Teens throw toolbox through car window | Mercer Island Police Blotter

A toolbox was thrown through the rear window of a Toyota Highlander at 11 p.m. on Friday, June 22, in the 1600 block of 72nd Avenue S.E. immediately after a group of male teenagers was turned away from a party at the residence. Three subjects, ages 16 and 17, have been identified.

June 12

Disturbance: An officer responded to a disturbance at 10:35 a.m. at a South end residence in a neighborhood to the northeast of Pioneer Park. A woman was concerned about her 17-year-old son’s behavior. The son fled the home and police could not locate him.

Found: A 40-year-old Mill Creek resident found a cell phone at 12 p.m. in the 4000 block of Island Crest Way and brought it to the police station. The owner was not located.

June 13

Drugs: Police arrested two 15-year-old teenagers in possession of marijuana at 10:15 p.m. in the 7900 block of North Mercer Way during a traffic stop. A small tin containing two half-smoked cigarettes was taken into evidence, along with a plastic bag full of marijuana. Both subjects were released to their parents.

June 15

Fraud: A 67-year-old North end woman reported fraudulent charges totaling $1,881 were placed on her credit card account during April and May. A possible suspect has been identified.

Drugs: Police arrested two men, 19 and 20, at 9:35 p.m. in the 3000 block of 84th Avenue S.E. Both were in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. They were released after being processed at the MIPD.

Assault: Police arrested a 22-year-old man at 11:24 p.m. at his residence east of Hollerbach Park after he assaulted his mother during an argument.

June 16

Arrest: Police arrested a 51-year-old man at his ex-wife’s North end residence at 10:42 p.m. on S.E. 37th Street. The victim reported that the suspect’s vehicle was parked on her property in violation of a protection order. Police located the suspect in a garage that was converted into an apartment. He was booked into the Issaquah Jail to await a court date.

Theft: An 11-year-old girl reported the theft of several personal belongings from a picnic table in the northeastern section of Mercerdale Park in the 3200 block of 78th Avenue S.E. between 3:45 and 4:15 p.m. while she was with a friend, 12. Her bag, $19 in cash, a cell phone and her friend’s book were stolen.

Harassment: A Bothell man, 30, harassed a 44-year-old Mercer Island man at 10 p.m. in the restroom at the Park on the Lid in the 2100 block of 72nd Avenue S.E. The suspect threatened to shoot the victim. One witness was present. The suspect was arrested at 10:30 p.m. on the I-90 floating bridge and was booked into the King County Jail for felony harassment.

Malicious mischief: Someone broke the back sliding glass door of a residence in the 3700 block of East Mercer Way between 10 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. while the resident was gone. Two large dogs were kept in the room where the door was shattered, and there was no evidence of entry into the residence or theft.

June 17

DUI: Police stopped a driver, 24, at 2:48 a.m. in the 4100 block of Island Crest Way and found that he was significantly impaired. He was arrested at 3 a.m. and received a courtesy transport after being processed at the MIPD.

Indecent exposure: A 19-year-old Kent woman was cited for indecent exposure at 6:25 p.m. in the 3700 block of 78th Avenue S.E. after she wrecked her razor scooter and struck her chin on the pavement. An aid unit responded and recommended stitches. The girl’s uncle took her to a hospital.

June 18

Broken windshield: Someone used a piece of wood to smash the windshield of a Volkswagen Jetta parked in front of the owner’s residence in the 4400 block of 88th Avenue S.E. sometime between 6:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. The victim found the piece of wood next to the vehicle.

June 19

Arrest: A police officer using radar in the 8600 block of North Mercer Way caught a vehicle speeding 35 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver, 53, was arrested at 9:39 a.m. for driving with a suspended license.

June 20

Runaway: A woman reported that her 17-year-old son left home in her car, a Honda Accord, with a sleeping bag, backpack, water and flashlight. The son, who has left in the past and stayed elsewhere, said he wouldn’t come back.


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