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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


7/29 10:58 a.m. Diamond earrings, pearl earrings and sterling silver jewelry were taken from a residence on Wisteria Road.

7/29 3:21 p.m. A woman said her mother’s wedding ring was stolen.

7/30 2:32 p.m. Three toilets, a garage door remote and an eight foot square of carpet were stolen from a recently finished vacant home.

7/31 3:52 p.m. $40 worth of gas was stolen from the Chevron station near the 2100 block of 8th Court.

7/31 11:50 p.m. An iPad was stolen from Linn City Pub.

8/1 4:31 p.m. $70.95 worth of gas was stolen from a gas station on the 22200 block of Willamette Drive.


7/29 8:42 a.m. A woman reported a case of identity theft.


7/27 9:27 a.m. A single car accident occurred at 10th Street and Interstate 205.

7/28 2:55 p.m. A vehicle ran into a building near the 1900 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

7/30 8:11 p.m. A single car crash occurred at the intersection of Blankenship Road and Salamo Road.

7/30 8:20 p.m. A man said his son’s car was rear-ended in a hit-and-run accident.


7/26 9:30 a.m. A man said a woman was harassing his 19-year old son.

7/26 5:44 p.m. Juveniles who had been seen throwing rocks at a school returned to the site.

7/26 6:36 p.m. A woman said her home and vehicle had been “egged” about a week ago.

7/26 7:00 p.m. A woman said was being kicked off her property, despite having paid rent through the end of the month. The situation was resolved.

7/26 8:19 p.m. A man was seen loitering and dancing near the 1400 block of Holly Street.

7/26 11:29 p.m. A man said he heard a sound like a car window breaking near the 22100 block of Horizon Drive.

7/26 11:44 p.m. A suspicious looking man was yelling about having a gun and killing people near the 700 block of Marylhurst Circle.

7/27 1:28 a.m. A woman said someone rang her doorbell 20 times.

7/27 2:23 a.m. A woman was concerned when she woke up and found that lights were on that had been previously turned off.

7/27 9:33 a.m. A woman said a Jeep was driving around and smashing mailboxes near Carriage Way and Hunter Court. Officers could not locate any damaged mailboxes.

7/27 2:02 p.m. A caller’s ex father-in-law was trespassing at her home.

7/27 7:12 p.m. A vehicle was parked at an awkward angle near the 2100 block of Bridle Way. It had slipped out of gear.

7/28 7:47 a.m. A 20-year old man was reportedly “out of control.” Police settled the dispute and the man was given a ride to Burgerville.

7/28 11:51 a.m. A man lost his keys while commuting.

7/28 4:01 p.m. A woman said a suspicious looking man approached her son at Music in the Park July 24 and asked if he wanted candy.

7/28 5:02 p.m. A caller said a man was shooting a “wrist rocket” near Ostman Road and Willamette Falls Drive.

7/28 5:56 p.m. A boulder was in the road near the Robinwood Shopping Center.

7/28 7:48 p.m. A man said his home had been broken into July 27. Officers found it was actually a civil issue.

7/28 9:21 p.m. A woman was upset about people using a chainsaw to cut shrubs.

7/29 6:51 a.m. A red moped appeared overnight near the 4300 block of Cedaroak Drive.

7/29 9:11 a.m. A man was walking in the middle of traffic on Highway 43. He was released to his caregiver.

7/29 9:28 a.m. A large garbage bag was in the traffic lane on Interstate 205 near Highway 43.

7/29 9:58 a.m. A liquor store clerk said a daily customer had been purchasing Grey Goose vodka and pouring it in a bottle of soda before leaving in his vehicle.

7/29 12:48 p.m. A woman was receiving harassing phone calls from someone demanding money.

7/29 1:05 p.m. A woman saw a pickup truck with an ATM machine in its bed. She wasn’t sure if it was stolen or privately owned.

7/29 1:55 p.m. A panhandler in a wheelchair was blocking the travel lane near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive.

7/29 2:48 p.m. A woman found a grocery bag filled with hypodermic needles near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

7/29 5:22 p.m. Teens were seen hanging out in the front of a vacant house for sale near the 2100 block of Club House Drive.

7/29 6:11 p.m. A woman said her husband was “losing his mind” and running around yelling at their children. Both were intoxicated and said they would try to stay in separate rooms.

7/29 6:21 p.m. Two adults were riding scooters with no helmets and wearing flip flops near 19th Street and Orchard Street.

7/29 7:09 p.m. A woman from a previous call said her husband was still screaming at her and the kids.

7/30 8:12 a.m. A woman was upset that her neighbor was cutting down a sizable tree without asking her first.

7/30 4:27 p.m. Two young kids broke a glass bottle in a man’s yard and ran away.

7/30 10:45 p.m. A suspicious looking, unfamiliar car was parked near the 19600 block of Wildwood Drive.

7/30 10:51 p.m. A woman said she found a small bag of marijuana near the 2100 block of 8th Court.

7/31 3:06 p.m. A woman was walking and appeared to be high near McKillican Street and West A Street.

7/31 3:48 p.m. A man said his girlfriend broke his laptop and had been throwing things around.

7/31 7:47 p.m. A caller’s 21-year old son was “out of control.”

8/1 7:22 a.m. The occupants of a suspicious looking vehicle were painters waiting to start work.

8/1 9:29 a.m. Subjects using saws near Blankenship Road and Johnson Road were “not properly cleaning up.”

8/1 11:16 a.m. A man said he heard six shots near the 2700 block of 5th Avenue. Officers were unable to locate the source of the noise.

8/1 12:36 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle parked in front of school property near Dollar Street and Fields Drive belonged to subjects displaced from a recent fire.

8/1 1:10 p.m. A woman received a call from a man with an “Indian” accent who claimed to be from the IRS and asked for payment arangements to be made.

8/1 2:23 p.m. A woman said her husband and brother were being “very verbal.” Officers arrived and peace was restored.

8/1 4:57 p.m. A resident found a marijuana pipe and small bag of marijuana and asked for them to be destroyed.

8/1 5:15 p.m. A woman asked to speak with an officer about her 16-year old child.

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