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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3/26 2:18 p.m. A caller said someone was stepping in front of cars and yelling for them to slow down near Dillow Drive and Tulane Street.
3/26 2:46 p.m. A man said he purchased body armor online and moved prior to it being delivered. As a result, he was concerned someone else had the body armor.
3/26 6:37 p.m. An aggressive solicitor was seen near the 20600 block of Noble Lane.
3/26 11:29 p.m. A caller said three men at B.J. Willys were being verbal with him and other guests.
3/27 2:34 p.m. A caller said a man was yelling at a woman in a vehicle near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.
3/27 9:52 p.m. A caller was concerned about a group of people standing around a car with its alarm going off.
3/28 6:21 p.m. A group of kids was seen on top of a roof near the 2300 block of Oxford Street.
3/29 7:19 a.m. A caller said his daughter took a car without permission and hit his car on the way out of the driveway.
3/29 8:25 a.m. A caller said people were sleeping in a vehicle in an underground parking area near the 21900 block of Willamette Drive.
3/29 8:31 a.m. A man not known to the area was seen walking around near the 4100 block of Mapleton Drive.
3/29 2:58 p.m. A caller was concerned about a man walking on the shoulder of the highway who almost had his arm taken off by a passing car.
3/30 1:51 p.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend dropped off flowers at her office, and she was concerned because he had made threats in the past.
3/30 6:10 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle parked near 19th Street and Willamette Falls Drive. The vehicles occupants were confrontational with a resident then got into another car and drove off.
3/30 6:48 p.m. A group of men were smoking pot near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
3/30 6:50 p.m. A caller said a woman was soliciting without a permit near the 3400 block of Vista Ridge Drive.
3/31 1:10 p.m. A suspicious looking van was dirty, with no markings and had been parked for several days near the 3000 block of Coeur DAlene Drive. A resident said the occupant was taking photos of her house.
3/31 2:43 p.m. A resident reported what he believed to be an illegal marijuana grow occurring in a home nearby.
3/31 3:50 p.m. A caller said a man was drinking at a bar and would be driving to pick up his kids at Wankers Corner. The caller added that the man was always drinking, but officers located him and found that he was not drunk.
3/31 5:48 p.m. A caller said a solicitor stopped by his home and politely left when asked.
3/31 8:04 p.m. A suspicious looking man was asking for money at a residents door near the 19600 block of Hidden Springs Road.
4/1 4:47 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen climbing a communication tower near 8th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.
4/1 4:48 p.m. A caller said her ex-husband was violating a restraining order by texting her.
4/1 10:02 p.m. A resident thought he heard the sounds of vehicles racing near the 3400 block of Arbor Drive.
4/1 11:17 p.m. A residence was egged near the 2700 block of Beacon Hill Drive. Oil was also found on the garage door and obscenities were written on the driveway.
4/1 11:20 p.m. A suspicious looking person was running and looking back as if theyd shoplifted near the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
3/26 10:50 p.m. A vehicle struck a deer near the 18800 block of Willamette Drive.
3/27 11:00 p.m. A vehicle struck a fence near Hidden Springs Road and Nicholas Court.
3/29 2:09 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 5400 block of West A Street.
3/30 5:25 p.m. An accident was reported near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
3/31 5:31 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
4/1 9:53 a.m. An accident was reported near Epperly Street and Willamette Falls Drive. No one was injured.
3/26 4:40 p.m. A man said he was driven home in his vehicle by a designated driver, and afterward discovered that gift cards were missing from his car.
3/27 5:39 p.m. A cell phone was reported stolen near the Willamette area.
3/30 4:07 p.m. A theft was reported near the Marylhurst area.
3/31 9:06 a.m. A theft was reported near the Willamette area.
3/31 12:42 p.m. An umbrella was stolen from a restaurant near the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
3/31 2:40 p.m. A license plate was stolen near the Sunset area.
3/31 6:38 p.m. Undisclosed items were taken from a vehicle near the Willamette area.
3/31 7:19 p.m. A theft was reported near the Willamette area.
4/1 11:14 a.m. A theft was reported near the Parker Crest area.
4/1 3:01 p.m. Two wedding rings were stolen near the Willamette area.
4/1 9:18 p.m. A license plate was reported stolen near the Parker Crest area.
4/1 2:35 p.m. A business employee suspected fraud after receiving a call from someone who claimed to be with PGE and threatened to cut her power off.