Police Blotter | Mailboxes damaged on East Mercer Way

MIPD also responds to assault, prowling and theft from Dec. 25-30.

December 25

DUI: MIPD arrested a 25-year-old Seattle man at the 8200 block of westbound I-90 on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Malicious mischief: A large bank of mailboxes at the 4800 block of East Mercer Way was pried open, causing damage, though police didn’t know if any mail had been taken.

Theft: Neighbors at the 6400 block of East Mercer Way reported an attempted theft from their mailbox bank. Three license plates were found near the mailboxes when police investigated.

Theft: An Island woman at the 8300 block of East Mercer Way reported that a suspect stole a package of unknown value from her porch and also went into her backyard.

December 26

Assault: A 37-year-old Island man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the second degree at the 8400 block of S.E. 82nd Street. The victim was a 45-year-old Island woman.

December 27

Theft: An Island man at the 9000 block of West Shorewood Drive said he had ordered a package online and it was delivered to his doorstep, but taken before he could retrieve it.

December 28

Informational report: A stolen Auburn police vehicle was recovered at a residential construction site, and released to Auburn PD.

December 29

Warrant arrest: MIPD arrested a suspect at the 9600 block of S.E. 36th Street on a misdemeanor warrant.

Prowling: An Island man reported that his unlocked vehicle was entered at the 6500 block of S.E. 28th Street, and property was unlawfully taken.

December 30

Prowling: An Island man’s wallet was taken out of an allegedly locked vehicle overnight at the 2700 block of 60th Avenue S.E. There was no sign of damage or forced entry. His credit and debit cards were used.


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