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Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: July 14-21


The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between July 14 and 21:

Criminal trespass — 1; warrants — 7; theft — 7; assault — 1; hit and run — 1; child neglect — 1; identity theft — 1; driving under the influence of intoxicants — 1; criminal mischief — 3; embezzlement — 1; disorderly conduct — 1; drug related — 2.

Tuesday, July 21

• A deer walked in the road near 98th Avenue and Commercial Street.

Monday, July 20

• A man in the 14000 block of Walnut Creek Way told police that someone damaged his external hard drive a year ago.

• A female customer at Costco, 7850 S.W. Dartmouth St., threatened to shoot everyone at the store after the store’s pharmacy hadn’t finished filling her prescription.

• A woman left two phones on a bathroom counter at Sesame Donuts, 12700 S.W. North Dakota St. When she returned, the phones had been stolen.

• A 14-year-old girl was harassed by a woman in her 50s in the 7900 block of Churchill Way.

• Someone cut through a fence in the 11500 block of Pacific Highway.

• Someone moved construction road reflectors near McDonald Street and 100th Avenue into the roadway.

• A man urinated in public near Pacific Highway and Durham Road.

• A man in the 11900 block of Burlheights Street received a call from someone claiming to be the man’s son. The son said he was in Alaska and needed $5,000. The call was a scam.

• Someone punched a lottery machine at Foxy’s, 14925 S.W. Pacific Highway. The customer felt bad for breaking it and offered to pay for the damages.

Sunday, July 19

• A man arrived at Washington Square mall, 9585 S.W. Washington Square Road, to pick up his daughter for their regularly scheduled visit. The daughter’s mother was 20 minutes late dropping her off. This was the second time in a row this had happened and the man said that the mother’s boyfriend got “within one-inch of his face” and tried to intimidate him when he brought it up.

• A concerned resident called police after a dog was left in a car in the 10900 block of 68th Parkway. The responding officer said that the car was in complete shade, had the windows down and said it was noticeably cool inside the vehicle. The dog wasn’t even panting.

• A woman panhandled for bus money in the 12200 block of Scholls Ferry Road. The woman was not engaging in any criminal activity and didn’t appear to be impaired, but a witness told police that she looked “odd.”

• A backpack was stolen from a Jeep in the 11500 block of Pacific Highway.

• A woman stole perfume and clothes from Macy’s department store, 9300 S.W. Washington Square Road.

Saturday, July 18

• A stray dog with a leash attached to its collar was seen walking alone near Bonita Road and Hall Boulevard. A dog matching that same description was seen in the 15000 block of 72nd Avenue a day earlier.

• A man with a gun was seen in the 11900 block of Pacific Highway. The man wasn’t threatening anyone and the gun was holstered.

• A man stood inside Baskin Robbins, 11705 S.W. Pacific Highway, for more than 40 minutes, staring at security cameras and employees.

• A witness called police after seeing a group of 10-15 Hispanic men gathered around a car near 85th Avenue and Durham Road. It was a wedding party and everyone was dressed in suits.

• A woman in the 9800 block of Frewing Street received a call from someone claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service. The woman believed the man was running some type of scam.

• A man stole a woman’s wallet in the 15600 block of Upper Boones Ferry Road.

• Police told bartenders at Azabache Mexican Food, 14411 S.W. Pacific Highway, that they were over-serving alcohol. The restaurant was later cited for a noise violation.

• Four dogs were left in a minivan for 45 minutes in the 16000 block of Pacific Highway.

• A dead body was discovered at a home in the 15600 block of Oakhill Lane.

• A man ate half a bag of potato chips at Dollar Tree, 11945 S.W. Pacific Highway, then left without paying for them.

• Power tools were stolen from a vehicle in the 14600 block of Sequoia Parkway.

• A man tried to start a fight with customers at Gaffers Fish and Chips, 11945 S.W. Pacific Highway. The man was then subdued by another customer.

• Three people were seen partying near Merritt Lane and Hallmark Terrace.

Friday, July 17

• A man trespassed from Whole Foods, 12220 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, tried to start a fight with employees.

• Items were stolen from a house in the 16100 block of 108th Avenue during a walk through.

• A man was asked to leave Quality Inn, 11460 S.W. Pacific Highway, multiple times throughout the year.

• A dog barked for five minutes near 116th Avenue and Tigard Drive at 10:30 p.m.

• A guest at Washington Square Hotel, 10830 S.W. Greenburg Road, was supposed to check out by noon, but had refused to leave their room at 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 16

• An 18-year-old stole beer from Walmart, 7600 S.W. Dartmouth St.

• A cellphone was stolen from Gator’s Pub, 11475 S.W. Pacific Highway, several days earlier.

• Someone stole a price scanner from an employee at Safeway, 15570 S.W. Pacific Highway.

• Someone keeps stealing a woman’s belongings and dumping them outside in the 9000 block of Washington Square Road.

• Garbage and recycling cans were stolen from a home in the 16500 block of 103rd Avenue.

• A homeless man slept under a tree in the 8000 block of Pfaffle Street.

• A man hit a woman in the face near Main Street and Commercial Street.

• A dog was seen on Pacific Highway near Beef Bend Road.

• A man’s credit card wouldn’t go through at Chevron, 11747 S.W. Pacific Highway. The man said he would return home, get some money and come back to pay for the gasoline he’d purchased. The man never came back.

• A man stole a bicycle outside of Sweet Tomatoes, 6600 S.W. Cardinal Lane.

• A 14-year-old boy punched a 12-year-old boy at Jim Griffith Skate Park, 13125 S.W. Hall Blvd.

Wednesday, July 15

• A man camped in some bushes at Englewood Park on Scholls Ferry Road. The man had set up an entire living space, including a tent, a bicycle and a chair. The man was also carrying a sword.

• Another homeless man had set up a tent in the 11200 block of Summerfield Drive despite being told he couldn’t stay in the area.

• A woman at 76 gas station, 10775 S.W. Greenburg Road, drove off with the gasoline hose still attached to her vehicle, then refused to fill out an incident report.

• A woman in the 11500 block of Greenburg Road said her son’s girlfriend had barged into their home and harassed her son.

• A small fire was discovered in the 16100 block of 113th Avenue. The witness believed the fire, which occurred on the sidewalk near a picnic area, was likely set on purpose.

• A man crossing Pacific Highway and Gaarde Street was nearly struck by a vehicle.

Tuesday, July 14

• An employee at Shell gas station, 11834 S.W. Pacific Highway, called police and said that a man had wandered behind some nearby bushes. The employee said it sounded as if the man were having sex with a cat. He heard the man grunting and then sounds of a cat squealing.

• Four gunshots and an explosion were heard in the 8800 block of Waverly Drive.

• A man walked his dog in the 15600 block of 81st Avenue when he got into an argument with a homeowner. The man’s dog reportedly went to the bathroom in the person’s yard. The person came out of the home and threatened to kill the dog.

• Jewelry was reported missing from Embassy Suites, 9000 S.W. Washington Square Road.

• A homeless man carrying a suitcase hung out in a parking lot in the 11900 block of Garden Place.

• A firearm was stolen from a pickup truck parked overnight at City Hall, 13125 S.W. Hall Blvd.

• A man was out of control at Rite Aid, 12080 S.W. Main St. The man screamed and yelled, then walked up to a group of children and introduced himself as a sex offender.

• A construction worker was harassed by a passing motorist near Pacific Highway and Canterbury Lane.

• An employee at Macy’s department store, 9300 S.W. Washington Square Road, was arrested for theft and fraudulent use of a credit card.

• A man on a bicycle in the 11500 block of Pacific Highway ran his bike tire into a man, then began to hit him.


The Tualatin Police Department reported the following crimes between the dates of July 14 and 20: 620 calls for service; five traffic crashes; and six arrests.

Sunday, July 19

• A woman reported that her boyfriend was arguing with another man in the 8100 block of Nyberg Street. She believed the man had a knife behind his back.

• A vehicle stolen from Woodburn was located in the 8100 block of Nyberg Street. The victim was able to retrieve the vehicle.

• A woman left her infant in the car while she ran into a store in the 7400 block of Bridgeport Road.

• A vehicle was broken into in the 9300 block of Stono Drive.

• A person was caught attempting to steal a calzone from Haggen, 8515 S.W. Tualatin-Sherwood Road. No criminal charge was filed, but store employees wanted the subject to be trespassed.

• A woman was arrested on outstanding warrants at Walgreens, 17850 S.W. Lower Boones Ferry Road. The suspect was also carrying 1.1 grams of methamphetamine at the time of her arrest.

• A man was arrested on a parole violation detainer in the 17800 block of McEwan Road.

Saturday, July 18

• A package was stolen from a victim’s porch in the 6800 block of Nyberg Street.

• A stolen vehicle was reported, then the report was suspended due to an uncooperative victim.

Friday, July 17

• A man was arrested on a probation violation in the 17900 block of McEwan Road.

• A man was arrested for theft III after stealing items from Haggen Food and Pharmacy, 8515 S.W. Tualatin-Sherwood Road.

• A woman’s wallet was stolen in the 7000 block of Nyberg Street. The thief then attempted to use her credit cards.

• A decal and hub cap were stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway in the 21000 block of 86th Avenue.

• Drugs and money were stolen from a car in the 8000 block of Avery Street.

Thursday, July 16

• The Tualatin Police K-9 assisted Beaverton Police with the search of a vehicle at the intersection of Canyon Road and 107th Avenue.

• A hubcap was stolen off of a vehicle in the 22400 block of Martinazzi Avenue.

• A man believed his identity had been stolen, though he had no evidence or loss of anything.

• Items were stolen from a vehicle in the 17700 block of 112th Avenue.

• A vehicle was illegally entered in the 17800 block of 111th Avenue.

Wednesday, July 15

• A victim reported that in January, a suspect obtained a check made out to the victim. The same month, the suspect then cashed the check using the victim’s identity.

• A license plate was stolen from a car in the 6500 block of Childs Road.

• A $1,030 purse was stolen from Saks Fifth Avenue, 7489 S.W. Bridgeport Road.

• More than $1,000 in items were stolen from a locked, parked car in the 7600 block of Warm Springs Street.

Tuesday, July 14

• A car window was broken in the 8300 block of Warm Springs Street.

• A woman reported that the driver’s side window of her car was damaged while she was at work. Nothing was taken from her car.

• A female fugitive was arrested on a warrant in the 7400 block of Nyberg Street.

• Two subjects were caught stealing items from Ulta Salon, 7081 S.W. Nyberg Street.

• A vehicle was scratched in the 19300 block of 65th Avenue.