Information from the public safety column comes from the records of the West Linn Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents:

Note to readers: This is an abridged version of the West Linn police log. For the full log, including arrests, please see the print edition of your local newspaper.


12/30, 6:10 p.m.; A theft was reported in the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

1/3, 3:24 a.m.; A woman claimed her home had been rummaged through while she was in the hospital and that paperwork and coins were missing.

1/3, 11:28 p.m.; An ex-roommate is suspected of burglarizing a home in the 1700 block of 16th Street.


12/31, 4:53 p.m.; A single-vehicle accident occurred on southbound I-205 south of 10th Street.

1/3, 6:03 p.m.; An accident occurred on northbound I-205 near Highway 43.

1/5, 9:29 a.m.; A vehicle spun out and hit the wall of the bridge on southbound I-205.

1/5, 1:35 p.m.; An accident was reported in the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.

1/5, 1:35 p.m.; A vehicle hit a tree near the entrance of Mary S. Young Park.

1/5, 8:41 p.m.; Two vehicles collided at Rosemont Road and Shannon Lane.


12/30, 6:40 a.m.; A man was slumped over the steering wheel of a van at Ostman Road and Willamette Falls Drive and the horn was sounding. It turns out he is a night watchman and had fallen asleep.

12/30, 12:15 p.m.; Marijuana was being dealt at West Linn High School.

12/31, 1:16 a.m.; A man had fallen and couldn't get up at 11th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

12/31, 11:15 a.m.; An upset ex-wife was following a man to a location on Wild Rose Way.

12/31, 5:27 p.m.; A suspicious person was going door to door asking for money for a mission.

12/31, 5:33 p.m.; A runaway was reported.

12/31, 9:00 p.m.; Kids were ringing doorbells in the 3000 block of Roxbury Drive.

12/31, 9:53 p.m.; Raucous kids were kicking street signs in the 22700 block of West Bluff Court.

12/31, 10:07 p.m.; New Year's Eve revelers were shooting off fireworks near Crescent and Ponderay drives.

12/31, 10:08 p.m.; Partiers were celebrating with fireworks in the 1500 block of Rosemarie Drive.

1/1, 12:29 a.m.; A drunk woman sitting outside in the 1700 block of Sixth Avenue couldn't find her friends. Police helped locate them.

1/1, 2:58 a.m.; Folks were still ringing in the new year with fireworks near Wild Rose Loop and Wild Rose Way.

1/1, 12:43 p.m.; A possibly drunk driver was 'just distracted' near Hidden Springs and Rosemont roads.

1/1, 5:20 p.m.; A homeless man was pestering customers at McDonald's on Eighth Court.

1/2, 8:17 a.m.; A fire hydrant was found knocked over in the 2900 block of Jolie Pointe Road.

1/2, 11:42 a.m.; A dad and adult son were physically fighting. The son was taken in for a mental health evaluation.

1/3, 5:00 p.m.; Alpine Drive signs were dumped at the park on Rosemarie Drive.

1/3, 11:06 p.m.; Someone in the field behind the 19100 block of Kapteyns Street was 'shuffling around.'

1/4, 7:29 a.m.; A 3-year-old called the police while playing with their mom's phone near Springtree Lane and Summerlinn Drive.

1/4, 8:43 a.m.; A sixth-grade boy in the 19000 block of Old River Drive refused to go to school.

1/4, 11:38 a.m.; A geocacher raised suspicions while searching near an electrical box in the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

1/4, 5:04 p.m.; Ammunition was found in a Dumpster in the 1700 block of 16th Street and turned in to police.

1/4, 11:01 p.m.; A 17-year-old girl wishing to leave was fighting and yelling with her family.

1/5, 11:06 a.m.; Speeders are constantly racing through the 1500 block of Rosemont Road.

1/5, 6:54 p.m.; An elderly neighbor was locked out of her home in the 19700 block of Wildwood Drive.


12/31, 9:33 a.m.; A dog tried to attack another dog in the 1900 block of Sunburst Terrace.

1/1, 2:21 p.m.; A boxer/lab mix was lost in the 25200 block of Petes Mountain Road.

1/1, 7:07 p.m.; A large black-and-white cat has been visiting the same home in the 6200 block of Haverhill Court for the past two weeks.

1/3, 2:46 p.m.; A dog was running off leash at the boat ramp at 1100 12th St.

1/3, 4:54 p.m.; A homeowner in the 6000 block of West A Street took issue with a neighbor's dog running and pooping freely.

1/5, 8:56 a.m.; A playful dog in the 19300 block of View Drive was having too much noisy fun.

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