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

THEFTS

9/12/18 4:26 p.m. A man told police he had lost his wallet somewhere in Lake Oswego and that his credit card had already been used.

9/16/18 10:26 a.m. A lockbox was stolen sometime overnight from a vacant house for sale. The listing agent asked for extra police patrols until she could meet a locksmith at the house.

9/17/18 6:52 a.m. Five-gallon gas cans were stolen, a hose was damaged and a fence was cut at a construction yard on McEwan Road.

9/17/18 11:06 a.m. Thieves smashed the right rear window and stole an empty guitar case from a black Chrysler 200 on Aspen Street.

STOLEN VEHICLES

9/14/18 2:38 p.m. A custom-built utility trailer woith $3,500 was stolen from a business on Jean Road. The 12-foot-by-6-foot, gray-and-white trailer was described as "fairly beat up."

FRAUD

9/11/18 11:03 a.m. Sprint urged a woman to call police after she reported that her boss had received a credit application in the mail that contained the right address but had someone else's name on it.

9/13/18 3 p.m. A Lake Oswego man received a debit card in the mail with his name on it from a bank with which he doesn't do business.

9/15/18 12:28 p.m. A woman signed documents and agreed to make payments to a moving company after first telling police she thought she was being scammed.

MISC.

9/9/18 5:50 p.m. A drinking fountain in Westlake Park has been running for a while and won't shut off, a passerby told police.

9/10/18 11:20 a.m. A passerby asked police for help locating the owner of a box full of old letters, cards and other material that he found in the road near Boones Ferry Road and Madrona Street.

9/10/18 11:24 a.m. The manager of a charity's donation station told police that an employee found a pound of marijuana in a donated plastic bag and jar. The charity could not accept the gift, he said, and so he asked police to come pick it up.

9/10/18 4:30 p.m. Young hooligans were reportedly throwing rocks from the field behind a home on Cherry Crest Avenue. One of the projectiles hit a window, the home's owner told police.

9/11/18 6:35 a.m. The manager of a downtown hotel called police to report that a guest was throwing her belongings into the lake.

9/11/18 1:57 p.m. A passerby told police she was worried about a high school-age girl who was sitting on the curb near Boones Ferry Road and Douglas Way with her feet in the street and her head pointed downward. The girl was dressed in a gray hoodie and pink flip flops, the caller said.

9/11/18 8:50 p.m. The owner of a home under construction told police that a neighbor had called earlier to report that someone with a flashlight appeared to be going through the house. The neighbor said everything looked fine now, but the owner hoped an officer could swing by to make sure.

9/12/18 8:58 a.m. A homeowner asked for extra police patrols after someone in a dark-colored Mercedez pulled into a driveway, angled the car's headlights at a security camera and then walked in the direction of the garage or backyard. There was no damage or sign of forced entry, the homeowner said, but the suspect was off camera for 22 seconds.

9/12/18 9:19 a.m. A woman told police that her neighbor is a racist and had said scary things to her and her family in the past.

9/12/18 1:08 p.m. A concerned caller notified the Department of Human Services and asked police to check on the well-being of a 10-year-old boy who allegedly sleeps in the same bed as his grandmother. Two other males may also be living in the house, the caller said.

9/12/181:33 p.m. A shopping cart full of garbage was spotted on a sidewalk near Kruse Way and Mercantile Drive. The person who left it there was nowhere to be seen.

9/12/18 3:39 p.m. The driver of a black Toyota Prius was smoking marijuana, according to the motorist in the car behind him, who told police she could smell the pot from her vehicle.

9/13/18 2:25 a.m. A woman told police that water was leaking underneath the dishwasher in her apartment, even though she doesn't use the appliance. It's happened before, she said, but never with so much water — and what's worse, she couldn't find the emergency number to call for repairs.

9/13/18 10:19 a.m. Neighbors on White Oaks Drive continually walk in the middle of the street instead of on the sidewalk, a man told police, and then they yell at him whenever he drives by.

9/13/18 10:40 p.m. What happens when you borrow money from someone in New York and don't pay it back on time? A Lake Oswego man told police he has been receiving threatening phone calls, including one from a man who said he and his "friends" would take the first flight available to Portland if the loan wasn't repaid immediately.

9/14/18 7:57 a.m. A large yacht appeared to be stuck on the beach at George Rogers Park, a caller told police. Responding officers connected the boat's owners with the U.S. Coast Guard for assistance.

9/14/18 9:57 a.m. A City employee alerted police to a homeless camp that had apparently been set up near the old Walmart store at Jean and Boones Ferry roads. Officers responded but found no one at home.

9/14/18 10:29 a.m. Dog excrement has been piling up on a nearby apartment patio, a concerned neighbor told police, leading to fears of possible animal neglect. Recently, the caller said, the dog spent an entire day barking at construction workers with no intervention by its owner.

9/14/18 11:43 During a family visit to Lake Oswego in August, a neighbor reportedly asked a woman's granddaughter to pose for photographs. When the girl's mother confronted the photographer and asked him to turn over the images, he refused — and now, the woman said, it appears as if the man is moving out of his apartment before the issue can be resolved.

9/14/18 2:30 p.m. A man with a shopping cart was staring at everyone from a wooded area just off Kruse Oaks Drive and making people uncomfortable, a caller said. Police determined the gentleman did not pose a threat.

9/14/18 2:53 p.m. When a charter bus broke down near Kruse Way and Carman Drive, its driver asked police to help direct traffic while passengers disembarked.

9/14/18 11:42 p.m. A sleepy neighbor told police that a noisy party near Oak and Bickner streets was keeping her awake. She was also worried, she said, that the partiers were drinking and might drive while intoxicated.

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