When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD


8/26/17 10:49 a.m. Firefighters were called to inspect a hydrant on Thoma Road after it was reportedly struck by a moving van that also clipped a mailbox and broke several nearby tree branches. Minor damage was found to a cap on the hydrant, but no leaks were detected and the hydrant was left in service.


8/22/17 1:53 p.m. A front license plate was stolen off a Subaru Crosstrek on Centerpointe Drive.

8/22/17 3:12 p.m. A man told police that someone stole his glasses while he was watching the total solar eclipse in Sundeleaf Plaza.

8/24/17 10:48 a.m. Miscelleneous items were taken from a Ford Fusion on Kruse Oaks Drive.

8/25/17 6:40 a.m. Miscellaneous items were taken from a Honda Civic on Carman Drive in the first of several reported thefts overnight. Also hit: a Toyota Corolla on Weatherstone, a Pontiac Vibe on Davies Lane, a Toyota Sienna on Carman Drive and a Nissan Armada on Quarry Road.

8/26/17 2:23 p.m. Thieves took cash from a Kia Optima at the dog park on Stafford Road after gaining access through an open window.


8/23/17 9:07 a.m. Police determined that a Toyota Land Cruiser reported stolen on Aug. 18 was actually towed at the request of apartment managers at One Jefferson Parkway. And when the tow company was unable to reach the registered owner, police said, the vehicle was sold.

8/25/17 6:22 a.m. A Yamaha R3 motorcycle was reported stolen on Parkview Drive.


8/26/17 12:40 p.m. A credit card account was opened and unauthorized charges were made using a Lake Oswego man's personal information.


8/21/17 8:38 p.m. A man reported seeing children's toys in the yard of a home where he doesn't think children reside.

8/22/17 12:09 p.m. A man stopped by City Hall to ask for assistance in removing handcuffs.

8/21/17 1:35 p.m. Officers responded to an open 911 call after hearing arguing in the background. Turns out the call was accidental, though, and the argument was just a fight between young siblings over snacks.

8/22/17 3:12 p.m. A man walked into the Banfield Pet Hospital on State Street, used the restroom and weighed both himself and his dog on a scale. He then walked outside, stripped naked and left in a blue compact car.

8/22/17 3:30 p.m. Five juveniles from Hillsboro were warned to stop jumping into the Willamette River from the balcony of The Foundry on Oswego Pointe Drive.

8/22/17 3:33 p.m. Fifteen protesters were asked to leave the Mormon Temple on Kruse Oaks Boulevard. They refused, so temple employees called police.

8/22/17 6:18 p.m. A boy told employees at the Starbucks on McVey Avenue that he had run away from a foster home and did not want to go back. Officers contacted the youth, who eventually agreed to return home for the night.

8/23/17 2:51 p.m. Hoses were cut and fuel was siphoned overnight from a City-owned vehicle at the Adult Community Center.

8/24/17 12:03 a.m. A 57-year-old woman listed as a missing person by the LOPD was located in San Francisco, where officers from the SFPD determined that she was OK.

8/24/17 2:18 p.m. Police helped a boy get home after he crashed his skateboard near Fairway Road and Iron Mountain Boulevard.

8/24/17 6:22 p.m. Neighbors became concerned after noticing that the front door of a home on Greentree Road was open and a dog that looked sick — its body shaking and its eyes closed — was wandering nearby. Responding officers returned the dog to its owner, who said the door had been left open by accident.

8/24/17 10:16 p.m. A late-night basketball game on Suntree Lane prompted neighbors to call police, but the dribbling and shooting had ended by the time officers arrived.

8/25/17 5:54 p.m. A group of juveniles were spotted trying to climb a goal post on the Lakeridge High football field, but the end zone was empty when police arrived.

8/25/17 7:49 p.m. When a family friend arrived instead of Mom to pick up two youngsters from a summer program at Uplands Elementary School (Mom was apparently in the hospital), concerned officials contacted the kids' grandmother to make sure everything was OK and then asked police to help confirm the story. They did, and the kids were sent on their way.

8/26/17 6:14 a.m. Police and officials from a rental company were unable to locate the driver of a refrigerated truck left idling all night on Peacock Lane. Since the vehicle was overdue, Ryder Truck Rental had it towed.

8/26/17 7:57 a.m. A dead peacock was found and removed by a passerby from the intersection of Boones Ferry and Bryant roads.

8/26/17 9:20 p.m. Neighbors complained twice about loud music coming from Maher's Pub on B Avenue. Pub employees told responding officers that the music would stop at 10 p.m., and it did.

8/27/17 10:33 a.m. A man in a green shirt and brown shorts was reportedly bothering customers and then tried to enter the kitchen at a restaurant on Boones Ferry Road, prompting a call to police from the assistant manager. The belligerent diner was gone, though, by the time officers arrived.

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