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.
THEFT: A theft was reported in the 4000 block of 83rd Ave. SE at 1:29 p.m.
FRAUD: Somebody opened a credit card using the personal information of a victim in the 7600 block of SE 27th St. at 2:15 p.m.
ASSAULT: At 7:25 p.m., a victim in the 3000 block of Island Crest Way reported a domestic violence assault from July 13. She said she waited to report it because she was scared for her safety.
PROWLING: A woman left her purse on the floor of her vehicle at 10:35 a.m. in the 6700 block of Island Crest Way. When she returned from a 10 minute walk, she found a window shattered and her purse missing. The suspect immediately went to the local QFC and tried to use her credit cards.
MENTAL: A construction worker reported that a disoriented subject had been at his work site for four hours in the 9000 block of SE 38th St. at 11:27 a.m. Police found that the subject was suffering from dementia and unable to care for himself. Unable to find a family member or responsible party, they took him to Overlake Hospital on involuntary commitment and returned his vehicle to Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
THEFT: A theft was reported in the 4700 block of E. Mercer Way at 12:25 p.m.
CAR THEFT: A vehicle and trailer were stolen overnight in the 6500 block of SE 28th St. Onstar was activated, and the vehicle was located in Seattle.
MISCHIEF: A vehicle was damaged after being shot with a 9mm pistol. The round and casing were collected for evidence. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. The incident was reported at 10:21 a.m. in the 3600 block of W. Mercer Way.
FRAUD: At 5:19 p.m., a victim in the 4700 block of Forest Ave. SE said that unknown suspects attempted to get new credit cards sent to an address in California without their permission. There was no monetary loss at the time.