Police Blotter | Car stolen overnight

Friday | 14

THEFT: Between 11:15 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. on Friday, an Island woman reported a laptop stolen out of an office in the 8500 block of S.E. 40th St. It’s an HP laptop with a 15-inch screen and was calculated at a loss of $500.

Monday | 17

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A Mercer Island woman reported a shattered window in the 4400 block of 88th Ave. S.E., amounting to $250 in damages.

CAR PROWL: Between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. a car was prowled in the 9000 block of S.E. 61st St. Nothing was stolen from the car, despite being rummaged through.

FRAUD: A Mercer Island woman reported that an unknown person tried to open a credit card in her name.

INFORMATIONAL REPORT: A Mercer Island man was transported from Issaquah Jail to SCORE due to mental health concerns.

THEFT: An elderly Mercer Island man reported that landscaping equipment had been stolen from the back of his car overnight, in the 7800 block of S.E. 32nd St. The stolen equipment included hand saws, hand shears, leaf blowers and pruning ladders.

CAR THEFT: A Honda Civic was reported stolen overnight sometime between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. The car was parked in the driveway of a residence in the 9000 block of S.E. 60th St.

CAR PROWL: Around 6 p.m. overnight, a police officer conducting a canvas near the site of a reported stolen vehicle observed a car in the 6000 block of 92nd Ave. S.E. The officer determined that the vehicle was not the one reported stolen. A piece of paper inside the car had a Mercer Island address. The officer visited that address, saw a car that was unsecured and looked to have been prowled. He contacted the owner, who confirmed that it had in fact been prowled but nothing of value was taken. The original car was traced back to a stolen vehicle report in Renton and was returned to the owner.

Tuesday | 18

WARRANT ARREST: A 25-year-old Seattle man with a warrant for his arrest was transported from King County Jail to SCORE Jail.

TRAFFIC OFFENSES: A massive pile of snow fell off a Kirkland man’s car and into the middle of the street in the 3200 block of 78th Ave. S.E. Police estimated the pile at two and a half feet wide and six feet long.


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