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

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


3/15 6:56 a.m. A purse and phone were stolen from a vehicle in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

3/15 11:05 a.m. A theft of gas was reported at the Seventy-Six station on Willamette Drive

3/16 8:50 a.m. A purse and an iPhone were stolen from a vehicle in the 1500 block of Garden Street.

3/16 4:10 p.m. A Nikon camera was taken from Willamette Primary School.

3/17 12:39 p.m. A theft was reported at Market of Choice.

3/17 1:21 p.m. Identity theft was reported in the 17800 block of Robinview Court.

3/18 8:28 p.m. Gas was siphoned out of a work vehicle in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road.

3/19 11:54 a.m. A shoplifter was busted at Market of Choice.

3/20 11:03 a.m. A man in the 3400 block of Barrington Drive received a tax refund check despite the fact that he has yet to file his taxes.

3/20 4:36 p.m. A wedding ring was stolen from a home in the 2600 block of Woodsprite Court.


3/14 3:46 p.m. A vehicle hit the bridge in the 22900 block of Willamette Drive and got a flat tire.

3/19 10:56 a.m. Two vehicles collided at 10th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

3/20 6:44 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 20500 block of Noble Lane.


3/14 8:06 a.m. A subject dressed in black was climbing on rocks near West A Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

3/14 9 a.m. A man with scruffy facial hair in an unmarked cargo van near Rosemont Ridge Middle School raised concern.

3/14 10:37 a.m. Holes in a fence in the 18900 block of Walling Circle were indeed not bullet holes, just regular holes.

3/14 12:22 p.m. A runaway juvenile was located at West Linn High School and was transported to the juvenile retention center.

3/14 3:59 p.m. A man was followed by a black MMW near Summit Place and Summit Street after a road rage incident that occurred in Lake Oswego.

3/14 4:25 p.m. Meanie neighbors wouldn’t return a ball accidently kicked into their yard by kids.

3/14 4:40 p.m. A lovesick ex-boyfriend keeps leaving items on a front port, such as ripped up pictures and clothes.

3/14 6:37 p.m. Kids were piling rocks and stick in the middle of the street, throwing rocks at each other and hitting cars. The menaces then laughed when asked to stop. Police determined the kids were playing with pinecones and no damage was occurring.

3/14 10:15 p.m. Two girls were seen near the Bolton Primary School playground.

3/14 10:37 p.m. A fishy subject with a flashlight was lurking about the 800 block of Nicole Court.

3/14 11:12 p.m. Possible gunshots were heard in the 20300 block of Hoodview Avenue.

3/14 11:14 p.m. Kids were Rollerblading at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.

3/15 12:09 a.m. Girls buying two cases of toilet paper at Walmart claimed it was for a “school project.”

3/15 3:42 a.m. Loud kids woke up a resident near Marylhurst Circle and Marylhurst Drive and then threw a bottle at the person when asked to quiet down.

3/15 7:55 a.m. A bag with syringes and needles was found in the 5400 block of Broadway Street.

3/15 12:08 p.m. A possibly “drunk or angry” driver was passing cars on the right in the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.

3/15 2:24 p.m. A man at the White Oak Savanna made a son “uncomfortable.”

3/15 5:43 p.m. A solicitor carrying a pad of paper in the 3400 block of Ponderosa Loop was giving folks the heebie-jeebies.

3/15 6:58 p.m. A drunken man was stumbling on the sidewalk near 10th Street and Interstate 205.

3/16 2:10 a.m. An assault was reported at Willamette Terrace Apartments after a man punched another in the face.

3/16 11:51 a.m. A subject was busted placing a “very small amount” of trash in a dumpster at Mary S. Young State Park.

3/17 8:53 a.m. There are ongoing problems with teen parties including alcohol and fights in the 700 block of Marylhurst Drive.

3/17 11:02 a.m. A large party with kids drinking was reported in the 700 block of Marylhurst Drive.

3/17 11:15 a.m. A woman in the 700 block of Marylhurst Drive was gone for the weekend and returned to find there was a large party at her house.

3/17 5:10 p.m. A man contends he has been hit by vehicles five times in the last four years while running near Parker and Salamo roads.

3/17 7:53 p.m. A magazine salesman in the 6100 block of Churchill Downs Drive appeared to be drunk.

3/17 8:53 p.m. A customer at McDonalds was in the lobby yelling and being verbally abusive toward customers.

3/17 9:08 p.m. Banging and yelling was heard in the 2000 block of Maple Terrance. A daughter was upset over her father disabling her car.

3/18 7:50 p.m. A white cargo van with no windows was suspiciously parked near the entrance of a park at Carriage Way and Rosemont Road.

3/19 12:08 p.m. Police checked on the welfare of a woman found to be sleeping in her vehicle in the 5600 block of Hood Street.

3/20 8:15 a.m. Three high school boys were hanging out near Easy Street and First Court. One had the audacity to lean against a house.

3/20 8:13 p.m. A man wearing a sweater and tie who was not selling anything was suspicious in the 1200 block of Willamette Falls Drive.

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