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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


10/5 1:47 p.m. Two rifles, camera equipment, a CD case and binoculars were stolen from a vehicle in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

10/9 1:24 a.m. An iPhone was reported stolen from West Linn High School.

10/10 1:48 p.m. An iPhone was reported stolen from West Linn High School.


10/4 10:16 a.m. An accident involving two vehicles was reported on southbound Interstate 205 near the rest area.

10/4 3:31 p.m. A crash occurred on northbound I-205 at Highway 43.

10/4 8:03 p.m. A woman accidentally backed into a vehicle that was blocking her driveway in the 5300 block of Broadway Street.

10/4 8:39 p.m. A large truck hit a cover over the gas pumps at the Shell Station in the 22300 block of Willamette Drive.

10/6 12:37 p.m. A car was reported on the roof of apartments in the 4000 block of Robin Place.

10/9 10:32 p.m. An accident at Webb Street and Willamette Drive resulted in a woman being transported to the hospital and a driver being cited for failure to yield.

10/9 5:06 a.m. An accident was reported in the 19700 block of Derby Street.

10/9 6:39 p.m. A hit-and-run accident occurred in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

10/10 9:39 a.m. Two vehicles collided at Lewis Street and Willamette Drive.


10/4 7:55 a.m. A resident in the 1900 block of 16th Street balked when finding out a petition he was being asked to sign was truly for a logging ban, not a plastic bag ban.

10/4 9:27 a.m. A garbage truck on southbound Interstate 205 was spewing trash on the freeway.

10/4 12:17 p.m. Dump trucks were driving dangerously at Kenthorpe Way and Old River Road.

10/4 5:34 p.m. A resident is concerned about construction near Cedaroak Drive and Old River Road.

10/4 8:26 p.m. People were smoking in the high school parking lot on West A Street.

10/5 12:04 a.m. Juveniles purchased toilet paper in mass quantities at Walmart and left in an unknown direction.

10/5 6:02 p.m. A vehicle’s back window was broken at the skate park in the 3400 block of Parker Road.

10/5 9:06 p.m. A suspicious woman rang a doorbell, jumped up and down and barked like a dog in the 4600 block of Calaroga Drive.

10/5 11:04 p.m. Kids got out of a vehicle in the 5200 block of Nelco Circle and went into a park “possibly to smoke something.”

10/6 12:42 a.m. A drunken man attempted to start a fight in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

10/6 3:15 p.m. A seventh-grader at Sunset Park was heard saying he and a friend were playing a game to see who could hold a gun in their mouth the longest.

10/8 10:02 a.m. A resident in the 5300 block of Amy Street found an unfamiliar bicycle in the garage.

10/9 11:51 p.m. A man threw a glass at another patron at a bar in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

10/9 6:52 a.m. A suspicious beeping was heard in the 2100 block of Bridle Way. The offensive noise was coming from a trash bin.

10/10 8:45 a.m. A house was egged in the 1100 block of Ryan Court.

10/10 12:55 p.m. A man wearing a suit and asking for jumper cables at Albertsons was found suspicious.

10/10 4:06 p.m. Suspicious men near Rosemont Ridge Middle School were handing out Bibles.


10/6 10:08 a.m. A dog was chasing chickens in the 2200 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

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