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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:

2/3/2020 8:19 a.m. Someone called with questions about a temporary driving permit.

2/3/2020 11:14 a.m. A caller reported fraud by a former employee.

2/3/2020 12:04 p.m. Police received a call from someone complaining about their neighbor's dog barking for 20 minutes.

2/3/2020 1:03 p.m. Someone called police about a distressed-looking man walking in traffic on Highway 43.

2/3/2020 1:17 p.m. A caller reported a dog owner with their dogs off leash at Willamette Park.

2/3/2020 1:54 p.m. Someone reported a car parked behind the woodchip pile at Mary S. Young Park. The caller added that clothes were hanging in the windows to keep people from seeing in.

2/3/2020 3:56 p.m. A man in the 1900 block of Webb Street told police that he found a box full of grenades on the street. They were plastic military props.

2/3/2020 4:21 p.m. A woman told police she is trying to sell furniture on Craigslist and received what she believed to be a scam email.

2/3/2020 5:46 p.m. Someone told police that a runaway juvenile had been at their house for the past three days.

2/3/2020 8:53 p.m. Someone on Larkspur Lane complained about their neighbor's loud music. When police checked, they could not hear the music from outside.

2/4/2020 6:50 a.m. A caller told police that someone stole their wife's Apple Watch the previous day out of their wife's unlocked car while she was at work. The caller said they could see the watch was showing up at an address in Portland.

2/4/2020 8:42 a.m. Someone called police for help because their two young children were locked in the car while it was running.

2/4/2020 10:04 a.m. A man told police his wife received a text message from an escort service. Police found it was a "random hookup attempt."

2/4/2020 10:08 a.m. Police received a call about a wallet lost on the bus.

2/4/2020 12:55 p.m. A man reported six cars parked on West A Street without permits.

2/4/2020 11:11 p.m. A caller reported hearing screaming and things being thrown around a house.

2/5/2020 8:48 a.m. Police received a call about a Jeep blocking McKillican Lane. Police found the car was not blocking the street.

2/5/2020 11:50 a.m. Someone from an excavation company called police when they hit a gas line on Willamette Falls Drive.

2/5/2020 11:57 a.m. Another person called about the Jeep on McKillican.

2/5/2020 12:58 p.m. A caller told police that an employee stole a gun worth $700 and silver and gold coins worth $5,000 sometime in the last six weeks.

2/5/2020 2:18 p.m. A man called police because the man against whom he has a $30,000 civil judgement has frequently been seen driving past the caller's house.

2/5/2020 4:07 p.m. Someone told police that a car drove through the grass at Cedaroak Park Primary.

2/5/2020 6:39 p.m. A woman told police that someone stole her license plates and replaced them with different plates.

2/6/2020 12:35 a.m. A caller told police that he was tired of people mocking him for wearing a Donald Trump hat. He said these people would think twice about making fun of him if they knew he was carrying a pistol so he told police he wanted to openly carry his gun.

2/6/2020 8:10 a.m. Someone reported road rage by a driver on the Abernethy Bridge.

2/6/2020 9:10 a.m. A man called about a man walking on the Abernethy Bridge.

2/6/2020 9:50 a.m. A traffic situation got heated between a post office customer and the post office.

2/6/2020 2:27 p.m. A caller reported a shiba inu dog at large on Willamette Drive.

2/6/2020 6:06 p.m. A caller in the 2100 block of Windham Oaks Court told police that an unknown woman was walking around.

2/6/2020 6:42 p.m. A man told police he was parked in front of the police station and when he came out to his car, another car was resting on his car.

2/6/2020 9:19 p.m. A man told police that he was hit by a car and rolled over the hood and punched the windshield, then the car took off. Police later learned this was not a hit and run but the caller slapped a car as it drove past.

2/7/2020 7:22 a.m. A man told police a truck has been parked at Arbor Drive and Maria Court for weeks.

2/7/2020 9:31 a.m. A woman told police that she is in the middle of a divorce and believes she saw her ex-husband outside her house the night before.

2/7/2020 10:10 a.m. A caller on Hoodview Avenue reported the theft of a $400 Airbnb gift card from their porch.

2/7/2020 11:33 a.m. A caller told police that a car had been parked in the 19700 block of Suncrest Drive for months.

2/7/2020 9:25 p.m. A man told police that there were multiple groups of teens who appeared to be drinking around Bland Circle. He said they appeared to be going to a party and eight cars associated with that party were parked in front of his house.

2/7/2020 11:17 p.m. Another caller on Bland Circle reported cars "driving crazy and circling around," with some gathered around a truck.

2/8/2020 7:42 a.m. A man in the 23000 block of Bland Circle said that the partiers from the night before left cans all over the neighborhood.

2/8/2020 11:38 a.m. A woman told police that her neighbor's dog ran and growled at her. She said she has spoken with her neighbor about the dog before, but the neighbor didn't believe their dog was a problem.

2/8/2020 2:33 p.m. A caller told police that their daughter was driving drunk.

2/8/2020 10:10 p.m. Someone at city hall told police the alarm was going off, though everything looked secure.

2/9/2020 6:20 a.m. Police received a call about someone wandering on the Willamette Falls Locks.

2/9/2020 8:46 a.m. A caller in the 1600 block of Village Park Place told police their sliding glass door was open.

2/9/2020 1:03 p.m. A caller in the 2800 block of Jolie Point Road told police a religious stone statue was left in their backyard overnight.

2/10/2020 12:05 a.m. A woman told police that she got a fraud alert about someone trying to use an improper password on her bank account. She said her account had recently been emptied so she changed the password.


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