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.
Quality local journalism takes time and money, which comes, in part, from paying readers. If you enjoy articles like this one, please consider supporting us.
(It costs just a few cents a day.)