Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
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6/18 12:29 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was idling near Jack in the Box.
6/18 6:18 a.m. Suspicious looking people were sleeping in a laundry room at an apartment complex.
6/18 9:03 a.m. Graffiti was found on a pump station near the 5100 block of Mapleton Drive.
6/18 3:06 p.m. A caller suspected burglary after returning home and finding furniture "in disarray" and cupboards open.
6/18 4:42 p.m. A caller said a tenant moved into a furnished apartment and left with most of the furniture upon moving out.
6/18 7:04 p.m. A vehicle was seen speeding and littering.
6/18 9:12 p.m. Juvenile skateboarders were seen near Riverview Avenue and Sunset Avenue.
6/19 2:10 a.m. An intoxicated man was seen near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.
6/19 7:41 a.m. A caller said a man violated a restraining order.
6/19 3:03 p.m. A caller said her children were visiting with their father and she was concerned when she received "jumbled text messages" from one of her kids.
6/19 5:53 p.m. Graffiti was found near the 5000 block of Territorial Drive.
6/19 7:01 p.m. A wandering child was returned to his family.
6/19 10:15 p.m. A caller said a man who had been evicted was at the front door of a location.
6/20 10:10 a.m. A resident said she received an odd voicemail from two men who made sexual references.
6/20 1:17 p.m. A man said he found a child in his vehicle. The 2-year old had left his nearby home and was reunited with his mom.
6/20 2:53 p.m. A man said juveniles were swimming on the boat side of the Willamette Boat Ramp.
6/20 3:28 p.m. A caller said her neighbor was confused and sitting outside.
6/20 3:46 p.m. A caller said her brother wouldn't return her dog.
6/20 4:42 p.m. A caller wished to report the violation of a restraining order.
6/20 5:40 p.m. A man said he collected knives and had questions about carrying them.
6/20 8:44 p.m. A woman said her son was "high on something" and throwing up all over the bathroom.
6/20 8:45 p.m. A caller said a suspicious looking person was living in a vehicle in a parking lot near the 4700 block of Fallsview Avenue.
6/21 5:32 a.m. A man appeared to be passed out on the side of the road near Interstate 205 and 10th Street but he was just sleeping.
6/21 7:28 a.m. Graffiti was found near the 3400 block of Parker Road.
6/21 8:40 a.m. A woman said juveniles were accessing the river near her home and making noise.
6/21 2:26 p.m. A caller said her adult daughter was refusing to speak with her.
6/21 2:27 p.m. A woman believed her neighbor was listening to her phone conversations.
6/21 3:07 p.m. A man said his young daughter kept running into the road, and he was concerned that when he grabbed her, people would think he was hurting her.
6/21 3:39 p.m. Possible gunshots near Mary S. Young Park turned out to be fireworks.
6/22 2:35 p.m. A caller said four drunk teen women were walking and stumbling near Exeter Street and Sunset Avenue.
6/22 7:34 p.m. A caller said her son was in an accident and provided with fake insurance information.
6/22 7:55 p.m. A caller said he wanted to speak with an officer about harassment that occurred the week prior.
6/22 10:42 p.m. Suspicious looking juveniles were seen walking with backpacks and flashlights near Imperial Drive and Manchester Court.
6/23 9:06 a.m. A caller said he paid for roof work and it was never done.
6/23 3:11 p.m. A caller was receiving harassing phone calls.
6/23 3:37 p.m. A caller was concerned after receiving a message from her ex-husband that he was planning on "coming to get things."
6/23 4:31 p.m. A caller said a man pulled a gun out and another man pulled a pipe out in menacing fashion near the 4900 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
6/24 8:24 a.m. A caller wished to report damage at the bathroom at Mary S. Young Park. A park employee who was cleaning the bathroom did not notice damage.
6/24 12:56 p.m. A suspicious looking person was drinking in front of a market near the 4400 block of Cornwall Street. He had a history of harassing juveniles in the area.
6/24 6:17 p.m. A man said he received a suspicious looking package.
6/24 6:48 p.m. A man said three people in a car were doing heroin near the 22200 block of Willamette Drive.
6/24 8:24 p.m. A caller said three suspicious looking men in a car asked her if she needed a ride and kept coming back and harassing her near the 4900 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
6/24 9:27 p.m. A caller said juveniles were lighting fireworks in a wooded area near Parker Road and Salamo Road.
6/24 11:23 p.m. A caller was concerned about a party where people were reportedly smoking marijuana.
6/24 11:56 p.m. A suspicious looking van was seen parked by an abandoned house near the 5800 block of Perrin Street. The vehicle was associated with a band.
6/18 4:10 p.m. A vehicle crashed into a tree near the 2700 block of Sunset Avenue. No one was injured.
6/20 3:49 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 22100 block of Horizon Drive. No one was injured.
6/20 6:05 p.m. An accident was reported at 10th Street and Blankenship Road. No one was injured.
6/21 9:23 a.m. Three vehicles collided on Interstate 205. Injuries were reported.
6/21 11:05 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was injured.
6/23 11:39 p.m. A hit-and-run was reported after a car struck a mailbox and drove away near the 1700 block of Carriage Way. No one was injured.
6/24 7:58 a.m. An accident was reported near the 1800 block of 8th Avenue. No one was injured.
6/24 1:19 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 22000 block of Salamo Road. No one was injured.
6/18 11:04 p.m. A wallet with credit cards, a Social Security card and driver's license was reported stolen near the Bolton area.
6/22 3:50 p.m. Mail was stolen from a community mailbox near the Hidden Springs area.
6/23 12:46 p.m. Checks were reported stolen from a mailbox near the Hidden Springs area, and later forged and cashed.
6/23 3:09 p.m. A credit card check and replacement credit card were stolen from a mailbox near the Parker Crest area.
6/20 6:44 p.m. A man said someone opened a fraudulent Verizon account in his name.
6/23 4:58 p.m. A caller said a fraudulent check was written on his account.
6/24 9:00 a.m. A caller said an unknown person filed taxes using his Social Security number.
6/24 5:49 p.m. A caller said a duck fell into a storm drain near the 19800 block of Hidden Springs Road.