Several Islanders report identity theft | Police Blotter

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

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:55am
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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.

Oct. 31

FRAUD: A case of identity theft was reported at 9:14 a.m. in the 3600 block of 81st Ave. SE.

Nov. 6

TRESPASS: A subject was trespassed from Chase Bank in the 7900 block of SE 28th St. at 5:07 p.m.

FRAUD: A victim in the 2500 block of 76th Ave. SE said at 12:48 p.m. that they received a collection letter in the mail from a casino in California. They had never been to the casino and said they did not cash a check there. They told police that their identity had been stolen in September 2017.

Nov. 8

PROWLING: A car was reported prowled in a condo parking lot in the 7900 block of SE 34th St. at 11:32 a.m. One of the windows was broken.

Nov. 9

MORE FRAUD: Identity theft was reported at 2:52 p.m. in the 8100 block of W. Mercer Way.

IDENTITY THEFT: A woman in the 7000 block of 94th Ave. SE said at 4:02 p.m. that she gave her debit card information to a company called College Assist to pay an enrollment fee, and was later notified by Chase Bank that there had been unauthorized charges to her account.

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