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.


6/4, 7:21 a.m.; Sunglasses and other items were taken from an unlocked car overnight on Upper Midhill Drive.

6/4, 9:50 a.m.; A Droid phone and laptop were taken sometime overnight from an unlocked car on Hillside Court.

6/4, 10:45 a.m..; A Pioneer stereo and CD player valued at $400 was taken from a locked car on Midhill Circle.

6/4, 2:34 p.m.; $20 and a backpack were taken from a 2004 Toyota Echo during the night on Upper Midhill Drive.

6/4, 5:29 p.m.; A Cobra Bluetooth valued at $90 was taken from a 2006 Toyota Corolla on Upper Midhill Drive.

6/6, 8:41 p.m.; A man on Imperial Drive reported that his roommates may be stealing his mail.

6/7, 8:24 a.m.; A car on Upper Midhill Drive had been ransacked overnight. Miscellaneous gym clothes were taken.

6/7, 3:49 p.m.; Coins were reported stolen from an unlocked car on Lower Midhill Drive.

6/9, 6:20 a.m.; Entry was gained into a 2008 Range Rover by smashing a window. A brief case was taken.

6/9, 2:38 p.m.; An armed robbery occurred at Bank of the West. The suspect was later apprehended in Portland.


6/9 6:28 p.m.; A two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred on Willamette Drive at Willamette Falls Drive.


6/3, 11:14 a.m.; A black Jeep with an open top and a green Land Rover were reportedly speeding and drag racing at 12th and Volpp streets.

6/3, 6:02 and 6:21 p.m.; Neighbors on Virginia Lane couldn't agree on what was an OK volume for music, though they did agree to use county mediation to find a solution to their noisy problem.

6/4, 7:48 a.m.; Noisy skateboarders entered the skate park through an unlocked gate before park hours. The skaters were warned about park hours.

6/4, 8:23 a.m.; The noisy skateboarder returned. This time officers locked the gate and a more severe warning given.

6/5, 1:33 p.m.; Officers assisted on a medical call regarding a head injury after a fall from a tree.

6/6, 8:25 a.m.; A woman was leery about a man who said he would buy the car she had on Craigslist without test-driving it. Officers discussed options with her.

6/6, 1:59 p.m.; Bryso N. Liberty, 83, registered as a sex offender.

6/7, 9:13 a.m.; A parent at Willamette Primary reported a rumor of a possible sex offense. It turned out to be exactly that - a rumor.

6/7, 1:25 p.m.; A woman reported her sister was making suicidal statements. Officers discovered the woman was not suicidal, just very drunk.

6/8, 1:04 p.m.; A school bus was disabled and blocking traffic at the top of Salamo and 10th streets. Officers responded to help with traffic flow until tow truck arrived.

6/8, 6:33 p.m.; Kids were launching water balloons with slingshots at Tanner Springs Park. They cleaned up the mess.

6/9, 11:49 a.m.; More water balloons were being thrown, this time out of a red pickup as it drove down Willamette Falls Drive toward 10th Street.

6/9, 4:18 p.m.; A 12-year-old was reportedly driving his parents up and down Nolan Lane in a white Blazer.


6/9, 8:00 a.m.; A peacock making a colorful runway performance was seen strutting down Willamette Falls Drive.

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