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This week's calls include: an unwanted visitor, threats with scissors and the discovery of a bag of jackets

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Friday, Nov. 5

A verbal dispute over doing the dishes got out of hand between a woman and her daughter. The daughter then refused to leave. She was gone upon police arrival.

A caller reported a suspicious-looking man going through mailboxes along a residential street, and that the man became angry when she attempted to take his picture. Police found the man at his nearby residence and confirmed he was simply collecting his own mail from his own box.

A late-night caller reported they could hear people prowling around and talking in hushed tones in the attic of their apartment complex. Officers checked the premises and attic and found no signs of entry or evidence anyone had been in the attic.

Saturday, Nov. 6

A caller reported a recurring issue with loud music and yelling coming from a neighboring property. The property in question was the university stadium. The call was referred to campus public safety.

A citizen flagged down an officer along Pacific Avenue stating they had an altercation with a resident at the location and had been threatened with scissors. The other resident immediately ran upon seeing police; after a short foot pursuit, officers apprehended and arrested the individual for menacing and unlawful use of a weapon, as well as two outstanding warrants.

Police responded to a report of a possible drunk driver near the intersection of Highway 47 and Pacific Avenue where one vehicle rammed into another in an opposite lane, then fled. Officers caught up with the driver after pieces of the vehicle were left along the roadway. The driver was subsequently arrested for drunken driving and later found to have more than twice the legal limit.

Sunday, Nov. 7

A caller reported their vehicle was stolen from outside a restaurant while they were inside. Police are investigating.

A local hotel reported an unruly guest was refusing to leave the location. On arrival, officers found the guest was angry about a refund. Once tempers died down, police advised the guest of proper channels to going about getting his funds back.

Monday, Nov. 8

A caller reported someone had parked their vehicle in front of the caller's house, told the caller it had broken down, and asked permission to park it there temporarily. Upon being granted permission, the driver reportedly ran back to the car and peeled off at a high rate of speed. Police were unable to find anyone matching the description in the area.

A caller reported they were being harassed and accused of stealing by a neighbor while attempting to take some wood from a pile of construction debris. Officers sorted out the caller in fact had permission to take the wood.

A caller found a folder next to their car which contained some of their old property. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, Nov. 9

A citizen told police an unknown person was threatening to post video of the individual engaged in a sexual act unless the caller sent money. Officers are investigating.

Police received a report that a man known to have age-related memory issues had walked away from his residence in the early evening and had not returned after several hours. The man was ultimately located in Hillsboro during a coordinated search and reunited with his family.

A caller reported a woman was at his residence acting erratically and refusing to leave. On arrival, police found the woman noticeably under the influence of a stimulant, but able to care for herself; she refused medical attention and agreed to leave, which she did without incident.

A caller reported a stop sign near a popular coffee shop was leaning over. On further inspection, tire marks and a license plate were found nearby. Officers contacted the registered owner of the vehicle bearing that plate who admitted to the hit and run. He was issued a hefty citation.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

A vehicle struck a utility box and power pole along 24th Avenue overnight, causing damage. Police are investigating.

Officers arrested a man after he struck another person with a cane during an argument.

Officers were called to check on a subject who was reported lying face down in the pouring rain at a local park. Officers checked the area but found no one matching the description.

Thursday, Nov. 11

Patrol officers spent the better part of the very rainy evening clearing storm drains of debris to allow flooded streets to drain.

An eagle-eyed patrol officer spotted the vehicle from the Nov. 7 theft intact but unoccupied near a local park. The investigation continues.

A caller found a large bag of jackets, many of which were new in packaging, which appeared to be discarded in an alley along Main Street. Police seized the items for safe keeping.

A gas station reported a patron filled a propane tank and left the location without paying. Police located the suspect vehicle and found the patron had become distracted with a call regarding a family emergency and left in a hurry. He promptly returned and paid for his fuel.

Editor's note: Police logs are a partial accounting of law enforcement calls, based on activity reports and descriptions generated by participating police departments. All persons accused of a crime are legally considered to be innocent until proven guilty.


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