$1,100 in cash and $2,000 in jewelry stolen in Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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.

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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.

July 19

THEFT: Currency was reported stolen from a residence in the 5300 block of Lansdowne Lane at 10 p.m.

July 20

WARRANT ARREST: A subject was contacted on a traffic stop in the 8000 block of N. Mercer Way at 5:21 p.m. and arrested on a misdemeanor warrant out of the King County Sheriff’s Office.

July 21

THEFT: An Island man in the 4000 block of 90th Ave. SE reported at 4:23 p.m. that a package was taken from the front porch of his residence.

July 22

MORE THEFT: An Island man in the 6100 block of W. Mercer Way said at 9:22 a.m. that $2,000 in jewelry was stolen from his residence while he was away. He had his real estate broker show his house to other brokers while he was gone.

ORDER VIOLATION: Malicious mischief and violation of a civil anti-harassment protection order were reported at 4:26 p.m. in the 6900 block of 96th Ave. SE.

July 24

WARRANT ARREST: A subject was re-booked into SCORE Jail on an outstanding warrant from the Mercer Island Police Department in the 9600 block of SE 36th St. at 12:27 a.m.

IMPERSONATION: An Island man in the 5400 block of E. Mercer Way said at 9:40 a.m. that he was advised by his bank that someone was impersonating his wife and attempting to change their email addresses and get credit cards mailed to a California address.

FRAUD: A victim in the 2700 block of 78th Ave. SE said their credit card number was used to open a fraudulent account at 2 p.m.

EVEN MORE THEFT: A bag of money containing $1,100 was reported stolen in the 3000 block of 77th Ave. SE at 4:20 p.m.

July 25

FRAUD: An Island woman in the 7200 block of W. Mercer Way reported fraud, identity theft and criminal impersonation at 3:07 p.m.

TRAFFIC OFFENSES: A driver was stopped in the 8200 block of eastbound I-90 at 1:16 a.m. for inappropriate lighting. He admitted to driving with a suspended license and a DOL check found he had failed to appear in court five times. He was arrested, processed and released from the Mercer Island Police Department.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A victim in the 3200 block of 80th Ave. SE reported that their vehicle’s tires were slashed overnight.

IMPERSONATION: An Island woman in the 8500 block of 85th Ave. SE said at 2:25 p.m. that she got a call from Bank of America informing her that someone pretending to be her had requested to change her credit card numbers and have new cards issued and mailed to Fresno, California. It has been an ongoing problem for the past six months.

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