Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
LIFE IN WEST LINN
n 4/16 7:23 a.m. A caller said a drunk person was banging on his neighbor's door near the 1900 block of Ostman Road.
n 4/16 9:07 a.m. Suspicious looking people were seen going through the fence at the Bolton Reservoir construction site.
n 4/16 1:02 p.m. A caller said a woman was crying in her yard, and she didn't know how she got there.
n 4/16 2:29 p.m. A man and a woman were shoving each other on a bridge.
n 4/16 2:50 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen near a vehicle showing several license plates to someone.
n 4/16 10:12 p.m. A caller said a fight was happening at apartments near the 1700 block of Blankenship Road. It was actually a birthday party and everyone was leaving.
n 4/16 10:39 p.m. A caller heard the sound of a gunshot in Mary S. Young Park.
n 4/16 11:11 p.m. Noise from a loud party could be heard near Arbor Drive and Highway 43.
n 4/16 11:53 p.m. A caller reported a large party near the 6300 block of White Tail Drive.
n 4/17 1:15 a.m. A caller said a bus was parked near his home and a juvenile was taunting his dog.
n 4/17 10:37 a.m. A caller wished to report what appeared to be a bullet hole in a stop sign near Lower Midhill Drive and Marylhurst Drive.
n 4/17 12:31 p.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about her 16-year old son refusing to move with her.
n 4/17 1:46 p.m. A caller said a community mailbox was broken into near the 3400 block of Vista Ridge Drive.
n 4/17 3:46 p.m. A caller reported trespassing on floating docks near Willamette Park.
n 4/17 6:47 p.m. Suspicious looking people appeared to be camping at Camassia Natural Park. They were actually just watching the sunset.
n 4/17 10:17 p.m. A man and woman were seen "ripping their clothes off" in a vehicle near the 4800 block of Mill Street.
n 4/18 6:33 a.m. A suspicious looking man was seen sleeping in his car near a boat ramp. He was going to work.
n 4/18 8:40 a.m. A suspicious looking man was sleeping on a bench near the 1500 block of Rosemarie Drive.
n 4/18 11:02 a.m. A suspicious looking man appeared to be "saying Muslim prayers" near the 5600 block of Hood Street.
n 4/18 11:03 a.m. A man asked for an officer to accompany him when he delivered a letter of resignation to a contractor.
n 4/18 11:26 a.m. A suspicious looking car was parked by Sunset Primary School. It was a woman picking her son up.
n 4/19 6:18 a.m. A suspicious looking person was seen sleeping in a dugout near the 1200 block of Rosemont Road.
n 4/19 3:50 p.m. A suspicious looking man was selling magazines near the 18500 block of Nixon Avenue and reportedly got upset with someone who offered a donation.
n 4/19 5:54 p.m. A man said his adult son was "acting aggressive."
n 4/19 9:57 p.m. A woman said a teenage boy was standing outside a home taking pictures. He was trying to shine a light on a window to get his sister's attention because he was locked out.
n 4/20 8:16 p.m. An aggressive solicitor was seen near the 19300 block of Nixon Avenue.
n 4/21 10:45 a.m. A caller said he got into a confrontation with a solicitor who would not leave his property near Mapleton Drive and Willamette Drive.
n 4/21 12:53 p.m. A man who appeared to be disoriented was seen walking by Rosemont Ridge Middle School.
n 4/21 5:57 p.m. A caller was upset about a neighbor who was "throwing debris" on his car.
n 4/21 8:33 p.m. Kids were seen riding on the back bumper of a car near the 22000 block of Salamo Road.
n 4/22 9:26 p.m. A man was screaming for help, but officers found he was having a difficult time catching his breath while walking.
n 4/22 9:57 p.m. Three suspicious looking vehicles "appeared to be up to no good" near the 1200 block of Rosemont Road.
n 4/22 10:08 a.m. A caller was suspicious after finding her mailbox hanging open without any mail inside.
n 4/22 2:06 p.m. A caller said a man was banging on her door and asking for money for a dental issue.
n 4/22 8:02 p.m. A caller was concerned after seeing someone who had threatened his roommate in a prior encounter.
n 4/17 10:24 a.m. An accident was reported near the 2100 block of 8th Court. No one was injured.
n 4/18 9:45 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 4600 block of Elmran Drive.
n 4/18 5:09 p.m. An accident was reported near Arbor Drive and Willamette Drive. An injury was reported.
n 4/18 8:28 a.m. A hit-and-run was reported near 10th Street and Interstate 205. No one was injured.
n 4/20 9:38 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Abernethy Bridge. No one was injured.
n 4/21 1:15 p.m. A hit-and-run was reported near Hidden Springs Road and Rosemont Road.
n 4/22 2:58 a.m. A single car accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. It was unknown if there were any injuries.
n 4/18 12:34 p.m. A television valued at $750 was stolen near the Robinwood area.
n 4/20 12:31 p.m. A bike was reported stolen and later found.
n 4/20 9:12 p.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported near the Bolton area.
n 4/17 6:12 p.m. A resident received a scam call about a warrant being out for their arrest.
n 4/21 12:49 a.m. A caller said he backed out of a housing transaction because it seemed fraudulent but he was worried the other party knew where he lived.