Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
12/2 3:18 a.m. A 37-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a West Linn municipal warrant for failure to appear on suspicion of driving while suspended, as well as "additional warrants from other agencies."
12/6 1:09 p.m. A man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a warrant for suspicion of littering.
12/3 2:31 a.m. A 39-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of DUII.
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12/2 10:08 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle had been parked at the library for more than a week.
12/2 11:26 p.m. A caller was concerned because an employee had not shown up to work for two days. It turned out the person wasn't scheduled to work those days.
12/2 11:49 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked near the 5200 block of Nelco Circle.
12/3 8:04 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle pulled in behind a driver and screeched its tires when she got out near the 21500 block of Salamo Road.
12/4 3:16 a.m. A suspicious looking man was seen near the 20000 block of Marigold Court.
12/4 3:33 p.m. A caller said someone appeared to be breastfeeding a child while driving on Interstate 205.
12/4 4:07 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near Ostman Road and Willamette Falls Drive.
12/4 5:54 p.m. A caller said someone followed him after he flashed his brights at the driver, who started screaming.
12/4 6:17 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with front end damage and no plate was seen near the 5000 block of Territorial Drive.
12/4 7:29 p.m. A caller felt threatened after receiving the message "WestLinn 1" while playing an online game.
12/4 7:32 p.m. A suspicious looking person was looking at Christmas lights and walking up to houses near the 2500 block of Coeur D'Alene Drive.
12/5 4:25 a.m. An assault was reported near Pimlico Drive and Willamette Drive.
12/5 8:11 a.m. Mail was reported stolen near the 400 block of Springtree Lane, but it turned out to be part of a dispute with the caller's sister, who recently lived at the location.
12/5 11:18 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near Broadway Street and Buse Street.
12/5 2:26 p.m. A caller was concerned after coming home and finding her front door open near the 1800 block of Westberry Court.
12/5 4:06 p.m. A suspicious looking person came to a resident's door and tried to sell a security system near the 1800 block of Lewthwaite Street.
12/5 10:51 p.m. A caller heard noises in her house near the 20300 block of Noble Lane. All was OK.
12/6 4:43 a.m. A caller said someone rang her doorbell near the 2400 block of Donegal Court.
12/6 6:39 a.m. A man said his ex-girlfriend broke into his room with a hammer and damaged property.
12/6 8:40 a.m. A suspicious looking man was yelling at no one near the 5400 block of West A Street.
12/6 11:48 a.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near the 5300 block of Windsor Terrace.
12/6 12:30 p.m. A woman with a child was seen panhandling near the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
12/6 12:32 p.m. A caller wished to report an ongoing issue with a neighbor using garden equipment for extended periods of time.
12/6 1:07 p.m. A caller said her car was broken into overnight and items were found behind a dumpster near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
12/6 1:47 p.m. A caller asked for assistance with catching cats near the 19300 block of Suncrest Drive.
12/6 2:58 p.m. A suspicious looking man was trying to throw a tree trunk into the street near Mark Lane and Willamette Drive.
12/6 4:29 p.m. A caller said teens almost hit her while riding skateboards near the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
12/7 1:54 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen driving with a door open near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive.
12/7 8:45 a.m. A caller said his grandfather locked him out of the house and was "going crazy."
12/7 1:00 p.m. A caller said the back window of her car was broken.
12/7 4:12 p.m. A garage door was partially open and possibly damaged near the 4000 block of Imperial Drive.
12/7 6:42 p.m. A caller believed he heard gunshots near the 2700 block of 5th Avenue. 12/7 11:31 p.m. A caller was concerned after leaving her cat in the garage with the lights on and returning to find the cat outside with the garage lights turned off.
12/8 12:26 a.m. A resident said he spotted a suspicious looking man walking near Rancho Lobo Lane and Swiftshore Drive, and that the man appeared to walk faster after being seen by the resident.
12/8 8:41 a.m. A caller said her 14-year-old son was refusing to go to school.
12/8 10:22 a.m. A customer at Chevron was refusing to pay for gas, claiming they asked for $10 worth of gas and got $30 instead. An arrangement was made for the customer to pay later.
12/8 12:44 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen driving through a neighborhood, stopping and moving along near Blankenship Road and Ostman Road.
12/8 4:01 p.m. A caller said people were skateboarding and drinking beer at a park near the 1800 block of Valley View Drive.
12/8 6:55 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near the 4100 block of Norfolk Street.
12/8 6:55 p.m. A suspicious looking moving van was seen near the 2100 block of 19th Street.
12/2 3:05 a.m. Mail was reported stolen near the 3100 block of Cottonwood Court.
12/2 3:10 a.m. A vehicle was broken into near the 3100 block of Cottonwood Court.
12/3 5:33 a.m. A burglary was reported near the 3400 block of Cascade Terrace.
12/3 9:22 a.m. A theft was reported near the 19500 block of Willamette Drive.
12/4 1:22 p.m. A seat cushion and pillow were reported stolen from a porch near the 1100 block of Swiftshore Circle.
12/4 1:35 p.m. A caller said his grandson took cash and other items from him.
12/6 8:06 a.m. An air compressor was stolen from a truck near the 900 block of Rancho Lobo Lane.
12/6 1:15 p.m. A cell phone was reported stolen from a vehicle near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
12/6 1:51 p.m. Items were reported stolen and a locker was damaged when a garage was broken into near the 22800 block of West Bluff Drive.
12/6 11:27 p.m. A caller said someone tried to break into her house from a downstairs window near the 19700 block of Suncrest Drive.
12/7 3:32 p.m. A theft was reported near the 2300 block of Pimlico Drive.
n 12/7 7:29 p.m. A theft was reported near the 1800 block of Ostman Road.
12/4 9:12 a.m. A caller wished to report fraud by an attorney.
12/7 6:37 p.m. Computer fraud was reported.
12/8 4:25 p.m. Identification theft was reported.
12/2 3:51 p.m. An accident was reported near the 22800 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
12/3 10:14 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2200 block of Michael Drive. No one was injured.
12/4 7:38 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. No one was injured.
12/4 4:24 p.m. An accident was reported near Arbor Drive and Highway 43. No one was injured.
12/5 7:10 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
12/5 7:31 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
12/5 5:50 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 5600 block of Hood Street.
12/7 9:09 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Appaloosa Way and Santa Anita Drive. It was unknown if there were injuries.