Police

A car full of teenagers — one of them an Islander — nearly ran over a police officer while driving recklessly in the 6600 block of S.E. 30th Street around 1:45 a.m. on April 12. Moments later, the driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and the three passengers, all under 21, were arrested for being minors in possession. Police also confiscated a fraudulent Arizona driver’s license from one of the teens.

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2008 4:52pm
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Drunk teens

A car full of teenagers — one of them an Islander — nearly ran over a police officer while driving recklessly in the 6600 block of S.E. 30th Street around 1:45 a.m. on April 12. Moments later, the driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and the three passengers, all under 21, were arrested for being minors in possession. Police also confiscated a fraudulent Arizona driver’s license from one of the teens.

Arrests

A 22-year-old Seattle man was arrested for violating a no-contact order in the 2300 block of West Mercer Way around 4:20 a.m. on April 11.

Police arrested a 39-year-old Kirkland man for driving drunk and possessing two small bags with 1.4 grams of cocaine in his truck in the 7900 block of S.E. 27th Street around 2:10 a.m. on April 11.

A 20-year-old woman from Kent was arrested for driving without a license after she was stopped for not having a front license plate and expired tabs in the 9600 block of S.E. 36th Street around 12:15 a.m. on April 9.

Domestic violence

A 52-year-old Island resident was arrested for harassment after he grabbed an eight-inch kitchen knife and asked his wife to kill him during an argument at their home in the 2800 block of West Mercer Way around 1:30 a.m. on April 12. According to the incident report, the wife locked herself in the bedroom and later fled to her car through a back door to call police.

Burglary

A home in the 4800 block of West Mercer Way was burglarized between 4:40 and 5:40 p.m. on April 7. According to the incident report, one of the victims returned home after leaving for the hour and found the home safe pried open and empty. The burglar entered through an unlocked sliding door.

Prescription medication was stolen from a home that was burglarized in the 4400 block of 88th Avenue S.E. on the night of April 3. According to the incident report, the 78-year-old victim heard her home alarm go off during the night but cancelled the call to police because she thought the burglar was frightened away by the alarm.

Mischief

Graffiti was spray-painted on a fence in the 6500 block of 83rd Place S.E. on the night of April 10.

Auto accidents

A fender-bender occurred in the parking lot located at 3023 S.E. 32nd St. around 5 p.m. on April 7. According to the accident report, an 82-year-old driver backed into a parked car, slightly damaging the bumpers of both vehicles.

A collision occurred in the 2700 block of West Mercer Way around 9:35 a.m. on April 4. According to the incident report, a 54-year-old Seattle man looking for a specific driveway pulled in front of an oncoming car he did not see. The other driver, a 30-year-old Seattle man, said he did not have time to react because the car suddenly turned in front of him.

Theft

A real estate lock box at the Montesano Condos located in the 7500 block of S.E. 29th Street was stolen from the front door sometime between 2 p.m. April 4 and 9 a.m. April 7. Unit 405 reported the crime.

An iPod am/fm converter was stolen from a car in the 2800 block of 75th Place S.E. the night of April 6. According to the incident report, the suspect cut the convertible top to gain entry.

Mischief

Graffiti was spray-painted on a wooden fence in the 6500 block of 83rd Place S.E. the night of April 10.

The driver’s side window of a car was smashed in the 2700 block of 78th Avenue S.E. the night of April 10. According to the incident report, nothing was taken and everything appeared to be in place.

Graffiti was found on the light poles and garbage cans at the Mormon Church the morning of April 13. The total damages is estimated to be $150.

Animal complaint

A loose dog was chasing the chickens belonging to a resident in the 8200 block of S.E. 61st Street the evening of April 10. According to the incident report, the dog was in another homeowners backyard barking and chasing chickens. The homeowner thought the dog appeared aggressive and called animal control, which responded, apprehended the dog and returned it to its owner.

Explosion

A power line insulator exploded in the 2500 block of 81st Avenue S.E. causing a piece of ceramic material to shatter the rear window of a vehicle parked nearby around 11 p.m. on April 12.


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