Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
12/18 9:53 a.m. A 62-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of driving while suspended.
12/18 4:16 p.m. A 53-year-old man was lodged at Multnomah County District Court on a West Linn warrant for failure to appear on suspicion of second degree criminal mischief.
12/18 9:22 p.m. A 33-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of driving while suspended.
12/19 10:47 p.m. A 26-year-old woman was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of fourth degree assault.
12/16 1:05 a.m. A 28-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of DUII and reckless driving.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
12/16 1:44 a.m. Two people were fighting near the 3800 block of Kenthorpe Way.
12/16 9:36 a.m. A caller said his 8-year-old daughter was out of control.
12/16 1:39 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with its windows blacked out was seen going in and out of a lot near the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
12/16 3:53 p.m. A squirrel was seen "staggering around" near the 4000 block of Elmran Drive. The squirrel eventually staggered off to blackberry bushes and escaped.
12/16 4:34 p.m. An elderly man looked lost near Riverview Avenue and Sunset Avenue.
12/16 8:58 p.m. A caller said he was being pinned down by his son.
12/17 1:45 p.m. A suspicious looking person was picking up rocks and tasting them near the 4600 block of Elmran Drive.
12/17 11:17 p.m. A caller heard a woman screaming for help near Bexhill Street and Regency Court.
12/18 12:07 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
12/18 9:30 a.m. A suspicious looking person was sitting near a mailbox near the 2200 block of Tannler Drive. The person was possibly trying to steal mail but this proved unfounded.
12/18 5:52 p.m. A caller said an apartment near the 2200 block of Willamette Falls Drive had its window broken out and there were people in a van pulling up and pointing at it.
12/19 2:10 a.m. A caller heard noises near the 2200 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
12/19 6:26 a.m. Two suspicious looking people were seen walking with a large suitcase near Dollar Street and River Heights Circle.
12/19 1:08 p.m. Mailboxes were broken into overnight near the 1700 block of Maple Street.
12/19 2:31 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 4100 block of Calaroga Court.
12/19 11:46 p.m. An unknown person rang a doorbell near the 2600 block of Beacon Hill Drive.
12/20 3:24 a.m. A caller was concerned after seeing someone going through her neighbor's car with a flashlight.
12/20 8:10 p.m. A man said his friend was out of control.
12/20 10:30 p.m. Four suspicious looking people went into a blacked out vehicle near 8th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.
12/16 11:46 a.m. A theft was reported near the 2200 block of 5th Avenue.
12/17 1:58 p.m. A caller said an employee admitted to theft of $600 in cash.
12/17 4:42 p.m. A purse with a wallet and phone in it was reported stolen from a vehicle at Mary S. Young State Park.
12/18 1:27 p.m. Jewelry was reported stolen near the 1800 block of 8th Avenue.
12/19 8:18 a.m. A purse and cell phone were reported stolen near the 3000 block of Lazy River Drive.
12/20 12:44 p.m. A theft was reported near the 1800 block of Hemlock Street.
12/21 4:59 a.m. A burglary was reported near the 2600 block of Lorinda Lane.
12/21 10:00 a.m. A commercial burglary was reported near the 19000 block of Willamette Drive.
12/21 10:02 p.m. A package was reported stolen from a front porch near the 3800 block of Fairhaven Drive and the contents were listed on craigslist.
12/18 3:24 p.m. A caller said someone used his Social Security number to open an unemployment case.
12/18 6:13 p.m. A vehicle hit a "stop" sign near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
12/20 3:44 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 22000 block of Salamo Road. No one was injured
12/20 4:49 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was injured.