No call is too small for the Lake Oswego Police Department


3/2/17 2:15 a.m. A 21-year-old driver was cited for reckless driving after his Subaru Legacy went over an embankment and crashed near Palisades Terrace and South Shore Boulevard.

3/3/17 8:05 a.m. A 50-year-old driver was cited for failure to avoid a stopped vehicle after a collision at the intersection of Kruse Way and Kruse Oaks Drive.


2/28/17 9 a.m. Miscellaneous items were taken from a vehicle on Kerr Parkway.

3/1/17 8:52 a.m. A package worth an estimated $130 was taken from a porch.

3/3/17 2:54 p.m. A lockbox was taken and an outdoor facuet was damaged at a home on Trillium Woods.


3/6/17 8 p.m. A man's Social Security Number was used to file a fruadulent tax return.


2/23/17 10:05 a.m. A water truck siphoned water from a hydrant on A Avenue. There's no penalty for that, apparently, but the City's maintenance department says it really does want to be notified in advance.

2/23/17 11:34 a.m. A leather couch was reportedly reclining on the sidewalk near Greentree Avenue and Greentree Road.

2/23/17 12:12 p.m. A golden retriever walked into the Wells Fargo branch on A Avenue. Whether it was there to make a deposit is unclear.

2/23/17 1:23 p.m. A caller told police that someone is accessing his computer and sending death threats via remote access.

2/24/17 12:57 p.m. A woman told police that her husband was missing, but it turns out he was only spending the day at a golf show.

2/24/17 11:04 p.m. Parents were called to pick up their kids after police were dispatched to Avery Lane, where six juveniles had been ringing door bells, running away and playing after hours in a nearby park.

2/25/17 9:50 a.m. A dark-haired man in green sweats was ushered out of the kitchen at the Lake Oswego United Methodist Church after he was spotted scooping up loose change. He later told police he had used the money to buy a soda.

2/25/17 12:12 p.m. A passerby was bothered by protesters' signs and the use of vulgar language outside a computer repair shop on State Street. Additional complaints were lodged later in the day, but police said no crime had been committed.

2/25/17 12:19 p.m. A man found a bag containing marijuana, full liquor bottles and pills in a wooded area behind his house.

2/25/17 2:25 p.m. A concerned father called police to say he was worried that his daughter might be involved in drug-related activity.

2/25/17 6:13 p.m. A woman got an alert on her phone saying that somneone had entered her house. She thought it could be her ex-husband or daughter, but the house was empty when police arrived.

2/27/17 3:06 p.m. A woman who was away from her home for two months returned to find extremely high water bills waiting for her. After a plumber was unable to locate any leaks, the homeowner now believes someone was pilfering her water while she was gone.

2/27/17 5:57 p.m. An apartment dweller told police that despite a chat with the manager, the woman who lives above him plays her music so loud and jumps so much that the windows shake. But police say the real culprit may actually be a 3-year-old who lives with the woman upstairs.

2/27/17 8:16 p.m. Police were asked to look for a man who was so upset during a meeting at City Hall that he slammed his chair and stormed out of the building. Officers checked the area, but the man, who reportedly was wearing worn-out jeans and a hooded jacket, could not be located.

2/27/17 10:48 p.m. A woman complained to police that her mother-in-law was refusing to relinquish her tax refund.

2/28/17 11:23 a.m. Five days after someone set fire to their drop box on South Shore Boulevard, Lake Oswego Lions Club officials told police they wanted to file an official report.

2/28/17 11:51 a.m. A woman found fresh blood on the back patio of her home, which backs up to a wooded area. She told police that she believed the mess probably came from an animal, and officers agreed.

2/28/17 2:31 p.m. Police officers were unable to make contact with the owners of a couch that blocked a sidewalk for five days, but they were able to move the furniture onto adjacent property and left a note for the owners to call them.

3/1/17 11:55 a.m. A student working on her master's degree wondered if officers could help with a project by answering a few questions.

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