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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5/7 12:33 a.m. A caller said a driver appeared to be following her near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
5/7 12:56 a.m. A caller said neighbors were lighting off firecrackers.
5/7 5:56 p.m. A caller said a man was in his backyard and appeared to be confused.
5/7 8:12 p.m. Kids were seen on the roof at Bolton Primary school.
5/7 8:41 p.m. A caller requested assistance retrieving her son from her ex-husband.
5/7 10:22 p.m. A caller was concerned after seeing four kids go into the White Oak Savanna park area.
5/8 1:55 p.m. A suspicious looking car had been parked in a parking lot near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive for four or five days.
5/8 8:06 p.m. A caller believed to have heard gunshots from two different guns near the 6300 block of Summerlinn Way.
5/9 8:05 a.m. A fence was cut near the Bolton Reservoir.
5/9 1:19 p.m. A caller said a family was panhandling in a parking lot near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive. The family was found to be on private property.
5/9 2:24 p.m. A caller said he heard that someone was throwing rocks at people near Mapleton Drive and Willamette Drive.
5/9 8:56 p.m. A caller wished to discuss rumors that were being spread about him.
5/9 10:57 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near Sussex Street and York Street.
5/10 1:44 a.m. A caller said her boyfriend was intoxicated and she wanted him to leave.
5/10 2:05 p.m. A man was concerned when he saw three different men from three different vehicles walk into the bathroom at the same time near the Willamette Boat Ramp. He felt a drug deal might be happening.
5/10 3:48 p.m. A caller said trespassers came out from behind a property near the 3700 block of Kenthorpe Way.
5/10 6:41 p.m. A caller said high school aged kids were causing problems and trying to steal tennis balls from younger girls.
5/11 10:30 a.m. A man was seen standing in an intersection and screaming while flailing his arms. He was given a bus pass and left.
5/11 3:36 p.m. A man was standing on school property and handing out bibles near Rosemont Ridge Middle School.
5/11 5:54 p.m. A caller said a man was standing in the roadway waving his arms and when the caller stopped the man asked for a ride.
5/11 8:00 p.m. A suspicious looking man had been sitting on the sidewalk for about three hours near Lois Lane and Rogue Way.
5/11 11:35 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen running along a fence line and throwing something near the 19500 block of Willamette Drive.
5/12 8:18 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 6500 block of Palomino Circle. It was a landscaper working in the area.
5/12 1:31 p.m. A caller said someone was climbing a telephone pole near 10th Street and Salamo Road and didn't appear to "belong there."
5/12 7:39 p.m. Skateboarders were being loud and partly blocking a path near Linn Lane.
5/13 2:23 a.m. A vehicle that appeared to be broken down was parked near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
5/13 8:36 a.m. A syringe was found on a sidewalk near Rosemont Road and Summit Street.
5/13 4:13 p.m. A caller said a solicitor knocked on his door and was selling magazines near the 20500 block of Martin Court.
5/13 5:42 p.m. A caller said a solicitor was selling magazines and he was concerned it was a scam.
5/13 7:05 p.m. A caller was concerned after hearing what sounded like a back door being kicked in at a vacant house near Holly Street and Willamette Drive.
5/13 9:04 p.m. A woman said someone rang her doorbell "vigorously" near the 3300 block of Coeur D'Alene Drive.
5/13 9:18 p.m. A man said kids were swimming in a swimming pool that wasn't open yet near Chapparal Drive and Ponderay Drive.
5/13 10:24 p.m. Kids were heard yelling near the 1600 block of 19th Street.
5/7 5:29 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 19300 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
5/7 6:17 p.m. An accident was reported near the 18700 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
5/10 8:05 a.m. An accident was reported near Satter Road and Weatherhill Road. No one was injured.
5/11 2:03 p.m. A vehicle struck a tree near the 2000 block of Riverknoll Court. No one was injured.
5/12 9:32 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. No one was injured.
5/12 3:19 p.m. Three vehicles collided near Elliot Street and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
5/13 3:43 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 5300 block of Summit Street. No one was injured.
5/7 2:45 p.m. A business reported possible theft by an employee.
n 5/12 6:06 a.m. A flower basket was taken from someone's porch near the Robinwood area.
5/7 4:07 p.m. A mother duck and her babies were seen on a road near Interstate 205.
5/13 12:56 p.m. A caller was concerned about a large bee hive in a tree near the 2400 block of Haskins Road.