Marine patrol aids officers to track down wanted subject who fled into lake | Mercer Island police blotter

Selected reports Aug. 16-22.

Aug. 22

Assault: It was reported that a subject was struck in the face during an altercation in the 2800 block of 78th Avenue Southeast.

Harassment: A resident in the 9200 block of Southeast 33rd Place reported receiving threatening text messages from an unknown sender. An officer advised that the victim block their phone number.

Vehicle theft: It was reported that someone stole a rental vehicle with valuables inside in the 2800 block of 60th Avenue Southeast.

Aug. 20

Shoplifting: A subject was caught attempting to shoplift at a business in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue Southeast.

Aug. 19

Noise annoys: A resident in the 3600 block of 80th Avenue Southeast complained about loud talking and laughing coming from their neighbor’s home in the late evening hours.

Person found: Officers located a person who had been reported missing in the 2300 block of 60th Avenue Southeast and offered them resources.

Aug. 17

Marine incident: Marine patrol assisted officers in a neighboring city with a subject who fled from police and entered Lake Washington.

Aug. 16

Possible animal abuse: Officers investigated reports of possible animal abuse on West Shorewood Drive and contacted King County Animal Control.

Vehicle prowl: A resident in the 6900 block of Southeast Allen Street reported that someone rummaged through their vehicle overnight and stole a garage door opener.

Fraud: A resident in the 2800 block of 75th Place Southeast reported that due to unemployment fraud, the victim wasn’t receiving their tax return funds.

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