Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
LIFE IN WEST LINN
9/12 1:28 p.m. A caller said an unknown subject was ringing the doorbell and sitting on her porch.
9/12 2:30 p.m. Several juveniles appeared to be drinking and smoking by the river.
9/12 3:43 p.m. A man was upset about a band playing at Burgerville, because his wife was trying to sleep.
9/13 1:43 p.m. Kids appeared to be trying to start a fire at the skate park on Parker Road.
9/13 9:40 p.m. A caller said someone was upset with her and her boyfriend, believing they had stolen his soup.
9/13 10:37 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with juveniles inside making a lot of noise was seen near the 2500 block of Crestview Drive.
9/14 3:04 p.m. A caller suspected a scam when two men came to her door and asked for donations toward care packages for troops. The men were advised that they needed a permit to continue going door to door.
9/15 2:36 a.m. A caller claimed to have been punched in the face by a man. Police found no crimes.
9/15 9:43 a.m. A person was seen laying along the side of the road near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
9/15 6:19 p.m. A man with 10 bags of groceries was stepping into traffic and drinking alcohol from one of the bags near Mark Lane and Willamette Drive.
9/16 6:29 p.m. A woman said her ex-husband came to her home, demanded a TV and pushed her out of the way.
9/16 6:39 p.m. A caller wished to report an ongoing problem with neighbors throwing dog feces over the fence and onto her hot tub.
9/16 8:03 p.m. A man said his girlfriend came home drunk and started punching him.
9/16 8:23 p.m. A caller had been receiving letters on his vehicle, and most recently found a note in a plastic bag with handcuffs in it.
9/16 8:52 p.m. A man said his daughter was being harassed by a man who kept coming into the room.
9/16 10:13 p.m. A caller said he heard a woman saying let go of me and bumping around near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
9/18 1:20 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with two men inside had been parked at Safeway for at least an hour.
9/18 4:29 p.m. A man said he felt his life was in danger until a neighbor moved out.
9/18 8:56 p.m. A man said his 16-year old daughter was being harassed on Facebook.
9/18 10:58 p.m. A caller said someone had been whistling in her backyard for 15 minutes.
9/14 3:29 p.m. A vehicle collided with a parked car near the 4700 block of Coho Lane.
9/15 8:39 a.m. A roll-over crash was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
9/16 2:53 a.m. A vehicle crashed into a fence near Mohawk Way and Willamette Drive.
9/16 6:19 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive.
9/17 8:14 a.m. An accident was reported near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.
9/17 9:06 a.m. A fender bender was reported near Rosemont Road and Salamo Road.
9/17 2:06 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Skyline Drive and West A Street.
9/12 4:36 p.m. A bike was stolen near the 5600 block of Cascade Street.
9/15 5:24 p.m. Jewelry was stolen from a home in the Bolton area.
9/16 12:56 p.m. A shoplifter was apprehended at Market of Choice.
9/17 3:25 p.m. A FedEx package was stolen from a porch near the Bolton area.
9/14 3:33 p.m. A man said someone had stolen his information and hed been told he owed $11,000.
9/15 4:04 p.m. A caller reported unauthorized charges on her credit card.
9/18 4:08 p.m. A man said his ex-wife re-activated a cell phone account and used his information to pay for it.