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This week's calls include: a laundry coin caper, a thrown CD player and a larcenous anti-masker.

Monday, Oct. 12

A motorist near the area of Southwest Oak Street near Hall Boulevard notified dispatchers that a woman was wandering in the street who was not dressed for the conditions. The elderly woman had a medical condition and had been reported missing. Officers were able to reunite her with her family.

Officers responded to a report of suspicious circumstances involving a person trying to break into a vehicle in the 14000 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. A Newberg man was arrested on multiple outstanding warrants and for possession of a controlled substance and giving false information to police.

Tuesday, Oct. 13

A man wandered into traffic, flagging down cars in the area of Pacific Highway and Park Street. A welfare check was conducted, and he was removed from the roadway.

Officers assisted local firefighters with securing a section on the eastside of 72nd Avenue while crews extinguished a brush fire in a wooded area.

A victim told police a man at an apartment complex in the 15100 block of Southwest Royalty Parkway robbed them, demanding they hand over a cell phone. He also verbally threatened the victim, claiming to have a gun. Officers were unable to locate the suspect during an area check.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Video surveillance footage showed a man with a flashlight looking around property in the 14200 block of Southwest 114th Avenue at 5 a.m.

Officers took a report of a stolen 2018 Honda Civic from a driveway in the 8900 block of Southwest Greensward Lane. The spare key may have been left in the victim's other vehicle that was also prowled.

Someone drilled out the locks on laundry coin drawers at an apartment complex in the 8700 block of Southwest Commercial Street. A report was also received involving the theft of a coin machine at another apartment complex in the 9000 block of Southwest Washington Square Road the previous day.

A Portland man was arrested for harassment and unlawful use of a weapon after responding to a disturbance at a restaurant in the 10100 block of Southwest Washington Square Road. A man and woman were accosted by the suspect who yelled obscenities at the woman. When confronted, the situation escalated with the suspect throwing a compact disc player and a battery at the man hitting his thigh and head. Witnesses said the suspect also had a knife. 

Thursday, Oct. 15

Officers responded to a disturbance at a restaurant in the 12200 block of Southwest Scholls Ferry Road. Witnesses reported a man yelling at people and trying to start fights in the parking lot. It was determined he was experiencing a mental health crisis and was reunited with a family member.

Friday, Oct. 16

Employees at a store in the 13900 block of Southwest Pacific Highway reported a customer passed a counterfeit bill. Surveillance video was reviewed, and the investigation remains open.

Officers recovered a Subaru in the 10800 block of Southwest Greenburg Road that had been stolen earlier in the day from Portland at a hotel. A man associated with the stolen car was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of California, and the rightful owner of the vehicle was contacted.

Saturday, Oct. 17

Officers arrested a woman on six outstanding warrants near Southwest Coronado Street and Southwest Pacific Highway.

The driver of a car on Southwest Pacific Highway near Southwest 74th Avenue pulled out in front of a truck that could not stop in time. One person was transported to an area hospital.

A young boy was found who had been left in the care of a stranger at a hotel in the 13000 block of Southwest 68th Parkway. DHS was contacted and probable cause established to arrest the boy's mother on charges of child neglect.

Sunday, Oct. 18

Officers cited a woman for theft after stealing merchandise from a grocery store in the 13100 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. Witnesses reported the woman refused to wear a mask in the store and when cashiers declined to serve her, she left with the unpaid items.

Someone stole $1,000 worth of jackets from a display at Washington Square mall, 9586 S.W. Washington Square Road.

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