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Clucking, barking and biting on Southeast 53rd Place | Mercer Island police blotter

Selected reports Jan. 11-24.

  • Tuesday, February 2, 2021 12:05pm
  • News

By Reporter Staff

Jan. 22

Unwanted subject: Police received a complaint of a subject sleeping on the couch inside a business lobby in the 8400 block of Southeast 68th Street.

Harassment: A civil dispute was reported over remodeling work at a residence in the 2900 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.

Disturbance: A neighbor dispute was reported over tree trimming in the 2400 block of 84th Avenue Southeast.

Jan. 21

Burglary: It was reported that a house was burglarized and tools were stolen in the 8300 block of Avalon Drive.

Clucking, barking and biting: An altercation was reported between a dog and a chicken in the 9100 block of Southeast 53rd Place. During the incident, the dog bit the chicken owner.

Disturbance: Threats and a verbal disturbance were reported at a park in the 8400 block of Southeast 57th Street.

Burglary: Residents of a home in the 7500 block of 86th Avenue Southeast discovered a broken window and money stolen from inside their abode.

Jan. 20

Fraud: A resident in the 5000 block of 88th Avenue Southeast discovered fraudulent activity in their bank accounts.

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

Malicious mischief: It was reported that someone broke into mailboxes in the 4000 block of 89th Avenue Southeast.

Jan. 18

Malicious mischief: It was reported that a group of teens were using pens to paint graffiti at a city park in the 3200 block of 78th Avenue Southeast. They were contacted and agreed to clean up the damage.

Fraud: It was reported that a local organization in the 6000 block of 76th Avenue Southeast was defrauded by a bad-check scheme.

Jan. 16

Lost motorist: A police officer assisted a lost motorist in the 9600 block of Southeast 36th Street.

Jan. 15

Fence dispute: Police officers assisted in a civil dispute between neighbors in the 6000 block of Southeast 32nd Street regarding a fence being built.

Welfare check: Police officers contacted a woman reported to be panhandling in the 2500 block of 77th Avenue Southeast. She didn’t want officer assistance.

Jan. 14

Unwanted subject: Police officers assisted a resident in the search and removal of an unwanted subject from the property in the 2000 block of 80th Avenue Southeast.

Traffic accident: A police officer assisted motorists in assessing the damage in a possible hit-and-run accident in the 9000 block of Island Crest Way.

Jan. 13

Door kicked in: A resident in the 7400 block of West Mercer Way discovered a door was kicked in, but no entry appeared to be made.

Jan. 12

Fraud: A resident in the 5800 block of West Mercer Way discovered fraudulent credit-card charges.

Jan. 11

Mysterious beeping: A concerned resident in the 8400 block of Southeast 33rd Place reported hearing beeping from a trash can. A police officer discovered an old smoke detector still working.

Malicious mischief: It was reported that several mailboxes were pried open in the 5800 block of 84th Avenue Southeast.

Police assistance: Police officers utilized marine services to assist a neighboring city in searching for a subject.


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