Tigard Police Log: Youths accused in armed robbery
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, June 12
A fight was reported between a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl near Southwest Walnut Street and Grant Avenue. Responding officers arrived and separated them. Their parents responded and will be following up with school resource officers.
A man reported his van was broken into while he stopped for lunch, and several thousand dollars' worth of items were stolen.
A man in an apparent mental health crisis had a gun and was seeing things in his apartment. The Mental Health Response Team arrived, and officers got the man to put the gun away and walk out to officers. The man agreed to give his firearm to a family member for safekeeping.
Monday, June 13
Patrol officers arrested the suspect in a deadly hit-and-run from March, after the suspect was indicted on several charges by a Washington County grand jury.
A woman was hit by a car in a store parking lot in the 7500 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street. The driver stayed on scene. The woman had minor injuries.
People reported five separate catalytic converter thefts throughout the city.
Tuesday, June 14
A crash happened between a car and bicyclist on Southwest 72nd Avenue at Oak Street. The driver stayed on the scene and was cooperative. The cyclist went to the hospital with minor injuries.
Callers reported a fight at a store in the 7800 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street where witnesses reported one man was holding another man down on the ground. Responding officers learned the man on the ground was autistic and the man holding him down was his caregiver. The man with autism had become upset over pizza. A responding officer offered him ice cream and he calmed down.
An auto shop owner on Southwest Burnham Street found a suspect in a customer's vehicle. The owner pulled the suspect out of the car, but the suspect broke free and got away.
Wednesday, June 15
A group of four kids, ages 10-14, shoplifted from a store in the 9300 block of Southwest Washington Square Road. One of them flashed a gun at loss prevention when the employee tried to intervene. Responding officers found all four kids and learned the gun was a very realistic-looking Airsoft gun. The 14-year-old who flashed it was charged with robbery II and was taken to the juvenile detention center.
Two vehicles were reported stolen; a Ford F-350 from a store in the 7500 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street, and a GMC van from an apartment complex in the 11500 block of Southwest 135th Avenue.
Thursday, June 16
Employees at a store in the 9300 block of Southwest Washington Square Road reported a woman who shoplifted items. When loss prevention tried to intervene, she bit the employee. She left before officers arrived and was not immediately located.
A woman reported her locked garage was broken into in the 13200 block of Southwest Hawks Beard Street, and a few items were missing.
A man reported his storage unit was burglarized by someone who cut off the lock and stole several thousand dollars in tools in the 12800 block of Southwest Pacific Highway.
Friday, June 17
Officers responded to Southwest Whistlers Loop, where a man with a gun fired a couple of shots then killed himself. Nobody else was hurt. Out of an abundance of caution, neighbors in the area were asked to shelter in place as officers secured the firearm and the scene.
A man was arrested for violating a restraining order involving an ex-spouse.
A driver who was under the influence crashed into a sign on Highway 217 near Interstate 5. He wasn't hurt and was ultimately arrested for DUII, reckless driving and criminal mischief.
Saturday, June 18
A man was arrested for menacing and unlawful use of a weapon, after he threatened to harm a friend with a knife. When officers responded, the man raised the knife and initially refused to comply with commands, but he was ultimately safely taken into custody.
An employee at a pharmacy in the 12000 block of Southwest Main Street reported an agitated customer was inside the store breaking things. Officers arrested her for criminal mischief and learned she also had a warrant out for her arrest.
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