Car stolen out of parking lot, abandoned blocks away | Police

Someone stole a Honda Civic from a business parking lot in the 7800 block of S.E. 32nd Street, then removed tools and a car stereo and abandoned the car in a neighborhood near the corner of S.E. 37th Street and 76th Place S.E. The theft took place sometime between Aug. 31 and Sept. 4. There was $1,000 in damage to the car’s interior. The owner, a 60-year-old Island man, was on vacation.

Sept. 4

FRAUD: In September, an Island woman found that her Bank of China Visa credit card information was taken and used to make two purchases at an Apple store in the amount of 3,845 euros each, or the equivalent of more than $10,000.

BIKE STOLEN: A 48-year-old Island man reported that a bicycle was stolen from the front porch of his residence in the 7100 block of 84th Avenue S.E. sometime between Aug. 19 and Sept. 2.

FORGERY: A 29-year-old Island man reported that he received notice of a returned check from Kroger (Fred Meyer) for a check that he had not written. The check was manufactured using his name and previous address. It had the correct bank name but the wrong account number. The man reported the incident to police, then prepared and had notarized a form indicating the check was forged that he sent to Kroger.

VEHICLE PROWL: Someone entered an unlocked Honda Civic in the 3500 block of 88th Avenue S.E. sometime between 10:30 p.m., Sept. 3, and 9:30 a.m., Sept. 4, and took $30 from the center console, a Northface backpack with a broken clip, fishing items and tools. The victim reported that the driver door does not lock on the vehicle.

Sept. 6

THEFT: An employee of a business in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue S.E. had several items taken from her locker, including her wallet, with a credit card and driver’s license inside. The credit card had been used.

ARREST: A 31-year-old Des Moines man was arrested at 5 p.m. for an outstanding warrant. He was transported and booked into the Issaquah Jail.

Sept. 7

ARREST: Police arrested a 27-year-old Mercer Island woman driving a 1997 black Passat in the 2400 block of 76th Avenue S.E. at 1:30 p.m. for a traffic violation. The driver was found to be driving while her license was revoked and did not have insurance. She had an outstanding warrant for a misdemeanor. She was arrested and booked into the King County Jail.

THEFT: A 37-year-old resident of the Shorewood apartments notified police to report that a storage locker was opened and paintball gear, CO2 canisters were taken along with camouflage clothing was taken. The loss is estimated at $200.

ARREST: A 30-year-old woman with a Tukwila address was arrested for an outstanding warrant for driving without a license.

Sept. 8

TRESPASS: Police were summoned to a restaurant in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue S.E. after the report of a 57-year-old Island man who was intoxicated and harassing customers. He was told to leave by the manager in the presence of the officers who filed an informational report.


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