Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents.


9/11 4:46 p.m. A hit and run was reported at Market of Choice. A bumper was scratched.

9/11 6:23 p.m. An accident occurred at Arbor Drive and Highway 43.

9/13 3:26 p.m. A five-vehicle pileup slowed traffic on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.


9/8 7:56 p.m. Gas was reported stolen from the 76 station on Willamette Drive when a vehicle drove off without paying.

9/11 7:43 p.m. A scooter was taken from a home on the 2100 block of Charman Street.

9/12 11:05 a.m. A theft of services was reported on the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road. Several bags of garbage were found in a Dumpster.

9/13 12:48 p.m. Two juvenile shoplifters were apprehended on the 5600 block of Hood Street.


9/7 11:09 a.m. High school students are routinely cutting through property on the 5200 block of Amy Street.

9/7 5:07 p.m. About 30 to 40 kids were hanging out at Cascade Summit, were in the road and running inside Safeway.

9/7 5:49 p.m. An aggressive solicitor on the 700 block of Marylhurst Circle wasn’t winning any sales.

9/7 6:20 p.m. Extra patrols were requested on the 22000 block of Shannon Place due to frequent teen parties.

9/7 8:56 p.m. People were frequenting Skyline Ridge Park after hours.

9/7 9:16 p.m. A child home alone became scared when an unknown person knocked at the door.

9/8 12:25 a.m. A home on the 5000 block of Gregory Court was egged.

9/8 12:59 a.m. Three suspected egg throwers were found near 19th and Dollar streets. They were cited for second-degree criminal mischief.

9/8 2:13 a.m. Late-night antics and noise on the 22000 block of Shannon Place were disturbing.

9/8 9:23 a.m. Some shady characters with no IDs were trying to buy a car on the 3500 block of Riverknoll Way.

9/8 12:57 p.m. A 12-year-old was skateboarding on a playground where little kids play on the 1000 block of Rosemont Road. He is also suspected of peeing behind the wall.

9/8 7:45 p.m. A woman is feeling harassed by a neighbor who is filming her and calling her a drunk.

9/8 8:01 p.m. A loud party complete with DJ was heard near Apollo and Athena roads.

9/8 6:03 p.m. An 11-year-old girl and her father were arguing about the contents of a shoebox.

9/10 3:03 a.m. West Linn police aided state troopers after pursuit of a stolen vehicle.

9/10 1:38 p.m. Four subjects at the Chevron on Eighth Court appeared to be on drugs.

9/10 2:55 p.m. A landlord was trying to enter a residence on the 3100 block of Cottonwood Court.

9/10 3:53 p.m. Illegal dumping was found on the 2100 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

9/10 8:41 p.m. A boy and girl lying on the ground near Walling Circle and Willamette Drive were waiting for their mom to pick them up.

9/11 9:03 p.m. Skateboarders at Trillium Creek Primary School were too loud.

9/11 9:08 p.m. Three teens were hanging out near Oak Street and Riverview Avenue. It was “unknown what they (were) up to.”

9/11 11:49 a.m. A woman on the 20300 block of Hoodview Avenue reported her cable modem box was moved from her bedroom to outside the front door. Her son admitted to the mysterious move.

9/11 12:29 p.m. Two small children were accidentally locked inside a vehicle on the 5400 block of West A Street.

9/11 4:37 p.m. A woman about to break up with her boyfriend at Mary S. Young Park was concerned he would be “overly upset.”

9/11 4:47 p.m. A man with a machete was spotted on the 18800 block of Willamette Drive. He was picking blackberries.

9/12 4:05 p.m. Harassing phone calls were being received on the 6200 block of Bridgeview Drive.

9/12 9:57 p.m. A suspicious person approached a home on the 2200 block of Haskins Road, but then left.

9/13 10:55 a.m. A drunk and belligerent subject was causing grief on the 22500 block of Salamo Road.

9/14 9:24 p.m. A female on the 5200 block of Windsor Terrace was scared a subject was in her house. It was her brother.

9/14 1:26 a.m. A subject found sleeping in a room on the 2000 block of Eight Avenue was an employee catching up on work.


9/11 11:41 a.m. A dead squirrel was found below a living room window on the 1100 block of Dollar Street. The homeowner suspects the neighbor.

9/11 8:07 p.m. A neighbor dog attacked an unsuspecting cat on the 2100 block of Volpp Street.

9/13 4:50 p.m. A dog with a history of killing chickens and cats was roaming free near Exeter Street and Sunset Avenue.

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