Tigard Police Log: Overdose victim revived at fast food restaurant
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, Sept. 4
Several thefts from cars were reported from a hotel parking lot in the 9000 block of Southwest Washington Square Road.
A woman reported an expensive family heirloom was stolen from her apartment while she was hospitalized. The case remains open.
A man reported getting off Highway 217 onto Highway 99W, when a strange man approached his car asking for money. When the driver refused, the man jumped onto the car. Officers recognized the suspect as someone who is known to experience chronic mental health issues. The suspect was charged with disorderly conduct.
Monday, Sept. 5
Officers responded to several calls involving people experiencing apparent mental health crises throughout the city.
An employee reported finding a man passed out in a car in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Southwest 72nd Avenue. A responding officer discovered the man had taken fentanyl. The officer did CPR and administered Narcan (which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose) and brought the man back.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
A man was arrested for strangulation (domestic violence) involving an ex-partner of his.
An employee from a store in the 7600 block of Southwest Dartmouth Street reported a theft that occurred on Aug. 1 when two men fraudulently purchased thousands of dollars of electronics. The case remains open.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
A patrol officer helped saved a man's life after he collapsed, likely due to a cardiac event. The man had no pulse and was not breathing, but the officer began CPR and continued until medics arrived. The man was revived at the scene and was taken to the hospital.
A loss prevention employee from a store in the 9700 block of Southwest Washington Square Road reported a shoplifter who stole an expensive piece of merchandise, then shoved the loss prevention employee who tried to stop him, turning the case into a robbery. The suspect was not immediately located, and the case remains open.
Thursday, Sept. 8
An 11-year-old was reported missing, and officers flooded the area to look for him. He was found safe within 20 minutes.
Officers responded to a young man who wanted to hurt himself inside a home. Officers spoke with him and got him to a safe position. He was then taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
Friday, Sept. 9
Officers assisted around Southwest 72nd Avenue and Bonita Road, where downed power lines took out traffic lights for the afternoon.
A domestic disturbance was reported between a mother and son. Officers learned the son had a warrant out for his arrest and he was taken to jail.
A mother was arrested via a citation for shoplifting at a store in the 9400 block of Southwest Washington Square Road while her daughter was with her.
Officers responded to a traffic crash in which a box truck lost its brakes coming off Interstate 5 and rolled over near Southwest 68th Avenue and Dartmouth Street. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Saturday, Sept. 10
A business owner reported watching two men prowling cars in a back lot via a live camera feed. Responding officers found a work truck nearby had been broken into and tools had been removed. Officers found one of the two suspects and learned he also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was taken to jail on several charges.
A man was arrested for criminal mischief after a witness saw him tagging street signs with spray paint. The same man was also a suspect in an assault case from August, and he was taken to jail.
Editor's note: The Family Justice Center of Washington County reminds everyone that resources are available if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence or abuse.
If this is an emergency and you or someone you know is in danger, call or text 911 immediately.
The Family Justice Center can be reached at 503-430-8300, where callers can connect to partners' crisis lines, 24/7.
You can also call them individually at:
• Domestic Violence Resource Center: 503-469-8620
• Sexual Violence Resource Center: 503-640-5311
• Safety Compass: 971-235-0021
• Washington County Mental Health: 503-291-9111
Tri-county resources include:
• Multnomah County, Call To Safety: 503-235-5333
• Clackamas County, A Safe Place and Clackamas Women's Services: 888-654-2288
• The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
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