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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:


6/21 3:22 p.m. Paperwork and electronics were stolen from a home.

6/23 9:58 a.m. Money was reported missing at Bridges of Change.

6/24 12:02 p.m. A mountain bike was stolen about two weeks ago in the Marylhurst area.

6/24 6:04 p.m. Food items worth $11.09 were stolen from Market of Choice on Hood Street.

6/25 9:47 a.m. A woman left without paying for gas at the Chevron station on the 19100 block of Willamette Drive. She was contacted and paid for the gas.

6/26 8:45 a.m. Sunglasses and headphones were stolen from a vehicle in the Hidden Springs area.

6/26 2:12 p.m. Groceries were stolen from Market of Choice on Hood Street.

6/26 3:14 p.m. A cell phone charger, sweatshirts and spare keys were stolen from a vehicle in the Bolton area.

6/26 4:23 p.m. A cell phone was stolen from a vehicle in the Hidden Springs area.

5:31 p.m. Jewelry was stolen from a residence in the Hidden Springs area.


6/21 8:22 a.m. A caller who claimed to be from the IRS told a woman that her property would be seized if she did not pay back taxes.

6/24 9:47 a.m. A man said someone used his social security number to obtain a credit card.

6/24 3:58 p.m. Possible fraudulent activity was reported at a kiosk where cleaning products were sold at the Chevron on Willamette Drive.

6/25 1:01 p.m. A man received four calls from a subject claiming to be from the IRS. The caller said the man would be in “big trouble” if he didn’t call back.

6/25 2:04 p.m. Possible online fraud pertaining to “mystery shopping” was reported.

6/26 10:12 a.m. A woman said she found two charges on her credit card from a store in Portland.


6/22 5:32 p.m. A hit-and-run accident took place near 10th Street and Interstate 205.

6/23 1:48 p.m. A vehicle knocked down a sign and drove away near Blankenship Road and Johnson Road.

6/25 1:18 p.m. Two vehicles collided at 10th Street and Interstate 205.

6/25 3:21 p.m. A parked vehicle was hit near Failing Street and Parkside Court.

6/26 4:00 p.m. Two vehicles collided near West A Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

6/26 8:31 p.m. A semi-truck hit a fire hydrant and drove away near Marylhurst Drive and Midhill Circle.

6/26 11:08 p.m. A vehicle hit a tree near Churchill Downs Drive and Santa Anita Drive.


6/21 12:54 p.m. A parked vehicle was partially blocking a driveway near the 23300 block of Bosky Dell Lane.

6/21 2:44 p.m. A man was doing drugs in the Astro Station bathroom, then went across the street and started cutting down trees.

6/21 3:47 p.m. A woman was upset about her neighbor’s tractor kicking up rocks and breaking windows on her boat.

6/21 4:01 p.m. A man got out of his cab without paying. He returned with a check, but the driver did not accept checks. A friend ended up paying for the cab.

6/21 7:02 p.m. Two windows were broken at Willamette Primary School near the basketball hoops.

6/21 9:45 p.m. A woman was concerned when she heard a baby crying next door and no one answered the door. The mother was contacted, and the baby eventually stopped crying.

6/21 10:25 p.m. A small RV was parked outside a man’s home for three nights, and the occupants were using a neighbor’s trash can.

6/22 12:58 a.m. Loud music was heard from a garage near the 2200 block of Haskins Road. The subjects were asked to quiet down.

6/22 10:24 a.m. A resident who was watching a friend’s house arrived to find unknown subjects inside. Police determined the subjects had permission to be inside.

6/22 10:51 a.m. A man was concerned about a camper with an animal trailer at Tanner Creek Park. It belonged to the goat rental company hired by the city to get rid of blackberries.

6/22 2:40 p.m. Kids were smoking marijuana on a path near Brandon Place and Dollar Street. When police arrived, they were smoking cigarettes.

6/22 5:51 p.m. A man saw underage juveniles carrying alcohol into Swiftshore Park.

6/22 6:07 p.m. A man on a bicycle was parked near Cedaroak Drive and Old River Drive for over an hour.

6/22 6:19 p.m. Two vehicles were keyed near the 1500 block of Holly Street.

6/22 9:56 p.m. A man said his neighbor was playing loud music and had lights on in the backyard.

6/23 12:51 a.m. Another window was broken at Willamette Primary School.

6/23 3:55 p.m. A resident was concerned that 30-40 kids at Swiftshore Park were drinking alcohol.

6/23 5:43 p.m. A suspicious looking person was sitting on the curb close to the traffic lane at Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.

6/23 6:06 p.m. Three men were possibly smoking marijuana near the 5700 block of River Street.

6/23 7:30 p.m. Two people were sleeping in a vehicle near the 3800 block of Calaroga Drive.

6/23 7:37 p.m. A man was laying in the bushes near the bus stop at the 19500 block of Willamette Drive.

6/23 10:06 p.m. Teens were playing basketball and being loud at Stonehaven Park.

6/23 10:11 p.m. Teens in Sunset Park were screaming and “playing around.”

6/23 10:46 p.m. Two loud booms were heard near the 19800 block of Bellevue Way.

6/24 2:39 a.m. A woman said someone was at her home and threatening to repossess her vehicle. She did not think she was late on payments.

6/24 3:17 a.m. Teens were “making a lot of noise” in the parking lot near a park.

6/24 8:57 a.m. A resident was concerned that the occupant of a suspicious vehicle was casing the area.

6/24 9:25 a.m. The occupants of a suspicious vehicle near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive were determined to be part of a “repo team.”

6/24 12:18 p.m. A customer at a business near the 22700 block of Salamo Road asked for a drink of water and said she thought she was having a heart attack. She then left in her vehicle.

6/24 1:06 p.m. A man said someone purposely hit his vehicle. The suspect said the man had tried to run him off the road.

6/24 9:25 p.m. A man said juveniles were playing in the park behind his house, despite the park being closed after dark.

6/25 1:00 p.m. An employee at Albertsons threatened to bring an AR-15 to work and shoot another employee.

6/25 2:51 p.m. A woman said her friend, who was born Muslim, was followed by her parents to a Bible study. The parents don’t approve and threatened to kill her after finding a bible in her room.

6/25 3:33 p.m. Teen drivers were speeding and appeared to be playing “chicken” near Parker Road and Wild Rose Drive.

6/25 6:04 p.m. A suspicious looking man on a motorcycle was taking photos of vehicles near 14th Street and 4th Avenue.

6/25 7:32 p.m. A parent was concerned about cyberbullying happening to their 12-year old daughter.

6/25 9:34 p.m. A resident was upset about a loud group of kids at Swiftshore Park after hours.

6/26 12:18 a.m. A woman was concerned that her daughter was “being controlled” and that the police department had advised her not to leave where she was staying.

6/26 8:22 a.m. A new mountain bike was left near the entrance of Fields Bridge Park.

6/26 9:47 a.m. A resident said she was being stalked by a homeless person at work in Portland.

6/26 9:55 a.m. A woman said she found a house to rent on Craigslist. When she went to look at it, people were living it.

6/26 11:28 a.m. A woman was concerned that her ex-husband would not return her children to her in the afternoon.

6/26 3:32 p.m. A vehicle was egged near the 1600 block of Buck Street.

6/26 4:42 p.m. A resident was receiving threatening calls from a former partner’s mother.

6/26 4:53 p.m. A resident received a call from someone claiming to want payment for a job done in Vancouver. The resident was unsure if it was a scam or someone was using his personal information.

6/26 6:25 p.m. A woman said her sister was trying to take over her finances.

6/26 9:37 p.m. Suspicious looking people entered the Wells Fargo bank on the 19100 block of Willamette Drive, turned on the lights and shut the blinds, then left. All was secure when police arrived.

6/26 11:06 p.m. A large truck “seemed out of place” near the 1100 block of Blankenship Road.

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