Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
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5/21 12:05 a.m. A suspicious looking man wearing all black was seen walking along the freeway near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
5/21 1:49 a.m. A caller heard fireworks in the area near the 4900 block of Mapleton Drive.
5/21 9:01 a.m. A suspicious looking truck and a crane were seen near Falls Oak Court and Summerlinn Drive. It was an irrigation crew.
5/21 9:53 a.m. A caller was concerned about someone who was laying on the sidewalk near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.
5/21 5:14 p.m. A caller said her ex was sending threatening text messages and asking for money.
5/21 10:57 p.m. A caller heard possible gun shots near the 19800 block of Bennington Court.
5/22 7:50 p.m. A disoriented looking woman was seen standing in the middle of the street near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
5/22 8:24 p.m. A reckless vehicle was reported near the 1200 block of Rosemont Road.
5/22 9:16 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen looking into windows near the 1500 block of Buck Street.
5/23 8:46 a.m. A caller said a suspicious looking man was sitting in his car by a playground, and that he did this often.
5/23 10:24 a.m. A caller said suspicious looking people have been showing up on Mondays and Tuesdays in a white van.
5/23 10:41 a.m. A suspicious looking car was seen with its back window broken out near the 2000 block of Virginia Lane.
5/23 1:26 p.m. A caller said her ex-husband was approaching her house.
5/23 4:25 p.m. A man reported his son lost his phone in Korea.
5/24 12:23 a.m. A suspicious looking car had been parked near the 1900 block of Buse Street for 15 minutes.
5/24 9:28 p.m. A caller said someone was looking in her window near the 3300 block of Barrington Drive.
5/25 7:39 a.m. A caller said a man wearing a head band and dirty clothes had been at the end of a driveway all morning near the 20600 block of Willamette Drive.
5/25 4:51 p.m. A caller said his dad was fighting with his girlfriend.
5/25 5:20 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen cutting off parts of trees near the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.
5/26 4:56 a.m. A suspicious looking man was seen sleeping in a car near 1st Court and Easy Street.
5/26 6:02 a.m. Two possible transients on drugs were reported in the area of Oak Street and Riverview Avenue; officer was unable to locate.
5/26 3:20 p.m. A caller reported two cars parked on Sunset Avenue for more than six months. The officer found the cars on private property.
5/26 7:32 p.m. A caller reported that a man identifiying himself as a Department of Justice employee was contacting teens at a home in the 1800 block of Midhill Circle and acted inappropriately. Officer advised contacting DOJ.
5/26 10:22 pm. A caller reported serveral deer crossing Parker Road into Tanner Creek Park, concerned that they were at risk for getting hit by automobiles.
5/26 10:42 p.m. A caller reported a possible intoxicated person in Wal Mart on Willamette Drive, who was stumbling and possibly vomited. Suspect left in a car but officer was unable to locate.
5/21 1:24 p.m. A tire flew off a vehicle and hit another vehicle on Interstate 205.
5/21 11:12 p.m. A single-vehicle accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
5/24 7:31 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near McKillican Street and West A Street. No one was injured.
5/25 9:59 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. Injuries were reported.
5/24 7:40 p.m. A caller said her vehicle was broken into overnight near the Willamette area.
5/26 11:22 a.m A theft was reported in the 20000 block of Salamo Road.
5/26 11:33 a.m. A theft was reported in the 5000 block of Cascade Street.
5/26 2:08 p.m A gas station in the 20000 block of Willamette Drive reported theft of $20 in gas.