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Police Log

Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:

THEFTS

12/21 12:57 p.m. A theft was reported when a man threw trash in garbage cans that were not his near Kapteyns Street and Michlen Avenue.

12/24 8:34 a.m. Four packages were stolen from a front porch in the 4300 block of Sussex Street.

12/25 8:39 a.m. A bag, shoes and a bottle of wine were stolen from a vehicle in the 2200 block of Haskins Road.

12/26 7:50 a.m. A laptop was stolen from an apartment in the 4600 block of Walnut Street.

12/30 3:23 p.m. A license plate was stolen from a vehicle in the 4300 block of Imperial Drive.

12/31 3:28 p.m. A silver chest was stolen sometime in the last couple of years from the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

FRAUD

12/23 12:49 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 4000 block of Imperial Drive.

ACCIDENTS

12/20 1:04 p.m. An accident was reported at Hood Street and Willamette Drive when a vehicle hit a light pole.

12/21 3 p.m. An accident was reported on southbound Interstate 205 at Blankenship Road.

12/21 5:41 p.m. A man fessed up to his vehicle hitting a parked vehicle in the Safeway parking lot.

12/23 1:56 p.m. An accident occurred on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.

12/23 4:55 p.m. Two vehicles collided at Robinwood Way and Willamette Drive.

12/23 5:38 p.m. An accident was reported on northbound I-205 at Highway 43.

12/25 9:02 a.m. A mailbox was destroyed in a hit-and-run accident in the 2800 block of Carriage Way.

12/28 1:31 p.m. An accident was reported on northbound I-205 south of the view point.

12/30 1:38 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

1/1 2:38 p.m. A suspected vehicle hitting a rock wall at I-205 and Sunset Avenue was just a car with a flat tire.

1/2 2:09 p.m. A hit-and-run accident happened in the Market of Choice parking lot.

1/2 7:23 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

1/2 11:04 p.m. A vehicle flipped near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive. The driver was not injured.

1/2 11:44 p.m. Christmas trees were found shoved in a vehicle in the 5100 block of Gregory Court.

LIFE IN WEST LINN

12/20 11:31 a.m. A drug deal was reported in the 3900 block of Cedaroak Drive.

12/20 8:08 p.m. An unknown person in a vehicle pointed a gun at a man on southbound I-205 near the Abernethy Bridge.

12/20 10:38 p.m. Teens made a late-night visit to Sahallie Illahee Park.

12/21 12:19 a.m. An egg was hurled at a vehicle near Ponderay Drive and Salamo Road.

12/21 2:17 a.m. Two loud men were peeing in the bushes in the 5000 block of Broadway Street.

12/21 11:03 a.m. A suspected drug deal was witnessed in the 3900 block of Cedaroak Drive.

12/21 2:13 p.m. A tree was reported cut down in the 2100 block of Ridgebrook Drive.

12/21 6:02 p.m. A man jumped in front of a vehicle in the 4400 block of Cornwall Street.

12/21 6:38 p.m. Cars were racing up and down the 5200 block of Summit Street for an hour.

12/22 8:23 a.m. A vehicle was egged in the 6500 block of Failing Street.

12/22 10:55 a.m. A tree was mysteriously cut down in the 3200 block of Sabo Lane.

12/22 3:46 p.m. A mumbling man with a “glazed look” on his face stumbled off into the woods behind West Linn High School.

12/22 5:05 p.m. A single shot heard in the 1300 block of Fourth Street was a single firework.

12/23 2:50 a.m. In a case of poor judgment, two women were seen smoking marijuana in a vehicle at the McDonald’s on Eighth Court.

12/23 10:55 a.m. Vehicles are tearing up the fields at Tanner Creek Park.

12/23 3:56 p.m. Benches on a porch in the 2600 block of Warwick Street were moved.

12/23 7:41 p.m. When asked to help a man in the 22000 block of Salamo Road with a dead battery, the not-so-good Samaritan instead called the police.

12/23 10:39 p.m. A suspicious man was seen peering into vehicle windows in the 1500 block of Rosemont Road. It was a man dropping off a “secret Santa” gift at a house.

12/24 9:03 a.m. Some kids are the suspects in a case of Christmas decorations being unplugged and moved around in the 2900 block of Winkel Way.

12/24 9:10 a.m. In the 3000 block of Winkel Way, Christmas decorations are repeatedly being rearranged overnight by some mischievous elves.

12/24 8:03 p.m. Police assisted Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue with a chimney fire in the 1900 block of 16th Street.

12/26 10:01 a.m. A subject reportedly cutting down trees in the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive was picking up branches for firewood.

12/26 10:03 a.m. A mother is concerned about the living conditions for her teenage children.

12/26 10:37 a.m. What appeared to be a severed leg in a driveway in the 19200 block of View Drive was a Halloween decoration.

12/26 9:58 p.m. A night custodian at Rosemont Ridge Middle School heard a door rattling.

12/26 11:44 p.m. Lights were on but nobody was home in an old house and barn in the 23200 block of Johnson Road.

12/27 12:33 p.m. Homeowners moving out of their house in the 4000 block of Wild Rose Drive were found suspicious.

12/30 3:46 p.m. A strange man was seen videotaping the entrance of a bank and its customers in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road. He was making a movie.

12/31 5:25 a.m. Two suspicious men using flashlights in a vehicle in the 2600 block of Parker Road were in fact delivering newspapers.

12/31 12:35 p.m. A man walking out of tall grass near northbound I-205 at 10th Street “seemed odd.” In reality, he had run out of gas and was retrieving some.

12/31 9:06 p.m. Suspicious teens were lurking about the 1500 block of Rosemont Road.

1/1 10:58 a.m. An angry wife is suspected of destroying items in a garage in the 19000 block of Walling Circle.

1/1 3:01 p.m. A man was seen in the bushes near Safeway taking photos of kids playing at the park.

1/2 8:26 p.m. A man with bloodshot eyes getting a sample of ice cream creeped out an employee in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.

ANIMAL ANTICS

12/20 4:52 p.m. A dog cooped up on a porch in the 4200 block of Calaroga Drive was acting aggressively.

12/23 12:53 p.m. Chickens are thought to be not taken care of near Bennington and Westberry courts.

12/27 5:35 p.m. A man in the 2400 block of Southslope Way asked for help in quarantining his dog after it bit his wife.

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