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  • Chief presents coin to Leonard

    LAKE OSWEGO – On Monday, July 28, 2014, former Portland City Commissioner Charles “Randall” Leonard was presented with Chief’s Challenge Coins from the Lake Oswego Police Department and Lake Oswego Fire Department. Leonard was recognized for his quick response and commitment to get involved in rescuing a woman who was attempting to commit suicide. The incident occurred...

  • Matthew C. Leonard (DOB: 12/28/59)

    LAKE OSWEGO – On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Lake Oswego Police were canvassing the neighborhood near where Matthew Christopher Leonard (DOB: 12/28/59) was last seen in Lake Oswego, when they found him deceased in a heavily wooded area behind a residence on Westview Drive. Mr. Leonard was last seen at about 10 P.M., on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his home on Dellwood Drive. Investigators...

  • Matthew C. Leonard (DOB: 12/28/59)

    LAKE OSWEGO – On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Lake Oswego Police took a report of a missing person from the 2000 block of Dellwood Drive, in Lake Oswego. Matthew Christopher Leonard (DOB: 12/28/59) was last seen at about 10 P.M., on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his home on Dellwood Drive.

  • Stolen Property

    LAKE OSWEGO – On July 9, 2014, Lake Oswego Police Officers arrested two northeast Portland women, Carmen Young (DOB: 02/18/78) and Victoria Brown (DOB: 12/28/65), for Theft II, PCS-Meth, PCS-Heroin and PCS-Cocaine. Carmen Young was also charged with 4 counts of probation violation, and the pair are suspected of being a part of an organized retail theft operation.

  • LAKE OSWEGO – On May 29th, the Lake Oswego Police Department sent underage decoys to twenty-four businesses in Lake Oswego and attempted to purchase alcohol.

    During the operation, decoys successfully purchased alcohol from six businesses.  Three out of the six times, the decoys were sold alcohol even though they presented their own personal identification which clearly...

  • The Lake Oswego Police Department was again awarded an overtime grant to improve safety for pedestrians. This is the sixth year in a row the department has received this grant and will once again begin targeted enforcement at crosswalks throughout the City. The primary focus of this program is to raise the awareness of pedestrian safety issues and to reduce the number of auto / pedestrian...