Tigard Police Log: Woman leads officers on high-speed chase
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.
Sunday, May 29
A man reported he was walking near Southwest Summerfield Drive and Durham Road when a driver pulled up next to him and called him racial slurs. Officers spoke with the suspect at his home, who denied the interaction. The case remains open.
Two shoplifters were detained by loss prevention at separate stores in the 9300 block of Southwest Washington Square Road within a matter of hours. In each case, an officer responded and arrested the suspects for theft II.
Monday, May 30
A suspicious vehicle was reported on Southwest Center Street. Responding officers learned the car was stolen and found one person in the car who had a felony warrant out for his arrest. He was taken to jail.
A patrol officer arrested a woman with a felony warrant during a traffic stop near Southwest Pacific Highway and Southwest 72nd Avenue.
A man reported his rental property was burglarized on Southwest Center Street and electronics were taken.
Tuesday, May 31
Officers responded to an attempted robbery where a woman tried to rob a man in Tigard, then drove to a second location where she threatened people and nearly hit them with her car. Responding officers tried to stop her, but she eluded police and continued to drive erratically and at a high rate of speed on surface streets and Highway 217 before she ultimately stopped near Southwest Bangy Road and Bonita Road. She was safely taken into custody and went to jail on 12 charges plus two out-of-state arrest warrants.
Copper wire was stolen from a property near Southwest Hall Boulevard and Pacific Highway. No arrests were immediately made, but officers are working with a suspect description.
Wednesday, June 1
A man was arrested for harassment (domestic violence) for a physical altercation involving another person in the home.
A welfare check turned into a death investigation involving a 35-year-old with suspected medical issues.
Thursday, June 2
Detectives were notified of a case of elder abuse. The investigation remains active.
The Mental Health Response Team worked with a man experiencing a crisis near Southwest Burnham Street and Main Street. Ultimately, they provided the man a voluntary transport to the hospital for an evaluation.
Friday, June 3
A caller reported a burglary in progress at an apartment complex in the 14600 block of Southwest 76th Avenue, where four people had entered a vacant unit. Responding officers learned all four were juveniles connected to the complex, and management did not wish to press charges. They were released to their parents.
Officers responded to a minor fender bender between a car and a school bus near Southwest Hall Boulevard and Durham Road. Nobody was hurt.
A man was arrested for improper use of 9-1-1 and disorderly conduct after he sent threatening text messages to 9-1-1 indicating he wished to harm people and police officers. Nobody was hurt.
Saturday, June 4
Callers reported a suspicious person trying to get into cars in a store parking lot in the 9000 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. Responding officers learned the man was in a stolen truck and had several warrants out for his arrest. He was taken to jail.
Two catalytic converters were reported stolen — one from a restaurant in the middle of the day in the 9200 block of Southwest Burnham Street, the other from an apartment complex in the 11600 block of Southwest 72nd Avenue, which was stolen sometime in the last few days.
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