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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents.

Note to readers: This is an abridged version of the West Linn police log. For the full log, including arrests, please see the print edition of your local newspaper.


10/15, 11:01 p.m.; An iPhone was stolen from the skate park in the 3400 block of Parker Road.

10/15, 5:52 a.m.; A 2000 red Dodge Ram pickup was stolen from the 22100 block of Horizon Drive. It was recovered at two hours later at the Safeway on Salamo Road.

10/15, 8:22 a.m.; A champagne-colored 1997 Buick Park Avenue was stolen from the 22300 block of Skyview Drive. The keys had been in the vehicle. It was found in a different parking spot at 3:01 p.m. that day.

10/18, 9:18 a.m.; A car was broken into and a purse was taken at Mary S. Young Park.

10/18, 1:23 p.m.; A gym bag was stolen from a vehicle in the 21800 block of Willamette Drive. A window was broken.

10/18, 3:01 p.m.; A shoplifter visited Albertson's in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

10/20, 4:46 p.m.; A laptop and jewelry were taken from a home in the 18400 block of Hillside Court. The thief entered through the front door.


10/14, 5:04 p.m.; A car and a semi collided on northbound I-205 near Highway 43. No injuries were reported.

10/15, 12:20 p.m.; An accident was reported at the McDonald's on the Eighth Court.

10/16, 4:00 p.m.; A non-injury accident occured in the 2500 block of Oneal Court.

10/17, 8:22 p.m.; An accident occured at Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive involving two drivers. Neither were injured.

10/18, 5:16 p.m.; While in a carwash in the 2100 block of Eighth Court, one vehicle ran into another.


10/14, 10:11 a.m.; A Middle Eastern man was thought to be suspicious in the 1800 block of Barnes Circle.

10/14, 2:02 p.m.; A car was parked on school district property near Dollar Street and Fields Drive.

10/15, 8:28 p.m.; Someone was walking loudly in the 20000 block of Marigold.

10/16, 12:06 a.m.; A loud party was at Country Garden Apartments on 16th Street.

10/16, 8:21 p.m.; Two kids were skateboarding down the hill on Salamo Road near Barrington Drive.

10/16, 2:40 a.m.; A noisy party was held in the 6500 block of Beam Street.

10/16, 9:54 a.m.; Two mailboxes were smashed in the 1400 block of Dollar Street.

10/16, 1:01 p.m.; Shots were heard in the 2300 block of Fifth Avenue, near the Blue Heron property.

10/16, 4:08 p.m.; Another mailbox was smashed in the 1400 block of Dollar Street.

10/16, 5:08 p.m.; A saw blade was left by a builder in the 19600 block of Suncrest Drive.

10/17, 9:54 p.m.; Kids were going in and out of the skate park after hours in the 3400 block of Parker Road.

10.17, 7:16 p.m.; A possible drunk driver hit the barrier and kept going on southbound I-205 near 10th Street.

10/17, 9:22 p.m.; A gate of a home in the 1800 block of Deana Drive was found blown open by the wind.

10/18, 1:06 a.m.; A 'pounding' noise was coming from somewhere up the hill in the 6500 block of Failing Street.

10/18, 2:50 a.m.; Someone was hammering in the 1500 block of Buck Street.

10/18, 8:46 a.m.; Someone was yelling for help and there were banging noises in the 1500 block of Braemar Court.

10/18, 6:13 p.m.; A diamond wedding ring was found in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.

10/18, 11:48 p.m.; An officer attempted to pursue a motorcycle traveling in excess of 102 mph on southbound I-205 near 10th Street.

10/19, 9:37 a.m.; Extra patrols near 13th Street and 14th Avenue were requested, as a boy's remote control car was run over by a vehicle failing to stop at a stop sign.

10/20, 12:07 a.m.; A woman was screaming in the 19700 block of Wildwood Drive.

10/20, 12:02 p.m.; A suspicious silver Chrysler was prowling the neighborhood near Buck and Failing streets.

10/20, 4:11 p.m.; Two kids missing from Cedaroak Park were found at a neighbor's house.

10/20, 7:27 p.m.; A home in the 2100 block of Sylvan Way smelled of chemicals, possibly related to manhole work being done in the area.


10/15, 5:28 p.m.; An older Lhasa Apso was found in the 22200 block of Salamo Road.

10/16, 9:10 a.m.; A dead deer was found near Hughes and Willamette drives.

10/17, 4:41 p.m.; A border collie was found near Old River Drive and River Woods Place.

10/17, 10:20 p.m.; A raccoon was in a child's bedroom in the 6400 block of Skyline Drive.

10/18, 9:17 a.m.; A man was walking a large fluffy dog in the 20200 block of Old River Drive. The caller said, the dog was threatening and the owner was enjoying it.

10/19, 7:59 p.m.; A dog was injured by another dog in the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.

10/20, 9:19 a.m.; A loose dog in the 1200 block of Dollar Street was found lying next to its home.

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