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


6/13/18 4:25 p.m. Anthony James Faught, 36, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on a Lake Oswego warrant for failure to appear on a charge of driving while suspended.


6/13/18 5:59 p.m. A bicycle was reported stolen from the parking lot of a grocery store on Boones Ferry Road and then returned to the store a couple of hours later.

6/18/18 10:02 a.m. A resident of Palisades Terrace Drive told police that someone stole his garbage can, and he can't get a new one, he said, until he files a police report.


6/14/18 6:14 a.m. A Subaru Crosstrek was stolen in front of a house on Fifth Street.


6/12/18 10:28 a.m. A woman told police she thinks she's the target of a scam because she keeps getting safety recalls for vehicles she doesn't own.

6/12/18 1:33 p.m. A Tigard resident told police he believes there's a skimming device on the pumps at a Lake Oswego gas station, and that someone used it to steal his credit card number.

6/12/18 3 p.m. A woman received a letter from a credit union congratulating her on being approved for a new credit card. The problem, she told police, is that she didn't apply for the card, which was opened under her maiden name.

6/12/18 3:51 p.m. A Lake Oswego woman told police she was denied employment because someone had stolen her identity and was fraudulently using her Social Security number.

6/16/18 2:37 p.m. A woman who lost her wallet the day before at a grocery store on Boones Ferry Road told police that she had just been alerted that someone was attempting to use her credit cards.


6/9/18 9:58 a.m. A concerned passerby called police when he spotted a Blue Heron that looked to be tangled in fishing line. The bird was about 5-10 feet from shore behind the Lakeshore Inn, the caller said, and it appeared to be struggling to stay above water.

6/9/18 12:13 p.m. A driver's education instructor arrived at Uplands Elementary School to teach a class, only to find the doors locked and the alarm system beeping. There didn't appear to be any suspicious activity in progress, the teacher said.

6/9/18 1:44 p.m. A woman tried calling the Audobon Society after finding an injured bird in her backyard, only to discover that the nonprofit was closed on weekends. The bird had been there for two days, she told police, and she wasn't sure what else to do.

6/9/18 9:01 p.m. A woman insisted that she had two $20 bills in her pocket earlier in the evening, but only $1 bills were there when she got home. Someone may have picked her pockets, she told officers, although she wasn't entirely sure what happened.

6/10/18 5:51 a.m. A caller asked for advice about how to evict his son, who he said was being loud at night and had broken the window in his room. The upset father also asked for help with "fixing the 911 button" on his phone, saying it wouldn't connect him to emergency dispatchers.

6/10/18 9:32 a.m. A man with long brown hair and a mustache raised suspicions when he was seen walking up to parked cars on Tamaway Drive and checking to see if they were locked. When one woman asked him where he lived, he said "Planet Earth" and then headed on foot toward Bryant Road.

6/10/18 10:30 a.m. A member of the housekeeping crew at Marylhurst University found a purse in the trash, leading authorities to believe that it might have been dumped after a concert at the school the night before.

6/10/18 3:41 p.m. Firefighters used a blood-pressure cuff to create a gap in the driver's side door and a wooden stake to pop the lock on a truck parked on Carman Drive, freeing a child who was locked inside. The child was uninjured.

6/11/18 6:08 a.m. Two child car seats were left at the northbound bus stop near Touchstone and Kerr Parkway.

6/11/18 10:40 a.m. An ex-boyfriend is refusing to return the Lenovo laptop he took from a Lake Oswego woman's apartment until she takes him off the lease, the woman told police, but she wants the computer back first.

6/11/18 12:27 p.m. When a City employee went to check on a median and sprinkler heads at the intersection of Bangy and Meadows roads, he noticed what looked like the remnants of a car crash. Among the debris he found: a wallet containing credit cards and other items.

6/11/18 1:27 p.m. That squealing you might have heard coming from the area around Douglas Circle and Lanewood Street wasn't from the tires of vehicles quickly pulling to the side of the road. It was the sound of the baby pig that several mototrists say they saw wandering around in traffic.

6/11/18 4:44 p.m. A resident of First Street told police that a drone had been flying around the downtown area for more than two hours and at one point hit his balcony. It's an ongoing safety issue, the caller said.

6/11/18 9:11 p.m. Someone in a dark gray sedan threw an egg at a man as he walked near Overlook and Hillside drives.

6/12/18 6:57 a.m. A tattooed woman and a man in flannel pajamas parked an RV with punched-out, paper-covered windows and a blue Subaru overnight on Chapman Way, a neighbor told police. The couple apparently went to the bathroom outside and left trash behind when they drove away in the morning.

6/12/18 9:28 a.m. A man placed a ladder against a power pole near Shakespeare Street and Carman Drive and looked like he was about to climb it, prompting a call to police from a concerned passerby.

6/12/18 12:19 p.m. Transients were sleeping in a service elevator and on the grounds of a commercial building on Kerr Parkway, a caller said, and one of the people had allegedly stolen bread from a tenant. Several hours later, the owner of the building called back to say that a homeless man was now setting up camp in the parking lot.

6/12/18 3:57 p.m. A motorist told police that she had watched as a speeding Honda CRV nearly hit two young girls in the crosswalk at Fifth Street and A Avenue, slamming on the breaks just in time to avoid the pedestrians as they ran across the right lane. The caller wrote down the car's license plate number and gave it to dispatchers.

6/12/18 4:29 p.m. A youngster created what one neighbor believed to be a hazard on Andrews Road by racing his remote-control car on the street. The toy may have been going as fast as 40 mph, the caller said.

6/12/18 6:13 p.m. An anonymous caller told police that a party featuring drugs and drinking was going to start around 8 p.m.

6/12/18 9:30 p.m. Someone left a suitcase near the poop-bag dispenser at the off-leash area in McNary Park.

6/13/18 10:21 a.m. An injured crow was removed from a parking lot on Lake Bay Court.

6/13/18 1:53 p.m. A motorist reported that there were nails in the left-turn lane from Boones Ferry Road onto Firwood Road.

6/13/18 8:45 p.m. A three-legged golden retriever with a blue polka-dot collar was found wandering on Virginia Way.

6/13/18 9:51 p.m. Two teenage girls were reportedly running topless across the baseball fields at Westlake Park, but the exhibitionists were nowhere to be found when police arrived.

6/13/18 11:12 p.m. A group of 8-10 teens were drinking and smoking pot in Southwood Park, a neighbor told police, and their cars were parked in the wrong direction on a nearby street.

6/14/18 11:17 a.m. Two adults and four children were lying in the middle of Old River Road and refusing to leave, a caller told police. Two vehicles had already come by and had to swerve to avoid the group, the caller said.

6/14/18 1:50 p.m. A neighbor has been taking photos through the window of a man's apartment on Pacific Highway, prompting the resident to ask police for clarification about the "rules" for such behavior.

6/14/18 10:08 p.m. A widow told police that her upstairs neighbor was causing a ruckus by pounding on the walls and ceiling. She called back an hour later to say that he had started right back up after an officer left the scene.

6/15/18 5:47 a.m. Three people moved into the apartment below and now the whole place smells "toxic," a caller told police — especially the bathroom. It's so bad, the woman said, that even her dog is vomitting.

6/15/18 9:12 a.m. Somebody sprayed graffiti on the roadway in the 500 block of Fifth Street, a man said, and he thinks the suspect lives in the area.

6/15/18 12:48 p.m. A worried father asked if officers could use GPS to track where his daughter's phone was located at midnight on June 12. Something bad might have happened to her at that time, he said, but he doesn't want to ask her unless he can confirm that she was out of the house.

6/15/18 10:22 p.m. The driver of a red sedan aroused suspicion when he pulled up in front of a vacant house, jumped the fence and started rummaging through stuff, He told a neighbor he was just "going pee," but that wasn't enough to stop a call to police.

6/17/18 1:18 a.m. Officers were immediately dispatched after receiving a text to 911 that said, "I am home alone is it possible to have someone come check through the house. My back door was unlocked and a few doors were ajar." Fortunately, everything checked out OK.

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