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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents.


11/9 11:44 a.m. Two vehicles collided at Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.

11/14 5:10 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported at Willamette Drive and Willamette Falls Drive.

11/15 3:53 p.m. No injuries were reported in an accident at Holly Street and Willamette Drive.


11/12 2:20 p.m. Someone is fraudulently using a Pay Pal account of a resident in the 2500 block of Bronco Court.

11/13 6:50 a.m. Fraud was reported in the 1800 block of Ostman Road.

11/14 8:38 p.m. A resident in the 4300 block of Cedaroak Drive received credit cards he did not apply for and statements for accounts he did not open.


11/10 3:43 a.m. Matthew Scott Dollins, 25, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of DUII.


11/10 2:29 p.m. CDs, a TomTom, gold hoop earrings and phone chargers were stolen from a vehicle in the 1700 block of 16th Street.

11/10 3:35 p.m. A credit card and pin number were stolen in the 19400 block of View Drive.

11/11 1:37 p.m. A bicycle was taken from a shed in the 1600 block of Fifth Avenue.


11/9 12:29 p.m. A suspicious character was seen looking in windows from a backyard in the 2000 block of Bay Meadows Drive.

11/9 8:49 p.m. Paranormal investigators were visiting the 2200 block of Crestview Drive.

11/9 9:50 p.m. A “messed up” man was seen walking along the shoulder of southbound I-205 near Highway 43.

11/11 11:47 a.m. Shots were heard in the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

11/11 7:38 p.m. Officers responded to a fire in a bathroom at Tanner Creek Park. A trashcan was set on fire and the fire went up a wall. No real damage was reported.

11/13 10:58 a.m. A suspicious man in the Safeway parking lot opened a vehicle’s door using a coat hanger, and the proceeded to remove the car keys and entered the store.

11/13 1:07 p.m. Someone was living in a tent on PGE property in the 2200 block of Volpp Street.

11/13 9:07 p.m. An intoxicated man approached a homeowner near 13th Street and Blankenship Road and inquired about purchasing a scooter that was in a yard.

11/14 2:31 p.m. A driver in the 4600 block of Fallsview Avenue was seen slumped over. The driver was transported to the hospital.

11/14 4:53 p.m. Litterbugs were throwing trash at vehicles on southbound I-205 near Highway 43.

11/15 4:10 a.m. A man driving slowly near Cornwall Street and Sunset Avenue was “looking for Steve.”

11/15 6:56 a.m. A dirty man on a bike was seen looking into vehicles near Dollar Street and River Heights Circle.

11/15 4:20 p.m. Items remaining from an August garage sale are unsightly in front of a home in the 25700 block of Kimberly Drive.

11/15 4:53 p.m. A suspicious vehicle with bullet holes in it was parked in the 1300 block of Buck Street.

11/16 12:50 a.m. A man in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive was cold and needed assistance.


11/10 5:15 p.m. A dog followed a woman home in the 5600 block of Sinclair Street and then it proceeded to attack her cat.

11/10 7:38 a.m. An injured deer was seen in a backyard in the 18700 block of Rose Way. It was later spotted jumping fences.

11/11 12:03 p.m. A dog was seen running the wrong direction on southbound I-205 at Highway 43.

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