Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
6/15 10:28 a.m. A bicycle valued at $350 was stolen in the Willamette area.
6/15 8:57 p.m. $50 in gas was stolen from the 76 station near the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.
6/17 3:59 p.m. A wallet was stolen in the Willamette area.
6/17 9:12 p.m. A package containing cosmetics was stolen from a front porch.
6/18 1:31 p.m. A caller said a check was stolen and deposited by an unknown person.
6/15 3:39 p.m. A caller reported identity theft.
6/17 10:23 a.m. A man said someone filed a tax return using his social security number.
6/13 2:01 p.m. A motorcycle collided with a car near 10th Street and Interstate 205.
6/13 5:44 p.m. A hit-and-run was reported in a parking lot near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
6/14 8:38 p.m. An accident involving a bicycle was reported near Hidden Springs Road and Oak Tree Court.
6/15 3:31 p.m. Four vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
6/16 3:05 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.
6/16 4:20 p.m. Three vehicles collided near Epperly Way and Willamette Falls Drive.
6/17 9:26 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue.
6/18 3:27 a.m. A hit-and-run accident occurred near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
6/18 6:46 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
6/18 9:21 a.m. Four vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and the Abernethy Bridge.
6/19 5:24 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported on Interstate 205.
6/19 5:32 p.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Drive and Willamette Falls Drive.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
6/13 12:26 a.m. A caller wished to report the violation of a restraining order.
6/13 12:59 a.m. A woman said she saw her neighbors fighting.
6/13 2:03 a.m. Kids were driving around and yelling out the window near the 6600 block of Apollo Road.
6/13 7:30 a.m. A man said kids were in the park and doing drugs the previous night near the 4300 block of Horton Road.
6/13 4:46 p.m. A woman said her son left home about 30 minutes ago after being told not to.
6/13 6:06 p.m. A woman in Haggen was "acting strange."
6/13 10:13 p.m. Juveniles were having a party around a fire on Cedar Island.
6/13 10:47 p.m. A "loud party" was reported near Charman Street and Grant Street.
6/13 10:50 p.m. A man said he confronted 3-5 juveniles in his backyard, and then they ran away.
6/13 11:55 p.m. A caller said people were fighting in a front yard.
6/14 1:30 a.m. A caller said his friend had left home and was driving drunk.
6/14 9:06 a.m. A caller said he was receiving threats from a subject he sold a car to. The threats stemmed from the subject not making payments.
6/14 2:33 p.m. A man said restaurant employees were dumping grease and food in an alley.
6/14 10:21 p.m. A man said kids were possibly doing drugs at a park near the 4300 block of Horton Road.
6/15 1:00 a.m. A caller heard loud music and people outside partying near Lewis Street and Perrin Street.
6/15 2:49 p.m. A woman said her ex-husband damaged her vehicle.
6/15 6:36 p.m. Three juveniles were setting fires in a park near the 18500 block of Upper Midhill Drive.
6/15 7:11 p.m. A man was "wandering aimlessly" and looking into cars near the 2200 block of Haskins Road.
6/15 11:03 p.m. A woman was upset when her daughter left for a friend's house before cleaning her room.
6/16 8:58 a.m. Graffiti was found on buildings and a shelter area at Tanner Creek Park.
6/16 1:33 p.m. A woman said her neighbor had been seen on two different occasions going through neighborhood mailboxes. Officers found no crime had been committed.
6/16 7:04 p.m. A suspicious looking man with a leg brace was asking residents if they wanted their address painted on the curb.
6/17 2:15 p.m. Three young men were seen smoking and drinking beer at the skate park near the 3400 block of Parker Road. Police found they were vaping and drinking Gatorade.
6/17 7:43 p.m. A woman said neighbors from two houses over came looking for her husband and scared her.
6/17 10:37 p.m. A woman said kids on the other side of her duplex "shot something through" her apartment to make her sick.
6/17 11:38 p.m. A woman heard a noise and was concerned that police had bugged her house.
6/18 9:48 a.m. A caller said she found a cigarette butt on her back porch that appeared overnight.
6/18 10:19 a.m. A man wished to speak with an officer about his probation in Idaho.
6/18 10:35 a.m. A woman said she was assaulted by her husband.
6/18 11:18 a.m. A caller said a roofing contractor took a contract for her residence, then failed to do the work.
6/18 12:39 p.m. A caller said a neighbor came to her house and was "yelling and screaming." The neighbor left but the caller could still hear yelling from the neighbor's house.
6/19 1:34 a.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend hopped a fence and was in her car.
6/19 1:43 a.m. A suspicious looking driver pulled over, changed his shirt and left with no lights on near the 1100 block of Royal Court.
6/19 9:30 a.m. A suspicious looking white van was driving slowly around a neighborhood near Larson Avenue and Maple Terrace. The driver was helping someone remove a tree.
6/19 2:29 p.m. A resident believed he heard gunshots from the woods behind his home near the 2500 block of Wisteria Court.
6/19 5:54 p.m. An "unfamiliar" older man was seen walking in yards near the 6300 block of Pony Court.
6/19 8:33 p.m. A man saw a white van driving slowly through the area near the 2900 block of Beacon Hill Drive and believed it might be casing the area.
6/19 9:55 p.m. Four suspicious looking teens went into a park and left in a "nondescript" vehicle.
6/14 12:10 a.m. A man said he heard a dog barking and she was possibly in labor. An officer found that the dog had had her litter and that was why she was barking.