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The Mercer Island police calls from May 14-22.

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Monday, May 14

Burglary: An unknown suspect broke into a house under construction on the 7400 block of 86th Ave. SE and stole $1,800 worth of tools.

Burglary: An unknown suspect stole a 13-year-old $50 chainsaw from an attached garage on the 8500 block of SE 78th St.

Tuesday, May 15

Stolen Property: A suspect was contacted while in a stolen vehicle and subsequently arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle on the 8000 block of North Mercer Way.

Fraud: A victim reported that they received a phone call from a “tech support company associated with Microsoft” claiming that they were alerted to an issue with the victim’s computer. The victim gave them their credit card information for payment.

Thursday, May 17

Theft: A victim said that she has been gone from home for a week and she is the only one who checks the mail on the 2000 block of 82nd Ave. SE. She did not notice anything wrong with her mailbox last night, but discovered the front panel was broken into that morning. She estimates a week’s worth of mail was stolen. No packages were stolen that she can recall, but there were possible bank/credit card statements.

Saturday, May 19

Forgery: An unidentified suspect was caught on Rite Aid camera footage using two counterfeit $100 bills to purchase prepaid gift cards.

Sunday, May 2o

Theft: A victim parked their bicycle in the bicycle rack next to Rite Aid and left it unlocked. The victim came out and found that the bike was stolen.

Monday, May 21

Vehicle Prowling: A victim reported that when they got to school in Everett, they found that their laptop, school books and credit card were missing. The victim was sure that the car was locked all night on the 4100 block of 93rd Ave. SE.

Tuesday, May 22

Burglary: An unknown suspect burglarized Corky’s CO2 Dry Cleaners.

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