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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:


2/14 8:34 a.m. A dad in the 2100 block of Long Street confiscated a cellphone.

2/17 12:26 p.m. A theft was reported in the 1200 block of 12th Street.

2/19 10:34 a.m. Copper wiring valued at $80,000 was stolen from the former Blue Heron site in the 1300 block of Fourth Street.

2/19 3:01 p.m. A shoplifter was cited for third-degree theft at Market of Choice.

2/20 2:41 p.m. An iPod was stolen at West Linn High School.


2/14 5:58 p.m. Fraudulent activity was reported in the 3400 block of Riverknoll Way.

2/18 8:15 a.m. A woman was fraudulently charged $1,220 for a cab ride from Portland to West Linn.

2/19 9:30 a.m. A counterfeit $20 bill was passed at 7-Eleven on Willamette Drive.


2/14 2:57 p.m. A man was bent over holding his head after an accident at 10th Street and Salamo Road.

2/14 7:47 p.m. A pizza delivery vehicle rolled into a creek in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

2/14 8:16 p.m. A vehicle backed into a Subaru in the 1400 block of Holly Street.

2/19 8:23 a.m. An accident was reported on southbound I-205 near Highway 43.

2/20 5:24 p.m. An accident occurred on southbound I-205 at the Abernethy Bridge.


2/14 8:39 a.m. Instead of a fork in the road, a knife was found near Fairview Way and Willamette Drive.

2/14 9:55 a.m. A crying and mumbling man was seen leaving the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

2/14 11:12 a.m. A man was seen relieving himself at a yellow house with green trim.

2/14 1:04 p.m. Police removed a syringe found at Michael Court and Ostman Road.

2/14 5:30 p.m. A woman in the 2400 block of Margery Street was locked out of the house with her grandson inside.

2/14 10:22 p.m. Five teens were at the end of a driveway in the 3400 block of Chelan Drive and told a woman to get out of her vehicle. When she refuse, they gave chase.

2/14 10:59 p.m. Kids on stairs were being loud in the 2900 block of Winkel Way.

2/15 1:35 p.m. A resident in the 2000 block of Marylhurst Drive arrived home to find an unknown vehicle in the driveway.

2/15 5:12 p.m. A downed power line was reported at 16th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

2/16 12:41 p.m. A sink hole was reported near Blankenship Road and Interstate 205. Police found a pothole.

2/16 4:11 p.m. Suspected gunshots were heard in the 1100 block of 12th Street.

2/16 8:53 p.m. A man called police stating a subject approached his wife, handed her a flower and a card, which made her “very uncomfortable.”

2/16 10:59 p.m. Kids playing “fugitive” were trying to hop a fence in the 1300 block of High Touch Street.

2/17 6:49 a.m. A power line was down in the 2000 block of Walden Street.

2/17 9:52 a.m. A downed line was reported in the 2600 block of Warwick Street.

2/17 11:50 a.m. A man in the 4400 block of Elmran Drive was upset a subject was attempting to change a tire in front of his house, concerned his gravel was being damaged.

2/18 8:57 a.m. An 8- to 10-year-old child was seen walking along Borland Road toward Stafford Road.

2/18 9:13 a.m. A “delivery” van with boxes inside was suspiciously stopping at houses in the 3800 block of Horton Road.

2/18 1:26 p.m. A man taking pictures of a house in the 2900 block of White Salmon Street was a real estate appraiser.

2/19 7:51 a.m. A man was seen dragging his dog down the street near Rosemont Road and Wild Rose Drive.

2/19 1:56 p.m. A woman working in Portland with no way to get home was concerned she left a burning candle in her home in the 6200 block of Elliott Street.

2/20 2:57 a.m. An employee was stuck in a business in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive and couldn’t get out.


2/16 11:43 p.m. An exotic cat that was stolen from the 2100 block of Long Street was listed on Craigslist.

2/19 5:53 p.m. A possum in a driveway in the 3900 block of North Hampton Court seemed to be having “some type of seizure.”