Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
8/20 5:16 p.m. A 54-year old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of driving while suspended.
8/22 8:17 a.m. A 36-year old man was lodged by the Hillsboro Police Department on a West Linn warrant for failure to appear on suspicion of driving while suspended.
8/23 2:49 p.m. A 26-year old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of failure to perform the duties of a driver.
8/20 1:33 a.m. A 36-year old woman was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of DUII.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
8/20 1:16 a.m. Suspicious looking juveniles were seen near the 4900 block of Mapleton Drive.
8/20 6:44 a.m. A transient was seen on a walking path near the 800 block of Nicole Court.
8/20 7:40 a.m. A man said there was a water leak in his house and he "just wants someone to call and talk to him about how to get the water shut off."
8/20 10:48 p.m. Three suspicious looking men were seen near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
8/21 12:36 a.m. A "strange car" was seen near the 18800 block of Parkwood Place.
8/21 8:20 p.m. A caller said about 30 people were smoking, "being rowdy and standing too close to the road" near the 1500 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
8/21 8:24 p.m. Juveniles were seen driving a car through grass near the 1000 block of Rosemont Road.
8/21 8:38 p.m. A caller was upset about a juvenile riding a bike without a helmet, and said he almost hit him.
8/21 9:47 p.m. A man said he was chasing someone who was trying to break into vehicles near Exeter Street and York Street.
8/21 10:25 p.m. A caller said a man asked her if she "liked younger men" and also asked personal questions near 5th Avenue and 6th Street.
8/22 10:37 a.m. A caller said a man was taking pictures of kids and left when she saw him near the 1500 block of Burns Street.
8/22 8:53 p.m. A caller said someone was breaking a restraining order and trespassing.
8/22 10:43 p.m. Kids were skateboarding in the parking lot and "being loud" near the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
8/22 11:35 p.m. A caller said someone showed up to a vacant house and left with items from the backyard near the 4700 block of Exeter Street. Officers spoke with the subject who said he was picking up an item that was listed for free on Craigslist.
8/23 3:59 a.m. A caller said a suspicious looking person was pushing a pickup truck down the street near the 23000 block of Bland Circle.
8/23 1:26 p.m. A caller said he heard a woman yelling "please help me."
8/23 3:05 p.m. A woman was refusing to leave a location near the 19700 block of Wildwood Drive.
8/24 6:19 p.m. A caller suspected a burglary after returning home and finding his door open, but officers found no one was inside.
8/25 2:40 p.m. A caller said a suspicious looking car was parked with a box under it near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
8/26 3:12 p.m. A caller was upset because her husband was refusing to take her to Newport.
8/26 6:28 p.m. A resident said a suspicious looking car was parked in front of a house where neighbors were moving near the 4100 block of Horton Road, and it was unclear if the vehicle was associated with the people who were moving.
8/26 7:09 p.m. A suspicious looking man was laying on a bench and "appeared to be transient" near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive. He was not transient.
8/26 8:10 p.m. Teens at Swiftshore Park had "kerosene and ropes on fire." They were asked to leave.
8/26 11:36 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen going through trash cans outside of Safeway, then got "something white out and put it in a bag," as if it was a drop location for drugs.
8/20 3:12 p.m. License plates were reported stolen near the 1400 block of Braemar Drive.
8/23 3:48 p.m. A theft from a locked mailbox was reported near the 2100 block of Club House Drive.
8/23 5:46 p.m. A television and other items were reported stolen from a home near the 1800 block of Hemlock Street.
8/25 3:55 p.m. A dump trailer and other items were reported stolen near the 6000 block of Caufield Street, but it was unclear if it was a civil or criminal issue.
8/20 12:50 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 25500 block of Katherine Court. No one was injured.
8/20 1:07 p.m. A motorcycle crashed near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. No one was injured.
8/20 2:10 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Caufield Street and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
8/20 2:18 p.m. A hit-and-run accident involving three vehicles was reported near Dollar Street and Willamette Falls Drive. No one was injured.
8/22 3:14 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue. No one was injured.
8/24 4:16 p.m. Three vehicles collided near the 18800 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
8/24 4:39 p.m. A motorcycle crashed near West A Street and Willamette Falls Drive. The driver was injured and transported by ambulance.
8/24 5:54 p.m. A motorcycle crashed near Arbor Drive and Willamette Drive. The driver was injured and transported by ambulance.
8/25 8:12 a.m. Two vehicles collided near the 6000 block of Failing Street. No one was injured.
8/25 4:45 p.m. Three vehicles collided near Carriage Way and Rosemont Road. An injury was reported.
8/25 9:40 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2600 block of Cambridge Street. No one was injured.
8/26 4:58 p.m. A vehicle backed into a police car during a traffic stop near Swiftshore Drive. No one was injured.
8/22 4:58 p.m. A caller reported theft, internet fraud and possible HIPAA violations.
8/22 7:48 p.m. A woman said someone called her and said there was a warrant for her arrest.
8/25 12:32 p.m. A man said someone tried to open Discover cards in his name.