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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:


1/25 9:57 p.m. A burglary was reported in the 1600 block of Eighth Avenue. Entrance was gained through a rear door.


1/25 9:16 p.m. A single-car accident was reported at Sunburst Terrace and Suncrest Drive.

1/28 1:48 p.m. A motorist hit a ladder that was on I-205 at Highway 43, resulting in a flat tire.

1/31 6:25 a.m. A three-vehicle accident occurred on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.

1/31 8:40 a.m. An accident was reported at the Shell Station on Willamette Drive.


1/25 12:51 p.m. A woman was cited and released on second-degree theft in the 1800 block of Hemlock Street.

1/28 4:13 p.m. A theft of jewelry was reported in the 2200 block of Michael Drive.


1/25 4:58 p.m. Identity theft was reported in the 19300 block of Robin Circle.

1/28 3:40 p.m. Check forgery was reported at Key Bank on Hood Street.

1/30 9:49 a.m. Fraud was reported on the 2000 block of Eight Avenue. An employee of Vida Nail is allegedly making fake checks.

1/30 2:17 p.m. Identity theft was reported in the 2900 block of White Salmon Street.

1/31 11:04 a.m. Credit card fraud was reported on the 2300 block of Falcon Drive.


1/25 9:07 a.m. A suspicious painted-over U-Haul truck in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road was just a recent purchase for a neighbor.

1/25 6:33 p.m. A reckless driver in the 21700 block of Salamo Road was a lost pizza driver who was driving a new car.

1/25 11:47 p.m. A loud party in the 2600 block of Maria Court was disturbing.

1/26 1:54 a.m. A group of four boys raised suspicion when they purchased a carton of eggs at 7-Eleven.

1/26 2:02 p.m. A woman is receiving threats from her ex-husband.

1/26 4:22 p.m. Juveniles were seen in the wood smoking marijuana near Carriage Way and Sun Circle.

1/26 4:25 p.m. One library patron threatened another. The suspect has been banned from the library.

1/26 5:23 p.m. A man prevented a woman from trying to exit a moving vehicle near 10th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

1/26 5:28 p.m. A suspicious vehicle drives up and down the 23000 block of Bland Circle 10 times a day.

1/26 6:04 p.m. A window salesman raised concern in the 2500 block of Cambridge Street.

1/27 4:41 p.m. A 19-year-old son is out of control, demanding his belongings include a gun.

1/28 1:32 a.m. A mother called police wanting advice regarding her daughter staying with her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend.

1/28 1:44 a.m. Police assisted Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue on a cardiac arrest in the 1200 block of 14th Street.

1/28 8:12 p.m. Harassing text messages are being received in the 2100 block of Club House Drive.

1/29 9:17 a.m. A motorcycle with its keys in it was found in the 2000 block of Canemah Street.

1/29 8:13 p.m. Four subjects were reportedly fighting in a park in the 1400 block of Lewis Street. Police found no fisticuffs.

1/31 8:30 p.m. Harassing phone calls are being received in the 5600 block of First Court.

1/31 9:59 p.m. A PGE flagger complained of speeding vehicles in the 1100 block of Rosemont Road.

1/31 1:16 p.m. Richard Leroy Johnston Jr., 35, registered as a sex offender.

1/31 2:20 p.m. A man is being aggressive and pushy about finding a job at a business in the 22600 block of Crown Court.

1/31 3:21 p.m. A suspected prowler was seen lurking about in the 18800 block of Old River Drive.

2/1 12:11 a.m. Harassing phone calls are being received in the 6200 block of Bridgeview Drive.

2/1 1:30 a.m. Kids found after curfew near Hoodview Avenue and Noble Lane were taken home.


1/25 8:35 a.m. An injured raccoon was hanging out in the road at Hillcrest and Suncrest drives.

1/31 10:05 p.m. A man came to a door in the 4000 block of Serango Court and asked the homeowner if she owned a rabbit and then left.