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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:


4:08 p.m. Kids trespassing into Willamette Primary School were released to their parents. It was unknown if they took anything. The school district opted to not press charges.


7/6 12:26 p.m. A theft was reported in the 6300 block of Shetland Place.

7/10 12:01 p.m. A son is suspected of stealing a debit card in the 1100 block of Bexhill Street. More than $1,000 is gone from a bank account.


7/6 1:14 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 1900 block of 16th Street.

7/11 9:12 a.m. A hit-and-run accident occurred in the 4300 block of Horton Road.

7/11 7:39 p.m. A mailbox in the 4900 block of Mapleton Drive was damaged in a hit-and-run accident.


7/5 1:07 p.m. An explosion was heard in the 19600 block of Wildwood Drive and then pieces of plastic were found in the street.

7/5 3:56 p.m. Three teens were accused of lighting a trash can on fire at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.

7/5 8:31 p.m. Two teens were on the dock at Willamette Park with two small children who were not wearing life jackets.

7/5 9:19 p.m. The odor of marijuana was wafting from a vehicle at Fourth Street and Volpp Street.

7/6 8:30 a.m. A mailbox in the 4900 block of Mapleton Drive met its demise when it was blown up.

7/6 2:44 p.m. A son suspected his mother had died and that his sister was “stealing her checks.” Mom was found alive and well.

7/7 1:03 p.m. A man was sifting through the trash in the 19800 block of Old River Drive.

7/7 4:35 p.m. A downed power line was found at the Willamette boat ramp.

7/7 9:22 p.m. Men were heard screaming at North Willamette Park.

7/9 3:07 p.m. Smoke coming from a vehicle in the 2800 block of White Salmon Court was just steam.

7/9 6:27 p.m. A firecracker thrown from a vehicle in the 1100 block of 12th Street landed in an open-top car, burning the driver.

7/9 8:43 p.m. Kids were on the roof at Willamette Primary School.

7/9 9:46 p.m. Three subjects were tempted into trespassing in the 20900 block of Fawn Court to take a dip in a pool.

7/11 1:02 a.m. Possible gunshots were heard in the 19600 block of Wildwood Drive.

7/11 8:21 a.m. A couch was disposed of in a front yard in the 1100 block of Blankenship Road.

7/11 9:20 a.m. A stolen vehicle was recovered in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

7/11 2:23 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported in the 3700 block of Ridgewood Way. A man is suspected of trying to enter homes.

7/11 2:44 p.m. A suspicious man loitering in a vehicle in front of a restaurant on Willamette Drive was actually doing security work to prevent library patrons from parking in the lot.

7/11 4:57 p.m. An unsuspecting 11-year-old near Imperial Drive and Sunset Avenue was blasted by a water balloon thrown from a vehicle driven by teens.

7/11 8:39 p.m. Three teens sitting in the street and making rude gestures at cars in the 3900 block of Cedaroak Drive promised to find a better place to hang out.

7/11 9:50 p.m. A persistent man kept sending naughty photos and calling a wrong number in the 700 block of Nichole Drive.

7/11 10:52 p.m. A woman’s scream was heard in the 2500 block of Beacon Hill Drive.

7/12 2:47 a.m. A house under construction in the 1700 block of Britton Street is suspected of being a “party house.”


7/11 8:28 a.m. A spiteful cat bit a woman in the 3600 block of Wild Rose Loop.

7/11 4:22 p.m. A coyote was seen eating a small animal near Rosemont Road and Shannon Lane.

7/11 9:06 p.m. A dog bit a woman in the face in the 3400 block of Cascade Terrace. It was quarantined.