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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:

11/11/19 6:44 a.m. A driver called police to say they had crashed into an embankment on Willamette Drive but were unharmed.

11/11/19 7:20 a.m. An employee at the post office told police that packages on the dock were torn up and things were thrown around.

11/11/19 8:08 a.m. A man wanted to speak to police about how to get an old M.I.P. citation expunged.

11/11/19 10:55 a.m. Someone in the 1600 block of 10th Street told police they found a bag of about 30 needles that looked like they could have been used for heroin, on the back porch of a business.

11/11/19 12:36 a.m. A caller told police they fell for a scam phone call from someone claiming to work with Apple, and said the scammers requested they go to Safeway to buy $400 worth of Ebay gift cards, which the person did.

11/11/19 1:26 p.m. An anonymous caller complained to police about an aggressive labradoodle.

11/11/19 2:02 p.m. A woman told police that a man was brushing his teeth in the bathroom at Mary S. Young Park.

11/11/19 3:16 p.m. A caller told police that their daughter has a restraining order against a person who was at the same location as their daughter.

11/11/19 4:18 p.m. A caller told police that they heard gunshots somewhere near Trillium Creek Primary School. Police heard no gunshots but found a house in the area that was having its roof redone.

11/11/19 6:03 p.m. Someone told police about a propane tank in the middle of Hidden Spings Road.

11/12/19 7:26 a.m. A man in the 2000 block of Virginia Lane told police his unlocked car was entered overnight and documents and other items were stolen.

11/12/19 8:06 a.m. A caller in the 3000 block of Lazy River Drive told police that the window of their car was smashed that morning and their purse was stolen.

11/12/19 1:08 p.m. Police took information from someone who said they were sexually assaulted while sleeping.

11/12/19 6:34 p.m. An anonymous caller in the 18400 block of Old River Landing complained about a dog barking for the last 10 minutes. Police heard no barking when they checked the area.

11/12/19 7:18 p.m. A caller told police their teenage daughter was in downtown Portland with friends and refusing to come home.

11/12/19 9:50 p.m. Police logged information about someone tearing up the pathway at Fields Bridge Park and throwing the pieces in the river.

11/13/19 6:33 a.m. A caller told police someone was driving up and down Chippewa Court, burning rubber. The caller added they were possibly driving on a flat tire.

11/13/19 9:04 a.m. Someone told the police they were the victim of ID theft and found lots of bank statements, mostly from Florida.

11/13/19 9:41 a.m. A caller in the 2200 block of 5th Avenue complained about the car of a former neighbor that someone was moving every 72 hours. When police arrived, the person also wanted to speak about a next door neighbor leaving trash out and hay bales in the right of way.

11/13/19 10:48 a.m. A caller in the 5700 block of K Street told police a car not known to the area was driving back and forth taking pictures of cars and houses.

11/13/19 11:56 a.m. Someone told police that their ex, whom they have a restraining order against, just got out of jail and called them.

11/13/19 1:36 p.m. Someone told police they received a call from the "Social Security department" who said there was a warrant for the person's arrest. The caller said they did verify their Social Security number with the other line.

11/13/19 2:11 p.m. A caller told police they saw two people get out of a van, run up and take a package off of a porch on Buck Street and then quickly drive away.

11/13/19 2:30 p.m. West Linn Police assisted another agency with a case that possibly involved a 6-year-old who ingested heroin.

11/13/19 4:04 p.m. A caller told police that their home security system went off the previous night and they originally thought it was a false alarm but were now unsure.

11/13/19 4:17 p.m. Someone told police they were the victim of ID theft.

11/14/19 1:21 a.m. Police received a noise complaint from someone in the 6500 block of Apollo Road.

11/14/19 1:42 a.m. Someone was logged in Clackamas County Jail for DUI, evading police and possession of a restricted weapon.

11/14/19 9:44 a.m. A caller complained about 3-4 cars parked without permits on Terrace Drive and West A Street.

11/14/19 10:15 a.m. A caller reported two suspicious vehicles on Amy Street.

11/14/19 12:03 p.m. Someone told police that their trailer was broken into and $8,000 of tools were stolen.

11/14/19 1:21 p.m. A caller in the 20000 block of Larkspur Lane told police their neighbors were harassing them by stomping on their floor above his apartment and banging on his door.

11/14/19 2:41 p.m. Someone told police that a child did not show up for their after-school class and said they received conflicting info about whether they got on the bus. The child was at home with their dad.

11/14/19 3:37 p.m. A manager at Ace Hardware told police about three people who kept coming in and out of the store, one of whom was "visibly tweaking" in a car parked in front of the store.

11/14/19 4:50 p.m. A caller told police about a driver who pulled out a knife while driving on Highway 43.

11/14/19 5:48 p.m. A caller told police that they were in an accident on Nov. 8 and believed the other party gave them false information.

11/14/19 7:32 p.m. Police booked Carrie Matos in Clackamas County jail for DUII.

11/15/19 12:11 a.m. A caller complained about a semi truck at West Linn Central Village, who was "using the spot as a truck stop and being very loud." Police talked to the truck driver, who said they were finishing a delivery at Starbucks. He said some of the other drivers may take ODOT mandated lunch breaks there as well.

11/15/19 7:17 a.m. A caller told police they saw a homeless person walking out of Wilderness Park.

11/15/19 12:24 p.m. A caller told police that they were running with their dog when another dog ran out and bit their dog.

11/15/19 2:47 p.m. A caller told police that a man in a white Acura tried to run into them and slammed their door.

11/15/19 2:48 p.m. A caller told police that someone was putting large rocks in the middle of Marylhurst Drive. The caller said they believe it was the same person who was putting rocks in the middle of the street two years ago to slow speeders. Police visited the caller and found the large rock could fit in the palm of the caller's hand.

11/15/19 3:34 p.m. A student at WLHS told police that he was pulling out of a parking spot on Broadway Street when another car clipped his front bumper and did not stop.

11/15/19 4:41 p.m. Someone came to the WLPD station because they found a bullet and wanted to know if it belonged to an officer. It did not, so the woman kept it.

11/15/19 4:52 p.m. Someone told police that they were being harassed by a debt collector who would not stop calling and texting about the rights to their mother's house.

11/15/19 4:54 p.m. A caller told police that an older man with a plastic bag was walking down the middle of Elmran Road and something was off.

11/15/19 5:32 p.m. Someone told police that they had been informed by police of four teens hanging out somewhere.

11/15/19 6:13 p.m. A caller told police about problems with their neighbors in the unit below banging on the walls.

11/15/19 10:15 p.m. Someone in the 6600 block of Lowry Drive told police that their doorbell rang and no one was there. The caller wanted officers to come check the house. Officers found nothing suspicious.

11/15/19 10:26 p.m. Police received a call from someone in the 5400 block of Summit Street who said their dogs were going crazy and wanted officers to come check the street.

11/16/19 7:27 p.m. A caller told police they suspected a driver who was under the influence. The caller said the driver could not stay in her lane and "missed her gated community." The caller said the driver could barely speak when they asked her if she needed help.

11/17/19 8:28 a.m. Police received a call from someone reporting a man walking around the Market of Choice parking lot smoking a cigarette.

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