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
11/3 12:34 a.m. A caller said someone was trying to get into their house.
11/3 5:47 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen parked with lights on near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
11/3 9:47 a.m. A caller heard tapping on his window and then saw a police car pull away near the 5000 block of Prospect Street.
11/3 11:02 a.m. A caller said her husband was down the street in a parked car and she and her son had been receiving calls from restricted numbers.
11/3 1:41 p.m. A suspicious looking man was drinking beer and had a bike near Pimlico Drive and Santa Anita Drive.
11/3 3:28 p.m. A caller said a neighbor went into McDonald's while her son was working and caused a scene. The neighbor had been told not to have any contact with the caller or her family.
11/3 6:58 p.m. A caller said she had a dead skunk in front of her house and was willing to pick it up, but didn't want it sitting in her garage for a week.
11/3 8:57 p.m. Fireworks or gun shots were heard near the 1300 block of Troon Drive.
11/3 8:58 p.m. Five "explosions" were heard near the 1800 block of Valley View Drive.
11/4 12:17 a.m. A customer was verbally abusing workers near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
11/4 8:45 a.m. A man was seen "face planted" on the ground near Willamette Drive and Interstate 205. He was sleeping.
11/4 8:53 a.m. A mailbox was damaged, possibly by a baseball bat, near the 900 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
11/4 9:55 a.m. A caller said she broke up a party her daughter was at, and found a bag of mushrooms. She wanted an officer to come and dispose of them.
11/4 4:03 p.m. A woman was possibly taking tires off a car near the 1990 block of 8th Avenue.
11/4 5:41 p.m. Police responded to a domestic call between a man and woman.
11/4 6:24 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked near Interstate 205 and 10th Street.
11/5 7:40 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with no tires was seen near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue.
11/5 9:22 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was coming and going and possibly had someone living in it near the 4200 block of Imperial Drive.
11/5 10:25 a.m. A caller saw someone breaking into her house on a video feed. It was a housekeeping service.
11.5 1:52 p.m. A suspicious looking person was carrying a bottle of wine and talking to himself near Rosemont Road and Salamo Road.
11/5 2:50 p.m. A man was "yelling at nobody in particular" near Pimlico Drive and Santa Anita Drive.
11/5 4:34 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle with the door open was seen near the 19300 block of Robin Circle.
11/5 5:23 p.m. A fight was reported near the 1700 block of Dollar Street.
11/5 5:24 p.m. A caller said her nephew was drinking and yelling at her.
11/5 7:33 p.m. A fight was reported.
11/5 11:23 p.m. An attempted rape that took place last year was reported.
11/6 8:00 a.m. A caller said neighbors across the street came up and started videotaping her and her dog, then flipped her sister off and verbally abused her as she went back to her house.
11/6 9:35 a.m. A caller wanted to talk to an officer about online harassment taking place at his business.
11/6 11:11 a.m. A woman said she went through her son's Halloween candy and found fruit snacks that looked tampered with.
11/6 11:13 a.m. Someone was standing in the middle of the freeway and appeared to be trying to get hit.
11/6 11:39 a.m. A suspicious looking person was stumbling in the middle of the road near Oxford Street and Bonnet Drive.
11/6 1:01 p.m. Someone was possibly casing a building near the 6000 block of Failing Street.
11/6 3:59 p.m. A caller said a neighbor pulled up next to his stepson while he was walking home and swore at him.
11/7 3:51 p.m. Someone was yelling "you made me bleed" at a shop owner.
11/7 6:13 p.m. An employee said someone called and asked if he could come in with a medical condition of "long-lasting erections," then told the employee the remedy was for her to sit on his lap.
11/7 10:00 p.m. An alarm was heard near the 2100 block of Sunset Avenue.
11/8 1:06 p.m. A child was being harassed by another child, who reportedly threatened to get guns and knives.
11/8 2:17 p.m. A caller's son was being confrontational.
11/5 8:14 a.m. An accident was reported near the 18200 block of Willamette Drive. It was unknown if there were injuries.
11/6 3:25 p.m. An accident was reported near S.W. Johnson Road and S.W. Stafford Road. No one was injured.
11/6 7:50 p.m. An accident was reported near the 4100 block of Imperial Drive. No one was injured.
11/8 11:27 a.m. A caller said she had ransomware on her computer that said it would shut the computer down if she didn't pay $900.
11/8 4:15 p.m. A caller said her information was being used in a scam.
10/21 3:44 p.m. A theft was reported near the 2600 block of 5th Avenue.
10/22 10:44 a.m. A caller said his mother's car was stolen in Florida.
10/23 4:07 p.m. A theft was reported after a car's window was broken near the 1500 block of Garden Street.
10/25 2:37 p.m. A skateboard with a "Supreme" sticker valued at $100 was stolen near the 5400 block of West A Street.
10/26 6:36 p.m. The front license plate from a car was stolen near the 2000 block of Hillcrest Drive.
10/30 2:34 p.m. A theft was reported near the 1800 block of 8th Avenue.
10/30 7:13 p.m. Mail was reported stolen near the 2600 block of Umpqua Lane.
10/31 10:53 a.m. Items were stolen from a vehicle near the 1900 block of 16th Street.
11/1 1:34 p.m. Packages were reported stolen near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.
11/6 11:16 a.m. $20 in gas was stolen near the 2100 block of 8th Court.