Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.
Authorities recently filed reports on the following incidents:
12/22 11:30 p.m. William Vance Bolin, 53, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on West Linn warrants for failure to appear-false information to police and failure to appear-failing to carry and present a license.
12/23 9:13 p.m. Gabriel Joseph Mason, 20, was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on West Linn warrants for parole violation-reckless driving and parole violation-DUII.
1/1 9:11 a.m. Kyle D. Young, 26, was lodged by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on a West Linn warrant for failure to appear-second degree theft.
LIFE IN WEST LINN
12/21 8:47 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked in front of a home near the 3400 block of Ponderosa Loop.
12/21 9:16 a.m. Someone tried to break into a car near Wildwood Drive.
12/21 1:03 p.m. A resident said someone from AAA roadside assistance tried to defraud her elderly mom.
12/21 5:41 p.m. A missing person was determined to be at Clackamas County Jail after getting a DUII.
12/21 7:14 p.m. A suspicious looking person was seen near the 1900 block of Pinto Court. He was from Environment Oregon.
12/21 9:38 p.m. A man and woman were fighting in a car near the 2100 block of 8th Court. Police determined it was not physical and they were arguing about money and getting a ticket.
12/22 5:58 p.m. A man was calling out people's names and trying to get in their car during a fight near the 1800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
12/22 6:58 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was driving slowly through a neighborhood near Beacon Hill Drive and Crescent Drive.
12/22 7:46 p.m. A caller believed someone was prowling around her home near the 2100 block of Hidden Springs Court.
12/23 1:43 p.m. A woman found an arrow in her backyard and was concerned someone was shootiung them in the neighborhood near the 1500 block of 7th Street.
12/23 5:55 p.m. Criminal mischief was reported near the 3700 block of Mapleton Drive.
12/24 3:48 a.m. A woman was heard screaming and banging on a door near the 19300 block of Robin Circle.
12/24 9:59 a.m. A caller said there had been a couple of break-ins near the 5600 block of Hood Street in the last couple months, and a man was "lurking around and looking in cars" near that area.
12/24 11:58 a.m. A caller said her ex-husband was harassing her through her neighbor.
12/24 3:14 p.m. The violation of a restraining order was reported.
12/25 12:53 a.m. A caller was concerned about a woman and two children in a car who appeared to be stuck in her driveway.
12/25 2:06 p.m. A car prowler was seen near the 19700 block of Spring Ridge Drive.
12/26 5:11 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was seen near Skye Parkway and Stonehaven Drive.
12/26 1:45 p.m. A caller said her car was damaged a couple weeks ago near the 2300 block of Snowberry Ridge Court.
12/26 2:43 p.m. A caller said he received sexually explicit text messages in a group text from unknown people.
12/26 5:15 p.m. A restraining order was violated.
12/27 12:54 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle had been parked between 12 and 24 hours near the 19700 block of Suncrest Drive.
12/28 4:58 a.m. A caller said four teens were running down the driveway with a flashlight and there was a loud thud near the 2100 block of Valley Court.
12/28 8:19 a.m. A man said his 12-year-old daughter had inappropriate communication with someone online.
12/28 9:13 a.m. A resident found drug paraphernalia near the 6200 block of Haverhill Court.
12/29 12:18 a.m. A man and woman were seen hanging out in a car near the 19900 block of Willamette Drive. They were visiting from college and said they'd go home.
12/29 12:17 p.m. Elder abuse was reported.
12/29 3:34 p.m. A caller said she requested money from an ATM, and the cash never came out despite the bank saying she'd received it.
12/29 5:11 p.m. A "transient camp" was spotted near Dollar Street and Brandon Place.
12/29 11:19 p.m. A man and woman were arguing and agreed to stay separated for the night.
12/30 1:55 a.m. A man and woman were having an argument about their puppies.
12/30 8:10 a.m. A stolen vehicle was recovered near the 1800 block of 8th Avenue.
12/30 8:19 a.m. A suspicious looking person was seen "snooping" kayaks near a home.
12/30 4:10 p.m. Skateboarders were trespassing on a property near Heron Drive and Meadowlark Drive.
12/31 7:49 a.m. A domestic dispute was reported.
12/31 1:21 p.m. A sex crime involving a juvenile was reported.
12/31 4:51 p.m. A suspicious looking man was walking down the middle of the street and yelling near Sussex Street and Oxford Street.
12/31 8:38 p.m. A suspicious looking man was seen walking around and looking in cars near the 1900 block of Furlong Drive.
12/31 10:09 p.m. A suspicious looking man was jumping out at cars near the 5400 block of West A Street.
12/31 10:31 p.m. A man was being aggressive outside an establishment.
12/31 10:34 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was "moving every few minutes and sitting in front of houses" near the 3600 block of Landis Street.
12/31 10:39 p.m. Two people were fighting and yelling near Willamette Drive and Interstate 205.
1/1 12:03 a.m. Kids were setting off fireworks and seen with open containers.
1/1 12:13 a.m. A caller said hundreds of kids were smoking marijuana, drinking and fighting.
1/1 2:01 a.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was parked and running for at least 30 minutes near the 22900 block of Clark Street.
1/1 5:39 a.m. A domestic dispute was reported.
1/1 10:29 a.m. An assault was reported.
1/1 12:31 p.m. Three middle school-aged kids were seen vaping near the 1400 block of 12th Street.
1/1 8:32 p.m. An "erratic driver" pulled into a location near the 2100 block of 8th Court and screamed loudly.
1/1 10:22 p.m. Kids on skateboards were being loud near the 20000 block of Salamo Road.
1/2 10:53 a.m. A suspicious looking "junk hauling truck trailer" was seen near Cedaroak Drive and Old River Drive.
1/2 3:39 p.m. A loaded gun magazine was found on a path near the 800 block of Willamette Falls Drive.
1/2 5:18 p.m. A caller said a driver parked on her driveway and yelled at her before leaving near the 2300 block of Dillow Drive.
1/3 12:03 p.m. A suspicious looking person dropped a backpack off at the corner of a building near the 5500 block of Hood Street.
1/3 3:59 p.m. A caller said a renter next door cut up a tree that blew down and piled it in his yard near the 1100 block of Meadowview Court.
1/3 7:55 p.m. A domestic dispute was reported.
1/3 11:17 p.m. A suspicious looking van was partially blocking a driveway near the 2000 block of Wellington Drive.
1/3 11:59 p.m. A caller was suspicious after finding a business locked with all of its lights on near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive. It turned out that a store employee locked the door while he was using the restroom.
1/4 10:12 a.m. A caller said a painter took her cabinet and drawers and was refusing to return them.
1/4 10:15 a.m. A man said his roommate's daughter attacked him with a stick.
1/4 11:39 a.m. A man was yelling in a cell phone and stomping up and down a street near the 5600 block of Hood Street.
1/4 12:41 p.m. A caller said a woman who'd been harassing her family for the last couple of days was yelling at her and her kids.
1/4 5:00 p.m. A suspicious looking vehicle was driving through a neighborhood and slowing down near open garages near the 2900 block of Winkel Way.
12/22 9:27 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
12/23 6:26 p.m. An accident was reported near the 5600 block of Hood Street. An injury was reported.
12/23 9:59 p.m. An accident was reported near 10th Street and 8th Avenue. No one was injured.
12/27 6:47 p.m. An accident was reported near Willamette Drive and Hood Street. An injury was reported.
12/28 9:56 a.m. A caller reported an accident that took place Dec. 23 near the 22000 block of Salamo Road. No one was injured.
12/28 1:05 p.m. A caller said a driver backed into a tree on his property near the 4700 block of Walnut Street, then drove away. No one was injured, except the tree.
12/28 1:32 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 18900 block of Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
12/30 4:01 p.m. A vehicle struck pedestrians near the 5400 block of West A Street. An injury was reported.
12/31 3:35 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 18100 block of Shady Hollow Way. No one was injured.
1/1 8:05 a.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and Willamette Drive. No one was injured.
1/1 8:26 a.m. An accident was reported on Interstate 205. No one was injured.
1/3 5:22 p.m. An accident was reported near Interstate 205 and 10th Street. It was unknown if anyone was injured.
1/3 6:55 p.m. An accident was reported near Santa Anita Drive and Hidden Springs Road. No one was injured.
1/4 2:22 p.m. An accident was reported near the 22000 block of Salamo Road. No one was injured.
1/4 5:26 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported near the 2000 block of 8th Avenue. No one was injured.
12/21 8:05 a.m. A caller said her daughter's identity was stolen while she was overseas.
12/24 2:08 p.m. A caller said someone created checks with his business name and cashed five of them.
12/21 6:58 a.m. Headphones were reported stolen from an unlocked car near Riverknoll Way.
12/21 7:45 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from a garage near Riverknoll Court. It was recovered in Portland.
12/25 7:10 a.m. A car break-in was reported near the 1200 block of Stonehaven Court.
12/25 7:48 a.m. Someone left without paying for a cab near the 5000 block of Prospect Street.
12/25 9:24 a.m. A wallet and other items were stolen from an unlocked car near the 1600 block of Arran Court.
12/25 2:01 p.m. A purse and keys were stolen in two different car break-ins near the 700 block of Marylhurst Drive.
12/26 5:13 p.m. A package was reported stolen from a mailbox near the 2300 block of Sunset Avenue.
12/27 4:01 p.m. Items were reported stolen from a residence near the 4800 block of Summit Street.
12/28 3:56 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen near the 2200 block of Ostman Road.
12/30 3:30 p.m. $300 in cash was reported stolen near the 19100 block of Willamette Drive.
12/30 6:31 p.m. A caller said she left her wallet in a Lyft and the driver hadn't given it back.
1/2 9:29 a.m. Packages were stolen near the 1900 block of Haverhill Way.
1/2 3:17 p.m. A Dewalt generator, plasma cutter and other tools were reported stolen from a vehicle near the 1900 block of 16th Street.