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Information for the public safety column comes from the public records of the West Linn Police Department. Authorities recently logged the following incidents:

8/5/19 6:40 a.m. Police investigated a death.

8/5/19 8:27 a.m. A man in 19700 block of Wildwood Drive told police a truck repeatedly parks in the no parking zone and he would like the driver to be given a warning.

8/5/19 9:51 a.m. A caller in the 18300 block of River Edge Lane told police a large RV had been parked in front of their house for a week.

8/5/19 10:03 a.m. Someone reported to police that a man was cutting shrubbery and throwing it on a property to the north.

8/5/19 1:32 p.m. A caller in the 4000 block of Imperial Drive told police that another dog attacked their dog. Police found no injuries on the caller's dog but said they would attempt to find the owner of the attacking dog.

8/5/19 2:14 p.m. Someone told police they heard about their 17-year-old neighbor dealing drugs.

8/5/19 2:32 p.m. Police received a call from someone who reported a man lying next to a bicycle on Willamette Drive.

8/6/19 9:08 a.m. A caller reported to police that a white van followed them while they jogged.

8/6/19 10:54 a.m. Someone reported to police that their mailbox alarm went off because it was opened; mail was in the mailbox and a suspicious vehicle was in the neighborhood. They later called back to say it was just junk mail and they returned it to the post office.

8/6/19 1:54 p.m. Police received a call about graffiti growing larger everyday on a bridge over the Tualatin River.

8/6/19 5:33 p.m. A caller told police their 9-year-old daughter was bitten by a dog.

8/6/19 7:07 p.m. Someone at 7 Eleven on Willamette Drive told police a man was yelling at people and not making any sense.

8/6/19 7:52 p.m. Someone told police that a classroom door was open with a jar in the back of the room at Bolton Primary School.

8/6/19 9:44 p.m. A caller in the 2500 block of Beacon Hill Drive reported very loud and vulgar music.

8/6/19 9:47 p.m. Police received a call from someone at West Bridge Park who said the driver of a white Toyota Tundra had been drinking.

8/6/19 11:12 p.m. Someone in the 19300 block of Robin Circle told police that two men had been getting in and out of a car for two hours.

8/7/19 4:11 a.m. A caller in the 4000 block of Imperial Drive told police they heard a noise that could have been a drone.

8/7/19 7:31 a.m. Police received a call from someone who said an unknown red car had been parked on Clark Street for several days.

8/7/19 9:44 a.m. Someone told police they were the victim of ID theft. Someone had filed taxes in their name.

8/7/19 1:00 p.m. A caller told police their car was broken into July 28. The caller said their car had been unlocked and they weren't sure if anything was taken.

8/7/19 1:09 p.m. Police received a call about a flower delivery van that was parked between two handicapped spots, making it difficult for people who need those spots to get in and out of their car.

8/7/19 1:20 p.m. A caller told police that his ex-girlfriend was continually harassing him about coming to pick up his things from her residence but he believed he was not allowed to because she had a restraining order against him. He also noted that he had used bad language in texts with his ex and wanted to tell police before she did.

8/7/19 1:25 p.m. A man wanted to report an incident that occurred on his property that day but was not forthcoming with information.

8/7/19 1:33 p.m. A caller told police they saw what they believed to be a domesticated rabbit in the bushes at Sunburst Park and need to catch it.

8/7/19 8:03 p.m. Someone reported to police that a truck was driving 100 miles per hour on Parker Road while their friend videotaped it.

8/7/19 8:44 p.m. A caller in the 1900 block of Sylvan Way that their neighbor, against whom they are fighting a lawsuit, keeps driving by their house.

8/7/19 9:21 p.m. Someone in the 4000 block of Ridge Court told police they heard six gunshots.

8/8/19 9:09 a.m. A woman told police that a man was sleeping in his truck in the 5500 block of River Street.

8/8/19 11:00 a.m. A caller reported to police that they found a puppy in front of Banfield Pet Hospital.

8/8/19 11:51 a.m. Police received a call about a hit and run that occurred sometime in the past two weeks.

8/8/19 12:22 p.m. A driver on I-205 called police and said a truck had lost its trailer near the exit for Highway 43.

8/8/19 12:27 p.m. Someone in the 21400 block of Willamette Falls Drive asked if a structure that had been built on her fence was a violation of city code. Police referred the caller to the City's planning department.

8/8/19 1:36 p.m. A caller in the 3600 block of Mapleton Drive told police that a car had parked in their driveway. Police found the car had mechanical issues and the driver went to pick up parts.

8/8/19 1:42 p.m. A woman requested help from police retrieving her property from a residence in the 1100 block of Douglas Drive. She did not have contact information for the homeowner and no one answered the door.

8/8/19 2:58 p.m. A caller reported that Verizon had told them someone had used their name and social security number to open an account.

8/8/19 3:16 p.m. Someone told police a truck was parked over the sidewalk in the 20600 block of Noble Lane. The caller said this was an ongoing issue and it made it particularly difficult for the elderly community to walk on the sidewalk.

8/8/19 4:44 p.m. A woman told police that her former boyfriend had been following her and sending her items.

8/8/19 9:16 p.m. A caller told police about an ongoing issue with a neighbor's loud music. The caller said the past 30 minutes had been particularly bad because the neighbor was playing loud music while working in the garage.

8/8/19 9:30 p.m. Someone told police they were with a 15-year-old girl who had just been kicked out of her house by her mom.

8/9/19 1:10 a.m. A caller told police they were just at the Willamette Falls viewpoint and there were "strange, sketchy" people there in a motorhome.

8/9/19 8:03 a.m. A traffic accident was reported on Willamette Falls Drive.

8/9/19 12:41 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said they had just seen a man dumping car parts in the parking lot of Wilderness Park.

8/9/19 1:21 p.m. A caller near Artemis Lane and Athena Road told police that there were many cars parked in the neighborhood. Police found that all the cars belonged to residents in the neighborhood.

8/9/19 4:02 p.m. A man made a traffic complaint about an aggressive driver.

8/9/19 5:53 p.m. A caller in the 6200 block of Tack Street told police a truck was revving its engine and took a corner too fast. The caller said the speech of the driver, a high school-aged girl, was odd when they confronted her.

8/9/19 9:35 p.m. A caller told police her son was very drunk and threatening her while punching holes in the wall.

8/10/19 9:05 a.m. Police received a call from a man who was concerned about the wellbeing of his AA sponsor. He said his sponsor wasn't at the meeting and another man at the meeting led him to believe he was carrying a gun in his fanny pack.

8/10/19 10:58 a.m. A caller told police their neighbor had a burn barrel. The caller said she had talked to TVFR about it but, they could not do anything. When police checked on the situation, they found no burn barrel or any evidence of a fire.

8/10/19 3:25 p.m. A woman admitted to Oregon State Police that she cut off another driver when getting on to I-205.

8/11/19 11:09 a.m. Three citizens told police about their concerns about parking violations at Cedar Island Park.

8/11/19 12:29 a.m. A man told police there were two people blocking traffic with stop signs so "church people" could cross Salamo Road.

8/11/19 2:42 p.m. A caller told police that someone had tried to break down their front door in the middle of the night but they weren't able to see anyone out the window.

8/11/19 2:50 p.m. Someone reported that the person against whom they had a restraining order violated that order by contacting them through social media.

8/11/19 4:52 p.m. Police received a call about four teenage boys who threw a sink into the Willamette River.

8/11/19 5:30 p.m. A caller told police a man was going through garbage near McDonalds. They also reported another man was sitting on the steps of the building that used to be Shari's.

8/11/19 7:08 p.m. A man in the 4300 block of Riverview Avenue told police he had a chronic problem with strange cars parking in front of his house.

8/11/19 8:20 p.m. A hit and run was reported on Walnut Street.

8/11/19 9:46 p.m. A caller in the 1300 block of 9th Street told police that someone was running a compressor, turning on a leaf blower and blowing whistles.

8/11/19 11:06 p.m. The caller called back to say that after police left, the man returned and was continuing to blow whistles. Police cited him for unnecessary noise.

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