Best of the Blotter 2019: Part 2
5/20/19 8:12 a.m. A caller on Broadway Street reported a vehicle parked without proper permits. The caller was upset because the person sat in their vehicle waiting for her to leave so they could take her parking spot.
5/20/19 10:17 a.m. A man called police because two dogs without leashes on Vlopp Street were looking back at his dog.
5/21/19 4:18 p.m. Someone on Hillcrest Drive called police because there was glass in the road. Police borrowed a broom from a neighbor and swept it away.
5/23/19 10:13 a.m. Police received a call from someone in the 2000 block of Leslies Way who was upset because their neighbor was feeding raccoons.
5/24/19 9:08 a.m. Someone in the 1500 block of 6th Street called police because their neighbor's shrubs were extending into their driveway. The caller said they talked to the neighbor before and they trimmed the shrubs with no problems, but didn't feel comfortable asking a second time.
5/24/19 7:16 p.m. Someone in the 5500 block of Summit Street called police saying they were very frightened because someone ran through their backyard dressed in all orange. Police said it was likely a child retrieving a ball.
5/24/19 11:36 p.m. A caller in the 3400 block of Crescent Drive complained about loud music coming from their next door neighbor. Their 8-year-old neighbor was doing karaoke.
5/25/19 6:17 p.m. A caller reported a man screaming and swearing in Mary S. Young Park near the dog park. Police located the man, who showed no signs of impairment and said he was yelling at his sister on the phone.
5/27/19 11:34 a.m. Police received a call about a woman dressed as a clown and blowing bubbles on Cedaroak Drive.
5/28/19 11:34 a.m. A woman told police she was "stalked and terrorized" by a man and his dog the previous day. The man reportedly filmed his dog "herding" the woman and her dog.
5/28/19 9:38 p.m. A caller told police that two cars pulled up to the Lake Oswego water treatment plant and the driver of one car was on the phone and the driver of the other was pretending to be on the phone. The caller asked if they were OK and they gave a thumbs up.
5/29/19 9:28 p.m. Police received a call about two people and a car at Oppenlander Field. The caller said one of them was taking pictures and suspected them of using drugs and alcohol. Police found the two siblings having an Instagram photoshoot.
5/30/19 1:08 p.m. Someone in the 5300 block of Windsor Terrace told police their neighbor had an electric fence in their yard and were concerned for the safety of kids who play in the area.
6/4/19 9:44 a.m. Police received a call from someone in the 2000 block of Leslies Way complaining about their neighbor feeding raccoons.
6/4/19 3:11 p.m. A caller complained that high school students crossed the street when the flashing lights were not on.
6/5/19 4:04 p.m. Someone told police that a person was going door to door selling a National Geographic magazine subscription. The caller said that their wife wrote a check for the service but was now cancelling it.
6/6/19 8:44 a.m. Someone called police to report their husband was "banging pans and lids all over the house and making a mess of the house."
6/6/19 11:47 p.m. A man called police about the deaths of American citizens in the Dominican Republic. He said it was possibly pesticide poisoning and the article he read said to call local police.
6/10/19 4:53 p.m. A caller told police that signs with strange messages were in the public right-of-way along Holly and Burns streets.
6/11/19 7:45 p.m. Police received a call from someone saying five people were in Mary S. Young Park with five dogs and the dogs were attacking what appeared to be a mannequin.
6/12/19 11:50 a.m. Someone called police saying a naked man had broken into his house the previous day while officers were there but they didn't want to do anything about it.
6/12/19 2:27 p.m. Someone in the 3300 block of Quail Ridge Court told police they had lost their concealed gun license a few weeks ago. His dog had eaten it and he threw away the scraps.
6/13/19 2:16 p.m. Someone around Ranier Place and Jolie Pointe Road told police they saw on social media community pages that a yellow parrot was spotted in the area that day. She just wanted information in case anyone was missing a yellow parrot.
6/13/19 7:32 p.m. A caller told police their daughter said a drunk woman left a house, picked up two baby ducklings, put them in the back of a truck and left with her 9-year-old daughter.
6/14/19 2:22 p.m. Someone told police they were passed by a yellow cab near Mary's Woods. The caller said they then followed the cab for 15 minutes and it was speeding.
6/14/19 7:19 p.m. Police received a call about a woman paddleboarding near Willamette Park who couldn't make it back to shore because of calf cramps.
6/15/19 12:38 p.m. Someone wanted police to follow up with her about a matter she had discussed with an officer the previous day. She said there was scat outside her bedroom window in an unusual spot.
6/15/19 1:38 p.m. A caller told police that another driver on I-205 was brake checking them, throwing items at them and spraying windshield wiper fluid at them.
6/16/19 12:17 p.m. A caller said they were in the parking lot of McLean House when a man walking a dog with a club began screaming at them and raised the club.
6/16/19 3:05 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said a family was at the river in Mary S. Young Park with two dogs off leash and when she tried to ask the woman to leash the dogs, she started yelling. When police checked on the scene, the dogs were in the proper off leash area. When police called the caller back to tell her this, she said she made the report because the people yelled at her and seemed sketchy.
6/19/19 8:01 p.m. Someone told police "hate mail" was stuck to equipment at Sunset Park.
6/19/19 8:18 p.m. Someone told police they saw a man leave the forest near Bland Circle and Salamo Road with a large knife.
6/21/19 4:05 p.m. A caller in the 2000 block of Wellington Drive reported to police a teenage boy and girl were going door to door selling popcorn and were acting "erratic." Police found the girl, who lived in West Linn, was selling popcorn for her cheerleading team.
6/21/19 4:44 p.m. Someone in the 2400 block of Arbor Drive reported to police a 60-year-old woman had been sitting in front of their house for the past two days reading a book. The caller said a neighbor had tried talking with her but she didn't respond. Police found the woman was from Germany and visiting a friend who lives nearby and didn't know it was inappropriate to sit on someone else's property.
6/24/19 12:40 p.m. A woman told police a group of boys on an island in the Willamette near Robinwood were cursing her kids, "had their genitals out and were humping the air." The boys reportedly left the island via "escape kayaks."
6/24/19 8:51 p.m. A caller told police a red "SS" was spray-painted on the sidewalk of Pimlico Drive and was concerned because it's a Nazi sign. The paint was a marking from utility crews.
6/26/19 9:22 a.m. A caller told police two guys in the Walmart parking lot were looking into cars and standing by dumpsters. Police found one of them who was just walking around while he waited for his dad.
6/27/19 4:08 p.m. A man on Nixon Avenue reported to police a van turned around in his driveway.
6/28/19 5:58 p.m. A caller told police a group of preteens were setting off fireworks behind Safeway.
6/28/19 8:26 p.m. Someone at Cask and Keg told police that a group of teenage boys that dined there left inappropriate sayings and drawings on their receipts.
6/30/19 10:14 p.m. Someone in the 6100 block of West A Street told police that someone entered their house, took a camera lens and smashed it in the driveway but touched nothing else — all while no one was home.
7/1/19 3:08 a.m. A truck driver on I-205 told police a man walked in front of his semi and tried to enter the window and throw something.
7/1/19 8:24 a.m. Police received a call from someone saying an "odd car" drove up to Oppenlander Field, parked in five different spots and now the driver was just staring at the caller with a red face.
7/1/19 8:29 a.m. A man in the 2700 block of Beacon Hill Drive reported to police that a contractor was trespassing and said he had gotten into a screaming match with him.
7/1/19 4:03 p.m. A caller told police a suspicious man was taking pictures of a house near Hidden Springs Road. Police located the man, who said he was taking pictures of wild rabbits and he lives off Marylhurst.
7/2/19 10:36 a.m. Someone in the 18400 block of Old River Drive told police that about $4,000 worth of stuff was taken from her garage. After viewing the video footage, she told police it was her ex-husband collecting things he believed belonged to him.
7/2/19 4:21 p.m. An employee at PAWS Animal Shelter told police that a family that was fostering three kittens refused to give them back.
7/3/19 1:08 a.m. A security officer at the paper mill told police that he saw a green laser on his face coming from the direction of Oregon City. He was unsure if it was a weapon.
7/5/19 11:44 a.m. Someone in the 19400 block of Wilderness Drive told police two Mormons came to their house the previous night after being repeatedly told not to. The caller said they wanted to press charges.
7/5/19 12:55 p.m. A woman in the 3700 block of Fairhaven Drive told police she found what she thought was "bear poo" and she wanted to show it to an officer.
7/5/19 2:48 p.m. A man in the 2100 block of Maple Leaf Terrace reported to police he received a letter in the mail harassing him and "something about shooting birds."
7/6/19 2:45 p.m. Police stopped to check on a car that was pulled off to the side of I-205. Nothing was wrong. The driver was "eating a large bag of what appeared to be KFC chicken."
7/7/19 4:04 p.m. Someone at PAWS Animal Shelter called back about the family that refused to return their foster kittens. The employee said the family just returned three different kittens.
7/7/19 7:34 p.m. A caller told police they suspected people were living in a van at the Cedaroak boat ramp and that there was a "pee jar" in the van. Officers talked to the man in the van, who said he was only there for a few hours and was leaving soon.
7/8/19 9:10 a.m. Someone in the 1900 block of Sunburst Terrace reported to police that someone had trimmed their trees overnight and laid the branches neatly in the driveway.
7/8/19 10:47 p.m. A caller told police that a resident at their place of employment had been missing for 20 minutes. The missing person was found in an office in the building.
7/10/19 12:23 p.m. A caller reported a custody dispute over a cat between her and her 14-year-old sister. The 14-year-old brought the cat when she moved in, the caller said, but did not take care of it. The caller said they started caring for the cat and came to view it as theirs but now that the sister is leaving, she thinks she is going to take it
7/11/19 9:03 a.m. A caller told police a man was sitting on a rock with his pants down at Willamette Park.
7/11/19 7:11 p.m. Police received a call about a disputed property line. The caller said their neighbor has sent a letter asking for rent for some of his belongings that are on the property line.
7/13/19 3:02 p.m. A man in the 1400 block of 15th Street told police that their neighbor was a bad driver and when he tried to talk to her about it, she became angry.
7/14/19 9:08 a.m. Someone told police that the car driven by their son was covered in fast food items overnight.
7/14/19 12:37 p.m. A caller told police that an older man carrying a red binder and possibly a thermos walked into Maddax Woods.
7/15/19 7:41 a.m. A man called police to say a large passenger bus with rapidly cycling LED lights was driving northbound on Willamette Drive and thought it was odd.
7/15/19 12:16 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said a woman in the Willamette neighborhood "stared at her kids for an uncomfortable amount of time."
7/15/19 5:33 p.m. A man told police someone flew their drone toward him at head height. Police located the drone operator who had video of the incident and showed police the drone flew very slowly about 15 feet over the man's head.
7/15/19 5:38 p.m. A caller told police their kids were walking the dog the previous night and didn't pick up after the dog because they didn't have a bag. A neighbor reportedly yelled at the kids, chased them home and began pounding on the door.
7/15/19 6:38 p.m. Police received a call from someone in the 1900 block of King Street who said a man with a gun was in a dumpster.
7/15/19 9:27 p.m. A woman in the 2300 block of Ostman Road told police she feels like a prisoner in her own home because her neighbors use their backyard fire pit every night and her house will smell like campfire if she opens her windows.
7/19/19 11:29 a.m. A caller told police their neighbor had a marijuana plant hanging from an outbuilding at their house. The caller said they couldn't open their windows because of the marijuana smell.
7/20/19 2:13 p.m. Someone told police their 15-year-old daughter was chased by a man in his car who said "Hey there, sweetheart," as she walked by. Police found that the man was not harassing her but talking to someone using Bluetooth and confirmed this with several witnesses.
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.
8/6/19 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 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 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.
8/9/19 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.
8/11/19 4:52 p.m. Police received a call about four teenage boys who threw a sink into the Willamette River.
8/12/19 12:31 p.m. A caller told police two men talked to them in the Safeway parking lot. One of the men reportedly said to the caller, "I'm good now that I see you."
8/13/19 1:36 p.m. A caller on Mohawk Way told police their neighbor's dog was barking at her while she read. The caller said the dog owner came out and yelled that he would prosecute whoever made his dog bark and then turned on loud country music.
8/14/19 11:56 a.m. Someone asked police to look at a bone they believed to be from a human near Vlopp and 10th streets. Police found it was not a human bone.
8/15/19 10:45 a.m. A man in the 18700 block of Trillium Drive told police he was trimming branches of a tree at his aunt's house and a neighbor got angry that he cut a limb of another tree that was hanging onto his aunt's property.
8/17/19 7:53 p.m. A caller informed police that a man and woman were taking dirt from the Marylhurst School construction site on Old River Road. Police located the people who found they lived down the road and had permission to take the dirt
8/18/19 6:26 p.m. A caller on Willamette Falls Drive told police that they saw two West Linn Police officers jaywalk and get into a WLPD truck.
8/19/19 1:21 p.m. A man near Rosemont and Salamo Roads told police he was shot in the arm and the butt by a BB gun. He said he would wait for police to arrive.
8/20/19 10:24 a.m. Someone told police a blue house at the bottom of the hill around Sunset Avenue and Court had terrible odor, like urine from 30 cats coming from it. Police found several blue houses in the immediate area and no odors of cat urine.
8/21/19 1:02 a.m. A caller near 19th Street and Willamette Falls Drive said there were problems with people dumping potato chips on cars in the area.
8/21/19 11:00 a.m. A man in the 1100 block of Meadowview Court told police that the night before he heard a chainsaw running and that day discovered a very large branch in his yard that appeared to have been cut off a tree down the block and dragged into his yard
8/22/19 11:56 a.m. A caller in the 1900 block of Sylvan Way told police that for the past three months a neighbor had not mowed their lawn and was leaving tree limbs in the front yard, causing a disturbance from the usually nice neighborhood.
8/22/19 6:02 p.m. A caller told police that when they walk by a house in the 1300 block of 9th Street, the resident "fires up a grinder and a compressor" to intentionally upset the caller. The caller also stated the neighbor will close the garage if he sees police coming.
8/24/19 6:35 p.m. Someone on Coeur D Alene Drive told police that they saw on their security camera a "non-West Linn style" man walk up to their house early in the morning and try to open the door handle.
8/24/19 7:53 p.m. A caller on Marylhurst Drive told police a neighbor was passive-aggressively shooting a bow and arrow in their backyard near the property line. The caller said the neighbor wasn't pointing the bow at anyone but believed he was doing it to spite him since he has sued the neighbor before.
8/24/19 10:08 p.m. Police found two mostly undressed people parked at the back of the Oppenlander Field parking lot. They were advised of park hours and the public indecency ordinance. The car's occupants left right away.
8/26/19 10:38 a.m. A man told police he found a sticker that might be a hate crime on the book drop at the library. He said the sticker might have been removed but he's not sure.
8/26/19 4:59 p.m. Two men were reportedly fighting. Police got them to settle down and eventually they shook hands and hugged.
8/27/19 1:55 p.m. A caller in the 1900 block of Sylvan Way said a neighbor, with whom they have an ongoing dispute, drove by their house very slowly, possibly taking pictures or a video. The caller said the neighbor had no reason to be on his street because he lives on the next street over.
8/29/19 10:56 a.m. A man told police that another man was threatening to shoot him and his dog. The caller said he suspected the man was angry because he wants to have sex with the caller's wife.
8/30/19 7:51 p.m. The president of the Robinwood Station board informed police that two cars had been parked in front of the garage of a City property since the afternoon and said they did not belong there.
8/31/19 8:13 p.m. A caller told police their mail box was damaged and they suspected it was the mail carrier who damaged it because the caller had reported an issue about the mail carrier to the postmaster earlier in the week.
9/1/19 4:40 p.m. Someone called about a bike that was left against a sign post at Amy Street and Lewthwaite Street. Police determined the bike had little value and left it where it was for its owner to retrieve.
9/3/19 9:46 a.m. Someone called police about a pink tiger-striped Monster Stun Gun found on the football field at West Linn High School.
9/3/19 3:44 p.m. A caller told police that her husband left for a walk at 9 a.m. and had not returned. Police found the man had gone to Mt. Hood with a friend and forgot to text his wife.
9/3/19 5:42 p.m. Someone on 19th Street told police that their neighbor with whom the police had settled a dispute over parking the previous day, was now moving planters to save street parking spots.
9/4/19 8:29 a.m. Police found flower pots in the right of way along 19th Street causing parking problems and left a voicemail for the homeowner.
9/4/19 9:10 a.m. A man on 19th Street told police his neighbors were harassing him. He said they blocked his car in and there was spit and gum on his car.
9/4/19 8:28 p.m. Someone told police their neighbor came over to advise them that his boa constrictor had escaped. The caller was concerned because the neighbor seemed very unwell.
9/5/19 3:27 a.m. A caller told police that a man was putting garbage cans in the street. He was doing this because it was garbage day.
9/7/19 3:56 p.m. A caller told police that they trapped an injured squirrel in a box at the West Linn Central Village shopping center. The caller thought the squirrel's eye had been pecked out by a bird. The caller wanted police to transport the squirrel to Dove Lewis because they didn't want to get bitten.
9/9/19 9:54 a.m. A man in the 6700 block of Larson Avenue informed police that an animal's skeletal remains had turned up in his yard overnight. He said he had bagged up the remains but wanted to know if the police were interested in them.
9/9/19 10:26 a.m. Police again encountered a problem with potted plants in the right of way along the 1900 block of 19th Street.
9/9/19 12:06 p.m. A woman told police that when she was running near Wilderness Park, she came across a man with his pants down, pink undergarments on and an open tan windbreaker jacket. The woman said the man did not approach her, but just closed his jacket and walked away.
9/9/19 9:27 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said they were receiving threatening texts and phone calls. The caller said the harassers were also sending pizzas to his mother in California.
9/10/19 1:36 p.m. A caller told police someone on Mohawk Way was playing music very loudly. Police located the house and found the music was playing at a low volume. Police talked to the homeowner anyway, who complained that the officer was parked in a no parking zone.
9/11/19 6:16 p.m. A caller on View Drive told police that their ex-fiance is living at their house and the caller overheard their ex talking on the phone to their current significant other, who is in jail. The caller said they think their ex and their new partner are planning a burglary at the caller's house.
9/13/19 11:42 a.m. A caller in the 1700 block of Gallery Way told police that their necklace was stolen yesterday. The caller said cleaners worked in their house the previous day and suspected they might have taken it. The caller called back to say they had found the necklace.
9/13/19 5:56 p.m. An employee at Senor Taco told police that a customer got angry with him for not making his burrito quickly enough. The caller said the customer poked him in the eye and threatened to come back with a gun.
9/14/19 6:21 p.m. A caller told police that several 14-year-olds were drinking chocolate milk and throwing up on the track at Rosemont Ridge. The caller said they asked them to clean up after themselves and they said, "no."
9/15/19 3:06 p.m. A caller told police that people on Vlopp Street were putting branches in the back of their truck and then throwing them into the river across the street.
9/15/19 7:57 p.m. A caller told police that she saw a man on their walk that they had seen twice before. The caller said the man made them nervous but couldn't explain why.
9/16/19 6:51 p.m. A man told police he turned in a wallet with money in it a few months previously and asked if it was unclaimed.
9/19/19 12:33 p.m. Someone told police that they were at the park with their 2two-year-old when a man approached the caller and said he was very emotional, asked for a hug, kissed the caller on the side of the head and said he loved her.
9/20/19 8:54 a.m. Police received a call from someone who said a man was walking around the brush with a rifle on his back near Norfolk Street and Sunset Avenue.
9/20/19 3:56 p.m. A caller in the 18300 block of Shady Hollow Way told police that a house was for sale on their street and they noticed a bird in a cage that looked "messy" and didn't have any food. Police spoke with the bird owner who did not want to show officers the bird. Police called the original caller back who said they were still very concerned.
9/21/19 4:41 p.m. A caller at Mary S. Young park said he was attacked by a black and white poodle with a pink scarf. The caller said the dog bit him on the shoe and also bit his dog, but neither were hurt.
9/27/19 4:10 p.m. Someone in the 1400 block of Village Park Place told police that their neighbor's rabbit and chicken were being neglected. The caller said they gave the animals food and water because they hadn't had any for three days. Police found the rabbit and chicken appeared healthy and had access to food and water.
9/27/19 6:08 p.m. A caller told police a customer called them and said he was going to come in and shoot her and then came in and said it had been a prank call.
9/29/19 11:45 a.m. A caller in the 1900 block of 19th Street told police that their neighbor, with whom they've had a parking issues, put up offensive lawn ornaments on their property line. The caller said two ornaments were "mooning" him and another was a raised middle finger.
9/30/19 7:57 a.m. A caller told police that their daughter took their phone to Mexico and was refusing to return it. The caller said there were no physical altercations; their daughter was just being rude.
10/2/19 9:40 p.m. A man told police his neighbor's Halloween display was making "Rolling Thunder type noise."
10/4/19 11:45 a.m. A caller told police that their trail camera caught a thief stealing about a pound of marijuana from the plant in their backyard.
10/6/19 8:58 p.m. Someone told police that their parents were physically fighting. Police found that no crimes were committed but a 14-year-old was upset that their parents wanted to take their phone.
10/8/19 5:19 p.m. A caller told police that a man was walking into a field from a street and had been to the restrooms at Willamette Park. The caller then said the man was now sitting on a bench by the baseball fields watching little girls' soccer practice.
10/11/19 11:30 a.m. Someone told police that a couple was having sex in a gray hatchback in the Safeway parking lot.
10/11/19 12:41 p.m. Someone told police that the previous night people in a tan Subaru or "Honda-type car" drove past their son and his friends and yelled at them, "Go to Rosemont," then chased the group to Safeway.
10/12/19 8:23 p.m. A caller complained that seven juveniles had been riding bikes for the past hour.
10/12/19 9:40 p.m. An employee at Safeway told police that a group of juveniles was forming in the parking lot and some of them were jumping off of an SUV. Police talked to five of the kids who were in the parking lot playing music. They had committed no crimes and decided to leave and said that the officers were "cool cops."
10/12/19 11:36 p.m. A caller told police that a man in the Walmart parking lot had "weird containers" in his car and was sitting in the front "mixing stuff in them."
10/13/19 11:14 a.m. A caller told police that someone was threatening to break into their house if he was not let into feed the caller's cat. Police contacted the man and advised him not to break into his sister's house.
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.
10/16/19 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.
10/17/19 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.
10/19/19 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 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.
10/21/19 5:19 p.m. Police received a call about a bathtub that wouldn't shut off.
10/22/19 3:30 p.m. Someone in the 18300 block of Shady Hollow Way told police that their neighbor had stolen their five kittens and was holding them in their house.
10/23/19 2:55 p.m. A caller told police that there were stacks of porn magazines on a pontoon boat at Vlopp Street and 4th Street. When police called back to say they had found no magazines, the caller said that lots of people were walking by that might have taken them.
10/25/19 8:40 a.m. A woman said that while driving she "bumped" into a truck that she believed was parked where it wasn't supposed to be parked. She added that she was dropping her grandson off at Rosemont Ridge Middle School but could return to the scene if necessary.
10/26/19 3:50 a.m. Someone called police about men walking down Highway 43 wearing all black and possibly leather jackets.
10/26/19 5:08 p.m. A caller in the 19700 block of Spring Ridge Drive reported that someone had stolen a Halloween decoration off their porch.
10/29/19 2:45 p.m. A woman complained to police about a sign on Rosemont Road that said "Tudor doctor."
10/29/19 4:09 p.m. A caller told police that they lost their Airpods and tracked them to a group of girls at West Linn High School. The caller said they asked the girls about them, but the girls said they did not have them.
10/30/19 7:26 a.m. A man in the 5500 block of River Street told police that his truck was missing. Police found that the truck was not stolen and the man forgot he left it somewhere after riding his bike home with his son.
10/30/19 1:38 p.m. A caller told police that there was a large amount of "fresh mammal tissue" in the Willamette River. Staff from Wildlife Services identified it as from a deer and said a hunter likely killed it, gutted it and threw the remains in the river, and it floated west.
10/30/19 11:47 p.m. A caller told police that she was in her driveway earlier that evening when two women trespassed into her yard and tried to take a Halloween decoration but dropped it. The caller said she knew the women, who were in their 60s and her neighbors.
10/31/19 10:04 a.m. Police received a call from someone who said their ex-husband, against whom they have a no-contact order, initiated contact over the dating app Bumble by super-liking her. The caller also mentioned seeing her ex in person as well.
10/31/19 1:54 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said that $1,000 worth of dry cleaned laundry was stolen from their front door and said they had video footage of the incident.
10/31/19 7:03 p.m. A caller in the 2400 block of Woodhaven Court told police that three teens were on the porch of their neighbor's house andgrabbed a "bundle of stuff" and left.
11/1/19 5:31 p.m. Someone complained to police that a police radar trailer was parked in front of a crosswalk sign and said drivers won't know it is there and could become started by kids walking in the crosswalk.
11/4/19 8:51 a.m. A woman in the 3700 block of Wild Rose Loop told police that their neighbors in the "ugly yellow house" had a boy with "issues known to the neighborhood." The caller said the boy was constantly yelling and slamming doors and possibly smoking.
11/5/19 12:06 p.m. A caller reported a woman was walking around 10th Street on her phone and looked like she was looking for a wireless network to connect to.
11/7/19 5:40 p.m. A caller in the 1800 block of Westberry Court told police about a man going door to door trying to sell something, possibly roofing. Police located the man who was attempting an information campaign about Roundup causing cancer. Police advised him he needs a license to solicit door-to-door in West Linn.
11/7/19 6:40 p.m. Someone who said they worked for a nonprofit told police that they had a canvasser going around West Linn asking people to not use weed-killer. The caller said an officer asked the canvasser to stop but the caller looked up city code and could not find where it says nonprofits need a license to petition.
11/8/19 8:12 a.m. A caller told police that their neighbor's car was parked in front of their house. The caller said the neighbor plans to move the car every three days to avoid getting a ticket. Police found the car parked legally in front of its owner's home.
11/8/19 11:45 a.m. Someone told police that they got a flyer in the mail that read, "Attention: You have a violent fascist living in your neighbor."
11/9/19 9:53 p.m. A woman told police she saw an ad for a house for rent on Craigslist, saying she believed it was a scam because the price of rent seemed too low for the area. Police found no evidence of a crime.
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 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.
11/12/19 9:50 p.m. Police logged information about someone tearing up the pathway at Fields Bridge Park and throwing the pieces in the river.
11/15/19 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 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.
11/19/19 12:03 p.m. Someone told police that a knife, iron rod and strange notes were found in the community garden at Fields Bridge Park.
11/22/19 11:39 a.m. A caller at Buck and Holmes Street reported a pitbull attack that occurred three days previously. Upon followup, the caller said there was no dog bite, but they wanted police to be aware of the dog and its proximity to Bolton Primary.
11/22/19 11:01 p.m. A caller on Dollar Street told police that a car was parked outside their house with its motor running. The caller said the same car was there last night. Police found seven teenagers in the car drinking Dutch Bros. and hanging out.
11/26/19 10:17 a.m. A woman told police she was in contact with a number of murder victims and one of them told her he was murdered near Burnside Park. The woman said she had learned how to eat for the dead, which allows them to show her things. She said there are likely multiple victims in West Linn.
11/27/19 10:23 a.m. Children using a rotary phone accidentally called 9-1-1.
11/29/19 8:00 p.m. A woman told police she was getting suspicious texts from an unknown number. She said she believed it was her ex-boyfriend, against whom she has a restraining order. Police found it wasn't the ex-boyfriend but another man who was upset that his interest in her was not reciprocated.
11/30/19 4:59 p.m. A caller in the 19800 block of View Drive told police that chickens were in their garage because they got out of the neighbor's yard but they weren't sure which neighbor they belonged to.
12/2/19 8:47 a.m. A man told police he was kidnapped a few Tuesdays previously when the person that was driving him refused to stop and let him out. The man said he was on the line with 911 for 10 minutes while it was happening but police could not find him.
12/3/19 2:42 p.m. A woman in the 2500 block of Bronco Court told police that two suspicious women, possibly associated with Northwest Natural Gas, were walking around the neighborhood.
12/4/19 2:00 p.m. A man told police about an ongoing issue with the driver of a pickup on his morning commute. The man said the truck flashes its brights at him when he's driving on Willamette Falls Drive.
12/5/19 1:07 p.m. A caller told police that she and her husband were walking on a trail near Rosemont Ridge earlier that day when an unknown person ran up and punched each of them in the back.
12/6/19 3:20 p.m. A caller told police their neighbor often stands naked in front of the window of their window and "performs."
12/9/19 1:20 p.m. A woman came to the station because she received a package in the mail, sent from herself, with a check for $2,000. She said she did not remember sending the package.
12/10/19 3:49 p.m. A woman told police that her kids saw two ducks at Tanner Creek Park that looked like "domestic ducks." and locked them in the tennis courts. Police told her to let them out of the tennis court.
12/11/19 1:11 p.m. Someone at a business in the 2100 block of 8th Court told police that a man was drunk and disturbing employees and customers. Police drove the man home and informed his mother of his behavior.
12/13/19 6:36 p.m. A caller in the 2200 block of 5th Avenue complained that their neighbors were playing loud music for a birthday party, after saying they would be done at 6 p.m. The caller said the neighbors were currently taking shots and getting louder and that when they tried texting them asking if they could keep it down, the neighbor came down to scold the caller, pointing their finger in the caller's face.
12/14/19 5:23 p.m. Someone complained about horses, horse trailers and cars that were parked on Willamette Falls Drive without permission.
12/15/19 10:34 a.m. Someone in the 1600 block of Village Park Place could not figure out why their phone kept calling 911.
12/19/19 9:28 p.m. An Uber driver told police that they were afraid to drive in West Linn because they saw a fast driver.
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