Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
5/26 8:47 a.m. Michelle Jean Winger-Garris, 50, was lodged in Columbia County on a warrant for probation violation-DUII.
5/29 8:02 a.m. Blakley Herman Hickman, 24, was lodged in Deschutes County on a West Linn warrant for failure to appear-third degree theft.
5/31 12:45 p.m. Craig Arnold Hegrenes, 69, was lodged on suspicion of sexual abuse.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
5/25 8:37 a.m. Kids were loitering and skateboarding near Broadway Street and Buse Street.
5/25 9:28 a.m. A caller said she and her husband were separated, and he came over to her house to threaten her son and throw her planters.
5/25 9:56 a.m. A resident saw someone carrying a firearm and believed they were not allowed to have it because they were on parole.
5/25 11:04 a.m. A caller was concerned about kids who were being spanked by hand and with a stick.
5/25 1:37 p.m. A caller was concerned about her brother after he went to watch a game the night before and never returned.
5/25 3:02 p.m. A caller wished to speak with an officer about a mom and child who were panhandling near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
5/25 3:28 p.m. A resident said her ex-husband was trespassing at her business.
5/25 6:39 p.m. A man wished to report bigamy. He said a woman was abducted by someone in 1969 and he was her real husband.
5/25 6:49 p.m. A caller wished to report a woman and child who were panhandling because she heard the police could direct them to helpful resources.
5/25 8:25 p.m. A mom and her teenaged son were heard arguing in a driveway.
5/25 10:08 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked with its doors open in the middle of a road near the 2100 block of Ridgebrook Drive.
5/26 12:26 p.m. Trucks were suspected of dumping yard debris near 4th Street and Volpp Street.
5/26 12:35 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen sleeping in a woodshed near the 6200 block of Holmes Street.
5/26 3:04 p.m. A caller said his son and daughter got in an argument.
5/26 5:10 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle had been parked for an hour near the 6200 block of Haverhill Court.
5/26 8:36 p.m. A caller said he got Snapchat information about a fight club event for high school kids near Cedar Island.
5/26 9:54 p.m. A caller heard two loud booms near the 1100 block of 12th Street.
5/27 1:15 p.m. A suspicious looking person with no shirt on was "checking a doorknob" at a home near Shannon Lane and Rosepark Drive.
5/27 1:23 p.m. A caller said he was nearly hit by a car while riding his bicycle and the car's occupants were yelling at him while they passed.
5/27 1:31 p.m. A man was suspicious about a brand new motorcycle that was being unloaded at a neighbor's house. He said it "didn't look right."
5/27 7:45 p.m. A caller said someone hacked into her phone and turned the camera on to record what she was doing.
5/29 8:36 a.m. A caller wanted to know if it was illegal to drive with a cast on his right foot.
5/29 9:56 a.m. A "hate sign" was put up near the 20300 block of Willamette Drive.
5/29 10:04 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked with someone sleeping inside near Garden Street and Hood Street.
5/29 3:00 p.m. A vehicle was spray painted near the 2500 block of York Street.
5/29 3:08 p.m. A caller wished to report a stalking situation.
5/29 4:09 p.m. A woman was walking in a circle and yelling near the 1500 block of Burns Street.
5/29 5:11 p.m. A caller was concerned after hearing yelling in the background while on the phone with someone.
5/29 7:30 p.m. A caller said his 26-year-old son was drunk.
5/29 9:20 p.m. A caller said someone entered her house and moved things around while she was gone near the 21200 block of Willamette Drive. She also found a rock with a painted skull on it next to her vehicle and was unsure if it was related to a divorce she was going through.
5/31 11:56 a.m. A resident said she had a "general neighborhood question."
5/31 2:10 p.m. Someone was possibly asleep in a car near the 22700 block of Salamo Road.
5/31 5:37 p.m. A caller said he evicted a tenant a week ago and the evicted resident was smoking on the deck and dumped trash on the property near the 4700 block of Falls View Avenue.
6/1 12:42 p.m. A caller heard a person yelling that he was going to kill someone near the 19500 block of Kapteyns Street.
6/1 2:03 p.m. Someone appeared to be hiding in a park near the 1500 block of Lewis Street.
6/1 7:22 p.m. Kids were seen on a roof near the 5900 block of Holmes Street.
6/1 10:02 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 1900 block of Hall Street.
6/1 11:57 p.m. A man was laying face down near Willamette Falls Drive and 14th Street.
5/26 8:51 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 1800 block of Willamette Falls Drive. No one was injured.
5/27 9:58 a.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Falls Drive and 6th Street. No one was injured.
5/31 12:36 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 4500 block of Cedaroak Drive. No one was injured.
5/25 10:47 a.m. A Verizon account was opened fraudulently in someone's name.
5/25 4:26 p.m. A caller received a fraudulent bill from Verizon.
5/29 1:19 p.m. A caller wanted to talk to an officer about the "publishing clearinghouse" scam going on.
5/31 11:09 a.m. A fraudulent check for $2,000 was cashed on someone's account.
6/1 11:57 a.m. An attorney for the beneficiary of a trust said another trustee took $700,000 from the account.
6/1 12:11 p.m. A resident received a call from someone saying they were with Publisher's Clearing House. He wanted advice after cashing a check for the amount the person was asking for.
6/1 4:12 p.m. A fake prescription was brought to a pharmacy.
5/26 8:58 p.m. Mail was opened and stuffed in someone else's box near the 1100 block of Royal Court.
5/29 12:01 p.m. A $100 personal check was stolen from a vehicle near the 2700 block of Sunset Avenue.