Police Blotter | Marine Patrol pulls over vessel


MARINE: Marine patrol performed a boat stop Wednesday, just after 6 p.m. under the I-90 bridge in the east channel of Lake Washington. The boat operator performed a voluntary field sobriety test which indicated a significant level of impairment. The Renton man was arrested and transported to the Mercer Island Police Department where he refused a breathalizer test.


THEFT: An 88-year-old Mercer Island man reported his morphine medication stolen from the refrigerator when he checked Friday, May 16. He believes it was stolen between April 11 and the date he reported it. The victim is under hospice care at his residence and employed an at-home care nursing agency to take part-time care of her husband. Upon further inspection, she found a number of items stolen from her house. She said several nurses had been in and out of the house since she first employed them in April.


WARRANT ARREST: A 45-year-old Seattle man, approached in the 7500 block of I-90 W. was found in a vehicle associated with a theft that had taken place. The vehicle was stopped and all occupants detained until their involvement in the theft was cleared. One occupant came back with a misdemeanor warrant out of King County. He was arrested around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday.

BURGLARY: Between midnight on May 3 and May 17, somebody entered the unsecured side door of an attached garage in the 7000 block of S.E. 29th St. The burglary suspect stole a high-end Maverick mountain bike.

THEFT: A 24-year-old Burien suspect was found driving a 1993 Oldsmobile Ciera, a car matching the description made by witnesses in reports of a theft at the Rite Aid. The suspect was stopped at the I-90 westbound on-ramp at 76th Ave. S.E. All occupants were detained while a Rite Aid store employee came and positively identified the vehicle occupants. A consensual search of the vehicle turned up four bottles of liquor that still had security caps on them. The recovered items were later returned to Rite Aid.


MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A mailbox bank in the 6600 block of Mercer Way appeared to have been punched.The carrier box allows access to the entire bank. It’s unknown if any mail was taken.


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