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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:


8/1 12:54 a.m. A man and a woman were in a dispute and had to be separated for the evening.

8/1 2:32 a.m. A baby was “wailing” for a long time. All was quiet when an officer arrived.

8/1 1:07 p.m. A car was keyed at Market of Choice on Hood Street.

8/1 2:38 p.m. A caller said she was receiving threatening text messages.

8/2 8:11 a.m. Two people were seen sleeping in a car at Hammerle Park.

8/2 2:02 p.m. A caller said an elderly woman was talking to herself and walking across the street “with no regard to the vehicles traveling” near White Tail Drive and Willamette Drive.

8/2 7:30 p.m. A caller wished to thank an officer who pulled over a reckless driver earlier in the day.

8/2 11:33 p.m. A man and woman were yelling at each other in a car near the 2100 block of 8th Court.

8/3 8:33 a.m. A man was found sleeping in the parking lot of Shari’s.

8/3 8:58 a.m. A caller said teens put all of her lawn chairs in the pool.

8/3 12:57 p.m. A caller said she received a voicemail from someone who said there was a lawsuit filed against her.

8/3 2:22 p.m. A woman was camping in an alley near the 1900 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

8/3 3:28 p.m. A man with tattoos on his face was walking in between cars and looking into them near Safeway on Salamo Road.

8/3 9:08 p.m. A caller said someone chased and yelled at him as he was running by a house.

8/3 9:28 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen “talking to random people” and looking in vehicles before asking someone for a ride near Imperial Drive and Rockridge Drive.

8/4 3:23 a.m. Men were seen shouting in the middle of the street, then getting in a vehicle and speeding off.

8/5 8:27 a.m. A man said he hired a painter to paint his door in May, and the painter had yet to return the door despite being paid in full.

8/5 8:16 p.m. Troublesome juveniles were skateboarding by the water feature at a park.

8/5 10:47 p.m. A man said someone rang his doorbell twice.

8/6 1:55 a.m. A caller said a drunk man was refusing to leave his home and “being verbal.” The man decided to sleep downstairs and leave in the morning.

8/6 8:50 a.m. A woman said her ex-boyfriend was refusing to leave.

8/6 2:09 p.m. A caller said her 14-year old son was being harassed by neighborhood kids.

8/6 11:13 p.m. A man was looking in the window of Baskin Robin’s after hours.

8/7 2:56 p.m. A man said he received a scam phone call from someone who said he was going to be arrested.

8/7 7:42 p.m. A man said subjects were “having relations” in a car near the 1000 block of Snidow Drive.

8/7 9:48 p.m. A caller said someone rang her doorbell and ran. Officers located a group of teens, who insisted it wasn’t them.


8/3 2:46 p.m. A caller said her Social Security number, and her husband’s, were used to file someone else’s taxes.


8/4 1:38 p.m. A caller said someone broke into her home while her 15-year old son was upstairs. Medicine and alcohol were stolen.