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Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Lake Oswego Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


1/24 4:48 p.m. Two vehicles collided near South Shore Boulevard and McVey Avenue. No one was injured.

1/25 9:20 a.m. Two vehicles collided near the 100 block of E Avenue. No one was injured.

1/25 1:06 p.m. An accident was reported near the 500 block of 4th Street. It was unknown if anyone was injured.

1/25 4:17 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 4800 block of Meadows Road. No one was injured.


1/24 12:36 p.m. A diaper bag with an epi pen was reported stolen from a vehicle that had its window smashed at an undisclosed location.

1/24 7:25 p.m. Multiple Columbia backpacks, children's clothes and ski gear were stolen from an unlocked vehicle near the 5200 block of Coventry Court.

1/25 11:28 a.m. A purse and wallet were reported stolen from a vehicle near the 19500 block of Perch Street.

1/25 11:52 a.m. A drill valued at $150 was stolen from a shed near the 100 block of Church Street.

1/26 12:13 p.m. A garage door opener, two pairs of sunglasses, change and a first aid kit were stolen from an unlocked vehicle near the 100 block of Garibaldi.

1/27 7:59 a.m. Items were stolen from a job site trailer near the 40 block of Eagle Crest Drive.

1/27 10:00 a.m. A purse was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle near the 4500 block of Parkview Drive.


1/27 8:59 a.m. A man said someone impersonated him by email and money may have been involved.

1/27 3:11 p.m. Identification theft was reported.


1/16 3:39 a.m. A car had been parked for over an hour with its lights on and on the wrong side of the road near Greentree Road and Fernwood Drive.

1/16 4:48 a.m. A purse with a vehicle key and debit/credit cards was stolen from a vehicle near the 17300 block of Oak Meadow Lane.

1/16 7:39 a.m. An employee at a store had been acting aggressively and threatening to shoot customers.

1/16 10:35 a.m. A caller said a suspected transient woman slept near an undisclosed location overnight.

1/16 11:46 a.m. A caller said his ex-spouse was coming onto his property and she wasn't welcome. She came by to deliver their son, who lived with his dad, but she knew she wasn't supposed to be there. He said he had footage of her being there.

1/16 12:52 p.m. A man was seen watching kids at recess near the 5800 block of Mcewan Road. He said his GPS took him to the wrong place and he left.

1/16 3:10 p.m. A caller was concerned about a blind woman who was trying to cross the road amid lots of construction near the 16100 block of Boones Ferry Road.

1/16 4:44 p.m. A man wearing a Comcast coat knocked on a resident's door near the 3900 block of Carman Drive and asked if her internet was working. No Comcast car was in the area and Comcast told the resident no one was in the area.

1/16 5:43 p.m. A woman said am dressed as a Comcast salesperson was banging on her door near the 3900 block of Carman Drive.

1/16 8:09 p.m. A woman asked for help after pulling into her garage and having the power go out, leaving her unable to close the garage door. Police couldn't fix the power issue but helped her secure the door temporarily.

1/16 11:18 p.m. A "very loud" generator had been running for 24 hours near the 200 block of Cervantes.

1/16 11:27 p.m. A caller wanted to know why police had gone looking for her at her mother's house.

1/17 10:38 a.m. Someone was seen taking pictures around a house at an undisclosed location.

1/17 11:33 a.m. A student was acting out and struck a teacher at an undisclosed location.

1/17 11:52 a.m. A caller said they hired a contractor who apparent didn't have a permit and now they were sick.

1/17 12:56 p.m. A woman was concerned about a person who was in a handicap bathroom stall for at least three hours.

1/17 6:05 p.m. A caller said an unknown man approached her door and then left near the 16900 block of Lakeridge Drive.

1/17 6:09 p.m. A caller said their daughter tried to stab them in the chest and punch them.

1/17 6:58 p.m. A Lyft driver was concerned after a passenger fell while walking into his house.

1/17 7:09 p.m. A disgruntled former employee was refusing to leave a business.

1/17 7:16 p.m. A caller said they didn't feel safe with their wife, and their kids might not be safe either. She was being aggressive and saying bad things about the kids.

1/17 7:28 p.m. A suspected transient person was seen going behind a building and possibly setting up camp near the 200 block of B Avenue.

1/18 1:46 p.m. A woman said she was getting aggressive texts from someone and she deposited fraudulent checks in her account per his instructions.

1/18 3:11 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near 5th Street and C Avenue.

1/18 3:57 p.m. A man said someone accused him of opening a credit card in his name, and asked for him to send his coordinates so he could pick him up for a ride.

1/18 7:25 p.m. A caller said her ex-husband tried to break into her home and that he had a history of doing that.

1/19 1:00 a.m. Two people were yelling at each other in a parking lot at an undisclosed location.

1/19 11:15 a.m. A woman who may have been transient was on the floor in a building at an undisclosed location.

1/19 12:42 p.m. A caller said they noticed someone riding a bike near their home a week ago, and now while they were out of town a neighbor told them the man was back. The caller worried he was casing the area.

1/19 9:13 p.m. A caller said someone poured a drink on her, and was now calling and texting and leaving voicemails after being told not to.

1/19 9:31 p.m. A woman said she was worried about her friend after a "weird" Uber driver dropped both of them off at their respective homes, and the woman was now unable to reach her friend.

1/19 9:52 p.m. A resident said that for the second time in a week, two teenagers banged on his door and ran away near the 1600 block of Leslie Lane.

1/19 10:12 p.m. Juveniles were running around, yelling and possibly threw something at a resident's door near the 400 block of C Avenue.

1/20 5:48 a.m. Three teens were seen running through a construction site near the 3900 block of Mercantile Drive.

1/20 8:26 a.m. A burglary was reported at an undisclosed location.

1/20 9:20 a.m. A man with a history of trespassing and stealing was in a store at an undisclosed location. This time, he was yelling and "seemed kind of off."

1/20 9:22 a.m. Two people in masks were seen rummaging through a vehicle, then ran off when confronted at an undisclosed location.

1/20 10:56 a.m. A woman said she'd been gone from her residence for a year, and when she returned the floor was "warped." There was no sign of forced entry, and she wondered if the owner of the condo caused the damage. She was not happy when police said it may not be a criminal matter.

1/20 1:00 p.m. A window was broken in a vacant building. It turned out this was not a criminal matter; the window frame was rotten and the window may have settled to the point that the glass broke.

1/20 1:52 p.m. A caller in the unincorporated Clackamas County area said neighbors shot firearms and that Clackamas County Sheriff's Office didn't do anything about it. She wondered if LOPD could help.

1/20 2:12 p.m. A man who was "extremely intoxicated" dropped his property all over the place, had vomit on his shirt and was bruised at an undisclosed location.

1/20 4:34 p.m. A woman said her contacts had been receiving calls from someone who claimed to have her phone. She'd previously lost her computer and since the contacts were synced it, was possible the person had her computer.

1/20 5:11 p.m. A resident noticed two cars that hadn't been in the area before.

1/20 6:38 p.m. A caller asked if police could assist a dog sitter with an alarm going off at their house. They removed the battery.

1/21 12:10 a.m. A man said he was locked out and his girlfriend, who wasn't home, said she wouldn't let him in over the phone. He said he'd call an Uber to get to a hotel.

1/21 8:32 a.m. Very loud music was heard from two people who were fishing near the 600 block of S State Street.

1/21 9:14 a.m. A caller said he got an email from someone posing as a neighbor who asked for $200 in gift cards. He didn't send them but did give out his address and phone number.

1/21 10:25 a.m. A caller said she had questions about child custody.

1/21 10:53 a.m. A man asked for police to check on his girlfriend because she'd fallen a few days before and wasn't answering her phone. She was OK.

1/21 10:55 a.m. A caller said her little brother moved out and took a TV, Xbox and Xbox One with him.

1/21 12:37 p.m. A caller reported an ongoing physical and verbal dispute with a boyfriend.

1/21 12:59 p.m. A woman said she was trying to get her pet snake and her ex wouldn't give it up.

1/21 3:05 p.m. A possibly transient man was hunched over with something in his hands near the 14800 block of Kruse Oaks Drive.

1/21 3:44 p.m. A man tried to get into a vacant house, then walked away and went to the house next door while flailing his arms.

1/21 3:50 p.m. Tires were slashed on a car near the 10 block of Jefferson Parkway.

1/21 8:31 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with two people in it had been running for 40 minutes near the 300 block of Oswego Pointe Drive.

1/21 8:38 p.m. A custodian was concerned after two kids came into a building through

a propped door, then ran


1/22 1:26 a.m. A man said he could hear a horn honking on and off near the 300 block of S State Street. It turned out to be two friends who were honking at each other for unknown reasons.

1/22 5:15 a.m. In a call that was described as "very hard to follow," a woman told police that she received a letter from a 93-year-old who was the owner of her home in California. The caller said someone was saying they were going to kill someone, and then "went on about checks that she sent her that were stolen."

1/22 9:06 a.m. Wood was dumped in a driveway near the 200 block of Cervantes. When contacted, a construction company said it wouldn't dump the whole load.

1/22 1:45 p.m. A generator was running under a building near the 200 block of Cervantes. It turned out that the noise was from a pressure washer.

1/22 3:50 p.m. A caller said they'd filed for order of non-compliance with a tenant,

but the tenant wasn't moving out.

1/22 6:05 p.m. A man was looking for advice about how to reach a woman who had a "no contact" order against him after he learned he had an STI. He wanted to let her know.

1/22 7:23 p.m. A drunk person was refusing to pay and getting into arguments at an undisclosed location.

1/22 9:44 p.m. A man asked for police to check his house near the 17900 block of St Clair Drive after he heard two loud crashes outside while washing his hands. He feared someone was breaking in. Police found everything was OK and couldn't figure out where the noise came from.

1/22 10:09 p.m. A caller said she was walking her dog and when she came back to go to the bathroom, she believed her boyfriend was hiding from her. She got scared and left the apartment. Later, she cancelled her call.

1/23 9:43 a.m. A resident wanted advice on getting a restraining order and other separation papers.

1/23 10:57 a.m. An elderly person at a store near the 16300 block of Boones Ferry Road "seemed confused."

1/23 1:04 p.m. A customer came into an office at an undisclosed location and after he left, he sent an email to the company quoting bible verses and "seemed very odd."

1/23 1:24 p.m. A caller was concerned that someone was using her phone and address in a possible case of identity theft. She said she had multiple debt collectors calling and when she gave her phone to a store for a rewards program it had someone else's name.

1/23 4:08 p.m. A resident was making threats to a leasing agent, saying he was going to "kill all the gays" at a property, as well as at Legacy Health. Communications with him were "rambling" and didn't make much sense.

1/23 5:24 p.m. A resident said they'd called the day before about a generator, and while police determined the noise was from a pressure washer, they didn't believe this was the case. They wanted an officer to check again. A voicemail and text message were left telling people to turn off the generator.

1/23 8:26 p.m. A domestic issue was reported.

1/23 10:17 p.m. A caller said she looked out her window near the 50 block of Kerr Parkway and saw someone in her husband's vehicle. When she confronted the person, he got in another vehicle and drove away.

1/23 10:30 p.m. A woman said she was sitting in her car near the 10 block of Icarus Loop and a man got out of another car and tried to open hers. He then proceeded to try to open other car doors.

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