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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:

1/6/20 11:28 a.m. A caller who had reported his license plate stolen the previous day, said he left it under his doormat.

1/6/20 1:32 p.m. Someone told police that they work away from home but saw trespassers at their house on the doorbell camera. The trespassers were looking for their cat who had run away.

1/6/20 5:03 p.m. Police took a call about a man who kept bumping his wheelchair into a woman's wheelchair.

1/7/20 8:30 a.m. Police received three complaints about parking at WLHS.

1/7/20 11:15 a.m. Someone who was recently released from jail wanted to give police information about a case of his family member stealing from him in 2015.

1/7/20 2:20 p.m. A woman called police about two suspicious men on Ponderay Drive.

1/7/20 2:32 p.m. A caller told police that a woman who looked homeless was yelling.

1/7/20 2:35 p.m. Someone at Safeway told police that an employee had been taking merchandise from the store and that person was now in the manager's office.

1/7/20 3:20 p.m. A man told police about a woman jumping up and down and yelling at cars on Willamette Drive. Police found the woman talking about God and walking to Oregon City.

1/7/20 5:57 p.m. A woman told police that a man was in her driveway yelling.

1/8/20 7:11 a.m. A private investigator told police he would be doing surveillance in the area for the next three days.

1/8/20 8:37 a.m. Police received a call about a black duffel bag with a note saying "I had no choice" left in the Tidings' news stand at the library.

1/8/20 9:20 a.m. A caller complained about five cars parked without permits near WLHS.

1/8/20 3:35 p.m. Someone told police that $5,000 was charged to their Macy's card Dec. 23 and 24. The caller said they also received spam calls about missed jury duty and a potential warrant that day.

1/8/20 5:18 p.m. Someone from a school called police because a student was supposed to be picked up by her dad at 3:30 but he had not been heard from. The dad got in touch with his daughter.

1/8/20 7:11 p.m. A caller in the 1600 block of Edgewater Court told police that there was an animal fight in their yard the night before. The caller said he found a large cat footprint from a small cougar or bobcat.

1/8/20 8:11 p.m. Someone in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road told police that someone broke into the building's community mailbox.

1/9/20 8:52 a.m. A caller in the 4100 block of Sussex Street told police that someone broke into their home by breaking a window. The caller said that it didn't appear like anything was taken but the person may have eaten food from the basement.

1/9/20 8:59 a.m. Someone on K Street complained about parking.

1/9/20 11:39 a.m. Someone contacted police because their wife's mailing address had changed.

1/9/20 1:45 p.m. Police received a call about a mailbox broken into in the 2100 block of Greene Street.

1/9/20 3:12 p.m. A caller told police that a passport, hard drive and handgun were stolen from their friend's car that they were borrowing. The caller said the car has been parked on the street for about a month and they had not looked through it in that time.

1/9/20 5:21 p.m. A woman told police that the title to her car was in a safe at her dad's house and he would not give it back to her.

1/9/20 10:55 p.m. Someone in the 1400 block of Village Park Place made a noise complaint because a woman was stacking wood.

1/10/20 7:17 a.m. Police received a call from a school bus driver who said a car was down a ravine near Grapevine Road and Woodbine Road.

1/10/20 8:58 a.m. A man in the 5300 block of K Street told police that a car was parked without a permit.

1/10/20 9:46 a.m. A young child accidentally set off an alarm at a store.

1/10/20 10:14 a.m. A man reported four or five cars parked without permits on West A Street and Skyline Drive.

1/10/20 10:47 a.m. A man told police that when he tried to rent his car, another person's info came up when the rental service looked up his license info. The man told police someone may be fraudulently using his information.

1/10/20 12:01 p.m. Someone called police about a car parked in a center turn lane. Police found the car's owner was calling a tow.

1/10/20 2:41 p.m. A caller was upset that a man threw bags of trash in the dumpster at Fields Bridge Park instead of using his own trash.

1/10/20 3:31 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said they paid $500 for Blazer tickets over the internet, but hadn't received them yet and believed the seller was going to give them to someone else.

1/10/20 5:51 p.m. A caller told police they were trying to park at Market of Choice, but another car wouldn't move and an argument had broken out.

1/11/20 1:40 a.m. Police found an 18-year-old sleeping in his car in the parking lot of the River Falls Shopping Center. He told officers his tire was flat and they gave him a ride home.

1/11/20 8:27 a.m. A woman in the 5800 block of West A Street complained about a dog barking for the past 30 minutes.

1/11/20 9:59 a.m. Someone told police that their husband found a broken crack pipe on the street.

1/11/20 4:15 p.m. A manager at Walmart told police that someone stole about $50 worth of items from the store. Police located the owner of the vehicle described by the Walmart manager, who said he let his friend borrow the car.

1/11/20 4:50 p.m. During a traffic stop, Portland police found a gun that was reported stolen in West Linn.

1/11/20 4:55 p.m. A woman told police that someone punched her car, leaving a dent, and walked away.

1/12/20 9:19 a.m. A caller told police that a tree fell and was blocking the entrance of Mary S. Young Park so people could not get out.

1/12/20 10:06 a.m. Police received a call about someone in a sleeping bag beneath the Abernethy Bridge.

1/12/20 12:10 p.m. Someone told police that his mom's car was just keyed.

1/12/20 3:46 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said they had been neglected and emotionally abused by their mother for the past three years.

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