Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
5/8 8:20 a.m. A house under construction in the 2700 block of Ridge Lane was burgled. A double oven and cook top were stolen.
5/2 10:14 a.m. An employee is suspected of stealing cigarettes from the Union 76 station on Willamette Drive.
5/2 8:42 p.m. Beer was stolen from the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
5/5 1:35 p.m. A wallet was stolen out of a shopping cart at Safeway.
5/7 3:52 a.m. A hunting knife was stolen from a vehicle in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 4:13 a.m. A vehicle was rifled through in the 3700 block of Wild Rose Loop. Nothing was taken.
5/7 4:20 a.m. A vehicle was entered in the 3200 block of Sabo Lane.
5/7 4:40 a.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported in the 3700 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 4:45 a.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 4:48 a.m. An attempted theft from a vehicle set off an alarm in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 7:30 a.m. Registration, an insurance card and other paperwork were stolen from a vehicle in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 10:01 a.m. A wallet was stolen from a vehicle in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 2:45 p.m. A checkbook was stolen from a vehicle in the 3700 block of Wild Rose Loop.
5/7 5:15 p.m. Cash was stolen from a vehicle in the 3500 block of Coeur d'Alene.
5/9 5:47 p.m. A backpack, cellphone and other items were stolen during track practice at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.
5/3 5:33 p.m. An estranged husband forged his wife's name on taxes and kept the return.
5/6 11:42 a.m. Fraudulent credit card use was reported in the 2600 block of York Street.
5/9 10:16 a.m. Fraudulent credit card use was reported in the 2300 block of Athena Road. Loss is estimated at $305.
5/3 4:49 a.m. An accident occurred at southbound I-205 and Highway 43.
5/3 8:19 a.m. A rear bumper was damaged in a hit-and-run accident in the 2600 block of Wakerobin Court.
5/4 12:41 a.m. A vehicle was in the ditch in the 1200 block of Rosemont Road.
5/5 10:46 a.m. A vehicle hit a light pole in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.
5/6 3:27 p.m. A vehicle rolled into another vehicle at 10th Street and I-205.
5/7 3:45 p.m. Two vehicles collided on northbound I-205 at the viewpoint.
5/7 3:57 p.m. An accident was reported at Hollowell Street and Willamette Drive.
5/7 3:59 p.m. An accident ocurred in the 1500 block of Burns Street.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
5/2 7:10 p.m. A fabric bag containing tools was found near Haverhill Way and Horton Road.
5/2 8:38 p.m. Teens looking to clean people's carpets in the 1000 block of Epperly Way were not winning customers by squealing their tires.
5/2 11:03 p.m. A suspected prowler was banging on a door and window in the 1300 block of Ann Court.
5/2 11:33 p.m. A woman was concerned someone was getting into her apartment while she was gone. Police located an eviction notice.
5/3 7:27 a.m. A resident in the 19800 block of Bennington Court suspected a gas leak after hearing a loud sound outside. It was road construction.
5/3 12 p.m. A male near the high school was thought to be a nuisance. Police thought otherwise.
5/3 9:32 p.m. Fireworks or a possible gunshot were heard in the 6300 block of Shetland Place.
5/4 2:22 a.m. An argument and a possible gunshot were heard in the 2300 block of Falcon Drive.
5/4 8:07 a.m. A real estate agent is having a chronic problem with vandalism to a sign and dog feces being spread over a porch in the 2700 block of Beacon Hill Drive.
5/4 8:03 p.m. Three teen girls at a park in the 1900 block of Hall Street were trying to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew.
5/4 10:58 p.m. Four teens were busted toilet papering trees near Skyline and Summit drives.
5/5 8:01 a.m. Racial slurs were written in chalk in front of homes in the 2500 block of Beacon Hill Drive.
5/5 2:38 p.m. A caller was fearful kids jumping off a dock at Willamette Park would get hit by a boat.
5/5 11:50 p.m. A plastic bag possibly containing drugs was found at Shari's.
5/6 10:26 a.m. A disoriented man was sitting in the middle of the road near 10th Street and Eighth Court asking for a ride to Portland.
5/6 9:49 p.m. Either gunshots or fireworks were heard in the 3000 block of Roxbury Court.
5/7 8:31 a.m. Subjects handing out Bibles in front of the high school were humiliating students who didn't want one.
5/7 8:08 p.m. A window was broken out of a vehicle at Robinwood Village.
5/8 2:10 a.m. A possibly malfunctioning air conditioner in the 5500 block of Summit Street was louder than normal.
5/8 8:13 a.m. A man exposed himself and urinated on a sidewalk near Walmart.
5/8 12:52 p.m. A naked man sat in a wheelchair by his van at Mary S. Young State Park until he noticed he was being watched.
5/8 1:04 p.m. A student set off the fire sprinklers in a locker room at the high school.
5/8 2:39 p.m. Drug activity is suspected in the 2900 block of Winkel Way.
5/9 8:27 p.m. A woman's wheelchair battery died and left her stranded in the middle of the road at Day and Salamo roads. She was pushed to safety.
5/9 10:11 p.m. A belligerent loiterer was hanging out in the 5300 block of Summit Street.
5/9 12:07 a.m. A man who was screaming outside near Mark Lane and Willamette Drive agreed to keep his voice down.
5/2 10:10 a.m. A sick or injured cat was seen limping around near Pimlico and Preakness drives.
5/4 3:44 p.m. A loose dog on the northbound I-205 off-ramp at 10th Street was dodging cars and people.
5/9 3:39 p.m. An officer and a good Samaritan assisted in removing an uncooperative stray cat from under a bed in a home in the 3700 block of Wild Rose Loop.