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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:

12/27/19 12:51 p.m. A caller told police they were in an accident and exchanged information with the other driver but the other driver didn't have insurance.

12/27/19 12:52 p.m. Someone on Marigold Court told police that smoke and soot were coming out of their thermostat and the wall was hot.

12/27/19 5:00 p.m. Someone came to the station to tell police they wanted to give officers things that might have been stolen by their sister, who had been arrested by WLPD.

12/27/19 10:44 p.m. Boys threw Kraft Singles (cheese slices) at a car at Safeway.

12/28/19 2:54 a.m. A fight between two drunk friends on Ostman Road was reported.

12/28/19 2:26 p.m. A man wanted to talk to police about initiating a citizen citation.

12/28/19 3:48 p.m. A caller asked police to check around their house because their motion sensor camera picked up a young person walking up their driveway and around their house a few hours previously. Police found nothing suspicious.

12/28/19 4:17 p.m. Someone in the 3000 block of Winkel Way told police that their car had been broken into overnight, and added that their other car had been broken into two weeks prior.

12/28/19 6:18 p.m. A caller told police they ran into a woman who said there were four men in the Tanner Creek Park shelter asking for sexual favors.

12/28/19 11:05 p.m. Portland police recovered a vehicle that was reported stolen to WLPD.

12/28/19 11:13 p.m. Someone was injured in a fight on Willamette Falls Drive.

12/28/19 11:21 p.m. A man in the 22900 block of Bland Circle told police that he had people over and then they stole his iPad.

12/29/19 12:10 a.m. A caller complained about a loud party in the street in 3700 block of Fairhaven Drive. Police spoke with the party host, who was celebrating their son's 19th birthday and agreed to keep the remaining guests inside.

12/29/19 2:14 a.m. Police were flagged down by a man walking home. He said he had been drinking and couldn't get his Uber app to work. Officers gave him a ride home.

12/29/19 2:06 p.m. A caller told police that a window was broken at a building no longer in use on Blankenship Road. Police found the window wasn't broken it was just wrinkled window tinting.

12/29/19 4:20 p.m. A caller reported that juveniles were vaping and vandalizing the Tanner Creek skatepark.

12/30/19 8:06 a.m. A caller told police that they saw two tents beneath the Abernathy bridge.

12/30/19 2:30 p.m. A woman told police that a medical transport called her and said that her husband's name was listed on a payment bill for their adult daughter. The woman wanted know if this was identity theft.

12/30/19 3:20 p.m. A man on Rawhide Court told police that a labradoodle was loose in the cul-de-sac and had killed some chickens. The owner eventually retrieved the dog and said they would reimburse the chicken owner for their loss.

12/30/19 4:20 p.m. A woman told police that she was worried about how her son might react after losing his phone and car privileges. She said her son had a history of screaming and locking himself in his room.

12/30/19 4:50 p.m. Someone told police their roommate was "going crazy."

12/30/19 7:10 p.m. A woman in the 4200 block of Sussex Street told police a large truck was in front of their neighbor's house and let someone with a backpack out before flipping a u-turn.

12/30/19 11:42 p.m. A man told police that he believes he may have hit something with his car at Willamette and Marylhurst drive the day previously but didn't realize it at the time. He said he found a small amount of new damage on his car which led him to believe this.

12/31/19 7:25 a.m. A man in the 6000 block of West A Street told police that he found a bag of cell phones and credit cards on the side of his house.

12/31/19 9:02 a.m. The same man called back to say two men came to his house and told him the bag fell off one of their bikes the previous night. He told them that the police now have the bag.

12/31/19 10:18 a.m. An accident occurred on Burns Street.

12/31/19 10:55 a.m. A caller complained about a Jeep parked on Willamette View Court for four months. Police contacted the Jeep's owner who said it had no transmission, a flat tire and expired registration, but he would move it onto private property.

12/31/19 1:48 p.m. A woman told police that three or four boys were riding electric scooters on Holmes Street and said she was concerned for their safety.

12/31/19 2:08 p.m. Someone told police that they received a call from someone claiming to be PGE who said they needed to purchase a gift card or have their power shut off. The caller said they purchased the gift card but did not share its information.

12/31/19 4:33 p.m. Someone reported that a vacant house next door to their's had a leak.

12/31/19 11:55 p.m. Someone called about 100 highschoolers having a party, and likely drinking and using drugs at Mapleton Drive and Willamette Drive.

1/2/20 9:26 a.m. A caller told police that a man who seemed impaired was yelling in the Walmart parking lot and ran into pole before heading down Highway 43.

1/2/20 9:52 a.m. Someone on Upper Midhill Drive told police that they received an iPhone from AT&T that was meant for someone else but sent to their address.

1/2/20 10:17 a.m. A man on Mapleton Drive told police that his son had a New Year's Eve party while home alone and that his son said armed gang members came to the party and beat someone up.

1/2/20 2:36 p.m. A man told police that he had cake from Market of Choice but immediately spit it out because of the awful taste. He said he thought it looked like it had semen in it.

1/2/20 10:57 p.m. An officer found two teenagers in the backseat of a car parked in a very dark spot on Vlopp Street and recommended they find a new spot to park.

1/2/20 9:25 p.m. A woman told police about an owl sitting in Willamette Falls Drive.

1/3/20 7:22 a.m. A caller told police that a truck had been parked behind the Willamette Ale and Cider House for several weeks and was blocking the spot where she usually put the garbage out. Police found the truck was parked legally and not blocking anything and that it had been moved recently.

1/3/20 10:41 a.m. A man complained about a car parked in the bike lane at Summit Street and Horton Road.

1/3/20 1:14 p.m. Someone wanted to talk to police about child custody and domestic abuse issues. The caller said they believed the child's father was intentionally feeding the child gluten even though the child had celiac disease.

1/3/20 4:47 p.m. It was reported that someone drove into a fence at Market of Choice.

1/3/20 9:14 p.m. A caller in the 5400 block of Grove Street told police that gift cards were stolen from their unlocked vehicle in the past half hour.

1/3/20 10:34 p.m. A large tree fell and took out power at some residences near 5th Avenue.

1/4/20 8:59 p.m. Police received a call about two people involved in a verbal altercation in a car.

1/4/20 10:52 p.m. A caller in the 2000 block of Maple Terrace told police that someone with a green truck was outside, blocking their driveway. It was a dispute between two contract workers and the homeowner ended up giving them $20 to leave.

1/4/20 12:04 p.m. Someone told police that a kid with a gun on Snapchat threatened their nephew and was concerned because they both attend WLHS.

1/4/20 2:00 p.m. A caller complained to police about tenants at an Airbnb on Horton Road, saying they often come home at 1 or 2 a.m. and have loud voices.

1/4/20 3:04 p.m. A truck driver told police that they got stuck going up Summit Street and now needed to back down the hill but requested police help control traffic.

1/4/20 11:26 p.m. Someone told police that a truck on Caufield Street had been idling for 45 minutes. Police found a couple waiting for their baby to fully fall asleep before carrying it inside.

1/5/20 12:21 a.m. A caller told police that his 15-year-old daughter left with a teenage boy after he had gone to bed. The officer came to talk to the daughter about the dangers of sneaking out and both father and daughter about more effective communication methods.

1/5/20 7:53 p.m. An employee at McDonalds told police that a teenager and older man had pushed each other inside the restaurant earlier that evening.

1/5/20 10:18 p.m. Police received a call from someone complaining about their upstairs neighbor stomping on their ceiling.

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