There's no call too small for the men and women of the Lake Oswego Police Department


6/5/18 9:22 p.m. Thieves stole a purse and cellphone after smashing the passenger-side window on a Mazda CX-5 parked on Terwilliger Boulevard.

6/6/18 12:08 a.m. An irate customer refused to pay for services rendered at a massage studio on Boones Ferry Road and stormed off, employees said. But the man called police later in the day to explain that he was upset about being overcharged, and that his credit card company confirmed that he had indeed been charged twice.

6/7/18 10:36 a.m. A customized Yamaha Zuma scooter was allegedly taken by a Tualatin man in what a Lake Oswego resident told police was a sales transaction gone wrong.

6/8/18 6:58 p.m. A thief grabbed beer and batteries and left the downtown Safeway store without paying. He was last seen headed toward State Street in a gray Honda Civic or similar vehicle with a rack on top.


6/5/18 4:02 p.m. Tools and furniture were taken from a residence while the occupant was in the process of moving out. The incident apparently occurred sometime between June 3 and June 5.

6/8/18 1:43 p.m. A resident on North Shore Boulevard told police he believes someone tried to break into his house sometime in the past three days. The burglars apparently failed to gain entrance, but they did damage the front lock and doorframe.


6/7/18 11:09 a.m. Three unordered packages were delivered to a hotel on Kruse Oaks Drive, leading employees to believe that a scam was in progress.

6/11/18 2:11 p.m. A Lake Oswego woman told police that someone had stolen her identity and was using her Social Security number.

6/11/18 7:14 p.m. Two packages from eBay were delivered to a home on Summit Ridge Court, but the resident told police he never ordered anything from the online company.


6/1/18 4:58 a.m. A woman in a wheelchair told police that she had dropped a mason jar at the roundabout near Millennium Plaza Park and couldn't pick it up. She was worried, she said, that the broken glass could be a hazard.

6/2/18 7:12 a.m. More peacock problems: Three of the ornery birds were reportedly pecking at customers in a parking lot on South State Street.

6/3/18 8:41 a.m. More duck problems: Three baby ducks fell into a grate on Boones Ferry Road, a caller said, and their momma kept running into traffic as she tried to rescue them.

6/4/18 1:11 p.m. Morfe squirrel problems: A passerby spotted a dead squirrel on the sidewalk near Melrose Street and Westlake Drive and hoped officers could remove it before children started walking home from school.

6/4/18 2:27 p.m. A pet owner asked for extra patrols near the intersection of Lake Haven Drive and Lords Lane after her cat was struck by a car. The driver never stopped to see if the cat was OK, the woman told police.

6/4/18 8:34 p.m. A yoga enthusiast took to the roof of a three-story building on Burnham Road to practice poses, prompting a call from a woman who apparently had not taken a deep, cleansing breath before calling police.

6/5/18 12:21 p.m. The grass is overgrown, there's a dead fir tree and there are cars parked all over the yard of a home on Dellwood Drive, a neighbor told police. Two days later, another neighbor reported the same problems, as well as tires stacked in the driveway and mosquitos breeding in an unmaintained pool.

6/5/18 1:20 p.m. A mustachioed man with shoulder-length brown hair was spotted twirling a couple of knives and making stabbing gestures in the air in a parking lot on Pilkington Road. He reportedly left in a white Ford van before officers arrived.

6/5/18 2:58 p.m. A woman concerned about the safety of elderly pedestrians told police that teens were riding a motorized scooter and a motorized skateboard on the sidewalk near the intersection of State Street and A Avenue. It was the third time she'd observed the dangerous behavior, she said.

6/5/18 8:34 p.m. League officials told police they had three baseball games scheduled in Westlake Park, but they were unable to play ball because a group of 20 Frisby tossers refused to get out of the way.

6/6/18 7:49 a.m. Construction crews working on the D Avenue Improvement Project told police that two cars — a Honda and a Saab —had been parked in the work zone near D Avenue and Seventh Street since the project started and now needed to be moved.

6/6/18 11:58 a.m. A mini-dachshund and a fluffy, Shitzu-type dog continue to escape from a nearby house and wander through the neighborhood, a caller told police. This time, she had to remove one of the dogs from her garage while the other followed walkers and barked at them. The dachshund was last seen on Hillside Drive, the Shitzu on Palisades Crest Drive.

6/6/18 2:01 p.m. A homeowner on Oswego Summit told police that a gray-haired man with lots of bags was lying on his back lawn. He looked like he might be homeless, the caller said.

6/6/18 3:20 p.m. A Comcast employee asked police to check on an elderly woman after finding unsanitary conditions in her home.

6/6/18 8:18 p.m. Someone keeps putting dog feces in the portable toilet at a construction site on Lake Haven Drive.

6/6/18 9:26 p.m. A man was smoking and trying to talk to people in the parking lot of the Lake Oswego Public Library, a nervous caller told police.

6/6/18 10:14 p.m. Someone used fake ID in an attempt to buy alcohol at a convenience store on A Avenue.

6/6/18 11:26 p.m. An RV has been parked in the lot at Lake Bible Church for a few days, a resident of the nearby apartments told police, and the generator being used by the vehicle's owners has been keeping him up at night.

6/7/18 9:32 a.m. When a caller conducted an online search to learn more about the solicitor who tried to sell her magazines, she discovered that the salesman could be a convicted felon. That made her nervous, she told police, because the man said he would be back the next day.

6/7/18 10:37 a.m. An environmentally conscious passerby called police after seeing a man pour a bottle of green liquid into a storm drain on Lakeview Boulevard. A group of men were working on cars nearby, the woman said, leading her to believe that the liquid was antifreeze.

6/7/18 7:13 p.m. A woman discovered a note containing lewd comments about her on the windshield of her boyfriend's car. Her partner will be gone for an extended period of time, she told police, making her very concerned for her safety.

6/8/18 4:01 p.m. A homeowner told police she saw two men carrying a metal tube walk across her property and head toward the City's Foothills pump station, where it sounded like they were banging on something.

6/9/18 7:50 a.m. A motorist whose car had apparently broken down on Old River Road near George Rogers Park aroused suspicion when he was seen walking in nearby houses. The man might be looking for water for his car, a caller told police, but something just didn't seem right.

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