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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


12/7 9:32 a.m. Two vehicles were blocking traffic at Elliot Street and Willamette Drive after an accident.

12/13 7:34 a.m. A three-vehicle accident occurred on southbound I-205 at 10th Street. Two vehicles were towed.

12/13 1:02 p.m. A non-injury hit-and-run accident was reported in the 19500 block of Willamette Drive. The rear driver-side quarter panel was damaged.

12/13 8:01 p.m. Two vehicles were involved in an accident at Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.


12/11 5:38 p.m. A fraudulent sale on Craigslist was reported in the 6500 block of Failing Street.

12/12 12:25 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 1900 block of Sunburst Terrace.


12/7 11:57 a.m. A theft of $300 from a checking account was reported in the 4700 block of Riverview Avenue.

12/10 1:58 p.m. Two packages were taken from a front porch in the 4300 block of Causey Way.

12/10 2:41 p.m. A camera and equipment were stolen from a residence in the 6700 block of Marquette Court. A roommate or the roommate’s friend is suspected.

12/10 7:55 p.m. A Safeway employee was cited and released on suspicion of third-degree theft.


12/7 6:43 a.m. A runaway girl turned up at a friend’s house in the 5500 block of First Court.

12/7 11:25 a.m. A 96-year-old woman in the 1400 block of Buck Street caused concern when she didn’t answer the door for Meals on Wheels. She couldn’t hear the knocking.

12/7 2:02 p.m. Two juveniles were suspected of being under the influence of intoxicants at West Linn High School.

12/7 3:47 p.m. Officers helped a resident in the 3800 block of Ridgewood Way after a power wheelchair slipped off the pavement and the resident was unable to move.

12/7 9:26 p.m. A man under the influence knocked on a door in the 1600 block of 19th Street and said he was cold. He was transported by AMR to the hospital.

12/7 9:37 p.m. A resident feared an egging after seeing juveniles running around near Maxfield Drive and Winkel Way.

12/8 12:26 a.m. A suspected minor in possession party in the 18400 block of Nixon Avenue was a hookah party and no alcohol was present.

12/8 9:44 a.m. A motorcycle on a front porch in the 1300 block Willamette Falls Drive had its cover and seat taken and the bike was knocked into the yard, and a porch railing was broken.

12/8 11:10 p.m. A gunshot was heard in the 2000 block of Ridgebrook Drive.

12/8 11:33 p.m. A loud home theater system was disturbing the peace near Buck and Geer streets.

12/8 11:39 p.m. The music at West Linn Saloon was too loud.

12/10 1:37 a.m. Two subjects were brawling in the 1300 block of High Touch Street.

12/10 7:20 a.m. An empty vehicle was found in a yard in the 3900 block of Calaroga Circle.

12/10 7:40 a.m. An “unsavory character” was seen walking across the Abernethy Bridge.

12/10 10:25 a.m. A man seems to be camping near the river at the Cedaroak boat ramp.

12/10 11:05 a.m. Harassing emails are being received in the 2900 block of Ascot Circle.

12/10 10:20 p.m. Loud music was bothersome in the 19700 block of Suncrest Drive.

12/11 2:14 a.m. Two females and a male were arguing in the 4800 block of Chestnut Street.

12/11 4:28 p.m. Subjects were sleeping in a duplex in the 5500 block of First Court that should have been vacant.

12/12 3:40 p.m. Brandon Dahrens, 28, registered as a sex offender.

12/13 9:28 a.m. Near Blankenship Road and Summerlinn Drive, a suspicious man got out of vehicle parked near a subdivision’s gates and walked up the hill.

12/13 3:15 p.m. A suspected burglary in the 1800 block of Sixth Avenue was just a painting falling to the floor and breaking.

12/13 4:22 p.m. Three loud booms were heard in the 19100 block of Kapteyns Street.

12/13 3:03 a.m. A loud buzzing was heard at the water treatment plant in the 4200 block of Kenthorpe Way.


12/10 2:01 p.m. A neighbor in the 1700 block of Maple Street kicked a dog and threatened it.

12/12 9:22 p.m. A person near I-205 and Sunset Avenue was concerned about a limping deer.

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