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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:

12/20/19 11:07 a.m. A man told police that a stop sign at Heron Drive and Meadowlark Drive was missing a bolt and said he was concerned it might fly away in the wind.

12/20/19 11:33 a.m. Police received a call about two cars parked on Spring Rock Circle for weeks and two that had been on Riverview for months.

12/20/19 3:39 p.m. A man on Rawhide Street told police he had been receiving prank calls from a teen all day that were distressing to him and his wife. Police identified the suspect caller as a 16-year-old who said the calls were part of a viral social media stunt.

12/20/19 4:32 p.m. An anonymous caller reported an ongoing problem with a labradoodle that barks and snaps at people who pass on Haskins Road.

12/20/19 6:39 p.m. A caller told police about six middle school age boys trying to light small fires behind Safeway. Police found the boys playing with mouse traps and they denied burning anything.

12/21/19 9:51 a.m. Police took a call about a juvenile custody dispute.

12/21/19 10:03 a.m. A caller in the 3800 block of Fairhaven Drive told police tools, a stereo and a speaker were stolen from his garage overnight.

12/21/19 10:91 a.m. Another caller in the 3800 block of Fairhaven Drive told police a necklace and key fob were stolen from their vehicle overnight.

12/21/19 5:39 p.m. Someone at 12th Street and Willamette Falls Drive reported a stolen vehicle.

12/21/19 6:24 p.m. A caller in the 1900 block of Sunray Court told police that a package was stolen off their porch on Dec. 19.

12/21/19 10:04 p.m. Police encountered two people making out in the West Linn High School parking lot. They stated they would leave.

12/22/19 12:47 p.m. A caller in the 22200 block of Skyview Drive told police that their doorbell camera was stolen. The caller said they suspected their neighbor took it.

12/22/19 1:10 p.m. A caller told police someone ran a four-way stop at Oregon City Boulevard.

12/22/19 2:01 p.m. Someone told police they were supposed to pick up some belongings from their ex-girlfriend's house but she had changed the locks.

12/22/19 4:27 p.m. An officer noted, "Two dads at their son's wrestling event got involved in their own off-mat incident."

12/23/19 12:30 a.m. A caller wanted advice about blackmail messages he received on a dating site. Apparently the blackmailer found the caller's professional website and threatened to mess with his business if he didn't send him money.

12/23/19 5:59 a.m. A caller in the 1300 block of Skye Parkway told police their neighbor's house had flashing lights. The caller said they believe this might be some kind of SOS alert. Police found it was just their backyard floodlights.

12/23/19 6:37 a.m. A man told police about someone with a flashlight walking through houses under construction on Tannler Drive and Bland Circle. Police found a worker from Garner Electric starting work early.

12/23/19 7:23 a.m. A caller in the 4500 block of Maxfield Drive told police that the middle console of their Prius was rifled through overnight, though nothing was missing from their car. The caller added that a Speedo sports bag was left in the grass next to the car.

12/23/19 7:49 a.m. Police received a call from someone in the 3100 block of Winkel Way who said a checkbook and garage door opener were stolen from their car.

12/23/19 9:00 a.m. A caller told police that they believed their partner was poisoning them and that he was a "big time criminal." Police found no crime had been committed and advised the two to not have contact with each other for a month.

12/23/19 9:15 a.m. Someone in the 1300 block of Stonehaven Drive told police that their car was broken into overnight and a toolbox was taken.

12/23/19 11:51 a.m. A woman in the 5600 block of Summit Street told police that they believed their car was broken into and their garage door opener was stolen because they woke to find the garage door open. Police found that the second garage door opener was taken from a roommate's vehicle.

12/23/19 11:56 a.m. A caller in the 2900 block of Winkel Way told police that packages were stolen and a car was broken into.

12/23/19 1:40 p.m. A caller on Willamette Falls Drive told police that someone broke into their mailbox and stole mail and $50.

12/23/19 2:31 p.m. A caller told police that they found their neighbor in the middle of the street the previous night and helped her get back to her house. The caller requested police check on her.

12/23/19 4:26 p.m. A man told police he was hit by a car while riding his bike but not injured.

12/23/19 7:35 p.m. A woman told police that she saw two trucks in the driveway of a large new home on View Drive and said two people were running through the yard with flashlights.

12/23/19 9:10 p.m. A man in the 6800 block of Apollo Road told police that someone broke into their car, stole the garage door opener and went through the garage. The caller said it didn't appear that anything was missing besides the garage door opener.

12/23/19 9:37 a.m. A woman called police and said she let her boyfriend borrow her new car that morning but she was just on the phone with him and heard another girl laughing on the car so would like to report it stolen.

12/24/19 7:58 a.m. A man on Winkel Way told police that he tried to reprogram his garage door after a garage door opener was stolen out of his car but he woke up that morning to his garage door open and believed the thieves returned, though nothing appeared to be missing.

12/24/19 8:21 a.m. A woman on Fields Drive told police that she lost her wedding and engagement rings in the past week.

12/24/19 10:43 a.m. A Clark County Deputy told WLPD that the vehicle reported stolen by a woman's boyfriend the previous day was found dumped in Ridgefield, Wash. and a Range Rover was stolen from the site where the other car was dumped.

12/24/19 2:00 p.m. A woman told police that a man dressed as Santa riding a black Vespa came up to her and her son and gave her a weird feeling. She said the Santa knew her son's name though she didn't remember saying his name in front of him.

12/24/19 3:40 p.m. A car was reported stuck on the retaining wall of Walmart's parking lot. The driver was able to get free before police arrived and officers found he was not drunk.

12/24/19 7:51 p.m. A caller told police she heard two gunshots 12 minutes previously.

12/24/19 10:30 p.m. A woman told police she was house sitting and believed that friends of the homeowner's children broke into the house earlier in the day. She said two of the doors have no locks so she wedged an object underneath them but the kids still managed to push it open. She said she did not want to stay in the house.

12/25/19 1:10 p.m. A caller who said they were out of town told police they were concerned about recent car break ins in the area.

12/25/19 2:04 p.m. A caller in the 6800 block of Apollo Road told police that a cellphone was stolen from their unlocked car on Dec. 22.

12/25/19 4:46 p.m. Police received a call about a Christmas tree in the middle of Salamo Road.

12/26/19 9:10 a.m. Someone had questions for police about their parking ticket.

12/26/19 10:37 a.m. The public works department informed police that overgrown English ivy was causing troubles for the street sweeper.

12/26/19 2:44 p.m. A man told police that a car had been blocking a crosswalk at Riverview Avenue and Walden Street for two days.

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