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This week's calls include: a gift card scam, a runaway child and a maskless grocery thief.

Monday, Dec. 28

An F-250 truck containing landscaping equipment was stolen overnight in the 11200 block of SW Greenburg Road. 

An officer took a fraud report where a resident was scammed out of $1,400. She received what she thought was an email from Amazon customer service stating that a computer was being shipped to an unknown person on her behalf. After contacting the phone number provided in the email, the call taker impersonating an Amazon employee stated that people had accessed her personal info and she needed to prove her identity to him. He also stated she needed to pay $400 in Google Play gift cards and then $1,000 in Target gift cards. She realized it was a fraud when he asked her to buy another round of gift cards.  

Tuesday, Dec. 29

A woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, supplying contraband and an arrest warrant after a traffic stop in the 12200 block of Southwest Horizon Boulevard.

An officer was dispatched to an incident involving a 10-year old boy wandering into traffic near Southwest Hunziker Street and 72nd Avenue who then boarded a TriMet bus. The officer was able to reunite the boy with his mother. After contacting the family, there were no further actions deemed necessary.  

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Officers arrested a suspect on a detainer after he was reportedly trying to pry open a window to a house. The suspect was in violation of a no-contact order stipulated in his probation.

Officers arrested a male suspect on a charges of Harassment and Menacing-DV after taking a report of him pushing his significant other and harming their dog.

Thursday, Dec. 31

A woman reported being the victim of a bias crime in the 11900 block of Southwest 91st Avenue. She said she was arguing with another woman over parking too closely to her car, when the other woman called her a name associated with her religious attire and threw a yogurt and Gatorade onto her car. The suspect was cited on charges of bias crime II (vandalism) and criminal mischief III.

A customer checking out at a store in the 7600 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street was notified he could not make purchases because he was not wearing a mask. The customer then stole his groceries but was contacted by an officer in a traffic stop. The store declined to press charges and the groceries were returned.

Saturday, Jan. 2

A traffic stop that began in Sherwood led to a pursuit that entered Tigard. On I-5 north just past Highway 99W, the vehicle abruptly stopped and a passenger attempted to run before complying with officers. Tigard police officers assisted Sherwood police, resulting in four people being taken into custody. 

An officer responded to a restaurant in the 7500 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street to investigate a case of potential harassment. Two patrons got into a verbal argument over parking, but no evidence of a crime was found.

Sunday, Jan. 3

An officer assisted King City police with a traffic stop for a wrong-way driver on Highway 99W near Southwest Bull Mountain Road. Officers noted signs of impairment. The driver was cited on charges of DUII (alcohol) and reckless driving. His blood alcohol content was 0.34% — more than four times the legal limit. He was released to the custody of his sister.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance where neighbors heard a woman screaming inside an apartment unit. Officers made entry and spoke with the parties involved. The man inside was arrested on charges of second-degree kidnapping, strangulation, menacing and interfering with a police officer.

Officers responded to an injury traffic crash at Southwest Durham Road and Southwest 108th Avenue. Officers learned a work van towing a trailer failed to stop in time, hitting another passenger van and pitching it through a fence. The van came to a stop in the backyard of a condo. Two people went to the hospital.  


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