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8/18/16 11:42 a.m. A woman was hit by a small turquoise car that backed into her vehicle at a stoplight. The driver was described as a large bald man in his 60s who was wearing a long-sleeve white shirt.


8/15/16 3:29 p.m. Lake Grove Presbyterian Church was burglarized. Nothing was stolen, but doors and a safe were damaged.


8/16/16 4:46 p.m. Two bicycles were stolen while their young owners were playing at the Lake Grove swim park.

8/17/16 12:47 p.m. An audio cable valued at $4 was taken from a Prius overnight.

8/17/16 2:09 p.m. A wealth management advisor’s Samsung laptop was stolen.

8/19/16 10:56 a.m. A thief filled up a shopping cart with kids’ toys at a local shop and put them in a silver Mercedes.

8/19/16 5:50 p.m. A woman’s purse, wallet and money were lifted from her Honda Civic on Foothills Drive.


8/16/16 12:23 p.m. A father received a call from someone who claimed that his daughter had been kidnapped and demanded he go to a bank. The father found that his daughter was fine, though, and police told him he had probably been targeted randomly by international scammers.

8/19/16 10:41 a.m. An unknown person stole personal information and attempted to get money from Chase Bank in California.

8/19/16 11:14 a.m. A man wanted to follow up on an embezzlement case that he had reported to a bank more than a year ago.

8/19/16 2:09 p.m. A man received a call in which a young girl was heard screaming, followed by a message that his daughter had been kidnapped. The only problem: He has no daughter.

8/20/16 12:37 p.m. A woman received a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS. She highly doubts the call was legitimate.


8/13/16 3:15 p.m. A man in a red Toyota was amusing himself by flipping off every driver he encountered on Country Club Road.

8/13/16 5:59 p.m. A recalcitrant ex-husband refused to move the car he still had parked in front of his ex-wife’s house.

8/13/16 6:22 p.m. A man dressed as a Viking was reportedly hitting a Toyota with a shovel. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

8/14/16 12:09 p.m. An argument between a 15-year-old girl and her mother got so bad that the cops had to separate them.

8/14/16 5:44 p.m. A pack of teenage troublemakers were blowing an airhorn and frightening drivers on Lakeview Boulevard. 

8/14/16 6:33 p.m. A man was “freaked out” when a fellow in a car drove up close to him and started loudly revving his motor. When the shaken person asked why he was being harrassed, the driver allegedly tried to start a fight.

8/15/16 6:34 a.m. People exercising at Foothills Park were bothered by a man who was standing nearby and staring at them.

8/15/16 10:12 a.m. A former employee at a business on Meadows Road was disturbing his former associates by sitting shoeless on a nearby bench and playing loud music. The man reportedly has a history of mental health issues.

8/15/16 12:59 p.m. When a woman returned to her car to retrieve some belongings, she saw a man shut the car door and run off with a female associate.

8/15/16 5:24 p.m. A man with a vacuum handle in his hand was reportedly banging on mailboxes as he walked through a neighborhood.

8/15/16 8:59 p.m. Police were called after an inebriated customer was seen staggering out of a bar on State Street and lurching into his car.

8/16/16 7:02 a.m. Two young guys with backpacks and bicycles were reportedly smoking pot out of a bong.

8/16/16 8:17 a.m. People entering a restroom in a building on Kruse Way Place were startled to find a half-naked man lying on the floor. One of the man’s co-workers assured police that all was OK, though, and the man declined medical treatment.

8/16/16 10:44 a.m. A brother threatened to stab his sister with knives.

8/16/16 10:56 a.m. A man’s dog bit a friend’s child a few weeks ago, and now the friend wants the dog to be put down.

8/16/16 1:45 p.m. After a woman purchased a sick dog, she started receiving harassing calls and text messages from the person who sold her the pet.

8/16/16 2:09 p.m. A woman signed up to get a free children’s safety kit online, but she canceled the order after learning that the folks who were offering the kit wanted to come to her home. Since then, they have called her twice to complain about being told “No.”

8/16/16 3 p.m. A woman’s Sugar Glider has been missing for three weeks. The small marsupial is very tame, she told police, and would probably approach people.

8/16/16 7:30 p.m. A son and his girlfriend were asked to leave a party, but they refused. They were later trespassed by police.

8/17/16 6:19 a.m. A woman and her male companion took a bath in a fountain on A Avenue and then went to sleep under some trees.

8/17/16 9:08 a.m. Two men who appeared to be homeless sat down in the street after knocking on the door of a home on Northshore Road.

8/17/16 10:23 a.m. A 10-year-old boy was bitten by a dog, and his parents want to file charges.

8/17/16 1:29 p.m. A driver swigging from a vodka bottle was observed weaving from lane to lane for at least six miles.

8/17/16 2:11 p.m. A woman discovered that her ex-partner had changed the locks on their apartment.

8/17/16 4:20 p.m. An employee suddenly resigned, just as she was about to take a drug test.

8/17/16 4:44 p.m. After changing the locks, a man informed his former roommate that he would have her arrested if she returned to get her things.

8/17/16 5:18 p.m. A man seen using a coat hanger to get into a car turned out to be the owner, who had locked his keys inside.

8/18/16 midnight A boy was heard screaming and yelling from a back yard.

8/18/16 2:48 p.m. Three teenagers were trespassed for skateboarding at an elementary school.

8/18/16 3:37 p.m. A woman allegedly being stalked by her ex-husband was referred to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.

8/18/16 3:57 p.m. A naked man was advised by police of some more appropriate places to change clothes.

8/18/16 4:19 p.m. A man was caught masturbating in a car while looking at Facebook.

8/18/16 4:48 p.m. A cat thought to be dead in an alley woke up and was retrieved by its owner.

8/18/16 7:14 p.m. A woman told police she believes her boyfriend smokes marijuana and is endangering her 15-year-old daughter.

8/19/16 7:41 a.m. A vandal threw bottles at a woman’s house and car on Hallinan Street.

8/19/16 9:22 a.m. A beat-up school bus with mattresses inside was reportedly parked on Overlook Drive.

8/19/16 12:26 p.m. A dog wandered into a yard and refused to leave. The dog’s owner was located and slapped with a citation.

8/19/16 3:01 p.m. A transient was found sleeping on City property. He was advised to sleep somewhere else.

8/19/16 3:11 p.m. A protester was screaming anti-religious slurs at people in front the Mormon temple on Kruse Oaks Boulevard.

8/19/16 3:18 p.m. A man sought help from police in his custody battle with his estranged wife over their dog.

8/19/16 4:09 p.m. A man came to the door of a home on Eleanor Court and asked to use the bathroom. When he was refused, he simply went to the house next door.

8/19/16 8:25 p.m. Fuming over personal problems, a subject stormed into an apartment. His roommate thought police should know about the incident.

8/19/16 9:08 p.m. A husband began searching through belongings so aggressively that his wife felt compelled to call the cops.

8/19/16 9:25 p.m. A neighbor’s dog was unjustly charged with barking too much.

8/19/16 11:25 p.m. A 20-year-old girl was cited for being a minor in possession and giving false information to the police.

8/20/16 9:07 a.m. Three runaway teenagers from Hillsboro were found passed out in Lake Oswego. Their next stop was a Juvenile Detention Center in Portland.

8/20/16 11:45 a.m. Two reckless drivers in Hummers were making other motorists miserable on A Avenue.

8/20/16 11:52 a.m. A dog-on-dog attack was reported in Bryant Woods Park.

8/20/16 1:26 p.m. A neighbor sped to the rescue of a dog who was overheated and needed water.

8/20/16 1:52 p.m. Immediately upon arriving home, a drunken husband started arguing with his wife. He then left for the liquor store. Police decided his behavior was worthy of a stay in the Hooper Detox Stabilization Center.

8/20/16 2:26 p.m. A woman in a red Volkswagen Rabbit was seen speeding through an area. She met criticism of her driving with an extended middle finger.

8/20/16 2:44 p.m. Two juveniles were warned not to climb or jump off the concert tug master at George Rogers Park.

8/20/16 7:59 p.m. A drunkard verbally tore into employees at a hotel because he felt they had disrespected his wife.

8/21/16 10:30 a.m. A man was threatened with bodily harm by an angry neighbor. The solution was to trespass the man.

8/21/16 12:06 p.m. An 82-year-old man missing from a retirement center was tracked down at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center.

8/21/16 1:46 p.m. A man sought advice from police on how to get his car back from his girlfriend, who had borrowed the vehicle and never brought it back.

8/21/16 2:49 p.m. A park volunteer stumbled upon a well-hidden safe with keypad and a metal toolbox.

8/21/16 3:58 p.m. A woman was worried about her neighbor, who hadn’t been seen for days and whose dog was howling non-stop.

8/21/16 9:52 p.m. Ten teenage boys caused an uproar at a swimming pool by throwing rocks. A woman boldly confronted the miscreants and demanded that they pick up the rocks.

8/21/16 10:01 p.m. An odd couple showed up at a park bench. The man disappeared, but the woman he left behind looked skinny, strung out and ill.

8/21/16 10:08 p.m. While two kids were swimming and screaming, their parents reportedly were boozing.

8/21/16 10:34 p.m. A verbal brawl became physical when a woman smacked a man in the face and then started buffeting him with pillows.