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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:


7/29 11:04 a.m. A residence was broken into in the 1400 block of Village Park Place. A camera and small safe were taken.


7/28 4:11 p.m. A purse was stolen from a vehicle after its window was smashed out in the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

7/29 8:16 a.m. Two cashmere blankets were stolen from a garage sale in the 1900 block of Sunburst Terrace.

7/30 6:35 a.m. A window was broken out of a vehicle in the 2000 block of Willamette Falls Drive and a tablet valued at $200 was taken.

7/30 10:53 p.m. A son was accused of taking his mother’s change jar.

7/31 1:49 p.m. A theft was reported in the 2000 block of Fifth Avenue.


7/26 12:33 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 21700 block of Salamo Road.

7/26 2:57 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 20000 block of Quiet Oak Street.

7/29 7:30 p.m. Fraudulent bank account activity was reported in the 2700 block of Lancaster Street.


7/28 5:29 p.m. A bicycle and a vehicle collided at Hidden Springs Court and Santa Anita Drive. The driver was cited for making a dangerous left turn.

7/29 1:46 p.m. An accident was reported in the 2600 block of Lexington Terrace.

7/30 7:48 p.m. A mirror was knocked off a vehicle during a hit-and-run accident on southbound Interstate 205 near 10th Street.

7/31 12:55 p.m. An accident occurred in the Alberstons parking lot.

8/1 10:07 a.m. A vehicle hit a fence and tree in a hit-and-run accident in the 18300 block of Upper Midhill Drive.

8/1 11:27 a.m. A vehicle hit a light pole in the Walmart parking lot.

8/1 12:12 p.m. An accident was reported on northbound Interstate 205 near 10th Street.


7/26 1:05 p.m. A subject was seen walking over the Abernethy Bridge yelling at vehicles.

7/26 6:27 p.m. A homeless and out-of-work man was taking a break by lying in the grass near Willamette Christian Church.

7/26 8:01 p.m. A girl loitering in front of Jack in the Box on Blankenship Road was deemed suspicious.

7/27 12:35 a.m. Kids driving through a park in the 21400 block of Miles Drive were spinning their wheels, causing rocks to go flying.

7/28 11:16 p.m. An unknown vehicle was blocking a driveway in the 1900 block of Hall Street. It is a husband’s ex dropping off kids.

7/28 1:29 p.m. A possible human bone found in Beaverton was brought to the police department. However, it was deemed to be from an animal.

7/29 4:24 p.m. A suspicious device found near Ninth and Volpp streets was just an old firework.

7/29 5:50 p.m. People in the Tualatin River near the 900 block of Willamette Falls Drive had a bow and arrow and were pointing it at houses.

7/29 6:28 p.m. A neighbor threatened another a woman in the 4400 block of Cornwall Street, saying she was going to get “her head bashed in.” The neighbor then hissed at her.

7/29 8:21 p.m. Possible stranded boaters near the Cedaroak boat ramp were just waiting for water levels to rise.

7/30 1:32 a.m. Three kids were hiding in the bushes near Blankenship and Debok roads.

7/30 2:25 p.m. Police assisted with a small brush fire near Carriage Way and Rosemont Road.

7/30 7:03 p.m. A bizarre man threatened kids at Tanner Creek Park and tried to take their shoes.

7/30 7:59 p.m. Kids were seen riding dirt bikes on the street near Forest Court and Wilderness Drive.

7/31 1:05 p.m. A caller near Coeur d’Alene and Crystal Terrace drives wants the speed monitoring sign taken down as kids are riding their bikes to see how fast they can “clock” themselves.

7/31 1:34 p.m. An incident of sexual exposure was reported in the 3600 block of Fairview Way.

7/31 3:53 p.m. Two mischief makers were throwing rocks while riding bikes in the 2000 block of Canemah Street.

8/1 10:34 a.m. A woman was cited and released after attacking her husband with a ceramic vase.

8/1 12:22 p.m. A subject seen masturbating at Robinwood Park the day before returned again.


7/26 6:39 a.m. A misbehaving dog routinely charges at a man near Clark Street and Oregon City Boulevard.

7/27 7:18 a.m. A woman thought to be bit by a dog in the 3100 block of Oak Tree Court had just tripped over the leash.

7/27 8:32 p.m. Kids were thought to be torturing a snake near the boat ramp in the 1100 block of 12th Street. However, they were feeding their pet snake a rat. They were told to bring the snake back home.

7/30 9:29 p.m. A resident in the 22800 block of Oregon City Loop called police because her dog was “going crazy.” Officers found nothing to get wild about, though.