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


10/2/17 12:05 p.m. A motorist was cited for careless driving, driving uninsured and failing to carry proof of insurance after a two-car accident that sent one of the vehicles crashing into the Bank of the West building on Boones Ferry Road.


9/28/17 2:09 p.m. Two large, rusted horse troughs were reported stolen from the alley behind a house on Sixth Street.

9/29/17 9:43 a.m. Loose change was taken from an unlocked Infiniti G35 on Edenberry Drive.

9/29/17 9:51 a.m. Someone took a plant from the sidewalk outside a spa on Boones Ferry Road.

9/29/17 3:35 p.m. A tiller motor was stolen from a home on Wheatherstone Court.

10/1/17 3:30 p.m. A purse and wallet were taken from a Ford Escape on South State Street by thieves who smashed a window to gain entrance.

10/2/17 10:53 a.m. Occupants of a white minivan and a grey sedan are suspected in the theft of a mattress that had been left near the dumpster at a condo complex on Carman Drive.


9/26/17 3:13 p.m. Someone tried to open credit card accounts using a Lake Oswego man's personal information.

9/27/17 9:13 a.m. A woman told police that her estranged husband had used her account to pay bills.

9/29/17 5:31 p.m. Unauthorized charges were made on a woman's credit card accounts.


9/18/17 6:25 p.m. A woman told police that a female driver in a small black sedan struck the back tire of her son's bike while he was riding near Boones Ferry Road and Jean Way. The driver gave the boy $15 to pay for his wheel, the mom said.

9/19/17 6:27 a.m. Pest-control workers made pests of themselves by starting work on McEwan Road earlier than City rules allow.

9/19/17 5:17 p.m. The suspicious person spotted foraging in blackberry bushes along Country Club Road turned out to be the property's owner.

9/19/17 6:40 p.m. An apartment resident at One Jefferson Parkway asked for police assistance after repeatedly seeing his neighbor's drone hovering outside his window.

9/19/17 9:35 p.m. A disgruntled customer became aggressive and threatened a Safeway employee after she told him that she wasn't going to count the cans he had brought to the store for recycling.

9/20/17 9:51 a.m. A note left in the window of a dirty, tri-colored truck parked for at least three days near Greenwood and North Shore roads threatened whoever had previously reported it as abandoned. Police made contact with the owner and gave him three days to move his vehicle.

9/20/17 12:14 p.m. A man and woman were ordered to leave a vacant house on D Avenue after a passerby reported seeing a mattress and sleeping bag inside and told police that the man had yelled at her as she walked by. Property managers said they would remove the belongings and post "No Trespassing" signs.

9/20/17 4:09 p.m. A former temporary employee was banned from the Lake Oswego Indoor Tennis Center on Diane Drive and warned about telephonic harassment after allegedly making a series of threats.

9/21/17 8:47 a.m. Staff at the Adult Community Center asked for extra police patrols after finding a man and woman camping on the east side of the building on G Avenue. The couple were polite and left when asked, ACC employees said.

9/21/17 9:58 a.m. Extra patrols were requested to deal with ongoing traffic problems during morning dropoffs and afternoon pickups at Oak Creek Elementary School on Kingsgate Road.

9/21/17 6:03 p.m. A call about a pedestrian who appeared to be disoriented brought police to the intersection of First Street and A Avenue, where they found a man who said he was searching for Manzana Rotisserie Grill — but not the one located in Lake View Village. When officers contacted the man's family, though, they learned he was actually looking for Nicoletta's Table, and they gave him a ride to the right restaurant.

9/22/17 5:46 p.m. A school bus driver told officials that a juvenile had thrown rocks at his vehicle near Lakeridge Junior High, but police determined `that only a foam pad had been tossed. No damage or injuries were reported.

9/23/17 12:05 a.m. A worried homeowner called police after hearing a thumping sound and seeing a flashlight shining in his yard on Greentree Road. Turns out it was just his neighbor, though, who was looking for something he had lost.

9/23/17 8:48 a.m. A women believed nefarious activity was underway when she found license plates in the trash at a hotel on Kruse Oaks Boulevard, but the plates' owner told police that no crime had been committed. He had simply gotten new plates, he said, and tossed the old ones in the garbage.

9/24/17 11:03 p.m. A man and woman got a ride from Uber after being warned about using a diving board after hours and talking loudly on Cabana Pointe.

9/25/17 6:41 p.m. A man having trouble with his car began slamming the vehicle's doors and throwing stuff at it. Made sense to responding officers, who determined that all was OK.

9/26/17 9:21 a.m. Specks of blood on the steps leading to an upstairs apartment prompted a call to police, who determined that the fluid most likely came from a dog.

9/26/17 1:46 p.m. A Hastings Drive homeowner asked police to make sure he had closed his garage door before leaving

for the day. They did, and he had.

9/26/17 5:25 p.m. A 15-year-old reportedly ran away from the Robinswood group home near Marylhurst University, the latest in a string of more than a dozen runaways since the facility opened in mid-September; the youth was later located by Portland Police and returned. Later in the evening, officers responded to reports that another Robinswood resident had cut himself across his chest.

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