What are some of the latest incidents and mishaps in Lake Oswego? Find out.


10/31/16 1:02 p.m. A driver was cited for making a dangerous left turn after a two-car crash at Boones Ferry Road and Douglas Way.

11/3/16 5:12 p.m. A driver was cited for making a dangerous left turn after a two-car crash on North State Street.

11/4/16 9:29 p.m. A driver was cited for failure to stop and remain stopped for a pedestrian after hitting a pedestrian at the intersection of Bryant and Jean roads.


11/7/16 9:56 a.m. Fire extinguishers were taken overnight from school buses parked at the Bus Barn on Beasley Way.

11/7/16 8:08 p.m. Thieves broke into two vehicles outside a Thai restaurant on State Street. A Hermes purse valued at $5,000 was taken from a black Mercedes, along with a debit and credit card; a laptop valued at $800 was lifted from a red Subaru.

11/7/16 9:13 p.m. A workout bag and the clothes it contained were taken from a BMW parked on First Street.


10/31/16 2:50 p.m. Someone applied for credit card accounts using a woman's personal information.

10/31/16 3:36 p.m. A daughter told police that her elderly mother had received fraudulent phone calls and had given out her personal information.

11/1/16 10:55 a.m. A catering order at a local sandwich shop raised suspicion when a customer asked to charge more than the amount of the bill and have the excess returned in cash.

11/4/16 3:58 p.m. Unauthorized accounts were opened and a loan taken out in a Lake Oswego man's name.

11/7/16 11:09 a.m. An elderly woman received a phone call saying her grandson was in jail and that she needed to send money as soon as possible. Oficers disuaded her from becoming the victim of a well-known scam.


10/21/16 9:43 a.m. A mother wanted the person who moved in with her son to be evicted.

10/21/16 10:32 a.m. A man was flabbergasted when five teenage boys suddenly showed up in his yard. He suspected they were ditching school.

10/21/16 12:16 p.m. A mother noticed a suspicious-looking man watching her daughter as she boarded a bus. The mother requested extra police patrols in the area.

10/21/16 4:45 p.m. A woman was surprised to find a construction worker on her back deck.

10/22/16 7:14 p.m. Three 16-year-olds entered the Mormon temple, jumped up and down and yelled obscenities. They were later trespassed.

10/23/16 3:58 p.m. Obscene gestures were exchanged when a car and a bike got too close to each other on Royal Oaks Drive.

10/23/16 10:43 p.m. A woman was frightened when someone tried to open her door late at night.

10/24/16 1:58 p.m. A stranger seen lurking in several yards on Majestic Court turned out to be a contractor.

10/24/16 4:21 p.m. A woman called to thank the officer who she said had saved her life.

10/24/16 4:48 p.m. A man sent suicidal threats to his estranged wife.

10/24/16 4:48 p.m. An AT&T Mobility receptionist reported hearing a woman breathing heavily on the other end of the line.

10/24/16 10:03 p.m. A thin, shoeless man was observed walking in the middle of a neighborhood street.

10/25/16 1:01 a.m. A caller told police that a friend was high on LSD and not doing well. Officers and medics showed up and transported the friend to a hospital.

10/25/16 9:08 a.m. A man was threatened by a former co-worker.

10/25/16 10:20 a.m. When a mother complained about the evidence being collected against her son in a criminal case, she was advised to contact the investigating detective.

10/25/16 4:41 p.m. Neighbors told police they believe people are leaving backpacks with drugs in a greenspace for others to pick up.

10/25/16 6:33 p.m. A parent claimed that a threat had been made against her son and she wanted the threat documented. The suspect later apologized.

10/25/16 6:39 p.m. An angry neighbor smacked a man over the head with an iron gate.

10/26/16 9:59 a.m. A man standing at the entrance to Safeway pretended to be talking on his phone whenever women passed by.

10/26/16 11:27 a.m. A man wearing a fedora and sunglasses was observed walking down Monroe Parkway and attempting to get into cars.

10/26/16 11:39 a.m. A woman reported that her ex had been threatening and verbally abusing her, and she was concerned for her safety.

10/26/16 2:25 p.m. A woman reported being bombarded with calls from a telephone scammer.

10/27/16 12:58 a.m. A boyfriend who had suffered a nervous breakdown was now threatening to commit suicide.

10/27/16 10 a.m. A distraught customer came into a shop and told an employee that she was meeting an attorney there because her husband was being abusive.

10/27/16 1:52 p.m. A woman discovered a backpack full of empty alcohol bottles.

10/27/16 1:56 p.m. A woman was victimized by a road rager who flipped her off on Boones Ferry Road.

10/27/16 2:22 p.m. A man told police he had found the car that he had previously reported as stolen. Turns out he had just forgotten where he had parked it.

10/27/16 4:11 p.m. After a woman was evicted from her apartment, her dog ran away.

10/27/16 5:37 p.m. Police were asked to capture two dogs that were running loose in traffic near Longfellow Avenue.

10/27/16 5:42 p.m. A reader objected to a posting about a vicious dog on Facebook.

10/27/16 7:31 p.m. A woman complained to police about two men who had tried to sell her windows.

10/27/16 8:37 p.m. Hotel employees locked out a guest who did not pay the bill and told police they fear illegal activity had occurred in the room.

10/27/16 10:16 p.m. Passersby reported seeing a BMW being driven around and around in circles on Jefferson Parkway. When police stopped the car, they found that the driver

and a friend were simply listening to a new album at high volume.

10/27/16 10:29 p.m. A woman informed police that she was afraid a friend is drinking alcohol again and asked them to keep a lookout for drinking parties.

10/28/16 5:45 a.m. Neighbors spotted a four-door sedan parked in front of a vacant house, with the car's trunk open and its driver looking like he was ready to start loading items. Turns out, though, that the man was simply trying to change a flat tire.

10/29/16 12:29 a.m. Employees at a local establishment called police when a man wouldn't stop pounding on the women's restoom door and yelling for his ex-wife. He was trespassed by police.

10/29/16 7:21 p.m. Passersby spotted someone trying to start a fire on the sidewalk along Third Street. Police extinguished the small paper fire, but they were unable to locate the perpertrator.

10/29/16 11:52 p.m. Teenagers were suspected of wandering through a neighborhood and tearing up Halloween decorations, but police were unable to locate the hooligans.

10/30/16 12:04 p.m. Customers at a local eatery were screaming and cursing about the scrambled eggs they had been served. No word on whether they were also upset by the bacon.

10/30/16 5:12 p.m. The driver speeding erratically through the Marylhurst campus was not drunk, police discovered. He just wasn't a very good driver.

10/31/16 8:40 a.m. Graffiti was sprayed on the walls of the tunnel near Independence Avenue and Jefferson Parkway overnight. When police arrived, the paint was still wet, but the perpetrators could not be located.

10/31/16 12:25 p.m. More graffiti was reported to police, this time on the playground, in a doorway and on a brick wall at Lake Grove Elementary School.

10/31/16 12:27 p.m. Still more graffiti was discovered, this time at the Masonic Lodge on Second Street.

10/31/16 6:48 p.m. Police confronted a group of eight juveniles near the Bryant Woods pool after reports that they had smashed a pumpkin earlier in the day and "looked like they were going to cause trouble."

10/31/16 8:03 p.m. Fireworks aren't usually part of a traditional Halloween celebration, but that's what residents on Blue Heron Drive told police they had heard. Officers were unable to locate the culprits.

11/1/16 9:58 a.m. A delivery truck got stuck on a curve and partially blocked the roadway near Hillside Drive and Mayors Lane. Responding officers helped get the truck back on its way.

11/1/16 10:47 a.m. A resident of an apartment complex reported that a suspicious person in a black beanie was looking into her kitchen window. Turns out it was just an employee of the complex who was putting flyers on apartment doors and looking into windows to see if units were vacant.

11/2/16 2:06 a.m. LOCOM dispatchers receieved a call from a woman who could be heard yelling "I would never call the cops on you!" Well, that's exactly what she did by dialing 911 — and officers responded to the home, where they found two intoxicated people and separated them for the night.

11/2/16 5:07 a.m. Police were forced to euthanize a deer that was hit by a car but not killed near the intersection of Burnham Road and Highway 43.

11/2/16 10:37 a.m. The suspicious person reported hanging around City Hall turned out to be a City employee.

11/2/16 11:51 a.m. A deceased rat was removed from the corner of First Street and B Avenue.

11/2/16 12:43 p.m. Police disposed of a backpack and the broken bong it contained after a woman found the drug paraphernalia on Fernwood Drive.

11/3/16 6:27 a.m. A red-and-tan terrior mix named Missy went missing during a trip to Safeway. Her owner was especially worried because Missy has hearing and vision loss.

11/3/16 1:03 p.m. Two off-leash pugs charged at a woman as she walked along Diane Drive.

11/4/16 10:47 a.m. A resident on Deer Oak Avenue found a "SE 8th/SE Spokane Street" sign in her yard. Police notified street maintenance crews in Portland, who promised to retrieve the sign.

11/4/16 12:49 p.m. A man and woman used sidewalk chalk to draw on stairs near Millennium Plaza Park. The couple cleaned up their handiwork, though, and no charges were filed.

11/6/16 1:37 p.m. Political signs were removed from the public right-of-way near the intersection of Boones Ferry Road and Kruse Way.

11/7/16 8 a.m. A woman asked to speak with an officer about ongoing issues with people who are sending microwaves to disrupt her reality.

11/7/16 4:33 p.m. A confused, incoherent man was discovered in the back room of a local drugstore. Police stayed with him until his wife picked him up.

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