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


7/30 11:00 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 17700 block of Jean Way. No one was injured.

7/30 2:01 p.m. An accident was reported near Bryant Road and Lakeview Boulevard. No one was injured.


7/31 2:42 p.m. A bike was reported stolen near N State Street and SW Terwilliger Boulevard.

7/31 9:11 p.m. Theft of an unknown nature was reported near the 400 block of A Avenue.


7/29 7:15 a.m. Someone "didn't appear to be doing well" near a splash pad around the 200 block of 1st Street. He was fine.

7/29 8:05 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle had been sitting in the same spot for a week near the 1200 block of McVey Avenue. The back of the vehicle had a sticker saying it was a courtesy vehicle from Audi Wilsonville.

7/29 8:36 a.m. A person who appeared to be transient was stumbling in circles and blocking traffic near A Avenue and 3rd Street.

7/29 9:05 a.m. A suspicious looking gas can was in a field near Rogers Road and Bay Point Drive.

7/29 10:20 a.m. A caller reported that squatters may have moved into their building after submitting fraudulent information on a rental application.

7/29 12:01 p.m. Someone reported being stalked by an ex-boyfriend.

7/29 12:37 p.m. A person was sleeping on the sidewalk near the 100 block of A Avenue.

7/29 2:37 p.m. A woman wanted to apologize for cutting a police officer off earlier in the day.

7/29 3:51 p.m. Someone was seen laying on the curb and partially in the street near 4th Street and A Avenue.

7/29 4:18 p.m. A caller was concerned about a man who went into a location to use the phone near the 300 block of N State Street. He didn't seem to be doing well because of the heat.

7/29 7:21 p.m. A resident complained about noise from a car alarm near Lake Grove Avenue and Upper Drive.

7/29 9:46 p.m. A suspicious looking convertible with its top down had a cooler in the backseat near the 500 block of A Avenue.

7/30 1:01 a.m. A suspicious looking pickup truck was seen in a carport near the 5000 block of Foothills Road.

7/30 2:57 a.m. A possible DUII was reported near SW Stafford Road and S Rosemont Road.

7/30 9:32 a.m. A caller said it looked like someone put an explosive device in a mailbox and blew it up at an undisclosed location.

7/30 11:32 a.m. Two people were playing instruments and panhandling at a parking lot near the 10 block of Monroe Parkway.

7/30 1:48 p.m. A resident believed their brother with Alzheimer's might have been "taken advantage of" by a neighbor who he was dating.

7/30 2:16 p.m. Someone showed up intoxicated at a sober house, and may have been driving.

7/30 2:19 p.m. A deer was hit by a car near South Shore Boulevard and Palisades Terrace Drive.

7/30 4:19 p.m. A caller asked police to check on their daughter after she failed to show up for a surgery.

7/30 4:21 p.m. A resident said their neighbor's dog bit them on the arm.

7/30 5:22 p.m. A child custody dispute was reported.

7/30 5:38 p.m. A caller was worried about a dog in a car near the 400 block of A Avenue.

7/30 10:19 p.m. An ongoing issue with a dog barking was reported near the 1800 block of Campus Way.

7/30 11:15 p.m. A loud party was reported near E Avenue and 1st Street.

7/30 11:23 p.m. A wedding was supposed to end at 10 p.m. near the 5100 block of Lakeview Boulevard, but it was still going on.

7/30 11:36 p.m. People were having a party near the 14100 block of Bunick Drive.

7/30 11:44 p.m. A party with loud music had reportedly been going on near the 14100 block of Stampher Road since 8 p.m. and could be heard from Milwaukie.

7/31 12:04 a.m. Kids were apparently being loud by a playground near Ladd Street and Furnace Street.

7/31 3:19 a.m. A caller said she heard what sounded like someone trying to open her window near the 1900 block of Mapleleaf Road, but police found nothing of interest.

7/31 6:54 a.m. A vehicle was parked with its headlights on and a man sleeping in it near Childs Road and Bryant Road.

7/31 8:34 a.m. A caller said their son was having a mental breakdown.

7/31 10:17 a.m. Someone was apparently trespassing at a recycling bin near the 200 block of Greenridge Drive.

7/31 12:36 p.m. A caller was worried about an employee who hadn't come to work in two days.

7/31 7:18 p.m. Someone was worried about a dog in a car near the 400 block of A Avenue.

7/31 8:31 p.m. A caller worried their ex would be aggressive towards them after being served with a restraining order.

7/31 9:40 p.m. Kids were apparently smoking marijuana in a parking lot near the 15700 block of Boones Ferry Road.

7/31 10:35 p.m. About 12 kids were being loud and rowdy, and apparently yelled at a citizen, near the 10 block of Nansen Summit.

8/1 12:46 a.m. A man who was out of town asked police to check on his wife, who'd been "drinking quite a bit" and was apparently throwing up.

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