Statue of head found in flower bed | Mercer Island police blotter

Selected reports Aug. 3-6

  • Friday, August 14, 2020 10:20am
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Aug. 6

Suspicious slumber: It was reported at 8:34 a.m. in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue Southeast that a man became upset when he was found sleeping under the counter in a commercial establishment.

Traffic accident: No injuries were reported and an officer assisted with informational exchange following a traffic accident at 3:04 p.m. in the 2800 block of 62nd Avenue Southeast.

Beware of scam: At 6:11 p.m., an employment offer scam was reported by a resident in the 4300 block of Forest Avenue Southeast. It was noted that report work is performed and then repayment is requested in the form of money orders.

Aug. 5

Cat alert: At 9:34 a.m., officers responded to a home alarm in the 5800 block of West Mercer Way and found nothing suspicious, just a very large cat inside.

Fishy incident: It was reported at 12:06 p.m. that someone broke into a storage unit in the 2600 block of 76th Avenue Southeast and swiped fishing items.

Aug. 3

Gardening grab: A victim in the 8200 block of Southeast 78th Street reported at 7:10 a.m. that someone forced their way into a tool shed and stole gardening supplies.

A bark of success: At 11:44 a.m. in the 4700 block of 89th Avenue Southeast, a police officer found a lost dog, and after enticing him with treats the animal was reunited with its owner.

Sour sale: A police officer provided resources after a family dispute over a vehicle sale at 1:12 p.m. in the 2800 block of 75th Place Southeast.

Unfortunate switch off: It was reported at 2:25 p.m. in the 4400 block of Ferncroft Road that someone stole a new bicycle and left an older one behind.

Trespassed: At 5:34 p.m. in the 2700 block of 78th Avenue, a subject was trespassed from the property after exhibiting troubling behavior and refusing to leave.

The chase is on: It was reported at 5:46 p.m. that store employees in the 7800 block of Southeast 28th Street chased a theft subject. No one was apprehended at the time.

Heads up: A handmade statue of a head was reported found in a flower bed at 10:30 p.m. in the 7700 block of East Mercer Way.

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