complex on Second Street. A suspect has been identified.

7/17/15 6:48 p.m. While a wedding was being held at a church, a thief stole several purses. One of the purses was worth $1,000.


7/9/15 7:32 a.m. A woman noticed that there was a teenage girl loitering in the alley behind her home on Sixth Street. When a police officer asked her what she was doing there, the girl said she was waiting for a ride.

7/9/15 9:54 a.m. A coyote has apparently made its home in the backyard of the historic Carman House.

7/9/15 12:45 p.m. A dead rat in a crosswalk was grossing out pedestrians.

7/9/15 4:36 p.m. While on a sales call on Vale Court, a solicitor didn’t take rejection well and started yelling at the resident.

7/10/15 12:02 a.m. Three teens were cited for breaking curfew and speeding.

7/10/15 2:32 a.m. A female was screaming and kicking a truck and declaring she wanted to go to jail. She appeared to be intoxicated.

7/10/15 2:35 a.m. A warrant for theft was served on a 40-year-old man.

7/10/15 8:10 a.m. A middle-age man in flowery shorts was going through garbage cans on Fifth Street.

7/10/15 8:44 a.m. A man who had filed a restraining order against a woman spotted her lurking nearby.

7/10/15 8:59 a.m. A man’s plan to cool off was spoiled when a skunk got in his swimming pool and he couldn’t get it out.

7/10/15 11:09 a.m. A man who had just been fired asked police to help him collect his things and receive his final check from his former place of employment.

7/10/15 11:52 a.m. A home on Lower Drive was reported overgrown with vegetation, cars and junk, and someone was believed to be sleeping in the yard.

7/10/15 2 p.m. An angry boyfriend started banging on a door and shouting that his girlfriend owed him money. It turned out he was at the wrong place.

7/10/15 2:01 p.m. A disillusioned grandson reported his grandmother for taking items from his house and keeping them in her own residence in Tualatin.

7/10/15 2:47 p.m. A rather old man with long gray hair and plaid shorts refused to identify himself at a financial business.

7/10/15 4:38 p.m. A prudish passerby was disturbed that a teenager was wearing only shorts while sitting on a bench.

7/10/15 4:38 p.m. A yard that has reportedly been full of debris for years is serving as a social place for cats, rats and dogs. An officer is seeking the owner of this mess.

7/10/15 6:01 p.m. A woman became alarmed when her bathtub filled up with brown water.

7/10/15 2:17 p.m. A woman’s ex-lover is standing in her yard and yelling. She wishes he would go away.

7/10/15 6:22 p.m. A man would like his friend to return the money box he took.

7/11/15 10:29 p.m. A woman is worried that her personal information has been compromised and is worried about her bank accounts.

7/12/15 12:21 p.m. A procession of ducks was observed coming from the vicinity of the Lake Corporation office.

7/12/15 10:11 p.m. A landlord’s odd behavior was making his renters paranoid.

7/13/15 9:02 a.m. A citizen reported that a small gray poodle mix on Country Woods Court was in awful shape. The little fellow appeared dehydrated and had a cataract in his right eye. When the observer reached out to pet the dog, it snapped and growled at him.

7/13/15 9:57 a.m. A woman walking down Oakridge Road between Waluga Drive and Boones Ferry Road noticed that about 20 vehicles were parked on both sides of the street. She thought parking was legal only on one side of the street.

7/13/15 10:25 a.m. Someone broke the windows of a business and threw things around. Damage was set at $200.

7/13/15 10:37 a.m. A woman said she wants her neighbor’s dog to stop using her yard as a restroom.

7/13/15 11:50 a.m. A 14-year-old client assaulted another client at a youth facility. Police were asked to talk to the attacker.

7/13/15 12:35 p.m. Police were seeking a client of a youth facility who ran off with a girl.

7/13/15 1:08 p.m. A passerby was concerned about six dogs seen inside a car at a filling station. The possibility of theft was raised.

7/13/15 11:21 p.m. An elderly woman flagged down a car and asked for a ride. She was weeping and smelled of urine.

7/14/15 8:01 a.m. When a police officer asked a man why he was sleeping in a battered old car, he said that his mother didn’t want him in the house.

7/14/15 12:13 p.m. A woman was disturbed that vegetation from her neighbor’s yard was creeping into her yard.

7/14/15 12:18 p.m. While strolling on the Marylhurst campus, a woman said she was nearly run over by a white dump truck.

7/14/15 3:06 p.m. An observer was concerned that the tall grass near the historic Carman House could catch on fire.

7/14/15 9:23 p.m. A teenager in an apparent state of high inebriation was cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol and released to his parents.

7/15/15 8:41 a.m. Two young teens firing pellet guns in a backyard were informed that this was against city laws.

7/15/15 9:09 a.m. A man was walking and yelling in the middle of traffic. His weird behavior was not attreibuted to drunkenness.

7/15/15 1 p.m. A woman’s 15-year-old daughter ran away from home and her mother wants her brought back.

7/15/15 10:47 p.m. An imbibing bartender was over-serving customers at a downtown establishment.

7/16/15 10:23 a.m. A boom heard overnight on Wembley Park Road was the sound of a woman’s mailbox being blown up.

7/17/15 5:28 a.m. A 50-year-old man refused to leave a backyard on McEwan Road, claiming that he lived there. He was cited and released for public indecency.

7/17/15 11:27 a.m. Someone smashed the rear passenger window of a Dodge Caravan on Country Club Road. Damage was set at $200.

7/17/15 1:34 p.m. A mother was banging on a door and yelling at her daughter to clean the house while a baby was sleeping.

7/17/15 2:01 p.m. A subject snuck into a hotel room to take a shower but was caught and trespassed.

7/17/15 5:03 p.m. Three teenagers smelling of marijuana were apprehended at George Rogers Park.

7/17/15 10:39 p.m. Police were asked to pursue a naked man at an apartment complex on Monroe Parkway.

7/17/15 9:48 a.m. A pervert tried to grab a therapist while she was giving him a massage.

7/17/15 1:16 p.m. A suicidal sister has been calling from Oregon City.

7/18/15 11:33 p.m. Police were asked to anticipate several drunks leaving a party.

7/19/15 12:08 a.m. A 19-year-old girl was cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol and having an open container.

7/19/15 1:08 a.m. After a verbal brawl with a man, a woman was escorted to her residence by police.

7/19/15 3:05 a.m. A girlfriend refused to leave her boyfriend’s apartment until her parents showed up.

7/19/15 8:26 p.m. A hungry and homeless man was asking customers at a gas station for food.

7/19/15 10:59 p.m. Parents said an 18-year-old son was threatening to kill himself. He left on foot, and police were searching for him.

7/20/15 12:19 a.m. A carful of juveniles were smoking pot in the Walmart parking lot.


7/13/15 1:42 p.m. A woman received a call from a man who said that he was her grandson and was in jail. She didn’t believe him.

7/13/15 5:08 p.m. Two phony car repair guys took $200 for fixing a dent and they only rubbed it with a chemical.

7/13/15 6:12 p.m. A woman was victimized on Craigslist by a scam artist who took her money and is now trying to obtain her personal information.

7/14/15 3:13 p.m. A freight-forwarding company aroused mistrust by saying it would accept payments only by money order or money transfer.

7/16/15 9:16 a.m. A mom was upset with her daughter. The disagreement arose when the mother got an email saying she had won a prize and the mom sent the company money via Western Union. When the daughter expressed concern that her mother might not be able to take care of herself, the mother expressed sharp disagreement.

7/16/15 10:57 a.m. A caller claiming to be a detective called a woman at a downtown restaurant and said he had a warrant for her arrest. He also claimed to have her Social Security Number and other personal information. A police officer placed her on Fraud Alert for her SSN and credit reports.

7/19/15 9:01 p.m. A 38-year-old man was cited and released for criminal possession of a forgery instrument.


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