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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


2/24 2:38 p.m. A roommate stole a man’s car in the 1200 block of Orchard Street.

2/26 7:16 p.m. Three kids tried to steal a case of water from Safeway.

2/27 6:52 a.m. A theft of $25 in gas was reported at Astro Station on Willamette Drive.

2/27 3:27 p.m. A theft of gas was reported at Chevron on Willamette Drive.


2/21 8:14 a.m. Fraudulent bank activity was reported in the 2400 block of Michael Court.

2/25 9:37 a.m. Fraud was reported in the 4200 block of Riverview Drive.


2/21 10:12 a.m. A vehicle parked in a driveway was hit in the 3700 block of Summerlinn Drive.

2/21 11:06 a.m. A vehicle hit a tree in the 2100 block of Eighth Court.

2/21 2:05 p.m. An accident was reported at Burns Street and Willamette Drive.

2/24 10:34 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.

2/25 7:48 a.m. A three-car pileup happened on northbound Interstate 205 at 10th Street.

2/25 6:52 p.m. A crash was reported on northbound I-205 at 10th Street.

2/26 5:48 p.m. Two vehicles collided in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.

2/27 7:36 a.m. A driver fled after hitting another vehicle in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.

2/27 11:41 a.m. An accident was reported at Failing Street and Willamette Drive.


2/21 9:15 p.m. A suspicious open garage door and power tools at a home near 12th Street and Sixth Avenue were the result of remodeling.

2/22 7:03 a.m. Folks camping at Mary S. Young State Park were told to pack up and move out.

2/23 12:19 p.m. Recall petitioners setting up a table near Emanuel Presbyterian Church were asked to move.

2/23 6:09 p.m. A resident’s recycle bin near the street was deemed to be A-OK.

2/24 9:45 a.m. A window of a van was broken in the 4300 block of Imperial Drive.

2/24 2:37 p.m. A driver was cited for smoking with children in a vehicle and the children were not in car seats.

2/24 8:53 p.m. A stumbling and possibly drunken man on the freeway near Highway 43 was just released from jail and needed a ride.

2/25 4:34 p.m. Two young boys were riding bikes in traffic in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road.

2/26 8:01 a.m. A resident near 12th Street and Fifth Avenue blocking parking with cones was awaiting a delivery truck.

2/26 8:47 a.m. Items stolen a year ago from a residence in the 5500 block of Broadway Street were returned in a FedEx package.

2/26 4:07 p.m. A young child was seen walking in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road.

2/27 6:56 p.m. A subject was sleeping in the doorway under an orange blanket in the 1500 block of Holly Street.


2/26 7:02 a.m. A coyote was spotted near Carriage Way and Hidden Springs Road.

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