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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:


7/23 1:36 a.m. A caller said someone appeared to be intoxicated while waiting for a ride home at 7-Eleven.

7/23 8:56 p.m. A man said someone sprayed a swastika on a "Donald Trump" sign.

7/24 3:55 a.m. A prowler told a resident that he was "sent here by Harry Potter." He was given a courtesy transport to McDonald's.

7/24 6:28 a.m. A caller was concerned about a man sitting on a bridge near the 22900 block of Willamette Drive. He was just looking at the river.

7/25 2:13 a.m. A caller said her roommate was drinking with other people, being loud and wouldn't quiet down.

7/26 10:24 a.m. A caller said he saw marijuana plants in a backyard.

7/26 10:25 a.m. A caller said she found a number of empty whipped cream cans behind a business near the 22300 block of Salamo Road. She was concerned people had been using them to get high.

7/26 7:55 p.m. A caller said her child's father was saying inappropriate things to her daughter.

7/26 8:06 p.m. A woman was heard yelling "let me go" from a car near 14th Street and Willamette Falls Drive. Officers were unable to locate the car.

7/27 7:30 a.m. A suspicious looking man had been sleeping in his car for two nights near the 2400 block of Woodhill Court.

7/27 1:15 p.m. A caller said he had been receiving threatening calls and emails at work.

7/28 5:09 a.m. A caller was concerned about subjects who were "passed out" in a vehicle. They were out of gas.

7/28 10:16 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle appeared to be following two teenaged girls near Fairhaven Drive and Sussex Street.

7/28 1:19 p.m. A caller said a neighborhood contractor got a vehicle stuck in his driveway and refused to call a tow truck.

7/29 10:04 a.m. A caller said she heard a loud explosion and was left without power. It turned out a car was backfiring.

7/29 12:45 p.m. A resident said two suspicious looking men came to her door, and went to the back porch when there was no answer at the front door.

7/29 3:44 p.m. A caller said she could not turn the flashers off on her vehicle.

7/29 4:19 p.m. A woman said she wanted her boyfriend to move out, but he didn't want to.

7/29 5:33 p.m. A caller said the son of a resident at an assisted living facility came to visit and was drunk.

7/29 6:11 p.m. A suspicious looking man with his shirt tied around his waist was telling people to slow down near Riverview Avenue and Sunset Avenue.


7/25 9:32 a.m. Mail was reported stolen near the 2200 block of Tannler Drive.

7/28 2:48 p.m. A debit card was stolen from a mailbox near the 2600 block of Pimlico Terrace and used to make $1,500 in unauthorized purchases.

7/29 7:26 a.m. Outgoing mail was stolen from a box near the 2000 block of Fields Drive.


7/24 10:17 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.

7/27 12:55 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. An injury was reported.

7/27 4:32 p.m. An accident was reported on Interstate 205 near West Linn. No one was injured.

7/29 7:22 a.m. An injury was reported when a pedestrian was struck by a car near the 18800 block of Willamette Drive.

7/29 4:49 p.m. Three vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and West Linn. No one was injured.

7/29 4:58 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43.


7/25 9:57 a.m. A caller said a Sears credit card was opened in his name by an unknown person.

7/28 2:21 p.m. A caller reported unauthorized charged on a Discover card he never received.

7/29 3:36 p.m. A caller said he received a letter saying an unknown person tried to open a credit card in his name.