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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


9/7 8:35 p.m. A neighbor boy entered a home in the 1400 block of Buck Street to leave a note on a girl’s bed.

9/8 12:41 a.m. Items were reported missing from a residents in the 6600 block of Failing Street. An ex or handyman is suspected.

9/11 10:06 a.m. The safe was stolen from the General Store in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.


9/8 10:08 a.m. A box van was stolen from the 5700 block of Robert Moore Street.

9/9 10:29 a.m. A theft of jewelry was reported in the 3500 block of Riverknoll Way.

9/9 6:04 p.m. Cross bars were stolen from a vehicle in the 18500 block of Rose Court.

9/10 8:17 a.m. A “for sale” sign was stolen from the 2500 block of Beacon Hill Drive.

9/11 3:18 p.m. A woman was caught stealing digestion pills from Market of Choice.

9/12 12:45 p.m. Saws and jewelry were stolen in the 2300 block of Willamette Falls Drive, taken the same time a son-in-law moved out.


9/6 2:54 p.m. An accident was reported in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.

9/7 11:47 p.m. An accident with injuries was reported at Cedaroak and Elman drives.

9/9 7:28 a.m. Two vehicles collided at Barlow Street and Highway 43. Both drivers were transported to the hospital.

9/11 8:39 a.m. An accident occurred on southbound Interstate 205 at Highway 43.


9/6 11:27 a.m. A suspected gunshot and screaming were heard near Killarney Drive and Tipperary Court.

9/6 1:26 p.m. A man felt the city was to blame after a tree fell on his vehicle in the 19600 block of Sun Circle.

9/6 3:49 p.m. A vehicle was scratched in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

9/6 5:37 p.m. A subject was seen crying on the side of the road in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.

9/6 6:48 p.m. Kids were on the roof of Bolton Primary School.

9/6 11:26 p.m. Screaming kids were heard on the playground at Sunset Primary School.

9/7 7:46 a.m. A man shined a flashlight through a window in the 800 block of Springtree Lane.

9/7 10:46 a.m. A seventh-grader was offered marijuana by a high school student at the skate park in the 3400 block of Parker Road.

9/8 12:02 p.m. An aggressive 15-year-old would not let his mother out of her room.

9/8 10:26 p.m. Property was spray-painted in the 22700 block of West Bluff Court.

9/8 11:28 p.m. Loud juveniles were heard in the West Linn Lutheran Church parking lot.

9/8 11:45 p.m. A suspected alarm in a neighborhood turned out to be crickets.

9/9 10:07 a.m. A man upset at the speed of his transaction at US Bank in the 19000 block of Willamette Drive was being loud and rude.

9/10 8:37 a.m. A woman discovered a female rifling through her vehicle at Mary S. Young State Park.

9/10 9:40 a.m. An unfamiliar vehicle in the 3700 block of Fairhaven Drive was just a rental.

9/10 11:30 a.m. A tattered man with missing teeth walking two dogs in the 900 block of Marylhurst Circle “seemed out of place.”

9/10 1:36 p.m. Stinky trash is in the dumpsters in the 1700 block of Sixth Avenue.

9/10 5:26 p.m. Minors drinking in the 25400 block of Swiftshore Drive were found all be of age.

9/10 8:29 p.m. A man was peering into mailboxes near Dillow and Lowry drives.

9/11 5:23 p.m. A child home alone heard unknown beeping coming from upstairs. It was his sister’s alarm clock.

9/12 10:41 a.m. A cooler by the side of the road near Dollar Street and Fields Drive was deemed suspicious.

9/12 1:09 p.m. Condoms and broken bottles were found at Willamette Primary School.

9/12 5:16 p.m. Kids were on the roof of the fire hall in the 4600 block of Bittner Street.


9.11 7:53 a.m. Rabies is a concern in the 2600 block of York Street after a dog killed a rat.

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