Forest Grove Police Log: Nov. 8-14
During the week, Forest Grove police officers were engaged in more than 391 activities, both reported and self-initiated.
Friday, Nov. 8
• A man reported that the mother of his child had changed the caller's Facebook password. He was advised that this not a police matter.
• Night shift officers responded to a residential street where a driver had crashed their vehicle into a parked car. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants and was later found to have a blood alcohol content more than twice the legal limit.
• A man reported that his stepfather had placed all of the caller's belongings outside of the residence. Officers advised this was a civil matter. However, police responded to the man's location when it was learned a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Police searched the area but were unable to locate him.
Saturday, Nov. 9
• Police were called to an office parking lot where some 20-plus cars and a large group of people had congregated late at night. Officers found a large group of teens who were playing hide-and-seek. They moved along without incident.
• A swing shift officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and noticed a large number of LSD tabs in in the car's middle console. The driver was arrested.
• Officers were tipped off to the location of the wanted man from the day before. The suspect was located at a local motel and arrested.
• Officers checked on a woman who was experiencing hallucinations, symptoms of paranoia and other signs of mental health crisis. She was transported to the hospital.
Sunday, Nov. 10
• A caller reported finding a set of golf clubs hidden near a location where police activity had occurred a few nights prior. Police advised the caller that there was no connection between the clubs and the prior incident.
• Police received multiple reports of a woman walking in the middle of two busy streets after dark. Officers contacted the woman and found her experiencing a mental health crisis. After some coaxing, they were able to take her into custody on a peace officer hold. She was transported to the hospital.
• A caller reported an elderly man sleeping on the sidewalk along Pacific Avenue. Officers contacted the man and advised him to move along. Police contacted the same man later in the day after receiving a call about a man lying in the middle of a roundabout. He declined any medical attention and advised he was fine, just taking a nap.
Monday, Nov. 11
• A night shift officer spotted a vehicle parked in front of a fire hydrant. The registered owner was arrested shortly thereafter when it was learned he had an outstanding warrant.
• A caller reported multiple juveniles vaping in a local park. Officers contacted the group and found no sign of tobacco or marijuana use. The juveniles were advised of the park ordinances, just in case.
• A caller reported a large amount of foot traffic to and from a suspicious vehicle parked in a residential area. Officers found the occupants, who advised their vehicle had broken down and they were waiting on a new battery.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
• A woman reported that a man in all black had entered her home overnight, messed with her cat food and stole a small purse. Police found no evidence of entry or criminal activity.
• A man reported that a copious amount of electronic devices, including video game systems and a baby monitor, had gone missing from his residence while he was out walking his dog in the late morning. Officers are investigating.
• Officers contacted a man who was reported walking around the wetlands without any pants. On contact, the man — with trousers around his ankles — advised police that he lived as a nudist and was appreciating nature, making sure to not be within view of any other people. He hitched up his britches and left the location.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
• Officers responded to a location where a man allegedly threatened a homeless man with a torch and robbed him of $20. Police are investigating.
• Police responded to a reported fight between a man and a woman. On arrival, officers found the female party was intoxicated and had instigated a verbal altercation, during which some clothing had been thrown about. Both parties agreed to separate for the night.
• A caller reported that a man occasionally parks in her designated parking spot and sends her unwanted "kissy notes." Officers were unable to locate the man.
Thursday, Nov. 14
• A hotel reported that two individuals let themselves in and helped themselves to the breakfast buffet. The pair were asked to leave and trespassed from the location.
• A caller reported they had been contacted by a person claiming to be from a "Consumer Affairs Fraud Division" stating that they were investigating a person the caller had been dating online for more than two years. The caller added that they had sent more than $25,000 in cash for plane tickets and business expenses. Police advised the caller to cease all contact with their online partner. Police advise all citizens to never send money to someone you do not know personally.
• A dispensary employee reported that a truck was parked in front of the location, its occupants bothering patrons and begging customers for samples of their product. Officers contacted the subjects but found them legally parked on a public street. The employee was encouraged to call should the occupants come onto their private property.
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