Bus driver and rider argue over fare | Mercer Island police blotter

Selected reports March 22-28.

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:32am
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By Reporter Staff

March 28

Screaming in the night: A resident in the 2600 block of 84th Avenue Southeast reported hearing screaming noises on their Ring camera overnight.

Barge concerns: A caller was concerned about a floating barge coming loose in the water near the 9600 block of Southeast 36th Street. The barge was secured.

Ear-piercing ping-pongers: Kids playing ping pong too loudly drew a complaint in the 9900 block of Southeast 38th Street.

March 27

Fraud: A resident in the 7800 block of West Mercer Way was the victim of a common scam involving the purchase of gift cards.

March 26

Kicking up a racket: A disturbance was reported regarding kids kicking a soccer ball in a hallway in the 2600 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.

Bus-fare dispute: An argument between a bus rider and driver regarding the fare was reported in the 8000 block of North Mercer Way.

March 25

Theft: It was reported that a vehicle was stolen from a locked garage in the 2900 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.

March 23

Fishing nets: Multiple callers were concerned about the Muckleshoot fishing nets currently seen in waters around the Island.

Suspicious activity: It was reported that a subject was seen looking into building windows in the 4100 block of East Mercer Way.

Vehicle prowl: It was reported that someone prowled a vehicle overnight and swiped loose change in the 2900 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.

March 22

Residential fire: A 911 hang-up call led officers to discover a residential fire in the 7200 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.

Fraud: A resident in the 3700 block of East Mercer Way reported identification theft and fraudulent account activity.

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