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


11/20/17 9:47 a.m. A driver was cited for making an illegal lane change after a crash involving a TriMet bus near Foothills Road and State Street.

11/20/17 1:46 p.m. A driver was cited for making an illegal lane change after a crash involving a motorcycle and a Chevy Suburban at Kruse Way and Kruse Oaks Boulevard.


11/20/17 3:10 p.m. A Cannondale trail bicycle was taken from an open garage on Carman Drive.

11/20/17 3:16 p.m. A gift and a hat were taken from a Kia Sportage on Kruse Oaks Drive after theives smashed a rear window.

11/20/17 4:56 p.m. Packages that had previously been reported stolen from a house on Lower Drive had actually been delivered to the wrong address, an error that was apparently compounded by the use of an incorrect tracking number.

11/21/17 12:59 a.m. Two Samsung phones were taken from an apartment on Jefferson Parkway while the unit was being cleaned.

11/22/17 7:42 a.m. A motorist suspected of leaving the Mountain Park Chevron without paying for gas later returned and paid for the petrol.

11/24/17 8:33 a.m. Mailboxes were found open on Cedar Street. In at least one case, outgoing mail was taken.

11/24/17 11:22 a.m. A purse was taken from a vehicle on Monroe Parkway.


11/20/17 11:48 a.m. Portland Police were notified after LOPD officers located a stolen 1995 Toyota Camry parked in a fire lane at The Bluffs on Kerr Parkway. The vehicle was unoccupied and no arrests were made.


11/21/17 9:48 a.m. A Lake Oswego resident reported that her credit card had been compromised over the weekend and was now being used to make fraudulent purchases.

11/21/17 1:16 p.m. Stolen credit cards were used to rent rooms at a hotel on Kruse Oaks Drive. The suspects were gone when police arrived, but officers did seize two bags of mail.


11/14/17 12:18 p.m. A passerby reported seeing a large roll of bubble wrap in the roadway near Boones Ferry and Twin Fir roads, but officers were unable to locate the packing material.

11/15/17 10:07 a.m. A woman dressed in a heavy down coat raised suspicions on Westview Court when she parked her Toyota Camry in a driveway, turned on the emergency flashers and proceded to rummage through packages on the porch. But officers determined that it was just an Amazon contractor trying to make a delivery.

11/15/17 12:15 p.m. An officer stopped to move a box of paper towels to the side of the road near Kruse Woods Drive and Meadows Road.

11/15/17 12:18 p.m. A Lake Oswego High student was transported to Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emmanuel on a police hold after being detained in the school office for possession of opioids.

11/15/17 2:29 p.m. In the middle of an afternoon rainstorm, police stopped to clear clogged drains at Carmen and Parkview drives, at Kruse Woods Drive and Meadows Road, and at Boones Ferry and Pilkington roads.

11/15/17 6:50 p.m. A woman told police that her 16-year-old son was refusing to come home, but she did not want to report him as a runaway. Other options and advice were dispensed.

11/16/17 2:08 p.m. A woman called police from the corner of Boones Ferry and Pilkington roads to say she was lost and needed help finding her destination. An officer helped her get to her doctor's appointment on time.

11/16/17 2:08 p.m. A contruction crew reported finding threats written on a portable toilet at their worksite on First Street.

11/16/17 9:31 p.m. A man told police that he had been dumped by his friend and left stranded in the lobby of a hotel on Meadows Road. Officers gave him a ride to the Barbur Transit Center.

11/17/17 2:28 p.m. A woman asked police what she should do about a male resident of her apartment complex who repeatedly calls female residents names. Officers responded with advice and options.

11/17/17 2:47 p.m. A resident on Melissa Drive saw scratch marks on a tree and told police he was worried that they might have been caused by a large animal. Officers weren't so sure.

11/17/17 3:38 p.m. A youngster who forgot about his after-school program took the bus home instead and found himself locked out of his house. Neighbors and police helped reunite him with his parents.

11/17/17 10:02 p.m. A driver who had just had a new stereo installed in his car was advised to turn it off for the night after neighbors near Eleanor Court and Reese Road complained about the noise.

11/18/17 8:04 p.m. A 15-year-old resident of the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive was reported as a runaway. She was last seen wearing dark-blue, ripped sweatpants and a black hoodie with a sunset scene on the front.

11/19/17 1:08 p.m. Security officers at Marylhurst University found a transient sleeping in a bathroom and called police when he refused to leave. Officers gave the man a ride to a TriMet bus stop.

11/19/17 6:01 p.m. Police were called to the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive after a 12-year-old boy reportedly kicked a 12-year-old girl. A few hours later, they were called back when a staff member and a resident got into an altercation over vacuuming. And then later in the evening, officers responded to reports that youths were assaulting each other. Officers talked to all of the parties involved and determined that no crime had been committed in any of the cases.

11/20/17 5:17 a.m. Suspicious people with flashlights behind a home on Nola Court turned out to be a PGE crew working on utilities.

11/20/17 5:26 a.m. A car owner who parked near Second Street and A Avenue found a note on his car that read, "If you come here again, you'll regret it." Needless to say, he moved his vehicle.

11/20/17 10:28 a.m. An old rusty shotgun was turned in to police for destruction.

11/20/17 7:24 p.m. Police were called to the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive after staff reported that two residents were assaulting each other. No charges were filed.

11/21/17 3:31 p.m. In a new twist to the old story, a goose tried to cross the road at Fourth Street and A Avenue. No one knows why, but the bird was gone by the time officers arrived.

11/22/17 8:15 a.m. A man dressed in a large puffy coat raised suspicions on Westminster Drive when he was spotted going door to door with two other people and a Saint Bernard, walking in yards and holding yellow flyers. Police determined, though, that the group was just distributing information about a landscaping company.

11/22/17 2:58 p.m. A man called police to report that someone had left a car tire on his Greentree Avenue property. Officers disposed of the tire.

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