Islanders report five car prowls in one day | Police Blotter

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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.

May 18

FRAUD: A victim reported online credit card fraud at 3:32 p.m. in the 5400 block of 96th Ave. SE.

May 20

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: A victim in the 7800 block of SE 27th St. said at 4:38 p.m. that their vehicle’s front passenger side window was shattered. Nothing was stolen from inside the vehicle.

May 21

PROWLING: A victim’s unlocked vehicle was unlawfully entered and ransacked overnight on Wembley Lane. Nothing was taken, but a makeup bag was left behind.

May 24

FRAUD: A victim in the 3200 block of Shorewood Drive said at 3:27 p.m. that their credit card information was used to make three unauthorized purchases in France, for a loss of $6,331.29.

PROWLING AND CAR THEFT: An unlocked vehicle was prowled in a parking garage in the 7600 block of SE 29th St. overnight. The suspect took the keys to the victim’s wife’s vehicle. Her car, which was parked in the same garage, was stolen.

PROWLING x2: A car parked in the secure parking garage of the Hadley apartment building on 76th Avenue Southeast was prowled overnight. Freshy’s Seafood Shack later reported finding stolen property, which belonged to the car prowl victim, behind their business. Video surveillance footage was obtained.

x3: A victim said their unlocked vehicle was prowled overnight in the 2200 block of 78th Ave. SE. Nothing was damaged or taken.

x4: Nothing was damaged or taken in a car prowl that occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. in the 7800 block of SE 24th St. The car was unlocked.

x5: A vehicle’s window was smashed during a prowl reported at 5:33 p.m. in the 7800 block of SE 27th St. It was unknown if any items were stolen.

May 28

DEATH INVESTIGATION: Police investigated the death of a 22-year-old woman in the 8000 block of 84th Ave. SE at 3:51 a.m., determining that it was a possible overdose.

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