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Cornelius police log


May 5 to May 11

n There was a wallet found with cash and cards inside. It was returned to its owner.

n A person trying clothes on in a changing room at WalMart stole some items. The suspect was located in possession of the stolen property. They were cited for theft.

n A man reported many people riding their motorcycles and ATVs in a field near the corner of Eighth Avenue and Heather Street. He does not want anyone riding in there and is posting signs.

n Officers received a call from a parent whose daughter received a naked picture of herself from an unknown Snapchat account. The suspect demanded more pictures and threatened to release the picture they had virally. Officers are investigating.

n Officers found two juveniles in the park changing clothes and tearing tags off items. Officers found an array of stolen underwear from WalMart. They were referred for theft.

n Officers received a report of people with flashlights were going in and out of a vacant house. They ended up being the owners of the house securing the structure before turning it over to the bank.

n A neighbor thought he saw someone inside a vacant home. The front door was found open. Officers checked the residence but there was no one inside. A bicycle on the front patio was not there the previous night when neighbor found door wide open.

n Someone in California has used a caller’s personal information to file a tax return.

n A 16-year-old girl overdosed on anti-depressants and was threatening suicide. The caller was getting texts from her but then they stopped. Her mom arrived and the girl was transported to Tuality hospital.

n A caller said there was a suspicious person smoking marijuana in a vehicle in the Tabb’s parking lot. The suspect was not cooperative with police, but no crime was observed. A message was sent to the suspect’s probation officer.

n A lost 4-year-old girl was found wandering a park. It appears the child had been wandering around for two hours. The caller walked around with the child and no one claimed the obviously distraught child. The father was later located. He was playing soccer and didn’t see her walk off. He was cited for child neglect.

n A man called about his neighbor who has been harassing him over parking.

n A driver hit a bike rider while he was in the bike lane and she was leaving the Fred Meyer parking lot. The driver apparently missed the cyclist’s white bike, yellow safety vest and the beacon of a white headlight, claiming she was only looking for cars. The driver was cited for failure to yield to a bike in bike lane.

n Officers were dispatched to a location where a subject reported he was menaced with a gun by the passenger in a black newer model Dodge Charger or similar Chrysler-type car. Officers later determined he never saw a gun and couldn’t give any description of the suspect.

n A resident, who is in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s disease, called her daughter stating there was a group of guys outside her house beating up her vehicle in the driveway. Her daughter called police. Officers arrived and found nobody around and no damage to the vehicle. They checked the “victim” and she was somewhat scared but otherwise OK.

n While loading a child off the bus, a complainant was hit by the bus when it left the parking area. The caller was at Tuality Forest Grove Hospital.

n A woman at Open Door Counseling called claiming she was “tweaking.”

Officers contacted the subject, who was acting a little odder than usual but not doing anything wrong or being a bother.

n Officers spoke to a frequent caller. It started out as what sounded like a theft but ended in him rambling about community service. He is apparently running some kind of security surveillance business and will apparently be dropping off a photo of a theft suspect, although we don’t yet have a victim. Officers found the caller had an outstanding warrant.

n A passerby saw a green cooler with writing on it sitting near bushes in front of Cornelius Elementary School in the construction zone. Officers checked out the cooler and found it contained concrete samples from the work in the area. The cooler was returned to the concrete company and workers were advised not to leave it unattended due to possible reports of suspicious circumstances.

n A complainant said there has been a gray Jeep driving into the cul-de-sac several times. The complainant tried to confront the driver and the vehicle sped off in a hurry and ran the stop sign. The caller believes this vehicle might be connected to a house in the area and requested frequent drive-bys.

n Officers received a call of a child screaming. They located a child in a car, screaming because they wanted to hurry up and go. There were no other problems.

n A complainant wanted information regarding an abandoned vehicle on his property. Officers advised him that he may have to have it towed because of its location.

n Officers received a call from a parent whose 13-year-old daughter didn’t come home after school. The dad eventually located the teen.

n A woman called for the second week in a row about a person who continues sending harassing text messages. Officers reviewed the messages, which included statements like the suspect would never be happy as long as the victim knows where the suspect lives. Officers instructed the victim to communicate to the suspect that she was not to ever call or message her again. Officers talked to suspect and suggested she stop messaging or calling victim or it may lead to her arrest. Their issues center on a guy.

n A caller reported someone posted a craigslist advertisement “for a good time,” and included the complainant’s name and phone number. The caller started receiving pornographic picture messages, text messages and phone calls generated from the ad. No criminal statute was determined applicable. Officers suggested she change her phone number and contact craigslist administrators to have the ad removed. The caller didn’t want to change her phone number.

n A driver rear-ended a parked car while trying to retrieve a burning cigarette he dropped. There were no injuries. He was cited for careless driving and driving while uninsured.

n Items were stolen from a vehicle.

n A woman reported her safe broken into in her back bedroom and her jewelry was stolen. The suspect apparently broke in through the cat door.

n A man and woman got into an argument. The man slapped the woman across the face for being a `ho.`She then threw pot of soup across floor. When an officer tried to arrest the man he struggled, but was ultimately handcuffed and arrested.