Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the West Linn Police Department.

6/17/19 11:31 a.m. Police gave a warning to a limo with expired temporary tags.

6/17/19 11:47 a.m. A caller in the 4100 block of Cedaroak Drive reported their house and cars were egged overnight. 6/17/19 12:13 p.m. Someone told police there was graffiti that looked like gang symbols on the back of signs and electrical boxes along 10th Street and Willamette Falls Drive.

6/17/19 1:24 p.m. A caller wanted to speak to police about go-karts on the streets of West Linn.

6/17/19 1:34 p.m. A man came into the police station to talk about his 15-year-old daughter sleeping with a 24-year-old man.

6/17/19 3:15 p.m. Someone called police about graffiti on phone boxes on Willamette Falls Drive.

6/17/19 4:54 p.m. An anonymous caller complained about someone riding a dirt bike around Miles Drive and Horton Road. Police talked to the rider, who agreed not to ride on the streets.

6/17/19 5:40 p.m. Police received a complaint from someone who said all cars on West A Street speed.

6/17/19 7:17 p.m. A Safeway pharmacist told police someone brought in a forged prescription.

6/17/19 8:24 p.m. A caller told police two kids walking with their father and grandfather around Willamette Park were breaking glass bottles and the adults were letting them.

6/17/19 8:50 p.m. Someone in the 4800 block of Summit Street showed police a small hole in the side of their car, saying it looked like a bullet hole. Police didn't share this assessment and said it looked like old damage.

6/17/19 11:07 p.m. A caller told police a 17-year-old girl at a bus stop said she was trying to get away from her boyfriend.

6/18/19 8:43 a.m. A woman called police with concerns that her ex-husband with a history of domestic violence showed up at her house the previous day.

6/18/19 8:48 a.m. Police received a call about a woman pushing a shopping cart in the middle of I-205.

6/18/19 9:27 a.m. A caller reported a hit and run at Elliott Street and Willamette Drive.

6/18/19 9:43 a.m. A man told police someone had their dog off leash at Sunset Park.

6/18/19 11:18 a.m. Someone told police a lost-looking dog was sitting in a neighbor's driveway.

6/18/19 11:37 a.m. A caller told police a truck hit their car on Willamette Drive and kept driving.

6/18/19 2:22 p.m. Police received a call about a homeless camp at the Willamette Drive I-205 overpass.

6/18/19 4:24 p.m. A man told police that he and his wife ran into a man who was "stoned" and said he wanted the man's wife dead.

6/18/19 3:27 p.m. A caller in the 5700 block of West A Street told police their elderly dog was missing.

6/18/19 4:04 p.m. A man told police the password to his Smugmug account was changed and he suspected his ex-wife was behind it.

6/18/19 5:31 p.m. A 15-year-old told police his uncle strangled him.

6/18/19 7:27 p.m. Someone in the 1700 block of Britton Street told police they found an arrow in their backyard.

6/18/19 8:58 p.m. A woman told police she saw a man with his pants down, possibly urinating at the intersection of Apollo Road and Summit Street.

6/18/19 9:23 p.m. An officer spoke to a parent about their child's MIP from the other night and the child denied any drinking but the parents were aware of the incident.

6/18/19 9:56 p.m. A caller reported a group of kids behind Sunset Primary School being loud.

6/19/19 8:01 p.m. Someone told police "hate mail" was stuck to equipment at Sunset Park.

6/19/19 12:03 p.m. Someone talked to police about an old missing person's case from Michigan, saying they recently ran into someone on a mission trip who was trying to find their family.

6/19/19 6:15 p.m. Police received a call about a large brown dog interrupting an event on River Street.

6/19/19 8:18 p.m. Someone told police they saw a man leave the forest near Bland Circle and Salamo Road with a large knife.n 6/20/19 8:19 a.m. A caller told police three cars were parked in the no parking zone at Viewpoint Road and Hoodview Avenue.

6/20/19 12:32 p.m. A caller said they needed an officer at their location to document things.

6/20/19 1:05 p.m. Someone at Tanner Springs Assisted Living said their liquid morphine bottles had been diluted with water.

6/20/19 5:48 p.m. A caller told police their daughter brought home an emaciated cat. When police called back, they said the cat had walked away.

6/20/19 10:50 p.m. Someone in the 1300 block of Falls Oaks Court repeatedly called police about a barking dog. When police arrived, no dogs were barking.

6/21/19 10:13 a.m. Police received a call about a threatening message written on someone's newspaper.

6/21/19 10:30 a.m. A caller on Wilson Street told police their prescription medications were stolen.

6/21/19 11:20 a.m. Someone in the 2300 block of O'Neal Court complained about a limo parked on the street for an extended period of time.

6/21/19 11:30 a.m. A caller told police the previous president of their homeowners association was embezzling money from the association. The caller said they were trying to handle the matter civilly but the former president was not cooperating.

6/21/19 11:50 a.m. Police issued a citation to a car parked in a no parking zone near Viewpoint Road and Hoodview Avenue.

6/21/19 1:39 p.m. Someone in the 25400 block of Swiftshore Drive reported the builders working on their neighbors' chimney was causing rock chips and dust to fall on their patio. The workers reportedly refused to put up a tarp after the neighbor asked them to.

6/21/19 2:55 p.m. Police received a call from Swiftshore Drive and Rancho Lobo Lane about a dog running around without an owner.

6/21/19 3:01 p.m. A caller told police their husband was very drunk at J. Willy's Pub and they were concerned he would drink and drive, which the caller said he does every night. When police followed up, the caller was heavily intoxicated and didn't remember calling the police and her husband was home.

6/21/19 3:06 p.m. Police logged information about a 60-year-old woman who overdosed.

6/21/19 3:17 p.m. Someone called police about a dispute between a father and son that turned physical.

6/21/19 3:24 p.m. An employee at Market of Choice told police they were following someone who had just shoplifted from the store.

6/21/19 4:05 p.m. A caller in the 2000 block of Wellington Drive reported to police a teenage boy and girl were going door to door selling popcorn and was acting "erratic." Police found the girl was selling popcorn for her cheerleading team and lives in West Linn.

6/21/19 4:44 p.m. Someone in the 2400 block of Arbor Drive reported to police a 60-year-old woman had been sitting in front of their house for the past two days reading a book. The caller said a neighbor had tried talking with her but she didn't respond. Police found the woman was from Germany and visiting a friend who lives nearby and didn't know it was inappropriate to sit on someone else's property.

6/21/19 4:52 p.m. Police received a call about a dead skunk on Caufield Street.

6/21/19 4:58 p.m. Someone talked to police about tracking down a former employee who stole $800.

n 6/21/19 5:29 p.m. A caller in the 1000 block of Dollar Street complained about cars speeding in the area and offered their driveway for police to hide in to catch speeders.

6/21/19 8:21 p.m. A caller told police they saw a toddler walking on the side of the road with no adults around earlier that day. The caller said they talked to a neighbor who said he belonged to a neighbor behind her. The woman said she would take care of him and called him Quinn.

6/21/19 11:56 p.m. Someone told police they received a call earlier that day from a woman making vague suicidal statements.

6/22/19 12:05 a.m. Police received a call about a loud party at a house on the corner of Bland Circle and Crestview Drive. Police found three of four adults in the garage and no noise audible from the street.

6/22/19 1:00 a.m. An employee at McDonalds told police a customer was refused service and now in the parking lot screaming at staff.

6/22/19 1:46 a.m. A second noise complaint was made about the house on the corner of Bland Circle and Crestview Drive. When police asked, the partiers immediately turned down the music.

6/22/19 2:51 a.m. Police talked to someone who ran out of gas on I-205. They said someone was coming for them with gas.

6/22/19 9:53 a.m. A caller told police people were trying to detain her in her room saying she has a MRSA infection.

6/22/19 10:19 a.m. Someone told police a wounded deer was on the side of I-205.

6/22/19 10:32 a.m. Police received a complaint from someone in the 5400 block of Summit Street about a neighbor's dog barking. Police heard no barking when they arrived but a dog did bark at their knock but stopped after five minutes.

6/22/19 1:31 p.m. A caller in the 2400 block of Southslope Way told police her dog was attacked by two neighbor dogs that pulled her husband down the street. When police arrived they found the dogs barking at another dog, but no dogs or humans were injured.

6/22/19 6:35 p.m. Someone told police several cars were parked in a no parking zone along Wildwood Drive and a basketball hoop was in the same area. Police found no cars in the no parking zone and everything was fine with the basketball hoop.

6/22/19 8:16 p.m. A caller on Barnes Circle complained about their teenage neighbor driving a motorcycle around the neighborhood "being loud and disruptive."

6/22/19 9:28 p.m. Someone in the 2100 block of Greene Street told police they heard someone in their house. Police checked the house and found nothing suspicious.

6/22/19 10:58 p.m. Police received a call from the 1400 block of Village Park Place about two children, 6- and 8-years-old who were home alone. Police checked on the house and found the mother had been there with the kids all evening.

6/23/19 1:04 p.m. A DUI was logged on 8th Court.

6/23/19 6:19 a.m. A manager at Linn City Pub told police a man was looking in the restaurant when the cook arrived early that morning but took off when he saw the cook.

6/23/19 10:24 a.m. A caller told police two pitbulls were near the Pine Street and Maple Street intersection with no owner in sight.

6/23/19 11:12 p.m. Someone told police about a homeless camp under the I-205 bridge.

6/23/19 12:42 p.m. Police received a call from someone who said they heard a man and woman yelling at Mary S. Young Park.

6/23/19 2:54 p.m. A caller told police there was an ongoing problem with loud music at the skate park at Tanner Creek Park, saying that today the music was very explicit.

6/23/19 3:57 p.m. Someone told police they had not been home in a few days and he recently received a text from his ex-girlfriend who appeared to be in a manic episode and said she broke all his possessions and demanded he return home.

6/23/19 6:29 p.m. A caller in the 1700 block of Blankenship Road told police an 80-year-old woman was asking for someone to call her a cab to get back to Milwaukie. She was found by managers of the Jamestown apartment complex, who took her back to Rose Linn Care Center.

6/23/19 8:42 p.m. Someone reported to police that six teenagers were driving very fast near Trillium Park. Police just found the kids playing basketball.

6/23/19 8:53 p.m. A man told police three teenagers were driving fast in the parking lot of the Cedaroak boat landing. Police found the three cars the man described with fresh skid marks in the parking lot. The teenagers admitted to doing doughnuts in the parking lot and agreed to leave

You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.

Go to top
Template by JoomlaShine