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A roundup of actual items, excerpted from the police blotters of the Lake Oswego and West Linn, Ore., newspapers:

Two men were loitering in an underground parking garage in the 21900 block of Willamette Drive and burning incense.

An outdoor motion detector light came on for no apparent reason in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

There has been another report of a man driving around in a red Cadillac and making women feel uncomfortable.

A cougar seen in a backyard is causing concern.

While taking out the trash, a woman thought she saw a shadow in her house in the 2100 block of Snowberry Ridge Court.

The outdoor light came on again in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road.

A pit bull wearing a red scarf was seen snapping at other dogs in the 20600 block of Noble Lane.

A woman objected to having her head shaved by an acquaintance.

A hedge was destroyed on Sundew Court.

A man brought a woman he met on a chat line to his home in the 2000 block of Sunray Circle. When she started talking about weapons, he grew concerned.

The outdoor light in the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road turned on again. The resident was given the police non-emergency phone number.

A male and female hitchhiking near the I-205 off-ramp were lifting their shirts at passing vehicles.

A man reeking of alcohol staggered out of Moonstruck Chocolate on State Street.

A neighbor dog has been running loose on Wax Wing Circle.

A flat-screen TV was stolen overnight from the 19500 block of Hidden Springs Road. The suspect, who was there that night, works for an escort service.

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