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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


3/22 8:23 a.m. Two drivers were involved in an accident on northbound I-205 near 10th Street.

3/22 3:03 p.m. A man was seen driving erratically in the 18100 block of Hillside Court before he hit a wall. The driver was cited for driving while suspended.

3/22 4:03 p.m. A driver reported being pushed off the road and into a guardrail on northbound I-205 near 10th Street.


3/26 11:39 a.m. Unauthorized withdrawals from a bank account were reported in the 5600 block of First Court.


3/22 3:07 p.m. A package was reported stolen from a residence in the 3800 block of Horton Road.

3/22 8:30 p.m. An iPhone was reported stolen in the 22600 block of West Bluff Drive.

3/24 9:55 a.m. A window was smashed and a wallet was stolen from a vehicle in the 5200 block of Windsor Terrace.

3/24 11:38 a.m. Car wash tickets and Starbucks gift cards were stolen from a vehicle in the 5200 block of Windsor Terrace.

3/24 6:33 p.m. An iPhone was stolen from a vehicle in the 5400 block of Windsor Terrace. A window was broken.

3/27 5:57 p.m. A suspected shoplifter at Market of Choice was cited and released for third-degree theft.


3/22 7:29 a.m. A man resting in his Town Car before his next pick-up in the 2600 block of Parker Road was deemed suspicious by neighbors.

3/22 4:23 p.m. A driver of a vehicle was seen “freaking out” near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive. Drugs were suspected.

3/22 7:58 p.m. A hanger found in a driveway in the 1500 block of Sixth Street caused suspicion.

3/22 9:07 p.m. A man walking up and down Brandon Place and Dollar Street was yelling.

3/23 2:09 a.m. Kids were out tipping over basketball hoops in the 2400 block of Haskins Road.

3/23 10:06 a.m. A “for sale” sign in the 3800 block of Fairhaven Drive was found broken in half.

3/23 10:25 a.m. A “for sale” sign in the 2700 block of Beacon Hill Drive was found broken in half.

3/23 10:34 a.m. A loud crash and voices were heard in the 3500 block of Vista Ridge Drive.

3/23 1:51 p.m. A 15-year-old son is tearing a house apart and took his mother’s phone away.

3/23 3:54 p.m. Suspected hoodlums at Willamette Primary School were just spray-painting their skateboards.

3/23 4:45 p.m. Drunk subjects were on the ground in West Linn. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded and brought multiple subjects to detox.

3/23 5:15 p.m. After-hours construction near Buck and Geer streets was bothersome.

3/23 9:14 p.m. A suspicious man throwing books out of his van in the 5200 block of Summit Street was delivering phone books.

3/24 3:12 p.m. Two small children were seen playing near an open second-story window. Dad was unaware the kids were up there.

3/24 7:32 p.m. Two people who appeared lost and did not speak English well appeared at a resident’s door. They were two exchange students.

3/24 9:26 p.m. An unknown person is vandalizing an apartment in the 5200 block of Amy Steet.

3/25 11:27 a.m. Police assisted with a brush fire in the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.

3/25 11:47 a.m. A suspicious vehicle in the 3500 block of Chow Mein Lane belonged to a resident’s son.

3/25 2:26 p.m. Loud music at the skate park was reported.

3/25 3:44 p.m. Skateboarders were bothering folks at Safeway.

3/26 12:25 p.m. Threatening phone calls and texts were received in the 22400 block of Skyview Drive.

3/26 12:52 p.m. Transients are believed to be living in a vacant lot in the 800 block of Nicole Court.

3/26 2:43 p.m. Firewood was reported missing from the water treatment plant in the 4200 block of Kenthorpe Way.

3/26 4:56 p.m. A mother in the 700 block of Marylhurst Drive loaned her daughter a car and she has not returned it after six days.

3/27 1:11 a.m. A suspicious vehicle driving up and down the 3800 block of Horton Road was a teen dropping off his girlfriend.

3/27 5:19 a.m. A window was hit with eggs in the 2900 block of Hunter Way.


3/23 11:49 a.m. An off-leash dog near Dollar Street and Willamette Falls Drive was terrorizing other dogs.

3/24 6:52 p.m. A neighbor’s dog chased a child in the 2100 block of Nolan Lane.

3/25 1:15 p.m. A cat has been loitering in the 500 block of Springtree Lane.

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