Tigard Police Log: Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2020
Monday, Sept. 28
• Tools were stolen from a locked Chevrolet passenger van at a business at 16285 S.W. 85th Ave. over the weekend. There were no signs of forced entry.
• Someone attempted to steal the catalytic converter from a Toyota Prius over the weekend at a business at 7390 S.W. Bonita Road.
• A 2020 Ford pickup truck was ransacked in the 12700 block of Southwest Glacier Lily Circle. Binoculars and a GPS were stolen.
• A 2000s Chevy vehicle was found with all four doors ajar and house keys possibly stolen overnight from a driveway in the 12600 block of Southwest Glacier Lily Drive. There were no signs of forced entry.
• A 2013 Ford Explorer was stolen from a driveway in the 11000 block of Southwest Summer Lake Drive overnight. It was left unlocked with the keys inside.
• Officers took a report from a maintenance worker at an apartment complex in the 7700 block of Southwest Pfaffle Street of a woman that pulled out a machete and threatened to cut him after he asked her to leave the property. The employee declined to press charges and officers trespassed her from the property.
• A storage unit was broken into and tools and coins stolen at Pacific Storage, 13473 S.W. Pacific Highway.
Tuesday, Sept. 29
• Officers arrested a man for reportedly passing two fake $5 bills at the Greenburg 76 Gas Station, 10775 S.W. Greenburg Road. He was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument
• Officers arrested a Vancouver, Washington, man for strangulation and fourth-degree assault after a domestic disturbance with his wife in the parking lot of Walmart, 7600 S.W. Dartmouth St.
Wednesday, Sept. 30
• While a business owner at 10795 S.W. Cascade Ave. was working outside, a man reportedly tried to open the door to his business. When the owner attempted to block him from entering, the man punched him in the face. The suspect took off on a BMX-style bike. The investigation is ongoing.
• Officers responded to a report of a man running around, screaming expletives and shining a flashlight at people watching an outdoor movie at Northwest Christian Church, 13405 S.W. Hall Blvd. Officers were able to get him to leave.
Thursday, Oct. 1
• Officers responded to a traffic crash at Greenburg 76 Gas Station, 10775 S.W. Greenburg Road, where a vehicle struck a propane tank. Officers worked with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews on evacuations and road closures. No citations were issued.
Friday, Oct. 2
• Officers responded to a traffic crash in the 12000 block of Southwest Scholls Ferry Road. After exiting a McDonald's drive-thru, a motorist hit the gas instead of the brake pedal and drove over two curbs, hitting six cars before coming to complete stop. A woman was cited for careless driving at the scene.
• An 18-year old man at Washington Square mall, 9585 S.W. Washington Square Road, was arrested for pointing a pistol at a group at the mall. He was charged with menacing with a weapon, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful use of a firearm.
Saturday, Oct. 3
• A woman's wallet was stolen from a purse left in a shopping cart at Costco, 7850 S.W. Dartmouth St. The main compartment of the purse had been left unzipped. When the victim notified her bank of stolen cards, a $2,800 purchase at Best Buy had already been charged to her account.
• An officer pursued a Chevy travelling at a high rate of speed and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Due to public safety concerns, the pursuit was abandoned. The vehicle was later found ditched on Southwest Claridge Drive near Southwest 88th Avenue and Southwest Hall Boulevard. The investigation is ongoing.
Sunday, Oct. 4
• A 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck was stolen from a driveway in the 11100 block of Southwest 95th Avenue. The keys had been left in the vehicle.
n It was reported someone stole a tool bag out of an unlocked vehicle in the 8600 block of Southwest Bellflower Street.
• A business' community mailbox at 7145 S.W. Varns St. was pried open over the weekend and mail stolen.
• An officer and firefighters responded to a hazard involving sewage that spilled onto the street in the 9800 block of Southwest Walnut Place. The spill was caused by a broken pipe on an RV.
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