Mercer Island PD assists with several warrant arrests | Police Blotter

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.

Nov. 6

PROWLING: A victim said his car was broken into at 5:51 a.m. in the 4800 block of 88th Place SE and his checkbook was stolen, for a loss of $2.

ANOTHER PROWL: An unlocked van was prowled at 12:44 p.m. in the 6800 block of SE 33rd Place, and a handicap placard, mailbox key and $5 in change were taken.

WARRANT ARREST: Kent police called with a Mercer Island warrant subject in custody at 1:35 p.m. The suspect was booked into SCORE Jail on a $1,000 traffic warrant.

FRAUD: A victim in the 4200 block of Crestwood Place said at 5:53 p.m. that two of their credit card accounts were compromised, but no monetary loss was reported.

ANOTHER ARREST: A warrant subject was arrested by Bellevue police at 10:32 p.m., transferred to Mercer Island and booked into Issaquah Jail.

DUI: A driver was arrested for driving under the influence at 11:07 p.m. in the 7700 block of N. Mercer Way.

Nov. 7

WARRANT ARREST: Kirkland police had done a traffic stop on a Mercer Island warrant subject. The subject was transported to Issaquah Jail and booked into custody on the confirmed warrant at 7:42 a.m.

THEFT: A man in the 7400 block of W. Mercer Way said at 9:32 a.m. that after being advised by Experian, he was able to cancel a fraudulent credit card account opened in his name before any charges were made.

PROWLING: A car prowl was reported at 9:21 a.m. in the 4100 block of 93rd Ave. SE.

FIREWORKS: A citizen went to Fire Station 91 to dispose of old fireworks found at his mother’s residence in Mercer Island at 1:53 p.m. The items were placed in a box in the police department’s sally port for destruction.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: Two mailboxes were damaged at 3:12 p.m. in the 8600 block of SE 47th St. Possible mail theft was also reported.

FRAUD: Identity theft was reported at 4:47 p.m. in the 8100 block of W. Mercer Way.

Nov. 8

PROWLING: A vehicle was prowled while parked at the Dragon Park area of Island Crest Park. Credit cards stolen from the vehicle were used shortly after the prowl, which was reported at 2:54 p.m.

Nov. 9

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: At 9:51 a.m., someone reported that the recycling room of the 77 Central Apartments had been vandalized.

Nov. 10

FOUND PROPERTY: Based on an email tip from a citizen, police found an abandoned bicycle in the 9000 block of SE 60th St. at 2:05 p.m.

Nov. 12

TRAFFIC OFFENSES: A vehicle that had been reportedly shining lights into other cars was seen exiting a neighborhood in the 8400 block of SE 47th Place at a high rate of speed. The car traveled from Island Crest Way to Merrimount Drive and West Mercer Way. An MIPD officer saw the vehicle driving recklessly and going north on East Mercer Way (continuing a loop of the Island) and obtained the license number. Kirkland police assisted by checking the area of the registered owner’s address.

Nov. 13

HIT AND RUN: A hit and run involving a pedestrian and a minor injury was reported at 9:40 p.m. in the 7800 block of SE 27th St.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: A suspect accessed a residence in the 4000 block of W. Mercer Way at 10:48 p.m. while extremely impaired. The suspect’s vehicle was found nearby with significant fresh damage. The subject failed field sobriety tests, provided a breath sample of 0.190 and was arrested.

Nov. 14

WARRANT ARREST: Mercer Island police stopped a subject in the 7600 block of N. Mercer Way at 8:37 a.m. The driver had warrants from Kent police for possession of another person’s ID and minor in possession (MIP), for a total amount of bail of $20,000.

FOUND PROPERTY: A wallet was found along the sidewalk by the Park and Ride at 10:30 p.m.

Nov. 15

FOUND PROPERTY: A bicycle was found in the bushes at the MI Service Center at 12:03 p.m.