Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
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6/9 7:32 a.m. A caller wished to discuss domestic issues with an officer.
6/9 6:10 p.m. A woman said her ex-husband was telling her she wouldn't see her daughter again and that he was leaving the country with her.
6/9 7:36 p.m. A man said his wife told him he couldn't come home.
6/9 10:40 p.m. A suspicious looking car had gone up and down a street three times near the 5300 block of Grove Street.
6/10 3:30 p.m. A caller said someone was possibly smoking methamphetamine in a car near the 2100 block of 8th Court.
6/10 4:31 p.m. A man said someone was storing property at his home, and they were demanding to get into his house while he was out of town. The person told the man that he would tell the police there were drugs in the house in order to get in.
6/10 5:34 p.m. A caller's ex was refusing to leave.
6/11 6:56 a.m. A suspicious looking man looked out of place near Willamette Falls Drive and Epperly Way.
6/11 12:17 p.m. A caller said her son was confronted by an adult when he got off the bus near 11th Street and 5th Avenue. The adult followed the kid home and accused him of saying something about their child.
6/11 12:30 p.m. A caller refused to provide any information and kept saying "Let me talk to an officer."
6/11 3:04 p.m. An 6/11 4:26 p.m. A resident was concerned about a man who was walking back and forth with what was possibly a large bottle of alcohol near Pimlico Drive and Santa Anita Drive.
6/11 4:43 p.m. A caller said a man and woman who appeared to be homeless yelled at her 10-year-old son near the 5000 block of Territorial Drive.
6/11 6:16 p.m. A caller said a dog was in her backyard and "challenging" her near the 3400 block of Chelan Drive.
6/11 6:18 p.m. A man said he'd been camping with people and it "got violent." He felt he was being hunted by people who had knives.
6/11 10:37 p.m. A caller said his girlfriend was "acting out" and took his car keys after she'd been drinking.
6/12 6:27 a.m. Someone was seen masturbating in a vehicle.
6/12 1:32 p.m. A video poker monitor was damaged near the 1700 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
6/12 1:37 p.m. A caller said a suspicious looking van parked near the 5600 block of Hood Street every few days, and she believed someone was sleeping in it.
6/12 2:41 p.m. A caller heard cars doing cookies in a park near the 3600 block of Fairview Way.
6/12 2:41 p.m. A caller said someone pulled her son off his skateboard and threw him to the ground.
6/12 3:08 p.m. A caller said a neighbor was revving a car engine and that the whole family bullied her.
6/12 4:44 p.m. A man was stumbling back and forth near the 19000 block of Willamette Drive.
6/12 8:22 p.m. A homeless man appeared to be "all drugged up" near Interstate 205.
6/12 9:49 p.m. A woman said a neighbor dumped yard clippings and a Christmas tree near her property, and a sprinkler pipe was cut near where the tree was dumped.
6/12 10:05 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near the 19000 block of Willamette Drive.
6/13 8:09 a.m. Two men appeared to be living under a bridge near the 5300 block of River Street.
6/13 4:08 p.m. An 18-year-old was arguing with his mom.
6/13 4:43 p.m. A resident said she paid a friend to do work and the work hadn't been done.
6/13 4:49 p.m. Kids were throwing shaken soda bottles onto a playground near the 3100 block of Parker Road.
6/13 7:49 p.m. A driver was seen slumped over near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
6/13 8:02 p.m. Someone was seen smoking marijuana on the side of a road near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive.
6/15 8:56 a.m. A caller said her son was assaulted by another child on the bus.
6/15 4:41 p.m. A resident said a suspicious looking man told her that "my friends decided to dump all my stuff in the bushes" near the 2200 block of Rogue Way.
6/15 10:53 p.m. A caller said three suspicious looking vehicles pulled into the McDonald's parking lot and one of the drivers put a "Pitbull-type" dog in one of the cars.
6/15 11:06 p.m. A caller said a drunk woman was throwing food at a window and driving around near the 18800 block of Willamette Drive.
6/15 11:13 p.m. Gunshots or fireworks were heard near the 2200 block of 5th Avenue.
6/11 12:43 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Willamette Drive and Hood Street. No one was injured.
6/11 5:26 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
6/12 8:14 a.m. Three vehicles collided on Interstate 205. No one was injured.
6/12 12:11 p.m. A vehicle hit a brick post and drove away near the 1300 block of Heater Court. No one was injured.
6/12 6:02 p.m. A vehicle hit a stop sign and drove away near Arbor Drive and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
6/12 7:02 p.m. An accident was reported near the 19000 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
6/13 8:55 a.m. Two vehicles collided near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. No one was injured.
6/12 1:12 p.m. A scam call was reported.
6/15 3:53 p.m. A man said his wife got a call from a credit card company about a fraudulent application for a credit update.
6/10 3:36 p.m. Three pairs of sunglasses were stolen by juveniles near the 21100 block of Salamo Road.
6/12 10:27 a.m. A theft was reported near the 1700 block of Blankenship Road.
6/12 4:39 p.m. An ID and Social Security card were stolen from a misplaced wallet.
6/13 2:34 p.m. A burglary in progress was reported near the 2900 block of Mark Lane.