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Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:


11/4 1:27 p.m. A residential burglary was reported in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road. An ex-husband is suspected.

11/5 12:41 p.m. A man reported a burglary of his girlfriend’s home in the 3100 block of Sabo Lane. The suspect is the girlfriend’s son.

11/5 1:27 p.m. An antique sign valued at $1,000 was taken from West Linn Saloon.


11/4 7:38 a.m. A vehicle in the 2500 block of Crestview Drive was broken into. An iPod and other items were taken.

11/4 8:30 a.m. Two vehicles were broken into in the 2300 block of Falcon Drive.

11/5 1:22 p.m. Two bronze statues, a pressure washer and a chainsaw were stolen in the 2100 block of Marylwood Court.


11/5 1:43 p.m. A suspected fraudulent check was reported in the 800 block of Wendy Court.


11/1 8:40 a.m. An accident was reported at Cedaroak and Willamette drives.

11/1 11:51 p.m. A vehicle hit a lamp house in the 19600 block of Hidden Springs Road.

11/3 3:23 p.m. An accident occurred at 10th Street and Interstate 205.

11/3 3:39 p.m. Two vehicles collided on southbound I-205 at 10th Street.

11/5 8:46 a.m. Two vehicles were involved in an accident on southbound I-205 on the bridge.

11/5 3:45 p.m. An accident was reported at Cedaroak and Willamette drives.

11/5 5:07 p.m. A case of hit and run was reported at 10th Street and I-205.

11/6 5:08 p.m. A woman reported hitting a deer near Jolie Pointe Road and Willamette Drive.

11/7 9:26 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported at Borland and Stafford roads.


11/1 2:39 p.m. Cigarette butts were found in front of a home in the 4000 block of Glen Terrace. The suspect is a man “obsessed” with a daughter in the home.

11/1 3:08 p.m. A woman in the 22800 block of Willamette Drive was cited and released on suspicion of telephonic harassment.

11/1 8:23 p.m. Argumentative subjects at a game at West Linn High School were kicked out for language usage and suspected drug or alcohol use.

11/2 8:25 p.m. An explosion was heard near Spring Rock Circle and Sunset Avenue.

11/3 3:26 p.m. A suspicious shopping cart was disturbing in the 2900 block of Mark Lane.

11/4 8:36 a.m. Graffiti was reported in the 4000 block of Kenthorpe Way.

11/5 8:55 a.m. A mother was warned for leaving her baby in a vehicle for 10 minutes near Hood Street and Willamette Drive.

11/5 9:11 a.m. A student under the influence of marijuana was in the West Linn High School office.

11/5 4:30 p.m. A resident near Hidden Springs Road and Wildwood Drive was concerned for someone cutting down trees in the near dark.

11/5 9:05 p.m. A man standing in the street at Jolie Pointe Road and Willamette Drive was deemed suspicious.

11/6 10:52 a.m. A frightened caller saw an unfamiliar vehicle in the driveway and heard footsteps downstairs. The suspected prowler was the exterminator.

11/7 2:50 p.m. A vehicle was egged in the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

11/7 3:09 p.m. A resident in the 2000 block of Virginia Lane was accused of pointing his stereo speakers toward a son’s room.

11/7 5:26 a.m. A jogger with his hands in a sweatshirt scared a child in the 22000 block of Salamo Road.

11/7 6:49 p.m. A drunken man sitting outside the liquor storing in the 19300 block of Willamette Drive was screaming.

11/7 7:50 p.m. Three suspicious men at Sport Clips didn’t want haircuts or to watch a game on the televisions.

11/7 9:56 p.m. Gunshots were heard in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road.

11/7 11:45 p.m. A drunken man in the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive threw up.


11/6 10:29 a.m. A poor pooch in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road was barked at by a woman, almost kicked and called a “devil.”

11/6 12:22 p.m. A dog owner in the 3600 block of Ridgewood Way found a note on her window that read: “If you like your dogs, you’ll keep them quiet.”

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