Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
4/27 11:45 a.m. A 34-year-old man was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a West Linn warrant for failure to appear on suspicion of second degree theft.
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4/18 9:24 a.m. A resident wished to speak with an officer about a phone call she received.
4/18 10:38 a.m. A caller was suspicious about a truck that was loading things from a house next door, because she knew the neighbor wasn't moving.
4/18 10:50 a.m. A woman said she was trying to move out from a location and her neighbor was asking the moving crew what they were loading into the truck. The woman believed this was a violation of a restraining order.
4/18 3:50 p.m. A caller said his daughter was supposed to come home on the bus and did not.
4/18 7:38 p.m. A caller said someone sent him a threatening message.
4/18 11:35 p.m. People were skateboarding and a woman was throwing a toy for her dog near the 3800 block of Horton Road. The caller said they were being too loud.
4/19 9:13 a.m. Graffiti was found near the 3400 block of Parker Road.
4/19 9:31 a.m. A caller was suspicious after seeing a woman walk towards her door, then turn around and hang something on a door across the street near the 4300 block of Imperial Drive. 4/19 11:04 a.m. A caller reported an ongoing problem with a neighbor playing drums until midnight.
4/19 12:48 p.m. A woman said two men were arguing and it sounded like it was going to be physical.
4/19 4:05 p.m. A man was refusing to leave a car wash because he felt his car wasn't clean.
4/19 8:34 p.m. Skateboarders were being loud and refusing to leave near the 3800 block of Horton Road.
4/19 9:06 p.m. A teen was sitting on the curb and "looked sad" near Rosemont Road and Bay Meadows Drive.
4/19 10:39 p.m. A juvenile was seen sitting by a fence alone near Skyline Drive and Summit Street.
4/20 6:49 a.m. A kid was sleeping in his car near the 5400 block of West A Street.
4/20 8:28 a.m. Scratches that seemed to be intentional were found on a car near the 1700 block of Maple Street.
4/20 1:08 p.m. A caller said for the last four days, a U-Haul truck would arrive at 11 p.m. at night and in the afternoon a man was dropped off in another vehicle near the 1500 block of Short Street.
4/20 1:14 p.m. A caller wanted to pass along information about a possible suspect in a case of racist graffiti.
4/20 2:20 p.m. A caller said his dad's roommate told him that his dad was "bouncing off the walls" like he was on mushrooms, but that he hadn't done mushrooms and was now laying down in his bedroom.
4/20 4:14 p.m. A man said his neighbor put up a sign that said "25 mph dumbass" near the 1200 block of Dollar Street and he was very upset because "it's a family neighborhood."
4/20 5:56 p.m. A caller said her ex-husband was harassing her.
4/23 5:28 p.m. A caller said her neighbor cut the bamboo plants on her property while she was out of town.
4/23 8:38 p.m. Juveniles had a campfire going on Cedar Island.
4/23 8:58 p.m. A man feared there was an intruder in his home after hearing footsteps downstairs.
4/24 1:19 p.m. A suspicious looking person with no shirt on was doing karate moves and gesturing at people near the 1500 block of Lewis Street.
4/24 1:42 p.m. A "very short" goat with a pot belly was found near 4th Street and 5th Avenue.
4/24 2:18 p.m. A caller said she thought students were starting to "creep up along Broadway more" and parking against the rules. She said there were about 60 spaces empty in the parking lot and they shouldn't have been parking on the street.
4/24 4:28 p.m. A man was making weird gestures at cars near Willamette Falls Drive and 10th Street.
4/25 5:11 a.m. A caller was suspicious after finding three tricycles in a parking area near the 22100 block of Clark Street.
4/25 3:30 p.m. A caller wanted to ask police about a theft that may have happened five years ago.
4/25 5:59 p.m. A caller said a neighbor was yelling at kids in a green space near the 2100 block of Fairhaven Court.
4/25 8:09 p.m. A caller wanted to speak with an officer about a resident who was possibly growing lots of marijuana plants.
4/26 7:59 a.m. A resident said she heard three gun shots from a home near the 6200 block of Preakness Drive and that she heard the same thing a couple days ago as well.
4/26 8:39 a.m. Kids at a bus stop were throwing rocks at each other and being disrespectful near the 2500 block of Limerick Lane.
4/26 2:57 p.m. An unruly person was reported in a lobby near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue.
4/26 3:00 p.m. A caller reported the violation of a restraining order.
4/26 4:42 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 1700 block of Ostman Road.
4/26 5:31 p.m. A suspicious looking person asked a resident if his Jeep was for sale and was "acting weird."
4/26 6:50 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near Willamette Falls Drive and Ostman Road.
4/26 8:44 p.m. A locksmith was "aggressive and intimidating," and kept trying to get into a house after being told his services weren't needed near the 6300 block of Shetland Place.
4/26 10:13 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked near Mapleton Drive and Nixon Avenue.
4/27 8:12 a.m. A resident wanted to talk to an officer about problems with a neighbor.
4/27 8:38 a.m. Someone appeared to be camping at a park near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
4/27 1:37 p.m. A woman was yelling at her adult son near the 2200 block of Brandon Place.
4/27 1:58 p.m. A caller said his father had a "weird encounter" with a Comcast employee who was rude and came into his house.
4/27 5:57 p.m. A caller was concerned that a solicitor was casing the neighborhood near Maxfield Drive and Parker Road.
4/27 9:50 p.m. A suspicious looking group of kids was seen going into a park near the 1900 block of Hall Street.
4/26 1:44 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue. No one was injured.
4/26 3:03 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
4/27 12:33 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 20000 block of Salamo Road. No one was injured.
4/18 11:51 a.m. A woman said she purchased an animal online and received a message that she needed to send more money.
4/27 9:03 a.m. A caller said someone who used to live with her took her credit card.
4/20 7:24 a.m. Two large bags of volleyballs were stolen from a vehicle near the 4100 block of Imperial Drive.
4/20 1:56 p.m. Several bags of cans were stolen near the 2100 block of 8th Court.
4/26 11:54 a.m. A tennis bag, racquets, binder and keys to a mailbox were stolen from an unlocked vehicle near the 2000 block of Tanner Creek Lane.