Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
8/16 9:53 p.m. A gold iPhone was stolen from a vehicle at Market of Choice.
8/19 5:56 p.m. A woman said her brother spent about $3,000 on a credit card shared between her and her mother.
8/20 7:39 a.m. An iPad was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the Parker Crest area.
8/20 1:12 p.m. An iPhone was stolen in the Bolton area.
8/22 7:42 p.m. A woman said her sons iPhone was stolen.
8/23 6:01 p.m. A Galaxy S4 cell phone was stolen from Willamette Park.
8/18 2:34 p.m. A man said someone hacked into his cell phone account and got his information.
8/20 8:40 a.m. A man said he was contacted by someone claiming to be from the West Linn Police Department on behalf of the IRS.
8/17 6:08 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Day Road and Salamo Road.
8/18 10:08 a.m. A vehicle was hit by a large sheet of plywood that fell off another vehicle on Interstate 205.
8/19 2:58 p.m. A parked vehicle was hit and damaged at Tanner Creek Park.
8/19 3:29 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
8/20 8:28 p.m. A motorcycle crashed near Parker Road and Wildrose Drive.
8/21 1:18 p.m. Two vehicles collided near 10th Street and Interstate 205.
8/22 11:08 a.m. An accident occurred near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive.
8/22 11:34 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
8/22 11:56 a.m. An accident occurred on Interstate 205 at the Abernethy Bridge.
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8/16 12:06 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was making rounds in a parking lot near the 3500 block of Cedaroak Drive, then drove away quickly when the caller approached.
8/16 11:02 a.m. Police were asked to watch for a man who had been saying his life is on its last string and that he would take people down with him.
8/16 3:25 p.m. A vehicle was damaged by flying debris kicked up by another car.
8/16 6:23 p.m. A man said his son was angry and broke some glass.
8/17 7:19 a.m. Two people were sleeping in a vehicle near the 3400 block of Belknapo Drive.
8/17 11:24 a.m. A man said someone spit on his vehicle and ran a red light near 10th Street and Blankenship Road.
8/18 12:36 a.m. A man said his son was drunk and left home on foot.
8/18 12:39 p.m. A suspicious looking man pulled up in a vehicle near the 2600 block of Warwick Street, then changed his clothes in the street five different times.
8/18 2:46 p.m. The driver and passenger of a vehicle were seen drinking from an open container near the 2100 block of 8th Court.
8/18 3:17 p.m. A patient was verbally threatening a man at the West Linn Plastic Surgery office.
8/18 7:04 p.m. A vehicle traveling approximately 100 mph was seen driving on Interstate 205.
8/18 8:40 p.m. A man said his daughter purchased a stolen iPhone.
8/19 12:21 a.m. A man was upset about a bright light and very loud air conditioning system behind his home.
8/19 8:03 a.m. A man said he was receiving inappropriate text and Facebook messages.
8/19 8:06 a.m. A suspicious looking man was seen at Marylhurst Heights Park.
8/19 8:47 a.m. A suspicious looking woman was joined by a suspicious looking man at McDonalds near the 2100 block of 8th Court.
8/19 8:54 a.m. Two men with chainsaws appeared to be cutting down trees without a permit near the 2100 block of Fircrest Drive, but officers determined all was in order.
8/19 10:40 a.m. A woman said she heard a loud gunshot near the 2900 block of Winkel Way. Officers were unable to locate a problem.
8/19 10:53 a.m. A woman said kids were coming to the Fallsview Apartments to pick blackberries and ride skateboards.
8/19 11:07 a.m. The suspicious looking driver of a vehicle parked near the 19900 block of Derby Street was a contractor working on a house.
8/19 11:14 a.m. Suspicious looking men in a vehicle near the 1600 block of Arran Court were eating lunch.
8/19 7:53 p.m. A callers son was refusing to go home.
8/20 1:24 p.m. A bike was left in a mans driveway.
8/20 2:38 p.m. A man said his 10 and 16-year old kids were harassed by a man at Sunset Grade School. The man told the kids they were being too noisy and cursed at them.
8/20 7:53 p.m. A woman said her neighbor was outside with his race car and making a lot of noise with the engine.
8/20 10:24 p.m. A man was concerned about kids going into the White Oak Savanna. They were playing on the swings.
8/21 12:22 a.m. A woman said her husband was being physical with her and throwing things. He was transported to Clackamas County Jail.
8/21 7:04 a.m. A suspicious looking man had been seen parked outside Starbucks every day for the past 6 to 8 months. He arrived at 5 a.m., stayed for two hours and left.
8/21 9:34 a.m. A suspicious looking brown van with flashers on the back and red and blue visor lights inside had a car pulled over near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. The caller said it seemed odd for a minivan to pull cars over.
8/21 1:24 p.m. Suspicious looking men appeared to be rolling a joint in a car, then walked towards Burnside Park.
8/21 1:57 p.m. A woman said her husband was getting aggressive with her.
8/21 3:08 p.m. A man was refusing to leave the West Linn Municipal Court.
8/21 5:06 p.m. A woman who came to meet with police about a DUI charge was drunk at the time, and left prior to being detained.
8/21 6:29 p.m. A vehicle left a gas station without paying. Officers located the driver, and it was a misunderstanding regarding his credit company.
8/22 1:20 a.m. A woman said she heard whistling in her backyard. Officers were unable to locate anyone.
8/22 6:40 a.m. In a road rage incident, a driver was seen waving an axe out the window.
8/22 3:09 p.m. A woman said she heard two gunshots and a woman scream near the 6200 block of Club House Circle. Officers were unable to locate the source of the noise.
8/22 3:45 p.m. A man said he would be out of town and would like extra patrols near his home due to a problem with his neighbor.
8/22 5:31 p.m. A man heard a person crying in the bushes behind his home. It was an unreported runaway juvenile from Youth Villages.
8/22 7:06 p.m. A blue and red bag was found leaning against a sign pole near 10th Street and Salamo Road.
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