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1/19/16 2:02 p.m. A driver slammed her car into the carport of an apartment complex. Police and fire officials were called to check on the structure’s stability.

1/19/16 5:39 p.m. An old man with a gray goatee refused help after a traffic accident at Boones Ferry and Bryant roads.

1/20/16 7:06 p.m. A neighbor hit a woman’s car while pulling into her parking space and refused to exchange information with her.


1/20/16 6 p.m. A thief smashed a window of a silver Mercedes parked on Boones Ferry Road and took a computer worth $2,950.

1/20/16 8:46 p.m. A thief stole $200 in cash from the cafeteria at Lake Oswego Junior High School.

1/22/16 8 a.m. A can thief has been taking refundable cans from a woman’s recycling bin.

1/22/16 6:52 p.m. A light-fingered neighbor stole a woman’s necklaces.

1/24/16 4:39 p.m. A disturbed neighbor took a woman’s two pearl necklaces while she was out walking her dog.

1/24/16 5:22 p.m. A woman returned from a jaunt at the dog park on Stafford Road to find that her car had been broken into and her purse taken.


1/13/16 10:31 a.m. A woman who was soaking wet was discovered sitting inside a business.

1/13/16 1:21 p.m. An ex-boyfriend called his ex-girlfriend at least 25 times in less than 24 hours, and she was not happy about it.

1/13/16 1:23 p.m. A 16-year-old girl keeps running away to her boyfriend’s house.

1/13/16 6:35 p.m. A bank was unable to close for the night because a female customer was parked in the drive-up service lane and talking on her phone.

1/13/16 6:57 p.m. A woman was sitting huddled in the corner of a local pub, and employees feared she might become violent.

1/13/16 8:03 p.m. An 11-year-old daughter was getting text messages from someone claiming to be a pop star.

1/13/16 9:11 p.m. Two guys claiming to be from Washington went up to a house and told the mystified occupant that they knew his name and address and asked if he had been in a car accident two years ago.

1/14/16 12:01 a.m. A guy high on heroin violated the restraining order that had been placed on him.

1/14/16 9:13 a.m. A restaurant employee was making threatening comments.

1/14/16 9:39 a.m. A man who had not gotten any mail lately told police he suspects his neighbor is taking it.

1/15/16 9:01 p.m. During a heated argument, a dad was heard to say, “There is a gun here. I can shoot myself or I can shoot you and myself.” Police officers took the gun away for safekeeping and separated family members for the night.

1/15/16 9:19 p.m. A father was distraught because he couldn’t connect with his ex-wife and child in Texas.

1/16/16 9:01 a.m. A man believed that three guys out cutting trees and brush should be stopped immediately.

1/16/16 10:57 a.m. Two women trying to drum up members for their church were ringing doorbells on Carman Drive.

1/16/16 2:29 p.m. A man was worried about the tenant now staying at his ex-wife’s house. The tenant has a history of drinking, and that apparently often leads to other problems. This time, he left a pot on the stove and forgot about it.

1/16/16 4:12 p.m. A person who refused to leave an apartment complex may have been having mental health problems.

1/17/16 2:32 a.m. A son drove his mother’s vehicle to a field at Lake Oswego Junior High School and forgot what he had done with it. The errant lad was referred to the juvenile department for criminal mischief and curfew violation.

1/17/16 7:36 p.m. A woman was distraught because her ex-boyfriend was threatening to come over and take some of his stuff.

1/17/16 10:30 p.m. A man making suicidal statements was picked up at his apartment and transported to a hospital.

1/17/16 10:31 p.m. A woman called the cops about a party where plenty of juveniles were making lots of noise and possibly breaking city curfew laws.

1/17/16 10:47 p.m. A roommate locked a caller out of their residence, and the police had to help him get back in to get his items.

1/17/16 10:49 p.m. A drunken woman passenger refused to tell an Uber driver where she lived.

1/17/16 11:33 p.m. A girl jumped out of a car after arguing with her mother, but police found her and facilitated a reconciliation.

1/17/16 12:01 p.m. A man walked out on a balcony and announced that his roommate had gone crazy.

1/18/16 2:30 p.m. Two juveniles wearing camouflage clothing were hanging out at the railroad tracks, jumping out at people walking by and throwing sticks.

1/18/16 6:31 p.m. A man objected to people coming to his door and confronting him about smoking marijuana.

1/18/16 8:32 p.m. A wife reported that her drunken husband had driven off in a Jeep without announcing his destination.

1/19/16 9:21 a.m. A man told police he wants ongoing phone harassment to stop, and that he has no idea who the harrasser might be.

1/19/16 11:12 a.m. Fifteen vehicles were parked way too long around a popular pub.

1/19/16 12:52 p.m. An upset woman who had been crying in a store for at least 30 minues was given a courtesy ride to a motel. Paramedics also were called to check on her condition.

1/19/16 4:02 p.m. An 89-year-old grandmother received threatening messages demanding money.

1/19/16 9:39 p.m. A man was seen loitering next to a fancy Mercedes outside a convenience store on Boones Ferry Road.

1/20/16 6:51 a.m. A woman requested that police take her to a hospital because she had been drinking all week. She refused to go by ambulance.

1/20/16 8:02 a.m. After a son got into a verbal spat with his mother about food, police officers suggested that he leave for the day.

1/20/16 8:28 a.m. A white-and-black pug/French bulldog mix with pointy ears crossed South Shore Boulevard and headed toward a house with a For Sale sign outside.

1/20/16 8:43 a.m. A woman told police she had been raped at a hospital, but it turned out she had just had a nightmare.

1/20/16 10:28 a.m. A group of proselytizers were dropped off at a house with a No Soliciting sign.

1/20/16 11:31 a.m. In an incident of road rage, a male driver flipped off a woman driver and then smashed her window and mirror.

1/2016 2:15 p.m. A person who stuttered while making a 911 call felt compelled to hang up.

1/20/16 3 p.m. One neighbor grabbed another neighbor’s shirt and threatened to punch him hard and often.

1/20/16 3:45 p.m. A 4-year-old became scared when he woke up from a nap and found he was all alone. He called 911 and the line became disconnected. However, the boy’s mother called back and said she had returned from taking out the garbage and that all was OK.

1/20/16 4:50 p.m. A man spotted the Australian Shepard mix that had bitten his own dog a week earlier. He was able to locate the other dog’s owner and reach a mutual agreement.

1/20/16 6:53 p.m. A man brought his drunken friend to the police station so he could be transported to a detox unit.

1/21/16 10:48 a.m. A counselor was concerned that a student who had been absent from school for two days might harm himself.

1/21/16 12:43 p.m. A woman reported that her neighbor was chopping down a tree in her yard.

1/21/16 2:16 p.m. A man believed his stolen laptop was being used in Lake Oswego area.

1/21/16 7:35 p.m. A confrontation occurred at Oak Creek Elementary School when a dog owner accused a woman’s daughter of letting her pooch bite his pooch.

1/21/16 10:07 p.m. Snoring sounds were heard coming from what turned out to be an unoccupied vehicle on Meadows Road.

1/22/16 1:11 p.m. A man who reported that his Smith & Wesson .357 had been stolen in July 2015 told police he had just found it in his home.

1/22/16 4:16 p.m. A mother reported that when her son got off his school bus, he was enticed by a woman to get inside a car and asked by a man if he smoked marijuana.

1/22/16 7:26 p.m. Five or six juveniles were skateboarding in Safeway’s parking lot and jumping over a fallen grocery cart.

1/22/16 8:36 p.m. A man wanted his drunken neighbor to quit slamming doors.

1/23/16 7:55 a.m. A sleep vigilante noticed a man snoozing inside a new silver Dodge Journey on Carman Drive. There were no license plates on the vehicle.

1/23/16 3:55 p.m. After an officer came upon a car in a ditch, its owner was cited for failure to drive within the lane.

1/24/16 2:08 a.m. Four young people under the age of 21 were cited for possession of marijuana and alcohol.

1/24/16 12:09 p.m. A mother nervously eyed an unknown man wearing dark sunglasses who was watching her son play basketball.

1/24/16 2:24 p.m. A woman came home to her apartment to find a vodka bottle on her front porch and vomit all over the front door. Her former boyfriend was the prime suspect.

1/24/16 2:24 p.m. A creepy neighbor was banging on a woman’s door and trying to peek into her house.

1/24/16 4:59 p.m. A woman was startled to discover that her dog had suffered puncture wounds. She suspects they occurred when her dog fought the pit-bull mix that lives downstairs.

1/24/16 10:59 p.m. A man informed a neighbor he was en route to kill himself on somebody’s front lawn.


1/19/16 3:33 p.m. A woman’s credit card information was stolen after she shopped at a local business.

1/19/16 4:23 p.m. Another woman’s credit card information was stolen after she shopped at a local business.