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9/25/16 12:59 p.m. Products, cash and equipment were taken from the Tan Republic on Meadows Road. It was later reported that seven other Portland-area Tan Republics had also been burglarized.


9/19/16 3:36 p.m. A driver hit another car in the Post Office parking lot on Boones Ferry Road, then clipped someone on the arm when they tried to stop him from leaving.

9/19/16 9:13 a.m. A driver was cited after hitting a white Jeep on Carman Drive. The 49-year-old man was also ticketed for having no auto insurance.

9/20/16 6:05 p.m. A driver who had just left a local pub reportedly smacked into another vehicle and kept right on going. He did not appear to leave a note.

9/25/16 5:16 p.m. A woman called police to say that she had just driven her silver Mercedes over a curb and hit a tree.


9/19/16 10:57 a.m. A thief stole a mailbox from River Grove Elementary School.

9/19/16 11:14 a.m. Residents of Blue Heron Road were surprised when their missing mail was delivered anonymously by someone other than a mail carrier.

9/21/16 10:20 a.m. Some items were taken from a Jeep parked overnight at the municipal golf course.

9/21/16 10:34 a.m. A man’s wallet was lifted from his pocket while he was sleeping.

9/23/16 11:32 a.m. A thief on Botticelli Street broke a window on a red Audi and stole a purse. Fourteen minutes later, a window on a Hyundai was broken on the same street and another purse was taken.

9/23/16 12:49 a.m. A thief reached into an unlocked Jaguar on Bunick Drive and stole a wallet, driver’s license, cash and cards.

9/25/16 8:49 p.m. A man described as being 6-foot-1 and 220 pounds left Manzana without paying for his meal. He was also believed to have walked away with a drink, plate and silverware.


9/19/16 10:07 a.m. A crook used a phony Western Union telegram to scam a woman out of $1,300.

9/20/16 8:52 a.m. A man lost $200 in a phony cash advance.


9/13/16 3:54 p.m. Two homeless women were holding up signs asking for help at the Safeway on A Avenue.

9/13/16 6:27 p.m. A man drove to a spot on Mercantile Drive, opened his trunk, made himself a drink with hard liquor and then departed.

9/13/16 6:33 p.m. A man was reportedly letting his dogs loose at West Waluga Park and throwing balls for them to chase.

9/13/16 7:52 p.m. A 36-year-old man was charged with accidentally discharging a firearm through a wall and into his neighbor’s apartment.

9/13/16 9:56 p.m. A man thought to be yelling at himself at a bus stop was actually just trying to sing.

9/13/16 8:21 a.m. Employees at an orthodontic office were being harassed about where they park their cars.

9/14/16 9:46 a.m. A teacher received an email threat from a former student.

9/14/16 4:03 p.m. Neighbors asked police to remove a man who was attempting to live on a stairwell.

9/14/16 5:28 p.m. A neighbor put cinder blocks and logs with nails in an alley in an attempt to slow traffic.

9/14/16 5:30 p.m. A man and woman tried to make off with a bird statue on Foothills Drive. When a passerby loudly objected, they jumped in a car and raced away.

9/14/16 10:50 p.m. Police restored peace in a domestic dispute between a mother and her son.

9/15/16 3:20 a.m. A neighbor was talking loudly and trying to peek into a woman’s window.

9/15/16 8:28 a.m. A man wearing an oversized suit asked a woman for money in a grocery store. She told police he seemed “unstable.”

9/15/16 10:17 a.m. A man threatened to kidnap a woman’s dogs.

9/15/16 2:10 p.m. Police were asked to put a stop to the congestion that occurs around a school when parents come to pick up their children.

9/15/16 4:22 p.m. A woman in a maroon PT Cruiser appeared disoriented as she tried to deal with a flat tire.

9/15/16 6:10 p.m. A clerk at a supermarket on Boones Ferry Road refused to sell alcohol to a woman who appeared to be so drunk that she was unable to walk.

9/15/16 7:02 p.m. A 15-year-old daughter left home on foot after throwing food around and threatening to drink bleach. She was found and transported to a hospital.

9/16/16 7:42 p.m. When a woman called a cabinet maker who had failed to return her cabinet doors, he swore at her and made false accusations.

9/17/16 4:31 a.m. After a man set off some fireworks on Iron Mountain Boulevard, his frightened golden retriever ran away and has yet to be found.

9/18/16 10:19 a.m. A construction crew that started work too early in the morning was advised of city rules by police and told to stop.

9/19/16 8:04 a.m. A 28-year-old stepbrother threatened a man and his family.

9/19/16 11:44 a.m. Drivers were reportedly slamming on their brakes on Boones Ferry Road because no flaggers were on the scene to warn that workers were putting down tar on the road.

9/19/16 12:53 p.m. When a woman honked at a driver who was weaving all over the road, the menacing man got out of his car, kicked her tire and then started following her.

9/19/16 1:54 p.m. A woman was spotted sitting in a car and babbling away nonsensically. Efforts to communicate with her failed, so police were called.

9/19/16 4:20 p.m. A man received a Facebook message warning him about the woman with whom he is spending time.

9/20/16 5:06 a.m. A nasty exchange between a road crew and drivers — including honking, cursing and threats — took place on what was otherwise a placid morning.

9/20/16 4:04 p.m. A woman told police that she can smell drugs being used every night in her neighborhood. Officers have not yet located the source of the odor.

9/20/16 4:10 p.m. A male tweaker was irritating customers at a Starbucks on Centerpointe Drive.

9/20/16 4:51 p.m. After being locked out of her motel room all day, a woman discovered that someone had taken her cell phone.

9/20/16 5:55 p.m. Two chickens, possibly on the verge of crossing a street, were given to an investigating officer.

9/20/16 11:01 a.m. A woman claimed that some late-night visitors only wanted to look at her pictures.

9/21/16 1:12 p.m. A person claimed he was being harassed and threatened by a car dealership after financing rates on a loan skyrocketed from 2 percent to 29 percent.

9/21/16 1:59 p.m. A raucous woman was asked to leave an establishment. Instead, she started yelling through the door, refused to walk away and claimed that someone inside had stolen her cell phone.

9/21/16 3:26 p.m. A man was getting a ration of grief over the political signs he keeps in the window of his business.

9/21/16 4:17 p.m. A 90-year-old father ran away from home and said he does not want to return.

9/22/16 5:53 p.m. After being informed that the restroom at City Hall was closed, a woman got into her car and started eating.

9/22/16 9:43 a.m. A resident and a landlord got into a disagreement over whether there are bugs in an apartment.

9/22/16 5:33 p.m. An employee decided to call the police after a drunkard staggered into the store and hadn’t left after an hour.

9/23/16 3:04 p.m. Suspicion was aroused when a woman reported seeing a man with dark hair wearing a beanie and a dark coat.

9/23/16 3:16 p.m. A woman was trespassed from a hotel after committing several transgressions. She was given a courtesy transport to her residence.

9/23/16 7:07 p.m. An estranged wife was unpleasantly surprised when she found that the restraining order she had placed on her husband was not on file.

9/23/16 8:51 p.m. A daughter took her mother’s car and never returned. It was feared that she may try to commit suicide.

9/24/16 2:49 p.m. A dog was growling at people in the Forest Hills neighborhood. When police went to check, they found that the dog had returned home, but the officers still gave a warning to its owner.

9/24/16 3 p.m. A worried husband asked police to be on the lookout for his wife, who was very drunk when she left in a silver Subaru.

9/24/16 7:07 p.m. Two guys with a flashlight were observed going through a parked car at night. It turned out that the car owner was searching for a dropped key.

9/25/16 10:43 p.m. A woman was still receiving unwanted texts from her estranged husband, even though he had previously been warned about telephonic harassment.

9/25/16 11:56 a.m. A husband reported his wife for being drunk and belligerent. The wife reported the husband for striking her.

9/25/16 2:40 p.m. A dog reportedly was whining for two and a half hours, and the woman who lives in the apartment above the dog told police she could no longer stand it.