Tigard Police Log: Dec. 27, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022
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.
Monday, Dec. 27
A witness reported a 5-year-old child was left alone in a car in the parking lot of a store in the 9000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. Officers found the child in her car seat playing with an iPad. Responding officers learned the father was near the car handling an emotional situation with a family member at the time. The family was educated about the laws surrounding leaving children alone, and the Department of Human Services was notified.
An employee of a fast food restaurant was scammed out of money by an unknown person who called her, pretended to be a fellow employee or supervisor within the same restaurant chain, and told her to make two deposits at a nearby ATM. There are no suspect leads at this time.
Tuesday, Dec. 28
A caller reported a man and woman dumped trash in the parking lot of a business in the 16200 block of Southwest Pacific Highway, including several pieces of mail and checkbooks, then affixed a license plate to their car before leaving. They were not immediately located.
Windows were smashed out on a car while it was parked in a hotel parking lot in the 9500 block of Southwest Locust Street and some items were stolen. The owner of the car said it happened between trips to load up his car prior to his departure from the hotel.
Wednesday, Dec. 29
Several people called in to report a man creating a disturbance along Southwest Main Street. Officers learned he was intoxicated, and he was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.
A man reported his wife's credit card number was being fraudulently used to order cell phones online.
Officers assisted Tualatin police with deploying spike strips and executing a high-risk traffic stop involving theft suspects.
Thursday, Dec. 30
A car was stolen from a restaurant in the 11400 block of Southwest Pacific Highway after the owner left it running and unattended.
A recent sexual assault was reported to police. The investigation remains active.
A sergeant on patrol interrupted a theft in progress outside a restaurant in the 10300 block of Southwest Greenburg Road. A K-9 track was conducted for the suspect, who was found in the dumpster of a neighboring restaurant. He was cited for the theft and was given resources.
Friday, Dec. 31
An overdose was reported at an apartment complex in the 14500 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. Another person there used Narcan to reverse the effects of the overdose.
A woman was taken to jail and charged with assault after physically attacking a family member in the 11100 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard.
Employees at a store in the 9400 block of Southwest Washington Square Road reported two men who had previously shoplifted from the store were back and selecting items. They again stole merchandise and were stopped by officers nearby. They were both charged with theft.
Saturday, Jan. 1
A family driving by a church in the 9900 block of Southwest McKenzie Street saw two nativity figurines on fire. They stopped to put out the flames, and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to make sure there was no additional danger. The family did not see anyone in the area at the time who could have set the fire. The case is being investigated as a potential bias crime and remains active.
Officers responded to a welfare check at a store in the 7600 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street, where a juvenile had bloody hands, a bottle of alcohol and was asking employees for a knife. He began kicking and punching displays but was later calmed down. His family was notified, and he was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
A car was stolen from a parking garage in the 9400 block of Southwest Washington Square Road.
Sunday, Jan. 2
Stormy conditions and heavy rain led to high water in several areas of Tigard, and officers called for help from public works after a tree came down near Southwest Tiedeman Avenue and Tigard Street and was blocking the road.
Officers assisted firefighters with a house fire in the 7900 block of Southwest Bond Street. All three people who were inside the home made it out. One was taken to the hospital.
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