Tigard Police Log: Sept. 6-12, 2021
Monday, Sept. 6
After a couple of welfare checks, including one at Southwest Greenburg Road and 90th Avenue, an officer placed a man on a police officer hold who was dehydrated and had swollen feet from walking 24 hours straight. He was struggling with voices telling him to kill his parents and not to drink water or go to the hospital. He was transported to a local hospital for care and an evaluation.
A catalytic converter was stolen from a 2006 Prius in a hotel parking lot in the 9500 block of Southwest Locust Street sometime over the last two days.
Tuesday, Sept. 7
A woman was contacted by the manager of a storage business informing her that the lock on her unit was missing and the storage unit containing household goods had been cleaned out. The theft occurred sometime over the last one and a half weeks.
Officers responded to a robbery near Southwest Johnston Street and Grant Avenue, where two men got out of a truck and demanded a man and woman walking along the Fanno Creek Trail drop everything. The woman reported one of the suspects ripped her purse off her and took her cellphone and keys. The men got back into the truck and drove off. The victims were not hurt.
Wednesday, Sept. 8
A gray Toyota pickup truckÂ with a toolbox was stolen in the 7800 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street.
A 5-year-old reported being punched and denied food by his grandmother. Police are investigating.
Thursday, Sept. 9
A driver hit a pedestrian in the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. The driver reported two people ran across the street in the middle of the block and the driver hit the second person. The first pedestrian did not want to identify himself to officers, and the second pedestrian was taken to the hospital for injuries and is expected to recover.
A witness reported seeing a woman with a child handling a methamphetamine pipe in her car in the 10700 block of Southwest Greenburg Road. Officers believe the woman was smoking meth. The woman was cited for endangering the welfare of a minor, and the child was referred to the Department of Human Services for safety.
Friday, Sept. 10
At least four lockers were broken into at a gym in the 16200 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. Debit and credit cards were stolen, then used at a store nearby. The investigation remains open.
A woman was arrested for DUII after she pulled up behind an officer who was conducting a separate traffic stop on Southwest 72ndÂ Avenue near Varns Street. When the officer approached the woman, he observed signs of impairment and the smell of alcohol. She had a blood alcohol content of 0.17% — more than twice the legal limit.
Saturday, Sept. 11
Officers did extra patrols around Main Street, connecting with business owners and employees on a range of issues including nuisance complaints and livability issues.
A hotel employee found a guest deceased inside his hotel room in the 13000 block of Southwest 68thÂ Parkway. Officers responded along with the medical examiner to conduct a death investigation. Foul play is not suspected.
Sunday, Sept. 12
Someone tried to steal a car from an apartment complex in the 13600 block of Southwest Pacific Highway but crashed it into a parked car in the lot and ran off. Officers conducted a K-9 track, but the suspect(s) were not immediately located.
A DoorDash driver's car was stolen while he was picking up an order inside a restaurant in the 13300 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. The suspect ditched the car at a gas station nearby. Officers recovered the car and found the suspect nearby, who was positively identified by a gas station employee and taken to jail.
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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