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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


6/30 8:36 a.m. A wallet and beer were stolen from a garage in the 3400 block of Coeur d’Alene Drive.


6/28 10:14 p.m. Three cases of Corona beer were stolen from Safeway on Salamo Road.

6/30 7:24 p.m. A theft was reported in the 1000 block of 12th Street.

7/1 12:17 p.m. A woman came home in the 1100 block of Fall Oaks Court to find her ex-boyfriend and her car gone, along with money from her bank account.

7/2 2:28 p.m. An estranged husband was accused of stealing his wife’s prescription drugs when dropping kids off at the house.

7/3 12:11 p.m. A theft was reported in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

7/3 4:37 p.m. A theft of gas was reported at the Chevron station in the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

7/3 5:30 p.m. A cellphone was reported stolen from Safeway.


6/28 6:23 a.m. A suspected drunk driver in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive was determined to be an accident.

6/28 8:35 a.m. Another suspected drunk driver in the 3500 block of Cedaroak Drive was a non-injury crash.

6/28 8:42 a.m. A single-vehicle accident occurred on southbound I-205 south of Highway 43.

6/28 12:32 p.m. A vehicle hit the cart corral at Walmart and left the scene.

6/29 9:20 a.m. A vehicle rolled down the 5200 block of West A Street to a charter school when a man was attempting to disconnect it from a motorhome.

6/29 1:23 p.m. An accident was reported in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

6/30 7:04 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported at 16th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

7/1 12:29 p.m. A suspected bicycle versus vehicle accident at Skyline and Summit drives was just a female falling off her bike.

7/1 2:49 p.m. An accident was reported at Hood Street and Willamette Drive.

7/2 8:15 a.m. A five-vehicle accident happened on Interstate 205 on the bridge. An injury was reported.

7/3 8:19 a.m. A crash was reported at Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.

7/3 1 p.m. An accident occurred on southbound I-205 near 10th Street.


6/28 9:43 a.m. A man and a little girl with no underwear on were seen in the 22700 block of Salamo Road.

6/28 3:38 p.m. A 17-year-old son with a grudge took his mom’s cellphone and refused to give it back because he was grounded.

6/28 3:50 p.m. Survey stakes were pulled out of the ground and thrown into the bushes at the city of Lake Oswego’s water treatment plant in the 4200 block of Kenthorpe Way.

6/28 6:46 p.m. A stolen vehicle was recovered in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.

6/28 7:36 p.m. A caring parent in the 2400 block of Marylhurst Drive teaching a child how to dial 911 actually called the police.

6/28 10:10 p.m. Campers at Fields Bridge Park were told to move along.

6/28 10:48 p.m. Two argumentative females were raising a ruckus in the 2700 block of Lancaster Street.

6/29 11:34 a.m. A resident thinks neighbors are responsible for “shoot(ing) odors from an air gun” coming into a home in the 5500 block of First Court.

6/29 10:32 p.m. Campers at Fields Bridge Park vowed to move on.

6/30 9:31 a.m. Suspected thieves at Willamette Park were really water ski team members.

6/30 12:15 p.m. A juvenile was cited and released for stealing razor blades from Market of Choice.

6/30 4:56 p.m. A man drove by a child’s lemonade stand in the 1300 block of Dollar Street four times, honking, barking and pointing at children.

6/30 9:42 p.m. A parent wanted to discuss a son’s behavioral problems with an officer.

6/30 10:38 p.m. Juveniles in a vehicle in the 2200 block of River Heights Circle were suspected of doing drugs.

6/30 11:11 p.m. Kids “horsing around with backpacks” near Kensington Court and Umpqua Lane worried a resident.

7/1 12:38 p.m. A resident in the 3200 block of Wild Rose Loop suspects foul play as a garage door keeps opening and closing.

7/2 8:23 p.m. A vehicle was found to have two flat tires and feces shoved inside a door handle in the 5100 block of Nelco Court.

7/2 10:58 p.m. Subjects running around and yelling near Dollar Street and River Heights Circle may be on drugs.

7/2 3:06 p.m. A small brush fire was started by fireworks at a Montessori school in the 3100 block of Parker Road.

7/3 1:47 p.m. A woman was passed out drunk behind the liquor store in the 21100 block of Salamo Road.

7/3 3:25 p.m. A suspicious man knocked on a door in the 6500 block of Beam Street and offered to buy a truck.

7/4 7:54 a.m. A trash bag with miscellaneous items was found in a yard in the 1800 block of Barnes Circle.

7/4 9:44 a.m. A large red purse was found in the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.

7/4 2:20 p.m. A daughter on drugs passed out in a backyard.

7/4 4:59 p.m. People riding ATVs through a park in the 18500 block of Upper Midhill Drive were told to stay out.


6/30 6:27 p.m. A German shepherd was running in traffic near Crescent and Ponderay drives.

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