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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:


12/13 9:38 a.m. A subject left a gas station in the 22300 block of Willamette Drive without paying for $48 worth of gas.

12/15 4:59 p.m. Yard decorations were stolen in the 2500 block of Woodhill Court.

12/16 11:42 a.m. A snowman display was stolen from Youth Music Project in the 2000 block of Eighth Avenue.

12/16 2:22 p.m. Plastic flamingos, a snowman and a “slow children playing” sign were stolen from a yard in the 3700 block of Rosepark Drive.

12/18 10:40 a.m. A man took $1,100 from Bank of American on Salamo Road.

12/18 11:24 a.m. In the 3300 block of River Woods Place, rings were taken from a jewelry box by movers.

12/18 12:30 p.m. A woman was cited and released for shoplifting at Market of Choice.


12/13 12:56 p.m. Identity theft was reported in the 6200 block of Bridgeview Drive.

12/17 12:41 p.m. Identity theft was reported in the 19700 block of View Drive.

12/18 12:40 p.m. Fraudulent credit card use was reported in the 19300 block of Vista Court.


12/13 1:32 p.m. An accident was reported in the 4300 block of Willamette Falls Drive. A vehicle went into the ditch.

12/17 3:13 p.m. A reckless teen driver sped down the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive, hit a fence and kept on cruising.

12/17 5:58 p.m. A semi sideswiped a vehicle on northbound Interstate 205 at 10th Street but didn’t stop.

12/17 6:14 p.m. Two vehicles collided at 10th Street and I-205.

12/17 6:33 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported at Cedaroak and Willamette drives.

12/18 12:57 p.m. A hit-and-run accident occurred in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

12/18 2:04 p.m. Two vehicles were involved in an accident at Hood Street and Willamette Drive.

12/18 3:35 p.m. An accident occurred on northbound I-205 at Highway 43.

12/18 6:08 p.m. A vehicle went into the ditch and was stuck in the mud in the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive.


12/13 8:12 a.m. Paper and garbage was flying out of a truck on southbound I-205 at 10th Street.

12/13 8:42 a.m. A bicycle was found at the track at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.

12/13 3:31 p.m. Kids at the back of a school bus were suspected of smoking near 10th Street and Willamette Falls Drive. Then a boy got off the bus, took his pants off and made “crude gestures.”

12/14 4:57 p.m. A man in a black sweat suit kneeling down in the 22900 block of Willamette Drive was just taking photos.

12/15 7:36 p.m. A man with a bloody face was seen stumbling in the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

12/15 8:22 a.m. Yelling heard in the Shari’s parking lot was a 6-year-old child “having a moment.” Dad was correcting the behavior.

12/15 10:28 a.m. A man picking up trash during his walk in the 2100 block of Club House Drive unknowingly stumbled upon a failed attempt at a Drano plastic bottle bomb.

12/16 9:57 p.m. Officers couldn’t locate three kids supposedly sitting in the road near Parker Road and Sunset Avenue.

12/16 9:22 a.m. A suspicious vehicle circling near Clark Street and Oregon City Boulevard was a painter waiting for his boss.

12/17 3:57 p.m. Brandon Dahrens, 29, registered as a sex offender.


12/14 11:44 a.m. Three chickens were playing in the park in the 19900 block of Derby Street.