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In Lake Oswego, no call is too small.1/26/16 9:58 a.m. A truck hit a telephone pole and became stuck in mud on Cloverleaf Road.

1/27/16 10:06 a.m. An elderly woman driver hit another vehicle on Monroe Parkway, but did not realize what she had done.


1/26/16 8:42 a.m. Mail valued at $50 was stolen from a locked mailbox on Morningview Circle.

1/26/16 5:16 p.m. A thief smashed in the window of a Volkswagen Jetta on Jefferson Parkway and took an Ulta shopping bag containing merchandise worth $96.

1/27/16 11:46 a.m. A Thule ski box was taken overnight from a vehicle on Icarus Loop.

1/28/16 8:18 a.m. A thief shattered a car window on Summit Ridge Court and took sunglasses and work boots.

1/29/16 4:57 p.m. A picture frame worth $79 was taken off a porch on Highlands Drive.

1/30/16 10:06 a.m. A purse was pilfered from a vehicle on Woodhurst Place.

1/30/16 1:53 p.m. A front license plate was taken off a car on Lower Drive.

1/31/16 10:01 a.m. A woman who walked out of a business without paying her tab was confronted by an employee after the police were called.


1/26/16 12:46 p.m. A woman reported being scammed out of $549 sometime around Thanksgiving. Now she has received a call requesting even more money from a person who sounds like the very same scam artist.

1/26/16 2:49 p.m. An unknown crook filed taxes using the personal information of a woman and her husband.

1/27/16 1:48 p.m. A woman suspected that her debit card was stolen from her mailbox and used to make $2,400 in unauthorized transactions and cash withdrawals.

1/28/16 9:28 a.m. A bank manager stopped an elderly woman from sending money to a scammer who had been calling her and demanding payment.


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 eventually 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 good Samaritan 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 the Lake Oswego area.

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

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

1/22/16 1:11 p.m. An embarrassed 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.

1/25/16 9:22 a.m. A dog got out of its yard and refused to return because of the invisible fence.

1/25/16 10:37 a.m. A runaway 15-year-old was apprehended by McMinnville police and transported to Yamhill County Juvenile Detention Center.

1/25/16 7:27 p.m. A woman reportedly stayed inside a gas station bathroom for one hour, and employees said she did the same thing the day before. They told police the woman was a mess and might be using drugs, and they’d like her to find another bathroom.

1/26/16 10:19 a.m. An elderly man in a hooded sweatshirt aroused suspicion on his daily stroll because he was hunched over and walking around slowly.

1/26/16 11:20 a.m. Workers told police that a guy standing in a nearby parking lot might be the person who had recently stolen equipment.

1/27/16 8:41 a.m. The owner of an exercise studio wanted to talk to the police regarding a rumor she heard about someone in her business.

1/27/16 8:47 a.m. A son who refused to go to school started threatening his parents and getting into his mother’s face.

1/27/16 9:37 a.m. An upset driver followed a woman home and yelled at her about holding up traffic at Westridge Elementary.

1/27/16 6:36 p.m. A reckless driver was cutting people off on I-5 and flipping them off.

1/28/16 12:58 a.m. A woman was disturbed by online photos that showed her friend’s daughter cutting herself.

1/28/16 1:10 p.m. A woman was sitting on the ground in front of a bank for 30 minutes. When an officer asked how she was feeling, the woman said she was fine but did not want to talk further.

1/29/16 9:39 a.m. After hearing that her ex-husband had made a threat against her, a woman sought advice from a police officer.

1/29/16 11:46 a.m. A man told a co-worker he could not go home because his parents are schizophrenic, and he is, too.

1/29/16 5:59 p.m. A couple of residents on Allison Place told police they hadn’t received mail recently and feared that a mail thief was at work.

1/29/16 6:32 p.m. A man came into a sandwich shop, asked a woman to take a photo of him, then pulled down his pants. He was trespassed from the restaurant.

1/30/16 2:19 p.m. During a domestic disturbance, a man tried to take a woman’s jewelry.

1/31/16 7:02 p.m. A guy’s girlfriend was trying to move out of her house, but her father was making it difficult for her.