Tigard Police Log: May 10-16, 2021
Monday, May 10
Officers discovered broken windows at several businesses on Southwest Main Street, Southwest Center Street and Southwest Pacific Highway.
Officers responded to a traffic crash near Highway 217. A motorist drove their vehicle through a jersey barrier and flipped upside down in a ditch. The driver and a passenger were both extricated and transported to a hospital. A medical issue was the presumed cause of the accident.
Officers took a report of a car prowl at Cook Park. The driver's side door lock was drilled out and a debit card was stolen. Over $200 was charged on the card at a Target in Wilsonville.
Tuesday, May 11
Officers responded to a report of a break-in at a business in the 17000 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue. The front door was shattered, and alcohol stolen.
Officers responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 10800 block of Southwest 121st Avenue. A woman entered an unlocked front door carrying a knife. When the homeowner confronted her, she said that she thought he was her brother, put the knife down and left. The woman was located and transported to a hospital after exhibiting signs of a mental health crisis.
Officers responded to a report from a resident who found a man exiting from underneath his backyard deck in the 10500 block of Southwest Naeve Street. The homeowner was able to get the man to give back two garden clippers he had stolen. It was believed he entered through an unlocked gate and no charges were filed.
Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft in the 14700 block of Southwest 109th Avenue. It was one of several stolen throughout the week.
Wednesday, May 12
Officers arrested a man for burglary I, criminal mischief, and harassment after he broke into his girlfriend's apartment and tackled her in 2020. The case is moving forward now that the victim is willing to press charges.
Thursday, May 13
Officers arrested a man for assault IV after he punched his father in the face, causing injury.
Officers cited a man for DUII following reports he fell asleep at a traffic light on Highway 99W near Southwest Watkins Avenue, then sped up after other motorists honked at him.
Friday, May 14
Officers responded to a report of a suspected drunk driver on Highway 217 near the Scholls Ferry Road exit who was swerving and speeding. The man was cited for DUII and reckless driving.
Saturday, May 15
Officers assisted with a disturbance involving a weapon in King City, where a man accidentally fired a round while cleaning his gun. There were no injuries.
Officers conducted a welfare check at a motel in the 17900 block of Southwest McEwan Road. A man inside a room was transported to a hospital.
Sunday, May 16
Officers responded to a report of people gathered near Tigard High School at the alleged home of a Portland police officer who was involved in a deadly shooting in Portland last month. The event remained peaceful, and attendees dispersed after roughly an hour and a half.
Officers responded to a traffic crash on Highway 99W near Southwest McDonald Street. A driver crashed into another car, sheared off a pole and two trees, then slammed into a business sign. The man was cited for DUII (alcohol), reckless driving and four counts criminal mischief II. There were no injuries.
Editor's note: Police logs are a partial accounting of law enforcement calls, based on activity reports and descriptions generated by participating police departments. All persons accused of a crime are legally considered to be innocent until proven guilty. Accounts of events are based on police and eyewitness reports.
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