Police Log 2/22/2022 - 2/27/2022

Feb. 22

• CGPD received email reporting several cases of graffiti at: 26 N 10th Street; the 200 block of N Lane Street; Riverside Park; at W Main and M streets; at N 6th and E Gibbs Avenue; 500 E Main Street; 119 N River Road; N I and Main streets; 438 Kalapuya Way; 336 N H Street; and at the Community Center.

• An officers responded to a self-reported welfare check on the 500 block of Grant Avenue regarding a person having suicidal and homicidal ideations. The officer spoke with the individual for approximately two hours, though the individual did not give any indication that any of their thoughts or concerns were immanent in nature. The individual briefly agreed to go to Sacred Heart University District for mental health access, but changed their mind. While talking about future plans, the individual asked the officer to take something, presenting a homemade bomb made out a glass vase with filament from fireworks emptied into the vase, along with a wick taped at the top. The bomb was placed in a bucket of water for safe destruction. The case was taken for documentation of the individual’s mental health issues.

Feb. 23

• Cottage Grove Police were requested to assist with an injured dog that was trapped in a large blackberry briar on the 1500 block of Red Hills Place. Officers arrived and determined that the dog had been moved after being freed from the briar by nearby neighbors, but was now bleeding from its front left paw area. The dog was transported by the case officer to the Forest Valley Animal Clinic for an evaluation and further care of the dog’s injury. The dog was described as a brown and white spotted male possibly of a German short-hair mix with no collar. It was extremely malnourished and dehydrated upon officer examination. The reporting party advised that they wished to foster care for the dog after it was cleared medically by Forest Valley Staff if no owner was located.

• Theft of a vehicle’s registration tag was reported on the 2100 block of Ash Avenue.

• An individual reported being the victim of cyber fraud/theft in the amount of $4,750.

Feb. 24

• Graffiti was reported at the Chambers Bridge.

• Officers conducted a foot patrol in the area of N River Road and E Main Street. During the foot patrol, officers noticed a large transient camp with large amounts of trash under both sides of the bridge.

Feb. 25

• Officer began investigation of a possible burglary on the 1100 block of Highway 99.

• An officer responded to the 500 block of Gateway Boulevard for a burglary that occurred over night. The victim was the lead supervisor for the construction site at the location. The supervisor but reported unknown person(s) damaged and broke into a small manufactured mobile structure.

• Officers responded to a report of a unknown female lighting items on fire on the 500 block of Madison Avenue.

Feb. 26

• An individual was arrested for trespassing at Cottage Bowl.


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