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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:

3/16/2020 9:44 a.m. A woman in the 1500 block of Burns Street told police that her car window was smashed and a package worth $18 stolen.

3/16/2020 11:09 a.m. A caller told police that they found a purse with checks on Winkel Way and believed they had been stolen.

3/16/2020 12:32 p.m. Someone on Sergano Lane told police that a dog was wandering through their yard.

3/16/2020 12:50 p.m. A caller complained about a teen speeding in a gold Porsche SUV on Mapleton Drive.

3/16/2020 4:07 p.m. A suspicious circumstance was reported to police regarding pet ownership.

3/16/2020 4:14 p.m. Someone complained that a car had been parked on Noble Lane for three months.

3/16/2020 4:33 p.m. A woman told police she believed her daughter's ex-husband was using her information for a phone service.

3/16/2020 7:19 p.m. Police took a call about a skateboard dispute.

3/17/2020 7:52 a.m. Someone on Lazy River Drive told police that someone had smashed their car window and stolen their laptop bag and wallet.

3/17/2020 12:20 p.m. A man went to the West Linn police station with concerns that he was being harassed with phone calls from the Russian mafia.

3/17/2020 2:00 p.m. Someone at Safeway informed police that a teen stole some doughnuts.

3/17/2020 5:57 p.m. A caller on Exeter Street told police that a neighbor child was throwing rocks at her house the previous day and walking around the neighborhood with an assault rifle in the back of his shirt. Police spoke to the father of the 10-year-old who said he would keep an eye on his kid.

3/17/2020 6:24 p.m. Someone called police when they got locked in the bathroom at Mary S. Young Park.

3/18/2020 6:28 a.m. A caller on Short Street told police that a man was outside their door, saying he was afraid of someone else outside.

3/18/2020 9:10 a.m. Police recieved a call from someone who said that a speed sign said they were driving 40 mph when they were stopped. The caller said police should check it.

3/18/2020 9:33 a.m. A man told police that a car parked on 19th Street was causing a hazard.

3/18/2020 12:19 p.m. Someone told police that their wife was acting erratic.

3/18/2020 12:28 p.m. A caller told police that someone went to the bank with their security number and a fake ID with their identity.

3/18/2020 1:20 p.m. A caller on Ostman Road told police that their water was running dirty.

3/18/2020 1:30 p.m. Someone told police that a person stole a package off their package, saying that this was an ongoing problem with this person.

3/18/2020 1:35 p.m. A woman on 6th Avenue told police that nearby construction was causing her house to shake. She said she feared the shaking has caused some unseen damage.

3/18/2020 1:37 p.m. A man on Holly Street told police that he saw a young man walk into a house and believed the young man had been going through mailboxes. The young man was a neighbor.

3/18/2020 3:47 p.m. A caller told police that teenage boys were going around the neighborhood trying to open cars in the middle of the night.

3/18/2020 5:17 p.m. Police received a call about neighbors having a dispute.

3/18/2020 5:24 p.m. Someone on Hillcrest Drive reported that people were riding a motorcycle without helmets.

3/18/2020 6:46 p.m. A man in the 5100 block of Gregory Court told police that there was a dispute about neighborhood management and that a woman who has been acting erratically, due to fears she might be voted off her neighborhood board, had sped through the neighborhood in her car while kids were playing in the street.

3/18/2020 8:21 p.m. A caller told police that gloves were stolen out of their car.

3/19/2020 5:33 a.m. Someone at Market of Choice told police that a Landrover was parked crookedly.

3/19/2020 8:51 a.m. A man Hoodview Avenue told police that his car and home were egged and the car had been damaged.

3/19/2020 12:52 p.m. Police received a call from someone on Pimlico Drive who said their car was egged overnight.

3/19/2020 2:21 p.m. A caller told police they were worried about two 12-year-olds scootering on Terrace Drive. The kids were wearing helmets and told police they were watching out for cars.

3/19/2020 3:13 p.m. A caller on Mapleton Drive told police that their cars had been egged twice in the past two days.

3/19/2020 3:56 p.m. Someone told police that teenagers were driving erratically and spinning out in a BMW on Pimlico Drive.

3/19/2020 4:50 p.m. A caller told police they saw a teenager smoking marijuana near Parker Road.

3/19/2020 7:37 p.m. A woman reported fraud, saying she gave someone her bank account info because they told her she won $149,000.

3/20/2020 9:19 a.m. A caller on River Street told police that a woman was on their property.

3/20/2020 10:02 a.m. Police received a call about a man acting strange as he walked with a baby near Parker Road. The caller said the man was yelling at cars and pulling the baby stroller backwards.

3/20/2020 10:20 a.m. Someone reported a case of possible fraud to police.

3/20/2020 11:02 a.m. Another caller reported the man with the baby acting strange on Parker Road. This caller said the man was saying "nonsense" and being confrontational.

3/20/2020 12:06 p.m. A caller told police that they received a call from someone claiming to be PGE the previous day and paid them $3,440 but received another call from them today asking for more money.

3/20/2020 12:59 p.m. Someone on 10th Street told police that a woman was trying to get into a building and then left.

3/20/2020 1:06 p.m. A caller on West A Street told police their car had been egged.

3/20/2020 1:15 p.m. Someone on Old River Drive told police they needed help turning off their water.

3/20/2020 2:36 p.m. A woman called police about a man on Parker Road with a machete who was arguing with people as they walked by. Police contacted the man, who said he was trimming the shrubs along his sidewalk and denied threatening anyone.

3/20/2020 3:12 p.m. A man on Virginia Lane told police that a neighbor confronted him.

3/20/2020 4:28 p.m. A woman on Rogue Way told police that a man was riding a small dirtbike with a small child through the neighborhood and the park. The caller said the man didn't have a helmet but the child did.

3/20/2020 4:42 p.m. A man told police that he hit a parked car at Safeway.

3/20/2020 5:10 p.m. Someone on Hoodview Avenue told police that their 5-year-old nephew walked out the front door and was missing. The child was found in a box.

3/20/2020 7:50 p.m. A caller told police that they saw a man running around the river near Failing Street and yelling that his kayak was stolen.

3/20/2020 7:57 p.m. A woman on River Street told police that a woman who looked homeless came to their door and asked them to call her a cab.

3/21/2020 12:21 p.m. A caller told police that their water bill has shot up and they believed there was a lead so they wanted someone to come take a look.

3/21/2020 3:28 p.m. Someone at Thai Lemon told police that a box was outside marked "do not disturb test specimen" from Carlson Testing. The caller said the box was open, but they hadn't looked inside of it. The box was empty.

3/21/2020 3:34 p.m. A woman told police that a dog jumped up and scratched her, but the dog's owner wouldn't stop to check on her. She said she drove around the neighborhood looking for the owner but couldn't find him.

3/21/2020 8:54 p.m. Someone told police that a strange man was walking around Dutch Bros.

3/22/2020 11:03 p.m. Someone told police that they were in the middle of a divorce and their partner took off with the kids to Redmond a week ago and was now saying that he might not bring them back.

3/22/2020 4:04 p.m. A man told police that three kids were off the trails at Camassia Nature Preserve and throwing a football. The man said he was concerned for the park.

3/22/2020 6:27 p.m. A woman and her child were rescued from the bathroom at Mary S. Young Park. Someone from public works will try to fix the issue so people stop getting locked in.

3/22/2020 6:46 p.m. Someone told police that they believe people were not social distancing and said a lock should be placed on the skate park.

3/22/2020 8:51 p.m. Someone told police that they believed their teenage stepson was having a gathering at the house while everyone else was gone. Police found no evidence of a gathering, noting that the house was empty and quiet.

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