Police Blotter | More car prowls along S.E. 34th, 80th Ave S.E.


CAR PROWL: On Wednesday, Feb. 19, a Chevrolet Malibu was prowled overnight in the 7600 block of S.E. 29th St. An Apple laptop, headphones and Samsung phone were stolen. The front-passenger window was smashed in.


THEFT: A victim’s house and car keys were stolen out of the front entrance of a residence in the 3000 block of 81st Pl. S.E. Also stolen were his bike key and mailbox key.

VEHICLE OFFENSE: An Olympia man driving in the 3000 block of 78th Ave. S.E. was stopped for talking on his phone while driving. He was found to be driving with a suspended or revoked license, was arrested, processed and released. His car was cited for impoundment.


COMMITMENT / JAIL: A Seattle man serving time in Kent Jail was transported to Issaquah Jail for two concurrent sentences. After serving his Kent charges, he was placed into Mercer Island custody to serve out the rest of his commitment.

ASSUALT: A 32-year-old Mercer Island woman in the 3000 block of 78th Ave. S.E. called 9-1-1 to report that her husband was assaulting her. When officers arrived at the scene, they determined that she was the primary aggressor and had assaulted her husband. She was arrested, processed at the Mercer Island Police Department and transported to SCORE Jail. Evidence was processed of the husband’s injury and the bedroom where the assault took place.

CAR PROWL: An Acura RSX was prowled overnight. The suspect smashed the passenger-side window but nothing seemed to have been stolen. The damages were estimated at $300.

CAR PROWL: A Honda Accord had its’ passenger-side window smashed and the contents of its glovebox rummaged through.

CAR PROWL: Police contacted the owner of a car in the 7900 block of S.E. 34th St. to notify them that their car’s window was smashed in. The victim said nothing had been stolen.

CAR PROWL: A Honda Odyssey, also in the 7900 block of S.E. 34th St., was prowled overnight. Nothing appeared to have been stolen out of the vehicle but damage to the car was estimated at $300.


WARRANT ARREST: Renton police arrested a man with a Mercer Island warrant in his name. He was transported to Issaquah Jail. The suspect is a 25-year-old Seattle man.

THEFT: A license plate was stolen off an elderly man’s vehicle in the 7800 block of S.E. 30th St. It was replaced with the license plate of a stolen vehicle reading AGV9784.

COLLISION: A driver in the 5900 block of S.E. 59th St. reported that her car was parked in her own lot, facing south. As of 4 p.m. the day before, it had no damage. Around 9 a.m. the next morning she found damage to the rear passenger-side of her vehicle. No suspects or witnesses were reported but there was evidence of blue paint transfer on her car. The red plastic reflector from the other car was also found on the ground nearby.

INFORMATIONAL REPORT: A Kirkland woman called police to report that the son of her aunt, aged 68, is living with her against her wishes in the 2700 block of 76th Ave. S.E. The son and his mother reportedly only speak Russian.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A P.O. Box at the Mercer Island Post Office was pried open and two keys were taken that accessed temporary P.O. boxes. The suspect stole two parcels, one containing clothes from Victoria Secret and the other containing clothes from Nordstrom.

CAR PROWL: A locked Toyota Prius in the 2800 block of 75th Ave. S.E. reported his front passenger window smashed in. A briefcase and laptop estimated at $1,650 was stolen.

WARRANT ARREST: Around 2 a.m. Saturday, a Seattle man speeding on westbound I-90 was pulled over. He was found to have a warrant in his name for $7,250. He was booked into King County Jail.


ATTEMPTED SUICIDE: Around 3 p.m. on Sunday, a woman in the 9000 block of Shorewood Dr. attempted suicide. She was taken to Overlake Hospital for an involuntary evaluation.

FRAUD: A 69-year-old man reported fraudulent charges of more than $1,650. Two purchases were made at a QFC on the Island and in Bellevue. The victim claimed to still have his credit card in his wallet and reported the charges made sometime between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. on January 31.


COLLISION: An officer responded to a report of a two-car collision at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, only to find that there were three cars involved. The first driver said she was stopped behind an unknown vehicle because, she believed, a car was turning in front of it. A second vehicle said he pulled up behind the first when someone collided with him from behind. That third vehicle claimed to have been southbound on Island Crest Way and adjusting his car radio when he looked up to see that he’d made contact. One driver was transported to Overlake Hospital and his car was impounded.

CAR PROWL: A Redmond man reported his car prowled overnight in the 4400 block of Ferncroft Road. The driver’s door was damaged above the window, allegedly to get into the car, and binoculars and an Amazon Kindle were taken. The approximate losses were estimated at $250.

CAR PROWL: A BMW parked in the 3200 block of 80th Ave. S.E. was prowled overnight. The passenger’s side window was smashed in and a flashlight was stolen.

CAR PROWL: Sometime between midnight and 6 a.m., a Honda Civic parked in the 7900 block of S.E. 34th St. was prowled. The front passenger window was smashed in. The contents of the car were rummaged through but nothing was taken. Police reported the crime to the resident.

CAR PROWL: While conducting a canvas in the 7900 block of S.E. 34th St. for car prowls, a police officer located a victim’s car. Both of its rear windows were broken out. No items were taken but the car had clearly been rummaged through. The car had an alarm but it didn’t go off because the car doors weren’t opened. The car’s owner was contacted and confirmed that nothing had been taken.

CAR PROWL: A Ford Fusion in the 7900 block of S.E. 34th St. was found unlocked. Somebody had rummaged through the contents of its center console and glovebox. Nothing was stolen or damaged.

FRAUD: A Mercer Island man’s wallet was stolen sometime between February 19 and 21, likely during a car prowl. The victim’s credit cards were fraudulently used at several locations. His wallet contained his social security card, two credit cards, a debit card and several bills.

CAR PROWL: One of several car prowls at the Woodlake Condos. The passenger-side window was smashed in but nothing was stolen. There are no suspects at the moment.

CAR PROWL: An officer contacted about several car prowls in the Woodlake Condos area, responded to a call in which a GPS was stolen from the center console.

CAR PROWL: A car in the 3000 block of 80th Ave. S.E. had its window smashed and the vehicle searched. The damages to the car were reported at $400.

CAR PROWL: An Islander in the 3200 block of 80th Ave. S.E. had both of his Subaru’s broken into. A flashlight and Jurassic Park DVD trilogy was stolen from one.


MINOR LIQUOR VIOLATION: An 18-year-old Mercer Island man brought an alcoholic drink onto school grounds and was caught drinking it during school hours. Police recorded a PBT of .229. The subject was released to his father at the school.




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