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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


11/18 11:34 p.m. An attempted burglary was reported in the 19300 block of Robin Circle. This was the second reported attempt.


11/16 6:18 p.m. Two bags of groceries and flowers were stolen from Albertsons in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

11/17 2:36 a.m. A possible attempted theft was reported in the 3600 block of Wild Rose Way. A vehicle alarm went off and a door was found open.

11/17 2:42 a.m. A vehicle door was found ajar in the 3700 block of Wild Rose Loop but nothing was found missing.

11/17 12:28 p.m. A theft was reported in the 20900 block of Fawn Court.

11/17 1:49 p.m. A license plate was missing from a motorcycle in the 1200 block of 11th Street.

11/18 11:57 a.m. An iPhone valued at $800 was stolen from West Linn High School.

11/19 6:21 p.m. An ex-employee in the 5400 block of Windsor Terrace refused to give back a work truck and declared to have “dumped” it in Portland.


11/19 1:57 p.m. Fraudulent charges to a credit card were reported in the 2600 block of Lorinda Lane.


11/15 7:12 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 1300 block of Ninth Street.

11/18 9:33 p.m. A driver was injured after hitting a tree near Barrington Drive and Salamo Road.

11/20 3:38 p.m. An accident was reported at Imperial Drive and Sunset Avenue.

11/21 5:13 p.m. A two-car crash was reported in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.


11/15 8:37 a.m. A pole was down and wires were in the road at Carriage Way and Hidden Springs Road.

11/15 10:05 a.m. Motorists were refusing to stop for school buses near Walling Circle and Willamette Drive.

11/15 1:45 p.m. A missing roommate in the 800 block of Springtree Lane was found in jail.

11/15 8:06 p.m. A neighbor in the 20600 block of Noble Lane was parking in another neighbor’s driveway while they were out of town.

11/16 12:53 a.m. When a resident in the 1500 block of Buck Street answered the door after the bell rang, there was no one there.

11/16 2:15 a.m. A resident in the 6000 block of Holmes Street heard banging on the door and then saw someone running away.

11/16 6:08 p.m. Police assisted fire personnel with a landscaping truck on fire on southbound Interstate 205 south of the Sunset overpass.

11/16 8:10 a.m. A resident in the 1000 block of Epperly Way awoke to a slashed vehicle tire and suspects mysterious late-night doorbell ringers.

11/16 8:20 p.m. A roommate who just moved into the 6400 block of Lowry Drive was “acting strangely” by playing loud music and throwing clothes on the floor.

11/17 8:49 a.m. A mailbox was knocked off its pole in the 1200 block of Ninth Street.

11/17 12:53 p.m. A suspicious vehicle stopped in front of a home in the 1800 block of 16th Street and the driver snapped picture. Police determined the man was a professional photographer.

11/17 12:56 pm. A suspicious package was found in a backyard in the 2600 block of Rainier Place. It was a makeshift sign holder.

11/17 3 p.m. An erratically driven vehicle near Skyline Drive and Woodwinds Court appeared to be driven by a 10-year-old.

11/17 5:26 p.m. Graffiti was found in the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.

11/18 7:29 a.m. A suspicious man was sleeping in a vehicle in the 1100 block of 12th Street.

11/19 7:39 a.m. A suspicious man was once again sleeping in a vehicle in the 1100 block of 12th Street.

11/19 2:26 p.m. A man was busted stealing medication from an open house in the 6400 block of Evergreen Drive and was forced to empty his pockets.

11/19 6:15 p.m. A suspicious person was behaving oddly, screaming and running in the 1300 block of Heater Court.

11/20 3:56 p.m. A subject was pouring an unknown liquid down a storm drain near Forest Court and Wilderness Drive. When asked, the subject said it was just water so it wouldn’t freeze overnight.

11/20 4:54 p.m. A suspicious vehicle near Club House and Santa Anita drives was thought to have been stalking delivery packages.

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