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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:

1/24/20 7:52 a.m. A man complained about cars, including school buses, frequently speeding around Parker Road and Coho Lane between 7 and 7:40 a.m. and after school.

1/24/20 8:24 a.m. A woman told police that a vehicle she had never seen before was parked right in front of her house and its occupant had watched her walk to her car.

1/24/20 8:53 a.m. An employee at Walmart told police that a car sped into the parking lot and the driver began throwing things into the bushes, then left. The caller said when she checked the bushes, she found the man had thrown personal identification documents, including insurance cards.

1/24/20 9:16 a.m. A man complained about nine cars parked between Skyline Drive and Webb Street without permits.

1/24/20 9:51 a.m. Someone on Broadway Street complained about a car that had been parked there since school started.

1/24/20 10:38 a.m. An anonymous caller asked questions about what constitutes "consent" with regards to sexual assault.

1/24/20 11:44 a.m. A caller complained about cars without permits parked on Amy and Lewthwaite Streets.

1/24/20 11:59 a.m. Someone in the 2300 block of Haskins Road complained about an aggressive labradoodle in a driveway. Police found the dog was not outside and spoke to the owner, who said they would make sure he does not get out.

1/24/20 1:01 p.m. A man complained about a car parked near Hood and Garden Streets.

1/24/20 1:28 p.m. Police received a call about a coyote walking down Arran Court.

1/24/20 2:40 p.m. A school bus driver told police that two cars passed the bus while its flashing lights were on.

1/24/20 6:22 p.m. The man on Coho Lane who called about speeders in the morning said 30 cars just went speeding by.

1/24/20 9:10 p.m. Someone told police that kids in the 1700 block of Joseph Fields Street had set off fireworks.

1/25/20 11:08 a.m. A caller said he had nearly been hit by cars twice this week.

1/25/20 6:10 p.m. Someone told police that several cars were parked in no parking zones on Mapleton Drive and Nixon Avenue, saying they believed the cars were there for a party. Police found no issues with parking.

1/25/20 8:43 p.m. Someone told police that a man had just banged on the door and then asked if their car was for sale, even though the car was not visible from the street. The caller said this had happened a couple weeks ago when her husband wasn't home.

1/26/20 2:12 a.m. Someone told police that the man against whom they have a restraining order violated that order by calling from Washington County jail.

1/26/20 9:30 a.m. An assistant manager at Ace Hardware asked if there was a minimum age requirement for purchasing spray paint.

1/26/20 2:53 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said that a man with beer had been walking around Marylhurst School since 10 a.m.

1/26/20 9:13 p.m. A caller told police that kids were making a lot of noise in the 1500 block of Rosemarie Drive. Police found a dozen kids playing hide and seek.

1/27/20 8:05 a.m. A caller told police she was hiding with her two small dogs from two larger dogs that were walking down Cascade Terrace. She called back after consulting a book and realizing the large dogs were racoons.

1/27/20 9:24 a.m. A man called police with questions about code enforcement and placement of yard debris containers.

1/27/20 11:05 a.m. Police received a parking complaint about two cars in the now parking zone on Mill Street.

1/27/20 1:32 p.m. Someone told police they heard teens talking about Safeway not checking ID and said they saw a lot of high school students leaving the store after buying things.

1/27/20 3:02 p.m. Police took information about someone with suicidal thoughts.

1/27/20 3:15 p.m. A caller told police that their ex-wife was driving drunk with their 13-year-old daughter in the car.

1/27/20 4:49 p.m. Someone told police that their mom had lost her wallet and someone had tried to use her credit cards.

1/27/20 6:06 p.m. A woman said she let a friend borrow her fiance's car but the friend was now saying she would bring it back "when she feels like it."

1/27/20 7:09 p.m. A man told police that another driver backed into him and that the other driver's mom provided him insurance information for a different car. When police checked on the situation, they found all the information was legitimate.

1/27/20 7:44 p.m. A man called police and said his car was broken down and needed a jump.

1/27/20 8:30 p.m. An Uber Eats driver told police they were scammed by a customer who called the other day claiming to be from Uber and got them to give $100 and personal information.

1/28/20 6:16 a.m. A man in the 4500 block of Cornwall Street told police that he woke up to a car in his front yard and bloody shirts on the ground next to it.

1/28/20 11:20 a.m. A man in the 2000 block of Maple Terrace told police he believes he found the phone number used to hack his computer.

1/28/20 1:16 p.m. Someone reported a theft of $1,250.

1/28/20 2:16 p.m. Police took a call about a man with a guitar walking up and down Hidden Springs.

1/28/20 10:41 p.m. Police received a call about a fight.

1/29/20 9:58 a.m. A caller had questions about a no parking sign in their yard.

1/29/20 11:34 a.m. A caller said they were scammed out of $3,000 by someone claiming to be from PGE.

1/29/20 6:47 p.m. Someone reported their credit card was stolen and used.

1/30/20 9:01 a.m. A woman told police that two dogs charged at her dog earlier that morning. The caller said the other dogs' owner got them under control, but it took a while.

1/30/20 9:39 a.m. A caller told police that her ex, against whom she has a restraining order, keeps driving by the house and making hand gun gestures.

1/30/20 9:51 a.m. Someone told police that multiple dogs were off their leashes at Willamette Park and that they asked the owner of one dog to put it on a leash but the owner refused and got angry.

1/30/20 10:04 a.m. Police received a call about high school students parked without permits on Amy Street.

1/30/20 10:32 a.m. The same person called back to report cars without permits parked on Amy Street.

1/30/20 11:32 a.m. A caller in the 5400 block of Summit Street told police that a guy was in front of their house.

1/30/20 12:16 p.m. A caller told police that a delivery truck was blocking Knapps Alley. Police found that cars were still able to drive through the alley.

1/30/20 12:16 p.m. Police were called when a male juvenile tried to steal $10 worth of food and drinks from Market of Choice.

1/30/20 12:40 p.m. A caller on Broadway street reported that several cars were parked without permits. He added that the broken down BMW belonged to his son and he didn't want that one ticketed.

1/30/20 1:54 p.m. Someone in the 1800 block of Valley View Drive told police about a dog that was howling.

1/30/20 2:30 p.m. A caller told police that their neighbors had been screaming for the last 45 minutes. Police find the people were outside talking loudly about their car.

1/30/20 2:30 p.m. Someone wanted to talk to the school resource officer about their step son refusing to go to school.

1/30/20 2:56 p.m. A caller in the 2400 block of Sunset Avenue told police their mailbox was broken into and they are now experiencing ID theft.

1/30/20 3:09 p.m. A caller in the 6400 block of Palomino Way reported mail theft.

1/30/20 4:44 p.m. Someone called to report three juveniles were doing drugs off of Skyline Drive.

1/30/20 7:19 p.m. A caller reported hearing a loud explosion on the corner of Summit Street.

1/31/20 8:05 a.m. Police received a call about a woman going through a dumpster in the 1500 block of Garden Street.

1/31/20 12:14 p.m. A caller reported six cars without permits on West A Street.

1/31/20 3:39 p.m. Someone told police that a check for $950 was fraudulently cashed from their bank account.

1/31/20 4:22 p.m. A man in the 2400 block of Margery Street told police that a suspicious man rode his bike between 6 and 7 a.m. nearly every day.

1/31/20 6:53 p.m. Police were called when someone refused to leave.

1/31/20 7:30 p.m. A woman told police her ex-boyfriend was acting threatening and requested a police escort from work to her car.

1/31/20 9:22 p.m. A caller complained about three teenagers revving the engine of their car and driving "way too fast" while other kids were climbing trees.

2/1/20 1:08 a.m. A man in the 1800 block of Ostman Road told police that 20 teens were in his front yard a moment earlier.

2/1/20 9:58 a.m. A caller requested police check on their neighbor, who is in her late 60s or early 70s and hadn't taken her Christmas lights down yet. The caller added they had not seen her in weeks.

2/1/20 10:04 a.m. A man called police because his neighbor had cement delivered and the leftover cement was dumped in the green space near their house.

2/1/20 10:23 a.m. A caller told police they were concerned that the signage for construction on Willamette Falls Drive was not adequate.

2/1/20 5:20 p.m. Someone called police because a 10-year-old was left alone in the parking lot at Sunset Primary.

2/1/20 8:25 p.m. A man told police that three kids were playing in the parking lot of the water treatment plant on Kenthorpe Way.

2/2/20 1:15 p.m. A caller told police they found what they believed was a dead animal wrapped in plastic on the side of the road.

2/2/20 1:16 p.m. Someone told police that there was not proper marking for the construction on Willamette Falls Drive.

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