Police

A collision occurred in the intersection of West Mercer Way and S.E. 32nd Street around 3:45 p.m. on April 3. According to the accident report, a 46-year-old Renton man in a pick-up truck did not have enough time to stop and struck a rental car driven by a 27-year-old man from California while crossing West Mercer. Passengers and drivers complained of soreness in their chest and ankles.

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Auto accidents

A collision occurred in the intersection of West Mercer Way and S.E. 32nd Street around 3:45 p.m. on April 3. According to the accident report, a 46-year-old Renton man in a pick-up truck did not have enough time to stop and struck a rental car driven by a 27-year-old man from California while crossing West Mercer. Passengers and drivers complained of soreness in their chest and ankles.

An unlicensed Island teen backed into an unoccupied parked car at Island Crest Park around 6 p.m. on April 2. Police cited the 15-year-old for driving without a license.

An 82-year-old Bellevue resident lost control of her vehicle in the Boys and Girls Club parking lot, driving over two curbs and the lawn, around 2:30 p.m. on April 2. According to the incident report, the driver told police she thought her foot was on the brake the entire time. Witness described the woman as driving at “full throttle.”

A rear-end collision occurred in the East Mercer on-ramp of I-90 after a car yielded for a passing ambulance around 4:45 p.m. on March 31. The driver of the second vehicle was cited for inattentive driving.

An 83-year-old Island resident scraped the side of a parked car in the 4800 block of West Mercer Way around 9:30 p.m. on March 28. Police determined the man was not intoxicated, but he could not give an explanation of how the accident happened. He was cited for inattentive driving.

Drive-by shooting

A 16-year-old Islander was shot three times with an Airsoft rifle by two teenagers passing in a car in the 7000 block of 84th Avenue S.E. around 6:30 p.m. on April 1. Police photographed the young man’s injuries as evidence.

Fraud

A 75-year-old Island resident was the victim of a credit card scam after she was asked by a man posing as bank security to give her account information on April 1. The woman’s husband called the bank after the incident to confirm the security check and was informed no one from the institution had contacted them and they should cancel the card.

Mischief

Two cars were egged and paint damaged in the 4100 block of 93rd Avenue S.E. on the night of March 30.

Arrest

A 26-year-old Seattle man was arrested for driving without a license in the 3100 block of West Mercer Way around 12:45 a.m. on April 1.


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