When it comes to fighting crime in Lake Oswego, there's no call too small for the LOPD


1/24/18 8:43 p.m. A driver was cited for failure to stop and remain stopped after a pedestrian was struck at Overlook Drive and Stafford Road. The pedestrian complained of minor pain but refused medical treatment.


1/23/18 6:06 p.m. A sliding lock was cut and tools and personal information were taken from a storage unit on North State Street sometime in the past two weeks.

1/24/18 8:20 a.m. A backpack was taken overnight from a Kia Sol and a suitcase was stolen from a Hyundai Tucson on Kerr Parkway.

1/24/18 10:30 a.m. Tire chains were taken overnight from a Toyota Sequoia on Meadowlark Lane.

1/26/18 9:44 a.m. A wallet stolen at Lakeridge High School was later recovered by its owner, but by that time the credit card it contained had already been used.

1/26/18 10:49 a.m. A purse was taken from an unlocked vehicle on Laurel Street and a credit card it contained was used before the card could be canceled.

1/27/18 5:45 p.m. A loaded Glock .357 was reported stolen from an unidentified residence sometime within the past couple of days.

1/29/18 5:26 p.m. Homeowners didn't notify the LOPD when someone rummaged through their garage in September, but they filed a report this week after getting distressing news from police in Dallas, Oregon. Turns out officers there just released a suspect from custody who had three of the Lake Oswego residents' checks in his possession. An investigation is ongoing.


1/23/18 9:19 a.m. A Lake Oswego resident reported finding unauthorized charges on her bank card.

1/24/18 4:23 p.m. Someone activated cellphones using a Lake Oswego couple's personal information.

1/27/18 1:33 p.m. When a man tried to activate the iPhone he had purchased the day before, he discovered that it had been reported stolen by a previous owner.

1/29/18 1:43 p.m. Scammers carrying counterfeit $50 bills tried to defraud a host of Lake Oswego businesses on Monday afternoon. A woman tried to pay for her meal at the Flying Pie Pizzeria in Oswego Towne Square and then claimed the employee behind the counter gave her the wrong change; 30 minutes later, a man tried to pass a counterfeit $50 bill at the Mud Bay store nearby; and an hour after that, two counterfeit $50 bills were used at the Starbucks in the shopping center on Monroe Parkway. The scammers then headed downtown, where a man tried to defraud clerks at the 365 Market on State Street. All of the suspects fled before police arrived.


1/16/18 9:17 a.m. Dog feces keeps showing up in the mornings and evenings along Hallinan Street, and at least one resident isn't happy about it.

1/16/18 1:55 p.m. A guest who refused to leave the Lakeshore Inn was persuaded to do so by police, who gave the man a courtesy ride to his mom's house. A few hours later, a different suspect was banned from pubs on North State Street and A Avenue after allegedly bothering customers and refusing to leave those establishments when asked.

1/16/18 1038 p.m. A 15-year-old and a 16-year-old were reported as runaways by employees at the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive. Twenty minutes later, employees called back to say that a 14-year-old had run away. And an hour after that, a 17-year-old was also reported missing, although that juvenile later returned to the facility.

1/17/18 7:10 a.m. In what has become an ongoing problem, the driver of a Coca Cola delivery truck was cited after neighbors complained that the vehicle was blocking Uplands Drive and no flaggers were present to direct traffic. Police told the owner of a home-based business nearby that all delivery drivers would be cited in the future unless flaggers were provided.

1/17/18 9:39 a.m. Police located and removed a railroad spike from the intersection of Boones Ferry Road and Kruse Way,

1/18/18 1:48 a.m. A resident of Eighth Street called police after finding a possum in his house. Officers responded and removed the critter.

1/18/18 2:29 p.m. Police were able to calm a juvenile who was upset about being brought to the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive. The youngster agreed to accompany a caseworker to Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel.

1/19/18 6 a.m. A woman found ID and credit cards while walking her dog along E Avenue. Police returned the items to their grateful owner.

1/19/18 9:17 a.m. A construction crew documenting the progress at a work site on Meadowlark Lane raised suspicions when they were spotted taking pictures and recording video from inside a parked SUV.

1/22/18 1:33 p.m. A passerby became concerned when she spotted a skinny man dressed in a trench coat with a hood pulled up around his face near the intersection of Bryant Road and Upper Drive. Responding officers were unable to locate the specific suspect, but they did see a pressure-washing crew dressed in similar arttire nearby.

1/22/18 5 p.m. PGE and AT&T were notified after a delivery truck knocked down utility lines on North State Street.

1/23/18 11:18 a.m. A woman told officers that a man who was upstairs "in the airwaves" was theatening her and said he would run away if she called police. She said she was also concerned about a "hologram neighbor" who talked to her when her partner was away. Fortunately, all returned to normal when her partner returned.

1/23/18 2:27 p.m. A 14-year-old girl ran away from the Robinswood group home on Christie Drive. She was found 30 minutes later at a bus stop near the Marylhurst campus, though, and returned to the facility.

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