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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:


6/2 6:07 p.m. A person left the Chevron gas station on the 22200 block of Willamette Drive without paying for gas.

6/2 9:18 p.m. A wallet with cash in it was stolen near the 22900 block of Willamette Drive.

6/3 2:49 p.m. A man said a contractor stole some of his tools after being fired.

6/5 8:49 a.m. Two computers were stolen from a home in the Hidden Springs area.


5/31 7:45 a.m. Fraud was reported in the Sunset area.

5/31 11:21 a.m. Fraud was reported in the Savanna Oaks area.

6/2 4:47 p.m. A resident said someone filed taxes using her Social Security Number.


5/30 5:17 p.m. Two vehicles collided on Southbound Interstate 205 near Highway 43.

5/31 12:03 p.m. An accident occurred at Chow Mein Lane and Willamette Drive.

6/4 10:47 a.m. Two vehicles collided at Dillow Drive and Willamette Drive.

6/4 6:25 p.m. An accident occurred near Stafford Road and Interstate 205.

6/5 9:04 p.m. An accident occurred at the Shell Station on Willamette Drive.


5/29 4:30 p.m. A suspicious looking man was walking up and the street near the 3700 block of Fairhaven Drive.

5/29 5:05 p.m. A customer at Five Guys Burgers threw his drink at a person and refused to leave.

5/29 8:13 p.m. A man heard people screaming from a home directly behind him, then saw someone shoved out of the house.

5/29 A man said his wife was upset about a boat purchase. Officers stood by while the man retrieved his items to leave for the night.

5/30 12:31 a.m. A man reported an ongoing noise problem with cleaners at Bugattis Restaurant.

5/30 10:34 a.m. A man said his son’s girlfriend hit him several times and his son “chest bumped” him.

5/30 10:37 a.m. A man said the front entry to his office was unlocked and paperwork was shuffled around. He suspected a fired employee who never returned a key.

5/30 5:32 p.m. A caller said subjects inside a car were exchanging items and possibly snorting something. Officers found no evidence of drug use.

5/30 5:37 p.m. A resident was concerned about a family of ducks on the side of the freeway. Officers were unable to locate the ducks.

5/30 6:25 p.m. A person with grey hair wearing a grey jogging suit was seen looking at bushes between the on-ramp and freeway near Interstate 205.

5/30 7:19 p.m. A person reported their wallet was stolen at the library. The wallet was later found at home.

5/30 11:10 p.m. A suspicious vehicle parked near a mailbox, then drove off quickly. The caller was concerned because of prior mail theft incidents.

5/31 2:11 a.m. A suspicious, unoccupied vehicle was found on a property near the 2600 block of Pimlico Drive.

5/31 10:28 a.m. A person found a violin in a case and handed it over to police.

5/31 1:02 p.m. A caller’s daughter had a picture taken “upskirt” that was then posted online.

5/31 3:48 p.m. A dispute between a mother and daughter was caused by the daughter “not being able to do what she was told.”

5/31 3:02 p.m. Grandparents at Fields Bridge Park were being verbally abusive to a 16-year old.

5/31 7:34 p.m. An old, beat up van with a group of people inside was parked outside a home for 10 or 15 minutes.

6/1 3:38 p.m. A suspicious looking man was walking around the McLean House for 45 minutes. He was a scavenger hunter.

6/1 4:52 p.m. A juvenile on a skateboard was seen going up the ramp onto Interstate 205.

6/1 7:30 p.m. A woman and her son were drunk in Willamette Park, struggling to walk and falling over.

6/1 11:01 p.m. A caller’s brother in law was “very drunk” and punching a fence.

6/2 3:08 a.m. A caller was concerned about a prowler in her backyard. It was only a dream.

6/2 A suspicious looking vehicle was seen outside a home in the River Heights area.

6/2 6:30 p.m. A man who was seen trying to break into a home was determined to actually live there.

6/2 8:43 p.m. Two juveniles were seen sitting in the middle of the road with cameras near Johnson Road and Tualatin Loop.

6/3 8:44 a.m. A “well kept” man was running on the inside median and backing up traffic on Interstate 205.

6/3 9:06 a.m. A man said contractors had table saws set up in the road and were blocking access to his driveway. The foreman pointed his finger in the man’s face when asked about it.

6/3 3:33 p.m. A customer at Thai Lemon refused to pay for his food and became angry when police were called.

6/3 5:37 p.m. A caller was upset that families in the area were “using the street as a playground,” and that a basketball hoop was in the street.

6/3 8:12 p.m. A resident said two people had been riding dirtbikes in a backyard for 15 or 20 minutes.

6/3 8:25 p.m. A woman received a call from someone who claimed to be from the IRS and told her she owed money dating back to 2008. The caller then threatened her and she hung up.

6/4 10:54 a.m. A homeless man was playing his guitar in the center median at Hood Street and Willamette Drive.

6/4 11:49 a.m. A man said he was confronted by a former business partner, who was screaming and threatening him.

6/4 1:03 p.m. A panhandler was asking for money at Hood Street and Willamette Drive.

6/4 4:39 p.m. A suspicious sounding man who identified himself as an “investigator” called a resident and would not say who he represented. It was a tax warrant scam call.

6/4 8:21 p.m. A suspicious looking woman parked her car and stared at residents near the 2600 block of Oregon City Boulevard, then took a walk and returned to the vehicle for 20 more minutes.

6/4 9:23 p.m. A resident returned home to find an unfamiliar vehicle in his driveway.

6/5 9:15 a.m. A man appeared to be sleeping inside a vehicle near the 5200 block of Amy Street.

6/5 11:56 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the parking lot of Taco Del Mar on the 22000 block of Willamette Drive.

6/5 1:16 p.m. A syringe was found on a path near Dollar Street and River Heights Circle.

6/5 4:40 p.m. Cyber bullying was reported at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.

6/5 11:24 p.m. A peeping Tom was reported at the 4400 block of Grant Street.