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.
DUI: At 12:12 a.m. in the North Luther Burbank parking lot, officers contacted a subject who was found to be driving under the influence.
THEFT: Mail theft was reported at 1:33 p.m. in the 7400 block of 85th Ave. SE.
MORE THEFT: A victim in the 2400 block of 76th Ave. SE said at 4:55 p.m. that their front license plate was taken, and replaced with a stolen plate.
MISCHIEF: A victim in the 6900 block of 96th Ave. SE said at 10:15 p.m. that the deadbolt on their back door had been drilled out.
MORE MISCHIEF: An Islander called the police to say that their son had gone to his girlfriend’s house to drop off a Christmas gift at 11:40 p.m. in the 8300 block of SE 61st St. They parked at the end of the cul-de-sac and were in the backseat when the girlfriend’s mom came out of her house, yelling for her daughter to come inside. The mother broke both of the car’s side mirrors, causing about $600 in damage.
BURGLARY: Jewelry was found missing from a unit in the 9100 block of Fortuna Drive at 1:45 p.m., for a loss of $28,000. There was no forced entry.