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The Hillsboro Police Department describes its calls for service between Sept. 12-18, 2022.

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.

Monday, Sept. 12

A man crashed his vehicle into three parked cars near Southeast Alexander Street and Southeast Davis Road. He was arrested for DUII and provided a breath sample that measured nearly thrice the legal limit for blood alcohol content. The man was lodged at jail.

Officers responded on a report of a male driver in a white Escalade with red wheels acting suspicious in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 2300 block of Southeast Tualatin Valley Highway. The vehicle was located at a nearby gas station and the driver was identified as a suspect in a Forest Grove burglary case. Ultimately the suspect was lodged at jail for numerous charges by the Forest Grove Police Department.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Officers on bicycle patrol were flagged down about a transient camp in the 1000 block of Southeast Oak Street and advised the occupants were trespassing and lighting fires at night. Officer contacted two occupants, one of whom was a woman who armed herself with a stick and tried to flee. An officer pulled the stick away, and she was safely taken into custody for trespass and multiple misdemeanor warrants. She went to jail.

A man was arrested after he reportedly entered a person's open garage in the 2600 block of Northeast Aurora Drive and took several items. He was contacted by officers and was found to be in possession of the neighbor's bicycle. The man reportedly tried to enter the back yard of another neighbor, striking the homeowner with a thrown object as they confronted him. The man was charged with theft and harassment and went to jail.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

A man reportedly menaced his mother with two knives and punctured a vehicle tire in the 700 block of Northwest Connell Avenue. He was uncooperative when contacted. However, officers successfully deployed a Taser to incapacitate the man, and he was detained without further incident. The man went to jail on charges of parole violation, menacing, unlawful use of a weapon and criminal mischief.

Officers investigating a residential burglary in the 4100 block of Southeast 69th Avenue identified a male suspect and learned the man had been arrested by the Washington County Sheriff's Office on an unrelated incident of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, and that he had already been booked into the Washington County Jail. Burglary charges were added to the suspect's list of alleged crimes.

Thursday, Sept. 15

A stolen 2011 red Jeep Wrangler was located by officers sitting near the intersection of Northeast 21st Avenue and Darby Street. The Jeep had no plates and was stripped for parts. The vehicle — or what was left of it — was recovered.

A man was called in for trespass and unwanted by a business owner in the 2000 block of Southeast Tualatin Valley Highway. Officers contacted the man and observed he was smoking a controlled substance. The controlled substance was identified as "blues," which is the common street name for pill press fentanyl. The man was on parole, and when his parole officer was called and made aware of his actions, the man went to jail on a parole violation detainer.

Friday, Sept. 16

A man was arrested in the 3200 block of Southeast Cedar Street and lodged at jail on felony assault charges.

A man was issued a citation in lieu of custody after he threw a fire extinguisher at the front desk reception counter at Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center, 2875 N.E. Stucki Ave., causing damage.

Saturday, Sept. 17

A woman was called in by a business employee in the 7300 block of Northeast Cornell Road. The employee reportedly discovered the door to the business smashed in and the woman inside attempting to steal money from cash registers. The woman ran from the business and fled the area in a vehicle as officers were arriving on scene. Officers gave pursuit and used a PIT (pursuit intervention technique) maneuver to stop the vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody after a successful K-9 track. She disclosed to officers she had swallowed approximately half an ounce of heroin and about 14 blue fentanyl pills while running. She was transported to a local hospital and issued citations in lieu of custody for burglary, eluding, reckless driving, reckless endangering and criminal mischief.

A man was arrested near Southwest 185th Avenue and West Baseline Road and taken to jail after he intentionally drank water infused with methamphetamine and then decided to attempt to kick in a relative's apartment door. He was also lodged on an Oregon State Parole Board warrant.

Sunday, Sept. 18

A man drove off in a black GMC SUV after he got gas and helped himself to a donut and soda in the 800 block of Northeast 25th Avenue without paying for anything. The donut thief was not located.

A man was arrested in the 700 block of Northeast Autumn Creek Way and taken to jail on charges of domestic violence (menacing) and criminal mischief. The man barricaded himself in the bathroom of the apartment for a brief time while officers negotiated with him. The man refused to come out, and officers breached the door and placed him under arrest.

Editor's note: The Family Justice Center of Washington County reminds everyone that resources are available if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence or abuse.

If this is an emergency and you or someone you know is in danger, call or text 911 immediately.

The Family Justice Center can be reached at 503-430-8300, where callers can connect to partners' crisis lines, 24/7.

You can also call them individually at:

• Domestic Violence Resource Center: 503-469-8620

• Sexual Violence Resource Center: 503-640-5311

• Safety Compass: 971-235-0021

• Washington County Mental Health: 503-291-9111

Tri-county resources include:

• Multnomah County, Call To Safety: 503-235-5333

• Clackamas County, A Safe Place and Clackamas Women's Services: 888-654-2288


• The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

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