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Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: May 10-17, 2016


The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between May 10 and 17:

Warrants — 7; assault — 5; theft — 7; disorderly conduct — 1; drug related — 3; fraud — 1.

Tuesday, May 17

• A license plate was stolen from a van in the 13900 block of Pacific Highway.

Monday, May 16

• A man sleeping on the sidewalk outside a home in the 9300 block of Mandamus Court was missing a sock and shoe. He claimed to live at the home, but a neighbor told police he “knows everyone who lives here and he doesn't belong.”

• Someone called a man's daughter in the 9300 block of Hill Street twice during the night claimed that they were “watching her and was going to get her.”

• A car driving near Gaarde Street and Walnut Street at 6:15 a.m. accidentally struck an owl. The bird was injured, but flew away.

• A recycling bin with bottles was stolen from the 12400 block of Main Street.

• A man walked down the street in the 14800 block of 100th Avenue. A neighbor called police and said that man was “suspicious” though she didn't say what he was doing.

• A dog and her two grown puppies escaped a house in the 9100 block of North Dakota Street and jumped on a neighbor.

• A strange man spent five minutes trying to run his debit card at Subway restaurant, 10763 S.W. Greenburg Road. Employees at the store kept telling him he needed to choose a sandwich before he could pay, but he didn't seem to understand. He was wearing a baseball cap with a marijuana logo on it.

• Someone rang a doorbell in the 8200 block of Fanno Creek Drive. When no one answered the person tried to open the door, windows and sliding glass doors at the home.

• A man called a woman in the 15500 block of 114th Court every five minutes for an hour. The man would say "hello?" then hang up and call back.

• A man at Nordstrom department store, 9700 S.W. Washington Square Road, regularly walks into employees-only areas, despite having been trespassed several times.

• A man glared at a woman and paced back and forth outside Tigard Donut, 13815 S.W. Pacific Highway

• A garage door opener was stolen from a car in the 13700 block of Marcia Drive. It was later used to break into the garage, though nothing appears to have been taken. The same thing happened to a car in the 13900 block of Liden Drive.

Sunday, May 15

• Someone wrote an obscenity on a car windshield and dented a car door in the 9700 block of Washington Square Road.

• A woman in the 11400 block of 135th Avenue told police that a few years ago she met a man at a job, and that he has refused to leave her alone ever since.

• A man rode a bicycle on the shoulder of Highway 217 near Southwest 72nd Avenue. It was raining hard and a passerby was worried he might lose his balance and fall into traffic.

• Several items were stolen from a woman in the 12700 block of Marie Court during a recent move. The woman suspected that the movers she had hired had stolen two television sets, a yard debris container, and several other items.

Saturday, May 14

• Someone broke into a home in the 10200 block of 90th Avenue.

n Someone tried to rent a home in the 11600 block of Springwood Drive. The home is not for rent and the person living there called police, concerned that someone was trying to rent her home.

• A woman's purse was stolen from Washington Square mall, 9585 S.W. Washington Square Road. The woman suspects it was stolen while her back was turned while loading items into her car.

Friday, May 13

• A woman claimed three or four homeless people blocked part of the sidewalk in the 15600 block of Pacific Highway.

• An older woman seen walking in the 10400 block of 67th Avenue at 7:30 p.m. claimed to be a doctor from The Philippines looking for work. The woman didn't seem dressed for the heat. A witness told police that she didn't seem disoriented but was acting as if she "had no real purpose."

• A homeless man lay against a fence in the 7300 block of Spruce Street, drinking.

• A fifth-grader reportedly pulled a knife on another student while on the bus at Metzger Elementary School, 10350 S.W. Lincoln St.

• A drunk man was being obnoxious and trying to talk to children in the 9600 block of McKenzie Street.

• A yard debris bin was stolen from the 12400 block of 122nd Avenue.

• A man in the 14600 block of 76th Avenue told police that his neighbor was punching holes in the walls last night.

• Someone broke into a laundry room in the 10400 block of McDonald Street.

Thursday, May 12

• A man in the 12000 block of Hall Boulevard sold marijuana from a backpack inside 7-Eleven, 12045 S.W. Hall Blvd.

• Someone broke into a man's backyard in the 14700 block of Hall Boulevard and helped themselves to his roses.

• A couple had sex in a car outside a home in the 10800 block of 89th Avenue. A neighbor said he didn't recognize the couple and suspected they didn't live in the area.

Wednesday, May 11

• A thief stole a phone and diaper bag from a man near Main Street and Burnham Street. The man saw the thief a half hour later, though he refused to return the items he'd stolen.

• A lady keeps digging through trash cans in the 10400 block of Grant Avenue.

• Two goats were seen running in the road in the 8400 block of Bonita Road. The animals were returned to their owner.

• A man in the 9300 block of Edgewood Street said that his neighbor threw rocks at his 2-year-old child.

Tuesday, May 10

• Someone tried to use a counterfeit $20 bill at McDonald's restaurant, 12090 S.W. Main St.

• A 3-year-old boy with autism was reported missing from a home in the 13300 block of Ouzel Lane. The boy had been picked up by his parents and taken home.

• A door-to-door salesman tried to sell products in the 14000 block of Fanno Creek Place. It wasn't exactly clear what the man was selling, but he seemed very pushy.

• A man in the 14900 block of 109th Avenue let a friend stay with him for a few days, but then changed his mind. The man locked the friend out of the house and called police when the friend started to threaten him.

• An impatient parent at Fowler Middle School, 10865 S.W. Walnut St., refused to wait in line to pick up their children. Instead, the parent drove the wrong way through the school's pick-up area. The driver was speeding and could have struck a child.

• Cars regularly speed through the 13000 block of Ascension Drive.

• A yard debris bin was stolen from a home in the 13300 block of 121st Avenue. A garbage can was also reported stolen from the 13800 block of Fern Street.

• A man at Fred Meyer, 11565 S.W. Pacific Highway, claimed to be the victim of a hate crime. The man wished an elderly woman a happy Mother's Day and she, in return, had called him a racial slur.


The Tualatin Police Department reported the following between May 10 and May 16: 625 calls for service, 20 traffic crashes and 12 arrests.

Monday, May 16

• "Gang graffiti" was found on the door of an office in the 19300 block of 65th Avenue.

• A Tualatin man was arrested on an outstanding warrant in the 7500 block of Nyberg Street.

• Someone vandalized the skate park at 8515 S.W. Tualatin Rd. with graffiti.

Sunday, May 15

• A Tualatin man was arrested on two outstanding warrants in the 19200 block of Martinazzi Avenue. Police said he was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, for which he also faces charges.

Saturday, May 14

• A Sherwood man was arrested for hit-and-run and driving while high on marijuana after striking another vehicle while driving and then fleeing the scene in the area of Tualatin-Sherwood Road and Wildrose Place.

• A Tualatin man was arrested for violating a restraining order in the 8100 block of Lummi Street, after police said he sent a text message to an ex-partner.

• A Tualatin man was arrested for driving drunk and on a revoked license, as well as on an outstanding felony warrant, in the 21200 block of Makah Court.

• A Tigard man and a Tigard woman were both arrested for shoplifting at Cabela's, 7555 S.W. Nyberg St.

• Someone made patrons and employees uncomfortable by "creating a scene" at Shari's Restaurant, 19365 S.W. Martinazzi Ave., and was told to leave.

Friday, May 13

• A person complained of pain after being involved in a traffic crash in the area of Herman Road and 108th Avenue.

• A Tualatin man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and for trespassing after being found passed out in the 8300 block of Nyberg Street.

Thursday, May 12

• The fence was damaged at Arrow Mechanical Contractors, 10330 S.W. Tualatin Rd., in an apparent attempt to gain entry.

• A wallet was stolen from Fred Meyer, 19200 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

• Someone put an unknown substance into the radiator of another person's vehicle in the 18300 block of Pacific Highway, causing about $1,333 in damage, according to a mechanic.

• About $5,000 in items was stolen from a garage in the 11800 block of Tualatin Road.

• A bicycle was stolen from in front of Fred Meyer, 19200 S.W. Martinazzi Ave., along with the contents of its front basket.

• An Aurora man was arrested for domestic assault in the 7200 block of Hazel Fern Road

• A Portland man was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants in the 8100 block of Tualatin-Sherwood Road.

Wednesday, May 11

• A vehicle crashed into Spinal Diagnostics, 6464 S.W. Borland Rd.

n Injuries were reported after a side-swipe crash in the area of the Nyberg Street and Tualatin-Sherwood Road intersection.

• A Newberg woman was arrested for hit-and-run after a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Tualatin-Sherwood and Boones Ferry roads.

• A wallet was stolen at E.B. Smokey's Barbecue Grill, 8503 S.W. Warm Springs St.

Tuesday, May 10

• A woman's lock was cut in the 18300 block of Boones Ferry Road.

• One of the tires on a vehicle was damaged in the 10900 block of Koller Street.

• Someone hit a woman and waved a gun around in the 17900 block of McEwan Road.

• A Sherwood man was arrested for violating the terms of his probation after being pulled over for a traffic violation near the intersection of 118th Avenue and Leveton Drive. He was also arrested for prohibited possession of a weapon after police said they found he had a stun gun despite being a convicted felon.