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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:


11/7 1:07 p.m. A caller said her bedroom had been “ransacked” and a number of items had been taken.


11/3 1:18 p.m. A man said someone was opening accounts with his ID information.

11/3 6:17 p.m. A woman received a scam call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft.

11/5 9:44 a.m. A resident received a fraudulent call from someone claiming to be from the IRS.


11/1 11:41 p.m. An accident occurred near the 22900 block of Willamette Drive.

11/2 8:52 a.m. A hit-and-run accident occurred on Interstate 205 near Highway 43.

11/3 7:55 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Willamette Drive and Willamette Falls Drive.

11/3 9:09 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.

11/5 4:49 p.m. An accident was reported on Interstate 205 near West Linn.

11/5 6:28 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near 10th Street and 8th Court.

11/6 12:26 p.m. Two vehicles collided near 14th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

11/6 4:44 p.m. A car was struck near the 2300 block of Volpp Street.11/7 7:46 p.m. A driver collided with a stationary vehicle near the 1800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.


11/1 10:21 a.m. A resident said the bathrooms were locked at Mary S. Young Park.

11/1 1:27 p.m. A caller heard shots in the area near the 1100 block of 12th Street. Police determined they were coming from a private property in Clackamas County.

11/1 3:05 p.m. A caller said a 15-year old girl punched his daughter in the face.

11/1 4:17 p.m. A caller heard airsoft and pellet guns begin shot off near the 2000 block of Alpine Drive.

11/1 5:37 p.m. A caller said her child and two friends were beaten up while playing with two boys ages 11 or 12.

11/1 7:13 p.m. A resident found a dent and scratches on the hood of her car.

11/2 2:55 a.m. People were “possibly” sleeping in vehicles in Wilderness Park. Police found the vehicles unoccupied.

11/2 8:05 a.m. A resident said his car was keyed overnight near 14th Street and 4th Avenue.

11/2 11:41 a.m. Two men were riding bikes slowly near Hidden Springs Road and Wilderness Drive.

11/2 4:16 p.m. A suspicious looking person looked to be involved in a drug deal near the 1700 block of 16th Street.

11/2 7:11 p.m. Two vehicles full of teens pulled up near the 3000 block of Winkel Way, and a resident felt they were acting suspicious.

11/2 7:13 p.m. An intoxicated woman was refusing to leave the West Linn Saloon. Officers eventually located her at Lil’ Cooperstown.

11/2 7:32 p.m. The same woman left Lil’ Cooperstown without paying her tab.

11/3 12:30 a.m. A woman heard a banging sound from the back of her house. When officers responded, it appeared as if someone walked through the yard.

11/3 1:42 p.m. A caller believed people were sleeping in vehicles parked near the 22300 block of Clark Street.

11/3 2:29 p.m. A caller said an elderly man was trying to drive and “having problems.”

11/3 4:47 p.m. A suspicious looking woman had been driving around the Shari’s Restaurant parking lot for an hour.

11/3 5:19 p.m. A woman said someone called about her old security system and she believed it was a scam.

11/3 6:44 p.m. A resident saw someone pounding on the door of a vacant home, then heading into the back of the house.

11/3 9:08 p.m. A man said someone broke into his house and he suspected it was his ex-wife.

11/3 9:59 p.m. A man was harassing employees at Albertsons near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

11/4 8:34 a.m. A resident found his sliding door open near the 1100 block of Swiftshore Circle.

11/4 10:17 a.m. Police assisted a man who was “turning in old drugs.”

11/4 6:14 p.m. A woman wished to speak to an officer about a threatening letter her son received.

11/5 12:35 a.m. A man heard banging on the back door at Shari’s Restaurant.

11/5 6:58 a.m. A man appeared to be taking mail from mailboxes near the 1400 block of Village Park Place.

11/6 5:39 a.m. A man said a bright porch light was shining through his window. Officers found this was not the case.

11/6 8:43 a.m. A customer at a store went behind the counter and refused to leave.

11/6 9:26 a.m. A man suspected drug deals were occurring after seeing cars parking in a lot and the drivers walking across the street.

11/6 4:47 p.m. Two vehicles appeared to be racing near Jolie Pointe Road and Larson Avenue.

11/7 8:13 a.m. A caller said her teenage son scratched her and was now at his father’s house and refusing to come out.

11/7 3:41 p.m. A caller said a driver on Interstate 205 was “holding something next to his mouth” and possibly doing drugs.

11/7 5:14 p.m. A man on a scooter was speeding near Debok Road and Killarney Drive.

11/7 5:44 p.m. A woman said her sister refused to let her into her home and was threatening to “put all her stuff on Craigslist.”

11/7 6:02 p.m. A man was making “odd” statements and was concerned about “a higher realm.”

11/7 8:59 p.m. A woman was “acting oddly” inside McDonald’s near the 18800 block of Willamette Drive.

11/7 10:59 p.m. Juveniles in vehicles were loitering at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.

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