Tigard Police Log: Nov. 9-15, 2020
Monday, Nov. 9
Officers apprehended a male suspect for burglary in the first degree. A homeowner called the police after finding the suspect near the sliding glass door in her backyard in the 10200 block of View Terrace. After he fled, she discovered clothing and other indications that he had been in her house.
Officers responded to a theft in progress in the 9600 block of Southwest Washington Square Road. A loss prevention specialist followed two shoplifters who fled from the store and recovered most of the stolen merchandise.
Tuesday, Nov. 10
Officers responded to a strong-armed robbery on the 9300 block of Southwest Washington Square Road. A male subject reportedly hit a store clerk in the head with a bag containing bottles of fragrances. Police are investigating.
Officers responded to a call about a burglary in progress. A male subject entered an unlocked apartment unit on the 8500 block of Southwest Pfaffle Street. When one of the tenants confronted the subject, he fled. Nothing was apparently missing.
A store employee in the 7600 block of Southwest Dartmouth called police to assist a man who said he was high on meth and thought he had been shot. After contacting the individual, officers arranged for a medical transport to the hospital for an evaluation.
Wednesday, Nov. 11
Officers responded to a stolen vehicle call on the 12000 block of Southwest 66th Avenue. A security gate was reportedly tampered with and two Lincoln SUVs were stolen from the lot at the car dealership. One was recovered at a nearby location. Police are investigating.
An officer is following up on a report involving four fraudulent transactions charged on the victim's Visa card at Nordstrom's and Dick's Sporting Goods stores.
Thursday, Nov. 12
Employees at a store in the 9000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard reported a theft that happened the previous night, in which two suspects got away with roughly $8,000 in small electronics. The investigation is ongoing.
Officers responded to a hit-and-run in the 11400 block of Southwest Pacific Highway where a woman reported having her elbow "clipped" by a car as she crossed the street. Officers were not able to immediately locate the vehicle and the investigation is ongoing.
A driver became stuck on the WES tracks in the 8900 block of Southwest Commercial Street. Officers cited the driver for DUII (alcohol) and coordinated efforts to stop train traffic and tow his vehicle. Four and a half hours after police's initial contact with the driver, his blood alcohol content was measured at 0.18% — more than twice the legal limit.
Friday, Nov. 13
Officers responded to the area of Southwest Pacific Highway and Highway 217 in Tigard, where a man set his puffy coat on fire and was walking into traffic with it. Officers saw the man, who was believed to be experiencing a mental health crisis, cross four lanes of traffic before they got him to drop the coat. He was taken to the hospital on a police officer's hold for further evaluation and treatment.
Officers responded to a menacing call in a parking lot in the 8800 block of Southwest Commercial Street. Callers reported a man was swinging a hammer at them, then took off running. Another witness reported the same man swung the hammer at a woman and her children moments earlier. Officers recovered the hammer and located the man, who was taken to jail on several charges.
Saturday, Nov. 14
A Tigard K-9 team assisted the Washington County Sheriff's Office by tracking a woman wanted for assault IV and unlawful use of a weapon. The K-9 team successfully located her and she was taken into custody unharmed.
Officers began investigating a strangulation (domestic violence) case. The suspect was located and taken to jail. No further information will be released at this time.
Sunday, Nov. 15
A Tigard K-9 team assisted the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office in doing an article search related to a wanted person CCSO took into custody.
Employees at a restaurant in the 9000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard reported someone burglarized their restaurant overnight by breaking a glass window and targeting the cash register. The investigation is ongoing.
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