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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:


1/19 9:08 a.m. Matthew Cody Olson, 23, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a West Linn warrant for suspicion of probation violation.

1/21 2:15 p.m. Dennis Ray Pedrotti, 53, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a Clackamas County warrant for suspicion of delivering methamphetamine.


1/21 8:34 p.m. Cordt T. Aulwurm, 34, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of DUII and driving while suspended.


1/17 11:31 a.m. A vehicle was stolen overnight in the Savanna Oaks area. It was recovered by a Clackamas County Sheriff’s officer.


1/17 12:55 p.m. A resident received a scam phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS.

1/21 11:00 a.m. A resident received a voicemail from someone claiming to be from the IRS.

1/21 2:16 p.m. A resident received four calls in 30 minutes from a man claiming to be “Steve Martin” from the U.S. Treasury department.

1/21 2:22 p.m. Another resident also recieved a call from “Steve Martin.”


1/17 10:56 a.m. A man said he was sideswiped by a vehicle the previous evening.

1/18 11:39 a.m. An accident was reported near West A Street and Willamette Drive.

1/19 12:46 p.m. A vehicle ran into the side of the arch bridge near the 22900 block of Willamette Drive.

1/19 5:14 p.m. A vehicle spun out and struck a mailbox near Hillcrest Drive and Suncrest Drive.


1/17 12:51 a.m. A woman was screaming after being locked out of her home near the 5500 block of River Street.

1/17 6:34 a.m. A caller reported that the door at Sport Clips was broken open and a light was on inside.

1/17 12:31 p.m. A bag was in the roadway near the 19300 block of Willamette Drive.

1/17 5:15 p.m. A caller said a vehicle appeared to have rolled out of its parking space near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road. Officers found it was correctly parked.

1/17 5:59 p.m. A caller said someone in dark clothing was riding a bike without front or back lights, and was concerned they would be hit.

1/18 5:26 p.m. A caller said he lost his wallet on a Tri-Met bus.

1/19 2:51 p.m. A mother and adult daughter got into a fight near the 1400 block of Ridden Lane.

1/19 4:12 p.m. A man said his 16-year old son smashed his head into a door jam because he was being disciplined.

1/19 5:08 p.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about her 14-year old daughter taking her vehicle at night without her permission.

1/19 7:59 p.m. A drunk man came to a woman’s door and said he was looking for her neighbor. The woman was concerned that the man would try to drive away.

1/19 8:21 p.m. A woman said someone was at her back door. While officers were en route, she discovered it was her husband.

1/19 8:43 p.m. A husband and wife were in a verbal argument and there was a “mutual pushing incident.” The husband left for the night.

1/19 8:45 p.m. A suspicious looking man was knocking on a door near the 2500 block of Sunset Avenue. He said he was trying to serve papers and would be back the next morning.

1/21 10:22 a.m. A caller asked for police to check on her friend. She had been calling all week and got no answer. The friend was fine.

1/21 10:26 a.m. A woman said she was being harassed by a known subject via messages, phone and in person. The subject had also been following her around town.

1/21 12:40 p.m. A resident was suspicious when an unknown person was carrying a ladder towards her backyard. He was spraying the roof.

1/21 12:50 p.m. A father and daughter were having a verbal argument over the daughter’s cell phone being taken away.

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