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This week's calls include: a roommate dispute, a laundromat tantrum and a gift card scam.

Monday, Feb. 8

A 2001 Honda CR-V was stolen from the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 11300 block of Southwest North Dakota Street.

Police were called to the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway on the report that someone was possibly shooting up drugs on the premises. One of the women on the premises had two outstanding arrest warrants and was cited.

Tuesday, Feb. 9

Officers arrested a man for violating a restraining order in the 13500 block of Southwest Chelsea Loop and lodged him in the Washington County Jail.

Officers responded to a disturbance with a weapon call. One roommate claimed to be threatened by the other with a knife, but it was revealed that he had come at the person in what was perceived as a physically threatening way in the 12300 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. One of the roommates left the premises for the night. 

Wednesday, Feb. 10

Police received a call about a woman screaming and smoking in a laundromat and refusing to wear a mask. The caller was a customer and there was no manager on site. The individual left the premises after an officer arrived.

A man and woman were cited for organized retail theft after attempting to steal a cart full of merchandise in the 14800 block of Southwest Sequoia Parkway. The man was combative with loss prevention when confronted. A third person was charged for an arrest warrant. 

Thursday, Feb. 11

Officers responded to several crashes in the ice storm. The flyover onto Highway 217 northbound was also closed for some time by ODOT due to the weather conditions.

A man reported being the victim of a scam where someone posed as an Apple employee saying his Apple account and bank account had been hacked. The man was instructed to buy gift cards to bait the hacker, and lost thousands of dollars. The case has been referred to the Federal Trade Commission.

Friday, Feb. 12

In the snow and ice, officers responded to 10 calls to assist motorists throughout the day.

Thefts from vehicles were reported overnight from the 15800 block of Southwest 74th Avenue, 13300 block of Southwest Chelsea Loop and 8900 block of Southwest Oak Street. The cases mostly involve stolen tools.

Saturday, Feb. 13

Officers continued to respond to crashes in the winter weather and assisted several drivers in getting their cars unstuck.

A man reported giving $500 in gift cards to scammers who told him there was an issue with his PayPal account. The man is working with his bank to recover his losses.

Sunday, Feb. 14

Weather calls continued to dominate the day, including stuck cars, alarms, hazards, crashes, streetlights out and downed trees.

A customer at a store in the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway was asked to leave because he refused to wear a mask. The man sat down in a checkout area and was yelling, saying he refused to leave unless he was trespassed or arrested. Police escorted him out of the store, and employees asked that the man be trespassed.

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