Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
11/11 1:26 p.m. A 39-year-old man was lodged at Klamath County Jail on West Linn warrants for parole violation-DUII and parole violation-failure to appear.
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11/9 7:23 a.m. A caller said a neighbor she had a stalking order against was harassing her and her kids.
11/9 11:52 a.m. A suspicious looking person was seen wandering around, appeared to be smoking something and was yelling expletives near the 6400 block of Palomino Way.
11/9 1:02 p.m. A caller said they had a political sign that was defaced with "Jewish markings."
11/9 11:18 p.m. A caller said he came home and found a note from his wife and two daughters that said "We left forever and are not coming back." He said their belongings were gone, but some of his were too.
11/10 1:33 p.m. A "very weathered" man was sitting outside bathrooms near the 1500 block of Lewis Street.
11/10 2:23 p.m. A resident heard "scared screaming" from a woman in a house.
11/10 5:02 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen on Interstate 205.
11/10 9:53 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen laying on cardboard near mailboxes around the 19500 block of Willamette Drive.
11/11 8:02 p.m. Screaming and banging were heard from a home.
11/11 11:08 p.m. A caller said people threw three eggs at his front picture window near the 4200 block of Riverview Drive.
11/12 8:40 a.m. A resident found an open package addressed to someone else on his front porch. It turned out that the package was a gift and put on the wrong porch.
11/12 2:45 p.m. A caller said a neighbor across the street was acting hostile to his kids.
11/12 4:41 p.m. A resident said she saw a stranger walk out of her home on her camera.
11/12 8:36 p.m. A suspicious looking man was walking around and knocking on doors near the 2400 block of Bellevue Terrace.
11/12 9:10 p.m. A burglary was reported at a home. A carton of milk and some change was left behind.
11/13 11:13 a.m. A caller said she lost her phone, and as she tracked it on "Find My Phone" it seemed to be moving in her house. She was at work and no one was supposed to be home; it turned out she'd left it plugged in at home.
11/13 2:47 p.m. Drugs were found in a restroom near the 1500 block of Burns Street.
11/13 3:20 p.m. A caller wanted to talk to an officer about drugs found on a rental property.
11/13 9:00 p.m. A caller said her ex-husband was harassing her and her son by text message.
11/15 3:20 p.m. A man at a bus stop was yelling and screaming near the 22800 block of Willamette Drive.
11/15 5:21 p.m. A suspicious looking woman was walking down a road, looking into houses and writing on a tablet near the 5300 block of Windsor Terrace. The person was canvassing the neighborhood and wasn't selling anything.
11/15 8:26 p.m. A caller said she heard a knock at her door but wasn't able to see anyone.
11/16 9:18 a.m. A man looked like he was "scoping" a neighborhood near Kantara Court and Kantara Way.
11/16 4:47 p.m. A resident said he had a stalking order against a neighbor and that neighbor was screaming and clapping at him.
11/16 6:21 p.m. A caller said she received some mail with sensitive/personal information and it appeared to have been opened and taped back together.
11/17 4:41 a.m. A caller was concerned after noticing lights flashing in a store near the 5600 block of Hood Street.
11/17 12:41 p.m. A group of middle school-aged kids was seen running across Interstate 205. 11/17 1:41 p.m. A caller said she asked a group of high school-aged kids to leave the little kids' area of a playground and they refused.
11/17 6:08 p.m. A resident said someone ran her off the road and was taking pictures of her car near the 2100 block of Long Street.
11/17 11:08 p.m. A man was seen hiding in bushes near the 2900 block of Arbor Drive. When discovered, he ran and hid in other bushes.
11/18 1:16 p.m. A caller said she was told by a neighbor that someone was trying to break into her house near the 2000 block of Tumwater Street.
11/18 2:41 p.m. A caller said she was locked in her bedroom.
11/18 3:00 p.m. A tire on a vehicle was punctured near Tompkins Street and Barclay Street.
11/18 4:12 p.m. A caller said her ex tried to force himself into her house.
11/18 8:30 p.m. A man said he was out of town and got a notification from his security camera, which showed someone run up to his door, ring the doorbell and take off down a pathway.
11/19 9:48 a.m. A resident said a former employee threatened his life via email and Facebook.
11/19 10:46 a.m. A break-in and vandalism were reported near the 4800 block of Mill Street.
11/19 11:00 a.m. A caller was worried that a burglary was taking place after seeing people removing things from a home near the 2200 block of Brandon Place.
11/19 3:21 p.m. A resident said she got a call from her daughter about "weird things happening."
11/19 3:31 p.m. A suspicious looking person said he needed gas and tried to exchange jewelry for cash near the highway.
11/19 7:49 p.m. A woman said she was receiving harassing texts and phone calls from someone who said she owed money.
11/19 11:11 p.m. A suspicious looking truck pulled up to a home near the 2200 block of Brandon Place and two people were seen going in a home through the garage.
11/19 11:43 p.m. Possible gunshots were heard near the 1200 block of Swiftshore Circle.
11/20 1:28 p.m. A resident heard footsteps on his deck and thought someone was in the house near the 2300 block of Athena Road.
11/20 4:05 p.m. A caller said that the day before, someone approached his son and asked if he wanted candy near the 22100 block of Clark Street.
11/20 7:37 p.m. A man said his wife was throwing things around the garage to "make a point."
11/20 10:53 p.m. A man said someone knocked on his door and ran away, twice, near the 1900 block of Furlong Drive.
11/21 12:00 p.m. A man said he hired a painter who took his cabinets to paint them, but never returned them and was sending threatening text messages demanding money.
11/21 3:22 p.m. A caller said someone who wanted money from her was on the way to her house.
11/21 8:49 p.m. A caller said a vehicle was in his driveway and he had no clue who it belonged to.
11/22 6:32 a.m. A bathroom was vandalized near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
11/22 12:33 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.
11/22 3:44 p.m. A man said he was hit in the head by a roommate who "flew into a rage" after Thanksgiving dinner.
11/22 11:13 p.m. A possible gunshot was heard near West A Street and Willamette Drive.
11/23 12:50 p.m. A caller said her daughter's father was not returning the child to her custody.
11/23 1:27 P.M. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked near the 20100 block of Larkspur Lane.
11/23 3:53 p.m. A caller asked for an officer to come with him to get his children from their mother, who he said was intoxicated.
11/23 5:26 p.m. A suspicious looking U-Haul van pulled up near a house twice around Sun Circle and Carriage Way.
11/9 1:18 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
11/9 2:13 p.m. An accident was reported near the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive. An injury was reported.
11/12 1:44 p.m. An accident was reported near the 4900 block of Willamette Falls Drive. No one was injured.
11/12 3:55 p.m. An accident was reported near the 1600 block of Killarney Drive. No one was injured.
11/15 10:28 p.m. An accident was reported near the 3100 block of Sabo Lane. No one was injured.
11/16 1:51 p.m. A single-vehicle accident was reported near Johnson Road and Ryan Court. No one was injured.
11/16 8:37 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 19300 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
11/19 3:52 p.m. An accident was reported. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
11/21 3:32 p.m. Two vehicles collided near Hidden Springs Road and Cottonwood Court. No one was injured.
11/15 12:23 p.m. Credit cards were opened using someone's information.
11/19 5:55 p.m. A caller said someone took his father-in-law's credit card information and passwords, and was changing his accounts to be in her name.
11/20 12:31 p.m. A caller said she loaned someone money and they defaulted on the loan after using a modified appraisal.
11/10 8:45 p.m. Signs saying "Slow, children playing" were stolen near the 19700 block of View Drive.
11/11 12:25 p.m. A bass guitar was stolen near the 20300 block of Willamette Drive.