Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
11/30 6:50 p.m. Jared McKenzi Matthias was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on warrants for failure to appear-third degree theft and failure to appear-second degree theft.
12/2 1:32 p.m. Joshua Adam Test, 37, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on suspicion of parole violation-DUII.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
11/24 12:55 a.m. Two men without shirts were yelling at each other near the 1700 block of Blankenship Road.
11/24 7:11 a.m. A man said he saw people going through cars on a video camera near the 19700 block of Spring Ridge Drive.
11/24 7:40 a.m. A car was "rummaged through" but nothing was taken near the 19800 block of Bennington Court.
11/24 4:10 p.m. Two vehicles were possibly racing near South Parker Road and Maxfield Drive.
11/24 9:40 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle possibly had someone living in it.
11/25 12:29 a.m. Juveniles were being loud, revving engines and possibly drinking near the 4500 block of Mapleton Drive.
11/25 2:09 a.m. Two suspicious looking people were seen near the 20900 block of Fawn Court.
11/25 4:45 p.m. Trespassing was reported at the old West Linn Paper mill.
11/25 5:30 p.m. A premise check was requested near the 22200 block of Skyview Drive.
11/25 8:28 p.m. An intoxicated man was laying in the street.
11/26 7:17 a.m. A suspicious looking person was going through trash cans near the 3500 block of Arbor Drive.
11/26 9:10 a.m. A caller wanted to show an officer a letter purporting to be from a U.S. government agency.
11/26 12:19 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen carrying a ladder attached to his backpack near Pimlico Drive and Summit Street.
11/26 2:27 p.m. A lock on a mailbox was broken near the 2700 block of Arbor Drive. It turned out a neighbor hit the mailbox and there was no break-in.
11/27 11:25 a.m. A man "appeared to be on drugs or dopey" near the 20900 block of Willamette Drive.
11/27 3:31 p.m. A man said his car was taken by a woman who was staying with him.
11/27 11:17 p.m. A man said he was assaulted by his landlord's daughter.
11/28 3:30 p.m. A student ran away from school.
11/28 5:57 p.m. A suspicious looking person was trying to get into a vehicle near the 1800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
11/28 8:08 p.m. A suspicious looking person was standing near a house and staring at it near Parker Road and Coho Lane.
11/28 11:24 p.m. A man said his neighbor threatened to kill him after he tried to talk to the neighbor about their dog.
11/29 8:16 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 21600 block of Shannon Lane.
11/29 1:50 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near the 3500 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
11/29 2:43 p.m. A man was seeing filming the front doors of a school from a car near the 1400 block of 12th Street.
11/29 3:52 p.m. A caller said someone on NextDoor was trying to get an AR-15 rifle for target shooting.
11/29 5:47 p.m. A caller noticed a homeless camp on an island near the 5100 block of Mapleton Drive and was concerned about people getting stuck due to rising water.
11/29 11:03 p.m. A loud boom was heard near the 4800 block of Coho Lane.
11/30 9:03 a.m. A "large pig or human kidney" was found near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive. A physician determined the organ was not human.
11/30 1:01 p.m. A caller said she was approached by someone at a drive-thru who threatened her. When told to back off, the man "started waving his hands around."
11/30 4:55 p.m. A man said he was doing work at a home and the owners refused to pay him.
12/1 12:02 p.m. Trespassers were reported near the 4800 block of Mill Street.
12/1 5:25 p.m. A caller was concerned after a teenager in a reflective vest came to his door, bent over and then left with others wearing the same vests. They were Boy Scouts advertising for a tree disposal program.
12/1 9:07 p.m. A man and woman had a verbal argument.
12/1 9:40 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was going up and down a street near the 2700 block of Beacon Hill Drive.
12/1 9:53 p.m. A caller was concerned after hearing thumping coming from a condo that had been empty for 20 years. It was a cleaning crew.
12/1 11:41 p.m. Kids were being loud and skateboarding near the 2300 block of Oxford Street.
12/2 6:50 a.m. A man said he was protesting at McDonald's and employees were threatening to call the police.
12/2 9:48 a.m. Men's bathrooms were vandalized and the toilets were smashed near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
12/2 11:32 a.m. A woman said people were coming to her door and trying the doorknob.
12/3 8:28 a.m. A possible sex crime involving an adult was reported.
12/3 1:41 p.m. A man said his neighbor and friend was sending text messages threatening to kill him because he slept with the friend's wife after being told they couldn't have an open relationship.
12/3 2:04 p.m. An elderly woman had a bird in her house that she couldn't shoo out, despite leaving her front door open. The bird flew out as an officer arrived.
12/4 7:36 a.m. The occupants of a suspicious looking vehicle may have been casing a house near First Court and Easy Street.
12/4 10:49 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked near the 20300 block of Willamette Drive.
12/4 11:36 a.m. A caller asked for advice on a dispute with a neighbor over property lines.
12/5 8:00 a.m. Drug activity was suspected at a home.
12/5 9:01 a.m. "Lots of dog poop" was reported at a park near the 1100 block of 12th Street, and kids were stepping in it.
12/5 12:34 p.m. A caller said someone rang his doorbell twice and then went in the backyard near the 2800 block of Rainier Place.
12/5 12:57 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near Short Street and 16th Street.
12/5 2:55 p.m. A man and woman were arguing.
12/5 5:33 p.m. A caller was suspicious after a man with a flashlight claimed to be a roofer looking for work near the 3700 block of Mohawk Way.
11/25 12:09 a.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Drive and Territorial Drive. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
11/26 8:17 a.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Falls Drive and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
11/27 8:25 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
11/27 10:19 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205. An injury was reported.
11/27 4:48 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
11/28 8:41 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
11/28 4:01 p.m. An accident was reported near Sunset Avenue and Riverview Avenue. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
11/29 6:51 a.m. An accident was reported near the 22200 block of Willamette Drive. An injury was reported.
11/29 10:24 p.m. An accident was reported near S.W. Borland Road and S.W. Ribera Lane. No one was injured.
11/30 8:00 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 1800 block of 8th Avenue. No one was injured.
11/30 3:53 p.m. An accident was reported near Hidden Springs Road and Willamette Drive. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
12/1 6:27 a.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Falls Drive and Sunset Avenue. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
12/1 1:15 p.m. An accident was reported near the 21900 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
12/2 7:19 p.m. A vehicle hit a lamp post near the 3800 block of Wellington Court. No one was injured.
11/27 11:26 a.m. A man found fraudulent charges on his credit card.
12/3 10:06 a.m. A caller received a letter from Verizon about an account opened in his name in Montana.
12/5 12:29 p.m. Credit card fraud was reported.
11/12 4:02 p.m. Someone took a "large beer" from a store near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
11/13 4:25 p.m. A man said his neighbor's chicken may have been stolen.
11/15 10:44 a.m. A cell phone and credit cards were stolen from a vehicle near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
11/15 11:26 p.m. A man said he rented his room and some items were missing.
11/16 10:20 a.m. Sunglasses, a jump start kit and a checkbook were stolen from a car near the 2200 block of Rogue Way.
11/17 10:02 a.m. A headset, cell phone and charger were stolen from an unlocked vehicle near the 2700 block of Cambridge Street.
11/18 1:15 p.m. A theft was reported near the 2000 block of Tumwater Street.
11/23 1:18 p.m. A tip jar was stolen off a counter near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue.
11/24 8:59 a.m. Glasses were stolen from a vehicle near the 2100 block of Marylwood Court.
11/24 12:36 p.m. Change and sunglasses were reported missing after three cars were broken into near the 1900 block of Sunburst Terrace.
11/24 1:02 p.m. A purse with a wallet and a 2012 Apple laptop were stolen from an unlocked vehicle near the 1300 block of Skye Parkway.
11/25 12:31 p.m. A purse was stolen from a vehicle after its window was smashed near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive.
11/27 10:39 a.m. A wallet and phone were stolen from a home near the 6000 block of West A Street.
11/27 11:46 a.m. Equipment was stolen from a shed near the 4100 block of Norfolk Street.
11/27 8:45 p.m. A front license plate was stolen near Hoodview Avenue and Noble Lane.
11/29 10:17 a.m. A package was reported stolen near the 22200 block of Salamo Road.
11/29 4:28 p.m. A wallet was reported stolen near the 1000 block of Meek Way.
11/29 8:53 p.m. A package from Nordstrom worth $700 was stolen from a porch near the 19700 block of Bennington Court.
11/29 10:19 p.m. $20 in gas was reported stolen near the 2100 block of 8th Court.
11/30 5:50 p.m. A purse was stolen from a vehicle near the 3200 block of Parker Road.
12/1 4:26 p.m. A theft was reported near the 1800 block of Knapps Alley.
12/2 2:00 a.m. Bottles and cans were stolen from a storage area near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
12/3 1:16 p.m. A theft was reported near the 5400 block of West A Street.
12/4 5:53 p.m. A man said someone stole items from him and sold some of them to someone in West Linn. That person was trying to get the man to pay to get his belongings back.
12/5 9:34 a.m. Equipment was stolen from a vehicle near the 2000 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
12/5 12:24 p.m. A package was reported stolen near the 4700 block of Alder Street.
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