Tigard Police Log: March 29-April 4, 2021
Monday, March 29
Officers responded to a report of a rape at approximately 3:05 a.m. A friend of the victim pursued the suspect by vehicle and advised of his direction of travel. Beaverton officers stopped the car with a spike strip. The man ran from the scene but was apprehended after a K-9 team successfully tracked him. The case is under investigation.
Tuesday, March 30
Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft from a work truck in 14800 block of Southwest 74th Avenue.
Officers cited a man and woman for theft by deception at a store in the 14800 block of Southwest Sequoia Parkway after they switched the merchandise tag on a door for a lower priced item. The man was also cited for possession of a controlled substance after a search of their vehicle yielded three grams of methamphetamine. The woman was additionally cited on two outstanding warrants.
Wednesday, March 31
Officers responded to a report of 15-20 gunshots heard in the 6800 block of Southwest Pine Street. A man with a gun was found inside his neighbor's garage and it was believed he may have been involved in a shooting. The man was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident and investigators did not think anyone was shot. He was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon and menacing.
Officers responded to a theft at a business in the 11900 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. A man smashed the front glass door, stole a compound hunting bow and ran off. A K-9 team pursued the suspect but could not locate him. The case is under investigation.
Thursday, April 1
Officers arrested a man for DUII (alcohol) on Southwest Sequoia Parkway near Boones Ferry Road after reports of a swerving vehicle in Beaverton. The driver's BAC was nearly twice the legal limit.
Officers responded to a report of an elderly man that was left alone and wandered out of his care facility in the 11600 block of Southwest 129th Place. His caretaker was cited for criminal mistreatment.
Friday, April 2
Officers responded to a report of a trailer full of scrap metal that was stolen from a business in the 9500 block of Southwest Tigard Street. The case is under investigation.
Officers responded to several reports of a suspected drunk driver on Highway 99W. Officers tried to pull the vehicle over, but the motorist did not stop and led officers on a short pursuit. The subject continued into Beaverton, hit several medians and signs, and crashed in a yard in the Washington County Sheriff's Office jurisdiction. The driver was arrested on several charges across multiple agencies.
Saturday, April 3
Officers took reports of three catalytic converters that were stolen overnight from commercial vehicles on Highway 99W near Southwest 72nd Avenue.
Officers recovered a vehicle that was stolen from Hillsboro. The car was ditched near Highway 217 near Southwest 72nd Avenue.
Sunday, April 4
Officer responded to a report of a vehicle that was stolen while it was left idling in the 7500 block of Southwest Bonita Road. A woman tried to stop the car and was dragged for a short time. She was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
Officers responded to a hit-and-run on Southwest Bull Mountain Road near Roy Rogers Road, where the driver of an SUV was swerving all over the road, sideswiped another car and kept going. The motorist crashed down an embankment roughly half a mile down the road, and the SUV landed on its side in some water. The man managed to get out and was taken to the hospital. He was later arrested for DUII.
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