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Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


11/30 10:29 a.m. An accident occurred on southbound Interstate 205 at 10th Street when a driver fell asleep. The vehicle veered off the road and hit a rock.

12/5 10:12 a.m. A rear bumper was damaged in a hit-and-run accident at Willamette Primary School.

12/6 6:32 a.m. A four-vehicle accident occurred on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.

12/6 8:44 a.m. A single-vehicle accident was reported on northbound I-205 at Highway 43.


12/1 1:28 p.m. A credit card of a resident in the 3800 block of Fairhaven Drive was used fraudulently.

12/1 6:46 p.m. Money is being fraudulently taken from a checking account belonging to a man in the 2100 block of Hidden Springs Court.

12/4 1:53 p.m. A man in the 3700 block of Rosepark Drive had a “Bill Me Later” account fraudulently opened and used to purchase a computer under his name.

12/4 3:17 p.m. Someone tried to wire funds out of a bank account belonging to a resident in the 3900 block of Edgewood Court.


11/30 9:58 a.m. A theft was reported in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop.

11/30 7:54 p.m. A Chevron customer partially paid for gas with $10 in pennies but failed to return to pay the rest of the balance.

12/1 7:27 p.m. A package was stolen from a front porch in the 4300 block of Exeter Street.

12/2 9:43 a.m. Tools were reported stolen from two different job sites.

12/5 3:50 p.m. A woman was cited and released on suspicion of third-degree theft from Market of Choice.


11/28 1:39 p.m. People are suspected of living in a van in the 1600 block of 10th Street.

11/28 2:22 p.m. Graffiti was found under the bridge and on the pathway in the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

11/28 3:26 p.m. A neighbor in the 2000 block of Virginia Lane is upset with another neighbor for blowing leaves into her yard.

11/28 8:40 p.m. Two tires of a Nissan Pathfinder were slashed in the 11700 block of Blankenship Road.

11/29 3:03 p.m. A neighbor near Hidden Springs and Rosemont roads was concerned for the welfare of a 7-year-old boy walking alone.

11/29 4:55 p.m. A suspicious man carrying a lunchbox was seen walking on northbound I-205 south of 10th Street.

11/29 5:38 p.m. A man off his meds was reported missing.

11/29 9:27 p.m. The missing man was located and returned home.

11/30 7:46 a.m. A number reports came in about a woman dancing in a lane of traffic on northbound I-205 near the viewpoint.

11/30 8:53 a.m. The dancing woman was seen yelling and screaming at vehicles in the 22000 block of Willamette Drive.

11/30 12:12 p.m. A small tree was blocking the road near Jolie Pointe Road and Marquette Drive.

11/30 3:26 p.m. A disturbing phone call was received in the 1100 block of Bexhill Street.

11/30 6:29 p.m. A caller is concerned about the living conditions for an infant.

11/30 7:05 p.m. Two teens were applying graffiti to a wall at Albertsons.

11/30 11:55 p.m. Former residents of a newly purchased condo in the 2200 block of St. Moritz Loop were still living there.

12/1 7:23 a.m. A window was broken at PAWS Animal Shelter in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

12/1 7:42 a.m. Seven signs were pushed over near Bellevue Way and Morgan Court.

12/1 10:57 a.m. Sewer issues were backing up into pipes in the 6500 block of Beam Street.

12/1 11:57 a.m. A white Huffy bicycle was found in the 2200 block of Michael Drive.

12/1 12:08 p.m. Text messages were received in the 800 block of Springtree Lane from a tardy carpet cleaner.

12/1 3:19 p.m. Neighbors in the 19700 block of Wildwood Drive have a custody dispute about trees on a property line.

12/1 4:15 p.m. A caller was concerned about two children walking in the ditch along Salamo Road.

12/1 4:42 p.m. A man at Midhill Park suspiciously picked up a brown paper bag from the curb near the park entrance.

12/1 9:36 p.m. An unknown person walked through a backyard in the 2200 block of Brandon Place.

12/2 12:58 a.m. Juveniles threw an unknown item at a vehicle near Gregory Court and Rosemont Road.

12/2 8:52 a.m. A suspicious subject was on a front porch in the 2700 block of Lancaster Street.

12/2 4:21 p.m. A disgruntled gas buyer at the 76 Station in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive was upset there was no signage about an extra charge for using a credit card.

12/2 4:51 p.m. Assault by car was reported in the 5500 block of Alder Court. A caller reported being hit multiple times.

12/2 9:25 p.m. Officers responded to a vehicle fire on southbound I-205 near West A Street.

12/2 10:31 p.m. A drunken man asleep in a booth at Shari’s would not wake up.

12/3 2:17 a.m. A woman moving out of her apartment in the 1700 block of Maple Street was making too much noise vacuuming and slamming doors.

12/4 9:21 a.m. Floyd Love Grant, 59, registered as a sex offender.

12/4 4:16 p.m. A brazen man walked across southbound I-205 north of Stafford Road, nearly causing multiple accidents.

12/5 1:13 p.m. A man was seen naked from the waist down and yelling at Wilderness Park.

12/5 4:13 p.m. Kids were seen climbing over a fence and putting things in a tree in the 3200 block of Winkel Way.

12/6 8:22 a.m. Subjects were yelling “crazy things” at customers at the Chevron station in the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

12/6 8:08 p.m. A suspicious man was sitting on a front porch in the 3800 block of Horton Road.


11/22 12:31 p.m. A feisty poodle in the 3000 block of Lazy River Drive routinely nips at a passerby.

11/26 10:56 p.m. A yellow dog keeps eluding police and its owner in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Drive.

11/27 12:06 p.m. The yellow Lab is still on the loose in the 19400 block of Hidden Springs Drive.

11/27 4:56 p.m. A yellow Lab named “Dash” was reported lost from the 3800 block of Mohawk Way.