Police Blotter | Graffiti vandalism reported across Island

Sunday | 18

DUI: A patrol officer performing a standard traffic stop, noticed a 32-year-old Bellevue man was impaired and arrested him with BAC readings of .075/.072.

GRAFFITI: A 58-year-old Mercer Island man reported that his fence had been sprayed with graffiti, leading to damages of $75. The graffiti spanned the entire five feet of the fence.

Monday | 19

GRAFFITI: Graffiti was found at various locations all the way from the 8400 block of N. Mercer Way, across the Lid Park and down to 60th Ave. S.E. Damages totaled $6,000.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: The rear window of a Nissan Altima parked in the 5000 block of W. Mercer Way was shattered sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday night and 8:30 a.m. the next morning.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: Six P.O. boxes inside the Mercer Island Post Office appeared to have been pried or wedged open between 6:30 p.m. Saturday night and 7 a.m. on Monday morning.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A 77-year-old Mercer Island man says somebody has been attempting to enter the travel trailer parked in front of his home. He found a window on the door broken and the screen cut. Entry was not gained, nothing was stolen.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A traffic sign on Island Crest Way was sprayed with graffiti.

Wednesday | 21

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: The window of a Mercedes Benz parked in the 8000 block of E. Mercer Way was shattered by a “small projectile.” Damages totaled $300.

FRAUD: A 50-year-old Mercer Island man reported that a false tax return was filed in his name.


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