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Subject jailed on suspicion of shoplifting | Mercer Island police blotter

Selected reports Feb. 22-28.

  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:30am
  • News

By Reporter Staff

Feb. 27

Stolen vehicle: Police officers arrested a suspect when contacted driving a stolen vehicle in the 8100 block of eastbound Interstate 90.

Theft: Video footage captured theft of packages in the 2600 block of 76th Avenue Southeast.

Feb. 26

Suspicion of shoplifting: A subject familiar to police officers and retail employees in the 7700 block of Southeast 27th Street was transported to jail on suspicion of shoplifting.

Booze theft: A store employee in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue Southeast observed a subject stealing alcohol.

Feb. 25

Texting concerns: A resident in the 2800 block of 75th Place Southeast reported receiving aggressive text messages.

eBay woes: A victim in the 9200 block of Southeast 36th Place reported losing $150 in an eBay scam.

Feb. 24

Fraud: A subject in the 4800 block of Forest Avenue Southeast reported having checks stolen and fraudulently cashed.

Feb. 23

Stolen vehicle: A resident in the 2900 block of 78th Avenue Southeast reported having their locked vehicle stolen overnight.

Feb. 22

Car-parts swindle: A victim in the 5000 block of West Mercer Way reported being swindled into purchasing car parts online from a fraudulent vendor.

Theft: Police officers contacted subjects in the 2900 block of 78th Avenue Southeast after they matched the description of theft suspects.

DUI: A subject was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in the 4200 block of Mercerwood Drive.


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