Officers respond to reports of attempted mail theft and dog bite

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Thursday, December 28, 2017 11:45am
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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.

Dec. 3

DUI: A driver was stopped in the 10800 block of eastbound Interstate 90 at 9:39 p.m. for not having his headlights on. Police smelled a strong odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle, and asked the suspect to step out of the vehicle for field sobriety tests. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI, and provided breath samples of .098 and .101. He was later released, and a courtesy transport was provided to his parent’s house in Bellevue.

Dec. 5

ASSAULT: A victim said she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend in the 3000 block of 77th Ave. SE at 3:35 p.m. The suspect was located in the residence, arrested and booked into Issaquah Jail.

MISCHIEF: An unknown suspect tried to pry open a locking mailbox in the 3700 block of 88th Ave. SE Minor damage was reported at 3:48 p.m., but no entry was made.

Dec. 7

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS: An off-leash dog reportedly bit a victim in the arm in the 8400 block of SE 26th St. at 8:15 a.m. The Mercer Island Fire Department treated the victim, who said he would go to his doctor for an evaluation.

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