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5/21/16 3:27 p.m. A 73-year-old man crashed his Chevrolet SUV into a tree. He was cited for failure to drive within a lane and his vehicle was towed.

5/21/16 4:27 p.m. The driver of a 2014 Nissan was cited for making a dangerous left turn after a two-car accident near Carman Drive and Kruse Way. The driver of a 2011 Ford Fusion was transported by ambulance to a local hospital; both cars were towed from the scene.


5/18/16 11:26 p.m. Someone took Apple electronics gear from a car on Monroe Parkway.

5/21/16 11:41 a.m. Police are looking for a white male in his late 40s or early 50s who is suspected of throwing a rock through the window of a Volkswagen and stealing a purse.


5/17/16 2:32 p.m. Between 20 and 30 bottles of wine were stolen from a locked cabinet in a home in the 5000 block of Meadows Road.

5/20/16 6:29 a.m. Suspects broke into three vehicles overnight on Chapin Way and took undisclosed property.

5/20/16 9:41 a.m. Two thousand dollars’ worth of equipment was stolen from a jobsite, including a concrete saw, nail gun, hammers and levels.

5/20/16 10:43 a.m. A cell phone, business cards, pens and electronic equipment taken in a theft earlier in the day were found dumped in bushes near Marylhurst University. All was returned to the owner.

5/20/16 12:35 p.m. A five-diamond platinum ring was taken from a residence on Lowenberg Terrace. Estimated value: $4,600.

5/20/16 8:16 p.m. Someone broke into a white Toyota Tundra and took a gym bag and keys. They then went to the victim's business in Beaverton, used the keys to gain entry and took more property there.

5/21/16 11:26 a.m. Jewelry taken from a home on Morningview Circle had been missing since Christmas, police were told.


5/20/16 8:44 a.m. Someone tried to open a credit card account using a man's personal information.

5/20/16 1:17 p.m. A woman sought advice from police after being scammed on Craigslist.

5/20/16 5:33 p.m. A woman told police that someone had hacked into a website and changed her account information.


5/13/16 2:39 p.m. Someone rang the doorbell at a woman's home, but no one was there when she opened the door. A few minutes later, however, she did hear someone entering her residence through the back door. When she went to investigate, she found an older woman with shoulder-length brown hair standing in her living room; the intruder was carrying a clipboard and said she was with the City's backyard compliance team. The homeowner did not believe her and called police, but the suspect was gone by the time officers arrived.

5/13/16 4:14 p.m. A woman told police she was being harassed by a guy named Ed.

5/13/16 5:54 p.m. A toolbox had fallen off a truck and tools were scattered all over Iron Mountain Boulevard near the gate to the Oswego Lake Country Club, police were told, but officers were unable to locate the mess when they arrived to check the area.   

5/13/16 6:32 p.m. Seven kids jumping off the tower by Roehr Park were shooed away by an officer.

5/13/16 6:38 p.m. A suspicious man seen climbing through an apartment window was simply helping the homeowners get back into their abode.

5/13/16 7:20 p.m. Police found that a driver who left his car in a ditch was no longer in Oregon. The car was towed away, and the owner will be cited for reckless driving and failure to perform the duties of a driver.

5/14/16 9:53 a.m. A missing wheelchair was located near Foothills Road and North State Street and returned to its owner.

5/14/16 12:36 p.m. An errant motorist was driving recklessly, swerving, making obscene gestures at other drivers and pointing his fingers like he was shooting a handgun.

5/14/16 2:54 p.m. A belligerent solicitor wearing a dark baseball cap and a navy blazer was seen looking in windows along South Shore Boulevard. Police located the suspect and advised him to stop the annoying behavior.

5/14/16 11:29 p.m. A caller told police that a neighbor's dog had broken into his chicken coop and killed his chickens. The dog was taken away by Clackamas County Dog Services.

5/15/16 8:42 a.m. A homeowner was concerned about the safety of ducklings that were swimming in her pool. Officers responded. The ducks were removed.

5/16/16 A homeowner called to ask if police would close the garage door he mistakenly left open. An officer was dispatched.

5/16/16 12:57 p.m. A mom refused to get her adult son his own room at a hotel. The ensuing argument resulted in a call for police assistance.

5/16/16 3:53 p.m. A man who had been receiving harassing texts from his ex-girlfriend told police that he is now getting death threats from her friend.

5/16/16 6:19 p.m. A homeowner asked for extra police patrols after waking up to find a bunch of cigarettes and a bottle of vodka on his porch. Someone also moved the outdoor furniture.

5/17/16 8:40 a.m. An early-morning angler caught a fish off the dock in Foothills Park, but police told him it was illegal to cast his line there.

5/17/16 10:32 a.m. Two dog owners got into a physical altercation along Stafford Road after one put a leash on the other's pet.

5/17/16 5:05 p.m. Suspects tried to reach Oswego Lake by walking down a driveway on West Bay Road. They were told it was private property and asked to leave.

5/17/16 8:21 p.m. A 9-year-old was seen running into a backyard where someone was yelling, "Get back here."

5/18/16 9:38 a.m. Police responded to a call from a hotel guest who said her 55-year-old son was too drunk to go outside.

5/18/16 1:58 p.m. Neighbors told police that two labradoodles are left outside all day on Bay Point Drive, and that one frequently barks.

5/18/16 4:16 p.m. An iPhone 5 was taken overnight from Lakeridge Junior High. Its signal was tracked to the Stafford Road area, but police were unable to locate the white phone with clear plastic case.

5/18/16 4:32 p.m. An angry man who was seen talking to himself near the dog park on Stafford Road hit his golden retriever and threw a ball at a young girl.

5/19/16 7:32 a.m. A balding man wearing a dark hoodie and cargo pants was seen hanging around the bus stop near Amberwood Circle and Westlake Drive. Turns out his name is John, and he told police he works nearby.

5/19/16 9 a.m. A blonde man in his 40s or 50s, who was wearing a headlamp and talking to an imaginary friend, appeared to be on drugs. But police determined that he was not causing problems for anyone but himself.

5/19/16 10:05 a.m. New neighbors have three dogs that bark whenever there's movement on a woman's property. After reading the applicable city ordinances, the woman sought clarification and options from police.

5/19/16 2:32 p.m. People wearing hoodies were gathering in a parking structure and looking away when others entered the garage, leading to suspicion that drug deals were underway.

5/19/16 3:47 p.m. An overweight man wearing a tan jacket and carrying a bag was seen going door to door on Upper Cherry Lane and looking in mailboxes. A caller thought he might be stealing mail, but police discovered that he was actually delivering fliers for a dry cleaning business.

5/19/16 9:04 p.m. A non-member wearing a black hat a red long-sleeved shirt was suspected of playing golf and acting odd at the Oswego Lake Country Club. He was last seen teeing off on the 15th hole.

5/20/16 1:12 p.m. Officers responded to the scene of ducks crossing the roadway near Boones Ferry Road and Bryant Road.

5/20/16 3:48 p.m. A caller said a man on her property smelled like he had been drinking, but the suspect told police he was simply looking at a house for sale.

5/20/16 4:23 p.m. A caller dialed 911 to talk to an officer about the misuse of 911,. He was warned about the misuse of 911.

5/20/16 10:27 p.m. A girl was seen screaming and throwing her purse around near First Street and A Avenue.

5/21/16 1:00 a.m. Dogs were reportedly barking for four consecutive hours in apartment on Foothills Drive while their owner was away. When the owner returned home, he promised to keep the dogs quiet.

5/21/16 11:57 a.m. A suspect in a black GMC Denali was seen yelling obscenities and racial slurs as he circled a parking lot on Kruse Oaks Boulevard.

5/21/16 12:43 p.m. A person was suspected of dumpster diving and screaming at no one in particular on Jean Road before being asked to leave.

5/21/16 2:25 p.m. Four teenagers in black athletic clothing were suspected of attempting to pull down a stop sign near Bay Creek Drive and Westlake Drive.

5/21/16 5:13 p.m. A 20-year-old male suspected of trying to sell marijuana to juveniles pulled down his pants (but not his boxers) on Hemlock Street.

5/21/16 7:22 p.m. A 7-year-old boy seen running down Jefferson Parkway was returned to his parents.

5/22/16 2:07 a.m. A loud party was reportedly being held in an abandoned house on Fielding Road, but police determined that the house was not abandoned and that all of the partiers were of age.

5/22/16 3:46 a.m. Two 17-year-olds were released to their parents after being found after curfew in Westlake Park.

5/22/16 7:59 p.m. A raccoon attacked a dog on Summit Drive.