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Police Log

Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:

THEFTS

8/23 1:30 p.m. A theft was reported in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

8/23 1:30 p.m. A man was cited and released for shoplifting in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

8/24 11:15 a.m. A custom-built motorcycle was stolen from the 2600 block of Parker Road.

8/24 1:17 p.m. Checks from a checkbook stolen in July from the 2700 block of Lancaster Street are being used.

8/25 10:05 p.m. Clients and the boss of the owner of a phone stolen from the 18400 block of Nixon Avenue are receiving ransom calls for getting the phone back.

8/26 12:43 p.m. A belt buckle and rings valued at $1,400 were stolen from a home in the 2300 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

8/26 3 p.m. A clock was stolen, a sign was broken and chairs were moved around the club house in the 6200 block of Club House Circle.

8/26 4:35 p.m. A cellphone was stolen from a business in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

8/27 6:40 a.m. An iPod was stolen from a vehicle in the 3500 block of Fairview Way.

8/27 9:36 a.m. A camera and quarters were stolen from a vehicle in the 3700 block of Fairview Way.

8/27 2:41 p.m. A cellphone was stolen from a vehicle in the 3300 block of Fairview Way.

8/29 8:52 a.m. A portable generator was stolen from a boat dock in the 3900 block of Calaroga Drive.

8/29 2:40 p.m. A ring valued at $2,700 was reported stolen from a resident at Tanner Spring Assisted Living.

FRAUD

8/23 12:24 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

8/23 1:28 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 6200 block of Preakness Drive. A check mailed to a granddaughter was never received, however it was cashed.

ACCIDENTS

8/23 10:39 a.m. An accident was reported at 10th Street and Salamo Road.

8/25 3:17 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 22500 block of Skyview Drive.

8/28 8:50 a.m. An accident occurred on southbound Interstate 205 at Highway 43.

LIFE IN WEST LINN

8/23 10:07 a.m. Two kids without helmets were riding a pocket-bike up and down the road near Kelly Street and Sunset Avenue.

8/23 12:54 p.m. Kids without helmets were riding dirt bikes in the 5200 block of Broadway Street.

8/23 9:08 p.m. Banging was heard on a house in the 1400 block of 15th Street.

8/23 12:52 a.m. High school-aged kids thought to be up to no good were seen purchasing eggs at 7-Eleven.

8/23 3:16 a.m. Tapping noises were heard outside a home in the 2000 block of Conestoga Lane.

8/23 3:53 p.m. Kids without helmets were riding an ATV down the road near Cottonwood Court and Hidden Springs Road.

8/23 6:19 p.m. A man acting “weird” was a concern near Sunset Avenue and Willamette Falls Drive.

8/23 7:31 p.m. A light blue minivan was seen driving down a sidewalk near Salamo Road and Brandywine Drive.

8/23 8:05 p.m. A man, passed out at the Chevron station in the 2100 block of Eighth Court, suddenly awoke and drove off.

8/23 10:04 p.m. Police assisted with a fall at Mary S. Young State Park.

8/23 11:24 p.m. A disoriented and upset man was wandering the streets in the 19100 block of Old River Drive.

8/24 6:16 a.m. A party guest from the previous night suddenly appeared in a kitchen in the 18400 block of Nixon Avenue.

8/24 9:43 p.m. Two large bundles of what “appeared to be marijuana” were on the side of northbound Interstate 205 near 10th Street. They were gone upon officer arrival.

8/24 6:07 p.m. Kids playing ding-dong-ditch in the 21900 block of Chelan Loop were driving neighbors crazy.

8/24 10:19 p.m. A loud thud from an upstairs neighbor in the 22200 block of Skyview Drive was just a resident moving furniture.

8/25 2:52 p.m. A wallet, liquor bottle and a credit card were found in a flowerbed in the 18400 block of Nixon Avenue.

8/25 7:29 p.m. Loud fans were whirring in the 1300 block of Skye Parkway for two weeks. A home’s basement had flooded and owners were trying to dry it out.

8/25 9:08 p.m. Banging was heard outside of a home in the 1400 block of 15th Street.

8/26 8:16 a.m. A man eating a bowl of cereal while driving ran a stop sign in the 22900 block of Willamette Drive.

8/26 20:41 p.m. Loud neighbors having fun were reported in the 22900 block of Bland Circle.

8/27 12:26 p.m. A subject loitering in front of Cedaroak Primary School was a salesman waiting for an appointment.

8/27 8:28 p.m. Two suspicious men with a basketball were seen entering Midhill Park. Officers found them playing basketball.

8/27 9:27 p.m. An unknown drunken person was found in a backyard in the 3600 block of Kenthorpe Way.

8/27 11:48 p.m. A suspicious vehicle in the 20000 block of Marigold Court was a son being dropped off by friends.

8/28 4:10 a.m. A man standing alone in Sunset Park was cited for minor in possession.

8/28 3:09 p.m. A can of paint found at Mary S. Young State Park was deemed suspicious.

8/29 2:43 a.m. Banging was heard in the 1400 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

8/29 11:04 p.m. Kids throwing rocks onto a balcony in the 21900 block of Chelan Loop were bothersome.

ANIMAL ANTICS

8/28 7:58 a.m. A nonaggressive coyote was seen near Dillow and Lowry drives.

8/28 9:48 a.m. A coyote unafraid of humans was seen in the 1800 block of Marylhurst Drive.



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