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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:


8/18 11:23 a.m. A stolen vehicle in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive was found right were the driver parked it.

8/18 12:07 p.m. A utility trailer was stolen from the 5600 block of River Street.


8/22 3:32 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 22300 block of Ponderay Drive.


8/16 8:54 a.m. An accident was reported in the 4500 block of Maxfield Drive.

8/19 12:04 p.m. An accident was reported at Cottonwood Court and Hidden Springs Road.

8/19 3:53 p.m. Officers assisted with an accident on northbound Interstate 205 at Stafford Road.


8/16 4:32 p.m. A case of assault was reported in the 4400 block of Simpson Street after a child threw a stick knocking another child off a bike.

8/16 7:33 p.m. Teens were having a campfire on the banks of the river at Swiftshore Park.

8/16 9:20 p.m. A party with minors drinking in the 2100 block of Nolan Lane proved to be just young-at-heart adults.

8/17 6:52 a.m. A woman in the 19700 block of Spring Ridge Drive bought a vacuum off Craigslist. When the package arrived, there was no vacuum in the box.

8/17 9:27 p.m. Teens put Saran Wrap around two light poles in the 3700 block of Fairhaven Drive and then ran off when told to take it down.

8/17 10:06 p.m. Folks in a limo were partying at Wilderness Park.

8/17 10:29 p.m. A drunken man was laying in the street near Broadway Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

8/18 9:46 p.m. A boyfriend in the 1900 block of Ostman Road was assaulted by his girlfriend’s grandfather.

8/19 4:44 p.m. Officers responded to a fire in an electrical box in the 3600 block of Wild Rose Loop.

8/19 7:40 p.m. A man was following a 16-year-old boy in the 5000 block of Woodwinds Court.

8/19 10:43 p.m. Louds kids were running around Hammerle Park.

8/20 2:51 p.m. A 9-year-old threw a water balloon at another boy in the 4400 block of Simpson Street in retaliation.

8/20 5:48 p.m. Drumming was heard coming from a home in the 19400 block of Nixon Avenue.

8/20 9:36 p.m. A woman picking up bottles near Blankenship and Salamo roads was advised to stay out of the street.

8/20 10:15 p.m. Evidence of camping was found near Bland Circle and Weatherhill Road.

8/20 11 p.m. Boys hunkering in a vehicle near Bolton Street and Willamette Drive were just waiting for their mother.

8/21 12:20 a.m. A possible gunshot was heard in the 2400 block of Bellevue Terrace.

8/21 5:05 a.m. Suspicious sounds coming from Les Schwab were from a truck making a delivery.

8/21 5:22 p.m. A man thought drunk in the 3300 block of Summerlinn Drive was fundraising for a plastic bag ban.

8/21 6:30 p.m. Police assisted with a motorhome on fire on southbound Interstate 205 at Highway 43.


8/21 3:44 p.m. An old dog wanting to learn new tricks was found in the main office at West Linn High School.

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