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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:


2/25 9:14 a.m. A vehicle’s tailgate and fender were damaged in a hit-and-run accident in the 22300 block of Willamette Drive.

2/25 10:24 a.m. A single-vehicle accident was reported at Riverview and Sunset avenues.

2/25 2:23 p.m. A vehicle hit a tire in northbound I-205 at 10th Street. Injuries were unknown.

2/26 3:13 p.m. Two vehicles collided in the Walmart parking lot.

2/27 7:37 a.m. An accident involving two vehicles occurred at Arbor Drive and Highway 43.

2/28 3:29 p.m. An accident involving three vehicles was reported at Holmes Street and Willamette Drive.


2/22 5:02 p.m. A theft was reported from the 5600 block of Hood Street.

2/25 3:06 p.m. Movers did not deliver all of a homeowner’s belongings to the 5600 block of River Street.

2/25 3:45 p.m. Mail order prescription drugs were stolen before they could be delivered to the 19700 block of Wildwood Drive.

2/25 4:26 p.m. A gold necklace valued at $450 was stolen from the 22900 block of West Bluff Drive.

2/26 6:35 a.m. A son in the 4100 block of Imperial Drive stole a computer, cellphone, iTouch and iPhone.

2/27 9:48 a.m. An extension ladder was stolen from the 19000 block of Old River Drive.

2/27 2:49 p.m. DVDs were stolen from the West Linn Public Library.


2/22 10:59 a.m. Credit card fraud was reported in the 1400 block of Skye Parkway.

2/25 3:39 p.m. Credit card fraud was reported in the 17800 block of Hillside Drive.


2/22 9:20 a.m. A small bicycle and helmet were found in the 2300 block of Hammerle Street.

2/22 10:13 a.m. An electrical box in the 2500 block of Sunset Avenue was open and wires were sticking out of it.

2/22 1:23 p.m. A resident in the 3200 block of Forest Court came home and found doors open.

2/22 3:53 p.m. A man is bothering customers at Albertsons.

2/23 9:49 a.m. A phone call from Publisher’s Clearinghouse to a resident in the 2500 block of Dillow Drive was deemed a scam.

2/23 9:50 p.m. A man was refusing to get out of a taxicab in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

2/23 10:45 p.m. A loud leaf blower was annoying a resident in the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

2/23 12:09 a.m. Flashes were seen and a popping sound was heard behind a bedroom window in the 2000 block of Tanner Creek Lane.

2/24 8:41 a.m. A resident in the 1300 block of Dollar Street was annoying a neighbor by “banging and jumping around.”

2/24 11:20 a.m. A kindly neighbor in the 2400 block of Hughes Drive was concerned about an elderly neighbor’s open garage door.

2/25 1:09 a.m. A resident in the 1700 block of Joseph Fields Street heard strange noises outside of the house.

2/25 12:43 p.m. A man was seen holding a child over the railing on the I-205 overpass.

2/25 3:16 p.m. A 16-year-old son is being bullied by another child in his neighborhood.

2/25 6:08 p.m. Police responded to the Marylhurst area after a report of a teen riding on the roof of a vehicle.

2/26 7:57 a.m. A feisty man walking his dog near Trillium Creek Primary School yelled at a woman’s parking job.

2/26 11:51 a.m. A suspicious truck with a roof rack and hunting lights was circling the 5200 block of Nelco Circle for three hours.

2/26 12:36 p.m. A girlfriend is not obeying the restraining order she filed against her ex by continually texting him.

2/26 3:02 p.m. A resident in the 5900 block of West A Street wanted police to know about someone taking photos of his house because he had read about a similar incident in the newspaper.

2/26 5:37 p.m. A bus driver reported two backpacks in the area of Suncrest and Valley View drives. They belonged to two skateboarders.

2/26 6:28 p.m. For two days a young man on a bike wearing a full-face helmet followed children off the bus near Lewis and Perrin streets. Police found the young man harmless.

2/26 6:35 a.m. Police responded with medical workers to the 2200 block of Michael Drive, where an infant was not responsive.

2/26 7:05 p.m. Two men wearing hard hats in a construction site near Coeur d’Alene Drive and South Road were removing items from a house.

2/27 7:48 a.m. A man in the 20300 block of Noble Lane is ticked that a neighbor parks on his grass and sidewalk.

2/27 8:44 a.m. A nonobservant girl walking and texting at Fairview Way and Willamette Drive flipped off driver after he honked at her.

2/27 9:01 a.m. A strange vehicle has been parked too long in the 3000 block of Kensington Court.

2/27 9:09 a.m. A front door was found open in the 5200 block of Windsor Terrace.

2/27 7:37 p.m. A man loitering in a vehicle in the 1900 block of Eighth Avenue was suspicious.

2/28 12:04 p.m. Possible drug activity was witnessed in the 2000 block of Parkside Court.

2/28 12:28 p.m. A man in the 1400 block of Buck Street received a suspicious package containing checker pieces.

2/28 6:18 p.m. A woman in the 2100 block of Webb Street found her back gate repeatedly open.


2/23 8:09 p.m. Possible animal abuse was reported in the 2300 block of Fifth Avenue.

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