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Tigard/Tualatin Police Log: March 15-22, 2016


The Tigard Police Department made the following arrests between March 15 and 22: Warrants — 5; drug related — 5; theft — 11; giving false information to a police officer — 1; assault — 4; driving under the influence of intoxicants — 1.

Tuesday, March 22

• A drunk man in the 14600 block of 76th Avenue tried to get a man to come outside and fight him at 5 a.m.

Monday, March 21

• Someone stole a man's wallet in the 12500 block of Main Street and used his credit cards to make purchases.

• A Dumpster was stolen from Stout Tanks & Kettles, 16300 S.W. 72nd Ave.

• A man wandered around Banning's Restaurant & Pie House, 11477 S.W. Pacific Highway, at 5:30 a.m., wiping his nose on napkins and “acting like he doesn't know how to pay for his order.”

• A woman in the 12700 block of Bugle Court received several late-night texts and Snap Chat messages.

• A dog swam out into Summer Lake, 11450 S.W. Winterlake Drive and didn't seem to know how to come back to shore. The animal paddled around and looked tired.

• Two women and a man got into a fight in the frozen food aisle of Haggen supermarket, 14300 S.W. Barrows Road.

Sunday, March 20

• A loose dog kept a woman from leaving her home in the 13400 block of Barnum Drive. The woman called police at 9 a.m. and said she can't leave her house because the dog barks at her and becomes aggressive.

• A woman in the 9000 block of Greenburg Road was so upset with her son that she asked police to come to her home and escort him out of her house.

• A woman kicked her boyfriend out of his car while stopped for gas at a gas station near 72nd Avenue and Upper Boones Ferry Road.

Saturday, March 19

• A man near 91st Avenue and Greenburg Road told police that 10 people tried to attack him. He said he wasn't sure why people would want to attack him.

• An 8-year-old boy and a man stood in the parking lot of Safeway, 15532 S.W. Pacific Highway. The man kept putting on, and then taking off, his jacket. He did it for an hour and a half, making customers uncomfortable. The same man made employees uncomfortable at AT&T, 15532 S.W. Pacific Highway. He stood outside and stared at the store.

• A man walking down the street in the 9300 block of Millen Drive screamed at a woman to put her dog on a leash. Other neighbors have told the woman this as well, she said, and she wanted it to stop.

• A woman in the 10700 block of Garden Park Place told police that her friend had stolen her gun.

• Checks were stolen from a mailbox in the 11200 block of 81st Avenue.

• A woman in the 12000 block of Main Street told police that someone had menaced her with a knife a week earlier when she was in California.

• A homeless man was sleeping peacefully in the 13200 block of Pacific Highway at 12:15 p.m.

• A man in the 11000 block of 121st Avenue said that a resident in the area was “destroying his room.”

Friday, March 18

• Five people smoked outside a Plaid Pantry, 15995 S.W. Hall Blvd., and refused to leave.

• A vehicle swerved in front of a man driving in the 16200 block of Pacific Highway. The man made a rude gesture at the driver, who followed him, then crashed into the man's vehicle when he tried to step out of the car to confront him.

• A woman was seen huffing from some sort of spray can at Fred Meyer, 11565 S.W. Pacific Highway.

• A man said two people in a van chased him near 125th Avenue and Scholls Ferry Road. The men were upset with him because he “was sleeping in the parking lot.”

• Residents in a group home in the 11000 block of 121st Avenue tried to attack a man and had to be separated.

• A woman in the 10700 block of 127th Court told police that his neighbor was staring at her while she was trying to catch two loose dogs in the neighborhood.

• A woman in the 16100 block of 113th Avenue has a problem with people knocking on her door late at night. A man knocked on the door at about 1 a.m., then shone a flashlight at her to prevent her from seeing him.

• A customer drove off without paying for $40 worth of gasoline at Chevron, 15670 S.W. Upper Boones Ferry Road.

• Cars regularly speed through the intersection of Edgewood Street and Omara Street.

• A man in the 7500 block of Bonita Road told police that a friend of his brother stole his pain medication.

• A man selling magazines called a man in the 11000 block of Mallow Terrace a racist because he wouldn't buy a subscription.

• An elderly woman in the 10000 block of Katherine Street was conned into buying $2,000 worth of iTunes gift cards. The woman had gotten a call from someone who claimed her grandson was in jail and that they needed the gift cards to “get him out.” The woman said she didn't know what iTunes was and purchased the online music gift cards to send to the scammers. The woman was about to mail the items when she was stopped by a neighbor.

Thursday, March 17

• A man smoked marijuana outside the Salvation Army, 11847 S.W. Pacific Highway.

• A car window was smashed outside Tigardville Station, 12370 S.W. Main St.

Wednesday, March 16

• Someone dumped metal on private property in the 12400 block of 134th Avenue.

• A dog barked near 69th Avenue and Pine Street.

• A group of disgruntled customers were seen hanging around outside Sykart Indoor Racing, 8205 S.W. Hunziker Road, after the business closed for the night.

• People regularly speed through the intersection of Locust Street and Hall Boulevard.

• A drunk woman set off a fire alarm in the 15600 block of 114th Court.

• A man in the 9200 block of Hill Street complained that a neighbor's dog has been "pooping in his yard." This happens so regularly that it's become an issue between him and his neighbor.

• A 19-year-old man pushed and shoved people in the 9400 block of Washington Square Road.

• A guest at Holiday Inn Express, 15700 S.W. Upper Boones Ferry Road, threatened to slit an employee's throat.

• A woman in the 13000 block of Broadmoor Place told police that "Jehovah's Witnesses keep coming to (his home) and dropping off pamphlets."

• A woman used a fake $50 to pay for gas at 76 gas station, 11440 S.W. Pacific Highway.

• Someone dumped trash in another woman's Dumpster in the 13700 block of Ash Avenue.

Tuesday, March 15

• A dog bit a jogger in the 9600 block of McDonald Street.

• Two bottles of medication were stolen from a purse in the 7300 block of Bridgeport Road.

• A ladder was stolen off a front porch in the 14200 block of Lukar Court.

• A customer drove into a light pole outside The Home Depot, 14800 S.W. Sequoia Parkway.

• A woman called police after a solicitor asked her for a donation outside of Safeway, 15570 S.W. Pacific Highway. The man said he was fundraising for a church, but the woman told police that the man “is not a Christian and is not legit.”


The Tualatin Police Department reported the following between March 15 and March 21: 614 calls for service, 23 traffic crashes and 6 arrests.

Sunday, March 20

• A Tualatin man was arrested for harassment and domestic violence in the 8500 block of Warm Springs Street.

• A Vancouver, Wash., man was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm in the 8500 block of Tualatin Road.

n Someone broke a vehicle's window and stole about $50 in items from inside in the 17900 block of McEwan Road.

• A King City woman was cited and released for shoplifting at Whole Foods, 7380 S.W. Bridgeport Rd.

• A Tigard man was arrested on a felony warrant at Dotty's, 19283 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

Saturday, March 19

• A driver was cited for careless driving and failure to obey a traffic control device after being involved in a three-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of the northbound Interstate 5 freeway ramp and Lower Boones Ferry Road.

• Someone stole a road bike valued at $1,000 in the 8500 block of Tualatin-Sherwood Road.

Friday, March 18

• A patron fought with an employee while being kicked out of the Hot Seat bar, 18791 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

• Someone entered another person's car, removed a CD player and then duct-taped it to the car's windshield in the 11900 block of Tualatin Road.

• A Tualatin man was arrested for disorderly conduct after fighting in front of the Tualatin Public Library, 18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

Thursday, March 17

• A stereo was stolen from a vehicle in the 12000 block of Tualatin Road.

• A bicycle and vehicle collided, causing non-life-threatening injuries, near the intersection of Sagert Street and Wampanoag Drive.

Wednesday, March 16

• Items valued at about $465 were stolen from a vehicle in the 18700 block of 90th Avenue.

• About $100 in items was taken from a vehicle in the 9300 block of Sagert Street.

• Two vehicles crashed, causing injuries, at the intersection of Tualatin Road and 115th Avenue.

Tuesday, March 15

• About $230 in clothing was stolen from a vehicle in the 19500 block of 57th Avenue.

• Injuries were reported in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pacific Highway and 124th Avenue.

• A wallet was either lost or stolen in the 7400 block of Bridgeport Road.