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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:


1/12 9:32 p.m. Funds were fraudulently drawn from accounts in the 19400 block of Wilderness Drive.


1/14 12:47 p.m. A vehicle hit a brick wall in front of a house in the 20600 block of Willamette Drive and fled the scene.

1/14 7:16 p.m. An accident was reported in the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

1/15 3:58 p.m. A motorcyclist mad at himself for dropping his bike in the 1600 block of Willamette Falls Drive was throwing things and kicking his motorcycle.


1/10 11:28 a.m. A theft of items including a photo of John Wayne was reported in the 2300 block of Debok Road. Police deemed there was a misunderstanding of property ownership.

1/10 1:40 p.m. A theft was reported in the 1900 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

1/11 10:47 a.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported in the 22600 block of West Bluff Drive. Random items were taken.

1/12 7:58 p.m. A vehicle was broken into in the 22800 block of West Bluff Drive.

1/12 7:22 p.m. A theft was reported in the 2700 block of Cambridge Street.

1/13 7 a.m. Bus batteries were stolen from the school district bus barn in the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

1/14 10:52 a.m. A theft of jewelry was reported in the 5800 block of West A Street.

1/15 7:58 a.m. A beer thief was arrested for third-degree theft and offensive littering within 100 yards of a waterway in the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

1/15 1:29 p.m. An iPad valued at $699 was stolen from Willamette Coffee House.


1/10 8:43 a.m. A car was rifled through in the 22600 block of West Bluff Drive. Nothing was stolen but the kids’ snacks were eaten.

1/10 11:54 a.m. Someone wrote “vulgar” in the dirt on a vehicle in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

1/10 11:59 a.m. Six or seven people exited a vehicle “clearly meant to hold up to five people” at McDonald’s on Willamette Drive.

1/11 2:43 a.m. A suspicious vehicle in the 6100 block of Churchill Downs Drive was suspected to be associated with teens.

1/11 7:15 a.m. A portable toilet was “almost” in the middle of the street in the 20600 block of Noble Lane.

1/11 3:20 p.m. White powder was found around a tree in the 2300 block of Chickadee Court.

1/11 3:39 p.m. A juvenile staying at a friend’s house refused to come home.

1/11 6:39 p.m. An unknown subject smacked a door and ran away in the 1300 block of High Touch Street.

1/12 10:49 p.m. A possible gunshot was heard in the 18500 block of Upper Midhill Drive.

1/12 2:55 a.m. A burglary was suspected in the 4300 block of Imperial Drive after someone carrying items was seen running out to a car.

1/13 10:11 a.m. A contractor looking for a house had the audacity to drive up and down the 3300 block of Coeur d’Alene Drive three times.

1/13 12:55 p.m. A subject dropped off a suspicious box at city hall with a note saying “thank you for being pulled over on Friday” and then asked directions to Lake Oswego City Hall. The box contained candy.

1/13 3:03 p.m. A neighbor’s basketball hoop blew over in the 22700 block of Oregon City Loop.

1/14 4:18 p.m. A neighbor in the 700 block of Graceland is upset about where another neighbor chooses to park.

1/15 11:11 a.m. An angry neighbor drove by a man and wife at a high rate of speed and swerved toward them. The victims believe the neighbor is upset over dog issues.

1/15 1:56 p.m. A driver near Cornwall Street and Sunset Avenue had his window down and was not using his hands to steer.

1/15 6:27 p.m. Someone is possibly cooking drugs due to a strange smell in the 1400 block of Village Park Place.

1/15 10:28 p.m. A woman in the 2200 block of Fifth Avenue is upset that her neighbor’s lights shine in through her window.

1/16 8:04 a.m. A man dressed in camo possibly carrying a rifle on northbound I-205 near 10th Street caused alarm.

1/16 10:54 a.m. A lawn care worker chronically blows debris into the street near Spring Rock Circle and Sunset Avenue.

1/16 8:26 p.m. A transient was making customers “uncomfortable” at Albertsons.


1/10 8:46 a.m. A turkey was going berserk running around in the street in the 1400 block of 12th Street.

1/15 8:42 a.m. A turkey was trotting around the 1400 block of 12th Street and is accused of damaging a vehicle.

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