FONT & AUDIO

MORE STORIES


The Tigard Police Department shares its log of calls for service from May 2-8, 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, May 2

A man armed with a gun was threatening to harm himself in a public area in the 11900 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. As officers responded, the man left the area in a car, then got out on foot. He was not immediately located, and no one was hurt.

Officers were asked to conduct a welfare check on a woman who hadn't been heard from in a while. Responding officers found the woman dead inside her home, along with evidence that she intentionally killed herself.

Tuesday, May 3

A woman intentionally cut herself with a kitchen knife. She was taken to the hospital on a police officer's hold for treatment and a mental health evaluation.

Callers reported a woman was breaking bottles and throwing things at cars in the 11200 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue. Another caller reported the same woman was standing in the street blocking her car, then pounded on her car hood with an object. Responding officers learned the woman had a warrant out for her arrest. She went to jail on the warrant and additional charges of criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Four cars were involved in a chain-reaction rear-end crash on Highway 217. Nobody was hurt.

Wednesday, May 4

A car that was stolen during a burglary was located in a store parking lot in the 7600 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street. Responding officers arrested the suspect, who had just tried using the victim's stolen credit card inside the store.

An off-duty Tigard police officer saw a wrong-way driver on Southwest Pacific Highway near Johnson Street. The driver then hit the median and a traffic sign, deflating three of his tires, and got out of his car and fell to the ground. He went to the hospital and was ultimately arrested for DUII.

Thursday, May 5

An officer stopped a speeding driver near Southwest Pacific Highway and Hall Boulevard. The driver refused to cooperate but was ultimately arrested on outstanding warrants.

Officers responded to an overdose where a woman ingested drugs with the reported intent to kill herself. She was placed on a police officer's hold and taken to the hospital for treatment and evaluation.

A hit-and-run crash happened near Southwest Pacific Highway and Durham Road. One driver rear-ended another, causing that driver to hit a third car. The driver who caused the crash took off on foot but was located just as a K-9 track was being set up. He provided a false name to officers and was ultimately taken to jail on charges of hit-and-run and giving false information to police.

Friday, May 6

A man was arrested for stealing more than $1,000 in merchandise from a store in the 14800 block of Southwest Sequoia Parkway.

A man reported being the victim of aggravated theft. He lost more than $100,000 in an internet scam involving a woman who asked him to wire money. The case is being referred to detectives.

Saturday, May 7

A driver crashed into a light pole and the occupants ran from the scene. Officers responding to the area near Southwest Blum Road and Washington Square Road believe the driver was under the influence. A K-9 track was conducted to try and locate the driver, but the person was not immediately found. The case remains open.

Officers investigated an ongoing domestic violence situation in which a woman was being threatened by a former partner.

Tigard officers assisted Oregon State Police with an injury crash on Interstate 5 near Highway 217.

A man reported his home was burglarized in the 8400 block of Southwest Bonita Road. He believed the suspect was known to him.

Sunday, May 8

Two customers stole merchandise from a store in the 9700 block of Southwest Washington Square Road. When confronted by loss prevention, one of them shoved the store worker, who was not hurt. No arrests have yet been made.

Officers responded to a traffic crash where one driver T-boned another after running a red light at Southwest Sequoia Parkway and Upper Boones Ferry Road. No one was hurt, and the driver who caused the crash was cited.


You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.


Have a thought or opinion on the news of the day? Get on your soapbox and share your opinions with the world. Send us a Letter to the Editor!