News & Announcements
LAKE OSWEGO - This week, we have become aware of a new phone scam that is targeting people with ties to our community. A male with a southern accent is calling people claiming to be Sergeant Tom Harper with the Lake Oswego Police Department asking for money. The police department will never call you and request money from community members for arrest warrants or any other circumstances. Sergeant Harper is an actual Sergeant with the Lake Oswego Police Department, but he is not calling anyone about arrest warrants or subpoenas. This is a scam.
LAKE OSWEGO – Shortly after 6:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 20, 2022, a Lake Oswego resident called police to report that their 2019 Range Rover had been stolen overnight from their garage. The vehicle was later recovered by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and a suspect was captured after he tried multiple times to escape by way of the Sandy River.
LAKE OSWEGO – Lake Oswego continues to be one of the safest communities in the State of Oregon. However, we have noticed an increase in residential burglaries, package thefts, and thefts from vehicles in the South Portland Metro area lately and thought this would be a great opportunity to remind you about some proactive steps you can take to avoid being a victim of burglary or theft.
There are really two dimensions of protection; target hardening and, probably the most effective, awareness.
Lake Oswego - Lake Oswego Police are asking for the public's help identifying several suspects in a recent string of package thefts and car prowls. In the included videos and photographs, the suspects are seen driving through the neighborhood and stopping in front of a house, while one of the suspects approaches the front door and collects the package(s) before quickly returning to the vehicle. In one of the photos/videos, the suspects arrive in a vehicle.
LAKE OSWEGO – [FOLLOW-UP] On Friday, September 3, 2021, a burglary occurred in the 1800 block of Country Club Road and, a while later, an attempted burglary occurred in the 500 block of Country Club Road, during which the suspect chased the 17-year-old victim. Fortunately, the victim was able to get inside her house and lock the doors before the suspect was able to reach her, and she called 911. An officer located the suspect nearby and identified him as 39-year-old Hector E. Mundt. Mr.
LAKE OSWEGO – On Friday, September 3, 2021, at 5:13 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Country Club Road in Lake Oswego, regarding an incident where a male was reportedly knocking on the caller’s door and not making sense. The caller reported the male was at her front and back doors and was saying random things.