Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidets:
12/8 2:42 a.m. A man was lodged at the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office jail for failure to appear-third degree theft and unknown local warrants.
12/11 7:33 p.m. A 37-year-old woman was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on Columbia County warrants for possession of methamphetamine.
12/14 8:25 p.m. A 38-year-old woman was lodged on warrants for failure to appear-DUII, failure to appear-reckless driving and failure to appear-false information.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
12/6 9:09 p.m. A caller said she broke up with her boyfriend earlier in the day and he'd called her more than 40 times.
12/7 1:09 a.m. A man said his neighbors had been filing false reports against him.
12/7 5:44 a.m. A suspicious looking truck followed a woman into a parking lot near the 1000 block of Rosemont Road.
12/7 8:43 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle had been in a park for a week near the 1100 block of 12th Street.
12/7 9:59 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle pulled into a driveway and was possibly involved in a drug deal near the 2200 block of Brandon Place.
12/7 10:16 a.m. A caller said he heard a single gunshot near the 18600 block of Willamette Drive.
12/7 12:03 p.m. A woman said someone called claiming to be from the lottery and that they had millions of dollars to give her. She was concerned since she was not expecting the money and they gave her a 45-minute ETA.
12/7 12:25 p.m. A caller said her ex-husband was harassing her by phone calls and text messages.
12/7 2:54 p.m. A vehicle with a cat tied to it was seen near the 1800 block of Blankenship Road.
12/7 4:14 p.m. A caller said someone was collecting money for Environment Oregon near the 1300 block of Heater Court and didn't have a permit.
12/7 8:37 p.m. A drunk person was banging on a door and punching walls trying to get inside near the 5300 block of West A Street.
12/7 9:11 p.m. A caller said she got a text message from a nanny in November asking if her son could come over for a play date with one of his new school friends. The caller said she contacted the mother of the friend, who told her she didn't have a nanny.
12/7 11:26 p.m. A fight was reported near Interstate 205.
12/8 1:40 a.m. A caller said she woke up and saw a man standing next to her vehicle, possibly trying to break in, near the 20900 block of Fawn Court.
12/8 10:10 p.m. A caller heard nine loud booms and worried they were gunshots near the 25100 block of Rancho Lobo Court.
12/8 10:28 p.m. A resident was suspicious after noticing a truck with a trailer parked at a house that was under construction near the 6100 block of Skyline Drive. They believed it was too late for anyone to be working.
12/8 11:10 p.m. A man was laying on the ground and possibly sleeping near the 2200 block of Long Street.
12/9 12:10 p.m. A suspicious looking white van had shown up on a number of occasions near the 1100 block of 12th Street.
12/9 5:57 p.m. A caller said her ex-boyfriend showed up after being asked not to.
12/10 10:31 a.m. Grafitti was found under a bridge near the 5300 block of River Street.
12/10 3:28 p.m. A caller said someone had been going through her recycling near the 18500 block of Trillium Drive.
12/10 5:52 p.m. A caller said her garage door opened without the opener being used near the 18100 block of Hillside Court.
12/11 7:59 a.m. A suspicious looking van was seen multiple times near the 4300 block of Imperial Drive.
12/11 11:57 a.m. Trespassing was reported near the 5400 block of West A Street.
12/11 12:36 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen on camera walking around a home near the 1300 block of 9th Street.
12/12 7:07 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near the 1100 block of 12th Street.
12/12 7:17 a.m. A caller said a school bus driver shut the door on her while she was talking.
12/12 8:04 a.m. A caller received an anonymous call from a parent that a student who was expelled was threatening to "shoot the school up."
12/12 9:32 a.m. A man became angry after being told he couldn't have a package without showing ID.
12/12 7:05 p.m. A caller said his baby's mom was drunk and unable to care for the kids.
12/12 10:24 p.m. Harassment was reported near the 1200 block of Fall Oaks Court.
12/13 8:17 a.m. A suspicious looking man was riding a bike "very slow" and staring at houses near Dollar Street and River Heights Circle.
12/13 12:07 p.m. A fight was reported near Buse Street and West A Street.
12/13 2:15 p.m. Harassment/threat was reported.
12/13 4:50 p.m. A homeless man with a backpack and dog was seen walking near Interstate 205.
12/13 6:23 p.m. A caller said she was being verbally abused by her friend.
12/13 10:32 p.m. A caller said someone tailgated her and yelled at her while she was driving near Skyline Drive and West A Street.
12/14 11:42 a.m. A caller said her ex-husband entered her home and harassed her.
12/7 5:18 p.m. An accident was reported near Rosemont Road and Hidden Springs Road. No one was injured.
12/11 8:37 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
12/13 2:52 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 22000 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
12/10 9:46 a.m. A scam email involving gift cards was reported.
12/10 11:18 a.m. A Verizon account was hacked.
12/10 12:32 p.m. A man said he purchased memory enhancement pills and the vendor made unauthorized withdrawals from his account, while not sending more pills.
12/11 11:03 a.m. A man reported fraudulent charges on a credit card.
12/7 2:19 p.m. A bike was reported stolen near the 5600 block of Hood Street.
12/12 1:54 p.m. A burglary was reported near the 4300 block of Imperial Drive.
12/12 3:33 p.m. A paycheck was reported stolen from a mailbox near the 2900 block of Arbor Drive.
12/14 9:30 a.m. A man believed a computer he ordered had been stolen near the 1300 block of Troon Drive.
12/14 11:48 a.m. A garbage can was reported stolen near the 400 block of S.W. Schaeffer Road.
12/14 2:46 p.m. Suboxone was reported stolen from a vehicle near the 1700 block of Britton Street.
12/14 6:32 p.m. A cell phone was reported stolen.