Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Lake Oswego Police Department.


7/10 2:14 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 4400 block of Lakeview Boulevard. No one was injured.

7/11 10:35 a.m. A vehicle hit a phone pole and knocked it down near the 2800 block of Upper Drive. No one was injured.

7/11 3:41 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Boones Ferry Road and Upper Drive. No one was injured.


7/9 10:28 a.m. Theft of an unknown nature was reported near the 14800 block of Twin Fir Court.

7/9 1:18 p.m. Beer was stolen near the 400 block of A Avenue.

7/9 4:52 p.m. The suspect in a theft from the day before returned to a store near the 14800 block of SW Sequoia Parkway.

7/9 8:08 p.m. Beer was reported stolen near the 400 block of A Avenue.

7/9 7:26 p.m. Coolers were reported stolen from a storage area near the 11800 block of Kerr Parkway.

7/11 9:28 a.m. Paperwork, Apple AirPods and a bluetooth speaker were stolen from a vehicle near the 5000 block of Foothills Road.

7/11 1:14 p.m. Sunglasses, spare change and a bag of tools were reported stolen near the 600 block of Ridgeway Road.

7/11 8:22 p.m. A vehicle title was reported stolen from a car near the 17500 block of Schalit Way.


7/9 4:14 p.m. A stolen vehicle was recovered in Portland.


7/9 4:58 p.m. Someone was reporting on behalf of a friend who sent $19,000 to a scammer. The friend, however, lived in Portland and was advised to contact authorities there.

7/11 7:08 p.m. A caller said they were notified by Amazon that someone sent packages to their parents' home.


7/9 6:45 a.m. A caller reported a disagreement over payment to a subcontractor whose insurance has lapsed. The subcontractor was apparently threatening to go back to the job sites and remove previously installed roofs.

7/9 10:41 a.m. A resident said he gave a scammer the name of his bank and he was worried they'd be able to get his checking account information. However he did not provide any specific account information to the suspected scammer.

7/9 10:49 a.m. A man said a rowing club was playing music "incredibly loud" around 7 a.m. near the 300 block of Oswego Pointe Drive. The music was eventually turned down but the rowers were then "screaming and yelling."

7/9 12:11 p.m. Two ducklings were saved after falling in a storm drain near Rosewood Street and Boones Ferry Road.

7/9 5:51 p.m. A truck operator and store owner were arguing over parking at an undisclosed location.

7/9 7:34 p.m. A caller said their neighbor was playing loud music near the 4100 block of Canal Road.

7/9 9:15 p.m. People were jumping off barrels and possibly under the influence near the 300 block of Oswego Pointe Drive.

7/9 9:27 p.m. A woman said she and her daughter were walking back from a park near the 19000 block of Pilkington Road and they saw a van with only one headlight that seemed to be following them. They ducked into a neighbor's driveway and hid until the van drove away.

7/9 9:28 p.m. Customers were refusing to leave near the 16000 block of Boones Ferry Road.

7/9 9:59 p.m. Teens were setting off "explosives" that may have been fireworks near the 1200 block of Overlook Drive.

7/9 10:22 p.m. Kids were possibly having a party near the 17400 block of Holy Names Drive.

7/9 10:44 p.m. At least 12 teenagers had gathered near the 2200 block of Palisades Crest Drive.

7/9 10:53 p.m. Fireworks were reported near the 17800 block of Stafford Road.

7/9 11:10 p.m. Kids were jumping off the dolphins and being loud near the 300 block of Oswego Pointe Drive.

7/10 12:26 a.m. A man was being "belligerent" and yelling at an undisclosed location.

7/10 1:25 a.m. Someone was closing a store and heard someone trying to open the side door near the 6300 block of Meadows Road. Police escorted the person to her vehicle.

7/10 1:39 a.m. A possible DUII was reported near I-5 and exit 286.

7/10 2:23 a.m. A possible DUII was reported near Jean Road and Pilkington Road.

7/10 8:33 a.m. Graffiti was reported near the 100 block of N State Street.

7/10 8:40 a.m. A caller said she was supposed to have custody of her daughter but was unable to reach her.

7/10 8:51 a.m. A swastika was painted near the 90 block of Kingsgate Road.

7/10 9:11 a.m. A resident had questions about neighbors letting their dog off leash when the dog was "under a hold" by a judge after biting someone.

7/10 12:14 p.m. A caller said their ex-wife was picking up her belongings and "making a scene" while trying to take things that didn't belong to her according to a judge.

7/10 1:47 p.m. A resident said a dog had been crying for two weeks at an undisclosed location.

7/10 1:48 p.m. An ex-employee was refusing to leave a building near the 400 block of N State Street.

7/10 3:27 p.m. Someone who was suspected of being transient lit a fire in bushes and was harassing women near Foothills Drive and Oswego Pointe Drive.

7/10 4:22 p.m. About 10 kids were seen getting ready to jump off a bridge near South Shore Boulevard and Kelok Road.

7/10 5:43 p.m. A caller wanted to talk to an officer about their nanny possibly seeing a cougar near the 1300 block of Bickner Street.

7/10 6:01 p.m. A resident said they were in a physical dispute with their 16-year-old granddaughter.

7/10 6:17 p.m. A caller said someone was taking pictures of girls near the 600 block of S State Street.

7/10 8:55 p.m. A resident said their fiance was threatening to kill them.

7/10 9:17 p.m. Someone was lighting fireworks near Country Club Road and Knaus Road.

7/10 10:09 p.m. A possible DUII was reported near Bryant Road and Upper Drive.

7/10 10:20 p.m. A caller said they could hear a band playing near the 3400 block of Lanewood Street.

7/10 10:26 p.m. Loud fireworks were reported near Douglas Circle and Twin Fir Road.

7/10 10:29 p.m. A "chronic" problem with firecrackers was reported near the 100 block of Foothills Road.

7/10 10:30 p.m. A loud party was reported near Hillside Drive and Hillside Lane.

7/10 11:19 p.m. Screaming that was possibly associated with a party was reported near the 17300 block of Lake Haven Drive.

7/11 12:01 a.m. A caller said they could see a campfire on rocks near the water around the 300 block of Oswego Pointe Drive.

7/11 12:09 a.m. A loud party was reported near the 5400 block of Rosalia Way.

7/11 2:42 a.m. A caller said his camera notification went off and when he looked outside, he saw a pickup truck near the 3900 block of Lake Grove Avenue. A man in a tank top ran up to the truck and got in before it drove away.

7/11 9:20 a.m. A resident said their daughter's dog bit a neighbor near the 4600 block of Oakridge Road.

7/11 10:34 a.m. A caller said his girlfriend's husband (soon-to-be-ex-husband) was harassing him and saying he was going to "regret everything" via Instagram.

7/11 1:03 p.m. A car break-in attempt was reported near the 14800 block of Kruse Oaks Drive.

7/11 1:38 p.m. A man was walking in the middle of the street near Kerr Parkway and Jefferson Parkway.

7/11 5:24 p.m. A woman apparently told people at a bar that she'd been drinking in her car near the 20 block of Iron Mountain Boulevard. Police eventually found her in her car, but she wasn't driving and said she was waiting for her husband to pick her up.

7/11 6:15 p.m. Loud music could be heard from a church near the 2000 block of Country Club Road.

7/11 9:41 p.m. A caller said they heard someone yell "drop the f*cking gun" at an undisclosed location.

7/11 11:01 p.m. An employee who was closing a store said someone came to the door and asked if they could help bring the chairs in from outside.

7/11 11:46 p.m. A caller said her fiance threatened to kill her and just walked out the backdoor with a kitchen knife.

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