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11/16/16 A driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic device after a two-car crash at Kruse Way and Kruse Oaks Boulevard.

11/18/16 12:03 p.m. A driver was cited for failure to avoid a stopped vehicle after a two-car collision at Kruse Oaks Drive and Meadows Road.


11/16/16 4:39 p.m. A woman reported that her rose-gold iPhone 6 had been stolen. Estimated value: $600.

11/17/16 4:21 p.m. A white, 20-speed mountain bike was reported stolen from a porch on Foothills Drive.

11/19/16 2:32 p.m. Two bikes were taken from a home on Hofer Court.

11/20/16 2:19 p.m. Someone used a crowbar to break into a detached garage on Oswego Summit overnight and stole a red Trek bicycle.

11/21/16 2:34 a.m. An 18-pack of Bud Light was pilfered from the Plaid Pantry on Pilkington Road by a suspect who took off in a black Honda sedan.


11/17/16 2:21 p.m. A man sought advice from police after discovering that someone had hacked into his online accounts.

11/17/16 4:27 p.m. Someone tried to use a woman's Social Security number to open fraudulent accounts.


11/8/16 7:14 a.m. Neighbors were concerned that torn-up turf meant someone had driven a car through Freepons Park. Turns out it was just the result of a City employee trying to mow a particularly soggy patch of ground.

11/8/16 3:13 p.m. A 13-year-old girl called police to say that her 11-year-old sister was hitting her with shoes. An officer responded. The girls' parents were notified.

11/9/16 12:53 p.m. Several callers reported a woman driving her white Subaru in the wrong direction on Kruse Way near Mercantile Drive. Police stopped the vehicle and helped reorient the 78-year-old driver.

11/9/16 5:38 p.m. On the day after the election, police were called to the scene of a loud argument between a man and a woman near A Avenue and State Street. The topic: politics, of course.

11/10/16 5:06 a.m. What sounded to a resident like someone loudly placing a bet on a football game turned out to be an Uber driver waiting to pick up a fare on Eagle Crest Drive.

11/10/16 8:19 a.m. A man dressed in a sweater and khakis raised concern after he was seen wandering around an apartment complex, looking into cars and peering into windows. Turns out he was just a lost houseguest, and police reunited him with his family.

11/10/16 9:13 a.m. A neighbor had eight days to remove the offensive sign he created with duct tape on his garage.

11/10/16 10:51 a.m. A resident on Knauss Road was convinced that middle-school-age children were living in a Jeep that had been parked near a construction site for the past four days. Police determined that the vehicle belonged to the construction crew, however, and no children were located.

11/10/16 12:33 p.m. A perplexed landlord wasn't sure what to do after evicted tenants left their hamsters inside an apartment.

11/11/16 6:38 a.m. Someone spray-painted a black Chevy Tahoe and a black Ford pickup with unflattering comments about President-elect Trump.

11/11/16 9:21 p.m. Three people were observed rolling a barbecue grill down South Shore Boulevard after spending time in the yard of an abandoned house.

11/11/16 2:36 p.m. Four juveniles were reportedly throwing rocks and pine cones at passing cars near Lakeview Boulevard and Pilkington Road.

11/11/16 10:26 p.m. Two 17-year-olds were referred to juvenile authorities and released to their parents after being found in possession of alcohol and marijuana.

11/14/16 2:56 p.m. A parent asked for advice after reporting that her 18-year-old daughter was receiving bullying text messages.

11/14/16 3:19 p.m. Someone opened an Amazon.com box that had been delivered to a home on Oxford Drive, but none of the contents were taken.

11/15/16 2:02 p.m. Someone tried to get into a woman's vehicle while she was stopped at Greenridge Court and Monroe Parkway. Turns out he thought she was an Uber driver.

11/15/16 2:07 p.m. A fourth-grader left school after an altercation on the playground and was last seen in his apartment complex. Police determined that he wasn't in any danger and alerted his mom.

11/16/16 3:01 p.m. A customer at a local hardware store tried to solicit donations for a man he described as a fellow U.S. Marine who had lost his wife and home in a Lake Oswego house hire. Employees became suspicious when they were unable to confirm any details about the incident.

11/16/16 3:18 p.m. A short, balding man in his 40s couldn't explain why he kept showing up at a Lake Oswego home, other than to say he had been in jail, was turning his life around and "I need you to help me."

11/16/16 6:57 p.m. A man thought it was odd that a stranger had approached him on Oakridge Road and started a conversation.

11/17/16 8:24 a.m. A trash bag filled with empty commercial packaging for "Captain Saliva" prompted a call to police from a woman who mistakenly thought she had stumbled across drug paraphernalia.

11/17/16 11:24 a.m. Two men and a woman were reportedly loitering in the area round OnPoint Community Credit Union, asking customers for money. They left in a teal Honda sedan before police arrived.

11/17/16 12:51 p.m. A mom sought advice and options for gaining custody of her teenage son, who turned 18 last week. The young man, who is "into marijuana," currently lives with his father and 13-year-old sister.

11/17/16 9:56 p.m. Extra patrols were requested by a woman who said an ex-renter was just released after being jailed on domestic abuse charges. She said she would also apply for a stalking/protection order against the man.

11/17/16 11:34 p.m. After dealing with a barking dog in her neighborhood for three years, a woman agreed to sign a citation and have it delivered by police to the pooch's owner.

11/18/16 6:56 a.m. Employees at a daycare facility became concerned when they saw a small, occupied sedan parked outside for 20 minutes. But it was only a grandparent who had arrived earlier than usual to drop off a student.

11/18/16 8:49 a.m. Someone left marijuana on a bench near a playground. Police took the drugs away to be destroyed.

n 11/18/16 11:23 a.m. A 16-year-old was referred to juvenile authorities on a charge of criminal mischief involving damage to a patrol vehicle.

11/19/16 2:39 p.m. A man reported that his sister was missing; she wasn't answering her phone, he told police, and her care was not at her house. Police checked the house and local hospitals, only to learn later from a neighbor that the woman and returned home.

11/20/16 9:31 p.m. A 15-year-old told police that his mom and thrown him into a wall and told him he was going to jail. Police opted instead to calm the situation and offer other options.