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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3/12 8:54 a.m. A caller was concerned about a woman who was slumped over in a vehicle and not responding. She was just taking a nap.
3/12 3:37 p.m. A caller discovered what appeared to be a transient camp, but it was actually just tarp covering plywood.
3/12 4:35 p.m. A man was out of control and yelling at a residence.
3/12 6:50 p.m. A caller said a 13-year-old was texting him and saying rude things.
3/12 8:12 p.m. A woman said her son was receiving threatening texts.
3/12 8:53 p.m. Juveniles were doing "cookies" in a car in the grass near the 1300 block of 4th Street.
3/12 10:05 p.m. A caller was concerned after hearing the sound of doors opening and a beeping noise. All was OK.
3/13 12:44 a.m. A man said his son stole his car, and he wanted his son to be advised when he came home that he shouldn't do that.
3/13 4:11 a.m. A caller wished to report "suspicious behavior" at McDonalds.
3/13 4:24 p.m. A caller said his 12-year-old son with special needs was refusing to get in the car and was walking on Highway 43.
3/13 6:21 p.m. A caller said her neighbor "constantly slams her door" and "is unpleasant with other tenants."
3/14 5:20 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported.
3/14 6:09 p.m. A man said a new renter next door to him called him a "bald hillbilly" and accused his dogs of defecating on his lawn, when "they do no such thing."
3/14 6:27 p.m. A man said his neighbor's dog was using his porch as a bathroom.
3/15 11:32 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 5500 block of Hood Street.
3/15 2:39 p.m. A caller was receiving harassing phone calls.
3/15 6:02 p.m. A caller reported an ongoing problem with teens parking and going into the woods near Bridgeview Drive and Evergreen Drive. He said he'd found drug needles on the path.
3/16 2:29 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was playing loud music near the 1700 block of Buck Street. The driver was just waiting outside a friend's house.
3/16 12:58 p.m. Juveniles were gathered and appeared to be preparing to fight near the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
3/16 2:58 p.m. A suspicious looking panhandler was seen near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.
3/16 4:31 p.m. A caller said her teenaged sons were fighting.
3/17 7:48 a.m. A suspicious looking person was sitting in a car outside a home near the 2500 block of Remington Drive. He was dropping off civil papers.
3/17 2:51 p.m. A caller was concerned about a woman who "leaves her child home alone." Officers responded and found the woman was home.
3/17 3:00 p.m. A woman said she was being followed by someone who was trying to kill her. Officers took her home.
3/17 4:13 p.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend was drunk and refusing to leave.
3/18 12:50 p.m. Two subjects appeared to be smoking marijuana in a car near the 22000 block of Willamette Drive.
3/18 2:14 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near Belmont Way and Club House Circle.
3/18 3:10 p.m. Juveniles were seen on the roof of a school near the 2300 block of Oxford Street.
3/18 4:06 p.m. A repair person said a resident was yelling and calling him names near the 5100 block of Firwood Drive.
3/18 10:20 p.m. Juveniles were heard on the roof at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.
3/14 4:01 p.m. Three vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was hurt.
3/15 9:37 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was hurt.
3/16 6:50 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 19300 block of Willamette Drive.
3/18 1:24 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was hurt.
3/13 4:55 p.m. A gold watch with diamonds was stolen from an apartment near the Parker Crest area.
3/15 10:09 a.m. A theft was reported in the Marylhurst area.
3/16 1:25 p.m. Cell phones were stolen from a store in the Bolton area.
3/16 9:57 p.m. A caller suspected a burglary had occurred in the Marylhurst area when he returned home and found items that appeared to have been tampered with. However, nothing was taken.
3/17 5:30 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen near the Sunset area.
3/17 7:24 p.m. A theft was reported in the Willamette area.
3/18 9:26 a.m. An apartment was broken into near the Parker Crest area.
3/12 3:57 p.m. A man said someone used his information to apply for a credit card.
3/14 2:56 p.m. A man said he gave someone money after they posted on Facebook about an opportunity to make money. He was told he would get something back in a month, but it had been that long and he hadn't received anything.