Phone scam: Subject poses as PSE representative | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 14-18.

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Sept. 14

Shoplifting: At 5:20 p.m. in the 8400 block of Southeast 68th Street, someone shoplifted from the business.

Sept. 15

PSE poser: At 11:46 a.m. in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue Southeast, someone posing as a Puget Sound Energy representative scammed someone out of $1,500.

Sept. 16

Liquor theft: At 7:23 p.m. in the 7700 block of Southeast 27th Street, two suspects entered the store and stole bottles of hard liquor. The total loss was $175.92

Sept. 17

Car prowl: At 12:39 p.m. in the 3500 block of East Mercer Way, the reporting party is an employee who was parking his car waiting for calls of service. As he parked, he heard a minivan’s alarm sounding and witnessed a white man quickly flee the area and run to a waiting red jeep. The van’s front passenger window was broke out but no entry made to the car. Estimated damage was $400.


Burglary: At 7:10 a.m. in the 3600 block of 84th Avenue Southeast, the victim’s garage was forced open and power tools were stolen from inside.


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