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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5/14 1:34 p.m. A caller said kids were throwing rocks at squirrels near the 4600 block of Bittner Street.
5/14 5:02 p.m. A caller said someone came to his door asking for money, and "wasn't making much sense."
5/14 5:59 p.m. A resident said solicitors were selling magazines and being rude near Day Road and Salamo Road.
5/14 6:12 p.m. A suspicious looking man covered in dirt and mud was seen going into bathrooms at Tanner Creek Park. He was also seen ducking in and out of brush and trees.
5/15 3:46 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 600 block of Rosemont Road. The car was broken down.
5/15 4:28 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen on the steps of a home that appeared to be unoccupied.
5/16 6:21 a.m. A suspicious looking man was seen laying on a bike path near 4th Street and Volpp Street.
5/16 12:56 p.m. A caller said someone was throwing debris in her yard and damaging her plants. It was determined that the debris came from trees being trimmed, and it was removed.
5/17 2:48 p.m. A caller said a suspicious looking person was selling bug treatment near the 4100 block of Rosepark Drive.
5/17 8:06 p.m. Four suspicious looking men were seen running into a residence. They were selling items for a bike-a-thon.
5/17 8:57 p.m. A juvenile skateboarder refused to leave a resident's driveway.
5/18 12:43 a.m. A suspicious looking man was seen "hanging out" in a car near the 21500 block of Willamette Drive.
5/18 1:11 p.m. A caller said she received an envelope with a "harassing card" inside.
5/18 6:32 p.m. A caller said her roommate stole her television and hair straightener. The dispute was resolved.
5/18 9:21 p.m. A caller said her elderly mother locked her out of her home.
5/19 6:43 a.m. A suspicious looking person was seen driving around and collecting bottles near Haskins Road and Rogue Way.
5/19 2:18 p.m. Teens appeared to be smoking marijuana in a truck near the 2200 block of Ostman Road.
5/19 3:05 p.m. An attempted burglary was reported near the 22200 block of Skyview Drive.
5/19 6:05 p.m. A woman was concerned because her daughter had not yet returned from school. As the officer was gathering information, the daughter showed up on the bus.
5/19 6:59 p.m. A customer was being hostile and swearing at people near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.
5/20 6:41 a.m. A suspicious looking person wearing "hot pink" socks was seen pulling branches and looking into houses near Elmran Drive and Trillium Drive.
5/20 2:24 p.m. A woman refused to leave a bank despite not having an account there.
5/20 5:41 p.m. A caller said her son broke a window in her room and stole marijuana.
5/20 5:45 p.m. A caller said she saw someone walking in her backyard near the 3400 block of Coeur D'Alene Drive.
5/20 10:23 p.m. Juveniles were seen skateboarding and "nearly getting hit by cars" near Hoodview Avenue and Salamo Road.
5/20 10:40 p.m. A caller was concerned because he believed his roommate's family members were driving by the house slowly, and that they owned guns.
5/20 11:43 p.m. A resident's juvenile brother was trying to hit, bite and scratch people.
5/14 4:25 p.m. An accident was reported near the 2800 block of Rainier Place. No injuries were reported.
5/14 8:00 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
5/16 8:27 a.m. An accident was reported near Fairhaven Drive and Wellington Drive. No one was injured.
5/16 11:01 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. No one was injured.
5/17 8:12 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
5/17 10:14 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. An injury was reported.
5/20 2:32 p.m. A hit-and-run accident reportedly took place at Clackamas Town Center.
5/20 4:39 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 5500 block of Hood Street. No one was injured.
5/17 5:26 p.m. Diapers and juice were stolen from a grocery store.
5/18 12:22 a.m. A caller said a Home Depot package had been taken from her porch in December.
5/18 2:07 p.m. A metal sculpture was reported stolen near the Bolton area.
5/18 5:06 p.m. A credit card was stolen from a mailbox near the Sunset area.
5/20 2:38 p.m. A caller reported theft when a woman in a cab was unable to pay.
5/17 2:37 p.m. A caller said someone called demanding $3,000 in iTunes money. The resident tried to purchase the gift cards but an employee told her it was a scam.
5/20 8:50 a.m. A caller said she was receiving scam phone calls.