Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
4/13 11:30 a.m. Items valued at $300 were stolen from a model home in the 2500 block of Coeur dAlene Drive.
4/16 7:54 p.m. A man was reported trying to enter a home in the 800 block of Nicole Court. It was a neighbor looking for a dog.
4/12 10:12 a.m. A man suspected of fixing to steal a wheelbarrow from the 6500 block of Failing Street didnt take it.
4/14 9:18 p.m. A theft was reported in the 4300 block of Cedaroak Drive.
4/15 7:16 a.m. A theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported in the 23000 block of Bland Circle.
4/15 7:55 a.m. A GPS was stolen from a vehicle in the 23000 block of Bland Circle.
4/15 7:58 a.m. Sunglasses were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 23000 block of Bland Circle.
4/15 8:14 a.m. An iPod was stolen from a vehicle in the 22900 block of West Bluff Drive.
4/15 10:48 a.m. A jacket and cash were stolen from a vehicle in the 22900 block of West Bluff Drive.
4/15 11:16 a.m. A vehicle was rifled through in the 22900 block of West Bluff Drive.
4/15 12:58 p.m. An iPod was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 1900 block of Taylor Court.
4/15 4:23 p.m. Two juveniles were accused of stealing candy from the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
4/17 10:40 a.m. Toys and hand tools were stolen from a semi-vacant house in the 1400 block of Village Park Place.
4/13 12:17 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 4300 block of Cedaroak Drive.
4/18 12:36 p.m. Forged and cashed checks were reported in the 1300 block of Skye Parkway, for a loss of $110.
4/12 4:04 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the parking lot of Safeway.
4/17 1:56 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 25600 block of Kimberly Drive.
4/17 11:22 p.m. A single-vehicle accident occurred on southbound I-205 at 10th Street.
4/18 3:56 p.m. An accident was reported at West A Street and Willamette Drive.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
4/12 9:47 a.m. Drivers are routinely running a stop sign at Blankenship and Ostman roads.
4/12 12:46 p.m. A rude neighbor in the 1000 block of Snidow Drive threatened to toss another neighbor into a trashcan.
4/12 2:35 p.m. Seven kids busted for throwing eggs at vehicles in the 23000 block of Horizon Drive agreed to clean up the mess.
4/12 3:56 p.m. Drug-smoking activity was suspected at Tanner Creek Park.
4/12 4:45 p.m. A neighbor seen hitting his or her head against a porch was just frustrated.
4/12 9:26 p.m. Twenty teens seen running up and down the 2900 block of Winkel Way were just playing flashlight tag.
4/12 11:10 p.m. A possible fight at the West Linn Saloon was just two brothers giving each other a hard time.
4/13 8:46 p.m. Police assisted the fire department with a medical call in the 3900 block of Parker Road.
4/13 12:28 a.m. A loud party at Robinwood Village in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road was too loud for neighbors.
4/13 1:50 a.m. Kids were seen running up the 3000 block of Sabo Lane egging houses.
4/13 8:34 a.m. Egg-throwing teens struck the 2900 block of Winkel Way, hitting a house and vehicles.
4/13 8:59 a.m. Another neighbor in the 2900 block of Winkel Way is distraught over thrown eggs.
4/13 9:29 p.m. A loud party was obnoxious in the 2200 block of Crestview Drive.
4/14 12:24 p.m. A loud explosion was heard at Hammerle Park, but officers found nothing.
4/14 2:10 p.m. Suspected marijuana growing in a yard in the 2900 block of Hunter Way turned out to be a Japanese maple tree.
4/14 3:08 p.m. A subject at the police department wants the police to call Arnold Schwarzenegger to get him on a football team.
4/14 4:47 p.m. A man wanting a glass of water refused to leave the premises in the 4800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
4/15 1:25 p.m. A man in the 2100 block of Johnyne Court requested police help when his handgun was locked in the locked position.
4/15 3:25 p.m. A suspicious man crouching near southbound I-205 and Highway 43 was waiting for family to pick him up.
4/15 3:38 p.m. Suspected burglars at an abandoned house in the 1200 block of 13th Street were really hired by a bank to clean out the foreclosed house.
4/16 7:06 a.m. A subject suspected of hiding near Grant Street and Sunset Avenue was a juvenile waiting for his mom.
4/16 9:11 a.m. Someone was reportedly ringing a doorbell in the 19900 block of Roan Circle for five minutes. It was an upset-looking neighbor.
4/16 3:44 p.m. An ex-girlfriend keeps texting rude messages in the 2100 block of Charman Street.
4/16 7:03 p.m. Two subjects trespassing on a softball field in the 20000 block of Salamo Road were working out.
4/18 7:20 a.m. A suspicious man loitering in a parked vehicle for an hour in the 2000 block of Alpine Drive was just waiting for a flooring job to start.
4/18 12:17 p.m. A 4-year-old was seen riding a bicycle without a helmet and no supervision in the 19700 block of Bellevue Way. When officers spoke with the boys mother, she replied: Oh, yeah, he gets out.
4/19 12:43 a.m. A TV was too loud in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.
4/12 12:10 p.m. Tenants evicted from the 1400 block of Village Park Place abandoned their three cats. Two were trapped and removed. The third remains on the run.
4/16 12:51 p.m. A rabbit was found stuck in a screen at the baseball diamond at Rosemont Ridge Middle School. Officers freed the stuck rabbit.
4/17 5:35 p.m. A front window was found smashed in the 4000 block of Cedaroak Drive. A bird was to blame.