Tigard Police Log: April 5-11, 2021
Monday, April 5
Officers assisted the Portland Police Bureau with a catalytic converter theft investigation involving a suspect who was also active in Tigard. The suspect admitted to stealing three or four converters per night and was arrested.
Officers responded to a report of an overdose. A man had taken a lot of pills and left his home on foot. He was located hiding in a shed in a yard nearby and taken to a local hospital. Upon arrival, it was discovered the man had stabbed his wife prior to the overdose. The case is under investigation.
Officers took an identity theft report from a resident. A man received a letter from the Oregon Unemployment Department stating he had submitted an unemployment claim, which he had not done so.
Tuesday, April 6
Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 10800 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. A resident stated that after an earlier encounter with a neighbor, a man broke into his apartment, argued, stabbed him, and was also stabbed during the altercation. The suspect was transported to a local hospital and then arrested for burglary I and assault II.
Officers took a report of criminal mischief in the 15700 block of Southwest Hamlet Street. The locks on three mailboxes of a community mailbox were pried open overnight.
Wednesday, April 7
Officers conducted a welfare check on a man who was slumped in a running vehicle parked in the middle of a store parking lot in the 7500 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street. Following contact, the man jolted up and exhibited signs of impairment. Controlled substances were discovered during a search of his vehicle. He was arrested for DUII (controlled substances) and possession of heroin and methamphetamine.
Officers responded to a report of a woman selling tools out of a truck in the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. The truck had been reported stolen earlier in the day from a business in Washington. She was cited for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Officers responded to a report of a man opening the door to a residence in the 11400 block of Southwest Greenburg Road and fleeing when he saw there were occupants inside. A K-9 track was conducted, but the suspect was not located.
Thursday, April 8
Officers took a report of theft from a resident in the 9100 block of Southwest Center Street. A package was stolen from the home.
Friday, April 9
Officers responded to a disturbance involving a weapon at an apartment complex in the 11000 block of Southwest 68th Parkway. There was a verbal fight between adults outside, and a witness reported a man pointed a gun at another man, then ran off. A K-9 track was conducted, but he was not located. The case is under investigation.
Officers responded to a disturbance between roommates in the 11300 block of Southwest Bull Mountain Road. The roommates had been drinking and one man took off in a car to cool down. He was cited for DUII (alcohol).
Saturday, April 10
Officers assisted in taking a wanted man into custody following a vehicle pursuit that ended in Tigard, where he took off on foot. The man was a suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Cornelius and a second stabbing in Wilsonville.
Officers cited a man for theft II (shoplifting) after employees at a store in the 14800 block of Southwest Sequoia Parkway reported he stole hundreds of dollars in merchandise.
Officers responded to a report from an owner of a business in the 9800 block of Southwest Washington Square Road of several catalytic converters that were stolen from U-Haul trucks parked in the business lot overnight. The case is under investigation pending review of surveillance video.
Sunday, April 11
An officer pulled over a speeding motorist towing a trailer and passing several cars on I-5 near the Carman Drive exit. The driver refused to present his license or get out of the vehicle. Additional law enforcement responded and attempted to remove the man from the car. After he pushed an officer toward traffic a Taser was deployed, and he was taken into custody. A passenger was also arrested on an outstanding felony warrant.
Officers responded to a disturbance at an elementary school in the 12300 block of Southwest Katherine Street. An outdoor church gathering was underway and some people got into a verbal argument over wearing masks. A walk-through of the area was conducted, which included ample room for physical distancing, and no enforceable issues were noted.
Officers responded to a three-car rear-end traffic crash on Highway 217 southbound. One subject was transported to an area hospital.
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