Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
8/21 2:46 p.m. A 30-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of trespassing and third degree theft.
8/22 9:16 a.m. A 27-year-old man was lodged at Lincoln County Jail on a West Linn municipal warrant for failure to appear on suspicion of providing false information to police, as well as a Lincoln County warrant for probation violation.
8/22 11:57 p.m. A 21-year-old woman was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of DUII.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
8/21 8:14 a.m. After finding paint on her vehicle, a caller was concerned that she might have tapped another car in a parking lot the day before.
8/21 1:49 p.m. A transient was digging through a recycle bin at the McLean House.
8/21 4:10 p.m. A caller said someone was tampering with his mail.
8/21 7:09 p.m. Teens were jumping off a bridge at the Willamette boat ramp.
8/21 10:39 p.m. A caller's adult son was out of control.
8/22 12:26 a.m. A suspicious looking man was "rummaging through stuff" at a Chevron station. He was charging his phone.
8/22 7:43 a.m. A suspicious looking "frumpy" person was seen with a holstered pistol and what was possibly a bulletproof vest near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive.
8/22 4:17 p.m. A suspicious looking person was living in a car near the 1500 block of Burns Street.
8/22 6:36 p.m. Kids were skateboarding on tables and refusing to get down near the 3400 block of Parker Road.
8/22 9:38 p.m. A caller said her son was out of control and breaking things.
8/22 10:58 p.m. A caller said someone had gone through her garbage cans several times after being asked not to near Mill Street and Territorial Drive.
8/23 7:04 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 1500 block of Burns Street.
8/23 10:44 a.m. A caller believed someone had been living in a wooded area near the 5200 block of Windsor Terrace.
8/23 3:33 p.m. An unknown vehicle with stickers on it was parked near the 3800 block of Horton Road and the driver appeared to be taking pictures.
8/23 11:11 p.m. A caller said an unknown person was banging on her door near the 22700 block of West Bluff Court.
8/24 7:36 a.m. A man was seen stumbling while walking on the freeway. He wanted to get home to Oklahoma.
8/24 9:37 a.m. Advice was given to a man whose wife was approached by a strange person in Germany.
8/24 10:37 a.m. Suspicious circumstances were reported near the 3400 block of Barrington Drive.
8/24 12:31 p.m. A caller was concerned after seeing someone unload a ladder from a car and climb on his roof, before eventually getting down and driving away.
8/24 1:38 p.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about people ringing her doorbell and running away.
8/24 5:08 p.m. A suspicious looking man rang a doorbell and left "really fast" near the 19700 block of Spring Ridge Drive.
8/24 6:18 p.m. A caller was concerned that kids were going to skateboard down a hill near Marylhurst Drive and Willamette Drive.
8/24 10:53 p.m. Either a gunshot or fireworks were heard near the 2100 block of River Heights Circle.
8/21 2:46 p.m. Two bags of cans were stolen near the 1300 block of Heater Court.
8/21 4:23 p.m. A wallet was reported stolen from a restroom near the 22000 block of Willamette Drive.
8/23 9:03 a.m. A GPS was stolen from a vehicle near the 2900 block of Hunter Way.
8/23 3:35p .m. A theft was reported near the 19600 block of Derby Court.
8/24 4:07 p.m. A caller said a construction crew was stealing her water.
8/22 8:29 a.m. A caller said someone tried to open a credit card in her name.
8/22 3:07 p.m. A caller said someone used her checking account to pay bills.
8/23 12:17 a.m. A man said his friend had been using his credit card to buy things.
8/22 3:30 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. No one was injured.
8/23 3:23 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near Cedaroak Drive and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
8/24 3:55 p.m. A motorcycle accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Highway 43. An injury was reported.