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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:


2/15 1:43 p.m. An accident was reported in the 22900 block of Willamette Drive. A car ran into the side of the bridge.

2/20 2:47 a.m. Jason Cory Linkhart, 37, was taken by Life Flight to OHSU after crashing on southbound I-205 at Milepost 8. Witnesses reported the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to losing control and striking the rock embankment. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were contributing factors at this time.


2/19 3:27 p.m. A fired real estate agent allegedly broke into a home in the 4200 block of Riverview Drive in order to retrieve his items.

2/21 3:55 p.m. A woman reported her vehicle stolen from her garage in the 22500 block of Ponderay Drive. However, she remembered she had driven the vehicle to Safeway and had left it there.


2/18 3:46 p.m. Cash was reported stolen from a home in the 2900 block of Crestwood Court.

2/19 10:18 a.m. A knife was reported stolen from a vehicle parked at Subway.


2/17 10:31 a.m. Credit card fraud was reported in the 2500 block of Troy Court.


2/15 6:18 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was loitering near Bluegrass and Carriage ways.

2/15 7:52 a.m. A vehicle parked at a yellow curb was impeding traffic at First Court and McKillican Street.

2/15 8:34 a.m. A subject identifying himself as an officer called a resident in the 22200 block of Chelan Loop and made threats.

2/15 8:38 a.m. Possible drug deals are being made in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

2/15 1:17 p.m. A woman reported being threatened via email in the 1200 block of Ninth Street.

2/15 1:46 p.m. A suspicious man was trying to get through a fence and into a backyard in the 21700 block of Willamette Drive.

2/15 4:54 p.m. Rude kids are making vulgar gestures near Maxfield Drive and Winkel Way.

2/15 5:18 p.m. A man was accused of hitting another vehicle near Hood Street and Willamette Drive.

2/15 7:21 p.m. Three men in the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive were walking with flashlights and looking around on the ground.

2/16 12:09 a.m. Two men got into a shoving match at West Linn Saloon.

2/16 11:07 a.m. Juveniles are trespassing onto property in the 3200 block of Sabo Lane and ringing doorbells.

2/16 3:55 p.m. A man is threatening to break his ex-wife’s “stuff” in the 1700 block of 16th Street.

2/17 5:22 p.m. A loud band was practicing in a shed in the 1900 block of Bristol Court.

2/18 1:18 a.m. Grown siblings were raising a ruckus in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

2/18 1:15 p.m. A suspected transient sitting down in the 4100 block of Mapleton Drive was really a construction worker stepping away for a private phone call.

2/18 7:20 p.m. People with flashlights were seen in a home for sale in the 3700 block of Fairview Way.

2/18 8:01 p.m. A man drinking a beer and sitting by a pool in the 1600 block of Village Park Place was deemed suspicious.

2/19 6:08 p.m. Harassment was reported in the 2300 block of Debok Road.

2/19 8:28 p.m. A woman received a suspicious box in the mail addressed to her from an unknown person that contained a game and three paper towels.

2/19 9:27 p.m. Five motorcycles and a Corvette were speeding on southbound I-205 near the rest area.

2/20 1:55 p.m. Panhandlers at I-205 and 10th Street were found to be doing nothing illegal.

2/20 3:16 p.m. Stalking and harassment were reported in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.

2/20 3:53 p.m. A subject running down the middle of the street on Rosemont was deemed suspicious.

2/20 5:52 p.m. A teen girl is coming to a residence in the 1300 block of Farrvista Drive in the middle of the night and throwing vomit on the house.

2/20 6:44 p.m. A man peeking into windows in the 2000 block of Tompkins Street is also selling steaks.

2/20 11:49 p.m. A character seen in the 3300 block of Summerlinn Drive was looking at vehicles and ogling a man’s wife.

2/21 9:23 a.m. Marijuana was found by the playground at Bolton Primary School.

2/21 3:16 p.m. A suspicious man in a vehicle seemed to be watching kids at Tanner Creek Park.

2/21 4:20 p.m. Gang graffiti was reported at the skate park on Parker Road.


2/20 10:03 a.m. Walkers are tired of unfriendly dogs at Mary S. Young State Park.

2/21 9:49 a.m. A dog was digging holes along the beach at Mary S. Young State Park.