Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
7/22 11:05 p.m. A 26-year-old was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a Clackamas County warrant for suspicion of first degree criminal mischief.
7/26 1:07 p.m. A man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a detainer.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
7/22 12:45 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 2100 block of Greene Street.
7/22 3:33 a.m. A caller said someone was outside his house near the 4000 block of Robin Place. Police found no one.
7/22 9:05 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle thought to be related to a burglary the day before was seen near the 5200 block of Summit Street.
7/22 5:59 p.m. A caller was having problems with a possible stalker.
7/22 11:08 p.m. A homeless man was sleeping in front of Cask N Keg near the 19300 block of Willamette Drive.
7/23 2:13 a.m. A car alarm was going off near the 18600 block of Upper Midhill Drive.
7/23 4:40 a.m. A caller said he was being followed by another vehicle near the 4600 block of Alder Street. Officers determined that it was friends who had a verbal argument.
7/23 1:59 p.m. A suspicious looking group of motorcyclists was parked on the side of the freeway and causing traffic to slow down.
7/23 10:16 p.m. A caller said she heard a gunshot near Fields Bridge Park and saw a big truck speeding southbound.
7/23 11:13 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked facing the wrong way in front of a home near the 22700 block of Oregon City Loop.
7/23 11:28 p.m. A caller said people were "howling like wolves" at a loud party near the 2200 block of Long Street.
7/24 3:41 a.m. A suspicious looking man was sleeping near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
7/24 7:53 a.m. Suspicious circumstances were reported near the 5300 block of River Street.
7/24 9:58 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 1100 block of 12th Street.
7/24 6:47 p.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about a dispute with a neighbor about a dog.
7/24 6:55 p.m. A caller said her son was having an 18th birthday party and they were expecting 24 friends. She was concerned that many more people would show up.
7/24 8:21 p.m. A person was seen trespassing in a shack on school district property near Brandon Place and Dollar Street.
7/25 2:02 a.m. Suspicious looking people were seen trying to get into a car near the 1600 block of Village Park Place.
7/25 3:14 a.m. A caller was concerned about someone who was possibly using a crowbar on a garage near the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.
7/25 7:41 a.m. Two suspicious looking people were seen coming out of the woods near Hidden Springs Road and Rosemont Road.
7/25 7:54 a.m. A suspicious looking person was seen hanging a "large Jesus sign" from a freeway overpass. The person agreed to find a less distracting location.
7/25 11:18 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 20100 block of Larkspur Lane.
7/25 1:26 p.m. A caller said a woman was yelling at a dog, kicked it and threw it into a car.
7/25 1:37 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen showing people a machete at Mary S. Young Park. He was a camp worker and the sword was fake.
7/25 3:08 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle covered in plastic was seen near the 6700 block of Apollo Road.
7/25 5:15 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen pulling a hose around a house near the 5200 block of Summit Street. The vehicle was associated with work being done on the roof.
7/25 5:47 p.m. A caller reported ongoing harassment from her neighbor, who she claimed sprayed her dog with his hose.
7/25 6:52 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near Ostman Road and Willamette Falls Drive.
7/25 7:05 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle stopped at a stop sign for five minutes near Epperly way and Meek Way.
7/26 7:53 a.m. A transient was seen at a splash pad near the 1400 block of Lewis Street.
7/26 12:37 p.m. A man was throwing shoes and either scissors or a pocket knife at a splash pad near the 1400 block of Lewis Street.
7/26 2:22 p.m. A resident reported a suspicious phone call.
7/26 3:23 p.m. A suspicious looking person was sitting in a car with a gun in his hand near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive.
7/26 3:36 p.m. A caller said a neighbor's contractor damaged his property and was on his roof.
7/26 7:32 p.m. A caller said someone spray painted on his front yard. It turned out to be related to utility work.
7/26 7:41 p.m. A man was seen laying down next to the trash behind a building and throwing energy drink cans.
7/26 7:47 p.m. A caller said a "very drunk" woman urinated behind his vehicle and left in a cab.
7/26 8:57 p.m. A man said his girlfriend was having a male guest at his residence and he didn't want the guest there.
7/26 9:58 p.m. A caller said someone broke into a property near the 2300 block of Oxford Street and tried to get into an excavator.
7/26 11:56 p.m. A caller believed he heard construction equipment starting up near Rosemont Road and Salamo Road. It was a fueling truck.
7/27 1:34 a.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend drove up from California and she kept asking him to stay away.
7/27 7:34 a.m. Trash, liquor bottles and soot from a campfire were found at Fields Bridge Park.
7/27 12:56 p.m. A caller received a death threat on the phone.
7/27 3:04 p.m. A caller said her children were acting out because they wanted to live with their dad.
7/27 4:59 p.m. A transient woman was seen climbing a fence to get into an apartment complex near Mark Lane and Willamette Drive.
7/27 6:22 p.m. A suspicious looking man dumped trash in a dumpster near the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
7/27 9:24 p.m. A "large bundle" was seen near Mark Lane and Willamette Drive.
7/28 3:53 a.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about his sister growing marijuana on their property in Mulino.
7/28 12:42 p.m. A suspicious looking solicitor tried to sell an air purifier to a caller's mom.
7/28 1:03 p.m. A suspicious looking person rang someone's doorbell near the 6400 block of Palomino Way and left without leaving anything on the porch.
7/28 3:14 p.m. A man and woman were arguing near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue.
7/28 9:12 p.m. A suspicious looking person was yelling and swearing near the 19000 block of Willamette Drive.
7/22 12:59 p.m. A wallet and Social Security card were taken from a vehicle near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
7/23 12:53 p.m. A burglary was reported.
7/24 1:01 p.m. More than 50 CDs and DVDs were reported stolen from the West Linn Public Library.
7/26 8:11 a.m. A bicycle was reported stolen from a garage near the 4100 block of Kenthorpe Way.
7/27 8:21 p.m. A backpack and fishing rod were reported stolen after being left at Fields Bridge Park.
7/25 3:27 p.m. A caller said she gave personal information including her Social Security number to overseas scammers.
7/22 7:49 p.m. An accident was reported near the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive. No one was injured.
7/24 7:16 a.m. An accident was reported near the 2300 block of Oxford Street. An injury was also reported.
7/25 12:54 p.m. A vehicle hit a mailbox and rolled into shrubs near the 2500 block of Oregon City Boulevard. No one was injured.
7/26 8:27 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was injured.
7/26 1:03 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2100 block of 8th Court. No one was injured.
7/26 5:54 p.m. A vehicle struck two parked vehicles near the 3700 block of Mapleton Drive. It was unknown if there were injuries.
7/27 12:04 a.m. A vehicle crashed near the 1500 block of Marylhurst Drive. No one was injured.
7/28 12:31 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2100 block of 8th Court. No one was injured.
7/28 1:34 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was injured.
7/28 2:11 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. No one was injured.