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8/22/15 10:26 p.m. The owner of a white Toyota 4Runner said his car had been struck by a black SUV in a hit-and-run incident on C Avenue. There were no injuries, although the owner of the 4Runner estimated damage to his car at $200.

8/23/15 10:38 a.m. A 2015 Toyota Corolla and a U.S. Postal Service vehicle were involved in a crash on Kerr Parkway. There were no injuries.

8/23/15 4:17 p.m. A red Dodge Caravan was struck by a silver Mercedes SUV in a hit-and-run incident near George Rogers Park. No one was injured.

8/28/15 1:38 p.m. A woman reported a dent in her vehicle that might have occurred at Washington Square Mall.


8/22/15 1:40 p.m. Someone pried the door off a storage unit on State Street and took a bicycle and golf clubs worth an estimated $2,500.

8/25/15 7:53 a.m. Thieves broke the window of a Toyota 4Runner on Mt. Jefferson Terrace and took two bags worth $800.

8/28/15 9:32 p.m. A bicycle was taken from underneath a stairwell at Kruse Way Commons. The bike was valued at less than $300.


8/22/15 8:23 a.m. A man was wandering around an area looking up into trees. After being interrogated, the man was transported to 24 Hour Fitness.

8/22/15 9:44 a.m. The owner of a dark green 2005 Jaguar XJ thought his car had been stolen from the Starbucks parking lot on State Street — until police located it in the parking lot and pointed it out to him.

8/22/15 3:12 p.m. A resident asked to speak with an officer about Tasers and whether he could buy one online.

8/22/15 4:15 p.m. Neighbors enraged by a woman’s dog urinating in their yard tried to force their way into her house. There was no end in sight for this controversy.

8/22/15 6:57 p.m. Mischievious youngsters rang the doorbell of a home on Avery Lane and then ran away. The homeowner was not amused.

8/23/15 1 a.m. An addict spit on a person who spotted him doing drugs. The druggie was then trespassed from the business on Lakeview Boulevard.

8/23/15 5:12 p.m. A drunk driver in a burglarized car was seen leaving a convenience store.

8/23/15 5:44 p.m. An 11-year-old child assaulted a staff member at a youth facility. The juvenile was charged with assault and menacing and referred to Clackamas County Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center.

8/23/15 9:07 p.m. A group of juveniles were seen smoking marijuana in a Chevrolet parked on Boones Ferry Road. A 17-year-old boy was charged with criminal mischief and taken into custody by the West Linn Police Department.

8/24/15 12:48 a.m. A strange light was coming from a Port-A-Potty on Twin Fir Road.

8/24/15 5:38 p.m. A homeowner on Terrace Drive told police someone is spraying her garden with weed killer. An officer found evidence of wilting and dead plants and the nearby grass was brown and dry, but there was no evidence of criminal activity.

8/24/15 6:33 p.m. A bald man in his 30s was seen hanging out around cars on Foothills Drive.

8/24/15 9:15 p.m. An injured fawn was reported on Overlook Drive. Officers determined that the animal was able to walk and helped it off the road to rest.

8/25/15 2:06 a.m. A 16-year-old and a 17-year-old were referred to juvenile authorities after being picked up for curfew violations on State Street.

8/25/15 2:47 a.m;. Three more teenagers — a 17-year-old and two 15-year-olds — were referred to juvenile authorities after they violated curfew on Fourth Street near C Avenue.

8/25/15 3:12 a.m. One garbage can was burned, others were knocked over and six recycling bins were moved into the driveway and roadway at Lakeridge Junior High School. Two “Do Not Enter” signs and a “Neighbhorhood Watch” sign also were broken.

8/25/15 7:47 a.m. Burned plastic bottles were found behind the main building at Lakeridge Junior High School.

8/25/15 9:41 a.m. Coyotes were reported wandering near Lakeview Boulevard and Pilkington Road.

8/25/15 11:54 a.m. The driver of a black Hyundai was seen sitting at a light on Boones Ferry Road and not moving. She told police she was lost and simply waiting for the lights to circle back to green.

8/25/15 1:18 p.m. A woman asked for advice on whether or not she can carry pepper spray.

8/25/15 2 p.m. A scooter-riding man wearing a T-shirt, blue jeans and a bandana and a younger man on a long board were reportedly going in and out of driveways on Boones Way.

8/25/15 7:19 p.m. A man told police he will be “moving along” after residents on Kenwood Road and Middle Crest Road reported that he was going door to door and roaming the neighborhood.

8/26/15 5:41 p.m. Neighbors were concerned when they heard blood-curdling screams coming from a residence, but it was just a couple of guys playing around.

8/26/15 6:34 p.m. Kids stole fruit from a tree on Lanewood Street. The tree’s owner chased them down the street, but did not want to press charges.

8/26/15 6:43 p.m. An injured squirrel was reported on Manchester Drive. The responding officer determined that the squirrel was OK and just sitting there.

8/26/15 7:28 p.m. Police located an adult woman whose parents had reported her missing. She told police she was voluntarily staying with friends and did not want to contact her parents.

8/26/15 10:53 p.m. Someone was walking around vehicles on Brookside Road and coughing.

8/27/15 1:57 a.m. Loud teenagers were hanging out in a grassy area on St. Helens Circle. Two teens were referred to juvenile authorities for curfew violations, another for possession of less than an ounce of a controlled substance. All were eventually released to their parents.

8/27/15 2:47 p.m. The owner of a Grey Honda Pilot reported that his tires had been slashed and his vehicle had been scratched on St. Helens Circle. But he told police he really wasn’t sure when the car had been scratched or whether the tires were just flat. So he said he’d go to Les Schwab to investigate further and call police if he still suspected criminal mischief.

8/27/15 8:48 p.m. Someone was found passed out in the restrooms at Sundeleaf Plaza.

8/28/15 6:44 p.m. Employees at a downtown watering hole were worried about a disruptive and intoxicated customer who was making derogatory comments long after they had called him a cab. He eventually left in the cab and was trespassed from the establishment.

8/29/15 12:49 a.m. Employees at a local hotel were concerned that a guest getting ready to depart might be intoxicated. He agreed to stay overnight.

8/29/15 2:07 a.m. A 15-year-old girl was found in George Rogers Park after curfew. She was released to her mom.

8/29/15 6:49 p.m. A son called from Portland to say he was concerned that something bad was happening at his parents’ house, although he couldn’t explain what that might be. Police checked and found mom and dad were just fine.

8/29/15 11:33 p.m. Wedding celebrants turned off the music and moved inside after neighbors on North Shore Road complained about the noise.

8/30/15 3:18 p.m. A mother reported that her son was out of control and had hit his girlfriend, but he left before police arrived.

8/30/15 3:59 p.m. A woman wearing a red T-shirt and shorts was reported wandering around Fifth Street and B Avenue yelling at people.

8/30/15 5:10 p.m. A man was reported staggering and falling down near the edge of a property on Foothills Drive. His wife was contacted and picked him up.

8/30/15 9:39 p.m. A 15-year-old who had gone to visit his father in another state called to say he would not be coming home.

8/30/15 10:01 p.m. Suspicious-looking older kids were reportedly scaring people away from Westlake Park. Turns out they were just playing tag.

8/30/15 11:19 p.m. A man asked police to contact his wife because he needs medical information from her and she won’t answer the phone after hanging up on him. She told police she did not want to talk to her husband.


8/24/15 4:17 p.m. A woman answered an ad on Craigslist for a rental home and was told that if she sent a security deposit, the owner would send a lease agreement. She believed this could be a scam.