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

10/15/19 8:24 a.m. A caller told police that his daughter goes to West Linn High School and had heard that some boys were going to Market of Choice to fight around 9:15 a.m.

10/15/19 11:08 a.m. A hospital employee reported that a discharged patient was given narcotics and then drove.

10/15/19 11:26 a.m. A woman stated she wanted to show an officer where there is criminal mischief in Tanner Creek Park because she thought it would be faster than having officers look themselves. The woman ended up agreeing to send photos to police.

10/15/19 1:45 p.m. Someone told police that they had a court order in Arizona and wanted to know about an application process in Oregon.

10/15/19 1:50 p.m. A caller in the 6200 block of Preakness Street told police their water was turned off by mistake and said they would like it turned back on.

10/15/19 2:47 p.m. Someone told police that a driver on I-205 was texting while driving.

10/15/19 3:16 p.m. A caller told police that someone had left a note on their car saying that someone had hit her car, but the caller couldn't find any damage on her car.

10/15/19 5:24 p.m. Police received a call about an erratic driver on I-205 who had vomited out their window.

10/15/19 6:34 p.m. Someone in northwest Portland told police that a juvenile in a recovery program had run away. The caller stated that they were coming to West Linn to look for the youth, who was eventually found.

10/15/19 7:46 p.m. A caller told police about a broken sprinkler head at Willamette Primary School.

10/16/19 9:57 a.m. Someone called police to ask about parking for disabled.

10/16/19 11:14 a.m. A caller told police about another business using the Dumpster belonging to Subway. The caller said a Providence medical office was likely culprit because there were plastic gloves all over the place, and the garbage company has had past issues with picking up used medical supplies. The caller said they have attempted to speak with the Providence office about it, but with no results.

10/16/19 3:14 p.m. Police received a call from someone on Dollar Street who wanted to report the theft of their car, but said their father may have the car.

10/16/19 3:49 p.m. A caller asked police about having a firearm in their trunk.

10/16/19 6:18 p.m. A man in the 6400 block of Lowry Drive told police that his ex-girlfriend changed the house locks on him. He said his attorney told him to get a locksmith to let him in but that his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend was now at the place and he wasn't comfortable showing up without an officer.

10/16/19 9:03 p.m. A caller in the 5500 block of Sinclair Street told police that a woman had just showed up at their house saying she lost her phone and according to location services, it was at that house.

10/16/19 11:07 p.m. Someone at Walmart told police that she believes she had seen the University of Portland student reported missing at Walmart sometime, but couldn't recall when.

10/17/19 10:28 a.m. A caller told police that one of their tenants wants to file a restraining order against someone. The caller said they have that person's information from a previous application and wanted to know if they could give it to the tenant who was considering the restraining order.

10/17/19 11:56 a.m. A man in the 2600 block of Lexington Terrace told police that they wrote a $500 check for someone who had since died and the check was cashed by someone else.

10/17/19 1:00 p.m. A caller told police that a van for Sunglo Inc. had hit her car while she was driving two days previously. The caller said they talked to the driver for Sunglo, who said they fell asleep while driving and the company was not exchanging info.

10/17/19 1:28 p.m. Someone told police that their dog bit someone else's dog and that person was mad. The other person's dog had run at the caller and the caller's dog when the bite occurred.

10/18/19 8:36 a.m. Someone on 19th Street complained that a car was parked in the wrong direction.

10/18/19 10:41 a.m. A caller told police that they had received a credit card in the mail that they had not applied for.

10/18/19 11:52 a.m. Someone in the 5600 block of Broadway Street told police that an unknown car was parked in their driveway.

10/18/19 2:47 p.m. Someone came to the WLPD station to ask if the tinted windows of their new car were OK.

10/19/19 10:14 a.m. Someone told police that they believed a person whom they hadn't seen in several years was sneaking into their house to steal from their pockets.

10/19/19 11:53 a.m. A caller in the 5300 block of West A Street someone who had been evicted the previous day was packing their things and threatening to take the caller's things as well.

10/19/19 12:15 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said that two cars were stopped on the shoulder of Hidden Springs and the drivers were talking.

10/19/19 2:33 p.m. A woman told police that a man continually drives by her apartment and texts her even though she has asked him to stop.

10/19/19 2:57 p.m. Police received a call about a vehicle that was allegedly stolen in Portland.

10/19/19 3:03 p.m. The woman who called early about a stalker said he would not stop texting her and that she would be pursuing a stalking order against him as soon as possible.

10/19/19 4:53 p.m. Police received a call about someone finding a "disc of meat" that looked as if something was wrong with it outside of Market of Choice. The caller took the meat to Banfield Pet Hospital and was told to call police because it appeared to be adulterated.

10/19/19 5:27 p.m. An assistant manager at Walmart told police that someone tried to walk out of the store with $6,200 worth of merchandise and was now sitting in their car because they said they needed to charge their phone. Police could not find the vehicle the manager described.

10/19/19 6:53 p.m. A caller told police they bought concert tickets for $150 from someone in Junction City on craigslist but never received them.

10/19/19 7:12 p.m. Someone told police that a truck pulled into their neighbor's driveway and two men got out while their neighbors were gone. The caller said they called their neighbor, who said no one was supposed to be there.

10/20/19 12:12 a.m. A caller in the 3600 block of Fairhaven Drive said a group of juveniles had just TP'd his house.

10/20/19 1:07 p.m. Someone told police that they were forwarded some social media posts that they felt were threatening.

10/20/19 3:15 p.m. A caller in the 2800 block of Lafave Street told police that they heard an explosion coming from somewhere.

10/20/19 3:15 p.m. Police received a call from someone on Mark Lane about a flash and a bang.

10/20/19 4:18 p.m. A caller told police that they had received suicidal texts from their daughter.

10/20/19 4:43 p.m. A man told police that his 9-year-old son was chased home from Willamette Primary School by a man.

10/20/19 8:01 p.m. Police received a call about domestic abuse.


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