Fake check: Victim has $190,000 taken from bank account | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 19-30.

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June 19

Fraud: At 5:38 p.m. in the 4800 block of East Mercer Way, a victim had $190,000 taken from his bank account. A fraudulent check was deposited with his bank information on it.

June 24

Car prowl: At 9:41 p.m. in the 2000 block of Faben Drive, someone entered an unlocked car sometime between June 23 and June 24. About $20 and $300 worth of gift cards were stolen.

June 26

Assault: At 6:26 p.m. in the 3600 block of 88th Avenue Southeast, an altercation between a mother and daughter, who is diagnosed with a severe form of multiple sclerosis. The daughter was not on scene to interview.

June 27

Stolen blowert: At 4:32 p.m.in the 6800 block of Island Crest Way, someone stole a Mercer Island City backpack blower from a work site near Pioneer Park while city crew members were working.

Car break-in: At 10:17 p.m. at Southeast 20th Street and 72nd Avenue Southeast, a subject broke the passenger window of a car and stole two backpacks. Inside them there was a Macbook Pro, $4,000 in cash, company checks and a Maverick VGA drone.

June 29

Theft: At 6:30 p.m. in the 7600 block of Southeast 27th Street, a victim had their wallet taken from Anise Thai Cuisine. The wallet had $126, the subject’s social security number and her son’s.

June 30

Mailbox damaged: At 7:43 a.m. in the 8500 block of West Mercer Way, six mailboxes were damaged and unlawfully entered overnight. Mail was stolen.

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