Tigard Police Log: July 5-11, 2021
Monday, July 5
Officers responded to a report of an unknown suspect that cut a lock and broke into a gated commercial lot early in the 7900 block of Southwest Ashford Street, breaking windows on two SUVs and stealing tools and a utility trailer, which was later recovered. The case is under investigation.
Officers took a report of a cell phone that was stolen after it had been left on a desk at a department store in the 9700 block of Southwest Washington Square Road.
Officers took reports of multiple catalytic converter thefts in the 9500 and 10000 blocks of Southwest Washington Square Road.
Officers responded to a traffic crash on Southwest Main Street near Pacific Highway where a woman ran over a median and struck a tree. She was arrested for DUII.
Tuesday, July 6
Officers took a report of a car prowl on Southwest 79th Avenue near Alder Street. An unknown suspect shattered a window, took apart the steering column and popped open the hood in an attempt to steal a vehicle.
An officer discovered a brush fire on Southwest Pacific Highway near 68th Parkway. Witnesses saw a man lighting off fireworks there. A K-9 team conducted a track to find the culprit and found two families lighting off mortars. No one matched the suspect's description however their fireworks were confiscated after they were warned and educated about fire danger.
Wednesday, July 7
Officers took a report of criminal mischief at a business in the 9000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. Someone threw a baseball through a window. Nothing was missing inside the store.
Officers took a report of a stolen vehicle in the 10500 block of Southwest Tigard Street.
Officers responded to a report from a resident who was concerned about a man on their porch who had blood on his face and was exhibiting behavioral health issues. The individual needed medical attention and had a felony warrant out for his arrest. He was transported to a hospital and later cited for the warrant.
Thursday, July 8
While on routine patrol officers saw two people on the loading dock behind a business in the 12000 block of Southwest Main Street, which is a common target area for thefts. One subject had an outstanding felony warrant and was in possession of a knife and heroin. The man was arrested and transported to jail.
Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated driver on Southwest Pacific Highway near Durham Road. The female motorist was unable to complete field sobriety tests due to her level of inebriation and initially refused a breath test. She was arrested for DUII and transported to jail.
Friday, July 9
Officers responded to a report from a woman who said her ex-boyfriend broke into her home. The man left the area in a stolen car, and when contacted, he ran from the vehicle sparking a foot chase and K-9 track. At that time, he was not located. Later, a witness reported seeing him. Officers again responded, and after another lengthy dog track, he was located and taken into custody on several charges.
Officers assisted with a major injury crash involving a head-on collision on Southwest Pacific Highway near Sunset Boulevard in Sherwood.
Saturday, July 10
Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft in the 16800 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue.
Officers responded to a report of an injured bicycle rider. A man riding on Southwest Roy Rogers Road was hurt in a crash. He was transported to a hospital and his family was notified.
Officers responded to a request for a welfare check on a woman in the 11800 block of Southwest 91st Avenue who was yelling at people, threatening them, and displaying escalating behavior. The Washington County Crisis Team was called, and the woman was transported to a hospital.
Sunday, July 11
An officer contacted two people who were taking items from a dumpster in the 12000 block of Southwest Main Street. A driver pulled into the area and immediately left the scene. The officer located the motorist, who was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, giving false information to police and failing to present a license.
Officers took a report of a burglary at a business in the 12100 block of Southwest Main Street. High-end merchandise was stolen worth approximately $6,000.
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.
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