Tigard Police Log: May 24-30, 2021
Monday, May 24
Officers responded to the report of an overdose at a hotel in the 9000 block of Southwest Washington Square Road. A woman was found unconscious after abusing prescription medications that possibly contained fentanyl. CPR chest compressions were administered and then Narcan to reverse the effects of the overdose. She started breathing again and was provided oxygen and transported to a hospital by medical personnel.
Officers took a report of fraud from a resident. While reviewing bank transactions online, a man noticed a $1,500 transfer through Western Union that he did not authorize. After notifying his bank, his debit card was canceled, and he is following up with Western Union.
Tuesday, May 25
Officers responded to a bank in the 11600 block of Southwest Pacific Highway where a man was screaming at customers and lying on a bench in the lobby. He was arrested on an outstanding out-of-state warrant.
Officers took a report of a theft in the 14300 block of Southwest 128th Avenue. A cargo trailer, containing power tools, a chop saw and vacuum, was stolen.
Officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. An employee exited through the back door of a restaurant and noticed a man in the dumpster. She asked what he was doing, and he jumped out of the dumpster, pushed her, snatched the phone out of her hand and threw it to the ground, breaking it.
Wednesday, May 26
Officers responded to a report of vandalism where a man was observed spray painting a truck on Southwest 72nd Avenue near Pacific Highway. The owner of the truck found the man trespassing in his backyard earlier and told him to leave. Later that night, he trespassed in the same yard and stole two cans of lighter fluid. When confronted by the property owner, the man hit him with a golf club and poured the lighter fluid on his driveway. He was arrested for robbery II.
Officers took a report of fraud from a resident. A woman was scammed out of $7,500 after callers claiming to be a deputy inspector and officer inspector general stated her name was associated with a cartel and drugs and her credit cards had been compromised. She was told she needed to purchase gift cards and send cash to the scammers.
Thursday, May 27
Officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at a dealership on Southwest Pacific Highway near Hall Boulevard. A woman took a lifted Ford F-350 and drove over the center median to get away. The truck was located in a commercial parking lot two miles away and a traffic stop was attempted, but the woman took off again. The truck was found 25 minutes later in King City, where the driver was located and arrested.
Officer responded to a report from a woman who said her 17-year-old daughter had run away. The teen was safely located in the Keizer area a few hours later.
Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft from a business in the 9200 block of Southwest Greenburg Road.
Friday, May 28
Officers arrested a man for DUII in the 9000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard after pulling him over for driving without headlights. His blood alcohol content was later measured at more than twice the legal limit. He was released to the custody of his mother.
Officer responded to a report from an employee at a fast food restaurant in the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway who said a man was digging in the dumpster outside, chased him and threatened to kill him. The man matched the description of the suspect in a similar case from the same restaurant three days earlier. He was arrested for robbery III, criminal mischief II and menacing.
Saturday, May 29
Officers responded to a report from a woman who said her husband saw two men stealing the catalytic converter from their van in the 11700 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue. The husband chased the suspects in another vehicle but left his phone at home and was unable to give law enforcement real-time updates on their location. The suspects were described as white men in a black coupe.
Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence. A man was arrested for strangulation, assault IV and menacing.
Sunday, May 30
Officers responded to a traffic crash on Southwest Scholls Ferry Road near 121st Avenue. A woman swerved to avoid another driver who ran a red light and crashed into a retaining wall, causing damage to her car. She was not seriously hurt.
Officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle the 7500 block of Southwest Hunziker Road. A short time later, it was learned the car had been involved in a three-vehicle crash in Beaverton. The suspect fled the scene on foot.
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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