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Police Log

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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


2/7 9:41 a.m. A resident had her identification stolen.

2/8 10:30 a.m. A package delivered by FedEx was taken from a woman’s porch.

2/13 4:50 p.m. A backpack with a laptop, two iPads and an external hardrive was stolen from a vehicle in the Marylhurst area.


2/9 9:27 a.m. A man said he received a bill from a recovery agency claiming he owed money to AT&T.

2/9 4:08 p.m. A caller reported IRS fraud.

2/10 9:50 a.m. A woman received a “final notice” scam call.

2/13 7:36 a.m. A caller said she sent a check for a rental property in California, but had since learned the property was not available and the subject she sent money to was incarcerated.


2/9 3:08 p.m. An accident was reported at BJ Willy’s Restaurant.

2/12 3:56 p.m. A retaining wall was struck by a vehicle near the 3600 block of Mapleton Drive.


2/4 3:36 p.m. A caller from Texas asked officers to check on her niece because she had not been in contact with her for a week and the niece hadn’t been on Facebook. The niece was fine and said officers “don’t need to come in the middle of the night anymore.”

2/4 7:03 a.m. Suspicious looking men stopped in a roadway and were looking at cars near Journeay Court and Wild Rose Way.

2/4 9:28 a.m. A man was concerned after “Perfecto Cleaners” came to his residence unannounced.

2/4 1:35 p.m. A man and woman were sitting in a grassy area and “appeared to be upset” near 10th Street and Interstate 205.

2/4 4:09 p.m. A man said someone who had a restraining order out on him called his doctor’s office to tell them he was drinking and should not be given a prescription refill.

2/4 5:31 p.m. Juveniles were skateboarding on the stairs and sidewalks near Market of Choice.

2/6 1:53 p.m. A panhandler was outside the liquor store near the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

2/6 3:04 p.m. A panhandler was outside City Hall.

2/6 4:30 p.m. A parent received a threatening text from his son.

2/6 10:23 p.m. Police received a call from an unknown man saying a resident at an address would be shot.

2/7 12:19 a.m. A man said his daughter was out walking around with friends and didn’t come home. He said she did this last week too.

2/7 2:56 p.m. A woman said that after her father died, she went to his home to pick up his remaining belongings, but they were missing.

2/8 10:41 a.m. A woman said her car was egged the previous night.

2/8 10:53 a.m. Another car was egged near the 3600 block of Mapleton Drive.

2/8 11:32 a.m. An officer found two more vehicles that were egged.

2/8 2:56 p.m. A house near the 2900 block of Mark Lane was egged.

2/8 3:43 p.m. A vehicle and house were egged overnight near the 2600 block of Lafave Street.

2/8 4:47 p.m. A woman said someone smashed an egg on her driveway.

2/9 1:47 a.m. A passenger had no money to pay for a cab after her ride. Her mother eventually paid for it.

2/9 4:41 a.m. A caller said a vehicle was parked outside his house and he wasn’t sure if the driver ever got out.

2/9 7:36 a.m. A subject was sleeping in a tent by an employee entrance to a business near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

2/9 8:20 a.m. A woman believed her neighbor was shooting something in the air and making her sick.

2/9 12:07 p.m. A caller noticed possible drug activity by her neighbor’s home.

2/9 6:41 p.m. A man and his business partner were involved in a civil issue.

2/10 4:34 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was sitting in front of a location near the 3700 block of Mohawk Way.

2/10 9:14 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle at Sunburst Park turned out to be a delivery driver who was waiting for an address from the company he worked for.

2/10 5:18 p.m. A caller said people were “tearing up” the Willamette boat ramp.

2/10 7:30 p.m. Two drunk men were stumbling across a bridge toward the Willamette area.

2/10 7:31 p.m. A man said his 16-year old son broke a bottle and cut him with it.

2/11 8:59 a.m. A man said he was being harassed by a neighbor.

2/11 9:31 a.m. A man said his wife went to work and was followed by a neighbor all the way into Portland. The neighbor was taking pictures of her and, when confronted, said he thought she was “suspicious.”

2/11 2:00 p.m. A man was upset with a neighbor who was building a fence on his yard.

2/12 1:36 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked outside a home near the 2000 block of Virginia Lane.

2/12 6:05 a.m. A resident found a large hand print on the outside of a sliding glass door that wasn’t there the night before. He said there were “too many spiderwebs” for anyone to have been there.

2/12 11:35 a.m. A resident was upset that her neighbor had not repaired a stairway that was damaged by a truck.

2/12 2:17 p.m. A resident found footprints on her back porch and did not know where they came from. It turned out they were dog footprints.

2/12 3:45 p.m. A customer drove off without paying for gas at the Astro station on Willamette Drive. There had been a miscommunication about paying inside or at the pump.

2/12 7:06 p.m. A resident was concerned about an “older man” who was looking for West Linn High School and seemed lost.

2/12 9:04 p.m. The same elderly man was still walking around and eventually taken home by his daughter.

2/13 10:01 a.m. A caller was suspicious when someone came to his door and said there was a gutter cleaning appointment. He was worried someone was casing his home.

2/13 1:00 p.m. A caller was receiving phone calls claiming someone was going to arrest her.

2/13 2:18 p.m. A woman said a neighbor walked into her house.

2/13 5:02 p.m. A resident believed a drug transaction was going on near Bittner Street and Long Street.

2/13 7:42 p.m. A caller said someone poured an “oily substance” on her front porch.

2/13 8:30 p.m. A resident heard what sounded like a gunshot near the 3100 block of Summerlinn Drive.

2/13 9:50 p.m. A caller said four or five juveniles were throwing bags of dog feces at people and throwing eggs at cars near Barrington Drive and Beacon Hill Drive.


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