Forest Grove Police Log
- A local business reported that a male employee was seen on camera suspiciously slipping large-denomination bills, determined to be his own money, into a female co-workers lunch box. Officers concluded that no crime had been committed.
- Officers responded to a location where suspicious persons were seen crossing through residents' back yards. Police found a couple nearby picking blackberries.
- A man contacted police to report that shoe sizes in his apartment were being switched, new food being replaced with spoiled food, and that he struggled with occasional digestive issues. He then declined police service with the confidence that divine authority would soon take care of the responsible parties.
- Officers extinguished a small grease fire at a local restaurant.
- A noticeably intoxicated man requested a night-shift officer to serve an eviction notice to his sleeping roommate. The officer explained the proper eviction process, further suggesting that the man wait until he was sober before contacting the court during normal business hours.
- An officer assisted two distressed women who had vacated their vehicle on the side of the road after a large, eight-legged invader had emerged from one of the car's vents. The officer performed an extensive search of the vehicle and terminated the spider.
- Police responded to a store where a man allegedly stole a cake and other items from the deli. Officers located a man nearby with a fully cooked rotisserie chicken tucked under his arm and a mouth full of pizza. He was arrested.
- A dissatisfied customer reported that a local nail salon was making her wait to have her nails redone after she was unhappy with the first job.
- A man called police to resolve a dispute about the care of his elderly father.
- A caller reported that a group of juveniles was destroying property and tearing down a fence. Officers located three teens who were just trying to get a missing basketball.
- Police escorted a rogue opossum from a residence safely back to nature.
- Police were called after several bones were found near a local fishing hole. The medical examiner identified the bones as animal remains.
- Officers contacted a man seen acting suspiciously near a convenience store. After he identified himself as the creator of galaxies and destroyer of worlds, he was asked not to return to the location. He moved along without incident.
- A concerned citizen stopped by the FGPD booth at First Wednesday Forest Grove Farmers Market to report a strange odor surrounding an ATM in town. Officers determined the offensive smell originated from several full garbage cans that were out in the hot sun.
- A woman reported that she received a call about a fabulous prize that she could claim if she sent in a several-hundred-dollar deposit. Police remind citizens that prizes that require payments to claim are usually scams.
- Officers contacted a man seen emptying a case of water behind a local store. The individual, unlike previous such incidents (July 24 Log Entry), was able to prove that he had indeed purchased the case of water for the purpose of emptying the bottles to collect the deposit.
- A woman called police to report she had found a mysterious feather on her floor.
- Officers arrested a man after he broke out all of the windows of his mother's house.