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11/25/13 2:44 p.m. A thief broke into a house under construction on Ridgeview Court and took a refrigerator worth $5,000.

11/28/13 12:04 a.m. A burglar struck on Fifth Street and stole $10,000 worth of electronic items and bikes.

12/1/13 5:47 a.m. A frustrated burglar tried several ways to get inside an apartment on Jefferson Parkway but could not get in.


11/25/13 9:27 a.m. An air bag was taken from a Chrysler with a New York license plate parked on Tanglewood Drive.

11/26/13 12:56 p.m. A thief smashed in the window of a black car and stole an IBM laptop, first generation iPad and Verizon wireless hotspot device. Total loss was set at $2,000.

11/27/13 8:03 p.m. A car parked next to a restaurant was broken into. The thief made off with a laptop computer worth $1,500.

11/28/13 12:55 a.m. After disembarking from a cab, two men sprinted away without paying their fees. Loss was $34. The dishonest twosome may have been students as they were seen heading toward a school and one of them was carrying a backpack.

11/29/13 12:39 a.m. A string of street signs were stolen on Hobbit Court, Anduin Terrace and Tolkien Lane. All three signs have names associated with J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional Middle-earth series on “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings.”

11/29/13 2:03 p.m. A location on Fernwood Drive was robbed of an iPad2 and Kindle Fire, each worth $300.

11/30/13 7:05 a.m. Two outdoor heating lamps were stolen on Boones Ferry Road. One was recovered but damaged. Loss was set at $6,000. The suspect was seen in a green or gray Toyota pickup truck.

12/1/13 4:10 a.m. A passenger skipped out before paying the $29 she owed a cab driver.

12/1/13 11:23 p.m. After a potential buyer took a test drive in a car advertised on Craigslist, the owner discovered that the title and vehicle manual were missing.


11/25/13 8:21 a.m. A woman keeps getting threatening calls from a man who says she owes him money. But she doesn’t know who he is.

11/25/13 9:15 a.m. A dog on Timberline Drive was barking nonstop for two hours. For once, when a check was made, the dog was still barking loudly when the officer arrived.

11/25/13 9:23 a.m. A Spanish speaker keeps calling a woman despite her pleas for him to stop.

11/25/13 9:51 a.m. People at Millennium Plaza Park became scared when they saw a man with a fully exposed butcher’s knife coming their way. However, he turned out to be a chef who was merely going to work.

11/25/13 10:15 a.m. A 14-year-old student was sent home after he was caught taking marijuana from another student. He was also referred to the juvenile justice department.

11/25/13 11:49 a.m. A coyote trailed a man for two blocks as he was walking home.

11/25/13 12:56 p.m. A father is blaming his son for ripping down a mailbox and throwing it into a wooded area.

11/25/13 2:54 p.m. Police were on the lookout for a man wearing a beanie after it was reported that someone had cut the lock on the exit door of a hotel.

11/25/13 2:58 p.m. A 15-year-old male found himself ensconced at Donald E. Long center after being caught smoking marijuana.

11/25/13 3:10 p.m. A man is worried because his ex-wife has not talked to him in a week. This is not normal. He is concerned about the welfare of their children, ages 2 and 4.

11/25/13 7:24 p.m. A man followed a neighbor home on Doris Avenue and started a fight over a dog.

11/25/13 10:54 p.m. A fist fight between a mother and son became so severe that police had to be called.

11/26/13 11:38 a.m. A bad neighbor keeps setting off very loud fireworks for fun.

11/26/13 4:17 p.m. Graffiti was messing up an overpass on the Oswego Creek Trail at George Rogers Park.

11/26/13 5:07 p.m. A woman is being beaten up by her estranged husband, but she will not file a police report because she fears losing financial support.

11/26/13 10:14 p.m. A woman is being subjected to harassing text messages by her former landlord.

11/27/13 6:16 a.m. A woman slipped and fell while taking her two dogs out for an early morning walk on Kerr Parkway. Fortunately, she was not injured.

11/27/13 10:52 a.m. Trouble broke out in a deli parking lot after a woman driver’s vehicle dinged another driver’s car door.

11/27/13 1:08 p.m. A bird flew in through a woman’s window and injured itself. Via phone police tried to advise her on how to ease the bird’s suffering.

11/27/13 2:38 p.m. A road rager pulled a gun on a guy in the Safeway parking lot on A Avenue.

11/27/13 10:34 p.m. A kid wearing a Halloween mask has been walking down Cloverleaf Road and knocking on doors.

11/28/13 9:28 a.m. A bearded, hairy, skinny man with a camouflage duffel bag aroused suspicion on Summit Ridge Court when he stopped at a house and asked the layout of the neighborhood.

11/28/13 10:39 a.m. A brown Shepherd mix with a history of bad behavior is on the loose again on Westview Drive.

11/28/13 2:03 p.m. Another fight has broken out between a mother and her 17-year-old son.

11/29/13 10:50 a.m. An ex-boyfriend is threatening to come over to a woman’s house. His presence is by no means desired.

11/29/13 2:20 p.m. A man wants help on hand when his estranged wife shows up for a custody exchange. She already has violated a restraining order, and the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has probable cause to arrest her.