Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
LIFE IN WEST LINN
7/28 6:06 p.m. A despondent looking person was seen walking back and forth near Clark Street and Oregon City Boulevard.
7/28 7:07 p.m. Suspicious looking people appeared to be setting up a camp in a vehicle near the 21400 block of Salamo Road.
7/29 5:36 a.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend was yelling at her and her father.
7/29 9:40 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 6500 block of Apollo Road.
7/29 10:13 p.m. A caller said he couldn't find his friend after they were swimming in the river.
7/30 9:26 a.m. Suspicious looking people were going through trash cans near the 2600 block of Hillcrest Court.
7/30 4:00 p.m. A caller believed she heard gunshots near the 1100 block of 12th Street.
8/1 7:08 a.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend who she'd been living with wouldn't let her have her things.
8/3 11:34 a.m. A resident was concerned after noticing a kids bike that was underneath a motorhome near the 1400 block of 14th Street.
8/3 5:38 p.m. Two "very large" people were smoking in a green space near Bland Circle and Salamo Road, and looked "out of place."
7/28 9:55 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
7/28 12:36 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 4300 block of Horton Road. No one was injured.
7/30 10:44 a.m. An accident was reported. It was unknown if there were injuries.
7/30 11:03 a.m. A hit-and-run accident involving a mailbox was reported near the 2500 block of Pimlico Drive. No one was injured.
7/30 1:01 p.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Drive and Bolton Street. No one was injured.
8/1 3:23 p.m. Two vehicles collided near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
8/3 1:36 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 1700 block of Blankenship Road. No one was injured.
7/30 6:12 a.m. A caller said he paid someone over $10,000 to work on his boat and the work hadn't been done. He'd also been scammed on some deck work.
7/30 5:43 p.m. A man said he was trying to sell his house and someone was posting it on craigslist as a rental.
8/3 5:05 p.m. A caller said someone was scanning business logos to create fake bills and sending them to him.
7/29 8:23 a.m. A Macbook Pro, Adidas soccer cleats and reading glasses were stolen from an unlocked car near the 5800 block of West A Street.
7/29 9:51 a.m. Registration documents were stolen from a vehicle near the 6100 block of Caufield Street.
7/29 7:18 p.m. A caller said that last December someone broken into her house and took a safe, and about a month ago the person admitted to doing it.