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This week's calls include: fighting drivers, a very slow car and a nearly $100,000 scam.

Monday, Aug. 9

Officers responded to a report of a man who confronted a driver at a business in the 11700 block of Southwest Pacific Highway for running a stop light. The driver punched him in the face, and he sprayed the driver with pepper spray. Following an investigation, neither subject wanted to press charges.

Officers responded to a tip reported through dispatch and arrested a man in the 9500 block of Southwest Washington Square Road for being in possession of a vehicle that had been stolen in Hillsboro. 

Tuesday, Aug. 10

Officers responded to a report of a man who smashed a rearview mirror of an occupied vehicle, and then pepper-sprayed bystanders in the 11700 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. He was arrested for unlawful use of mace, criminal mischief, and a parole violation.

Officers responded to reports of several car prowls in the 10200 block of Southwest 67th Avenue, 13600 block of Southwest Rosemary Lane and 11000 block of Southwest Eschman Way that occurred overnight. Credit cards and a wallet left in a reusable bag were among the items stolen. At least one vehicle was unlocked.

Officers took a report of a theft in the 13200 block of Southwest Hawks Beard Street. Jewelry, handbags, and clothing were stolen from a garage during the last week. There were no signs of forced entry.

Wednesday, Aug. 11

Officers responded to the report of a burglary at a business in the 9800 block of MacKenzie Street. An employee who worked in the building noticed the perimeter door was open and things were out of place. He confronted a man outside who quickly left by bike. It was unknown if anything was missing at the time of incident. 

Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated motorist on Southwest Waverly Drive near Southwest 92nd Avenue. A man was seen driving 5 mph, hitting a curb, and weaving before he entered his home. Following an investigation, he was cited for DUII (alcohol) and reckless driving.

Thursday, Aug. 12

Officers responded to a head-on collision on Southwest Cascade Avenue near Greenburg Road in which one driver turned in front of the other. There was extensive damage to the cars involved, but neither motorist was hurt.

A car stolen in Tigard on Aug. 6 in the 7800 block of Southwest Hunziker Road was recovered in Gresham in the 2400 block of Northeast Division Street. The owner picked up the vehicle.

Officers took a report of fraud from a man who said someone used his social security number to open an unemployment claim. He was notified by his employer and the claim was denied.

Officers responded to a report of a man lying on the ground in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 11400 block of Southwest 135th Avenue. He had been sleeping and was not in need of medical attention. It was learned the man had on an outstanding felony warrant out of Washington County. He was also in possession of a folding knife, dagger and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and transported to jail.

Friday, Aug. 13

An officer on routine patrol conducted a traffic stop on a motorist traveling erratically and drifting into oncoming traffic on Southwest Greenfield Drive near 132nd Avenue. The man exhibited signs of being under the influence of alcohol. After a judge signed a search warrant for his blood, he agreed to a breath test. Two hours later, his blood alcohol content was measured at almost three times the legal limit. He was arrested for DUII and reckless driving.

Officers responded to a report of a man sitting in his car, yelling out the window and trying to start a fight in a fast-food parking lot in the 11200 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue. It was learned he had suspended driving privileges and an outstanding felony warrant out of Washington. He was arrested for the warrant and cited for driving without insurance and driving while suspended.

Officers responded to a report from a Tigard Public Library employee who said two men were involved in a physical fight at the entrance of the building in the 13500 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. One of the men had two outstanding warrants and was arrested.

Officers took a report from a woman who said she was the victim of a moving scam, where the company she paid to move her household possessions across the country never delivered her belongings. She was unable to reach anyone with the company and is out almost $100,000 in property. The case is under investigation and was forwarded to Commercial Crimes Unit detectives.

Saturday, Aug. 14

Officers responded to a report of a road rage incident where one driver pepper-sprayed the other. The suspect left prior to arrival and was not found.

Officers took a report from a resident who said a man was caught on home surveillance coming up the porch three times between 3 and 3:50 a.m. to steal packages in the 11000 block of Southwest Legacy Oak Way.

An officer on his way home after a shift came across a business burglary in the 9100 block of Southwest Burnham Street. There was extensive damage to the building, including several broken windows and some flooding. A K-9 track was conducted but the suspect was not found. The case is under investigation.

Sunday, Aug. 15

Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance with a weapon in the 9200 block of North Dakota Street. It was determined to be a verbal argument where a man was upset about not being able to leave with his dog. No crime was committed.

Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft from a vehicle parked outside a store in the 16800 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue.

Officers took a report of three catalytic converters that were stolen at a company over the weekend. The cars were parked in a lot in the 7300 block of Southwest Bonita Road.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 9400 block of Southwest Maplewood Drive involving ex-spouses who gave conflicting statements about what occurred. It was determined there was no crime.

Offices took a report of a bicycle theft from the second-floor balcony at an apartment in the 11800 block of Southwest 91st Avenue.

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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