Islanders report fraud, car thefts, harassment | Police Blotter

  • Wed Sep 27th, 2017 12:08pm
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The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Sept. 1

BURGLARY: A man left his car unlocked in the driveway in the 7800 block of SE 24th St. When he came out the next day at 8 a.m., he found that items has been taken from the vehicle, including the garage remote. The electric garage door had been opened, and a bicycle was missing from the garage.

Sept. 4

THEFT: A subject was contacted by police in the 7800 block of SE 28th St. at 1:26 p.m. and arrested on outstanding warrants. They were found to have recently stolen items from QFC, and were transported to King County Jail, then the Harborview emergency room for evaluation.

Sept. 5

BURGLARY: Two men were found inside two stolen vehicles in the 3600 block of 93rd Ave. SE at 5:06 a.m. The suspects had made entry into a home as well.

FRAUD: A victim in the 4300 block of 90th Ave. SE said at 10:19 a.m. that he received an alert that someone had fraudulently opened a Verizon account using his information.

HARASSMENT: At 7:21 p.m., a victim in the 4200 block of Shoreclub Drive reported threats from her ex-boyfriend regarding the release of nude photos of her, taken without her knowledge or consent.

PROWLING: A car prowl was reported in the 6500 block of 84th Ave. SE at 4:39 p.m.

Sept. 6

FRAUD: A victim in the 5700 block of 91st Ave. SE reported at 12:13 a.m. that $20,000 was fraudulently transferred from his Bank of America checking account to his credit account.

Sept. 7

FRAUD: A woman in the 9100 block of Fortuna Drive said at 1:44 p.m. that her identity was stolen. A check was manufactured from her checking account and used for $250.

Sept. 8

ANIMAL COMPLAINT: A woman dropped off an elderly acquaintance at her residence in the 8800 block of SE 60th St. at noon. When she entered the house, the homeowner’s dog approached her and bit her on the inside of her leg.