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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:


10/3 12:17 p.m. A burglary was reported in the Willamette area.

10/3 6:37 p.m. Items were reported stolen from the lockers at Fit For Life near the 5600 block of Hood Street.

10/5 4:24 p.m. A mailbox was broken into near the 21500 block of Shannon Lane. It was unknown if anything had been taken.

10/6 4:12 p.m. A burglary was reported in the Savanna Oaks area.

10/8 7:39 a.m. A resident said a burglar jumped on their back deck and pulled a screen off to get into the garage.

10/8 5:20 p.m. A caller reported a burglary that had occurred three weeks ago, during which a dishwasher was stolen.


10/3 4:42 p.m. A man received a call from a person claiming to be from the US Treasury department and that he would be arrested.

10/3 3:14 p.m. A credit card was open in a man’s name without his knowledge.

10/5 7:53 a.m. Identification theft was reported at Safeway on Salamo Road.


10/8 3:18 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.

10/10 11:13 p.m. A caller reported fender damage after a hit-and-run crash near 12th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.


10/3 8:40 a.m. A woman said that on the afternoon of Oct. 2, a suspicious man tried to enter her daughter’s school bus.

10/3 8:59 a.m. Vandalism was reported near the 2000 block of Wellington Drive.

10/3 3:22 p.m. A suspicious looking man near the 3600 block of Robinview Drive was just waiting for his mom to pick him up.

10/3 3:35 p.m. A caller said a woman kicked the door of her car.

10/3 7:12 p.m. A landscaping crew was reported to be working after hours.

10/3 10:49 p.m. Suspicious looking men were sitting in the back seat of a car near the 1800 block of Valley View Drive.

10/3 6:47 p.m. A caller was concerned about a teen who appeared to be playing under the freeway overpass near 10th Street and Interstate 205. The teen was just using the pathway.

10/5 6:50 p.m. A woman said loud music had been coming from a nearby location for three days.

10/5 9:24 p.m. A caller said her neighbor threatened her after she declined to participate in a yard project.

10/6 5:32 p.m. Suspicious looking subjects were sleeping in a vehicle near the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

10/6 3:14 p.m. When a landlord went to clean up a property, the renter said he couldn’t be there and would be a “dead man” if he touched anything. Peace was restored.

10/6 3:42 p.m. A woman said a driver threw something at her car as he passed her.

10/6 3:47 p.m. A suspicious looking motorhome was seen in the parking lot near Fields Bridge Park.

10/7 12:11 a.m. A caller said a blue vehicle was parked outside his home and it did not belong in the area.

10/7 1:37 a.m. A man said his parents took his dog and wouldn’t give him back. The dog was later returned.

10/8 7:23 a.m. A pair of “rough” looking people were seen inside a vehicle near the 25500 block of Katherine Court.

10/8 11:37 a.m. A resident heard two “very loud” gunshots near the 3000 block of Winkel Way. Officers believed they were possibly coming from a nearby gun range.

10/8 3:26 p.m. A woman said she left her phone on top of her car after filing a report at the police station.

10/8 3:30 p.m. A suspicious looking man asked a woman if she had any pot, then asked for a ride to the transit center.

10/8 3:52 p.m. A woman said a local business owner did not have the money to cover payroll checks, and yelled at credit union employees to overdraw his account to pay the employees.

10/8 4:38 p.m. A woman saw a child in a vehicle near Interstate 205 and 10th Street and feared he had been abducted.

10/8 5:38 p.m. Two unwanted subjects refused to leave a property near the 6500 block of Failing Street.

10/8 10:00 p.m. Teens were heard yelling near the 3200 block of Journeay Court.

10/9 12:20 a.m. A woman came home and found her sliding door open several inches. It turned out that her husband had left the door open slightly.

10/9 1:13 a.m. Kids were loitering in front of Safeway on Salamo Road.

10/10 10:08 a.m. A caller was upset about garbage trucks speeding through the area near Blankenship Road and Ostman Road.

10/10 10:25 a.m. An anonymous caller requested officers check on a woman whose husband had a history of abuse.

10/10 11:34 a.m. A caller reported that other people’s mail was stuffed in her paper box.

10/10 1:11 p.m. A school bus was seen running a stop light near the 5400 block of West A Street.

10/10 2:00 p.m. A caller said a contractor was not returning money.

10/10 2:43 p.m. A caller said juveniles were smoking marijuana at Tanner Creek Park. It was actually an adult smoking an e-cigarette.

10/10 10:57 p.m. A woman said she was talking to her friend, who said her husband was chasing her down the street when the phone died. It turned out he was not chasing her, but she had walked away so he would not hear her on the phone.


10/4 4:34 p.m. A caller said a dog in the area had been barking for the last 9 hours.

10/8 9:19 a.m. A woman said her dog was bitten by another dog at Mary S. Young Park.

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