A roundup of actual items, excerpted from the records of the Lake Oswego and West Linn, Ore., police departments:
A politician campaigning on Walking Woods Drive told a woman he wanted her vote, although he had no material to give her.
An elderly woman in a Cadillac is taking too long to turn left on Boones Ferry Road.
Two men sitting in a vehicle in the 2400 block of Southslope Way were raising suspicions. They were writing up a job offer.
Miscellaneous CDs and a yoga mat were taken from an unlocked car on Pine Valley Road.
A heavy, squat woman is bothering people coming out of a planning meeting at city hall.
A man waving at cars on southbound I-205 on the bridge was deemed suspicious.
Condolea Drive was the site of a strange incident in which a pot was moved, two large plants were damaged and underwear was thrown into trees.
A tenant is seeking police assistance in having a woman removed from his room.
Poppy seed jars were found in the library parking lot.
Neighbors in a backyard in the 1800 block of Deana Drive were talking.
A resident’s unwanted sisters came over for a visit, entering through a window.
A rose bush was stolen during the night in the 2000 block of 17th Avenue.
A ferret let itself into a house in the 6700 block of Larson Avenue.
When a man staggered badly coming out of a liquor store, it was originally thought he was drunk. However, it turned out he had a bad knee.
A woman reported that a male acquaintance removed lawn ornaments from her property and threw a Bible at her daughter in the 2200 block of Hawthorne Street.
A driver reported seeing either a grill or a baby carriage on southbound I-205 near Highway 43.
Two vehicles collided at Chow Mein Lane and Willamette Drive.
People from Jamaica keep bothering a family in the 4000 block of Calaroga Drive wanting to come visit.
Someone wearing a headband and a skirt carrying a plastic object seemed suspicious at Marylhurst and Willamette drives.
Two bronze deck chairs worth $100 were stolen from a backyard on La Mesa Court.
A woman believes she is being harassed by a man using electro-magnetic technology. He also rubbed Vaseline on her car door.
A man lost his wallet while buying a taco on Bangy Road.
A cougar was potentially seen in a ravine in the 6600 block of Palomino Circle.
An argument over potato chips broke out between a husband and wife as they were watching TV.
A suspicious vehicle with two people in it was parked at Mapleton Drive and Nixon Avenue. They were lost.