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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7/25 3:04 a.m. Juveniles were suspected of smoking, drinking and being loud at a party.
7/25 10:45 a.m. A man was concerned because he was supposed to have lunch with someone and they did not show up. He could not call the person and asked police to help; the person was eventually found and he was fine.
7/25 2:07 p.m. An officer assisted a man with an odd text message he had received.
7/25 3:14 p.m. Two men were seen carrying a rifle and two pistols near Old River Drive and Walling Way.
7/25 5:19 p.m. A caller wished to get advice about his 12-year old son.
7/25 5:46 p.m. A caller said a drunk man took his picture while drinking a beer, then walked away. He was from a wedding at the McLean House.
7/25 6:19 p.m. Kids were lighting off bottle rockets near Wild Rose Drive and Wild Rose Loop.
7/26 1:13 a.m. A caller was requesting advice about abusive relationships and child custody laws.
7/26 12:32 p.m. A caller was concerned about an elderly man who was pulled over on the road near Pimlico Drive and Willamette Drive.
7/26 2:52 p.m. A caller said someone had trashed his house.
7/26 7:23 p.m. A caller suspected drug use when he saw two men in a car smoking something.
7/26 7:45 p.m. A caller heard a loud boom near the 22900 block of West Bluff Drive.
7/26 8:34 p.m. A caller was upset about being cut off by another vehicle.
7/26 8:52 p.m. A suspicious looking group of teens entered the White Oak Savanna with bags. They were just there to watch the sunset.
7/26 10:41 p.m. A caller said his son was being verbal with him.
7/27 9:51 a.m. A caller said someone tried to take her dog while she was walking on a paved path, then followed her as she was heading home.
7/27 6:15 p.m. A caller said her neighbor keyed her car and turned her lights on.
7/27 7:07 p.m. A caller informed police that the toilets wouldnt stop running at Mary S. Young Park.
7/27 8:17 p.m. A caller said he received text messages and voicemail from someone saying you have days to return what is mine or else. The person also left a message saying gotta go rob a bank.
7/28 3:31 p.m. A caller saw what appeared to be a drug deal taking place.
7/28 5:46 p.m. A caller said loud music had been going on at Swiftshore Park for two weeks.
7/29 1:46 p.m. A large amount of cash was seen in the road near West A Street and Willamette Drive. A number of vehicles stopped and drivers were picking up the cash; one subject collected a lot of cash and drove away.
7/29 3:16 p.m. A caller said she was trying to move out but a woman was trying to prevent her from leaving.
7/31 3:11 a.m. A suspicious looking transient bus was seen near the West Linn Public Library.
8/1 12:54 a.m. A man and woman were having a verbal dispute and agreed to separate for the evening.
8/1 2:32 a.m. A baby had been wailing for a long time near the 2900 block of Carriage Way. All was quiet when police arrived.
8/1 1:07 p.m. A car was keyed near Market of Choice on Hood Street.
8/1 2:38 p.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about threats she received via text message.
8/1 3:54 p.m. A mattress fell off a truck near 10th Street and Interstate 205.
8/1 6:06 p.m. An officer helped a 3-year-old child find his mother at Willamette Park.
7/29 12:43 a.m. A burglary took place at Willamette Primary School.
7/29 11:21 p.m. After his credit card was declined, a man did not return to pay for gas at Chevron.
7/30 1:28 p.m. A caller suspected her brother had stolen her medication.
7/27 11:40 a.m. An accident was reported near Rosemont Road and Salamo Road.
7/2 8:07 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.
7/28 8:10 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
7/30 10:06 p.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Drive and Willamette Falls Drive.
7/26 8:05 p.m. A cow was seen on a roadway near Rosemont Road and Station Lane. It returned to its home before an officer arrived.