Report of body parts sighting turns out to be police dive-training mannequin | Mercer Island police blotter

Selected reports Dec. 21-Jan. 10

By Reporter Staff

Jan. 10

Welfare check: Police officers checked on a man who was behaving strangely in the 7100 block of Southeast 29th Street. He didn’t need any assistance.

Jan. 8

Disturbance: A small physical disturbance was reported with a frustrated customer at a business in the 2800 block of 80th Avenue Southeast.

Jan. 7

Welfare check: A man was reported behaving strangely in a park in the 2000 block of 72nd Avenue Southeast. When contacted by police officers, the man said he did’t require any assistance.

Jan. 6

Harassment: A subject in the 4800 block of West Mercer Way reported receiving harassing text messages.

Suspicious activity: A subject was found sleeping in a community restroom in the 8000 block of Southeast 40th Street.

Theft: It was reported that someone stole a bicycle from a carport in the 9000 block of Southeast 37th Street.

Jan. 5

Fraud: A resident in the 5800 block of West Mercer Way reported discovering multiple fraudulent charges on their credit card.

Kids will be kids: Several residents called 911 on teenagers playing doorbell ditch in the 8200 block of Southeast 62nd Street. The teens agreed to stop and go home.

Jan. 4

Theft: It was reported that someone stole a vehicle from a secure lot in the 7800 block of Southeast 27th Street.

Mail theft: It was reported that someone stole items from a mail box in the 6300 block of 77th Avenue Southeast.

Package theft: It was reported that someone stole a package off a porch in the 2900 block of 74th Avenue Southeast.

Vehicle prowls: Multiple vehicle prowls were reported in the 2700 block of 78th Avenue Southeast.

Jan. 3

Welfare check: Police officers contacted a subject sleeping in a park restroom in the 2000 block of 72nd Avenue Southeast.

Vehicle prowl: It was reported that vehicles were prowled and nothing taken in the 6100 block of 79th Avenue Southeast.

Jan. 2

Civil dispute: Police officers assisted in a civil dispute over an apartment move-out in the 4000 block of 89th Avenue Southeast.

Dec. 31

Noisy game night: A loud game of charades during a dinner party generated disturbance reports in the 8400 block of West Mercer Way.

Demonstrators on interstate: Police officers assisted Washington State Patrol on Interstate 90 with a traffic backup caused by demonstrators in the 8000 block westbound.

Dec. 30

Dog bite: It was reported that a dog bit a bicyclist in the 2000 block of 84th Avenue Southeast.

Theft: It was reported that one vehicle was stolen and another one prowled in the 4200 block of 85th Avenue Southeast.

Dec. 29

Mannequin found: A subject reported seeing body parts near the police boat parked at the dock, but it turned out to be the police department marine dive-training mannequin.

Dec. 26

Mailbox theft: Someone broke into a mailbox and stole items in the 5400 block of East Mercer Way.

Dec. 24

Burglary: A resident has security camera footage of a subject removing some of their home security cameras and then burglarizing the home in the 3200 block of 90th Place Southeast.

Theft: A resident in the 2400 block of 76th Avenue Southeast mailed a package out of state that was received without its contents.

Dec. 23

Assistance: After a female drove her vehicle into some bushes and got lost when driving home, police officers drove her home to the 4700 block of Island Crest Way and informed her family of the situation.

Fraud: A victim in the 3200 block of 80th Avenue Southeast was defrauded $3,000 by a check-cashing scheme.

Dec. 22

Fraud: A caller in the 6200 block of Island Crest Way suspected she was being impersonated online.

Dec. 21

Burglary: Someone cut a lock and burglarized a storage unit in the 2600 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.