There's no call too small for the men, women and K9s of the Lake Oswego Police Department


4/15/18 12:41 a.m. Reed Joseph Wetzel Maderos, 19, was arrested by University of Oregon police and lodged at Lane County Jail on a Lake Oswego warrant for failure to appear on a DUII charge.


4/10/18 6:10 p.m. Someone's car hit a white Mercedes sedan on South State Street. The driver left the scene, but a witness left a note.


4/11/18 7:03 p.m. A green Subaru Impreza was reported stolen from the Hazelia Field parking lot on Stafford Road. A day later, police found the vehicle parked in a loading dock on Overlook Road.


4/10/18 10:55 a.m. Someone broke into a Jeep Wrangler on Glenmorrie Drive overnight and moved stuff around, but nothing appeared to have been stolen.

4/10/18 11:12 a.m. Thieves took a blue GT Men's Aggressor Pro mountain bike from a home on Parkview Drive. The theft likely occurred over Easter weekend.

4/13/18 10:08 a.m. A Trimet passenger told police that a man boarding a Line 35 bus at the downtown transit center picked up the cellphone he had forgotten on his seat as he got off the bus. He described the phone as a ZTE Blade X Max from Cricket Wireless, and the man as dressed in a camo jacket and tan pants.

4/14/18 8:43 p.m. A skateboard was stolen from a porch on Parkview Drive.

4/16/18 4:51 p.m. A thirsty thief stole three cases of plastic water bottles from a display in front of the downtown Safeway store.

4/16/18 4:56 p.m. A homeowner on Furnace Street told police someone tried to steal a yard ornament overnight and that he caught the entire incident on video.


4/14/18 7 p.m. A Lake Oswego resident on vacation in Hawaii received a call from officers in Grand Ronde who said they had found her business checks and some of her jewelry in the garbage. The items were apparently taken from her home while she was away.

4/15/18 9:13 a.m. Someone broke into a Lake Oswego gym overnight. They left muddy footprints behind, but nothing appeared to be damaged or missing.

4/15/18 12:25 p.m. A homeowner reported that someone had entered a detached garage within the past couple of days and walked off with a bucket full of tools worth several hundred dollars.


4/10/18 7:24 p.m. A homeowner on Tempest Drive told police that her mail had been opened and altered.

4/12/18 1:23 p.m. Someone claiming to be from Kasier Permanente called an elderly woman and asked for her personal information. No financial loss was reported, but a relative was still worried because the woman, who has dementia, gave the caller her Social Security number.

4/12/18 2:56 p.m. Fraudulent checks were reportedly written against a caller's business account.

4/13/18 2:19 p.m. A man closed his bank accounts and called police after receiving what he believes was a fraudulent call from someone claiming to be from AppleCare.

4/13/18 8:16 p.m. After responding to an email that purported to be from Microsoft, a man told police that his computer was hacked and $2,500 was withdrawn from his bank account.

4/14/18 5:30 p.m. Someone has been using a man's identity, he told police, and now his accounts have been frozen.

4/15/18 11:34 a.m. A woman reported fraudulent charges on her Macy's credit card.


4/10/18 6:51 a.m. Suspicions were aroused when a passerby spotted a middle school-age child sitting on a curb near Kerr Parkway and Boones Ferry Road with their feet sticking out into the road. The youngster, dressed in a dark hoodie and jeans, didn't look up or move when addressed, prompting a call to police.

4/10/18 6:57 a.m. Police were asked to check on the status of a homeless person who appeared to be sleeping under a big blue tarp on the side of Stampher Road, just off Highway 43.

4/10/18 8:08 a.m. Employees at the Starbucks on Boones Ferry Road asked police for help after a dreadlocked, marijuana-smoking man twice refused their requests for him to leave.The man had been asking customers for money and yelling near the front door, the employees said, before opting to pace back and forth with his dog in the parking lot.

4/10/18 8:09 a.m. A Good Samaritan called police after finding a check and a notebook planner in Foothills Park. It all looked like "wedding stuff," the caller said, and he figured the owner would probably want it back.

4/10/18 9:19 a.m. The road construction signs near South Shore Boulevard and Kelok Road said work would begin at 10 a.m., a caller told police, and so she planned her day around that — only to find the roadway closed at 8:15 a.m. Workers also refused to let her daughter through, the caller said, despite another sign that said "local traffic only."

4/10/18 3:48 p.m. A homeowner asked police to ban his neighbor from his property after coming home to find the women pulling weeds in his yard. When he asked her to leave, he said, she angrily got up, hit him in the leg with a gardening tool and returned to her own property.

4/10/18 8:11 p.m. Rosie, who looks like a black Lab but has a thinner, smoother coat, ran away from her owner during a walk on Timberline Drive. A couple of hours later, an invisible fence failed to contain a black Lab named Devlin on Fern Place.

4/11/18 4:36 p.m. A man told police he had just received a phone call from his 13-year-old son, who apparantly was being chased and yelled at by his grandmother for refusing to go to his piano lesson. All ended on a high note, though, when the boy's mom arrived to save the day.

4/12/18 6:57 p.m. Police were asked to be on the lookout for a cooperative but confused 24-year-old woman with developmental disabilities who ran away from home and was last seen boarding a bus from the downtown transit mall to Portland. The woman, who reportedly has the mental capacity of a 12-year-old, was described as white, about 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighing 125 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. When she left home, she was wearing a blue hooded jacket, jeans, white Vans shoes and a pink backpack.

4/13/18 8:16 a.m. A resident of Stampher Road reported that a man dresssed in "earth tones" and yellow kitchen gloves was walking up and down her street with plastic wrap over his head. The man was last seen standing under the railroad tracks just off Highway 43, but he was gone by the time officers arrived.

4/13/18 1:20 p.m. A man asked police for help after his Dodge van became disabled near City Hall, saying he had spent the night in cold, wet weather and was in need of assistance.

4/13/18 5:40 p.m. A rental car customer asked police how he could get his briefcase back after discovering that the vehicle had been towed.

4/13/18 3:44 p.m. A neighbor concerned about kids playing in the street told police he asked the youngsters' mom to take them someplace safer. Thirty minutes later, he said, a man came to his door and told him to mind his own business.

4/13 18 8:40 p.m. After getting kicked out of a business on Boones Ferry Road, four kids allegedly headed to a nearby body shop and started throwing old tires around.

4/14/18 3:09 a.m. An intoxicated man tried unsuccessflully to hide behind a fourth-floor ice machine after pounding on guestroom doors at a hotel on Meadows Road.

4/14/18 4:22 p.m. A woman told police that her blind husband left the house to walk their dog and she didn't know where he was. Responding officers helped locate the man and get him home safely.

4/15/18 10:17 a.m. Ron Tonkin doesn't live at her home, a woman told police, but his mail is being forwarded there and she's concerned that someone is maliciously using her address.

4/15/18 12:29 p.m. Officers helped free a family of ducks that had gotten themselves trapped in a storm drain near Mercantile and Hallmark drives.

4/15/18 12:51 p.m. A staff member reported finding anti-Semitic signs posted on utility poles near a church on Country Club Road. She took them down, she said, but wanted police to know about the incident.

4/15/18 1:59 p.m. Parents and two toddlers were reportedly asking customers for money while partially blocking an entrance to the downtown Safeway store. A passerby told police that the dad took "an aggressive posture" when told panhandling with children wasn't right.

4/16/18 8:16 a.m. When a passerby in Millennium Plaza Park told a woman to put her Labradoodle on a leash, she reportedly just laughed at him and said she wasn't going to do anything of the sort. That prompted a call to police.

4/16/18 8:39 a.m. A resident spotted a coyote in a greenspace off Boca Ratan Drive and tried to scare it off by charging at it from the other side of a fence. Her yelling and her dog's barking finally did the trick, but she was worried that the critter might be ill and hiding nearby.

4/16/18 11:50 a.m. A potential Trimet passenger became upset when he realized that his oversized scooter wouldn't fit on the bus, no matter how many times he rammed the wheelchair ramp.

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