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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:


10/12 1:58 p.m. A noise was heard in a home in the 1700 block of Sunset Avenue. A garage door was found open and a purse went missing. The purse was subsequently found.


10/15 12:10 p.m. A purse reported stolen from the public library was found in the bathroom with nothing missing.

10/16 1:28 p.m. A theft of an iPhone was reported at West Linn High School.

10/16 3:04 p.m. A wallet containing credit cards and cash was stolen in the 5600 block of Hood Street.


10/15 8:35 a.m. Credit card fraud was reported in the 2000 block of Tanner Creek Lane.

10/17 6:25 p.m. Two backpacks containing school books were reported stolen from Rosemont Ridge Middle School.


10/14 8:23 a.m. An accident was reported on southbound Interstate 205 at Blankenship Road.

10/14 6:26 p.m. An accident occurred in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

10/15 7:26 a.m. A vehicle overturned at West A Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

10/15 8:55 a.m. A three-vehicle accident was reported at West A Street and Willamette Drive.

10/15 1:29 p.m. A vehicle versus bike accident was reported at Cedaroak and Willamette drives.

10/15 4:03 p.m. Two vehicles collided on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.

10/15 7:58 p.m. A driver was cited for careless driving after an accident in the 1700 block of Sunset Avenue.

10/16 2:16 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported at Walling Circle and Willamette Drive.

10/17 4:23 p.m. A hit-and-run accident occurred in the 2100 block of Tompkins Street.

10/17 9:20 p.m. A bicyclist suffered minor injuries after being hit by a vehicle in the 1800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.


10/11 8:54 a.m. A set of car and house keys went missing from the 3100 block of Cottonwood Court.

10/11 9:23 a.m. A true tree hugger was clinging to a neighbor’s tree in the 2800 block of Polo Court trying to prevent it from being cut down.

10/11 12:34 p.m. A daughter and her group of friends in the 4000 block of Cornwall Street were “trashing” the house.

10/11 10:17 p.m. Kids were ringing doorbells near Joseph Fields Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

10/11 10:32 p.m. Kids are banging on doors in the 3400 block of Chelan Drive.

10/11 10:59 p.m. A large group of kids were “screaming at the top of their lungs” in the 3400 block of Parker Road.

10/12 7:35 a.m. A house in the 2900 block of Winkel Way was egged — for a second time.

10/12 8:21 a.m. Graffiti was found on Sunset Market in the 4400 block of Cornwall Street.

10/12 10:09 a.m. A swastika was painted on a street in the 2600 block of Lancaster Street.

10/12 12:29 p.m. What looked like drugs in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road turned out to be vitamins.

10/12 1:11 p.m. A vehicle was egged in the 4700 block of Cornwall Street.

10/12 1:50 p.m. Two teens reported skateboarding down Hidden Springs Road were walking when police found them.

10/12 2:39 p.m. An unwanted neighbor keeps trespassing in the 2200 block of Fifth Avenue.

10/12 4:23 p.m. A chandelier was impeding traffic on northbound Interstate 205 at 10th Street.

10/13 11:14 a.m. No good was thought of three teens running in the 2900 block of Winkel Way.

10/14 11:19 a.m. When a customer walked into the U.S. Bank it was found empty. The bank was closed for Columbus Day, but someone forgot to lock the doors.

10/14 4:23 p.m. A back gate and tool shed were found open in the 2300 block of Tompkins Street.

10/15 10:11 a.m. A homeless man was setting up camp in the 1500 block of Burns Street.

10/15 2:03 p.m. A man sitting in a vehicle at Walmart was playing with a semiautomatic rifle.

10/16 12:35 p.m. A shopper was harassed by another customer at Walmart in the bottle return area.

10/16 4:09 p.m. A possible drug deal was witnessed in the 4400 block of Cornwall Street.

10/17 2:24 p.m. A woman is suspicious of a vehicle that has been driving up and down the 1300 block of Fourth Street.

10/18 12:26 a.m. A resident in the 25200 block of Swiftshore Drive was suspicious of a skateboard-less young man in the street after being told he was a skater who lived in the neighborhood.


10/11 3:47 p.m. A dog and its owner were threatening to another dog walker in the 22000 block of Rosemont Ridge Court.

10/14 9:27 p.m. A case of dog-bites-dog was reported in the 1100 block of 12th Street.

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