Tigard Police Log: July 6-12, 2020
During the week, Tigard officers made 20 arrests, with most resulting in multiple charges.
Monday, July 6
• A child's bicycle left out on the driveway in the 14900 block of Southwest Kenton Drive was reportedly stolen overnight.
• Officers arrested a 51-year old man for two business burglaries over the weekend in the 12500 block of Southwest 68th Avenue and the 11600 block of Southwest 69th Avenue. They recovered most of the electronics, sports memorabilia, office decorations and backpacks that had allegedly been stolen.
• Officers took a phone report about purple graffiti spray painted on art located on the Tigard Street Heritage Trail.
• An officer responded to a fraud call from a victim who stated he paid $750 for a toy poodle online, but the dog never came. The seller refused to refund the money and asked for more to cover shipping.
Tuesday, July 7
• A classroom pod was broken into in the 9500 block of Southwest Murdock Street. Suspects sprayed a fire extinguisher in numerous classrooms. Nothing appeared to be missing.
• Officers trespassed a man from a location in the 12400 block of Southwest Main Street after he reportedly screamed and swore at people, refusing to wear a mask or leave the location when asked.
• Officers arrested a 33-year old Tigard man for strangulation, assault IV and interference with making a report involving an alleged domestic incident.
• Officers responded to a rollover crash at Southwest Greenburg Road and North Dakota Street that required Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters to extricate the driver's arm from under the truck. The driver was taken to the hospital, where it was determined his blood alcohol content was 0.34%, more than four times the legal limit. The driver was cited for drunken driving and driving while suspended.
• Police received three separate calls about break-ins to community mailboxes where locks were tampered with to gain entry.
Wednesday, July 8
• Officers were called out to the 7300 block of Southwest Bridgeport Drive on a report of a female yelling and throwing a bottle at a security guard who asked her to leave the premise.
• Officers responded to the 10100 block of Southwest 90th Avenue after receiving a report about an attempted burglary. The homeowner heard a loud boom outside the residence that shook the house. She yelled at the unknown suspect attempting to open her garage door and pull out the lawnmower. He fled.
• An officer responded to another reported mailbox break-in, this time in the area of Southwest Mistletoe Drive and Wagoner Place.
Thursday, July 9
• Officers arrested a 30-year-old man for menacing and harassment after he verbally harassed a person and allegedly threw a large rock at him in front of a pizza shop, nearly hitting him with it, in the 12100 block of Southwest Scholls Ferry Road.
• Tigard police assisted Portland police with a shooting in the 8300 block of Southwest Barbur Boulevard. Tigard officers helped with establishing containment and searching the area. The suspect was taken into custody.
• Officers responded to a report of a man slumped over in the driver's seat near Southwest Walnut Street and Pathfinder Court. In checking on him, officers reportedly found more than 200 individual doses of drugs in his possession, including heroin, tar heroin and methamphetamine. He was arrested on charges relating to possession and distribution of a controlled substance, including doing so within 1,000 feet of a school.
Friday, July 10
• Officers responded to a traffic crash on Highway 217 near Southwest Greenburg Road. A car with five people inside was flipped over in a ditch. One occupant had a serious injury to his arm. The driver reported he was arguing with his girlfriend, who was in the passenger seat, and she grabbed the wheel, causing the car to flip over. The driver was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants and criminal mischief. His girlfriend was cited for reckless driving and recklessly endangering.
• Within an hour and a half, officers stopped two DUII drivers. One was going roughly 80 mph in a 55 mph zone along Interstate 5 southbound and was cited for drunken driving before being released to a family member. The other, near the 10600 block of Southwest McDonald Street, was cited for DUII, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of drugs.
Saturday, July 11
• An officer was flagged down by a man near Southwest Pacific Highway and 72nd Avenue and began an investigation into an apparent mutual assault involving two men who were in a confrontation at a homeless camp. Neither were seriously hurt.
• Police contacted a family about a child abuse investigation and referred the case to the Oregon Department of Human Services.
• A resident reported two men breaking into community mailboxes at an apartment complex in the 9600 block of Southwest North Dakota Street. An investigating officer confirmed two boxes were left open and damaged, but the suspects had already left the area.
• Tigard police assisted Beaverton police in locating a suspect whom Beaverton police had probable cause to arrest.
Sunday, July 12
• A disturbance was called in after a man was allegedly pushed, possibly over a parking spot, at an apartment complex in the 14600 block of Southwest 76th Avenue. Nobody wanted to press charges.
• Officers conducted a welfare check at the home of a reported hoarder with children in the 11200 block of Southwest 94th Avenue.
• Police received a report of a burglary, in which a woman reported someone came into her home in the 15600 block of Southwest Oakhill Lane, rifled through her purse and stole several items.
• Officers responded to a call of domestic violence. A woman was arrested for assault and tampering with a witness in connection with the case.
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